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Purity of LightningAura, Spell, AoE, Lightning
Radius: 36
Mana Reserved: 35%
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
Requires Level 24Casts an aura that grants lightning resistance to you and your allies.Per 1% Quality:
2% increased Area of Effect
You and nearby allies gain (22-41)% additional Lightning Resistance
+(0-19) to radius
You and nearby allies gain (0-4)% additional maximum Lightning Resistance
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Purity of Lightning skill icon.pngPurity of Lightning inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 24
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Alteration
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemLightningResistAura

Purity of Lightning skill screenshot.jpg

Purity of Lightning is an aura that grants lightning resistance and maximum lightning resistance to the caster and nearby allies.

Skill functions and interactions

Both the additional lightning resistance and additional maximum lightning resistance are affected by increased aura effect.

The following x% increase in aura effect are needed to recieve a higher amount of max resistances. +5% max resistance are gained by a lvl 23 version of the aura.

Aura Bonus/ Actual Bonus +5% max +6% max +7% max +8% max +9% max +10% max +11% max +12% max +13% max +14% max +15% max
+4% max 25% 50% 75% 100% 125% 150% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
+5% max 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 120% 140% 160% 180% 200%

The passive tree can provide 69% aura effect which requires heavy point investment though. The Champion Duelist class can have an additional 20% effect, the Guardian Templar class can have an additional 10% effect, and the Necromancer Witch class an additional 5%. Conqueror's PotencyConqueror's Potency
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 14% increased Effect of your Curses
Flasks applied to you have 8% increased Effect
3% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
What you earn is almost as important as what you take.Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
can provide another 3% effect. Through the use of Victario's InfluenceVictario's Influence
Lacquered Garb
Quality: +20%
Evasion: (686-772)
Energy Shield: (134-151)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 52, 76 Dex, 76 Int+1 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 30 Generosity
Socketed Gems have 30% reduced Mana Reservation
(120-150)% increased Evasion and Energy Shield
(20-40)% increased Area of Effect of Aura Skills
(10-15)% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
"Every life is a story.
If you're not writing your own,
you'd better know who's writing it for you!"
- Victario, the People's Poet
with its lvl 30 Generosity SupportGenerosity SupportSupport, Aura
Icon: G
Requires Level 31Supports aura skills that affect you and allies, increasing the aura's effect on allies, but preventing it from affecting you at all. Cannot support curse auras, or other auras that only affect enemies. Cannot support skills used by totems.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 2% increased Aura Area of Effect
Non-Curse Auras from Supported Skills have (20-39)% increased Effect
Supported Auras do not affect you
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
and up to 15% increased effect mod, an additional 64% increased aura effect can be obtained. However, supported auras will not affect you.
If the player equips a Dying BreathDying Breath
Iron Staff
Warstaff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 14.443.2
Critical Strike Chance: 6.40%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 13, 27 Str, 27 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff18% increased Cast Speed
18% increased maximum Mana
18% increased Area of Effect of Aura Skills
18% increased Area of Effect of Curse Skills
Nearby Enemies have 18% increased Effect of Curses on them
Nearby allies gain 18% increased Damage
18% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
The whispers of the dead
Carry wisdom for the living,
If you are willing to give your life
To listen.
, an additional 18% effect can be achieved at the cost of a shield (such as Prism GuardianPrism Guardian
Archon Kite Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 22%
Armour: 187
Energy Shield: 36
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 68, 85 Str, 85 Int+12% to all Elemental Resistances+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
Socketed Gems have Blood Magic
Socketed Gems have 25% reduced Mana Reservation
+(20-30) to Dexterity
+25% to all Elemental Resistances
When blood is paid, the weak think twice.
) and weapon (such as Advancing FortressAdvancing Fortress
Gut Ripper
Claw
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (44-48)(116.6-127.2)
Critical Strike Chance: 6.30%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 46, 80 Dex, 80 Int+44 Life gained for each Enemy hit by AttacksSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 12 Fortify
15% Chance to Block Attack Damage
(100-120)% increased Physical Damage
+110 to Evasion Rating
+35 to maximum Energy Shield
+(30-50) to maximum Life
Reflects (71-90) Physical Damage to Melee Attackers
"A man cowers behind his walls.
A woman carries her fortress with her.
In heart, in mind, in hand."
- Sekhema Deshret
or Ephemeral EdgeEphemeral Edge
Dusk Blade
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 51.3145.8
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 32, 57 Str, 57 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating+10 to Intelligence
150% increased Physical Damage
50% increased Global Critical Strike Chance
(40-50)% increased maximum Energy Shield
10% reduced maximum Life
(0.6-1)% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana
In the rift between future and past,
life passes quickly.
). Additionally, the player can equip The Jinxed JujuThe Jinxed Juju
Citrine Amulet
Requires Level 48+(16-24) to Strength and Dexterity+(30-40) to Intelligence
+(23-31)% to Chaos Resistance
(10-15)% increased Effect of your Curses
(10-15)% increased effect of Non-Curse Auras from your Skills
10% of Damage from Hits is taken from your Spectres' Life before you
Burned rhoa's eye and goatman's beard do demand:
Leave behind those lazy bones;
Dance, ye dead, at my command!
amulet for up to an additional 15% increased effect.
The table below shows the highest aura effect each ascendancy can achieve.

Ascendancy Aura Effect
Champion 189%
Guardian 179%
Necromancer 174%
Other 169%

See the aura page for more details.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceLightning
Resistance
Radiusmax. Lightning
Resistance
Exp.Total Exp.
1245822%N/AN/A00
2276423%+1N/A118,383118,383
3307124%+2N/A175,816294,199
4337725%+3N/A254,061548,260
5368326%+41%359,090907,350
6399027%+51%498,5081,405,858
7429628%+61%682,0572,087,915
84510229%+71%921,7773,009,692
94810930%+81%1,727,8794,737,571
105011331%+91%1,138,8775,876,448
115211732%+102%1,368,2337,244,681
125412133%+112%1,638,3388,883,019
135612534%+122%1,956,64810,839,667
145813035%+132%3,655,18414,494,851
156013436%+142%3,017,32717,512,178
166213837%+152%7,793,91425,306,092
176414238%+163%15,206,03140,512,123
186614639%+173%26,185,58266,697,705
196815140%+183%62,755,923129,453,628
207015541%+194%211,877,683341,331,311
217215942%+204%N/AN/A
2274N/A43%+214%N/AN/A
2376N/A44%+225%N/AN/A
2478N/A45%+235%N/AN/A
2580N/A46%+245%N/AN/A
2682N/A47%+255%N/AN/A
2784N/A48%+265%N/AN/A
2886N/A49%+275%N/AN/A
2988N/A50%+285%N/AN/A
3090N/A51%+295%N/AN/A
3191N/A51%+295%N/AN/A
3292N/A52%+305%N/AN/A
3393N/A52%+305%N/AN/A
3494N/A53%+315%N/AN/A
3595N/A53%+315%N/AN/A
3696N/A54%+325%N/AN/A
3797N/A54%+325%N/AN/A
3898N/A55%+335%N/AN/A
3999N/A55%+335%N/AN/A
40100N/A56%+345%N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
random superior gem (Q20)Automatic

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Lost in Love
Act 3
Clarissa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Purity of Lightning.

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Purity Of Lightning Mana Reservation 166Purity of Lightning has 14% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Purity Of Lightning Mana Reservation 275Purity of Lightning has 20% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Purity of Lightning:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
Watcher's EyeWatcher's Eye
Prismatic Jewel
Limited to: 1(4-6)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased maximum Life
(4-6)% increased maximum Mana
<Two or Three random aura modifiers>
One by one, they stood their ground against a creature
they had no hope of understanding, let alone defeating,
and one by one, they became a part of it.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Prismatic Jewel1(4-6)% increased maximum Energy Shield
(4-6)% increased maximum Life
(4-6)% increased maximum Mana
<Two or Three random aura modifiers>
(1-1.5)% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life while affected by Anger
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Fire Resistance while affected by Anger
+(30-50)% to Critical Strike Multiplier while affected by Anger
(40-60)% increased Fire Damage while affected by Anger
Gain (15-25)% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage while affected by Anger
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage while affected by Anger
(6-10)% of Damage taken from Mana before Life while affected by Clarity
(15-20)% of Damage taken gained as Mana over 4 seconds when Hit while affected by Clarity
Gain (12-18)% of Maximum Mana as Extra Maximum Energy Shield while affected by Clarity
(20-30)% increased Mana Recovery Rate while affected by Clarity
(10-15)% chance to Recover 10% of Mana when you use a Skill while affected by Clarity
Non-Channelling Skills have -(10-5) to Total Mana Cost while affected by Clarity
+(600-1000) to Armour while affected by Determination
+(5-8)% Chance to Block Attack Damage while affected by Determination
(5-8)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by Determination
You take (60-40)% reduced Extra Damage from Critical Strikes while affected by Determination
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Physical Damage taken while affected by Determination
Unaffected by Vulnerability while affected by Determination
+(5-8)% Chance to Block Spell Damage while affected by Discipline
+(20-30) Energy Shield gained for each Enemy Hit while affected by Discipline
(20-30)% increased Energy Shield Recovery Rate while affected by Discipline
Regenerate (1.5-2.5)% of Energy Shield per Second while affected by Discipline
(30-40)% faster start of Energy Shield Recharge while affected by Discipline
+(5-8)% chance to Evade Attack Hits while affected by Grace
(30-50)% chance to Blind Enemies which Hit you while affected by Grace
(6-10)% chance to Dodge Attack Hits while affected by Grace
(10-15)% increased Movement Speed while affected by Grace
Unaffected by Enfeeble while affected by Grace
(5-8)% chance to Dodge Spell Hits while affected by Haste
(30-50)% increased cooldown recovery speed of Movement Skills used while affected by Haste
Debuffs on you expire (20-15)% faster while affected by Haste
You gain Onslaught for 4 seconds on Kill while affected by Haste
You have Phasing while affected by Haste
Unaffected by Temporal Chains while affected by Haste
Adds (58-70) to (88-104) Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
+(1.2-1.8)% to Critical Strike Chance while affected by Hatred
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Cold Resistance while affected by Hatred
(40-60)% increased Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage while affected by Hatred
+(18-22)% to Damage over Time Multiplier while affected by Malevolence
(15-20)% increased Recovery rate of Life and Energy Shield while affected by Malevolence
Unaffected by Bleeding while affected by Malevolence
Unaffected by Poison while affected by Malevolence
Damaging Ailments you inflict deal Damage (10-15)% faster while affected by Malevolence
Cannot be Blinded while affected by Precision
Gain a Flask Charge when you deal a Critical Strike while affected by Precision
(40-60)% increased Attack Damage while affected by Precision
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed while affected by Precision
+(30-50)% to Critical Strike Multiplier while affected by Precision
(8-12)% chance to deal Double Damage while using Pride
25% chance to Impale Enemies on Hit with Attacks while using Pride
Impales you inflict last 2 additional Hits while using Pride
(40-60)% increased Attack Physical Damage while using Pride
Your Hits Intimidate Enemies for 4 seconds while you are using Pride
+(30-50)% to Chaos Resistance while affected by Purity of Elements
(50-40)% reduced Reflected Elemental Damage taken while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Cold Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Fire Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
(8-12)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Lightning Damage while affected by Purity of Elements
Unaffected by Elemental Weakness while affected by Purity of Elements
Immune to Ignite while affected by Purity of Fire
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Fire Damage while affected by Purity of Fire
Unaffected by Burning Ground while affected by Purity of Fire
Unaffected by Flammability while affected by Purity of Fire
Immune to Freeze while affected by Purity of Ice
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Cold Damage while affected by Purity of Ice
Unaffected by Chilled Ground while affected by Purity of Ice
Unaffected by Frostbite while affected by Purity of Ice
Immune to Shock while affected by Purity of Lightning
(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Lightning Damage while affected by Purity of Lightning
Unaffected by Conductivity while affected by Purity of Lightning
Unaffected by Shocked Ground while affected by Purity of Lightning
(4-6)% additional Physical Damage Reduction while affected by Determination
Regenerate (1.2-2.2)% of Energy Shield per Second while affected by Discipline
+(4-6)% chance to Evade Attack Hits while affected by Grace
(1-1.5)% of Damage leeched as Life while affected by Vitality
Regenerate (100-140) Life per Second while affected by Vitality
+(20-30) Life gained for each Enemy Hit while affected by Vitality
(50-70)% increased Life Recovery from Flasks while affected by Vitality
(20-30)% increased Life Recovery Rate while affected by Vitality
(70-100)% increased Critical Strike Chance while affected by Wrath
(40-60)% increased Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(1-1.5)% of Lightning Damage is Leeched as Energy Shield while affected by Wrath
Damage Penetrates (10-15)% Lightning Resistance while affected by Wrath
Gain (15-25)% of Physical Damage as Extra Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(25-40)% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage while affected by Wrath
(10-15)% increased Cast Speed while affected by Zealotry
Effects of Consecrated Ground you create while affected by Zealotry Linger for 2 seconds
Consecrated Ground you create while affected by Zealotry causes enemies to take (8-10)% increased Damage
(100-120)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Enemies on Consecrated Ground while affected by Zealotry
Critical Strikes Penetrate (8-10)% of Enemy Elemental Resistances while affected by Zealotry
Gain Arcane Surge for 4 seconds when you create Consecrated Ground while affected by Zealotry
30% increased Maximum total Recovery per second from Energy Shield Leech while affected by Zealotry
Aul's UprisingAul's Uprising
Onyx Amulet
Requires Level 55+(10-16) to all Attributes+(20-30) to Intelligence
(15-20)% increased maximum Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
Hits against Nearby Enemies have 50% increased Critical Strike Chance
<Random Intelligence aura> Reserves no Mana
It was not his fearlessness or ferocity, nor his tactical genius,
it was his leadership that earned Aul, the Last King, his crown.
Onyx Amulet55+(10-16) to all Attributes+(20-30) to Intelligence
(15-20)% increased maximum Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
Hits against Nearby Enemies have 50% increased Critical Strike Chance
<Random Intelligence aura> Reserves no Mana
Clarity Reserves no Mana
Discipline Reserves no Mana
Malevolence Reserves no Mana
Purity of Elements Reserves no Mana
Purity of Lightning Reserves no Mana
Wrath Reserves no Mana
Zealotry Reserves no Mana
Doryani's DelusionDoryani's Delusion
Sorcerer Boots
Quality: +20%
Energy Shield: (147-166)
Requires Level 67, 123 Int(180-220)% increased Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
"Every day we choose safety or knowledge. Live and stagnate, or risk death for truth.
I would rather see the end of the Vaal than help it tread water."
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
Sorcerer Boots67(180-220)% increased Energy Shield
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Cold Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Fire Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (1-3) to (68-72) Lightning Damage to Spells and Attacks
Grants Level 25 Purity of Fire Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Ice Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Lightning Skill
Doryani's DelusionDoryani's Delusion
Titan Greaves
Quality: +20%
Armour: (530-578)
Requires Level 68, 120 Str(100-120)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
"Every day we choose safety or knowledge. Live and stagnate, or risk death for truth.
I would rather see the end of the Vaal than help it tread water."
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
Titan Greaves68(100-120)% increased Armour
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Cold Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Fire Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (1-3) to (68-72) Lightning Damage to Spells and Attacks
Grants Level 25 Purity of Fire Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Ice Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Lightning Skill
Doryani's DelusionDoryani's Delusion
Slink Boots
Quality: +20%
Evasion: (541-590)
Requires Level 69, 120 Dex(100-120)% increased Evasion Rating
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
"Every day we choose safety or knowledge. Live and stagnate, or risk death for truth.
I would rather see the end of the Vaal than help it tread water."
- Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
Slink Boots69(100-120)% increased Evasion Rating
+(50-70) to maximum Life
30% increased Movement Speed
<One Purity of # mod of one element and One Added # damage mod of one element>
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Cold Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (25-30) to (40-45) Fire Damage to Spells and Attacks
Adds (1-3) to (68-72) Lightning Damage to Spells and Attacks
Grants Level 25 Purity of Fire Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Ice Skill
Grants Level 25 Purity of Lightning Skill

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Purity of Lightning:

NameStats
Pure Aptitude
LightningResistNotable passive skill icon.png
+20 to Intelligence
Purity of Lightning has 30% reduced Mana Reservation
Regenerate 1% of Energy Shield per second [1]
Pure Commander
AuraEffectNotable passive skill icon.png
Purity of Fire has 30% increased Aura Effect
Purity of Ice has 30% increased Aura Effect
Purity of Lightning has 30% increased Aura Effect
Purity of Elements has 30% increased Aura Effect [1]

Related modifiers

The following modifiers are related to Purity of Lightning:

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
PurityOfLightningSkillCorrupted45Grants Level 15 Purity of Lightning Skillamulet 0
body_armour 0
default 0
Enchantment Purity Of Lightning Mana Reservation 166Purity of Lightning has 14% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Purity Of Lightning Mana Reservation 275Purity of Lightning has 20% reduced Mana Reservationhelmet 100
default 0
GrantsPurityOfLightningUnique__11Grants Level 25 Purity of Lightning SkillN/A
GrantsVaalPurityOfLightningUnique__11Grants Level 25 Vaal Impurity of Lightning SkillN/A
PurityOfLightningTakePhysicalAsLightning1(6-10)% of Physical Damage from Hits taken as Lightning Damage while affected by Purity of LightningN/A
PurityOfLightningImmuneToShock_1Immune to Shock while affected by Purity of LightningN/A
PurityOfLightningUnaffectedByShockedGround1Unaffected by Shocked Ground while affected by Purity of LightningN/A
PurityOfLightningUnaffectedByConductivity_____1Unaffected by Conductivity while affected by Purity of LightningN/A
PurityOfLightningReducedReflectedLightningDamage1(50-40)% reduced Reflected Lightning Damage taken while affected by Purity of LightningN/A
V2PurityOfLightningSkillCorrupted56Grants Level 23 Purity of Lightning Skillamulet 1000
default 0
PurityOfLightningNoReservationUnique__169Purity of Lightning Reserves no ManaN/A
SynthesisImplicitPurityOfLightningReservation148Purity of Lightning has 10% reduced Mana ReservationN/A
SynthesisImplicitPurityOfLightningReservation265Purity of Lightning has (40-30)% reduced Mana ReservationN/A
SynthesisImplicitGrantsPurityOfLightning175Grants Level 25 Purity of Lightning SkillN/A
of the Crusade75Purity of Lightning has (30-25)% reduced Mana Reservationamulet_crusader 500
default 0

Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Purity of Lightning.

ItemEffect(s)

Version history

Version Changes
3.4.0
  • Now instant by default and can therefore be used while moving.
  • All instant skills now have cooldown 1 second or less.
  • Instant skills cannot be supported by Spell Echo and will not be cast a second time by similar effects (such as from the Echoing Shrine).
1.0.1
  • Purity of Lightning has been added to the game.