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Ranged skills use ranged weapons (bows and wands), to perform attacks. The damage of these attacks is based on the weapons equipped.

Weapon restrictions

Not all skills are usable with all types of weapons. Use the following table to help you design your ranged character's skills.

Skill Bow (2H) Wand (1H)
BarrageBarrageAttack, Projectile, Bow
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (40%-48%)
Requires Level 12After a short preparation time, you attack repeatedly with a ranged weapon. These attacks have a small randomised spread. Only works with Bows and Wands.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Projectile Damage
Deals (40-47.6)% of Base Damage
Fires 4 additional Projectiles
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Barrage skill icon.png
Blast RainBlast RainFire, Attack, AoE, Bow
Radius: 24
Mana Cost: (8-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (40%-48%)
Requires Level 28Fires an arrow up in the air, which splits and rains down in a series of explosions over an area. The explosions will always overlap on the targeted area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (40-47.6)% of Base Damage
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Causes 4 Explosions
Penetrates (15-25)% Fire Resistance
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blast Rain skill icon.png
Blink ArrowBlink ArrowAttack, Minion, Duration, Movement, Travel, Bow
Mana Cost: (14-20)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 10Fires an arrow at the target destination. When the arrow lands, you are teleported to it and a clone is summoned at your old location. The clone is a minion that uses your bow and quiver.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% increased Arrow Speed
Base duration is 3 seconds
Minions deal 75% more Damage
(0-114)% increased Minion Damage
(0-57)% increased Minion Maximum Life
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Blink Arrow skill icon.png
Burning ArrowBurning ArrowAttack, Projectile, Fire, Bow
Mana Cost: (5-8)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (150%-184%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that deals fire damage to its target and has an increased chance of igniting it.Per 1% Quality:
3% increased Ignite Duration on enemies
Deals (150-184.2)% of Base Damage
(30-49)% chance to Ignite enemies
(30-68)% more Damage with Ignite
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Burning Arrow skill icon.png
Caustic ArrowCaustic ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Chaos, Bow
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (55%-64%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow which deals chaos damage in an area on impact, and spreads caustic ground. Enemies standing on the caustic ground take chaos damage over time.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (55-64.4)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Deals (7-1714.8) Base Chaos Damage per second
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Projectile Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Caustic Arrow skill icon.png
Elemental HitElemental HitAttack, Projectile, Melee, Strike, Fire, Cold, Lightning, AoE, Bow
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Each attack with this skill will choose an element at random, and will only be able to deal damage of that element. If the attack hits an enemy, it will also deal damage in an area around them, with the radius being larger if that enemy is suffering from an ailment of the chosen element. It will avoid choosing the same element twice in a row.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Elemental Damage
(23-590) to (43-1096) Added Attack Fire Damage
(19-483) to (35-896) Added Attack Cold Damage
(4-95) to (70-1802) Added Attack Lightning Damage
(30-49)% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
10% more Damage per Elemental Ailment on the Enemy
80% more Area Radius against Enemies affected by an Ailment of the chosen Element
Only Deals Damage of the chosen Element
Deals no Damage of other Damage Types
+(0-2) to Melee range
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Elemental Hit skill icon.png
Explosive ArrowExplosive ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Fire, Bow
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (18-27)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 3260
Requires Level 28Fires an arrow which acts as a short duration fuse. Applying additional arrows to an enemy extends the duration. When the target dies or the fuses expire, the arrows explode, dealing fire AoE damage to nearby enemies. The AoE radius is proportional to the number of arrows upon death.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Base duration is 1 seconds
Explosion deals (44-586) to (66-879) Base Fire Damage per Fuse Charge
+2 to Explosion Radius per Fuse Charge
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Arrow skill icon.png
FrenzyFrenzyAttack, Projectile, Melee, Strike, Bow
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (115%-135%)
Requires Level 16Performs an attack that gives the character a frenzy charge if it hits. Frenzy charges increase your attack speed.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (115-135)% of Base Damage
5% more Attack Damage per Frenzy Charge
5% more Attack Speed per Frenzy Charge
+(0-2) to Melee range
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frenzy skill icon.png
Ice ShotIce ShotAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Cold, Bow
Radius: 23 / 10
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (120%-147%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that converts some physical damage to cold on its target and converts all physical damage to cold in a cone behind that target. Creates a patch of ground ice under the target.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cold Damage
Deals (120-146.6)% of Base Damage
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Shot skill icon.png
Kinetic BlastKinetic BlastAttack, Projectile, AoE
Radius: 14
Mana Cost: (15-16)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (120%-147%)
Requires Level 28Fires a projectile from a Wand that causes a series of small explosions surrounding its point of impact, each damaging enemies caught in the area.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (120-146.6)% of Base Damage
Creates 4 explosions
35% less Area Damage
(0-19)% increased Area of Effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Kinetic Blast skill icon.png
Lightning ArrowLightning ArrowAttack, AoE, Projectile, Lightning, Bow
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Projectile Speed: 3260
Requires Level 12Fires a charged arrow at the target, causing them to be struck by a bolt of lightning which damages nearby enemies.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% chance to Shock enemies
Deals (100-119)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Hits up to 3 additional enemies near the target
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Arrow skill icon.png
Mirror ArrowMirror ArrowAttack, Minion, Duration, Bow
Mana Cost: (14-20)
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 10Fires an arrow at the target destination. When the arrow lands, a clone is summoned. The clone is a minion that uses your bow and quiver.Per 1% Quality:
1.5% increased Arrow Speed
Base duration is 3 seconds
Minions deal 75% more Damage
(0-114)% increased Minion Damage
(0-57)% increased Minion Maximum Life
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Mirror Arrow skill icon.png
Power SiphonPower SiphonAttack, Projectile
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (125%-151%)
Requires Level 12Fires your wand to unleash projectiles that fire toward enemies in front of you or to your sides, dealing increased damage and granting you a power charge if an enemy is killed by, or soon after, the hit.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
Deals (125-150.7)% of Base Damage
Fires (4-7) additional Projectiles
20% chance to gain a Power Charge when Projectile Hits a Rare or Unique Enemy
+10% to Critical Strike Multiplier per Power Charge
20% increased Critical Strike Chance per Power Charge
Culling Strike
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Power Siphon skill icon.png
PuncturePunctureAttack, Projectile, Duration, Melee, Strike, Physical, Bow
Mana Cost: 6
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (135%-165%)
Requires Level 4Punctures enemies, causing a bleeding debuff, which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. Puncture works with bows, daggers, claws or swords.Per 1% Quality:
Bleeding inflicted by this Skill deals Damage 0.5% faster
Deals (134.74-164.56)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 8 seconds
(3-75) to (4-113) Added Attack Physical Damage
(30-49)% more Damage with Bleeding
Causes Bleeding
+(0-2) to Melee range
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Puncture skill icon.png
Rain of ArrowsRain of ArrowsAttack, AoE, Projectile, Bow
Radius: 24
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (40%-50%)
Requires Level 12Fires multiple arrows into the air, to land in sequence after a delay, starting at the targeted location and spreading outwards in all directions. Each arrow deals damage in an area around it. Half of the arrows will land directly on targets if there are targets in their range.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (40-50)% of Base Damage
Fires (17-21) additional Arrows
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Rain of Arrows skill icon.png
Scourge ArrowScourge ArrowAttack, Projectile, Channelling, Chaos, Bow
Mana Cost: (4-5)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (40%-49%)
Requires Level 28Channel to infuse an arrow with chaos, gaining stages while it is held. Release to fire this piercing arrow, which leaves spore pods in its wake. Each spore pod blooms, firing a nova of thorn arrows. Modifiers that cause additional projectiles to be fired will only apply to the initial arrows, and the spore pods will be split between those arrows.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (40-49.1)% of Base Damage
5 maximum Stages
Each Spore Pod fires 9 Thorn Arrows
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Thorn Arrows deal 50% less Damage
150% more Damage with Hits and Ailments per Stage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Scourge Arrow skill icon.png
Shrapnel ShotShrapnel ShotLightning, Attack, Projectile, AoE, Bow
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (80%-99%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that pierces through enemies. Arrows are fired with such force that they create a burst of lightning, damaging all enemies in a cone in front of the archer.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (80-99)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Arrows Pierce (4-7) additional Targets
+(0-5) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Shrapnel Shot skill icon.png
Siege BallistaSiege BallistaTotem, Attack, Projectile, Bow
Mana Cost: (8-13)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (140%-170%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Requires Level 4Summons a totem that attacks with piercing arrows. It attacks slowly, but deals increased damage.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Totem Placement speed
Deals (140-170.4)% of Base Damage
Totem lasts 8 seconds
Arrows Pierce (6-9) additional Targets
Summons a Totem which uses the Supported Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Siege Ballista skill icon.png
Split ArrowSplit ArrowAttack, Projectile, Bow
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (90%-109%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires multiple arrows at different targets.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
Deals (90-109)% of Base Damage
Fires (4-6) additional Arrows
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Split Arrow skill icon.png
Tornado ShotTornado ShotAttack, Projectile, Bow
Mana Cost: (8-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (90%-109%)
Requires Level 28Fires a piercing shot that travels until it reaches the targeted location. It will then fire projectiles out in all directions from that point.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Damage
Deals (90-109)% of Base Damage
Fires 3 secondary Projectiles
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Tornado Shot skill icon.png

All Vaal skills have the same weapon restrictions as their non-Vaal parent.

Support gems

All ranged attack skills listed here can use any of the following support gem:

Strength Dexterity Intelligence
  • Added Fire Damage SupportAdded Fire Damage SupportFire, Physical, Support
    Icon: F
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills gain (25-44)% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire DamageThis 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.
  • Blood Magic SupportBlood Magic SupportSupport
    Icon: B
    Mana Multiplier: (245%-196%)
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% reduced Mana Cost
    Supported Skills Spend Life instead of ManaThis 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.
  • Cold to Fire SupportCold to Fire SupportCold, Fire, Support
    Icon: x
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Cold Damage
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills have 50% of Cold Damage Converted to Fire Damage
    Supported Skills gain (10-29)% of Cold Damage as Extra Fire Damage
    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.
  • Fire Penetration SupportFire Penetration SupportFire, Support
    Icon: V
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Fire ResistanceThis 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.
  • Burning Damage SupportBurning Damage SupportFire, Support
    Icon: b
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, or can deal burning damage directly.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Burning Damage
    Supported Skills deal (35-54)% more Burning DamageThis 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.
  • Iron Grip SupportIron Grip SupportProjectile, Physical, Support
    Icon: i
    Requires Level 18Supports attack skills that fire projectiles, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their physical projectile damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Strength's damage bonus applies to Projectile Attacks made with Supported Skills
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Item Quantity SupportItem Quantity SupportSupport
    Icon: Q
    Requires Level 24Supports any skill that can kill enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    0.35% increased Quantity of Items Dropped by Enemies Slain from Supported Skills
    (17-36)% increased Quantity of Items Dropped by Enemies Slain from Supported SkillsThis 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.
  • Knockback SupportKnockback SupportSupport
    Icon: k
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
    Supported Skills have (25-44)% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
    Supported Skills have 50% increased Knockback Distance
    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.
  • Life Gain on Hit SupportLife Gain on Hit SupportAttack, Support
    Icon: h
    Mana Multiplier: 150%
    Requires Level 8Supports attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
    +0.5 Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks from Supported Skills
    +(6-44) Life gained for each Enemy hit by Attacks from Supported SkillsThis 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.
  • Life Leech SupportLife Leech SupportSupport
    Icon: l
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech life based on damage dealt.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage while Leeching Life
    Supported Skills have (2-3.9)% of Damage Leeched as LifeThis 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.
  • Ranged Attack Totem SupportRanged Attack Totem SupportBow, Projectile, Support, Totem
    Icon: R
    Mana Multiplier: 200%
    Requires Level 8Supports any bow or wand attack skill. Instead of using that skill, you will summon a totem that uses the skill for you.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Totem Placement speed
    Summons a Totem which uses the Supported Skill
    Totem lasts 8 seconds
    Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Damage
    Attacks used by Totem have 30% less Attack Speed
    Supported Attack Skills cannot be used with Melee Weapons
    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.
  • Reduced Mana SupportReduced Mana SupportSupport
    Icon: r
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill, reducing its mana cost. Does not affect skills that reserve mana.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.25% reduced Mana Cost
    Supported Skills have (25-34)% reduced Mana CostThis 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.
  • Stun SupportStun SupportSupport
    Icon: t
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies, making it easier to stun enemies with those skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1.5% increased Stun Duration on Enemies
    Supported Skills have (30-49)% reduced Enemy Stun ThresholdThis 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.
  • Elemental Damage with Attacks SupportElemental Damage with Attacks SupportAttack, Support
    Icon: W
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 18Supports attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
    Supported Attack Skills deal (35-54)% more Elemental DamageThis 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.
  • Added Cold Damage SupportAdded Cold Damage SupportCold, Support
    Icon: C
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Cold Damage
    Supported Skills have (4-169) to (6-254) added Cold DamageThis 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.
  • Additional Accuracy SupportAdditional Accuracy SupportAttack, Support
    Icon: a
    Requires Level 8Supports attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Accuracy Rating
    Supported Skills have +(74-1034) to Accuracy RatingThis 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.
  • Blind SupportBlind SupportSupport
    Icon: x
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Blinding duration
    Supported Skills have 10% chance to Blind enemies on hit
    Supported Skills have (0-38)% increased Blinding duration
    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.
  • Chain SupportChain SupportSupport, Chaining, Projectile
    Icon: c
    Mana Multiplier: 150%
    Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills, and any other skills that chain.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Projectile Speed
    Supported Skills Chain +2 times
    Supported Skills deal (30-11)% less Damage with Hits
    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.
  • Chance to Flee SupportChance to Flee SupportSupport
    Icon: z
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% chance to Cause Monsters to Flee
    Supported Skills have (25-44)% chance to Cause Monsters to FleeThis 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.
  • Cold Penetration SupportCold Penetration SupportCold, Support
    Icon: V
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Cold Damage
    Supported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Cold ResistanceThis 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.
  • Culling Strike SupportCulling Strike SupportSupport
    Icon: X
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies. If enemies are left below 10% of maximum life after being hit by these skills, they will be killed.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Kill Enemies that have 10% Life or lower when Hit by Supported Skills
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Damage
    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.
  • Faster Attacks SupportFaster Attacks SupportAttack, Support
    Icon: A
    Mana Multiplier: 115%
    Requires Level 18Supports attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have (25-44)% increased Attack SpeedThis 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.
  • Faster Projectiles SupportFaster Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: j
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 31Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills have (50-69)% increased Projectile Speed
    Supported Skills deal (20-29)% increased Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Fork SupportFork SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: Y
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 31Supports projectile skills, making their projectiles fork into two projectiles the first time they hit an enemy and don't pierce it.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills deal (-10-9)% more Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills Fork
    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.
  • Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportGreater Multiple Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: P
    Mana Multiplier: 165%
    Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills fire 4 additional Projectiles
    Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Lesser Multiple Projectiles SupportLesser Multiple Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: l
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 8Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills fire 2 additional Projectiles
    Supported Skills deal (25-16)% less Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Mana Leech SupportMana Leech SupportSupport
    Icon: m
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech mana based on damage dealt.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage while Leeching Mana
    Supported Skills have (2-3.9)% of Damage Leeched as ManaThis 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.
  • Vicious Projectiles SupportVicious Projectiles SupportProjectile, Attack, Physical, Chaos, Support
    Icon: d
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 18Supports projectile attack skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Physical Damage
    Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Physical Projectile Attack Damage
    Supported Skills have 10% less Projectile Attack Speed
    Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Physical Damage over Time
    Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Chaos Damage over Time
    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.
  • Pierce SupportPierce SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: p
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Projectiles from Supported Skills Pierce (2-4) additional Targets
    Supported Skills deal (0-19)% more Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Point Blank SupportPoint Blank SupportProjectile, Attack, Support
    Icon: b
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 18Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills' Projectile Attack Hits deal up to 50% more Damage to targets at the start of their movement, dealing less Damage to targets as the projectile travels farther
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Slower Projectiles SupportSlower Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
    Icon: J
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 31Supports projectile skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile Damage
    Supported Skills have (30-49)% less Projectile Speed
    Supported Skills deal (20-29)% more Projectile Damage
    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.
  • Added Chaos Damage SupportAdded Chaos Damage SupportChaos, Support
    Icon: H
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Chaos Damage
    Supported Skills have (17-170) to (26-255) added Chaos DamageThis 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.
  • Added Lightning Damage SupportAdded Lightning Damage SupportLightning, Support
    Icon: L
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Lightning Damage
    Supported Skills have (1-21) to (8-402) added Lightning DamageThis 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.
  • Combustion SupportCombustion SupportFire, Support
    Icon: i
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire Damage
    Supported Skills have (30-49)% chance to Ignite
    Supported Skills deal (10-29)% more Fire Damage
    Enemies Ignited by Supported Skills have -(10-19)% to Fire Resistance
    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.
  • Elemental Proliferation SupportElemental Proliferation SupportCold, Fire, Lightning, Support, AoE
    Icon: S
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
    Elemental Ailments caused by Supported Skills spread to other enemies in a Radius of (12-15)
    20% chance to Freeze, Shock and Ignite
    (0-19)% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies
    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.
  • Increased Critical Damage SupportIncreased Critical Damage SupportSupport
    Icon: c
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have +0.75% to Critical Strike Multiplier
    Supported Skills have +(75-103)% to Critical Strike MultiplierThis 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.
  • Increased Critical Strikes SupportIncreased Critical Strikes SupportSupport
    Icon: s
    Mana Multiplier: 115%
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Supported Skills have (50-88)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Supported Skills have +(1-1.9)% to Critical Strike Chance
    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.
  • Item Rarity SupportItem Rarity SupportSupport
    Icon: R
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that can kill enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Rarity of Items Dropped by Enemies Slain from Supported Skills
    (40-59)% increased Rarity of Items Dropped by Enemies Slain from Supported SkillsThis 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.
  • Lightning Penetration SupportLightning Penetration SupportLightning, Support
    Icon: V
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Lightning Damage
    Supported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Lightning ResistanceThis 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.
  • Power Charge On Critical SupportPower Charge On Critical SupportSupport
    Icon: P
    Mana Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Supported Skills have (35-54)% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
    Supported Skills deal 4% more Damage per Power Charge
    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.

In addition, the following categories of skill can benefit from additional support gems:

Category Ranged Skills Supports

Area of Effect

Explosive ArrowExplosive ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Fire, Bow
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (18-27)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 3260
Requires Level 28Fires an arrow which acts as a short duration fuse. Applying additional arrows to an enemy extends the duration. When the target dies or the fuses expire, the arrows explode, dealing fire AoE damage to nearby enemies. The AoE radius is proportional to the number of arrows upon death.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Base duration is 1 seconds
Explosion deals (44-586) to (66-879) Base Fire Damage per Fuse Charge
+2 to Explosion Radius per Fuse Charge
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Arrow skill icon.png

Ice ShotIce ShotAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Cold, Bow
Radius: 23 / 10
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (120%-147%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that converts some physical damage to cold on its target and converts all physical damage to cold in a cone behind that target. Creates a patch of ground ice under the target.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cold Damage
Deals (120-146.6)% of Base Damage
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Shot skill icon.png

Caustic ArrowCaustic ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Chaos, Bow
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (55%-64%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow which deals chaos damage in an area on impact, and spreads caustic ground. Enemies standing on the caustic ground take chaos damage over time.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (55-64.4)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Deals (7-1714.8) Base Chaos Damage per second
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Projectile Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Caustic Arrow skill icon.png

Rain of ArrowsRain of ArrowsAttack, AoE, Projectile, Bow
Radius: 24
Mana Cost: (7-11)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (40%-50%)
Requires Level 12Fires multiple arrows into the air, to land in sequence after a delay, starting at the targeted location and spreading outwards in all directions. Each arrow deals damage in an area around it. Half of the arrows will land directly on targets if there are targets in their range.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (40-50)% of Base Damage
Fires (17-21) additional Arrows
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Rain of Arrows skill icon.png
Concentrated Effect SupportConcentrated Effect SupportSupport, AoE
Icon: o
Mana Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 18Supports any skill with an area of effect, regardless of whether that skill deals damage.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Area Damage
Supported Skills have 30% less Area of Effect
Supported Skills deal (35-54)% more Area Damage
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.

Increased Area of Effect SupportIncreased Area of Effect SupportSupport, AoE
Icon: E
Mana Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 38Supports any skill with an area of effect.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Area Damage
Supported Skills have (30-49)% increased Area of EffectThis 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.
Duration support gems Explosive ArrowExplosive ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Fire, Bow
Radius: 15
Mana Cost: (18-27)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Projectile Speed: 3260
Requires Level 28Fires an arrow which acts as a short duration fuse. Applying additional arrows to an enemy extends the duration. When the target dies or the fuses expire, the arrows explode, dealing fire AoE damage to nearby enemies. The AoE radius is proportional to the number of arrows upon death.Per 1% Quality:
1% chance to Ignite enemies
Base duration is 1 seconds
Explosion deals (44-586) to (66-879) Base Fire Damage per Fuse Charge
+2 to Explosion Radius per Fuse Charge
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Arrow skill icon.png

Caustic ArrowCaustic ArrowAttack, Projectile, AoE, Duration, Chaos, Bow
Radius: 20
Mana Cost: (6-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (55%-64%)
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow which deals chaos damage in an area on impact, and spreads caustic ground. Enemies standing on the caustic ground take chaos damage over time.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (55-64.4)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 2 seconds
Deals (7-1714.8) Base Chaos Damage per second
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Projectile Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
+(0-3) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Caustic Arrow skill icon.png

PuncturePunctureAttack, Projectile, Duration, Melee, Strike, Physical, Bow
Mana Cost: 6
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (135%-165%)
Requires Level 4Punctures enemies, causing a bleeding debuff, which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. Puncture works with bows, daggers, claws or swords.Per 1% Quality:
Bleeding inflicted by this Skill deals Damage 0.5% faster
Deals (134.74-164.56)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 8 seconds
(3-75) to (4-113) Added Attack Physical Damage
(30-49)% more Damage with Bleeding
Causes Bleeding
+(0-2) to Melee range
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Puncture skill icon.png
Increased Duration SupportIncreased Duration SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: D
Mana Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill with a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills have (45-64)% increased Skill Effect DurationThis 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.

Less Duration SupportLess Duration SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: d
Mana Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that has a duration.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 0.5% reduced Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills have (40-49)% less Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills deal (10-19)% more Damage
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.