Seismic Trap

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Seismic TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Physical
Mana Cost: (13-25)
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 8.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 120%
Requires Level 28Throws a trap which, once triggered, repeatedly releases a number of waves for a duration. Each wave deals damage in a series of small bursts in a line, ending with a larger burst. Modifiers to cast speed affects how frequently it releases waves.Per 1% Quality:12341% increased Physical Damage0.5% increased Area of Effect1% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate3% reduced Cast Speed
5% increased Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Base duration is 3.5 seconds
Deals (47-531) to (70-796) Physical Damage
Releases 5 waves
Releases waves every 0.9 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Seismic Trap skill icon.pngSeismic Trap inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemPhysCascadeTrap

Seismic Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Seismic Trap is a spell that throws a trap when activated, releases multiple shockwaves that deal physical damage for its duration.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
12842291347 to 7000
23146321357 to 85199,345199,345
33450351469 to 103285,815485,160
43754371683 to 124401,344886,504
54058401799 to 149554,3791,440,883
642604217112 to 168477,4371,918,320
744634418126 to 189583,7862,502,106
846664618142 to 213710,3593,212,465
948684819159 to 2391,355,5114,567,976
1050714919178 to 2681,138,8775,706,853
1152745119200 to 3001,368,2337,075,086
1254765320223 to 3351,638,3388,713,424
1356795520250 to 3751,956,64810,670,072
1458825722279 to 4183,655,18414,325,256
1560845922311 to 4663,017,32717,342,583
1662876023347 to 5207,759,99525,102,578
1764906223386 to 57915,138,19340,240,771
1866926424429 to 64426,083,82566,324,596
1968956624478 to 71662,620,247128,944,843
2070986825531 to 796211,708,088340,652,931
21721007025589 to 884N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A26654 to 981N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A26726 to 1089N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A28805 to 1207N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A28892 to 1338N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A29988 to 1482N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A291094 to 1640N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A301210 to 1815N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A301338 to 2008N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A311480 to 2220N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A321556 to 2334N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A321635 to 2453N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A331719 to 2579N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A331807 to 2710N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A341899 to 2848N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A351995 to 2993N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A352097 to 3145N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A362203 to 3304N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A362314 to 3471N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A372431 to 3646N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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
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

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Seismic Trap:


Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Seismic Trap.

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 Physical Cascade Additional Cascades 175Seismic Trap releases an additional Wavehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Cooldown Speed 166Seismic Trap has 10% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Cooldown Speed 275Seismic Trap has 15% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Damage 166Seismic Trap deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Damage 275Seismic Trap deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Duration 166Seismic Trap has 20% increased Skill Effect Durationhelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Duration 275Seismic Trap has 30% increased Skill Effect Durationhelmet 75
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now deals 47 to 70 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 42 to 64) and 531 to 796 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 462 to 693).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 120% (from 100%).
  • Seismic Trap has been added to the game.