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Shockwave Totem

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Shockwave TotemTotem, Spell, AoE, Physical
Radius: 24
Mana Cost: (21-39)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Requires Level 28Summons a totem that shakes the earth around it, knocking back and damaging nearby enemiesPer 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Deals (33-362) to (65-672) Physical Damage
Totem lasts 8 seconds
25% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
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.
Shockwave Totem skill icon.pngShockwave Totem 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/SkillGemShockwaveTotem

Shockwave Totem skill screenshot.jpg

Shockwave Totem summons a totem that releases shockwaves that deal physical damage around it.

Skill Functions and Interactions

The damage done by Shockwave Totem is Spell, AoE, Totem and Physical damage, so modifiers to any of these will increase it. As the damage is Physical, it will not benefit from Elemental Spell Damage nodes. Totem range is 100.

Physical Damage: Because Shockwave Totem deals physical damage it can be boosted by supports and passive skills that are more commonly used to modify attacks, such as the Added Fire Damage support gem or passive skills which grant Physical Damage with no other qualifier, such as Path of the Warrior.

Knockback Distance: As skills cast by the totem are affected by all modifiers affecting the player, the knockback distance also gets increased by your passives.

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
128672133 to 6500
231732240 to 74199,345199,345
334792448 to 89285,815485,160
437852558 to 107401,344886,504
540922669 to 128554,3791,440,883
642962778 to 144477,4371,918,320
7441002887 to 162583,7862,502,106
8461042998 to 182710,3593,212,465
94810930110 to 2041,355,5114,567,976
105011331123 to 2291,138,8775,706,853
115211732138 to 2561,368,2337,075,086
125412132154 to 2861,638,3388,713,424
135612533172 to 3191,956,64810,670,072
145813034191 to 3563,655,18414,325,256
156013435213 to 3963,017,32717,342,583
166213836237 to 4417,759,99525,102,578
176414237264 to 49115,138,19340,240,771
186614638294 to 54526,083,82566,324,596
196815139326 to 60662,620,247128,944,843
207015539362 to 672211,708,088340,652,931
217215940402 to 746N/AN/A
2274N/A41445 to 827N/AN/A
2376N/A42493 to 916N/AN/A
2478N/A43546 to 1015N/AN/A
2580N/A44605 to 1123N/AN/A
2682N/A45669 to 1243N/AN/A
2784N/A46740 to 1374N/AN/A
2886N/A46818 to 1519N/AN/A
2988N/A47904 to 1678N/AN/A
3090N/A48998 to 1853N/AN/A
3191N/A491049 to 1947N/AN/A
3292N/A491102 to 2046N/AN/A
3393N/A491157 to 2149N/AN/A
3494N/A501216 to 2258N/AN/A
3595N/A501277 to 2371N/AN/A
3696N/A511341 to 2491N/AN/A
3797N/A511408 to 2615N/AN/A
3898N/A521479 to 2746N/AN/A
3999N/A521553 to 2883N/AN/A
40100N/A521630 to 3027N/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 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 ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Monster stats



  • 40% elemental resistance
  • 20% chaos resistance
Level Life
28 538
31 652
34 782
37 934
40 1114
42 1246
44 1393
46 1555
48 1734
50 1928
52 2146
54 2381
56 2643
58 2928
60 3239
62 3583
64 3957
66 4368
68 4821
70 5312
72 5853
74 6444
76 7088
78 7793
80 8564
82 9405
84 10322
86 11327
88 12421
90 13615

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Shockwave Totem.

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 Shockwave Totem Cast Speed 16610% increased Shockwave Totem Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shockwave Totem Cast Speed 27515% increased Shockwave Totem Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shockwave Totem Damage 16625% increased Shockwave Totem Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shockwave Totem Damage 27540% increased Shockwave Totem Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shockwave Totem Radius 1668% increased Shockwave Totem Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Shockwave Totem Radius 27512% increased Shockwave Totem Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 21 (was 24).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 39 (was 58).
  • Now deals 33 to 65 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 23 to 46) and 362 to 672 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 231 to 429).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 100% (from 60%).
  • Shockwave Totem's radius has increased from 20 to 24 units.
  • Damage has been increased by 20% at level one, up to an increase of 10% by level 20.
  • Damage effectiveness increased from 50% to 60%.
  • Required level moved up to 28 (from 10) and values adjusted accordingly.
  • Now increases Totem Life by 1% per 1% quality (was 3% per 1% quality). The knockback chance has been reduced to 25% (from 100%). Critical Strike Chance has been increased from 4% to 5%.
  • Fixed a bug introduced in 1.2.2 where Shockwave Totem would not cast at the correct speed.
  • This skill now counts as Spell Damage. Damage has been increased by 15%. Its duration has been reduced.
  • Shockwave Totem's pulses have been sped up from 0.75 seconds to 0.60 seconds each.
  • Spells with Damage Effectiveness no longer have their own damage affected by Damage Effectiveness. Damage values on these skills have been updated to reflect this.
  • Shockwave Totem now casts Shockwaves faster. (0,9 to 0,75 sec)
  • Fixed the calculation of Shockwave Totem's damage.
  • Removed its critical strike chance.
  • Reduced its radius of effect, damage, cast speed and frequency of pulses.
  • Increased its mana cost.
  • Shockwave Totem has been added to the game