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Shockwave Totem

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Shockwave TotemTotem, Spell, AoE, Duration
Radius: 24
Mana Cost: (24 to 58)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 60%
Requires Level 28Summons a totem that shakes the earth around it, knocking back and damaging nearby enemiesPer 1% Quality:
1% increased totem life
Deals (23-231) to (46-429) Physical Damage
Totem lasts 8 seconds
25% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
Summons a Totem which uses this Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Shockwave Totem inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment

Shockwave Totem skill screenshot.jpg

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.
128672423 to 4600
231732628 to 51199,345199,345
334792833 to 62285,815485,160
437853140 to 74401,344886,504
540923347 to 88554,3791,440,883
642963453 to 98477,4371,918,320
7441003659 to 110583,7862,502,106
8461043966 to 123710,3593,212,465
9481094374 to 1371,355,5114,567,976
10501134682 to 1531,138,8775,706,853
11521174992 to 1701,368,2337,075,086
125412151102 to 1891,638,3388,713,424
135612553113 to 2101,956,64810,670,072
145813053126 to 2333,655,18414,325,256
156013455139 to 2593,017,32717,342,583
166213855154 to 2877,759,99525,102,578
176414257171 to 31815,138,19340,240,771
186614657189 to 35126,083,82566,324,596
196815158209 to 38962,620,247128,944,843
207015558231 to 429211,708,088340,652,931
217215959255 to 474N/AN/A
2274N/A60282 to 524N/AN/A
2376N/A61311 to 578N/AN/A
2478N/A62343 to 637N/AN/A
2580N/A62378 to 702N/AN/A
2682N/A63416 to 773N/AN/A
2784N/A64458 to 851N/AN/A
2886N/A65504 to 936N/AN/A
2988N/A66555 to 1030N/AN/A
3090N/A66610 to 1132N/AN/A

Quest reward

This skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3

Vendor reward

This skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Monster stats



  • Normal: {{#ask: Monster resistances#MinionTotem|?Has lightning resistance in normal difficulty|?Has cold resistance in normal difficulty|?Has fire resistance in normal difficulty|?Has chaos resistance in normal difficulty|format=template|template=SMW resistance row|mainlabel=-}}
  • Cruel: {{#ask: Monster resistances#MinionTotem|?Has lightning resistance in cruel difficulty|?Has cold resistance in cruel difficulty|?Has fire resistance in cruel difficulty|?Has chaos resistance in cruel difficulty|format=template|template=SMW resistance row|mainlabel=-}}
  • Merciless: {{#ask: Monster resistances#MinionTotem|?Has lightning resistance in merciless difficulty|?Has cold resistance in merciless difficulty|?Has fire resistance in merciless difficulty|?Has chaos resistance in merciless difficulty|format=template|template=SMW resistance row|mainlabel=-}}
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.Stats
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemCastSpeed1_6610% increased Shockwave Totem Cast Speed
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemCastSpeed27515% increased Shockwave Totem Cast Speed
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemDamage16625% increased Shockwave Totem Damage
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemDamage27540% increased Shockwave Totem Damage
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemRadius1668% increased Shockwave Totem Area of Effect
EnchantmentShockwaveTotemRadius27512% increased Shockwave Totem Area of Effect

Version history

Version Changes
  • 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