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Spectral Shield Throw

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Spectral Shield ThrowProjectile, Attack
Mana Cost: (7-10)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 12Throws a spectral copy of your shield as a projectile which cannot pierce, and deals off-hand damage augmented by the defences of the shield. When it collides with something it will shatter, launching a number of smaller shards as projectiles in all directions. Modifiers that cause additional projectiles to be fired will add more shards, not more copies of the shield.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Projectile Damage
(13-132) to (19-198) Base Off Hand Physical Damage
2 to 3 Added Physical Damage per 15 Armour or Evasion Rating on Shield
Fires 8 additional Projectiles
Shard Projectiles Deal 25% less Damage
Base Off Hand Attack time is (0.7-0.61) seconds
+0.1% to Critical Strike Chance per 10 Maximum Energy Shield on Shield
Base Off Hand Critical Strike Chance is 5%
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spectral Shield Throw skill icon.pngSpectral Shield Throw inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemThrownShieldProjectile

Spectral Shield Throw skill screenshot.jpg

Spectral Shield Throw is an attack.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Projectile Modifiers: The initial projectile from Spectral Shield Throw can be modified to chain and fork, but not to have additional projectiles or pierce. Support gems that add these effects will have their appropriate damage modifiers applied to all part of Spectral Shield Throw's damage.
  • Projectile Speed: Increased projectile speed will increase the speed Spectral Shield Throw's initial project. Additionally, similar to Ethereal KnivesEthereal KnivesProjectile, Spell
    Mana Cost: (5-23)
    Cast Time: 0.60 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Projectile Speed: 1300
    Fires an arc of knives in front of the caster which deals physical damage.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Projectile Speed
    Deals (6-457) to (9-685) Physical Damage
    Fires 9 additional Projectiles
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Ethereal Knives skill icon.png
    , the secondary projectiles of Spectral Shield Throw will increase their spread from their point of origin with higher projectile speeds.
  • Increased Defenses from Equipped Shield Passives: Despite raising the defenses of the equipped shield when taking passives of this nature, these passives do not raise the intrinsic values present on your shield and thus do NOT increase the damage of Spectral Shield Throw.
  • Totems: Spectral Shield Throw cannot be supported by Ranged Attack Totem SupportRanged Attack Totem SupportBow, Projectile, Support, Totem, Attack
    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.
    .
  • Attack Speed Modifiers: May not be acting as intended, with many modifiers not applying at 100% of their value.
  • Unarmed: Facebreakers and Doryani's Fist provide no damage bonus to Spectral Shield Throw.[1]
  • Wands: Can be used with a wand.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.dexteritystrengthMana
Cost
Phys
Damage
Base
Duration
Exp.Total Exp.
1122114713 to 190.700
2152517716 to 230.715,24915,249
3193021719 to 290.6941,51756,766
4233524724 to 360.6981,983138,749
5274128729 to 430.68147,968286,717
6314632734 to 510.68250,557537,274
7355136840 to 600.67405,086942,360
8385538845 to 670.67447,7181,390,078
9415941850 to 760.66615,3182,005,396
10446344856 to 840.66834,6392,840,035
11476747863 to 940.651,570,7604,410,795
12507149870 to 1040.651,633,9876,044,782
13537552977 to 1150.642,151,0308,195,812
14567955985 to 1280.642,812,18911,008,001
15598358994 to 1410.635,099,36016,107,361
166287609103 to 1550.639,400,73125,508,092
176490629110 to 1650.6215,273,36640,781,458
186692649117 to 1750.6226,286,58267,068,040
1968956610124 to 1860.6162,890,590129,958,630
2070986810132 to 1980.61212,046,017342,004,647
21721007010140 to 2100.61N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A10149 to 2230.6N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A10158 to 2370.6N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A10167 to 2510.59N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A11177 to 2660.59N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A11188 to 2820.58N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A11199 to 2980.58N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A11210 to 3150.58N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A11222 to 3340.57N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A11235 to 3530.57N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A11242 to 3620.57N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A12248 to 3730.56N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A12255 to 3830.56N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A12262 to 3940.56N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A12270 to 4040.56N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A12277 to 4160.55N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A12285 to 4270.55N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A13292 to 4390.55N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A13300 to 4510.55N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A13309 to 4630.55N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Quest reward

This skill is given as quest reward for the following quests:
Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

This skill can be bought at the listed npc vendors after completing the following quests:
Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Spectral Shield Throw.

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
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowDamage16625% increased Spectral Shield Throw Damage
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowDamage27540% increased Spectral Shield Throw Damage
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowNumOfAdditionalProjectiles166Spectral Shield Throw fires 3 additional Shard Projectiles
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowNumOfAdditionalProjectiles275Spectral Shield Throw fires 5 additional Shard Projectiles
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowProjectileSpeed16620% increased Spectral Shield Throw Projectile Speed
EnchantmentSpectralShieldThrowProjectileSpeed27530% increased Spectral Shield Throw Projectile Speed

Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Spectral Shield Throw.

ItemEffect(s)
Stygian Spectral Shield Throw Effect
Stygian Spectral Shield Throw EffectSpectral Shield Throw SkinYour Spectral Shield Throw becomes a stygian effect.
Your Spectral Shield Throw becomes a stygian effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.2.0
  • Added a new Dexterity/Strength Skill Gem - Spectral Shield Throw: Throws a spectral copy of your shield as a projectile which cannot pierce, and deals off-hand damage augmented by the defences of the shield. When it collides with something it will shatter, launching a number of smaller shards as projectiles in all directions. Modifiers that cause additional projectiles to be fired will add more shards, not more copies of the shield.

References

  1. Mark_GGG (16th February 2018). "Spectral Shield Throw - what there is to know". Reddit. Retrieved 11th April 2018.