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Summon SkeletonsSpell, Minion, Duration
Mana Cost: (4-12)
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 10Summon Skeleton Warrior minions at the targeted location. They use a melee attack and die after a duration. If made aggressive, Skeleton Warriors will also dash towards nearby enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Minions deal 1% increased Damage
Summons (2-3) Skeleton Warriors
Maximum (5-8) Summoned Skeletons
Base duration is 20 seconds
Minions gain 50% more Added Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Summon Skeletons skill icon.pngSummon Skeletons inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemSummonSkeletons

Summon Skeleton skill screenshot.jpg

Summon Skeletons is a spell that summons allied skeleton warrior minions.

Skill Functions and Interactions

  • Feeding Frenzy SupportFeeding Frenzy SupportSupport, Minion, Duration
    Icon: h
    Mana Multiplier: 130%
    Requires Level 31Supports skills which create Minions.Per 1% Quality:
    Feeding Frenzy base Duration is 0.05 second
    Minions from Supported Skills have 25% chance to grant Feeding Frenzy to you on Hit
    Minions from Supported Skills deal (15-24)% more Damage while you have Feeding Frenzy
    Feeding Frenzy base Duration is (4-5.9) seconds
    Minions from Supported Skills are Aggressive
    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.
    - Skeletons can use the DashDashSpell, Movement, Travel, Blink
    Mana Cost: (4-16)
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 2.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.15 sec
    Requires Level 4Performs a series of quick teleports towards a targeted location. If using the "Attack in Place" option, the direction is reversed. Shares a cooldown with other Blink skills.Per 1% Quality:
    0.5% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
    This Skill's Cast Speed cannot be modified
    (0-57)% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Dash skill icon.png
    skill.
  • Dead ReckoningDead Reckoning
    Cobalt Jewel
    Limited to: 1
    Radius: Medium (1200)
    Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
    With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages
    A mage from the coast rode up on a broken nag, legs burnt to his bones.
    Before he collapsed, he uttered:
    "I watched the world we know end yesterday."
    Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
    - Converts your Skeleton Warriors to Skeleton Mages. Skeleton Mages attack with ranged fire, cold, or lightning spell projectiles. They can be modified with support gems such as Faster Casting SupportFaster Casting SupportSupport, Spell
    Icon: f
    Mana Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 18Supports non-instant spell skills.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast Speed
    Supported Skills have (20-39)% increased Cast 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.
    .
  • Spell Totem SupportSpell Totem SupportSupport, Spell, Totem
    Icon: T
    Mana Multiplier: 200%
    Requires Level 8Supports spell skills that are not triggered. Instead of casting that spell, you will summon a totem that casts the spell 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
    Spells Cast by Totem have 30% less Cast Speed
    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.
    - When Summon Skeletons is supported with Spell Totem SupportSpell Totem SupportSupport, Spell, Totem
    Icon: T
    Mana Multiplier: 200%
    Requires Level 8Supports spell skills that are not triggered. Instead of casting that spell, you will summon a totem that casts the spell 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
    Spells Cast by Totem have 30% less Cast Speed
    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.
    , the totem will continue to cast Summon Skeletons even if the maximum number of skeletons has been reached. Older skeletons will then be replaced by newer skeletons, possibly switching target.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.intelligenceMana
Cost
Skeletons
Summoned
Maximum
Skeletons
Exp.Total Exp.
1102942500
213355259,5699,569
3174352528,18937,758
4215262559,14696,904
52560625111,192208,096
62969726193,800401,896
73377726320,280722,176
83683826359,0901,081,266
93990826498,5081,579,774
104296926682,0572,261,831
1145102936921,7773,183,608
12481099371,727,8794,911,487
135111510371,791,7696,703,256
145412110372,353,6799,056,935
155712711373,070,91212,127,847
166013411379,095,46621,223,313
1763140113716,039,89037,263,203
1866146123829,817,11767,080,320
1968151123862,895,056129,975,376
20701551238212,051,599342,026,975
21721591348N/AN/A
2274N/A1348N/AN/A
2376N/A1348N/AN/A
2478N/A1349N/AN/A
2580N/A1449N/AN/A
2682N/A1449N/AN/A
2784N/A1449N/AN/A
2886N/A1449N/AN/A
2988N/A1549N/AN/A
3090N/A15410N/AN/A
3191N/A15510N/AN/A
3292N/A16510N/AN/A
3393N/A16510N/AN/A
3494N/A17510N/AN/A
3595N/A17510N/AN/A
3696N/A17511N/AN/A
3797N/A17511N/AN/A
3898N/A17511N/AN/A
3999N/A17511N/AN/A
40100N/A17511N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
6The SkeletonThe Skeleton6Level 1 Summon Skeletons
Quality: +23%
Corrupted
They stand among us, and within us.
+23% quality corrupted level 1 Summon SkeletonsManual
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
6The SummonerThe Summoner6Superior Minion Gem
Quality: +20%
To own a piece of the Nightmare, you must first belong to the Nightmare.
random superior Minion gem (Q20)Automatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
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 ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Skeleton limit

By default, the player can summon up to 5 skeletons at a given time. This limit can be increased with gem level, certain passive skills or items.

Passive skills

The following passive skills increase the player's skeleton limit:

NameStats
Death Attunement
Deathattunement passive skill icon.png
+1 to Maximum number of Spectres
Minions have 8% increased Attack Speed
Minions have 8% increased Cast Speed
+1 to Maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to Maximum number of Skeletons [1]
Lord of the Dead
Lordofthedead passive skill icon.png
+1 to Maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to Maximum number of Raised Zombies
Minions have 10% increased maximum Life
Minions deal 15% increased Damage
30% increased Minion Accuracy Rating [1]

Ascendancy passive skills

Ascendancy
Class
NameStats

Unique items

The following unique items affect the player's skeleton limit:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
Queen's DecreeQueen's Decree
Ornate Sword
Two Hand Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 31.251.6
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 27, 56 Str, 54 Dex+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
The nobles wanted to take her throne.
She let the peasants take their wealth.
The peasants wanted to take her wealth.
She let the soldiers take their heads.
The soldiers wanted to take her head.
She sat on her throne and wept.
Ornate Sword27+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Queen's EscapeQueen's Escape
Ornate Sword
Two Hand Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 31.251.6
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 38, 56 Str, 54 Dex+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
Minions have (80-100)% increased Movement Speed
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
The soldiers stormed her throne room.
The guards held them at bay.
The peasants overwhelmed the guards.
The nobles paid for their lives.
The nobles took her throne,
and so she fled to the woods.
Ornate Sword38+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
Minions have (80-100)% increased Movement Speed
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Midnight BargainMidnight Bargain
Engraved Wand
Wand
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 20.438.4
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 40, 131 Int(22-26)% increased Spell Damage+(10-20) to Intelligence
Minions have (20-30)% increased Movement Speed
Minions deal (50-70)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Reserves 30% of Life
Cannot be used with Chaos Inoculation
A chilling hush, a scraping sound
Of things no more entombed in ground.
A shambling horde is on its way
To crush the very light of day.
Engraved Wand40(22-26)% increased Spell Damage+(10-20) to Intelligence
Minions have (20-30)% increased Movement Speed
Minions deal (50-70)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Reserves 30% of Life
Cannot be used with Chaos Inoculation
Alberon's WarpathAlberon's Warpath
Soldier Boots
Quality: +20%
Armour: (321-369)
Energy Shield: 20
Requires Level 49, 47 Str, 47 IntAdds 1 to 80 Chaos Damage to Attacks
+(180-220) to Armour
+(9-12)% to Chaos Resistance
20% increased Movement Speed
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
(15-18)% increased Strength
Alberon walked among the accursed,
and they welcomed him.
Soldier Boots49Adds 1 to 80 Chaos Damage to Attacks
+(180-220) to Armour
+(9-12)% to Chaos Resistance
20% increased Movement Speed
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
(15-18)% increased Strength

Jun

After certain number of unveiling, Jun provides the following crafting mod for body armour and helmet:

  • ChosenChosen
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons

Total

Players can have a maximum of 16 (or more) Skeletons at once:

  • 8 from the level 20 skill (9 for level 24-29, up to 11 for level 36 skill)
  • 2 from passive skills
  • 3 from unique equipment (wearing Alberon's WarpathAlberon's Warpath
    Soldier Boots
    Quality: +20%
    Armour: (321-369)
    Energy Shield: 20
    Requires Level 49, 47 Str, 47 IntAdds 1 to 80 Chaos Damage to Attacks
    +(180-220) to Armour
    +(9-12)% to Chaos Resistance
    20% increased Movement Speed
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
    (15-18)% increased Strength
    Alberon walked among the accursed,
    and they welcomed him.
    and dual wielding Midnight BargainMidnight Bargain
    Engraved Wand
    Wand
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 20.438.4
    Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 120
    Requires Level 40, 131 Int(22-26)% increased Spell Damage+(10-20) to Intelligence
    Minions have (20-30)% increased Movement Speed
    Minions deal (50-70)% increased Damage
    +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
    +1 to maximum number of Spectres
    Reserves 30% of Life
    Cannot be used with Chaos Inoculation
    A chilling hush, a scraping sound
    Of things no more entombed in ground.
    A shambling horde is on its way
    To crush the very light of day.
    )
  • 1 from veiled prefix ChosenChosen
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
    on a helmet
  • 1 from veiled prefix ChosenChosen
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
    on a body armour, or a Delve drop-only body armour with prefix SubterraneanSubterranean
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
  • 1 from an Elder amulet with prefix EldritchEldritch
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons
    or Delve drop-only amulet with prefix SubterraneanSubterranean
    Prefix
    +1 to maximum number of Skeletons

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Summon Skeletons:

ItemLimitRadiusStats
Dead ReckoningDead Reckoning
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Medium (1200)
Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages
A mage from the coast rode up on a broken nag, legs burnt to his bones.
Before he collapsed, he uttered:
"I watched the world we know end yesterday."
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
1Medium (1200)Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Summon Skeletons.

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 Summon Skeletons Damage 166Skeletons deal 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Summon Skeletons Damage 275Skeletons deal 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Summon Skeletons Additional Warrior Skeletons 16620% chance to Summon an additional Skeleton Warrior with Summon Skeletonshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Summon Skeletons Additional Warrior Skeletons 27540% chance to Summon an additional Skeleton Warrior with Summon Skeletonshelmet 100
default 0

Related unique items

The following unique items are related to Skeletons:

ItemBase ItemLvl.Stats
Dead ReckoningDead Reckoning
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Medium (1200)
Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages
A mage from the coast rode up on a broken nag, legs burnt to his bones.
Before he collapsed, he uttered:
"I watched the world we know end yesterday."
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Cobalt Jewel1Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages
From DustFrom Dust
Cobalt Jewel
Limited to: 1Summon 4 additional Skeleton Warriors with Summon Skeleton
+1 second to Summon Skeleton Cooldown
"Would you leave an orchard of apples to rot unharvested?
A cemetery is no different."
-Kadavrus, Surgeon to the Umbra
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Cobalt Jewel1Summon 4 additional Skeleton Warriors with Summon Skeleton
+1 second to Summon Skeleton Cooldown
To DustTo Dust
Cobalt Jewel
(20-10)% reduced Skeleton Duration
Minions deal (8-12)% increased Damage
(3-5)% increased Skeleton Movement Speed
(7-10)% increased Skeleton Attack Speed
(7-10)% increased Skeleton Cast Speed
"Death need not be a permanent ailment."
- Kadavrus, Surgeon to the Umbra
Place into an allocated jewel socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
Cobalt Jewel1(20-10)% reduced Skeleton Duration
Minions deal (8-12)% increased Damage
(3-5)% increased Skeleton Movement Speed
(7-10)% increased Skeleton Attack Speed
(7-10)% increased Skeleton Cast Speed
Queen's DecreeQueen's Decree
Ornate Sword
Two Hand Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 31.251.6
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 27, 56 Str, 54 Dex+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
The nobles wanted to take her throne.
She let the peasants take their wealth.
The peasants wanted to take her wealth.
She let the soldiers take their heads.
The soldiers wanted to take her head.
She sat on her throne and wept.
Ornate Sword27+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Earendel's EmbraceEarendel's Embrace
Grinning Fetish
Sceptre
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 28.843.2
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 35, 62 Str, 62 Int18% increased Elemental Damage+(20-30) to all Attributes
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
Summoned Skeletons Cover Enemies in Ash on Hit
Summoned Skeletons take (15-30)% of their Maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Summoned Skeletons have Avatar of Fire
There the weary multitude of man-kind
shall turn in their masses into the wide fire,
where the destroying flame embraces the living,
some will go up, some down, filled with misery.
Grinning Fetish3518% increased Elemental Damage+(20-30) to all Attributes
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
Summoned Skeletons Cover Enemies in Ash on Hit
Summoned Skeletons take (15-30)% of their Maximum Life per second as Fire Damage
Summoned Skeletons have Avatar of Fire
Queen's EscapeQueen's Escape
Ornate Sword
Two Hand Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 31.251.6
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.40
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 38, 56 Str, 54 Dex+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
Minions have (80-100)% increased Movement Speed
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
The soldiers stormed her throne room.
The guards held them at bay.
The peasants overwhelmed the guards.
The nobles paid for their lives.
The nobles took her throne,
and so she fled to the woods.
Ornate Sword38+185 to Accuracy RatingMinions have (30-40)% increased maximum Life
Minions have (80-100)% increased Movement Speed
(150-200)% increased Skeleton Duration
25% increased Strength Requirement
Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Midnight BargainMidnight Bargain
Engraved Wand
Wand
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 20.438.4
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 120
Requires Level 40, 131 Int(22-26)% increased Spell Damage+(10-20) to Intelligence
Minions have (20-30)% increased Movement Speed
Minions deal (50-70)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Reserves 30% of Life
Cannot be used with Chaos Inoculation
A chilling hush, a scraping sound
Of things no more entombed in ground.
A shambling horde is on its way
To crush the very light of day.
Engraved Wand40(22-26)% increased Spell Damage+(10-20) to Intelligence
Minions have (20-30)% increased Movement Speed
Minions deal (50-70)% increased Damage
+1 to maximum number of Raised Zombies
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
+1 to maximum number of Spectres
Reserves 30% of Life
Cannot be used with Chaos Inoculation
Alberon's WarpathAlberon's Warpath
Soldier Boots
Quality: +20%
Armour: (321-369)
Energy Shield: 20
Requires Level 49, 47 Str, 47 IntAdds 1 to 80 Chaos Damage to Attacks
+(180-220) to Armour
+(9-12)% to Chaos Resistance
20% increased Movement Speed
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
(15-18)% increased Strength
Alberon walked among the accursed,
and they welcomed him.
Soldier Boots49Adds 1 to 80 Chaos Damage to Attacks
+(180-220) to Armour
+(9-12)% to Chaos Resistance
20% increased Movement Speed
+1 to maximum number of Skeletons
(15-18)% increased Strength
Femurs of the SaintsFemurs of the Saints
Primordial Staff
Staff
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 56.4169.2
Critical Strike Chance: 6.20%
Attacks per Second: 1.15
Weapon Range: 13
Requires Level 58, 99 Str, 99 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
Minions deal (60-80)% increased Damage
+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per Summoned Skeleton
2% increased Attack and Cast Speed per Summoned Raging Spirit
Regenerate 0.6% of Life per second for each Raised Zombie
30% increased Mana Regeneration Rate per Raised Spectre
"They spent a lifetime in the service of God,
only to spend eternity in the service of me."
- Kadavrus, Surgeon to the Umbra
Primordial Staff58+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+2 to Level of Socketed Minion Gems
Minions deal (60-80)% increased Damage
+1% Chance to Block Attack Damage per Summoned Skeleton
2% increased Attack and Cast Speed per Summoned Raging Spirit
Regenerate 0.6% of Life per second for each Raised Zombie
30% increased Mana Regeneration Rate per Raised Spectre

Monster stats

Summoned Skeleton

Mods:

Resistances:

  • 40% elemental resistance
  • 20% chaos resistance
Level Life Attack
Speed
Damage
10 48 0.93 16–40
13 63 0.93 20–50
16 80 0.93 24–60
19 102 0.93 31–77
22 128 0.93 38–95
25 157 0.93 46–115
28 192 0.93 56–140
32 247 0.93 72–180
36 315 0.93 91–227
40 397 0.93 115–287
44 497 0.93 145–362
47 586 0.93 171–427
50 688 0.93 201–502
53 807 0.93 235–587
56 943 0.93 276–690
59 1100 0.93 323–807
62 1279 0.93 376–940
64 1413 0.93 417–1042
66 1560 0.93 463–1157
68 1722 0.93 512–1280
70 1897 0.93 565–1412
72 2090 0.93 624–1560
74 2301 0.93 690–1725
76 2531 0.93 761–1902
78 2783 0.93 841–2102
80 3058 0.93 927–2317
82 3358 0.93 1022–2555
84 3686 0.93 1126–2815
86 4045 0.93 1239–3097
88 4436 0.93 1364–3410

Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Summon Skeletons.

ItemEffect(s)
Celestial Summon Skeletons SkinCelestial Summon Skeletons SkinSummon Skeletons SkinYour Skeletons become Celestial Skeletons.Your Skeletons become Celestial Skeletons.
Summon Mannequins SkinSummon Mannequins SkinSummon Skeletons SkinYour Summoned Skeletons become animated mannequins.Your Summoned Skeletons become animated mannequins.
Summon Statues SkinSummon Statues SkinSummon Skeletons Skin
Stack Size: 20
Your Summoned Skeletons become animated statues
Your Summoned Skeletons become animated statues

Version history

Version Changes
3.8.0
  • Now summons 2 Skeleton Warriors per cast (from 1).
  • Now summons more Skeleton Warriors per cast as the gem levels up, up to 3 at gem level 20.
  • Now increases your maximum Skeleton limit as the gem levels up, up to 8 by gem level 20 (from 5).
3.6.0
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 13 (was 12).
3.5.0
  • The crafting mod was linked to Jun and Syndicate after master rework.
3.1.0
  • Summoned Skeletons now have a 50% more added damage multiplier, up from 30% less added damage.
  • Iron Will SupportIron Will SupportSpell, Support
    Icon: w
    Requires Level 18Supports spell skills, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their spell damage.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell Damage
    Strength's damage bonus applies to Spell Damage as well for Supported Skills
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Spell 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.
    can now support Summon Skeleton and will affect the damage dealt by Skeleton Mages if you are using the Dead ReckoningDead Reckoning
    Cobalt Jewel
    Limited to: 1
    Radius: Medium (1200)
    Minions have +(7-10)% to all Elemental Resistances
    With at least 40 Intelligence in Radius, Summon Skeletons can Summon up to 15 Skeleton Mages
    A mage from the coast rode up on a broken nag, legs burnt to his bones.
    Before he collapsed, he uttered:
    "I watched the world we know end yesterday."
    Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
    threshold jewel.
3.0.0
  • Summon Skeletons has been renamed Summon Skeleton, and has been reworked. Many of the passives and items that interact with it have been rebalanced. Summon Skeleton now has a base cast time of 0.5 seconds, and the cost has been reduced by approximately 60% at all levels. It now summons a single skeleton per cast and has a base limit of 5 summoned skeletons.
  • The Summoned Skeleton Warrior minion's attack time has been reduced to 0.8 seconds, and its base damage has been increased by approximately 66%. Summoned Skeleton Mage minion's cast time has been reduced to 1.2 seconds.
  • Summoned Skeleton Mages now deal 50% more damage at gem level 20, and significantly more damage at earlier gem levels. Their behaviour has been tweaked and they will no longer flee.
  • Labyrinth helmet enchantments for Summon Skeleton now grant a 20/40% chance to summon an additional Skeleton minion. This applies to existing Labyrinth enchantments.
  • Catarina's crafted mod now grants +1 maximum skeleton, down from +2 maximum skeletons.
  • Army of Bones: Renamed to To Dust. No longer grants +2 to Maximum number of Skeletons. In addition to reducing skeleton duration and increasing minion damage, it now grants 3-5% increased Skeleton Movement Speed, 7-10% increased Skeleton Attack Speed, and 7-10% increased Skeleton Cast speed.
  • Dead Reckoning now grants the ability to summon an additional 5 Skeleton Mages, up from 3, and is now limited to 3.
  • Queen's Decree: now grants +1 to maximum number of Skeletons, down from +2.
  • Alberon's Warpath: now grants +1 to maximum number of Skeletons, down from +2.
  • Midnight Bargain: now grants +1 to maximum number of Skeletons, down from +2.
  • Lord of the Dead now +1 skeleton, down from +2.
  • Herd the Flock no longer grants +1 skeleton.
2.6.0
  • Cast time reduced to 0.8 sec (down from 1 sec).
  • Mana cost reduced by about 30% at all levels.
2.5.0
  • Summon Skeletons skill now deal 25% more damage. Vaal Summon Skeletons skills now have a cast time of 0.8 seconds, down from 1 second.
  • Totems and all other minions now have 40% elemental resistance and 20% chaos resistance. This also includes minions that didn't have resistances previously, like wolves.
2.0.0
  • No longer deals less elemental damage but now has a new stat which reduces Minions Added Damage by 50%.
1.2.0
  • Summoned Skeletons deal 50% more base damage than they did previously.
1.0.6
  • The mana cost of the Summon Skeletons skill has been reduced at all levels.
  • Summoned skeletons now do around 40% more damage at all levels.
0.9.12
  • Life increased by 50%.
  • Skeletons are now summoned in pairs, regardless of the level of the gem.
  • The maximum number of raisable skeletons now starts at 4 and goes up to 6 at maximum level.
    An additional six can be obtained from the passive skill tree.
0.9.7c
  • Fixed the sound effects so that it isn't too loud when multiple skeletons are summoned.
0.9.7
  • Summon Skeletons has been added to the game.