Tectonic Slam

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Tectonic SlamFire, Attack, AoE, Slam, Melee
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Attack Speed: 80% of Base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (180%-220%)
Requires Level 28Slam the ground, unleashing a fiery fissure in front of you, dealing area damage and randomly releasing a number of smaller fissures branching off from it. Consume an Endurance Charge every third time you slam the ground with this skill. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Sword, Axe, Staff, or Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:12340.5% increased Area of Effect3% increased Burning Damage
1% chance to Ignite enemies
0.1% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life1% increased Fire Damage
Deals (180-220)% of Base Attack Damage
+5% fissure branching chance per Endurance Charge
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
5% more Area of Effect per Endurance Charge
30% fissure branching chance
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Tectonic Slam skill icon.pngTectonic Slam inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemTectonicSlam

Tectonic Slam skill screenshot.jpg


Tectonic Slam is an attack skill that slams the ground in front of the player, dealing area of effect damage in a cone, with the area scaling with your Endurance charges.

Skill functions and interactions

Endurance charge consumption effect: When you have a number of Endurance charges greater than your minimum endurance charges, every third slam will consume one. If your attack repeats, such as by using Multistrike SupportMultistrike SupportAttack, Melee, Support
Icon: 3
Mana Multiplier: 160%
Requires Level 38Supports melee attack skills, making them repeat twice when used, targeting a random enemy each time. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, or triggered skills.Per 1% Quality:123Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Melee Physical DamageSupported Skills have 1% reduced Attack Speed
Supported Skills have 1% increased Area of Effect per Repeat
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
Supported Skills Repeat 2 additional times
Supported Skills have (35-44)% more Melee Attack Speed
First Repeat of Supported Skills deals 22% more Damage
Second Repeat of Supported Skills deals 44% more Damage
Supported Skills deal (20-10)% less Attack 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.
, every slam counts towards the counter.

Gem level progression

LevelLvl.strengthDamage
Effectiveness
Damage
Multiplier
Exp.Total Exp.
12867180%180%00
23173182%182.1%199,345199,345
33479184%184.2%285,815485,160
43785186%186.3%401,344886,504
54092188%188.4%554,3791,440,883
64296191%190.5%477,4371,918,320
744100193%192.6%583,7862,502,106
846104195%194.7%710,3593,212,465
948109197%196.8%1,355,5114,567,976
1050113199%198.9%1,138,8775,706,853
1152117201%201.1%1,368,2337,075,086
1254121203%203.2%1,638,3388,713,424
1356125205%205.3%1,956,64810,670,072
1458130207%207.4%3,655,18414,325,256
1560134209%209.5%3,017,32717,342,583
1662138212%211.6%7,759,99525,102,578
1764142214%213.7%15,138,19340,240,771
1866146216%215.8%26,083,82566,324,596
1968151218%217.9%62,620,247128,944,843
2070155220%220%211,708,088340,652,931
2172159222%222.1%N/AN/A
2274N/A224%224.2%N/AN/A
2376N/A226%226.3%N/AN/A
2478N/A228%228.4%N/AN/A
2580N/A231%230.5%N/AN/A
2682N/A233%232.6%N/AN/A
2784N/A235%234.7%N/AN/A
2886N/A237%236.8%N/AN/A
2988N/A239%238.9%N/AN/A
3090N/A241%241.1%N/AN/A
3191N/A242%242.1%N/AN/A
3292N/A243%243.2%N/AN/A
3393N/A244%244.2%N/AN/A
3494N/A245%245.3%N/AN/A
3595N/A246%246.3%N/AN/A
3696N/A247%247.4%N/AN/A
3797N/A248%248.4%N/AN/A
3898N/A249%249.5%N/AN/A
3999N/A251%250.5%N/AN/A
40100N/A252%251.6%N/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 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
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
Siosa
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Clarissa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Tectonic Slam.

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 Tectonic Slam Area Of Effect 166Tectonic Slam has 16% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Area Of Effect 275Tectonic Slam has 24% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Chance For Side Crack 166Tectonic Slam has +12% fissure branching chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Chance For Side Crack 275Tectonic Slam has +20% fissure branching chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Damage 166Tectonic Slam deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Damage 275Tectonic Slam deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0

Video

Alternate skill effects

Tectonic Slam has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Celestial Tectonic Slam EffectCelestial Tectonic Slam EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Tectonic Slam becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Tectonic Slam becomes a Celestial Effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.11.0
  • The visual effects have been improved.
  • No longer has a chance to consume endurance charges per attack to create a Charged Slam.
  • Now consumes an endurance charge every third time you create a fissure, and gains 5% more area of effect and +5% branching fissure chance per endurance charge.
  • The spread of fissures has been partially-normalised, ensuring both sides of the main fissure will get at least one branching fissure.
  • Now deals base damage and has an added Damage effectiveness of 180% at gem level 1 (from 170%), up to 220% at gem level 20 (from 200%).
  • The Labyrinth helmet enchantments Charged Slam chance for Tectonic Slam can no longer be obtained. Existing versions of this enchantment now grant extra chance for branching fissures.
3.7.0
  • Now deals base damage equal to, and has an added damage effectiveness of, 170% at gem level 1 (from 130%), up to 200% at gem level 20 (from 160%).
  • The length of the primary fissure is now 36 (from 32).
  • The length of the secondary fissures is now 15 (from 22).
  • The width of the first secondary fissures is now 7 (from 8).
  • Now has an attack speed multiplier of 80%.
3.5.0
  • Charged Slam (which typically consumes an Endurance Charge) now deal 60% more damage (up from 18%).
  • Now has a 35% chance to consume an Endurance Charge to create a Charged Slam (down from 100%)
3.2.0
  • Added a new Strength Skill Gem - Tectonic Slam: Slam the ground with your weapon, unleashing a fiery fissure in front of you, dealing area damage and releasing a random number of smaller fissures branching off from it. If you have Endurance Charges, one will be consumed, maximising the number of fissures. Requires a Mace, Sword, Axe, Staff, or Unarmed.

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