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UnearthSpell, Projectile, AoE, Physical
Mana Cost: (7-20)
Cast Time: 0.60 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 125%
Requires Level 10Fires a projectile that will pierce through enemies to impact the ground at the targeted location, creating a Bone Archer corpse where it lands.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Cast Speed1% increased Physical DamageMaximum of 0.1 corpses allowedCorpses Spawned have 2% increased Maximum LifeDeals (25-682) to (37-1023) Physical Damage
Spawns corpses with Level (12-80)
Maximum of 10 corpses allowed
Projectiles Pierce all Targets
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Unearth skill icon.pngUnearth inventory icon.png
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemBoneLance

Unearth skill screenshot.jpg

Unearth is a spell skill that fires multiple corpses in a projectile that pierces and lands to deal physical area of effect damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
110180725 to 371200
2132215731 to 47159,5699,569
3172719842 to 631928,18937,758
4213323955 to 822459,14696,904
52538261071 to 10628111,192208,096
62943301189 to 13432193,800401,896
733493412112 to 16837320,280722,176
836523612132 to 19840359,0901,081,266
939563913155 to 23243498,5081,579,774
1042604214181 to 27147682,0572,261,831
1145644514211 to 31650921,7773,183,608
1248684815244 to 367531,727,8794,911,487
1351725016283 to 425571,791,7696,703,256
1454765316327 to 490602,353,6799,056,935
1557805617377 to 565643,070,91212,127,847
1660845918433 to 650679,095,46621,223,313
1763886118497 to 7467116,039,89037,263,203
1866926419570 to 8557429,817,11767,080,320
1968956619624 to 9367762,895,056129,975,376
2070986820682 to 102380212,051,599342,026,975
21721007020745 to 111881N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21814 to 122182N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21889 to 133383N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21969 to 145484N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A221057 to 158585N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A221152 to 172886N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A231255 to 188287N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A231366 to 204988N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A241487 to 223089N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241617 to 242690N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A241687 to 253090N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A251759 to 263891N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A251834 to 275191N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A251912 to 286892N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A251993 to 298992N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A252077 to 311693N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A262165 to 324893N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A262256 to 338594N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A262351 to 352794N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A262450 to 367595N/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 a 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
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Unearth.

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 Unearth Cast Speed 1668% increased Unearth Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Cast Speed 27512% increased Unearth Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Corpse Level 166Unearth Spawns corpses with +3 Levelhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Corpse Level 275Unearth Spawns corpses with +5 Levelhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Damage 16625% increased Unearth Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Damage 27540% increased Unearth Damagehelmet 100
default 0

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Unearth:

CorpsesNotable passive skill icon.png
30% increased Damage if you have Consumed a corpse Recently
Desecrate and Unearth have +2 to Maximum number of corpses allowed
Regenerate 2% of Life per second if you've Consumed a corpse Recently [1]

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now has a cast time of 0.3 seconds (from 0.6) and uses a different casting animation.
  • Now has a mana cost of 4 at gem level 1 (from 7), up to 10 at gem level 20 (from 20).
  • Now deals 15 to 22 physical damage at gem level 1 (from 25 to 37), up to 407 to 611 at gem level 20 (from 682 to 1023)
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 90% (from 125%).
  • Bone Archer corpses created by Unearth now have approximately 30% more life (well, technically, maximum life, since they're, you know, corpses).
  • Now has alternative gem quality
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 7 (was 8).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 23).
  • Now deals damage in a small area around where the projectiles land. As a result, Unearth is now considered an Area spell.
  • Now deals 25 to 37 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 13 to 19) and 682 to 1023 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 540 to 810).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 125% (from 120%).
  • The Unearth skill gem now correctly drops at or above level 10.
  • Unearth has been added to the game.