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Vaal Lightning Trap

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Vaal Lightning TrapProjectile, Trap, Vaal, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Souls per use: 16 (N) / 24 (C) / 32 (M)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 90%
Requires Level 12Throws a trap that launches a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets and leaving a trail of shocking ground.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Trap Throwing Speed
Deals (3-52) to (62-979) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 16 seconds
8 additional Projectiles
Base duration is 4 seconds
Shocked Ground causes 15% increased Damage taken
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Projectiles leave Shocking Ground
Projectiles Pierce all Targets
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Lightning Trap skill icon.pngVaal Lightning Trap inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment

Vaal Lightning Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Vaal Lightning Trap is a vaal trap, launching a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets while leaving the ground shocked for a duration.

Skill Functions and Interactions

  • Chaining: Since Vaal Lightning Trap's projectiles always pierce, then they cannot chain, so supporting it with Module Error: Item link: No results found for search parameter "chain". will have no effect.
  • Multiple Traps: When Vaal Lightning Trap is linked with Multiple Traps SupportMultiple Traps SupportSupport, Trap
    Icon: t
    Mana Multiplier: 160%
    Requires Level 8Supports traps skills, making them throw extra traps in a line.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Trap Trigger Area of Effect
    Supported Skills throw 2 additional Traps
    Supported Skills can have up to 3 additional Traps placed at a time
    Supported Skills deal (40-21)% less 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.
    or Cluster Traps SupportCluster Traps SupportTrap, Support
    Icon: L
    Mana Multiplier: 150%
    Requires Level 38Supports traps skills, making them throw extra traps randomly around the targeted location.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Trap Damage
    Supported Skills throw 3 additional Traps
    Supported Skills can have up to 5 additional Traps placed at a time
    Supported Skills deal (55-36)% less 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.
    , additional traps are only placed if Vaal Lightning Trap has sufficient souls to do so.
  • Duration: Increased Duration increases both the trap duration and the duration of the shocking ground effect.

Gem level progression

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Video Demonstration

Version History

Version Changes
2.0.0
  • Damage increased by 33%.
  • Projectiles from Vaal Lightning Trap now also have 100% pierce chance.
  • Critical Strike Chance increased from 4% to 5%.
1.1.5
  • Introduced to the game.