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Vaal Lightning Trap

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Vaal Lightning TrapProjectile, Trap, Vaal, Spell, Duration, Lightning
Souls Per Use: 20 (N) /
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 5.000 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
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:
Shocked Ground causes 0.25% increased Damage taken
Deals (14-279) to (41-838) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Fires 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
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalLightningTrap

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 Chain SupportChain SupportSupport, Chaining, Projectile
    Icon: c
    Mana Multiplier: 150%
    Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills, and any other skills that chain.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Projectile Speed
    Supported Skills Chain +2 times
    Supported Skills deal (50-31)% less Damage with Hits
    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.
    will have no effect.
  • Multiple Traps: When Vaal Lightning Trap is linked with Multiple Traps SupportMultiple Traps SupportSupport, Trap
    Icon: t
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    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 up to 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 up to 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

LevelLvl.dexterityintelligenceLightning
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
112142114 to 4100
215172517 to 5115,24915,249
319213022 to 6741,51756,766
423243529 to 8681,983138,749
527284136 to 108147,968286,717
631324645 to 135250,557537,274
735365156 to 167405,086942,360
838385565 to 195447,7181,390,078
941415975 to 226615,3182,005,396
1044446387 to 262834,6392,840,035
11474767101 to 3021,570,7604,410,795
12504971116 to 3481,633,9876,044,782
13535275133 to 3992,151,0308,195,812
14565579152 to 4572,812,18911,008,001
15595883174 to 5225,099,36016,107,361
16626087199 to 5969,400,73125,508,092
17646290216 to 64915,273,36640,781,458
18666492236 to 70826,286,58267,068,040
19686695257 to 77162,890,590129,958,630
20706898279 to 838212,046,017342,004,647
217270100304 to 912N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A330 to 991N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A359 to 1076N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A390 to 1169N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A423 to 1268N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A458 to 1375N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A497 to 1491N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A538 to 1615N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A583 to 1750N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A631 to 1894N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A657 to 1970N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A683 to 2050N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A711 to 2132N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A739 to 2217N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A769 to 2306N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A799 to 2398N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A831 to 2493N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A864 to 2592N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A898 to 2694N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A934 to 2801N/AN/A

Video Demonstration

Version History

Version Changes
3.2.0
  • Base duration lowered to 4 seconds (from 16).Trap will now trigger at the end of its duration.
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.