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Active skill

Active skills are abilities used by players and monsters. Unlike passive skills they have to be directly operated (cast or attacked) by the player or the monster.

Usually active skills are obtained by placing active skill gems into an socket, however some items (or more specifically some modifiers on items) also grant active skills.

Obtaining active skills

Skill gems

All active skill gems grant active skills.

Items that grant unique active skills

  •  Abberath's HoovesAbberath's Hooves
    Goathide Boots
    Quality: +20%
    Evasion: 50
    Requires Level 12, 26 Dex+(20-30) to Strength
    15% increased Movement Speed
    (6-10)% chance to Ignite
    When you Kill an Ignited Enemy, inflict an equivalent Ignite on each nearby Enemy
    Triggers Level 7 Abberath's Fury when Equipped
    1% increased Fire Damage per 20 Strength
    Burning Hoofprints
    The goat king knew not of war,
    of the lands and laws he trampled.
    The goat king knew only joy
    at turning life into ash.
     
  •  Arakaali's FangArakaali's Fang
    Fiend Dagger
    Dagger
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (87-112)(310.3-374.4)
    Chaos Damage: 1–59
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
    Attacks per Second: 1.20
    Weapon Range: 8
    Requires Level 53, 58 Dex, 123 Int40% increased Global Critical Strike Chance(170-200)% increased Physical Damage
    Adds (8-13) to (20-30) Physical Damage
    Adds 1 to 59 Chaos Damage
    20% chance to Trigger Level 1 Raise Spiders on Kill
    15% chance to Poison on Hit
    All children must eat.
     
  •  Blood of CorruptionBlood of Corruption
    Amber Amulet
    Requires Level 20+(20-30) to StrengthGrants Level 10 Gluttony of Elements Skill
    Adds 19 to 43 Chaos Damage to Attacks
    -(10-5)% to all Elemental Resistances
    +(17-29)% to Chaos Resistance
    Corrupted
    In my dream, a voice spoke to me. It said:
    'My reach knows no bounds.
    All that is pure is destined to rot.
    All that lives is destined to serve.'
    - Doryani, Queen's Thaumaturgist
     
  •  Choir of the StormChoir of the Storm
    Lapis Amulet
    Requires Level 69+(20-30) to Intelligence(10-20)% increased maximum Mana
    Critical Strike Chance is increased by Lightning Resistance
    50% increased Lightning Damage
    Trigger Level 20 Lightning Bolt when you deal a Critical Strike
    But the fool did not bow.
    The fool stood and questioned.
    And the fool was unwritten.
     
  •  Doedre's SkinDoedre's Skin
    Widowsilk Robe
    Quality: +20%
    Energy Shield: (375-405)
    Requires Level 65, 187 Int3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)Socketed Curse Gems are Supported by Level 20 Blasphemy
    Grants Level 20 Summon Doedre's Effigy Skill
    Socketed Curse Skills are Triggered by Doedre's Effigy when Summoned
    Socketed Curse Skills ignore Curse Limit
    +(30-40) to Intelligence
    (130-150)% increased Energy Shield
    (33-25)% reduced Effect of your Curses
    As she was sentenced to death, Doedre was silent.
    As she was tied to the stake, Doedre was silent.
    As the flames licked away her life, Doedre was silent.
    But Wraeclast had not heard the last of her.
     
  •  Doryani's FistDoryani's Fist
    Vaal Gauntlets
    Quality: +20%
    Armour: 278
    Energy Shield: 36
    Requires Level 63, 100 StrGrants Level 20 Doryani's Touch Skill
    +30 to maximum Energy Shield
    10% chance to Shock
    Adds (225-335) to (785-900) Lightning Damage to Unarmed Attacks
    Adds (60-90) to (210-240) Lightning Damage to Spells while Unarmed
    +30 Energy Shield gained on Killing a Shocked Enemy
    Doryani's ingenuity raised the Vaal Empire to unprecedented heights. His curiosity reduced it to ruins and bones.
     
  •  Essence of HysteriaEssence of HysteriaStack Size: 9
    Essence Level: 8
    Upgrades a normal item to rare or reforges a rare item, guaranteeing one property
    Weapon: 10% chance to Cast Level 20 Fire Burst on Hit
    Gloves: Socketed Gems deal 175 to 225 additional Fire Damage
    Boots: Drops Burning Ground while moving, dealing 2500 Fire Damage per second
    Body Armour: 10% increased Area of Effect
    Helmet: Socketed Gems have 50% chance to Ignite
    Shield: Adds 40 to 80 Fire Damage if you've Blocked Recently
    Quiver: Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
    Amulet: 40% increased Life Leeched per second
    Ring: Gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Fire Damage
    Belt: Damage Penetrates 5% Elemental Resistances during any Flask Effect
    Right click this item then left click a normal or rare item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
     
  •  Essence of InsanityEssence of InsanityStack Size: 9
    Essence Level: 8
    Upgrades a normal item to rare or reforges a rare item, guaranteeing one property
    Weapon: Triggers Level 20 Spectral Spirits when Equipped
    Gloves: Socketed Gems have 16% more Attack and Cast Speed
    Boots: 12% increased Movement speed while on Burning, Chilled or Shocked ground
    Body Armour: Gain Onslaught for 3 seconds when Hit
    Helmet: Socketed Gems gain 50% of Physical Damage as extra Lightning Damage
    Shield: 10% chance to gain a Power Charge when you Block
    Quiver: 10% reduced Reflected Damage taken
    Amulet: 10% chance to Recover 10% of Maximum Mana when you use a Skill
    Ring: 10% reduced Reflected Damage taken
    Belt: 10% increased Movement Speed during any Flask Effect
    Right click this item then left click a normal or rare item to apply it.
    Shift click to unstack.
     
  •  Ngamahu's FlameNgamahu's Flame
    Abyssal Axe
    Two Handed Axe
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (213.9-241.5)(322.4-364)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.35-1.40)
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 55, 128 Str, 60 Dex(190-230)% increased Physical Damage
    (8-12)% increased Attack Speed
    50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
    Damage Penetrates 20% Fire Resistance
    20% chance to Trigger Level 16 Molten Burst on Melee Hit
    "The Karui savages claim the weapon was forged by their fire god.
    I'm rather inclined to believe them."
    - Fairgraves, Renowned Explorer
     
  •  Star of WraeclastStar of Wraeclast
    Ruby Amulet
    Requires Level 28+(20-30)% to Fire Resistance(30-50)% increased Cold Damage
    +(10-15)% to all Elemental Resistances
    60% increased Area of Effect of Curse Skills
    You cannot be Cursed with Silence
    Grants Level 20 Illusory Warp Skill
    Corrupted
    "I offer to you an eternal oath
    that binds your heart to mine;
    a bond that not even death will break.
    Will you accept?"
    - Daresso, to his beloved
     
  •  The Dancing DervishThe Dancing Dervish
    Reaver Sword
    Two Hand Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (145.6-161.2)(240.8-266.6)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.81-1.89)
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 59, 82 Str, 119 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating(160-190)% increased Physical Damage
    (25-30)% increased Attack Speed
    5% increased Movement Speed
    Rampage
    Triggers Level 15 Manifest Dancing Dervish on Rampage
    Manifested Dancing Dervish disables both weapon slots
    Manifested Dancing Dervish dies when Rampage ends
    Take your partner by the hand,
    Keep your steps in time.
    Swing together, spin apart,
    And dance with death sublime.
     
  •  The ScourgeThe Scourge
    Terror Claw
    Claw
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (63.6-81.6)(205.2-235.2)
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.30%
    Attacks per Second: (1.65-1.72)
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 70, 113 Dex, 113 Int2% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as LifeAdds (35-50) to (100-125) Physical Damage
    (10-15)% increased Attack Speed
    Minions have (10-15)% increased Attack Speed
    10% Chance to Trigger Level 18 Summon Spectral Wolf on Kill
    Increases and Reductions to Minion Damage also affect you
    70% increased Minion Damage if you have Hit Recently
    With increasing mastery over death
    comes an increasing desire for it.
     
  •  The Whispering IceThe Whispering Ice
    Vile Staff
    Staff
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 39.674.4
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.10%
    Attacks per Second: 1.25
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 33, 59 Str, 59 Int+18% Chance to Block Attack Damage while wielding a Staff+1 to Level of Socketed Support Gems
    Grants Level 1 Icestorm Skill
    Plays Whispering Ice sound on killing a rare Monster (Hidden)
    (8-12)% increased Cast Speed
    1% increased Spell Damage per 10 Intelligence
    (14-18)% increased Intelligence
    Guard your darkest thoughts well, for they are
    the cracks through which the Nightmare crawls.
     
  •  United in DreamUnited in Dream
    Cutlass
    One Handed Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 15.663.6
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.55
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 69, 55 Str, 79 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy RatingGrants Level 15 Envy Skill
    Minions deal (30-40)% increased Damage
    Minions have +29% to Chaos Resistance
    Minions have 60% chance to Poison Enemies on Hit
    Minions Leech 5% of Damage as Life against Poisoned Enemies
    They grow fat and ripe in slumber.
    To be fed upon when he wakes.
     
  •  Uul-Netol's EmbraceUul-Netol's Embrace
    Vaal Axe
    Two Handed Axe
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (316-347.6)(524-576.4)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: (0.84-0.90)
    Weapon Range: 11
    Requires Level 64, 158 Str, 76 Dex(280-320)% increased Physical Damage
    (30-25)% reduced Attack Speed
    Attacks have 25% chance to inflict Bleeding when Hitting Cursed Enemies
    Trigger Level 20 Bone Nova when you Kill a Bleeding Enemy
    At last she holds us,
    and so we turn to dust.
     
  •  Voice of the StormVoice of the Storm
    Lapis Amulet
    Requires Level 40+(20-30) to Intelligence+(10-15) to all Attributes
    (10-20)% increased maximum Mana
    Critical Strike Chance is increased by Lightning Resistance
    Trigger Level 12 Lightning Bolt when you deal a Critical Strike
    When she of many mouths spoke,
    we bowed in awe and were crushed.

    This item can be transformed with a Blessing of Esh
     
  •  Cameria's AvariceCameria's Avarice
    Gavel
    One Handed Mace
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (169-204)(306.8-366)
    Critical Strike Chance: (5.75%-7.00%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.15
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 60, 212 Str15% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold(140-180)% increased Physical Damage
    Adds (11-14) to (17-21) Physical Damage
    (15-40)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    40% increased Rarity of Items Dropped by Frozen Enemies
    (30-40)% increased Cold Damage with Attack Skills
    Trigger Level 20 Icicle Burst when you Kill a Frozen Enemy
    "Please, take whatever you want. Just don't kill me"
    "But then I wouldn't have everything I want, would I?"
     

Items that grant skills from active skill gems

  •  BalefireBalefire
    Opal Sceptre
    One Handed Mace
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: 58.887.6
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
    Attacks per Second: 1.25
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 60, 95 Str, 131 Int40% increased Elemental DamageGrants Level 25 Scorching Ray Skill
    (12-20)% increased Cast Speed
    Recover (1-3)% of Maximum Life on Kill
    Recover (1-3)% of Maximum Mana on Kill
    10% increased Scorching Ray beam length
    After the fires swept down from the sky and swallowed the city,
    all that lingered, as if locked in time,
    was a memory of that which was gone, a whisper of deeds undone.
     
  •  ClayshaperClayshaper
    Rock Breaker
    One Handed Mace
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (73.2-80.4)(123.6-130.8)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.24-1.26)
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 41, 134 Str15% reduced Enemy Stun ThresholdAdds (24-30) to (34-40) Physical Damage
    (8-10)% increased Attack Speed
    Minions have (20-30)% increased maximum Life
    Minions' Attacks deal (5-8) to (12-16) additional Physical Damage
    Can Summon up to 1 additional Golem at a time
    Grants Level 12 Summon Stone Golem
    There is nothing, flesh, spirit, or stone
    Free from our hunger for dominion.
     
  •  Jaws of AgonyJaws of Agony
    Supreme Spiked Shield
    Quality: +20%
    Chance to Block: 24%
    Evasion: 290
    Energy Shield: 56
    Requires Level 70, 85 Dex, 85 Int3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
    4% chance to Dodge Spell Hits
    (18-28)% increased Trap Damage
    (15-25)% increased Global Physical Damage
    +(60-80) to maximum Life
    -(18-14) Physical Damage taken from Attacks
    25% chance to gain a Power Charge on Throwing a Trap
    Grants Level 20 Bear Trap Skill
    One wrong step triggers destruction.
    Agony slowly dominates the will to live.
     
  •  Moonbender's WingMoonbender's Wing
    Tomahawk
    One Handed Axe
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (57-71.4)(112.1-132.3)
    Critical Strike Chance: (6.50%-7.50%)
    Attacks per Second: 1.50
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 39, 81 Str, 56 Dex(70-90)% increased Physical Damage
    Adds (5-9) to (13-17) Physical Damage
    (30-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
    25% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
    25% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
    Grants Level 1 Lightning Warp Skill
    Beneath the cold light of the moon,
    the wing moves faster than the eye.
     
  •  Tear of PurityTear of Purity
    Lapis Amulet
    Requires Level 20+(20-30) to IntelligenceGrants Level 10 Purity of Elements Skill
    +(5-10) to all Attributes
    +(20-40) to maximum Life
    5% chance to Avoid Elemental Ailments
    A shimmering symbol of Purity, clear as water,
    but I know better than most how quickly
    Purity can succumb to Corruption.
    How quickly water turns to blood.
    - Victario, the People's Poet
     
  •  The SurrenderThe Surrender
    Ezomyte Tower Shield
    Quality: +20%
    Chance to Block: 30%
    Armour: (1305-1513)
    Requires Level 64, 159 Str3% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)
    +(30-40) to maximum Life
    Grants Level 30 Reckoning Skill
    (130-170)% increased Armour
    +(65-80) to maximum Life
    Recover 250 Life when you Block
    +6% Chance to Block
    +1500 Armour if you've Blocked Recently
    Our hearts cry out
    but are silenced by our flesh
    and so we give up our flesh.
     

Enchantments that grant unique active skills

Glove Enchantments grant unique skills.

Corrupted mods that grant skills

Using a  Vaal OrbVaal OrbStack Size: 10Corrupts an item, modifying it unpredictablyRight click this item then left click an item to corrupt it. Corrupted items cannot be modified again.
Shift click to unstack.
 
it is possible to receive the following active skills:

NameStats
V2AngerSkillReducedCorruptedGrants Level 21 Anger Skill
V2ClaritySkillReducedCorrupted_Grants Level 21 Clarity Skill
V2ConductivitySkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Conductivity Skill
V2DespairSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Despair Skill
V2DeterminationSkillCorrupted__Grants Level 23 Determination Skill
V2DisciplineSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Discipline Skill
V2FlammabilitySkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Flammability Skill
V2FrostbiteSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Frostbite Skill
V2GraceSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Grace Skill
V2HasteSkillCorrupted_Grants Level 21 Haste Skill
V2HatredSkillCorruptedGrants Level 21 Hatred Skill
V2PurityOfColdSkillCorrupted___Grants Level 23 Purity of Ice Skill
V2PurityOfFireSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Purity of Fire Skill
V2PurityOfLightningSkillCorruptedGrants Level 23 Purity of Lightning Skill
V2PuritySkillCorruptedGrants Level 21 Purity of Elements Skill
V2SocketedSkillsManaMultiplierCorrupted__Socketed Skill Gems get a 90% Mana Multiplier
V2SupportedByAccuracyCorrupted__Socketed Gems are supported by Level 10 Additional Accuracy
V2SupportedByBlindCorruptedSocketed Gems are supported by Level 10 Blind
V2SupportedByBloodmagicCorruptedSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Blood Magic
V2SupportedByFasterProjectilesCorruptedSocketed Gems are supported by Level 10 Faster Projectiles
V2SupportedByFortifyCorrupted_Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Fortify
V2SupportedByLifeGainOnHitCorruptedSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Life Gain On Hit
V2SupportedByOnslaughtCorruptedSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Onslaught
V2SupportedByReducedManaCorruptedSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Reduced Mana
V2WrathSkillCorruptedGrants Level 21 Wrath Skill

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