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Discharge

DischargeSpell, AoE, Fire, Cold, Lightning
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (24-47)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 150%
Requires Level 28Discharge all the character's charges to deal elemental damage to all nearby monsters.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (4-31) to (77-589) base Lightning Damage per Power Charge
Deals (29-221) to (43-331) base Fire Damage per Endurance Charge
Deals (24-180) to (36-271) base Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge
35% less Damage if Triggered
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Discharge skill icon.pngDischarge 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/SkillGemDischarge

Discharge skill screenshot.jpg

Discharge is a spell that unleashes all of the player's charges (frenzy charges, power charges and endurance charges) and deals elemental damage in an area around him.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Area of effect: all damage from expended charges is dealt simultaneously within a radius centered around the caster. This radius can be altered with area of effect modifiers. Discharge has a target cap of 30 targets, meaning that even if Discharge's area of effect covers more than 30 monsters, only 30 of them would be hit.
  • Charge bonuses: any bonuses granted from the charges that are being expended will be actively applied to that cast of Discharge. For example, expending three Power Charges and three Frenzy Charges will cause that cast of Discharge to have +150% increased chance to crit, deal 12% more damage, and the cast time will be increased by 12%. Once Discharge is finished casting, charge bonuses will no longer apply.
  • Charge-gaining effects: this skill will apply charge-gaining effects after the loss of the charges consumed to cast it. For example, critical hits while wearing the  Voll's ProtectorVoll's Protector
    Holy Chainmail
    Quality: +20%
    Armour: 349
    Energy Shield: 70
    Requires Level 35, 53 Str, 53 Int5% reduced Movement Speed (Hidden)60% increased Armour and Energy Shield
    50% reduced maximum Mana
    Gain a Power Charge for each Enemy you hit with a Critical Strike
    Although a great leader during the war,
    Voll proved disastrous in times of peace.
     
    armor will cause a number of Power Charges to remain after casting equal to the number of enemies hit (up to the character's charge cap), regardless of whether the previous cast consumed any power charges. The same effect applies to Frenzy charges gained from kills under the  Blood RageBlood RageSpell, Duration
    Mana Cost: (17-21)
    Can store 1 use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.25 sec
    Requires Level 16Adds a buff that deals Physical Damage over time, while increasing Attack Speed and Life Leech. Killing an enemy while this buff is active refreshes the buff duration, and can grant a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:
    0.25% increased Attack Speed
    (5-15)% increased Attack Speed
    1.2% of Attack Physical Damage Leeched as Life
    You take 4% of your Maximum Life per second as Physical Damage
    You take 4% of your Maximum Energy Shield per second as Physical Damage
    25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Kill
    Base duration is (7-10.8) seconds
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
     
     
    buff or  Poacher's MarkPoacher's MarkCurse, Spell, AoE, Duration
    Radius: 22
    Mana Cost: (24-50)
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 24Curses all targets in an area, making them less evasive. Hitting the cursed targets will grant life and mana, and killing them will result in more flask charges and a chance to gain a frenzy charge.Per 1% Quality:
    Cursed enemies have a 0.5% chance to grant a Frenzy Charge when slain
    Base duration is (6-9.8) seconds
    Cursed enemies have (30-49)% less Evasion
    Cursed enemies grant 100% increased Flask Charges
    Cursed enemies grant (5-24) Life when Hit by Attacks
    Cursed enemies grant (5-12) Mana when Hit by Attacks
    Cursed enemies have a (21-30)% chance to grant a Frenzy Charge when slain
    +(0-10) to radius
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
     
     
    charge-gaining effects.
The  Power Charge On Critical SupportPower Charge On Critical SupportSupport
Icon: P
Mana Multiplier: 110%
Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike Chance
Supported Skills have (35-54)% chance to gain a Power Charge on Critical Strike
Supported Skills deal 4% more Damage per Power Charge
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.
 
gem gives a chance to gain only one power charge after every cast, regardless of the number of monsters hit.
  • Trigger support: Discharge suffers a 35% less damage penalty when triggered. This damage penalty applies to items ( Cospri's MaliceCospri's Malice
    Jewelled Foil
    One Handed Sword
    Quality: +20%
    Elemental Damage: (80-100)–(160-200)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
    Attacks per Second: (1.73-1.82)
    Weapon Range: 12
    Requires Level 68, 212 Dex, 257 Int+25% to Global Critical Strike MultiplierNo Physical Damage
    Adds (80-100) to (160-200) Cold Damage
    Adds (40-60) to (90-110) Cold Damage to Spells
    (8-14)% increased Attack Speed
    +257 Intelligence Requirement
    60% increased Critical Strike Chance against Chilled Enemies
    Trigger a Socketed Cold Spell on Melee Critical Strike
    Breathe deep, my child.
    Let the frigid air engulf your soul.
    Embrace the eternal cold,
    And it will embrace you back.
     
    ,  Kitava's ThirstKitava's Thirst
    Zealot Helmet
    Quality: +20%
    Armour: (226-238)
    Energy Shield: (45-48)
    Requires Level 44, 50 Str, 50 Int15% reduced Cast Speed
    (70-80)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
    +(30-50) to maximum Mana
    30% chance to Trigger Socketed Spells when
    you Spend at least 100 Mana to Use a Skill
    Tukohama, Tawhoa and Kitava went to the lake to fish.
    Tawhoa weaved a net to catch the fish,
    Tukohama built a fire to cook the fish,
    and Kitava swallowed the entire lake, fish and all, with a single gulp.
     
    ,  MjölnerMjölner
    Gavel
    One Handed Mace
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (108-129.6)(202-242.4)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.15
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 60, 412 Str, 300 Int15% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold(80-120)% increased Physical Damage
    Skills Chain +1 times
    (30-40)% increased Lightning Damage with Attack Skills
    +200 Strength Requirement
    +300 Intelligence Requirement
    Trigger a Socketed Lightning Spell on Hit
    Socketed Lightning Spells deal 100% increased Spell Damage if Triggered
    Look the storm in the eye and you will have its respect.
     
    ), as well as Cast-On-X support gems ( Cast On Critical Strike SupportCast On Critical Strike SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: &
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Can store 1 use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level 38Must support both an attack skill and a spell skill to work. The attack skill will trigger a spell when it critically strikes an enemy. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Supported Attacks will Trigger a Supported Spell when you Crit an Enemy
    Supported Skills deal (20-39)% more Spell Damage
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    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.
     
    ,  Cast on Death SupportCast on Death SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: !
    Requires Level 38Each supported spell skill will be triggered when you die. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills have 3% increased Area of Effect while Dead
    100% chance to Trigger Supported Non-Minion Spells on Death
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    (0-304)% more Damage while Dead
    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.
     
    ,  Cast on Melee Kill SupportCast on Melee Kill SupportSupport, Melee, Attack, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: &
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Can store 1 use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
    Requires Level 38Must support both a melee attack skill and a spell skill to work. The attack skill will trigger a spell when it kills an enemy. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    Supported Melee Attacks will Trigger a Supported Spell on Kill
    Supported Spells have (20-39)% more Spell Damage
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    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.
     
    ,  Cast when Damage Taken SupportCast when Damage Taken SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: !
    Can store 1 use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
    Requires Level 38Each supported spell skill will track damage you take, and be triggered when the total damage taken reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    Trigger Supported Spells when you take a total of (528-3272) Damage
    Supported Skills deal (-70-6)% more Damage
    This Gem can only Support Skill Gems requiring Level (38-70) or lower
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    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.
     
    ,  Cast when Stunned SupportCast when Stunned SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
    Icon: !
    Can store 1 use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
    Requires Level 38Each supported spell skill will have a chance to be triggered when you are stunned. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    (50-69)% chance to Trigger Supported Spells when you are Stunned, or
    Block a Stunning Hit
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    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.
     
    ,  Cast while Channelling SupportCast while Channelling SupportSupport, Channelling, Spell
    Icon: W
    Mana Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 38Must support both a channelling skill and a non-channelling spell skill to work. The channelling skill will trigger a spell periodically while channelling. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:
    Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Damage
    Trigger a Supported Spell every (0.45-0.35) seconds while Channelling Supported Skills
    You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
    Supported Triggered Spells deal (0-9)% more 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.
     
    ).
  •  Spell Totem SupportSpell Totem SupportSupport, Totem
    Icon: T
    Mana Multiplier: 200%
    Requires Level 8Supports spell skills that do not reserve mana. Instead of using that skill, you will summon a totem that uses the skill for you.Per 1% Quality:
    1% increased Totem Placement speed
    Summons a Totem which uses the Supported Skill
    Totem lasts 8 seconds
    Supported Skills deal (35-26)% less Damage
    Spells Cast by Totem have 30% less Cast Speed
    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.
     
    : Because Discharges uses charges on the character itself, Totems cannot cast Discharge using the player's own charges. The only way Totems can cast Discharge is if it gained endurance charges.

Gem level progression

Level  Mana
Cost
Lightning
Damage
per Power
Charge
Fire
Damage
per Endurance
Charge
Cold
Damage
per Frenzy
Charge
Exp.Total Exp.
12867244 to 7729 to 4324 to 3600
23173265 to 9234 to 5128 to 42199,345199,345
33479276 to 10840 to 6033 to 49285,815485,160
43785297 to 12647 to 7139 to 58401,344886,504
54092318 to 14755 to 8345 to 68554,3791,440,883
64296329 to 16361 to 9150 to 75477,4371,918,320
744100339 to 18067 to 10155 to 82583,7862,502,106
8461043410 to 19874 to 11161 to 91710,3593,212,465
9481093511 to 21882 to 12267 to 1001,355,5114,567,976
10501133613 to 24090 to 13573 to 1101,138,8775,706,853
11521173714 to 26399 to 14881 to 1211,368,2337,075,086
12541213815 to 289108 to 16288 to 1331,638,3388,713,424
13561253917 to 317119 to 17897 to 1461,956,64810,670,072
14581304018 to 347130 to 195106 to 1593,655,18414,325,256
15601344120 to 380142 to 213116 to 1743,017,32717,342,583
16621384222 to 415155 to 233127 to 1917,759,99525,102,578
17641424424 to 454170 to 255139 to 20815,138,19340,240,771
18661464526 to 495185 to 278152 to 22726,083,82566,324,596
19681514628 to 540202 to 303165 to 24862,620,247128,944,843
20701554731 to 589221 to 331180 to 271211,708,088340,652,931
21721594834 to 642240 to 360197 to 295N/AN/A
2274N/A4937 to 699262 to 392214 to 321N/AN/A
2376N/A5040 to 761285 to 427233 to 349N/AN/A
2478N/A5144 to 828310 to 465253 to 380N/AN/A
2580N/A5247 to 900337 to 505275 to 413N/AN/A
2682N/A5351 to 978366 to 549299 to 449N/AN/A
2784N/A5456 to 1062397 to 596325 to 488N/AN/A
2886N/A5561 to 1153431 to 647353 to 529N/AN/A
2988N/A5766 to 1251468 to 702383 to 575N/AN/A
3090N/A5871 to 1357508 to 762415 to 623N/AN/A
3191N/A5874 to 1413529 to 793433 to 649N/AN/A
3292N/A5977 to 1471551 to 826450 to 676N/AN/A
3393N/A5981 to 1532573 to 860469 to 704N/AN/A
3494N/A6084 to 1595597 to 895488 to 732N/AN/A
3595N/A6087 to 1660621 to 932508 to 762N/AN/A
3696N/A6191 to 1728647 to 970529 to 794N/AN/A
3797N/A6195 to 1798673 to 1009551 to 826N/AN/A
3898N/A6298 to 1871700 to 1050573 to 859N/AN/A
3999N/A62102 to 1947729 to 1093596 to 894N/AN/A
40100N/A63107 to 2026758 to 1137620 to 931N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Vendor reward

This skill 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

Alternate skill effect

Name Cost Description
Flare Discharge Effect
 
Flare Discharge EffectDischarge Skin
Stack Size: 20
Your Discharge becomes an explosive flare effect.
 
 110 Replaces the standard effect on a  DischargeDischargeSpell, AoE, Fire, Cold, Lightning
Radius: 30
Mana Cost: (24-47)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 150%
Requires Level 28Discharge all the character's charges to deal elemental damage to all nearby monsters.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (4-31) to (77-589) base Lightning Damage per Power Charge
Deals (29-221) to (43-331) base Fire Damage per Endurance Charge
Deals (24-180) to (36-271) base Cold Damage per Frenzy Charge
35% less Damage if Triggered
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
 
 
skill gem with an explosive flare effect.

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Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Discharge

Name Stats
EnchantmentDischargeChanceToNotConsumeCharges16620% chance for Discharge not to consume Charges
EnchantmentDischargeChanceToNotConsumeCharges27530% chance for Discharge not to consume Charges
EnchantmentDischargeDamage16625% increased Discharge Damage
EnchantmentDischargeDamage27540% increased Discharge Damage
EnchantmentDischargeRadius1665% increased Discharge Radius
EnchantmentDischargeRadius2758% increased Discharge Radius

Version history

Version Changes
2.4.0
  • Discharge now deals 35% less damage when triggered.
2.3.0e
  • The number of targets that Discharge can hit has been increased from 20 to 30.
2.0.2
  • The graphical performance of Discharge has been improved - it now only plays the dominant effect if you have multiple charge types.
2.0.0
  • Damage increased at lower levels.
  • It now grants 0.5% increased area of effect radius per 1% of quality (was 1% per 1% quality).
  • Critical Strike Chance has been reduced from 8% to 7%.
1.0.0
  • Mana cost increased.
0.10.8
  • Damage increased.
0.10.0
  • Early levels improved by around 20%.
0.9.12s
  • Damage progression increased. By skill level 15, it's doing 29% more damage than before.
0.9.9
  • Slight buff to damage.
0.9.7
  • Discharge's damage has been nerfed.
0.9.5g
  • Reduced the Critical Strike chance.
0.9.4
  • Reduced the damage.
  • Fixed Discharge not granting Charges for hitting/killing enemies.
0.9.3
  • Discharge has been added to the game.


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