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BladestormAttack, AoE, Duration, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 8 Mana
Attack Speed: 70% of base
Attack Damage: (105-120)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (105-120)%
Requires Level 28Perform a spinning attack, damaging enemies around you and creating a bladestorm matching your stance. The bladestorm repeatedly damages enemies, based on your weapon damage and attack time, for a duration. Blood bladestorms are stationary and cause Bleeding, while Sand bladestorms move slowly forwards and Blind enemies. Requires a Sword or Axe. You are in Blood Stance by default.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Skill Effect DurationSand Bladestorms move with 1% increased speedBlood Bladestorm deals 2% increased Damage with Ailments2% chance to create the wrong BladestormDeals (105-120)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is 3 seconds
(70-108)% more Damage with Bleeding while in Blood Stance
(10-12)% more Attack Speed while you're in a Blood Bladestorm
Maximum of 3 Bladestorms at a time
Sand Bladestorms grant (30-38)% increased Movement Speed to you
Bladestorm deals 50% less Damage with Hits and Ailments
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Bladestorm skill icon.pngBladestorm inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 28
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemBladestorm


Bladestorm is a melee attack skill that creates a bladestorm that continuously deals damage in an area for a short duration. This skill interacts with Blood and Sand Stance. In Blood Stance, the bladestorm will be stationary and grants the user more attack speed while standing in it. In Sand Stance, the bladestorm will travel forward and grant the user increased movement speed while standing in it.

Skill functions and interactions

The blood/sand storms created by Bladestorm can trigger Cast On Critical Strike SupportCast On Critical Strike SupportTrigger, Support, Spell
Icon: &
Level: (1-20)
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, channelling skills, and skills that reserve mana cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 1% increased Attack Critical Strike Chance
Supported Skills have 1% increased Spell Critical Strike Chance
Supported Skills deal 1% more Attack DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
Supported Attacks will Trigger a Supported Spell when you Crit an Enemy
Supported Skills deal (20-29)% 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.
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Sand Bladestorm skill icon

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired StrengthDamage
Effectiveness
Attack
Damage
Attack SpeedMovement SpeedDamage with BleedingExp.Total Exp.
1282942105%105%10%30%N/A00
2313246106%105.8%10%30%N/A199345199345
3343550107%106.6%10%31%N/A285815485160
4373754107%107.4%10%31%N/A401344886504
5404058108%108.2%10%32%N/A5543791440883
6424260109%108.9%10%32%N/A4774371918320
7444463110%109.7%11%32%N/A5837862502106
8464666111%110.5%11%33%N/A7103593212465
9484868111%111.3%11%33%N/A13555114567976
10504971112%112.1%11%34%N/A11388775706853
11525174113%112.9%11%34%N/A13682337075086
12545376114%113.7%11%34%N/A16383388713424
13565579114%114.5%11%35%N/A195664810670072
14585782115%115.3%12%35%N/A365518414325256
15605984116%116.1%12%36%N/A301732717342583
16626087117%116.8%12%36%N/A775999525102578
17646290118%117.6%12%36%N/A1513819340240771
18666492118%118.4%12%37%N/A2608382566324596
19686695119%119.2%12%37%N/A62620247128944843
20706898120%120%12%38%N/A211708088340652931
217270100121%120.8%13%38%N/AN/AN/A
2274N/AN/A122%121.6%13%38%N/AN/AN/A
2376N/AN/A122%122.4%13%39%N/AN/AN/A
2478N/AN/A123%123.2%13%39%N/AN/AN/A
2580N/AN/A124%123.9%13%40%N/AN/AN/A
2682N/AN/A125%124.7%13%40%N/AN/AN/A
2784N/AN/A126%125.5%13%40%N/AN/AN/A
2886N/AN/A126%126.3%14%41%N/AN/AN/A
2988N/AN/A127%127.1%14%41%N/AN/AN/A
3090N/AN/A128%127.9%14%42%N/AN/AN/A
3191N/AN/A128%128.3%14%42%N/AN/AN/A
3292N/AN/A129%128.7%14%42%N/AN/AN/A
3393N/AN/A129%129.1%14%42%N/AN/AN/A
3494N/AN/A129%129.5%14%42%N/AN/AN/A
3595N/AN/A130%129.9%14%43%N/AN/AN/A
3696N/AN/A130%130.3%14%43%N/AN/AN/A
3797N/AN/A131%130.7%14%43%N/AN/AN/A
3898N/AN/A131%131.1%14%43%N/AN/AN/A
3999N/AN/A131%131.4%14%43%N/AN/AN/A
4099N/AN/A132%131.8%15%44%N/AN/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
8Dying AnguishDying Anguish8Level 19 Gem
Alternative Quality: +19%
Moribund, he gazed upon the journey taken as blood trickled down his chin. His eye closed on the city ahead that he would never call home.
random level 19 gem with 19% alternative qualityAutomatic
1Gemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorAdds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Quality GemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
random superior gemAutomatic
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
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 with 20% qualityAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3

Vendor reward

This item 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

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Bladestorm:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Bladestorm.

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 Bladestorm Damage 166Bladestorm deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Bladestorm Damage 275Bladestorm deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Bladestorm Maximum Number Of Storms Allowed 175+1 to maximum number of Bladestormshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Bladestorm Sandstorm Speed 166Sand Bladestorms move with 50% increased speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Bladestorm Sandstorm Speed 275Sand Bladestorms move with 75% increased speedhelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Bladestorm has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Celestial Bladestorm EffectCelestial Bladestorm EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Bladestorm becomes a celestial effect.Your Bladestorm becomes a celestial effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
3.7.4
  • Added Labyrinth Enchantments.
3.7.2
  • Bladestorm can now be supported by Multistrike Support.
  • Fixed a bug where Bladestorm's initial hit did not actually hit.
3.7.1
  • Fixed a bug where Cyclone and Bladestorm could not gain more than one charge (such as via Power Charge on Crit Support) while channelling or per use respectively.
3.7.0
  • Bladestorm has been added to the game.

References