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BodyswapMovement, Spell, AoE, Fire, Travel
Cost: (8-23) Mana
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 70%
Requires Level 10Violently destroys your body and recreates it at the location of a targeted enemy or corpse, dealing spell damage in an area at both locations. If there is no specific target, it will prioritise corpses over enemies. If targeting a corpse, the corpse will also explode, dealing damage around it that is not affected by modifiers to spell damage, and cannot be reflected. This spell cannot be repeated.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Cast Speed5% increased Burning Damage0.5% increased Area of Effect2% increased Damage if not Consuming a CorpseExplosion deals base Fire Damage equal to 6% of the corpse's Maximum Life
This Spell deals (3-154) to (5-231), plus 3% of your maximum Life, as base Fire Damage
300% more Area of Effect if Consuming a corpse
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Bodyswap skill icon.pngBodyswap inventory icon.png
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemCorpseWarp

Bodyswap skill screenshot.jpg

Bodyswap is a spell skill. The skill can target an enemy or a corpse, exploding your body and teleporting you to the target. The skill creates an area of effect explosion that deals fire damage, which scales with your maximum life. When targeting a corpse, it deals more damage and the corpse also explodes to deal damage relative to the corpse's maximum life.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Body swap is a movement skill with no cooldown and will not affect the cooldown of blink skills.
  • The explosion of the corpse is not affected by modifiers to spell damage and cannot be reflected. This spell cannot be repeated with things like Spell Echo SupportSpell Echo SupportSpell, Support
    Icon: k
    Cost and Reservation Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 38Supports spell skills, making them repeat when cast. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, triggered skills, instant skills, or skills which reserve mana.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Spell DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast SpeedSupported Skills deal 1% less Damage
    Final Repeat of Supported Skills deals 3% more Damage
    Supported Skills Repeat an additional time
    Supported Skills have (51-70)% more Cast Speed
    Supported Skills deal 10% 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.
  • Can be used in left mouse button slot to cast and move, but you won't be able to move without a target (whether enemy or corpse).

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired IntelligenceMana
Exp.Total Exp.
11001883 to 500
213152295 to 79,5699,569
3171927106 to 928,18937,758
4212333118 to 1359,14696,904
52526381211 to 17111,192208,096
62930431315 to 22193,800401,896
73334491419 to 28320,280722,176
83636521523 to 34359,0901,081,266
93939561627 to 41498,5081,579,774
104242601633 to 49682,0572,261,831
114545641739 to 58921,7773,183,608
124848681846 to 691,727,8794,911,487
135150721955 to 821,791,7696,703,256
145453761965 to 972,353,6799,056,935
155756802077 to 1153,070,91212,127,847
166059842190 to 1369,095,46621,223,313
1763618821106 to 15916,039,89037,263,203
1866649222125 to 18729,817,11767,080,320
1968669522139 to 20862,895,056129,975,376
2070689823154 to 231212,051,599342,026,975
21727010024171 to 257N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A24190 to 285N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A25211 to 316N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A25233 to 350N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A26259 to 388N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A26286 to 430N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A27317 to 476N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A27351 to 526N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A28388 to 582N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A28429 to 643N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A28451 to 676N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A29474 to 711N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A29498 to 747N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A29523 to 785N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A29550 to 825N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A30578 to 867N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A30607 to 911N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A30638 to 957N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A30670 to 1005N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A31704 to 1056N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell 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 (Q20)Automatic

Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Bodyswap.

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 Body Swap Cast Speed 1668% increased Bodyswap Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Body Swap Cast Speed 27512% increased Bodyswap Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Body Swap Damage 16625% increased Bodyswap Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Body Swap Damage 27540% increased Bodyswap Damagehelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Improved the targeting behaviour of triggered Bodyswap when nothing was targeted. It now prioritises corpses if there are any near your targeted location.
  • No longer requires a corpse to use, but gains significant benefits if it does consume a corpse.
  • Base radius has been halved.
  • Now costs 8 mana at gem level 1 (from 7), up to 23 at gem level 20 (from 20) .
  • Now has a cast time of 0.7 seconds (from 0.6).
  • Now has a base critical strike chance of 6% (from 5%).
  • Now deals 3 to 5 (from 12 to 19) fire damage at gem level 1, up to 154 to 231 (from 501 to 752) at gem level 20, plus 3% of your maximum life as fire damage at all gem levels.
  • Now has 300% more Area of Effect if consuming a corpse.
  • Explosion from the corpse now deals 6% of the corpse's base maximum life (from 4%).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 70% (from 100%).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 7 (was 10).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 30).
  • Now has a cast time of 0.6 seconds (down from 0.8)
  • Bodyswap has been added to the game.