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Cruelty SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: Y
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 150%
Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits enemies.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.25% increased Effect of Cruelty granted by Supported SkillsSupported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike ChanceCruelty granted by Supported Skills has 1% increased Duration(0-19)% increased Effect of Cruelty granted by Supported Skills
Supported Skills deal (15-24)% more Damage with Hits
Cruelty has a Base Duration of 4 seconds
Hits from Supported Skills grant Cruelty
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.
Cruelty Support inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 18
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Orb of Alteration
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Support Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SupportGemCruelty

Cruelty Support is a support gem.

Skill functions and interactions

Hits from active skills supported by this gem grant the Cruelty buff, which grants more damage over time with supported skills.

Cruelty has a maximum effect of 40% more Damage over Time, which cannot bypass even you stack gem quality. [1]

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthRequired IntelligenceCruelty effectMore DamageExp.Total Exp.
118211410%20%00
222241711%20%6983369833
326281911%21%128549198382
429312112%21%154553352935
532342312%22%225374578309
635372513%22%320672898981
738402713%23%4477181346699
841422914%23%6153181962017
944453114%24%8346392796656
1047483315%24%15707604367416
1150513515%25%16339876001403
1253543716%25%21510308152433
1356573916%26%281218910964622
1458584117%26%365518414619806
1560604217%27%301732717637133
1662624318%27%781890525456038
1764644418%28%1525601340712051
1866664619%28%2626055566972606
1968684719%29%62855887129828493
2070704820%29%212002638341831131
2172725020%30%N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21%30%N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21%31%N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A22%31%N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22%32%N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23%32%N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23%33%N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A24%33%N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A24%34%N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A25%34%N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A25%35%N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A25%35%N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A25%35%N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A26%35%N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A26%36%N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A26%36%N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A26%36%N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A27%36%N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A27%37%N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A27%37%N/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
9Gift of the Gemling QueenGift of the Gemling Queen9Level 20 Support GemOur Lady Dialla,
as a symbol of our progress,
shines greater than all the gems.
random level 20 Support gemAutomatic
7Dialla's SubjugationDialla's Subjugation7Superior Support Gem
Quality: +23%
Corrupted
A symbol of beauty and innocence
The gems corrupted her mind
Malachai corrupted her gems
All but a glimmer of
greatness lost in madness
random corrupted superior Support gem with 23% qualityAutomatic
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

Version history

Version Changes
3.15.0
  • Now has a 150% Cost and Reservation Multiplier (previously 130%).
  • Supported Skills now have 0-19% increased effect of Cruelty (previously 10-20%).
  • Supported Skills now deal 15-24% more Damage with Hits (previously 20-29%).
  • Maximum Cruelty Effect is now 40% (previously 50%).
3.14.0
  • Cruelty Support has been added to the game.

References

  1. Jatin_GGG (Jun 4, 2021, 1:45:21 PM). "Cruelty buff damage cap". Official Path of Exile Forums.
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