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Decoy TotemTotem, Spell, AoE
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (9-35) Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Radius: 60
Summons a totem that taunts nearby monsters to attack it.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased totem life2% increased Totem Placement speedTotems Regenerate 1% of Life per secondTotems Explode on Death, dealing 2% of their Life as Physical DamageTotem lasts 8 seconds
Totems Summoned by this Skill cannot Evade
(0-38)% increased totem life
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Decoy Totem skill icon.pngDecoy Totem inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 5
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemDecoyTotem

Decoy Totem skill screenshot.jpg


Decoy Totem summons a totem that taunts nearby monsters to attack it.

The totem has its own base life for the level of the gem that made it.[1] This is separate from the Increased Totem Life it gets each level. Totem range is 60.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthMana
Cost
increased
Totem Life
Exp.Total Exp.
14169N/A00
2620102%841841
3927104%30993940
41233126%743311373
51641148%2289534268
620501710%4972583993
724581812%95714179707
828671914%169595349302
932752116%283759633061
1036832418%4539961087057
1140922620%7031281790185
12441002822%10612232851408
13481093024%20658704917278
14521173026%25071107424388
15551233128%25737319998119
16581303330%761135117609470
17611363432%1343790831047378
18641423434%2505214756099525
19671483436%4386943699968961
20701553538%242081178342050139
21721593640%N/AN/A
2274N/A3742%N/AN/A
2376N/A3744%N/AN/A
2478N/A3846%N/AN/A
2580N/A3848%N/AN/A
2682N/A3950%N/AN/A
2784N/A4052%N/AN/A
2886N/A4054%N/AN/A
2988N/A4156%N/AN/A
3090N/A4258%N/AN/A
3191N/A4359%N/AN/A
3292N/A4460%N/AN/A
3393N/A4461%N/AN/A
3494N/A4562%N/AN/A
3595N/A4563%N/AN/A
3696N/A4564%N/AN/A
3797N/A4665%N/AN/A
3898N/A4666%N/AN/A
3999N/A4667%N/AN/A
40100N/A4768%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
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
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
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 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 ↓
Breaking Some Eggs
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Breaking Some Eggs
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Support compatibility

Supports that work with Decoy Totem include:

  • Lifetap SupportLifetap SupportSupport, Duration
    Icon: T
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 200%
    Cooldown Time: 0.00 sec
    Requires Level 8Supports any skill. Minions cannot gain the Lifetap buff.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Life CostLifetap lasts +0.1 secondsSupported Skills deal (10-29)% more Damage while you have Lifetap
    Gain Lifetap after Spending a total of (17-205) Life with a Supported Skill
    Lifetap lasts 4 seconds
    Supported Skills Cost Life instead of Mana
    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.
  • Inspiration SupportInspiration SupportSupport
    Icon: r
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 31Supports any skill. Minions, Totems, Traps and Mines cannot gain Inspiration Charges.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 1% increased Inspiration Charge DurationSupported Skills have 1% increased Critical Strike ChanceSupported Skills have 0.5% reduced Mana CostSupported Skills have (25-34)% reduced Mana Cost
    Gain an Inspiration Charge when you Spend Mana for Supported Skills
    Lose all Inspiration Charges after Spending a total of (122-800) Mana with Supported Skills
    Supported Skills deal (3-5)% more Elemental Damage per Inspiration Charge
    Supported Skills have (6-8)% increased Critical Strike Chance per Inspiration 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.
  • Trap SupportTrap SupportSupport, Trap
    Icon: T
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 8Supports spells, or attacks that use bows or wands. Instead of using that skill, you will throw a trap that will use the skill for you when an enemy walks near it. Traps cannot use channelling skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Trap Throwing SpeedSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageSupported Skills have 1% increased Trap Trigger Area of EffectTrap lasts 4 seconds
    Supported Attack Skills cannot be used with Melee Weapons
    Supported Skills have (0-19)% increased Trap Throwing Speed
    Supported Skills deal (0-38)% increased Trap 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.
  • Faster Casting SupportFaster Casting SupportSupport, Spell
    Icon: f
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 18Supports non-instant spell skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast SpeedSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Cooldown Recovery RateIgnites from Supported Skills deal Damage 0.5% fasterSupported Skills have (20-39)% increased Cast SpeedThis 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.
  • Increased Area of Effect SupportIncreased Area of Effect SupportSupport, AoE
    Icon: E
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
    Requires Level 38Supports any skill with an area of effect.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Area DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack and Cast SpeedSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Area of EffectSupported Skills have (30-49)% increased Area of EffectThis 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.
  • Blastchain Mine SupportBlastchain Mine SupportSupport, Mine
    Icon: Y
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 30%
    Requires Level 8Supports spells, or attacks that use bows or wands. Instead of using that skill, you will throw a mine that will use the skill for you when you detonate it. Mines cannot use channelling skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Mine Throwing SpeedSupported Skills have 1% reduced Mana ReservedMines from Supported Skills have 1% increased Detonation SpeedMine lasts 5 seconds
    Supported Skills deal (35-25)% less Damage
    Supported Skills deal 5% more Damage for each prior Mine in Detonation Sequence
    Supported Skills have a Base Mine Detonation Time of 0.25 seconds
    Supported Attack Skills cannot be used with Melee Weapons
    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.
  • Empower SupportEmpower SupportSupport
    Icon: +
    Level: (1-3)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will raise the level of supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousThis Gem gains 5% increased Experience3% reduced Strength Requirement+(0-2) to Level of Supported Active Skill GemsThis 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.
  • Enhance SupportEnhance SupportSupport
    Icon: +
    Level: (1-3)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will raise the quality of supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousThis Gem gains 5% increased Experience3% reduced Dexterity Requirement+(0-16)% to Quality of Supported Active Skill GemsThis 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.

Alternate skill effects

Decoy Totem has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Arcane Tome Totem SkinArcane Tome Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an Arcane Tome.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an Arcane Tome.
Dragon Totem SkinDragon Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a golden dragon.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a golden dragon.
Eagle Guardian Totem SkinEagle Guardian Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an eagle guardian.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an eagle guardian.
Olmec Totem SkinOlmec Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a carved stone totem with two faces.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a carved stone totem with two faces.
Pylon of Pain Totem SkinPylon of Pain Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a Pylon of Pain.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a Pylon of Pain.
Tiki Totem SkinTiki Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes a coloured totem that has carved tiki designs.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes a coloured totem that has carved tiki designs.
Ziggurat Totem SkinZiggurat Totem SkinSkill Gem EffectYour Spell or Ballista totem becomes an ancient ziggurat.Your Spell or Ballista totem becomes an ancient ziggurat.

Monster stats

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Mods

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
of Shaping68Grants Level 20 Decoy Totem Skillboots_shaper 800
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
0.10.0g
  • Now works with AoE support gems
0.10.0
  • Life bonuses per level reduced.
  • The bonus for totem life per point of quality has been decreased from 3% to 1.5%.
0.9.10
  • Increased mana cost.
0.9.9
  • Decoy Totem has been added to the game.

References

  1. Mark_GGG (August 27, 2012). "Decoy Totem". Path of Exile Forum. Retrieved April 5, 2014.