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Devouring TotemTotem, Spell
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (20-44) Mana
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Summons a totem that can consume nearby corpses. If you are hurt, it will destroy a corpse to leech life to you.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent1% increased totem life5% increased Totem Duration2% increased Totem Placement speedTotem lasts 8 seconds
Leeches (30-299) Life to you for each corpse Consumed
Leeches (9-59) Mana to you for each corpse Consumed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Devouring Totem skill icon.pngDevouring 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/SkillGemDevouringTotem

Devouring Totem skill screenshot.jpg


Devouring Totem summons a totem that can consume nearby corpses. Each corpse consumed will leech life and mana to the player. It will consume corpses when the player is missing either life or mana. Totem range is 60.

Skill functions and interactions

The life and mana leech granted by Devouring Totem can be scaled by increases or reductions to life and mana leech rate as well as life and mana recovery rate. Can be combined with keystones such as Vaal Pact or Ghost Reaver. Also works with Slayers' ascendancy passive Brutal Fervour or Offering to the SerpentOffering to the Serpent
Legion Gloves
Quality: +20%
Armour: (278-329)
Energy Shield: (54-64)
Requires Level 57, 44 Str, 44 Int<One to three random Synthesis implicit modifiers>+(15-25) to all Attributes
(150-200)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
50% reduced Maximum Recovery per Life Leech
(6-10)% increased Attack and Cast Speed
(15-25)% increased Damage while Leeching
Life Leech effects are not removed at Full Life
"You covet the strength of your peers, mortal?
Perhaps it can be yours, if you are willing to make an offering of their blood..."
- Vaal Myth of the Third Snake
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Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthMana
Cost
Life leeched
per Corpse
Mana leeched
per Corpse
Exp.Total Exp.
14162030900
2620223912841841
392723451430993940
41233255317743311373
516412661192289534268
620502870224972583993
7245830792495714179707
82867319027169595349302
932753310229283759633061
10368334115324539961087057
11409236129347031281790185
1244100371443710612232851408
1348109381574020658704917278
1452117391734225071107424388
1555123401914525737319998119
16581304121147761135117609470
176113642231501343790831047378
186414242253532505214756099525
196714843275564386943699968961
20701554429959242081178342050139
21721594532562N/AN/A
2274N/A4535266N/AN/A
2376N/A4638269N/AN/A
2478N/A4641373N/AN/A
2580N/A4744776N/AN/A
2682N/A4848380N/AN/A
2784N/A4952284N/AN/A
2886N/A5056388N/AN/A
2988N/A5060692N/AN/A
3090N/A5165296N/AN/A
3191N/A5167798N/AN/A
3292N/A52701100N/AN/A
3393N/A52727102N/AN/A
3494N/A52753104N/AN/A
3595N/A53781106N/AN/A
3696N/A53808108N/AN/A
3797N/A53837110N/AN/A
3898N/A54866112N/AN/A
3999N/A54897114N/AN/A
40100N/A54927116N/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

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

Alternate skill effects

Devouring 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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Version history

Version Changes
2.0.0
  • Reduced the mana cost at all levels. It now lasts 8 seconds at all levels. Now increases totem life by 1% per 1% quality (was 3% per 1% quality).
1.0.0
  • The life leech from has been rescaled and adjusted. It now also leeches mana when a corpse is consumed. It will now consume corpses when you're missing either life or mana.
0.9.13
  • Devouring Totem has been added to the game.
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