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EarthshatterAttack, AoE, Slam, Duration, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 8 Mana
Attack Speed: 80% of base
Attack Damage: (125-160)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (125-160)%
Requires Level 12Slam the ground, sending out rectangular fissures that deal area damage to enemies and thrust a spike from the ground when they end. Warcries or other Slam Attacks performed by you or allied players near any spike will cause them to shatter, damaging surrounding enemies. Works with Maces, Sceptres, Axes, Staves and Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Area of Effect0.5% chance to create an additional Fissure1% increased Fissure LengthFissures deal 3% more Damage
Spikes deal 3% less Damage
Deals (125-160)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is 6 seconds
Shattering Spikes deal 30% less damage
Creates 5 fissures
Maximum 15 Spikes
(0-19)% more Area of Effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Earthshatter skill icon.pngEarthshatter inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 12
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemEarthshatter


Earthshatter is a melee slam attack skill. When used, it sends out multiple fissures outwards that creates a spike at the end of its path. When these spikes are hit by a slam skill or a warcry, they detonate to deal area of effect damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Ancestral Warchief: Even though this skill is tagged as a slam skill, it will not trigger Earthshatter's shattering spikes.

Fissure damage only hits enemies 1 time per attack, no matter how many fissures it creates.

Spikes

  • All spikes from one attack can hit a single target. The following methods increase the chance of multiple spikes hitting the same target:
    • Using earthshatter in a very small room makes all spikes land close to one another and the enemy.
    • Large enemies are easier to hit with all spikes than smaller enemies.
    • The labyrinth helmet enchantment that gives plus 1 fissures.
    • Increased area of effect will increase the length of the fissures and the size of the spike explosions. Therefore increased area of effect will not necessarily increase the chance of multiple spikes hitting a single target in all situations. However, when used in a small room that prevents spikes from moving outwards to their full length, increased area of effect will definitely increase the chance of multiple spikes hitting the same target.
  • The spike damage is considered an attack that hits. Therefore it will still gain damage from things like Fist of War SupportFist of War SupportSlam, Attack, Melee, AoE, Support
    Icon: X
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Requires Level 38Supports slam skills, providing a powerful boost when they're used, with a delay before they can be boosted again. Cannot support Vaal skills or triggered skills. Cannot modify the skills of minions. Only skills you use yourself can receive the boost.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Area of EffectSupported Skills have 1% reduced Attack Speed
    Supported Skills deal 3% increased Damage
    Ancestrally Boosted Slams have 0.5% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
    Ancestrally Boosted Slams deal (110-148)% more Damage with Hits
    Ancestrally Boosted Slams deal (70-100)% more Damage with Ailments
    Ancestrally Boosted Slams have (40-59)% increased Area of Effect
    Attacks with Supported Skill are Ancestrally Boosted, no more than once every (2.5-1.8) seconds
    Ancestral Boost does not apply to repeats of the Attack
    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.
    and exerted attacks from wacries.
  • Up to 15 spikes can be placed on the ground before enemies spawn, allowing for a maximum of 3 attacks worth of spike damage ready before a fight begins.
  • The total damage of 5 spikes hitting a single enemy is (70 x 5) = 350% of the damage of the fissure hit.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthDamage
Effectiveness
Attack
Damage
more AoEExp.Total Exp.
11233125%125%N/A00
21539127%126.8%1%1524915249
31948129%128.7%2%4151756766
42356131%130.5%3%81983138749
52764132%132.4%4%147968286717
63173134%134.2%5%250557537274
73581136%136.1%6%405086942360
83888138%137.9%7%4477181390078
94194140%139.7%8%6153182005396
1044100142%141.6%9%8346392840035
1147106143%143.4%10%15707604410795
1250113145%145.3%11%16339876044782
1353119147%147.1%12%21510308195812
1456125149%148.9%13%281218911008001
1559132151%150.8%14%509936016107361
1662138153%152.6%15%940073125508092
1764142154%154.5%16%1527336640781458
1866146156%156.3%17%2628658267068040
1968151158%158.2%18%62890590129958630
2070155160%160%19%212046017342004647
2172159162%161.8%20%N/AN/A
2274N/A164%163.7%21%N/AN/A
2376N/A166%165.5%22%N/AN/A
2478N/A167%167.4%23%N/AN/A
2580N/A169%169.2%24%N/AN/A
2682N/A171%171.1%25%N/AN/A
2784N/A173%172.9%26%N/AN/A
2886N/A175%174.7%27%N/AN/A
2988N/A177%176.6%28%N/AN/A
3090N/A178%178.4%29%N/AN/A
3191N/A179%179.3%29%N/AN/A
3292N/A180%180.3%30%N/AN/A
3393N/A181%181.2%30%N/AN/A
3494N/A182%182.1%31%N/AN/A
3595N/A183%183%31%N/AN/A
3696N/A184%183.9%32%N/AN/A
3797N/A185%184.9%32%N/AN/A
3898N/A186%185.8%33%N/AN/A
3999N/A187%186.7%33%N/AN/A
40100N/A188%187.6%34%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
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 ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Earthshatter:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Earthshatter.

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 Earthshatter Damage 166Earthshatter deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthshatter Damage 275Earthshatter deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthshatter Radius 166Earthshatter has 16% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthshatter Radius 275Earthshatter has 24% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthshatter Additional Spike 175Earthshatter creates +1 fissureshelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Earthshatter has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)

Version history

Version Changes
3.13.0
  • Spikes now have an explosion radius of 18 (from 20).
  • Now has slightly more variance on the distance at which spikes will appear from the initial slam location.
3.12.0
  • Now has alternative quality
3.11.0
  • Earthshatter has been added to the game.

References