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Essence Worm
Unset Ring
Requires Level 38Has 1 Socket+2 to Level of Socketed Aura Gems
Socketed Gems Reserve No Mana
40% increased Mana Reserved
"This thing is not a pet. It is a parasite that feeds on the very will of its host.
Like any part of nightmare, it has found a way to make its price... acceptable."
- Malachai the Soulless
Essence Worm inventory icon.png
Vendor Prices
Unique8x Chaos Orb
Vendor Offer
18x Alchemy Shard
Item class: Rings

Essence Worm is a unique Unset RingUnset RingRequires Level 5Has 1 Socket.


The skill gem (such as aura, banner, herald, stance, etc) socketed in this ring reserve no mana, as well as +2 gem level. It has a cost for these modifiers. Essence Worm's 40% increased Mana Reserved mod, affects the mana reserve for other aura, banner, herald, stance, aspect skills, SpellslingerSpellslingerSpell
Level: (1-20)
Cast Time: Instant
Requires Level 24Reserves mana based on the supported spells to cause those spells to trigger when you fire projectiles from a wand attack.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 1% increased Spell DamageSupported Skills have 1% chance to Freeze, Shock and IgniteSupported Skills have 2% reduced Cooldown Recovery RateThis Skill's Mana Reservation is the total of the Mana Reservations of Supported Skills, and cannot be further modified
Trigger Supported Spells when you fire Projectiles from a Non-Triggered Wand Attack
Supported Skills have Added Spell Damage equal to (50-100)% of Damage of Equipped Wand
If two Wands are Equipped, each contributes half as much Added Damage
Supported Skills have (0-38)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spellslinger skill icon.png
and etc, which is additive to other increase/reduce mana reserve modifiers from item mod and passive skill. This mod also independent from the other two modifiers of the ring. No matter there is a socketed gem or not in this ring, the mana reserve is increased once this ring is equipped.

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

5The PenitentThe Penitent5Unset RingFirst, I gave my wealth, and we went hungry. Next, I gave my land, and we were homeless. Then, I gave my family, and I was alone. Last, I gave my eyes, and all I could dream was mine.random Unset RingAutomatic
5HubrisHubris5Ring"This one? It is NOT for sale. You would sooner pry it from my lifeless hand."
- Jonfé Darontos, Ringmaker
random ringAutomatic
7Blind VentureBlind Venture7Ring
"It's risky not knowing where your wares come from. That's why I source my own."
- Klayver, the Antiquarian
random corrupted ringAutomatic
6The CacheThe Cache6JewelleryVintage or crafted, Glittering and shiny
Dusty or glittering, huge or tiny
Secured within a chest
or unearthed from your mining
Find jewellery everywhere,
no need for divining!
So why is it so hard
to figure out which one to wear?
This one makes me stronger,
but does it match my hair?
random jewelleryAutomatic
Influenced Item
One who is blinded by their past may
only see a sliver of the present.
random influenced itemAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorAdds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
random itemAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Supporter attribution

Essence Worm was created by supporter retruber.[citation needed]

See also

  • VoideyeVoideye
    Unset Ring
    Requires Level 45Has 1 Socket+5 to Level of Socketed GemsThe darker the eye, the more diligent the watched.
    , another unique ring that grants +5 to gem level and no effect to mana reservation.
  • Flawless - +3 to Level of Socketed Gems (Prefix), a mod only available on magic or rare Unset RingsUnset RingRequires Level 5Has 1 Socket.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Introduced to the game.