Fork Support

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Fork SupportSupport, Projectile
Icon: Y
Cost and Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports projectile skills, making their projectiles fork into two projectiles the first time they hit an enemy and don't pierce it.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Projectile DamageProjectiles from Supported Skills have 1% chance for an additional Projectile when ForkingProjectiles from Supported Skills Pierce an additional TargetSupported Skills deal (-10-9)% more Projectile Damage
Projectiles from Supported Skills Fork
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.
Fork Support inventory icon.png
Level: 31
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Support Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SupportGemFork
For the awakened variant, see Awakened Fork Support.

Fork is a support gem that causes any projectiles created by the supported skill to fork when they hit an enemy. The original projectile disappears and two new projectiles travel past the enemy away from each other at a 120º angle.

Any projectiles that pierce cannot fork, so Fork cannot support skills like Freezing PulseFreezing PulseSpell, Projectile, Cold
Cost: (5-21) Mana
Cast Time: 0.65 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 200%
Projectile Speed: 1800
An icy projectile which has a chance to freeze enemies it passes through. The projectile fades quickly, reducing damage and freezing chance until it dissipates.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent2% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles gain Damage over time, dealing up to 3% more Damage by the time they dissipate
Deals 99% of Damage
Cannot Pierce Enemies
Deals (8-888) to (12-1332) Cold Damage
Projectiles Pierce all Targets
Projectiles lose Damage over time, dealing up to 50% less Damage by the time they dissipate
Projectiles have 25% chance to Freeze, which is lost over the first quarter of their flight
(0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Freezing Pulse skill icon.png
and Spectral ThrowSpectral ThrowAttack, Projectile
Cost: (7-9) Mana
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Attack Speed: 110% of Base
Projectile Speed: 1000
Throws a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It flies out and then returns to you, in a spinning attack that damages enemies in its path.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Attack Speed1% increased Projectile Speed0.5% reduced Projectile Speed
Fires an additional Projectile
Deals (80-100)% of Base Attack DamagePlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Spectral Throw skill icon.png
. A projectile can only fork once. The two projectiles created by forking cannot themselves fork. See Forking for more information.

Fork skill screenshot.jpg

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityProjectile
Exp.Total Exp.
1315210% less00
234579% less285,815285,815
336608% less252,595538,410
438637% less314,394852,804
540666% less388,7341,241,538
642695% less477,4371,718,975
744724% less583,7862,302,761
846753% less710,3593,013,120
948782% less1,355,5114,368,631
1050811% less1,138,8775,507,508
1254871% more1,638,3388,514,079
1356902% more1,956,64810,470,727
1458933% more3,655,18414,125,911
1560964% more3,017,32717,143,238
1662995% more7,720,12624,863,364
17641026% more15,058,45539,921,819
18661057% more25,964,21865,886,037
19681088% more62,460,771128,346,808
20701119% more211,508,743339,855,551
217211410% moreN/AN/A
2274N/A11% moreN/AN/A
2376N/A12% moreN/AN/A
2478N/A13% moreN/AN/A
2580N/A14% moreN/AN/A
2682N/A15% moreN/AN/A
2784N/A16% moreN/AN/A
2886N/A17% moreN/AN/A
2988N/A18% moreN/AN/A
3090N/A19% moreN/AN/A
3191N/A19% moreN/AN/A
3292N/A20% moreN/AN/A
3393N/A20% moreN/AN/A
3494N/A21% moreN/AN/A
3595N/A21% moreN/AN/A
3696N/A22% moreN/AN/A
3797N/A22% moreN/AN/A
3898N/A23% moreN/AN/A
3999N/A23% moreN/AN/A
40100N/A24% moreN/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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%
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 (Q23)Automatic
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 (Q20)Automatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now causes supported skills to deal 10% less damage at gem level 1 (from 30%), up to 9% more damage at gem level 20 (from 11% less).
  • The mana multiplier has been reduced from 125% to 115%.
  • Fork has been moved from level 15 to level 12.
  • Damage penalty changed to -30% from -20%.
  • Fork has been added to the game.