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Kinetic BoltAttack, Projectile
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (6-10) Mana
Attack Damage: (140-175)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (140-175)%
Fire a projectile from your wand that changes direction in a zig-zag pattern at regular intervals or when hitting enemies. Each time it changes direction, a secondary projectile breaks off, flying in the direction it changed away from.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent1% increased Projectile SpeedIncreases and Reductions to Cast Speed apply to Attack Speed at 2.5% of their value+0.1 Mana gained for each Enemy hitDeals (140-175)% of Base Attack Damage
Projectile changes direction (5-8) times
Increases and Reductions to Spell Damage also apply to Attack Damage from this Skill at 200% of their value
Modifiers which would cause projectiles to Fork instead cause them to change direction additional times
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Kinetic Bolt skill icon.pngKinetic Bolt 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/SkillGemKineticBolt

Kinetic Bolt is a wand attack skill that fires a bolt that forks in a zig-zag pattern at it travels, releasing secondary projectiles as it forks. The user (of this skill)'s additive (not multiplicative) spell damage modifiers affect this skill's damage.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Only increases and reductions to spell damage are applied to attack damage. More and less modifiers do not apply to attack damage.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceMana
Cost
Damage
Effectiveness
Attack
Damage
Direction
changes
Exp.Total Exp.
1106140%140%500
2206142%141.8%57070
34166144%143.7%6308378
47227146%145.5%615541932
511317147%147.4%666678599
616417149%149.2%62604734646
720507151%151.1%64972584371
824588153%152.9%695714180085
928678155%154.7%7169595349680
1032758157%156.6%7283759633439
1136838158%158.4%74539961087435
1240928160%160.3%77031281790563
13441009162%162.1%710612232851786
14481099164%163.9%720658704917656
15521179166%165.8%825071107424766
16561259168%167.6%8579893613223702
17601349169%169.5%81508391928307621
186414210171%171.3%82779273556100356
196714810173%173.2%84386973999970095
207015510175%175%8242081556342051651
217215910177%176.8%9N/AN/A
2274N/A10179%178.7%9N/AN/A
2376N/A11181%180.5%9N/AN/A
2478N/A11182%182.4%9N/AN/A
2580N/A11184%184.2%9N/AN/A
2682N/A11186%186.1%9N/AN/A
2784N/A11188%187.9%10N/AN/A
2886N/A12190%189.7%10N/AN/A
2988N/A12192%191.6%10N/AN/A
3090N/A12193%193.4%10N/AN/A
3191N/A12194%194.3%10N/AN/A
3292N/A12195%195.3%10N/AN/A
3393N/A13196%196.2%10N/AN/A
3494N/A13197%197.1%10N/AN/A
3595N/A13198%198%10N/AN/A
3696N/A13199%198.9%11N/AN/A
3797N/A13200%199.9%11N/AN/A
3898N/A14201%200.8%11N/AN/A
3999N/A14202%201.7%11N/AN/A
40100N/A14203%202.6%11N/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 ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Kinetic Bolt:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Kinetic Bolt.

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 Kinetic Bolt Attack Speed 166Kinetic Bolt has 10% increased Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Kinetic Bolt Attack Speed 275Kinetic Bolt has 15% increased Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Kinetic Bolt Extra Bounces 166Kinetic Bolt changes direction 1 additional timehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Kinetic Bolt Extra Bounces 275Kinetic Bolt changes direction 2 additional timeshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Kinetic Bolt Projectile Speed 166Kinetic Bolt has 20% increased Projectile Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Kinetic Bolt Projectile Speed 275Kinetic Bolt has 30% increased Projectile Speedhelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Kinetic Bolt has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Ghostflame Kinetic Bolt EffectGhostflame Kinetic Bolt EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Kinetic Bolt becomes a ghostflame version.Your Kinetic Bolt becomes a ghostflame version.

Version history

Version Changes
3.13.0
  • Increases and reductions to spell damage now also apply to attack damage from this skill at 200% of their value (from 150%).
  • Anomalous Kinetic Bolt now causes increases and reductions to Cast Speed to apply to Attack Speed at 2.5% of their value per 1% gem quality (from 5% per 1% quality).
3.12.0
  • Now has alternative gem quality: Anomalous or Divergent.
3.10.0
  • Kinetic Bolt has been added to the game.

References

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