Lightning Penetration Support

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Lightning Penetration SupportLightning, Support
Icon: V
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Lightning DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% chance to ShockSupported Skills have 1% increased Effect of Lightning AilmentsSupported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Lightning ResistanceThis 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.
Lightning Penetration Support inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 31
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Support Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SupportGemLightningPenetration
For the awakened variant, see Awakened Lightning Penetration Support.

Lightning Penetration is a support gem. Lightning damage dealt by active skills supported with this gem will ignore a portion of the target's lightning resistance. See penetration for details.

A more powerful version of this gem, Awakened Lightning Penetration, can drop from Conquerors.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceLightning
Penetration
Exp.Total Exp.
1315218%00
2345719%285815285815
3366020%252595538410
4386321%314394852804
5406622%3887341241538
6426923%4774371718975
7447224%5837862302761
8467525%7103593013120
9487826%13555114368631
10508127%11388775507508
11528428%13682336875741
12548729%16383388514079
13569030%195664810470727
14589331%365518414125911
15609632%301732717143238
16629933%772012624863364
176410234%1505845539921819
186610535%2596421865886037
196810836%62460771128346808
207011137%211508743339855551
217211438%N/AN/A
2274N/A39%N/AN/A
2376N/A40%N/AN/A
2478N/A41%N/AN/A
2580N/A42%N/AN/A
2682N/A43%N/AN/A
2784N/A44%N/AN/A
2886N/A45%N/AN/A
2988N/A46%N/AN/A
3090N/A47%N/AN/A
3191N/A47%N/AN/A
3292N/A48%N/AN/A
3393N/A48%N/AN/A
3494N/A49%N/AN/A
3595N/A49%N/AN/A
3696N/A50%N/AN/A
3797N/A50%N/AN/A
3898N/A51%N/AN/A
3999N/A51%N/AN/A
40100N/A52%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
1Replica BitterdreamReplica Bitterdream
Shadow Sceptre
Sceptre
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 34.8-52.8
Critical Strike Chance: 6.20%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 32, 52 Str, 62 Int22% increased Elemental DamageSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Elemental Penetration
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Immolate
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Unbound Ailments
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Ice Bite
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Inspiration
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Innervate
"Attempt #2520: Been slaving away at this one for longer than I can remember.
Convinced this assignment is retribution from my superior..."
random level 1 Penetration gem and 5 other gemsManual
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%
Corrupted
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 with 23% qualityAutomatic
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

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredientIngredient
Notes
General
Notes
Type
Elemental Penetration SupportElemental Penetration SupportSupport
Icon: l
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy elemental resistances.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Elemental DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Effect of non-Damaging Ailments on EnemiesSupported Skills Penetrate (13-32)% Elemental ResistancesThis 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.
1Replica BitterdreamReplica Bitterdream
Shadow Sceptre
Sceptre
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: 34.8-52.8
Critical Strike Chance: 6.20%
Attacks per Second: 1.25
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 32, 52 Str, 62 Int22% increased Elemental DamageSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Elemental Penetration
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Immolate
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Unbound Ailments
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Ice Bite
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Inspiration
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 10 Innervate
"Attempt #2520: Been slaving away at this one for longer than I can remember.
Convinced this assignment is retribution from my superior..."
N/Alevel 1 Elemental Penetration SupportManual
1Fire Penetration SupportFire Penetration SupportFire, Support
Icon: V
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Fire DamageSupported Skills deal 3% increased Burning DamageSupported Skills Destroy Ignited Corpses on KillSupported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Fire ResistanceThis 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.
level 20
1Cold Penetration SupportCold Penetration SupportCold, Support
Icon: V
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Cold DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% chance to FreezeSupported Skills have 1% increased Effect of Cold AilmentsSupported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Cold ResistanceThis 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.
level 20
1Lightning Penetration SupportLightning Penetration SupportLightning, Support
Icon: V
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 140%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Lightning DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% chance to ShockSupported Skills have 1% increased Effect of Lightning AilmentsSupported Skills Penetrate (18-37)% Lightning ResistanceThis 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.
level 20

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
Clarissa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related modifiers

The following modifiers are related to Lightning Penetration Support:

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
The Shaper's68(45-52)% increased Lightning Damage
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 16 Lightning Penetration
sceptre_shaper 400
rune_dagger_shaper 400
wand_shaper 400
default 0
The Shaper's75(53-56)% increased Lightning Damage
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 18 Lightning Penetration
sceptre_shaper 200
rune_dagger_shaper 200
wand_shaper 200
default 0
The Shaper's80(57-60)% increased Lightning Damage
Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Lightning Penetration
sceptre_shaper 100
rune_dagger_shaper 100
wand_shaper 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
0.10.0
  • Elemental Penetration supports (various): Now have reduced penetration - they start at -16% instead of -25%.
0.9.13
  • Lightning Penetration has been added to the game.