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Lightning Penetration SupportLightning, Support
Icon: V
Level: (1-20)
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
Area level: 31
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
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
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

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
Level: (1-20)
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
Level: (1-20)
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
Level: (1-20)
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
Level: (1-20)
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
3.15.0
  • Supported Skills now Penetrate 20-34% Lightning Resistance (previously 18-37%).
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.
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