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ReckoningTrigger, Attack, AoE, Physical, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cooldown Time: 0.40 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Damage: (115-175)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (115-175)%
Perform a swift counter-attack against enemies in a cone shape when you block with your shield.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Area of Effect2% chance to Debilitate Enemies for 1 second on Hit1% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate1% increased DamageDeals (115-175)% of Base Attack Damage
Trigger this Skill when you Block
(2-56) to (3-85) Added Attack Physical Damage
You cannot use this Attack directly
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Reckoning skill icon.pngReckoning inventory icon.png
Area level: 5
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemReckoning

Reckoning skill screenshot.jpg

Reckoning is a counter-attack that automatically triggers when you block. It cannot be used directly.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Reckoning only triggers if the player has a shield equipped. Furthermore, the player must either be unarmed or have a melee weapon equipped.
  • LycosidaeLycosidae
    Rawhide Tower Shield
    Quality: +20%
    Chance to Block: (29%-31%)
    Armour: (207-255)
    Movement Speed: -3%
    Requires Level 11, 33 Str+(10-20) to maximum Life+(120-160) to Armour
    +(30-40) to maximum Life
    Your hits can't be Evaded
    +(3-5)% Chance to Block
    Adds 250 to 300 Cold Damage to Counterattacks
    A true predator does not chase; It waits.
    adds cold damage to counter-attacks.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthDamage
Physical DamageExp.Total Exp.
1416115%115%2 to 300
2620118%118.2%3 to 4841841
3927121%121.3%3 to 530993940
41233124%124.5%4 to 6743311373
51641128%127.6%5 to 82289534268
62050131%130.8%7 to 104972583993
72458134%133.9%8 to 1295714179707
82867137%137.1%10 to 15169595349302
93275140%140.3%12 to 18283759633061
103683143%143.4%15 to 224539961087057
114092147%146.6%18 to 267031281790185
1244100150%149.7%21 to 3110612232851408
1348109153%152.9%25 to 3720658704917278
1452117156%156.1%29 to 4325071107424388
1555123159%159.2%32 to 4925737319998119
1658130162%162.4%36 to 54761135117609470
1761136166%165.5%41 to 611343790831047378
1864142169%168.7%45 to 682505214756099525
1967148172%171.8%51 to 764386943699968961
2070155175%175%56 to 85242081178342050139
2172159178%178.2%60 to 91N/AN/A
2274N/A181%181.3%65 to 97N/AN/A
2376N/A184%184.5%70 to 104N/AN/A
2478N/A188%187.6%75 to 112N/AN/A
2580N/A191%190.8%80 to 120N/AN/A
2682N/A194%193.9%85 to 128N/AN/A
2784N/A197%197.1%91 to 137N/AN/A
2886N/A200%200.3%98 to 147N/AN/A
2988N/A203%203.4%105 to 157N/AN/A
3090N/A207%206.6%112 to 168N/AN/A
3191N/A208%208.2%115 to 173N/AN/A
3292N/A210%209.7%119 to 179N/AN/A
3393N/A211%211.3%123 to 185N/AN/A
3494N/A213%212.9%127 to 191N/AN/A
3595N/A214%214.5%132 to 197N/AN/A
3696N/A216%216.1%136 to 204N/AN/A
3797N/A218%217.6%140 to 211N/AN/A
3898N/A219%219.2%145 to 218N/AN/A
3999N/A221%220.8%150 to 225N/AN/A
40100N/A222%222.4%155 to 232N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

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

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Breaking Some Eggs
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Unique items

The SurrenderThe Surrender
Ezomyte Tower Shield
Quality: +20%
Chance to Block: 30%
Armour: (1305-1513)
Movement Speed: -3%
Requires Level 64, 159 Str+(30-40) to maximum LifeGrants Level 30 Reckoning Skill
(130-170)% increased Armour
+(65-80) to maximum Life
Recover 250 Life when you Block
+6% Chance to Block
+1500 Armour if you've Blocked Recently
Our hearts cry out
but are silenced by our flesh
and so we give up our flesh.
64+(30-40) to maximum LifeGrants Level 30 Reckoning Skill
(130-170)% increased Armour
+(65-80) to maximum Life
Recover 250 Life when you Block
+6% Chance to Block
+1500 Armour if you've Blocked Recently

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Reckoning.

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 Reckoning Cooldown Speed 166Reckoning has 20% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Reckoning Cooldown Speed 275Reckoning has 30% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Reckoning Damage 16625% increased Reckoning Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Reckoning Damage 27540% increased Reckoning Damagehelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now deals 115% of base damage at gem level 1 (from 91%), up to 175% at gem level 20 (from 140%).
  • Now has 2 to 3 added Attack Physical Damage at gem level 1 (from 6 to 10), up to 56 to 85 at gem level 20 (from 169 to 254).
  • Now deals base damage equal to, and has an added damage effectiveness of, 91% at gem level 1 (from 70%), up to 140% at gem level 20 (from 108%).
  • Now adds 6 to 10 physical damage to attacks at gem level 1, up to 169 to 254 at gem level 20.
  • Can now affect up to 40 targets per attack (from 20).
  • Reckoning has been added to the game.