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ReckoningTrigger, Attack, AoE, Physical, Melee
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.40 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (115%-175%)
Requires Level 4Perform 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
Level: 5
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Scroll of Wisdom
Sell Price
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

Physical DamageExp.Total Exp.
1416115%115%2 to 300
2620118%118.2%3 to 4841841
3927121%121.3%3 to 53,0993,940
41233124%124.5%4 to 67,43311,373
51641128%127.6%5 to 822,89534,268
62050131%130.8%7 to 1049,72583,993
72458134%133.9%8 to 1295,714179,707
82867137%137.1%10 to 15169,595349,302
93275140%140.3%12 to 18283,759633,061
103683143%143.4%15 to 22453,9961,087,057
114092147%146.6%18 to 26703,1281,790,185
1244100150%149.7%21 to 311,061,2232,851,408
1348109153%152.9%25 to 372,065,8704,917,278
1452117156%156.1%29 to 432,507,1107,424,388
1555123159%159.2%32 to 492,573,7319,998,119
1658130162%162.4%36 to 547,611,35117,609,470
1761136166%165.5%41 to 6113,437,90831,047,378
1864142169%168.7%45 to 6825,052,14756,099,525
1967148172%171.8%51 to 7643,869,43699,968,961
2070155175%175%56 to 85242,081,178342,050,139
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:

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

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.