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Seismic TrapTrap, Spell, Duration, AoE, Physical
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (13-25) Mana
Cooldown Time: 8.00 sec
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 140%
Requires Level 28Throws a trap which, once triggered, repeatedly releases a number of waves for a duration. Each wave deals damage in a series of small bursts in a line, ending with a larger burst. Modifiers to cast speed affects how frequently it releases waves.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Physical Damage0.5% increased Area of Effect1% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate3% reduced Cast Speed
5% increased Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Base duration is 3.5 seconds
Deals (47-610) to (70-914) Physical Damage
Releases 5 waves
Releases waves every 0.9 seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Seismic Trap skill iconSeismic Trap inventory icon
Area level: 28
Vendor Prices
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemPhysCascadeTrap

Seismic Trap skill screenshot

Seismic Trap is a spell skill that throws a trap when activated, releases multiple shockwaves that deal physical damage for its duration.

Skill functions and interactions[ | ]

Gem level progression[ | ]

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired IntelligenceMana
Exp.Total Exp.
12842291347 to 7000
23146321357 to 86199345199345
33450351470 to 105285815485160
43754371685 to 128401344886504
540584017103 to 1555543791440883
642604217117 to 1764774371918320
744634418133 to 1995837862502106
846664618150 to 2257103593212465
948684819170 to 25513555114567976
1050714919192 to 28711388775706853
1152745119216 to 32413682337075086
1254765320243 to 36516383388713424
1356795520274 to 410195664810670072
1458825722307 to 461365518414325256
1560845922345 to 518301732717342583
1662876023387 to 581775999525102578
1764906223434 to 6521513819340240771
1866926424487 to 7302608382566324596
1968956624545 to 81762620247128944843
2070986825610 to 914211708088340652931
21721007025682 to 1022N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A26762 to 1142N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A26851 to 1276N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A28949 to 1424N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A281059 to 1589N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A291181 to 1772N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A291316 to 1974N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A301466 to 2200N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A301633 to 2449N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A311818 to 2726N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A321917 to 2876N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A322022 to 3033N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A332133 to 3199N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A332249 to 3374N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A342372 to 3558N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A352501 to 3751N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A352636 to 3955N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A362779 to 4169N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A362930 to 4394N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A373088 to 4632N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

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

7Divination card inventory iconDeathly DesignsDeathly Designs card artDivination card frameDeathly Designs7Level 21 Trap Gem
Quality: +23%
"The Karui was correct; there is virtue in honouring my ancestors."
Divination card inventory icon
random corrupted superior level 21 Trap gem with 23% qualityAutomatic
8Divination card inventory iconDying AnguishDying Anguish card artDivination card frameDying 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.
Divination card inventory icon
random level 19 gem with 19% alternative qualityAutomatic
1Gemcutter's Incubator inventory iconGemcutter'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.
Gemcutter's Incubator inventory icon
random superior gemAutomatic
6Divination card inventory iconThe FoxThe Fox card artDivination card frameThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
Divination card inventory icon
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13Divination card inventory iconThe CataclysmThe Cataclysm card artDivination card frameThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
Divination card inventory icon
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Divination card inventory iconGemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise card artDivination card frameGemcutter'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
Divination card inventory icon
random superior gem with 20% qualityAutomatic
1Divination card inventory iconThe VoidThe Void card artDivination card frameThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Divination card inventory iconrandom divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
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
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Seismic Trap:


Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Seismic Trap.

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 Physical Cascade Additional Cascades 175Seismic Trap releases an additional Wavehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Cooldown Speed 166Seismic Trap has 10% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Cooldown Speed 275Seismic Trap has 15% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Damage 166Seismic Trap deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Damage 275Seismic Trap deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Duration 166Seismic Trap has 20% increased Skill Effect Durationhelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Physical Cascade Trap Duration 275Seismic Trap has 30% increased Skill Effect Durationhelmet 75
default 0

Version history[ | ]

Version Changes
  • Now deals 65 to 98 Physical Damage at gem level 1 (previously 47 to 70), up to 853 to 1280 at gem level 20 (previously 610 to 914).
  • The small bursts now have a radius of 9 (previously 7).
  • The large bursts now have a radius of 18 (previously 12).
  • Wave frequency now scales with Increases and Reductions to Trap Throwing Speed instead of Cast Speed.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 140% (from 120%).
  • Now deals 47 to 70 physical damage at gem level 1 (unchanged), up to 610 to 914 at gem level 20 (from 531 to 796).
  • Now has alternative gem quality.
  • Now deals 47 to 70 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 42 to 64) and 531 to 796 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 462 to 693).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 120% (from 100%).
  • Seismic Trap has been added to the game.

References[ | ]