Storm Call

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Storm CallSpell, AoE, Duration, Lightning
Cost: (6-16) Mana
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 130%
Requires Level 12Sets a marker at a location. After a short duration, lightning strikes the marker, dealing damage around it. When this happens, it will also set off the lightning at any other markers you've cast.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Area of Effect2% increased Area of Effect
2% reduced Cast Speed
0.5% reduced Skill Effect Duration0.25% chance for Lightning to Strike the Marker when Cast
Deals (21-510) to (38-947) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
(10-29)% increased Effect of Lightning Ailments
+(0-6) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Storm Call skill icon.pngStorm Call inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 12
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemStormCall

Storm Call skill screenshot.jpg
For the Vaal-themed counterpart, see Vaal Storm Call.

Storm Call is a spell skill which sets a marker at a location. After a short duration, the marker and all other other placed markers are struck by a bolt of lightning which deals damage in an area.

Skill functions and interactions

Duration: Increases and reduction to duration will affect the wait time between placing a marker and the lightning strike. Less Duration SupportLess Duration SupportSupport, Duration
Icon: d
Cost and Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 31Supports any skill that has a duration.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% less Skill Effect DurationSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack and Cast SpeedBleeding inflicted by Supported Skills deals Damage 0.5% fasterSupported Skills have (40-49)% less Skill Effect Duration
Supported Skills deal (10-19)% more Damage
This 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.
will therefore greatly reduce the delay between casting the skill and dealing damage.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceMana
Cost
Lightning
Damage
Lightning Ailments
Effect
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
11233621 to 3810%N/A00
21539626 to 4811%N/A15,24915,249
31948734 to 6412%+141,51756,766
42356845 to 8313%+181,983138,749
52764957 to 10614%+1147,968286,717
63173972 to 13415%+2250,557537,274
735811090 to 16816%+2405,086942,360
8388811106 to 19817%+2447,7181,390,078
9419411125 to 23218%+3615,3182,005,396
104410012146 to 27119%+3834,6392,840,035
114710612170 to 31620%+31,570,7604,410,795
125011313198 to 36721%+41,633,9876,044,782
135311913229 to 42622%+42,151,0308,195,812
145612514265 to 49223%+42,812,18911,008,001
155913214306 to 56824%+55,099,36016,107,361
166213815352 to 65525%+59,400,73125,508,092
176414215387 to 71926%+515,273,36640,781,458
186614616425 to 78827%+626,286,58267,068,040
196815116465 to 86428%+662,890,590129,958,630
207015516510 to 94729%+6212,046,017342,004,647
217215917558 to 103730%+7N/AN/A
2274N/A17611 to 113531%+7N/AN/A
2376N/A18668 to 124132%+7N/AN/A
2478N/A18730 to 135633%+8N/AN/A
2580N/A18798 to 148234%+8N/AN/A
2682N/A19871 to 161835%+8N/AN/A
2784N/A19951 to 176636%+9N/AN/A
2886N/A191037 to 192637%+9N/AN/A
2988N/A201131 to 210038%+9N/AN/A
3090N/A201233 to 228939%+10N/AN/A
3191N/A201287 to 239039%+10N/AN/A
3292N/A201343 to 249440%+10N/AN/A
3393N/A211402 to 260340%+10N/AN/A
3494N/A211463 to 271741%+10N/AN/A
3595N/A211526 to 283541%+10N/AN/A
3696N/A211593 to 295842%+11N/AN/A
3797N/A211661 to 308642%+11N/AN/A
3898N/A221733 to 321943%+11N/AN/A
3999N/A221808 to 335743%+11N/AN/A
40100N/A221886 to 350244%+11N/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
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
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell 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

Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Storm Call.

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 Storm Call Damage 16625% increased Storm Call Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Storm Call Damage 27540% increased Storm Call Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Storm Call Duration 16620% reduced Storm Call Durationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Storm Call Duration 27530% reduced Storm Call Durationhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Storm Call Area Of Effect 16616% increased Storm Call Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Storm Call Area Of Effect 27524% increased Storm Call Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Storm Call has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
Arcane Storm Call EffectArcane Storm Call EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Storm Call becomes an arcane effect.Your Storm Call becomes an arcane effect.
Demonic Storm Call EffectDemonic Storm Call EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Storm Call becomes a demonic effect.Your Storm Call becomes a demonic effect.
Divine Storm Call EffectDivine Storm Call EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Storm Call becomes a divine effect.Your Storm Call becomes a divine effect.
Harbinger Storm Call EffectHarbinger Storm Call EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Storm Call becomes a blue harbinger effect.Your Storm Call becomes a blue harbinger effect.
Tribal Storm Call EffectTribal Storm Call EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Storm Call becomes charged orange lightning around a tribal fetish.Your Storm Call becomes charged orange lightning around a tribal fetish.

Version history

Version Changes
3.13.0
  • Kinetic BlastKinetic BlastAttack, Projectile, AoE
    Radius: 14
    Cost: (15-16) Mana
    Cast Time: 1.00 sec
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: (140%-155%)
    Requires Level 28Fires a projectile from a Wand that causes a series of small explosions surrounding its point of impact, each damaging enemies caught in the area.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Area of EffectProjectiles Pierce 0.1 additional TargetsProjectiles gain 1.5% increased Area of Effect after ForkingDeals (140-155)% of Base Attack Damage
    Creates 4 explosions
    35% less Area Damage
    (0-19)% increased Area of Effect
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Kinetic Blast skill icon.png
    and Storm Call have brand new effects.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 130% (from 100%).
  • Now deals 31 to 38 lightning damage at gem level 1 (from 16 to 31), up to 510 to 947 at gem level 20 (from 408 to 758).
3.12.0
  • Now has alternative gem quality.
  • Lightning Trap, Glacial Hammer, Vaal Glacial Hammer, Ice Shot, Lightning Arrow, Arc, Vaal Arc, Storm Call, Vaal Storm Call and Stormblast Mine now each also affect the alternate versions of their corresponding elemental ailments.
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 16 (was 19).
  • Now deals 16 to 31 Lightning damage at gem level 1 (from 13 to 24) and 408 to 758 Lightning damage at gem level 20 (from 341 to 633).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 100% (from 80%).
3.0.0
  • Storm Call now has 10% increased Shock Effect at gem level 1, gaining 1% per gem level.
2.6.0
  • Storm Call gains 1 additional unit of radius every 3 levels.
  • No longer gain increased area of effect radius.
2.4.0
  • Labyrinth Item Enchantments for Storm Call Duration have been weakened. In Merciless, the duration is 20% lower (rather than 30%). In the Endgame Labyrinth, the duration is 30% lower (rather than 45%). Nearly-instant Storm Calls were a problem. It has its delay for a reason. There are still legacy versions of this Enchantment.
2.1.0
  • Damage has been increased by around 20% at all levels.
  • Radius has been increased by 25%
2.0.0
  • Area of effect increased by 14% (from 14 to 16).
  • Mana costs increased at higher levels.
  • Critical Strike Chance increased from 5% to 6%.
  • The Damage range has been Tightened. The Damage has been increased by approximately 22% at gem level 20.
  • Now grants 0.5% increased area of effect per 1% quality (was 4% per 1% quality.)
1.1.0
  • Increased the damage of the following skills at low levels: SparkSparkSpell, Projectile, Duration, Lightning
    Cost: (5-21) Mana
    Cast Time: 0.65 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Projectile Speed: 560
    Launches unpredictable sparks that move randomly until they hit an enemy or expire.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles Pierce 0.1 additional TargetsFires 0.1 additional Projectiles2% of Lightning Damage Converted to Chaos DamageDeals (1-63) to (20-1198) Lightning Damage
    Base duration is 2 seconds
    Fires (4-6) additional Projectiles
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Spark skill icon.png
    , Cold SnapCold SnapSpell, AoE, Cold, Duration
    Radius: 16
    Cost: (11-28) Mana
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
    Cast Time: 0.85 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 140%
    Requires Level 16Creates a sudden burst of cold in a targeted area, damaging enemies. This also creates an expanding area which is filled with chilled ground, and deals cold damage over time to enemies. Enemies that die while in the area have a chance to grant Frenzy Charges. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Frenzy Charge.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Area of Effect1% increased Effect of Chill2% increased Damage with Hits and AilmentsDeals (32-666) to (47-999) Cold Damage
    Base duration is 5 seconds
    Deals (26.3-1193.2) Base Cold Damage per second
    25% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when an Enemy Dies while in this Skill's Area
    Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
    (0-19)% increased Effect of Chill
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Cold Snap skill icon.png
    , Ice SpearIce SpearSpell, Projectile, Cold
    Cost: (8-23) Mana
    Soul Gain Prevention: 0.002 sec
    Cast Time: 0.70 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
    Projectile Speed: 1000
    Requires Level 12Launches shards of ice in rapid succession. After travelling a short distance they change to a second form, which moves much faster and pierces through enemies.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal2% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles Pierce 0.1 additional Targets1% increased Cold DamageTravels 1% reduced distance before changing formsDeals (22-383) to (33-575) Cold Damage
    Second form has 600% increased Critical Strike Chance
    Second form has 300% more Projectile Speed
    Second form has +(30-49)% to Critical Strike Multiplier
    Fires an additional Projectile
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Ice Spear skill icon.png
    and to a lesser extent, Freezing PulseFreezing PulseSpell, Projectile, Cold
    Cost: (5-21) Mana
    Cast Time: 0.65 sec
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: 200%
    Projectile Speed: 1800
    An icy projectile which has a chance to freeze enemies it passes through. The projectile fades quickly, reducing damage and freezing chance until it dissipates.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent2% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles gain Damage over time, dealing up to 3% more Damage by the time they dissipate
    Deals 99% of Damage
    Cannot Pierce Enemies
    Deals (8-888) to (12-1332) Cold Damage
    Projectiles Pierce all Targets
    Projectiles lose Damage over time, dealing up to 50% less Damage by the time they dissipate
    Projectiles have 25% chance to Freeze, which is lost over the first quarter of their flight
    (0-19)% increased Projectile Speed
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Freezing Pulse skill icon.png
    and Storm Call.
1.0.4
  • Added new cosmetic microtransaction: Tribal Storm Call
  • The Storm Call skill has been added for the Witch in Descent Champions.
1.0.2b
1.0.2
  • Storm Call has been added to the game.