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Revision as of 00:52, 15 November 2020

Tectonic SlamFire, Attack, AoE, Slam, Melee
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Attack Speed: 80% of base
Attack Damage: (180%-220%) of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (180%-220%)
Requires Level 28Slam the ground, unleashing a fiery fissure in front of you, dealing area damage and randomly releasing a number of smaller fissures branching off from it. Consume an Endurance Charge every third time you slam the ground with this skill. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Sword, Axe, Staff, or Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Area of Effect3% increased Burning Damage
1% chance to Ignite enemies
0.1% of Fire Damage Leeched as Life1% increased Fire Damage
Deals (180-220)% of Base Attack Damage
+5% fissure branching chance per Endurance Charge
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
5% more Area of Effect per Endurance Charge
30% fissure branching chance
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Tectonic Slam skill icon.pngTectonic Slam inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemTectonicSlam

Tectonic Slam skill screenshot.jpg

Tectonic Slam is an attack skill that slams the ground in front of the player, dealing area of effect damage in a cone, with the area scaling with your Endurance charges.

Skill functions and interactions

Endurance charge consumption effect: When you have a number of Endurance charges greater than your minimum endurance charges, every third slam will consume one. If your attack repeats, such as by using Multistrike SupportMultistrike SupportAttack, Melee, Support
Icon: 3
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 160%
Requires Level 38Supports melee attack skills, making them repeat twice when used, targeting a random enemy each time. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, or triggered skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Melee Physical DamageSupported Skills have 1% reduced Attack Speed
Supported Skills have 1% increased Area of Effect per Repeat
Supported Skills have 0.5% increased Attack Speed
Supported Skills Repeat 2 additional times
Supported Skills have (35-44)% more Melee Attack Speed
First Repeat of Supported Skills deals 22% more Damage
Second Repeat of Supported Skills deals 44% more Damage
Supported Skills deal (20-10)% less Attack 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.
, every slam counts towards the counter.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthDamage
Exp.Total Exp.

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

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

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Tectonic Slam.

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 Tectonic Slam Area Of Effect 166Tectonic Slam has 16% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Area Of Effect 275Tectonic Slam has 24% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Chance For Side Crack 166Tectonic Slam has +12% fissure branching chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Chance For Side Crack 275Tectonic Slam has +20% fissure branching chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Damage 166Tectonic Slam deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Tectonic Slam Damage 275Tectonic Slam deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0


Alternate skill effects

Tectonic Slam has the following alternate skill effects:

Celestial Tectonic Slam EffectCelestial Tectonic Slam EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Tectonic Slam becomes a Celestial Effect.Your Tectonic Slam becomes a Celestial Effect.

Version history

Version Changes
  • The visual effects have been improved.
  • No longer has a chance to consume endurance charges per attack to create a Charged Slam.
  • Now consumes an endurance charge every third time you create a fissure, and gains 5% more area of effect and +5% branching fissure chance per endurance charge.
  • The spread of fissures has been partially-normalised, ensuring both sides of the main fissure will get at least one branching fissure.
  • Now deals base damage and has an added Damage effectiveness of 180% at gem level 1 (from 170%), up to 220% at gem level 20 (from 200%).
  • The Labyrinth helmet enchantments Charged Slam chance for Tectonic Slam can no longer be obtained. Existing versions of this enchantment now grant extra chance for branching fissures.
  • Now deals base damage equal to, and has an added damage effectiveness of, 170% at gem level 1 (from 130%), up to 200% at gem level 20 (from 160%).
  • The length of the primary fissure is now 36 (from 32).
  • The length of the secondary fissures is now 15 (from 22).
  • The width of the first secondary fissures is now 7 (from 8).
  • Now has an attack speed multiplier of 80%.
  • Charged Slam (which typically consumes an Endurance Charge) now deal 60% more damage (up from 18%).
  • Now has a 35% chance to consume an Endurance Charge to create a Charged Slam (down from 100%)
  • Added a new Strength Skill Gem - Tectonic Slam: Slam the ground with your weapon, unleashing a fiery fissure in front of you, dealing area damage and releasing a random number of smaller fissures branching off from it. If you have Endurance Charges, one will be consumed, maximising the number of fissures. Requires a Mace, Sword, Axe, Staff, or Unarmed.