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The Vigil
Crimson Jewel
Limited to: 1
Radius: Medium
(10-15)% increased Armour
With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Vigilant Strike
Fortifies you and Nearby Allies for 8 seconds
When Voll took the throne,
He swore to care for the empire with eyes open.
And so he looked to the salvation of his people,
Blind to the damnation in his hands.
Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
The Vigil inventory icon.png
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Metadata
Item class: Jewel

The Vigil is a unique Crimson JewelCrimson JewelPlace into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.. It is a threshold jewel that enhances Vigilant StrikeVigilant StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Speed: 85% of base
Attack Damage: (222-260)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (222-260)%
Attacks enemies with a powerful melee strike. You gain the Fortify buff, granting damage reduction. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending an Endurance Charge. Requires a Melee Weapon.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal2% increased Fortify duration2% increased Area of Effect3% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate1% increased DamageDeals (222-260)% of Base Attack Damage
(75-170)% increased Fortify duration
Grants Fortify on Melee Hit
+(2-4) to Melee Strike Range
Can't be Evaded
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vigilant Strike skill icon.png
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Mechanics

This jewel doubles the base duration of Fortify from 4 seconds to 8 seconds. Fortify duration is increased normally by Vigilant StrikeVigilant StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Speed: 85% of base
Attack Damage: (222-260)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (222-260)%
Attacks enemies with a powerful melee strike. You gain the Fortify buff, granting damage reduction. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending an Endurance Charge. Requires a Melee Weapon.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal2% increased Fortify duration2% increased Area of Effect3% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate1% increased DamageDeals (222-260)% of Base Attack Damage
(75-170)% increased Fortify duration
Grants Fortify on Melee Hit
+(2-4) to Melee Strike Range
Can't be Evaded
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vigilant Strike skill icon.png
, Fortify SupportFortify SupportAttack, Support, Melee
Icon: O
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 31Supports melee attack skills that are not triggered.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased Attack DamageSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Fortify DurationHits from Supported Skills Overwhelm 0.25% of Physical Damage Reduction while you have FortifySupported Skills grant Fortify on Melee hit
Supported Skills deal (20-34)% more Melee Damage
Supported Skills have (15-34)% increased Fortify duration
Supported Skills deal (20-34)% more Damage with Ailments caused by Melee Hits
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.
, as well as by any other x% increased Fortify duration modifiers. The final duration of this fortify applies to nearby allies for the full duration. Fortify with a shorter duration will not override this effect. It is unknown if a stronger fortify with more x% increased effect of Fortify on You will override a fortify with more duration.

When using General's CryGeneral's CryWarcry, AoE, Duration
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (15-19) Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Use Time: 0.80 sec
Requires Level 24Performs a warcry, taunting nearby enemies to attack the user, and summoning Mirage Warriors from nearby corpses. The Mirage Warriors each use a linked attack skill once before dissipating.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate2% increased Warcry SpeedMirrage Warriors have 2% increased Movement SpeedBase duration is (4-4.9) seconds
(0-38)% increased Warcry Speed
Counts total Power of Enemies and Corpses in Range
Summons Mirage Warriors from 2 corpses per 5 Power, minimum 1 corpse
Maximum 5 Summoned Mirage Warriors
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
General's Cry skill icon.png
with Vigilant StrikeVigilant StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Speed: 85% of base
Attack Damage: (222-260)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (222-260)%
Attacks enemies with a powerful melee strike. You gain the Fortify buff, granting damage reduction. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending an Endurance Charge. Requires a Melee Weapon.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal2% increased Fortify duration2% increased Area of Effect3% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate1% increased DamageDeals (222-260)% of Base Attack Damage
(75-170)% increased Fortify duration
Grants Fortify on Melee Hit
+(2-4) to Melee Strike Range
Can't be Evaded
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vigilant Strike skill icon.png
, the summoned minions apply Fortify to the player and nearby allies. Using The Writhing JarThe Writhing Jar
Hallowed Hybrid Flask
Recovers (120-168) Mana over 5.00 seconds
Recovers (435-609) Life over 5.00 seconds
Consumes (16-18) of 40 Charges on use
Requires Level 60Instant Recovery
(75-65)% reduced Amount Recovered
2 Enemy Writhing Worms escape the Flask when used
Writhing Worms are destroyed when Hit
(20-10)% reduced Charges used
To achieve godhood, they would cast off all that god has gifted us.
Mortality, compassion, even the sanctity of flesh.
- High Templar Voll
Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
with vigilant strike will give fortify outside of combat that lasts a long time.

Snapshot

The fortify buff Snapshots on use. This means you still gain the benefits of fortify after unequipping Vigilant StrikeVigilant StrikeAttack, Melee, Strike
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Cooldown Time: 4.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Speed: 85% of base
Attack Damage: (222-260)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (222-260)%
Attacks enemies with a powerful melee strike. You gain the Fortify buff, granting damage reduction. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending an Endurance Charge. Requires a Melee Weapon.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal2% increased Fortify duration2% increased Area of Effect3% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate1% increased DamageDeals (222-260)% of Base Attack Damage
(75-170)% increased Fortify duration
Grants Fortify on Melee Hit
+(2-4) to Melee Strike Range
Can't be Evaded
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vigilant Strike skill icon.png
and/or The Vigil. The simplest way to do this is by weapon swapping.

Item acquisition
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Upgrade paths

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

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
3The Long WatchThe Long Watch3The VigilThe rain pelts down, Mud grasping at his feet,
as thoughts of those in his care bolster his resolve.
The VigilManual
4The Garish PowerThe Garish Power4JewelMaligaro may have valued function over form, but that did not mute his flair for the dramatic.random jewelAutomatic
10The Eye of the DragonThe Eye of the Dragon10Jewel
Corrupted
Some powers are far too great even for the
gods of old.
random corrupted jewelAutomatic
8Arrogance of the VaalArrogance of the Vaal8Item
Two-Implicit
Corrupted
Discovery can lead to beauty, or it can lead to ruin.
random two-implicit corrupted itemAutomatic
4Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
close your eyes,
and pray to the gods
for a pleasant surprise.
random itemAutomatic
1Singular IncubatorSingular IncubatorAdds an incubated Unique item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
Unique ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
random itemAutomatic
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Legacy variants

The Vigil has legacy variants.

Version Discontinued Modifiers
3.14.0


  • (10-15)% increased Armour
  • With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Vigilant Strike Fortifies you and Nearby Allies for 12 seconds
2.6.0


  • (8-15)% increased Armour
  • With at least 40 Strength in Radius, Vigilant Strike Fortifies you and Nearby Allies for 3 seconds

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Now grants Fortify with a base duration of 8 seconds (previously 12 seconds).
2.6.0
  • Increased Armour mod increased to 10-15% (up from 8-15%).
  • Now fortifies you and nearby allies for 12 seconds.
  • Now limited to 1.
  • Strength requirement in radius reduced to 40.
  • No longer requires strength in radius to be allocated.
2.1.0
  • Introduced to the game.
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