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UnearthSpell, Projectile, AoE, Physical
Mana Cost: (4-10)
Cast Time: 0.30 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 90%
Requires Level 10Fires a projectile that will pierce through enemies to impact the ground at the targeted location, creating a Bone Archer corpse where it lands.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal0.5% increased Cast Speed1% increased Physical DamageMaximum of 0.1 corpses allowedCorpses Spawned have 2% increased Maximum LifeDeals (15-407) to (22-611) Physical Damage
Spawns corpses with Level (12-80)
Maximum of 10 corpses allowed
Projectiles Pierce all Targets
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Unearth skill icon.pngUnearth inventory icon.png
Level: 10
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Transmutation
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemBoneLance

Unearth skill screenshot.jpg

Unearth is a spell skill that fires multiple corpses in a projectile that pierces and lands to deal physical area of effect damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

Exp.Total Exp.
110180415 to 221200
2132215419 to 28159,5699,569
3172719425 to 381928,18937,758
4213323533 to 492459,14696,904
5253826542 to 6328111,192208,096
6294330653 to 8032193,800401,896
7334934667 to 10037320,280722,176
8365236679 to 11840359,0901,081,266
9395639792 to 13943498,5081,579,774
104260427108 to 16247682,0572,261,831
114564457126 to 18950921,7773,183,608
124868488146 to 219531,727,8794,911,487
135172508169 to 254571,791,7696,703,256
145476538195 to 293602,353,6799,056,935
155780569225 to 338643,070,91212,127,847
166084599259 to 388679,095,46621,223,313
176388619297 to 4467116,039,89037,263,203
1866926410341 to 5117429,817,11767,080,320
1968956610373 to 5597762,895,056129,975,376
2070986810407 to 61180212,051,599342,026,975
21721007010445 to 66881N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A11486 to 72982N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A11531 to 79683N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A11579 to 86884N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A11631 to 94785N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A11688 to 103286N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A12749 to 112487N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A12816 to 122488N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A12888 to 133289N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A12966 to 144990N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A121007 to 151190N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A131051 to 157691N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A131095 to 164391N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A131142 to 171392N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A131190 to 178692N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A131241 to 186193N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A131293 to 194093N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A131348 to 202294N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A131404 to 210794N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A131463 to 219595N/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
13The CataclysmThe 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.
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 Caged Brute
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Caged Brute
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Unearth.

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 Unearth Cast Speed 1668% increased Unearth Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Cast Speed 27512% increased Unearth Cast Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Corpse Level 166Unearth Spawns corpses with +3 Levelhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Corpse Level 275Unearth Spawns corpses with +5 Levelhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Damage 16625% increased Unearth Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Unearth Damage 27540% increased Unearth Damagehelmet 100
default 0

Related passive skills

The following passive skills are related to Unearth:

CorpsesNotable passive skill icon.png
30% increased Damage if you have Consumed a corpse Recently
Desecrate and Unearth have +2 to Maximum number of corpses allowed
Regenerate 2% of Life per second if you've Consumed a corpse Recently [1]

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now has a cast time of 0.3 seconds (from 0.6) and uses a different casting animation.
  • Now has a mana cost of 4 at gem level 1 (from 7), up to 10 at gem level 20 (from 20).
  • Now deals 15 to 22 physical damage at gem level 1 (from 25 to 37), up to 407 to 611 at gem level 20 (from 682 to 1023)
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 90% (from 125%).
  • Bone Archer corpses created by Unearth now have approximately 30% more life (well, technically, maximum life, since they're, you know, corpses).
  • Now has alternative gem quality
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 7 (was 8).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 23).
  • Now deals damage in a small area around where the projectiles land. As a result, Unearth is now considered an Area spell.
  • Now deals 25 to 37 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 13 to 19) and 682 to 1023 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 540 to 810).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 125% (from 120%).
  • The Unearth skill gem now correctly drops at or above level 10.
  • Unearth has been added to the game.