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Vaal Burning ArrowVaal, Attack, Projectile, AoE, Fire, Bow, Duration
Level: (1-20)
Souls Per Use: 20
Can Store 3 Use(s)
Attack Damage: (160-198)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (160-198)%
Projectile Speed: 3260
Fires an arrow that explodes, dealing fire damage to its target and other nearby enemies, with an increased chance of igniting them.Per 1% Quality:1Superior+0.5% to Fire Damage over Time MultiplierDeals (160-198)% of Base Attack Damage
50% chance to Ignite enemies
(150-188)% more Damage with Ignite
100% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Projectiles Pierce 3 additional Targets
Can't be Evaded
Corrupted
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Burning Arrow skill icon.pngVaal Burning Arrow inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Area level: 1
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalBurningArrow

Vaal Burning Arrow skill screenshot.jpg

For the non-Vaal counterpart, see Burning Arrow.

Vaal Burning Arrow is a vaal attack that fires an exploding arrow with increased chance to ignite.

If Vaal Burning Arrow passes through an enemy it hits before hitting the target area (such as through Pierce and chain), then it will explode both at the target area, and on the enemy it passes through.

Although this gem had the duration tag reduced duration will not cause soul gain prevention to be reduced.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityDamage
Effectiveness
Attack
Damage
more
Ignite
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
110160%160%150%00
220162%162%152%7070
3416164%164%154%308378
4722166%166%156%15541932
51131168%168%158%66678599
61641170%170%160%2604734646
72050172%172%162%4972584371
82458174%174%164%95714180085
92867176%176%166%169595349680
103275178%178%168%283759633439
113683180%180%170%4539961087435
124092182%182%172%7031281790563
1344100184%184%174%10612232851786
1448109186%186%176%20658704917656
1552117188%188%178%25071107424766
1656125190%190%180%579893613223702
1760134192%192%182%1508391928307621
1864142194%194%184%2779273556100356
1967148196%196%186%4386973999970095
2070155198%198%188%242081556342051651
2172159200%200%190%N/AN/A
2274N/A202%202%192%N/AN/A
2376N/A204%204%194%N/AN/A
2478N/A206%206%196%N/AN/A
2580N/A208%208%198%N/AN/A
2682N/A210%210%200%N/AN/A
2784N/A212%212%202%N/AN/A
2886N/A214%214%204%N/AN/A
2988N/A216%216%206%N/AN/A
3090N/A218%218%208%N/AN/A
3191N/A219%219%209%N/AN/A
3292N/A220%220%210%N/AN/A
3393N/A221%221%211%N/AN/A
3494N/A222%222%212%N/AN/A
3595N/A223%223%213%N/AN/A
3696N/A224%224%214%N/AN/A
3797N/A225%225%215%N/AN/A
3898N/A226%226%216%N/AN/A
3999N/A227%227%217%N/AN/A
40100N/A228%228%218%N/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
9Volatile PowerVolatile Power9Superior Vaal Gem
Quality: +20%
Corrupted
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
random corrupted superior Vaal gem with 20% 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
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.random divination card set exchangeAutomatic

Threshold jewel

The following threshold jewels augment the skill gem:

  • Pitch DarknessPitch Darkness
    Viridian Jewel
    Radius: Medium(10-15)% increased Fire Damage
    With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Burning Arrow has a 10% chance to spread Tar if it does not Ignite an Enemy
    With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Burning Arrow has a 10% chance to spread Burning Ground if it Ignites an Enemy
    With a fire burning brash in his golden eye,
    Marceus fired his arrow into the pitch-dark sky,
    And seared the hope of surprise,
    From Kaom's skulking horde.
    Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.

Video Demonstration

Version history

Version Changes
3.14.0
  • Now expends 15 Souls per use (previously 20).
  • Now stores up to 4 uses (previously 3).
  • Now has a Soul Gain Prevention duration of 1 second (previously 2).
1.2.0c
  • Now does 160% of attack damage, up from 130%. This fixes an accidental reduction of skill damage that occurred during the Burning Arrow change in 1.2.0.
1.1.0d
  • Vaal Skill soul counts were initially balanced for Merciless difficulty, where there are more monsters. We want them to be easier to use in Normal and Cruel difficulty. We have halved the number of souls required for each skill. In Cruel difficulty, skills require 50% more souls to uses. In Merciless difficulty, they require 100% more (which is the same as before the patch).
1.1.0
  • Introduced to the game.
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