Vaal EarthquakeVaal, Attack, AoE, Duration, Slam, Melee
Level: (120)
Souls Per Use: 30
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Speed: 75% of base
Attack Damage: (6071)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (6071)%Requires Level 28Smashes the ground, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. After using this skill, your steps will deal damage around you, cracking the earth if the previous cracks have erupted. This effect ends after a secondary duration, or after a maximum number of aftershocks. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.Per 1% Quality:1Superior1% increased DamageDeals (6071)% of Base Attack Damage
Base duration is 1 seconds
Aftershock deals (350407)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Base secondary duration is 12 seconds
Ongoing effect ends after 7 Aftershocks
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
CorruptedPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.Acquisition
Area level: 28Vendor Offer
1x Scroll FragmentMetadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalEarthquake
Vaal Earthquake is a Vaal skill gem. The character strikes the ground, creating an aftershock that erupts to deal more damage in a bigger area. Only one aftershock can be active at a time. The user will also release a limited number of aftershocks while moving.
Contents
Skill functions and interactions
Gem level progression
Level  Damage Effectiveness  Attack Damage  More Damage  Physical Damage  Exp.  Total Exp.  

1  28  67  60%  60%  350%  N/A  0  0 
2  31  73  61%  60.6%  353%  N/A  199345  199345 
3  34  79  61%  61.2%  356%  N/A  285815  485160 
4  37  85  62%  61.7%  359%  N/A  401344  886504 
5  40  92  62%  62.3%  362%  N/A  554379  1440883 
6  42  96  63%  62.9%  365%  N/A  477437  1918320 
7  44  100  63%  63.5%  368%  N/A  583786  2502106 
8  46  104  64%  64.1%  371%  N/A  710359  3212465 
9  48  109  65%  64.6%  374%  N/A  1355511  4567976 
10  50  113  65%  65.2%  377%  N/A  1138877  5706853 
11  52  117  66%  65.8%  380%  N/A  1368233  7075086 
12  54  121  66%  66.4%  383%  N/A  1638338  8713424 
13  56  125  67%  66.9%  386%  N/A  1956648  10670072 
14  58  130  68%  67.5%  389%  N/A  3655184  14325256 
15  60  134  68%  68.1%  392%  N/A  3017327  17342583 
16  62  138  69%  68.7%  395%  N/A  7759995  25102578 
17  64  142  69%  69.3%  398%  N/A  15138193  40240771 
18  66  146  70%  69.8%  401%  N/A  26083825  66324596 
19  68  151  70%  70.4%  404%  N/A  62620247  128944843 
20  70  155  71%  71%  407%  N/A  211708088  340652931 
21  72  159  72%  71.6%  410%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
22  74  N/A  72%  72.2%  413%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
23  76  N/A  73%  72.7%  416%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
24  78  N/A  73%  73.3%  419%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
25  80  N/A  74%  73.9%  422%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
26  82  N/A  74%  74.5%  425%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
27  84  N/A  75%  75.1%  428%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
28  86  N/A  76%  75.6%  431%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
29  88  N/A  76%  76.2%  434%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
30  90  N/A  77%  76.8%  437%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
31  91  N/A  77%  77.1%  437%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
32  92  N/A  77%  77.4%  440%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
33  93  N/A  78%  77.7%  440%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
34  94  N/A  78%  77.9%  443%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
35  95  N/A  78%  78.2%  443%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
36  96  N/A  79%  78.5%  446%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
37  97  N/A  79%  78.8%  446%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
38  98  N/A  79%  79.1%  449%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
39  99  N/A  79%  79.4%  449%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
40  100  N/A  80%  79.5%  452%  N/A  N/A  N/A 
Item acquisition
Upgrade paths
This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
Amount  Ingredient  General Notes  Type 

9  Volatile PowerVolatile Power9Superior Vaal Gem Quality: +20% CorruptedUnlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.  random corrupted superior Vaal gem with 20% quality  Automatic 
1  Gemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorAdds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item Item drops after killing # monstersQuality 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 gem  Automatic 
6  The 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 gem  Automatic 
3  Gemcutter'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 alreadypowerful?"  Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter  random superior gem with 20% quality  Automatic 
1  The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.  random divination card set exchange  Automatic 
Threshold jewels
The following threshold jewels augment Vaal Earthquake:
Item  Limit  Radius  Stats 

Related helmet enchantments
The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Earthquake.
Name  Stats  Spawn Weighting  

Enchantment Earthquake Damage 1  66  25% increased Earthquake Damage  helmet 100 default 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage 2  75  40% increased Earthquake Damage  helmet 100 default 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 1  66  Earthquake deals 5% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration  helmet 100 default 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 2  75  Earthquake deals 8% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration  helmet 100 default 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 1  66  16% increased Earthquake Area of Effect  helmet 100 default 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 2  75  24% increased Earthquake Area of Effect  helmet 100 default 0 
Alternate skill effects
Vaal Earthquake has the following alternate skill effects:
Item  Effect(s) 

Crystal Earthquake EffectCrystal Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a crystal effect. 
Demonic Earthquake EffectDemonic Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a Demonic Effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a Demonic Effect. 
Gore Earthquake EffectGore Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a gory effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a gory effect. 
Version history
Version  Changes 

3.14.0 

3.11.0 

3.7.0 

3.4.0 

3.3.0 
