Vaal Lightning StrikeVaal, Attack, Melee, Strike, Duration, Lightning, Projectile
Level: (120)
Souls Per Use: 20
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Damage: (105163)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (105163)%Requires Level 12Infuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy becomes an orb attached to the enemy you hit, or the ground if you don't hit an enemy. The orb will periodically fire projectiles at other nearby enemies for a duration, which will also damage the enemy the orb is attached to.Per 1% Quality:1Superior1% increased Damage
1% increased Projectile SpeedDeals (105163)% of Base Attack Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Base duration is 6 seconds
Fires (48) additional Projectiles
(19) to (13179) Added Lightning Damage
Can't be Evaded
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: 12Vendor Offer
1x Scroll FragmentMetadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalLightningStrike
Vaal Lightning Strike (often referred to as VLS) is a vaal melee attack with the secondary effect of launching projectiles periodically from the target struck or from the ground if no enemy is hit. These projectiles deal lightning damage based on the player's weapon damage.
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Skill functions and interactions
 The pulse rate of the lightning beams produced by Vaal Lightning Strike's orbs can be modified by increases to attack speed such as Faster Attacks.
Gem level progression
Level  Damage Effectiveness  Attack Damage  # Projectiles  Lightning Damage  Exp.  Total Exp.  

1  12  21  14  105%  105%  4  N/A  0  0 
2  15  25  17  108%  108.1%  4  N/A  15249  15249 
3  19  30  21  111%  111.1%  4  N/A  41517  56766 
4  23  35  24  114%  114.2%  4  N/A  81983  138749 
5  27  41  28  117%  117.2%  4  N/A  147968  286717 
6  31  46  32  120%  120.3%  6  N/A  250557  537274 
7  35  51  36  123%  123.3%  6  N/A  405086  942360 
8  38  55  38  126%  126.4%  6  N/A  447718  1390078 
9  41  59  41  129%  129.4%  6  N/A  615318  2005396 
10  44  63  44  133%  132.5%  6  N/A  834639  2840035 
11  47  67  47  136%  135.5%  6  N/A  1570760  4410795 
12  50  71  49  139%  138.6%  6  N/A  1633987  6044782 
13  53  75  52  142%  141.6%  6  N/A  2151030  8195812 
14  56  79  55  145%  144.7%  6  N/A  2812189  11008001 
15  59  83  58  148%  147.7%  6  N/A  5099360  16107361 
16  62  87  60  151%  150.8%  8  N/A  9400731  25508092 
17  64  90  62  154%  153.8%  8  N/A  15273366  40781458 
18  66  92  64  157%  156.9%  8  N/A  26286582  67068040 
19  68  95  66  160%  159.9%  8  N/A  62890590  129958630 
20  70  98  68  163%  163%  8  N/A  212046017  342004647 
21  72  100  70  166%  166.1%  8  N/A  N/A  N/A 
22  74  N/A  N/A  169%  169.1%  8  N/A  N/A  N/A 
23  76  N/A  N/A  172%  172.2%  8  N/A  N/A  N/A 
24  78  N/A  N/A  175%  175.2%  8  N/A  N/A  N/A 
25  80  N/A  N/A  178%  178.3%  8  N/A  N/A  N/A 
26  82  N/A  N/A  181%  181.3%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
27  84  N/A  N/A  184%  184.4%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
28  86  N/A  N/A  187%  187.4%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
29  88  N/A  N/A  191%  190.5%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
30  90  N/A  N/A  194%  193.5%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
31  91  N/A  N/A  195%  195.1%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
32  92  N/A  N/A  197%  196.6%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
33  93  N/A  N/A  198%  198.1%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
34  94  N/A  N/A  200%  199.6%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
35  95  N/A  N/A  201%  201.2%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
36  96  N/A  N/A  203%  202.7%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
37  97  N/A  N/A  204%  204.2%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
38  98  N/A  N/A  206%  205.7%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
39  99  N/A  N/A  207%  207.3%  10  N/A  N/A  N/A 
40  100  N/A  N/A  209%  208.8%  10  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 
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