Cost: (8-23) Mana
Cooldown Time: 3.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: InstantRequires Level 10Removes any existing Elusive buff before applying both Elusive and a buff that grants Phasing. While you have this buff, monsters that enter an area around you will be Withered. Using a skill or losing the Elusive buff ends this skill's effects. Shares a cooldown with other Blink skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Effect of Elusive from this SkillInflicts 0.1 Withered Debuffs the first time each Enemy enters the Area1% chance not to remove Buff on Skill useInflicts (4-6) Withered Debuffs the first time each Enemy enters the Area
Withered lasts 3 seconds
Buff grants Phasing
This Skill's Cooldown does not recover during its effect
Removes existing Elusive before granting a new Elusive Buff when used
(0-38)% increased Effect of Elusive from this Skill
+(0-6) to radiusPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.Acquisition
Area level: 10Vendor Prices
|Normal||1x Orb of Transmutation|
1x Scroll FragmentMetadata
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemWitheringStep
Withering Step is a movement skill that applies Elusive and Phasing on use. Enemies that get near you while you have Elusive receive multiple stacks of Withered, causing them to take increased chaos damage. Using any skill ends Withering Step's effects and removes all buffs.
Skill functions and interactions
- Withering Step shares a cooldown with other Blink skills.
- Unlike several other Blink skills, Withering Step does not gain one additional use when supported by Second Wind SupportSecond Wind SupportSupport
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 200%Requires Level 31Supports skills with cooldowns.
Cannot support triggered skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.25% increased Cooldown Recovery RateSupported Non-Instant Skills have +0.05 Cooldown Use
Supported Skills have 0.5% reduced Cooldown Recovery RateRegenerate 0.05% of Life over 1 second when you use Supported SkillsSupported Non-Instant Skills have +1 Cooldown Use
Supported Skills have (24-5)% reduced Cooldown Recovery RateThis 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., since Withering Step is an instant skill. Second Wind Support can still be linked with Withering Step, but as of Version 3.15.0 that will only serve to lengthen the cooldown.
Gem level progression
This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:
|3||The Bitter BlossomThe Bitter Blossom3Level 21 Chaos Gem|
CorruptedThe pain you feel is of no consequence, it is evolution, to be made whole within something greater.
|random corrupted superior level 21 Chaos gem with 23% quality||Automatic|
|8||Dying AnguishDying Anguish8Level 19 Gem|
Alternative Quality: +19%Moribund, he gazed upon the journey taken as blood trickled down his chin. His eye closed on the city ahead that he would never call home.
|random level 19 gem with 19% alternative 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|
|13||The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem|
CorruptedThe 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 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 already-powerful?" - 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|
This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:
|The Caged Brute|
This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:
|The Caged Brute|
|A Fixture of Fate|
|Fallen from Grace|
The following threshold jewels augment Withering Step:
Related helmet enchantments
The following helmet enchantments affect Withering Step.
|Enchantment Withering Step Elusive Effect 1||66||Withering Step has 20% increased Elusive Effect||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Withering Step Elusive Effect 2||75||Withering Step has 30% increased Elusive Effect||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Withering Step Wither Stacks1||66||Withering Step inflicts 2 additional Withered Debuffs||helmet 100|
|Enchantment Withering Step Wither Stacks 2||75||Withering Step inflicts 3 additional Withered Debuffs||helmet 100|