Blazing Salvo

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Blazing SalvoSpell, AoE, Fire, Projectile
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (8-23) Mana
Cast Time: 0.70 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 60%
Requires Level 12Fires projectiles which fly in an arc, dealing area damage on impact with either enemies or the ground near where you target. Targeting farther away causes the projectiles to spread out and land over a wider area.Deals (7-270) to (10-405) Fire Damage
Fires (5-7) Projectiles

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
+(0.01-0.2) metres to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Drop level: 12
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemBlazingSalvo

Blazing Salvo is a spell that fires multiple flaming projectiles that deal fire damage in an area of effect upon landing. The further you target with the spell, the wider area the projectiles can land.

Skill functions and interactions

Returning Projectiles: When supported with Returning Projectiles SupportReturning Projectiles SupportSupport, Projectile
Icon: R
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 150%
Requires Level 38Supports projectile skills.Projectiles from Supported Skills Return to you
Projectiles from Supported Skills deal (70-61)% less Damage with Hits and Ailments while Returning
Projectiles from Supported Skills Pierce all Targets while Returning

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Supported Skills have (0.5-10)% increased Projectile Speed
This 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 Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
, the projectiles you cast will land at the targeted location. Upon impact, they will deal area fire damage, after which the projectiles will then travel back to the location from where they were cast, exploding again. The projectiles' grouping will also spread further apart during their return, as per their normal behavior.

Traps and Mines: When fired from a trap or mine, the skill will target the nearest target.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceMana
Fire Damage# ProjectilesExp.Total Exp.
1123387 to 10500
2153999 to 1351524915249
319481012 to 1854151756766
423561116 to 24581983138749
527641221 to 325147968286717
631731328 to 425250557537274
735811436 to 546405086942360
838881544 to 6564477181390078
941941652 to 7966153182005396
10441001663 to 9468346392840035
11471061775 to 112615707604410795
12501131889 to 134616339876044782
135311919106 to 159621510308195812
145612519125 to 1887281218911008001
155913220148 to 2227509936016107361
166213821175 to 2627940073125508092
176414221195 to 29371527336640781458
186614622217 to 32672628658267068040
196815122242 to 363762890590129958630
207015523270 to 4057212046017342004647
217215924300 to 4508N/AN/A
2274N/A24334 to 5008N/AN/A
2376N/A25371 to 5568N/AN/A
2478N/A25412 to 6188N/AN/A
2580N/A26457 to 6868N/AN/A
2682N/A26507 to 7618N/AN/A
2784N/A27562 to 8448N/AN/A
2886N/A27623 to 9359N/AN/A
2988N/A28691 to 10369N/AN/A
3090N/A28765 to 11489N/AN/A
3191N/A28805 to 12089N/AN/A
3292N/A29847 to 12719N/AN/A
3393N/A29891 to 13379N/AN/A
3494N/A29937 to 14069N/AN/A
3595N/A29986 to 14799N/AN/A
3696N/A301037 to 15569N/AN/A
3797N/A301091 to 16369N/AN/A
3898N/A301147 to 17209N/AN/A
3999N/A301206 to 18099N/AN/A
40100N/A311268 to 190210N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeAdditional Effects per 1-20% QualityWeight
Superior+(0.01-0.2) metres to radius1

Item acquisition

Blazing Salvo can drop anywhere.


Blazing Salvo can be created from the following recipes:

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 gemA
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 gemA
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Gem
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 gem with 20% qualityA
1Gemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorStack Size: 10Adds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing {0} monsters
Right click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Random gem with 1–20% qualityA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Quest reward

This item is given as a quest reward for the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
The Siren's Cadence
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Blazing Salvo.

Note that helmet enchantments are no longer obtainable since version 3.23.0 and can only be obtained in permanent leagues as already enchanted items from before this patch.

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.LabyrinthStatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Blazing Salvo Damage 166Merciless LabyrinthBlazing Salvo deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Blazing Salvo Damage 275Eternal LabyrinthBlazing Salvo deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Blazing Salvo Num of Additional Projectiles 175Eternal LabyrinthBlazing Salvo fires an additional Projectilehelmet 100
Enchantment Blazing Salvo Spread Area 166Merciless LabyrinthBlazing Salvo Projectiles land in a 20% increased Areahelmet 100
Enchantment Blazing Salvo Spread Area 275Eternal LabyrinthBlazing Salvo Projectiles land in a 30% increased Areahelmet 100

Version history

Version Changes
  • Quality now provides +0-0.2 metres to radius, instead of 0-10% increased Area of Effect.
  • Blazing Salvo now deals 7–10 Fire Damage at gem level 1 (previously 6–9), up to 270–405 at gem level 20 (previously 241–361).
  • Now has 60% Effectiveness of Added Damage (previously 55%).
  • Blazing Salvo now deals 6 to 9 Fire Damage at gem level 1 (unchanged), up to 241 to 361 at gem level 20 (previously 162 to 243).
  • Now has 55% Effectiveness of Added Damage at all gem levels (previously 40%).
  • Now has a radius of 16 at minimum range (from 14) and 22 at maximum range (from 18).
  • Now fires in a slightly wider spread.
  • Blazing Salvo has been added to the game.


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