Energy Blade

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For the one-handed version of this pseudoweapon granted by this skill, see Energy Blade (One Handed Sword).
For the two-handed version of this pseudoweapon granted by this skill, see Energy Blade (Two Handed Sword).

Energy BladeSpell, Lightning
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (136-624) Energy Shield
Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 24Grants a buff which significantly lowers your maximum Energy Shield to transform your equipped weapons into Swords formed from that energy. Casting the spell again removes the buff. Requires a Non-Bow weapon. This skill cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentEnergy Blades have 0.5% increased Critical Strike ChanceEnergy Blades grant 1% chance to ShockEnergy Blades grant 1% of Lightning Damage with Attacks Converted to Chaos DamageBuff grants 50% less Maximum Energy Shield
Energy Blades have minimum Lightning Damage equal to 2% of Energy Shield, plus (2-12)
Energy Blades have maximum Lightning Damage equal to 40% of Energy Shield, plus (40-235)
Two Handed Energy Blades have 50% more Lightning Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Energy Blade skill icon.pngEnergy Blade inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Drop level: 24
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemEnergyBlade

Energy Blade is a lightning spell that grants a buff which significantly lowers your maximum Energy Shield to transform your equipped weapons into Swords formed from that energy. Casting the spell again removes the buff. Requires a Non-Bow weapon.

Mechanics

  • Support Gems: Because Energy Blades is a buff, and does not inherently do damage, this skill cannot be supported by Support Gems that require Hits or dealing damage. Currently, the only synergistic Support Gems include Empower SupportEmpower SupportExceptional, Support
    Icon: +
    Level: (1-3)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will raise the level of supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousThis Gem gains 5% increased Experience3% reduced Strength Requirement+(0-2) to Level of Supported Active Skill GemsThis 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.
    and Enhance SupportEnhance SupportExceptional, Support
    Icon: +
    Level: (1-3)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will raise the quality of supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousThis Gem gains 5% increased Experience3% reduced Dexterity Requirement+(0-16)% to Quality of Supported Active Skill GemsThis 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.
    (or their Awakened variations). Faster Casting SupportFaster Casting SupportSupport, Spell
    Icon: f
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 110%
    Requires Level 18Supports non-instant spell skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Cast SpeedSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Cooldown Recovery RateIgnites from Supported Skills deal Damage 0.5% fasterSupported Skills have (20-39)% increased Cast SpeedThis 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.
    , Enlighten SupportEnlighten SupportExceptional, Support
    Icon: +
    Level: (1-3)
    Cost & Reservation Multiplier: (100-92)%
    Supports any skill gem. Once this gem reaches level 2 or above, will apply a cost & reservation multiplier to supported gems. Cannot support skills that don't come from gems.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2AnomalousThis Gem gains 5% increased Experience3% reduced Intelligence RequirementThis 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.
    , and Second Wind SupportSecond Wind SupportSupport
    Icon: 8
    Level: (1-20)
    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 Rate
    Regenerate 0.05% of Life over 1 second when you use Supported Skills
    Supported Non-Instant Skills have +1 Cooldown Use
    Supported Skills have (24-5)% reduced Cooldown Recovery Rate
    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 Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
    can also be used; however, they serve no real purpose other than when first casting the skill.
  • Modifiers to the Level or Quality of the Gem from weapons will automatically be negated when Energy Blade is activated, as the weapon becomes replaced.

Energy Blades stats

  • Energy Blades have (minimum/maximum) Lightning Damage equal to #% of Energy Shield: Using Energy Blades grants a buff that completely replaces your existing weapon(s), creating one handed Energy Blade(s)Energy BladeOne Handed Sword
    Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.70
    Weapon Range: 11
    or a two handed Energy BladeEnergy BladeTwo Hand Sword
    Critical Strike Chance: 7.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.60
    Weapon Range: 13
    based on your equipped weapon, at the cost of half your total Energy Shield. Note that the Lightning Damage granted is based on your current Maximum Energy Shield, which takes the Buff grants 50% less Maximum Energy Shield modifier into account, essentially giving you 50% of the Energy Shield you would have had with the buff off. Lightning Damage gained this way is added to the Energy Blades weapon as local weapon damage, and thus can be used with Battlemage.
  • By default, a one-handed Energy Blade has 7% base Critical Strike Chance, 1.7 Attacks per Second, and 11 Weapon Range. Dual-wielding while activating this buff will replace both weapons.
    • A two-handed Energy Blade has 7% base Critical Strike Chance, 1.6 Attacks per Second, and 13 Weapon Range; it also inherently has 50% more Local Lightning Damage which is already factored in the weapon damage range when activated.
  • Energy Blades have #% increased Critical Strike Chance: The Superior Quality for this skill increases the base Critical Strike Chance of the Energy Blades, functionally similar to the #% increased Critical Strike Chance found on weapons. This modifier is separate from generic #% increased Critical Strike Chance found on items and the passive tree.
  • Energy Blades grant #% of Lightning Damage with Attacks Converted to Chaos Damage: The Divergent Quality for this skill adds a modifier to the equipped Energy Blade that reads #% of Lightning Damage with Attack Skills Converted to Chaos Damage, up to 100%. This is primarily achieved via Crest of DesireCrest of Desire
    Fluted Bascinet
    Armour: (320-472)
    Evasion: (320-472)
    Requires Level 58, 64 Str, 64 DexHas 1 Socket
    +(5-8) to Level of Socketed Gems
    +(30-50)% to Quality of Socketed Gems
    Socketed Skills deal Double Damage
    (100-150)% increased Armour and Evasion
    Expand one single ambition to crystal clarity... and beyond.
    and Ashes of the StarsAshes of the Stars
    Onyx Amulet
    Requires Level 60+(10-16) to all Attributes(5-10)% increased Experience Gain of Gems
    (10-20)% increased Reservation Efficiency of Skills
    +1 to Level of all Skill Gems
    +(20-30)% to Quality of all Skill Gems
    A single facet contains the wisdom
    of countless disintegrated worlds.
    . Note that this modifier also applies to non-Weapon attacks; damage with Shields converted to Lightning Damage will also be converted to Chaos Damage. The weapon itself still has a base of Lightning Damage, and the conversion does not interact with Battlemage.
    • The Anomalous and Divergent qualities provided global modifiers (not local), causing the effect to be doubled while dual-wielding Energy Blades. This means you can have 100% chance to Shock or fully convert your Energy Blades to Chaos Damage with only 50% quality on the gem.
  • Helmet enchantments apply as enchantments on the equipped Energy Blades and are local mods; the Penetration enchantment on the weapon instead reads Attacks with this Weapon Penetrate #% Lightning Resistance.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceES CostMin Lightning
Damage
Max Lightning
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
1245813624000
22764162246118383118383
33071188353175816294199
43377218360254061548260
53683247468359090907350
639902754774985081405858
742962995876820572087915
8451023235989217773009692
948109360611017278794737571
1050113378611811388775876448
1152117398712713682337244681
1254121421713616383388883019
13561254448146195664810839667
14581304788157365518414494851
15601344889168301732717512178
16621385109180779391425306092
1764142529101931520603140512123
1866146610112062618558266697705
19681516181222062755923129453628
207015562412235211877683341331311
217215970213250N/AN/A
2274N/A78414267N/AN/A
2376N/A87115284N/AN/A
2478N/A96216303N/AN/A
2580N/A105717322N/AN/A
2682N/A115618343N/AN/A
2784N/A125619365N/AN/A
2886N/A136120387N/AN/A
2988N/A146822412N/AN/A
3090N/A157423437N/AN/A
3191N/A162124450N/AN/A
3292N/A166624464N/AN/A
3393N/A171225478N/AN/A
3494N/A175626492N/AN/A
3595N/A180027507N/AN/A
3696N/A184127522N/AN/A
3797N/A188428538N/AN/A
3898N/A192129554N/AN/A
3999N/A196030570N/AN/A
40100N/A199431587N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Energy Blade can drop anywhere.

Recipes

Energy Blade can be created from the following recipes:

AmountPartDescriptionMeta
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
Corrupted
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
8Dying AnguishDying Anguish8Level 19 Gem
Alternate 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 qualityA
8The HookThe Hook8Level 21 Gem
Alternate Quality: +23%
Corrupted
Every obsession began with a single, innocent taste.
Random corrupted level 21 gem with 23% alternative qualityA
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
Quality GemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Shift click to unstack.
Random gem with 1–20% qualityA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Lost in Love
Act 3
Clarissa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Energy Blades.

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 Energy Blade Attack Speed 166Merciless LabyrinthEnergy Blades have 10% increased Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Energy Blade Attack Speed 275Eternal LabyrinthEnergy Blades have 15% increased Attack Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Energy Blade Lightning Penetration 166Merciless LabyrinthAttacks with Energy Blades Penetrate 8% Lightning Resistancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Energy Blade Lightning Penetration 275Eternal LabyrinthAttacks with Energy Blades Penetrate 12% Lightning Resistancehelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.16.0
  • Energy Blade has been added to the game.
  • Fixed a bug with Energy Blade where it could delete the player's weapon if they logged out in town after activating it.

References