Explosive Concoction

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Explosive ConcoctionAttack, AoE, Fire, Cold, Lightning, Projectile
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (7-9) Mana
Attack Speed: 115% of base
Requires Level 28Throws an explosive bottle that deals unarmed attack damage in an area. Can consume charges from your Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz flasks to add further damage. Requires an empty main hand, and no off-hand weapon.(96-1003) to (145-1505) Added Fire Damage
Deals (29-301) to (43-451) Added Cold Damage if Charges were consumed from a Sapphire Flask
Deals (6-63) to (66-690) Added Lightning Damage if Charges were consumed from a Topaz Flask
+(60-98)% to Damage over Time Multiplier with Ignite if Charges were consumed from a Ruby Flask
Can consume Charges from Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz Flasks
Consumes 3 Charges from 1 Flask of each valid type, if possible
+6% to Critical Strike Chance

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Concoction skill icon.pngExplosive Concoction inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Drop level: 28
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemExplosiveConcoction

Explosive Concoction is an unarmed attack skill gem that throws an explosive bottle, dealing area damage. Charges can be consumed from RubyRuby FlaskLasts 8.00 Seconds
Consumes 20 of 50 Charges on use
+50% to Fire Resistance
20% less Fire Damage taken
Requires Level 18Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
, SapphireSapphire FlaskLasts 8.00 Seconds
Consumes 20 of 50 Charges on use
+50% to Cold Resistance
20% less Cold Damage taken
Requires Level 18Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
and TopazTopaz FlaskLasts 8.00 Seconds
Consumes 20 of 50 Charges on use
+50% to Lightning Resistance
20% less Lightning Damage taken
Requires Level 18Right click to drink. Can only hold charges while in belt. Refills as you kill monsters.
utility flasks' to add additional effects. This skill gem requires an empty main hand, and no off-hand weapon. Quiver and shield are not classified as weapons, but this skill cannot use quiver, due to version 3.16.0 update.[1]

Skill functions and interactions

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Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityMana
Cost
Fire
Damage
Cold
Damage
Lightning
Damage
Ignite DoT
Multiplier
Exp.Total Exp.
12867796–14529–436–6660%00
231737117–17535–527–8062%199345199345
334797140–21042–639–9664%285815485160
437858168–25250–7611–11666%401344886504
540928200–30160–9013–13868%5543791440883
642968225–33767–10114–15570%4774371918320
7441008252–37876–11316–17372%5837862502106
8461048282–42385–12718–19474%7103593212465
9481098315–47395–14220–21776%13555114567976
10501138352–528106–15822–24278%11388775706853
11521178392–588118–17625–27080%13682337075086
12541219437–655131–19727–30082%16383388713424
13561259486–729146–21930–33484%195664810670072
14581309540–810162–24334–37186%365518414325256
15601349600–900180–27038–41388%301732717342583
16621389666–999200–30042–45890%775999525102578
17641429739–1108222–33246–50892%1513819340240771
18661469819–1228246–36851–56394%2608382566324596
19681519906–1360272–40857–62396%62620247128944843
207015591003–1505301–45163–69098%211708088340652931
2172159101109–1664333–49969–763100%N/AN/A
2274N/A101226–1839368–55277–843102%N/AN/A
2376N/A101354–2032406–60985–931104%N/AN/A
2478N/A101495–2243449–67393–1028106%N/AN/A
2580N/A101650–2475495–743103–1134108%N/AN/A
2682N/A101820–2730546–819114–1251110%N/AN/A
2784N/A102006–3009602–903125–1379112%N/AN/A
2886N/A102211–3316663–995138–1520114%N/AN/A
2988N/A102435–3652730–1096152–1674116%N/AN/A
3090N/A102681–4021804–1206168–1843118%N/AN/A
3191N/A112812–4219844–1266176–1934119%N/AN/A
3292N/A112950–4425885–1328184–2028120%N/AN/A
3393N/A113095–4642928–1393193–2128121%N/AN/A
3494N/A113246–4868974–1461203–2231122%N/AN/A
3595N/A113404–51061021–1532213–2340123%N/AN/A
3696N/A113569–53541071–1606223–2454124%N/AN/A
3797N/A113742–56141123–1684234–2573125%N/AN/A
3898N/A123924–58851177–1766245–2697126%N/AN/A
3999N/A124113–61701234–1851257–2828127%N/AN/A
40100N/A124312–64681294–1940269–2964128%N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeStats (per 1% quality)Weight
Superior0.5% increased Area of Effect100
Anomalous1% increased Duration of Elemental Ailments on Enemies50
Divergent1.5% increased Critical Strike Chance50

Item acquisition
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Explosive Concoction can drop anywhere.

Recipes

Explosive Concoction can be created from the following recipes:

AmountPartDescriptionMeta
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

Quest reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Clarissa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth


Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Explosive Concoction.

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 Explosive Concoction Flask Charges 166Merciless LabyrinthExplosive Concoction uses 8% reduced Flask Chargeshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Explosive Concoction Flask Charges 275Eternal LabyrinthExplosive Concoction uses 12% reduced Flask Chargeshelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Explosive Concoction Damage 166Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Explosive Concoction Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Explosive Concoction Damage 275Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Explosive Concoction Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Explosive Concoction Area Of Effect 166Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Explosive Concoction Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Explosive Concoction Area Of Effect 275Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Explosive Concoction Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Explosive Concoction has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)

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Version history

Version Changes
3.17.0
  • Explosive Concoction now deals 25% Added Damage of all types at all gem levels.
  • Now has "+60% to Ignite Damage over Time Multiplier with Ignite if Charges were consumed from a Ruby Flask" at gem level 1 (previously +40%), up to +98% at gem level 20 (previously +78%).
3.16.0
  • An Explosive or Poisonous Flask will now be visually attached to your Character’s Belt when socketing the Explosive Concoction or Poisonous Concoction Skills in your equipped items.
  • Explosive Concoction now has 115% of base Attack Speed (previously 100%), and +6% to Critical Strike Chance (previously +5%).
  • Explosive Concoction no longer has “Deals 30-49% more Damage with Ignite if Charges were consumed from a Ruby Flask”. It now has “+40-78% to Damage over Time Multiplier with Ignite if Charges were consumed from a Ruby Flask”. Because of base Ignite damage changes, Ignite with the skill is now 155.0% higher if you had +50% to Fire Damage over Time Multiplier.
3.15.1
  • Fixed a bug where you were able to use Explosive Concoction with an off-hand Weapon and a disabled main-hand Weapon.
3.15.0
  • Added a new Dexterity Skill Gem - Explosive Concoction: Throws an explosive bottle that deals unarmed attack damage in an area. Can consume charges from your Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz flasks to add further damage. Requires an empty main hand.
  • Storm RainStorm RainAttack, AoE, Lightning, Projectile, Bow
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: (7-11) Mana
    Attack Damage: (46-58)% of base
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: (46-58)%
    Requires Level 28Fires an arrow into the air to land at a targeted location, dealing area damage. The arrow sticks in the ground where it lands, and periodically fires a beam of lightning to another arrow near it, dealing area damage between them.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent0.5% increased Area of EffectStorm Rain has 0.5% increased Beam frequency0.5% reduced Area of Effect50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
    Arrows fire Beams every (0.5-0.41) seconds
    Each Arrow can fire 4 Beams
    Maximum 100 Arrows in the ground
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    Storm Rain skill icon.png
    and Explosive Concoction are now offered to the Ranger for completing Sever the Right Hand quest icon.png Sever the Right Hand, and can be purchased from Clarissa by the Duelist, Shadow, and Scion.

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