Explosive Trap

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Explosive TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Fire, Physical
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (6-20) Mana
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Throws a trap that creates a large explosion when triggered, dealing spell damage in an area. A number of smaller explosions occur around this area in quick succession after the first.Deals (4-437) to (6-655) Physical Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
+(0-6) to radius
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
Causes (4-7) smaller explosions

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect3% increased Burning Damage2% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Explosive Trap skill icon.pngExplosive Trap inventory icon.png
Drop level: 5
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemShrapnelTrap

Explosive Trap skill screenshot.jpg

Explosive Trap is a spell that throws a trap that creates multiple explosions when triggered. It deals physical damage that's converted to fire damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired IntelligenceMana
# ExplosionsRadiusExp.Total Exp.
110064 to 64N/A00
220065 to 74N/A7070
340077 to 1041308378
47140810 to 154115541932
511190914 to 224166678599
61626181021 to 32522604734646
72031221128 to 43524972584371
82437251237 to 555295714180085
92842291348 to 7153169595349680
103247331461 to 9153283759633439
113652361476 to 114634539961087435
124058401595 to 143647031281790563
1344634416119 to 1786410612232851786
1448684816146 to 2206420658704917656
1552745117180 to 2706525071107424766
1656795518221 to 33175579893613223702
1760845918269 to 404751508391928307621
1864906219327 to 491762779273556100356
1967946519378 to 567764386973999970095
2070986820437 to 65576242081556342051651
21721007020480 to 72087N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A21527 to 79187N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A21579 to 86987N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A21635 to 95388N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A22697 to 104688N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A23764 to 114698N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A23837 to 125699N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A23917 to 137699N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A241004 to 150699N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A241099 to 1649910N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A251150 to 1724910N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A251202 to 18041010N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A251257 to 18861010N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A261315 to 19721010N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A271375 to 20621011N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A271437 to 21561011N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A271503 to 22541011N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A281571 to 23561011N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A281642 to 24621011N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A291716 to 25741011N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeStats (per 1% quality)Weight
Superior0.5% increased Area of Effect50
Anomalous3% increased Burning Damage100
Divergent2% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage20

Item acquisition

Explosive Trap can drop anywhere.


Explosive Trap can be created from the following recipes:

7Deathly DesignsDeathly DesignsDeathly Designs card art.png7Level 21 Trap Gem
Quality: +23%
"The Karui was correct; there is virtue in honouring my ancestors."
Random corrupted level 21 Trap gem with 23% qualityA
13The CataclysmThe CataclysmThe Cataclysm card art.png13Level 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 FoxThe Fox card art.png6Level 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 AnguishDying Anguish card art.png8Level 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 HookThe Hook card art.png8Level 21 Gem
Alternate Quality: +23%
Every obsession began with a single, innocent taste.
Random corrupted level 21 gem with 23% alternative qualityA
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise card art.png3Gem
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.
Shift click to unstack.
Random gem with 1–20% qualityA
1The VoidThe VoidThe Void card art.png1Reach 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 ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1

Vendor reward

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

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Enemy at the Gate
Act 1
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Explosive Trap.

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 Shrapnel Trap Damage 166Merciless LabyrinthExplosive Trap deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Damage 275Eternal LabyrinthExplosive Trap deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Radius 166Merciless LabyrinthExplosive Trap has 16% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Radius 275Eternal LabyrinthExplosive Trap has 24% increased Area of Effecthelmet 100
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Secondary Explosions 166Merciless LabyrinthExplosive Trap causes an additional smaller explosionhelmet 100
Enchantment Shrapnel Trap Secondary Explosions 275Eternal LabyrinthExplosive Trap causes 2 additional smaller explosionshelmet 100

Version history

Version Changes
  • Explosive Trap now deals 437 to 655 Physical Damage at gem level 20 (previously 309 to 464).
  • Now has 100% Effectiveness of Added Damage at all gem levels (previously 60%).
  • Modifiers to Explosive Trap's radius now also affect the spread of its explosions.
  • Now deals 4 to 6 Physical damage at gem level 1 (from 4 to 7) and 280 to 420 Physical damage at gem level 20 (from 303 to 455)
  • Now gains radius as the gem levels, up to +4 radius at gem level 20.
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 60% (from 50%).
  • Base damage increased by 40% at gem levels 4 and up. At gem levels 1 to 4, the damage has been increased, slightly more at each level up to level 4.
  • Explosive Trap has been added to the game.


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