Lightning Tendrils

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Lightning TendrilsSpell, AoE, Lightning, Channelling
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (1-5) Mana
Cast Time: 0.23 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Radius: 22
While you channel this skill, it releases pulses of electrical energy, dealing lightning damage in a semicircular area in front of you.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Lightning Damage0.5% increased Area of Effect0.5% increased Cast SpeedDeals 0.75% less Damage
Stronger Pulses deal 12.5% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Deals (1-55) to (4-1052) Lightning Damage
Stronger Pulses deal 200% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Releases a Stronger Pulse every 4 Pulses
+(0-7) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Lightning Tendrils skill icon.pngLightning Tendrils inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Drop level: 5
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemLightningTendrils

Lightning Tendrils skill screenshot.jpg


Lightning Tendrils is a channeling spell that releases surges of lightning damage in quick succession in an arc in front of you, with every fourth surge dealing more damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Area of Effect: Lightning Tendrils deals Area Damage in a semicircular arc with a base radius of 24 units. Modifiers such as increased Area of Effect will affect the radius of the cone but not the angle.

Trigger Gems: Similarly to IncinerateIncinerateSpell, Fire, Channelling, AoE
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (2-4) Mana
Cast Time: 0.20 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 50%
Requires Level 12Continuously launches a torrent of fire from your hand, repeatedly damaging enemies. As you channel this spell longer, the flames spread wider close to you and spread longer directly in front of you. When you stop channelling you release a wave of fire damage over a wide and long area that will apply a powerful Ignite.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent1% increased Fire Damage0.5% increased Area of Effect0.2% more Damage with Hits and Ailments for each stage
Final wave deals -10% more Damage with Hits
Final wave deals -10% more Damage with Ignite
Deals (3-207) to (5-311) Fire Damage
8 maximum stages
Final wave deals 250% more Damage with Ignite
Final wave deals 500% more Damage with Hits
25% more Damage with Hits and Ailments for each stage
+(4-5) to radius per stage, up to +(15-19)
100% increased angle per stage, up to 300%
Final wave always Ignites
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Incinerate skill icon.png
, FlameblastFlameblastSpell, AoE, Fire, Channelling
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (4-7) Mana
Cast Time: 0.20 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 90%
Requires Level 28Channels to build up a large explosion, which is released when you stop using the skill. The longer you channel, the larger the area of effect and damage of the explosion, up to 10 stages.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Damage2% of Fire Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
1% chance to Poison on Hit
0.1 maximum Stages
1% less Cast Speed
+0.5 to radius
0.5% less Area of Effect per Stage
Deals (31-405) to (46-608) Fire Damage
165% more Spell Damage for each stage
60% more Damage with Ailments for each stage
50% chance to Ignite enemies
+3 to Radius for each Stage
10 maximum Stages
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
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and other channelled skills, Lightning Tendrils cannot be supported by trigger gems like Cast when Damage Taken SupportCast when Damage Taken SupportSupport, Spell, Trigger
Icon: !
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 250%
Cooldown Time: 0.25 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Requires Level 38Each supported spell skill will track damage you take, and be triggered when the total damage taken reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageSupported Skills have 1% increased Skill Effect DurationSupported Skills require 1% reduced amount of Damage taken to TriggerTrigger Supported Spells when you take a total of (528-3272) Damage
Supported Skills deal (-70-6)% more Damage
This Gem can only Support Skill Gems requiring Level (38-70) or lower
You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
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.
or Cast On Critical Strike SupportCast On Critical Strike SupportCritical, Support, Spell, Trigger
Icon: &
Level: (1-20)
Requires Level 38Must support both an attack skill and a spell skill to work. The attack skill will trigger a spell when it critically strikes an enemy. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.Supported Attacks will Trigger a Supported Spell when you Crit an Enemy
Supported Skills deal (19-10)% less Spell Damage
You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
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.
. It also cannot be supported by Blastchain Mine SupportBlastchain Mine SupportSupport, Mine
Icon: Y
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 50%
Requires Level 8Supports spells, or attacks that use bows or wands. Instead of using that skill, you will throw a mine that will use the skill for you when you detonate it. Mines cannot use channelling skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Mine Throwing SpeedSupported Skills have 2% increased Reservation EfficiencyMines from Supported Skills have 1% increased Detonation SpeedMine lasts 5 seconds
Supported Skills deal (59-53)% less Damage
Supported Skills deal 5% more Damage for each prior Mine in Detonation Sequence
Supported Skills have a Base Mine Detonation Time of 0.25 seconds
Supported Attack Skills cannot be used with Melee Weapons
Supported Skills gain a Base Reservation equal to Base Mana and Life Cost
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.
or Trap SupportTrap SupportSupport, Trap
Icon: T
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 120%
Requires Level 8Supports spells, or attacks that use bows or wands. Instead of using that skill, you will throw a trap that will use the skill for you when an enemy walks near it. Traps cannot use channelling skills.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3DivergentSupported Skills have 0.5% increased Trap Throwing SpeedSupported Skills deal 0.5% increased DamageSupported Skills have 1% increased Trap Trigger Area of EffectTrap lasts 4 seconds
Supported Skills deal (20-6)% less Trap Damage
Supported Attack Skills cannot be used with Melee Weapons
Supported Skills have (0-19)% increased Trap Throwing 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 Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
. The only trigger gems which will interact with it is Cast while Channelling SupportCast while Channelling SupportSupport, Channelling, Spell, Trigger
Icon: W
Level: (1-20)
Requires Level 38Must support both a channelling skill and a non-channelling spell skill to work. The channelling skill will trigger a spell periodically while channelling. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.Trigger a Supported Spell every (0.45-0.35) seconds while Channelling Supported Skills
Supported Triggered Spells deal 30% less Damage
You cannot Cast Supported Triggerable Spells directly
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.
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Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired IntelligenceMana
Cost
Lightning
Damage
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
11011 to 4N/A00
22011 to 5N/A7070
341611 to 7N/A308378
472211 to 10+115541932
5113121 to 14+166678599
6164121 to 23+22604734646
7205022 to 32+24972584371
8245822 to 45+295714180085
9286723 to 61+3169595349680
10327534 to 83+3283759633439
11368336 to 111+44539961087435
12409238 to 147+47031281790563
1344100310 to 194+410612232851786
1448109313 to 254+520658704917656
1552117417 to 332+525071107424766
1656125423 to 432+6579893613223702
1760134429 to 559+61508391928307621
1864142438 to 721+62779273556100356
1967148446 to 872+74386973999970095
2070155555 to 1052+7242081556342051651
2172159563 to 1191+8N/AN/A
2274N/A571 to 1348+8N/AN/A
2376N/A580 to 1525+8N/AN/A
2478N/A591 to 1724+9N/AN/A
2580N/A5103 to 1948+9N/AN/A
2682N/A5116 to 2200+10N/AN/A
2784N/A5131 to 2484+10N/AN/A
2886N/A5148 to 2803+10N/AN/A
2988N/A5166 to 3161+11N/AN/A
3090N/A6188 to 3564+11N/AN/A
3191N/A6199 to 3784+11N/AN/A
3292N/A6211 to 4016+12N/AN/A
3393N/A6224 to 4263+12N/AN/A
3494N/A6238 to 4525+12N/AN/A
3595N/A6253 to 4802+12N/AN/A
3696N/A6268 to 5095+12N/AN/A
3797N/A6285 to 5406+13N/AN/A
3898N/A6302 to 5736+13N/AN/A
3999N/A6320 to 6085+13N/AN/A
40100N/A6340 to 6454+13N/AN/A

Item acquisition
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Lightning Tendrils can drop anywhere.

Recipes

Lightning Tendrils 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

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
Nessa
A Fixture of Fate
Act 3
Siosa
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Lightning Tendrils.

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 Lightning Tendrils Critical Strike Chance 166Merciless Labyrinth40% increased Lightning Tendrils Critical Strike Chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Lightning Tendrils Critical Strike Chance 275Eternal Labyrinth60% increased Lightning Tendrils Critical Strike Chancehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Lightning Tendrils Damage 166Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Lightning Tendrils Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Lightning Tendrils Damage 275Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Lightning Tendrils Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Lightning Tendrils Area Of Effect 166Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Lightning Tendrils Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Lightning Tendrils Area Of Effect 275Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Lightning Tendrils Area of Effecthelmet 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
3.17.0
  • Lightning Tendrils now deals 1 to 4 Lightning Damage at gem level 1 (unchanged), up to 55 to 1052 at gem level 20 (previously 37 to 703). Stronger Pulses now deal 200% more Damage with Hits and Ailments (previously 100%).
  • Now has 100% Effectiveness of Added Damage at all gem levels (previously 65%).
  • Phantasmal Lightning Tendrils: Quality now provides "Deals 0-15% less Damage" (previously 0-40%), and "Stronger Pulses deal 0-250% more Damage with Hits and Ailments" (previously 0-200%).
3.15.0
  • Stronger Pulses now deal 100% more Damage with Hits and Ailments (previously 50%).
3.9.0
  • Lightning Tendrils has received visual improvements.
3.6.0
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 1 (was 2).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 5 (was 7).
  • Now deals 1 to 4 Lightning damage at gem level 1 (from 1 to 3) and 37 to 703 Lightning damage at gem level 20 (from 29 to 552).
  • Now has a base radius of 24 (from 22) and gains up to +7 radius by gem level 20 (from +6).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 65% (from 35%).
3.1.0
  • Lightning Tendrils has been reworked. It is now a channelled skill, and deals more damage on every 4th pulse. It has also received a visual overhaul. The new version hits slightly less frequently than previously, but has higher sustained damage overall.
2.6.0
  • Lightning Tendrils gains 1 additional unit of radius every 3 levels.
  • No longer gain increased area of effect radius.
2.1.0
  • Damage has been increased by around 20% at all levels.
2.0.0
  • Damage reduced by 25% and area of effect reduced by 18% (from 26 to 22).
  • Critical Strike Chance increased from 5% to 6%.
1.2.4
  • Lightning Tendrils has been added to the game


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