Pyroclast Mine

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Pyroclast MineMine, Spell, Projectile, Fire, AoE, Aura, Nova
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (4-6) Mana
Reservation: (4-6) Mana
Cast Time: 0.18 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
Radius: 30
Requires Level 28Throws a mine that deals damage in an area when detonated, then launches fiery projectiles that rain down around it, each dealing damage in a smaller area.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent4Phantasmal1% increased Area of Effect5% increased Burning Damage
1% chance to Ignite enemies
1% increased effect of Aura2% increased Damage if firing at least 7 Projectiles
Deals (26-240) to (39-361) Fire Damage
Mine lasts 5 seconds
Base Mine Detonation Time is 0.35 seconds
Each Mine Adds (1-12) to (2-18) Fire Damage to Hits against Enemies near it, up
to a maximum of (64-601) to (96-901)
Fires 2 additional Projectiles
Fires an additional Projectile for every 4 prior Mines in Detonation Sequence
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Pyroclast Mine skill icon.pngPyroclast Mine inventory icon.png
Drop level: 28
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemFireNovaMine

Pyroclast Mine throws a mine that when detonated fires multiple mortar projectiles that deal fire damage where they land, launching more projectiles with more consecutive mines detonated. The mines have an aura which grants added fire damage with hits against enemies in the aura.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired IntelligenceMana
Fire Damage
per Mine
Fire Damage
max stack
Exp.Total Exp.
12829424426 to 391 to 264 to 9600
23132464431 to 462 to 277 to 116199345199345
33435504437 to 552 to 392 to 138285815485160
43737544444 to 662 to 3109 to 164401344886504
54040584452 to 783 to 4129 to 1945543791440883
64242604458 to 873 to 4145 to 2174774371918320
74444635564 to 973 to 5161 to 2425837862502106
84646665572 to 1084 to 5179 to 2697103593212465
94848685580 to 1204 to 6199 to 29913555114567976
105049715589 to 1334 to 7222 to 33211388775706853
115251745598 to 1475 to 7246 to 36913682337075086
1254537655109 to 1635 to 8272 to 40916383388713424
1356557955121 to 1816 to 9302 to 452195664810670072
1458578255133 to 2007 to 10334 to 500365518414325256
1560598455147 to 2217 to 11369 to 553301732717342583
1662608755163 to 2448 to 12407 to 611775999525102578
1764629066180 to 2709 to 13449 to 6741513819340240771
1866649266198 to 29710 to 15495 to 7432608382566324596
1968669566218 to 32711 to 16546 to 81962620247128944843
2070689866240 to 36112 to 18601 to 901211708088340652931
21727010066265 to 39713 to 20661 to 992N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A66291 to 43615 to 22727 to 1091N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A66320 to 48016 to 24799 to 1199N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A66351 to 52718 to 26878 to 1317N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A66386 to 57919 to 29964 to 1446N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A66423 to 63521 to 321058 to 1587N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A66464 to 69623 to 351161 to 1741N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A77509 to 76425 to 381273 to 1909N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A77558 to 83728 to 421395 to 2092N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A77611 to 91731 to 461528 to 2292N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A77639 to 95932 to 481599 to 2398N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A77669 to 100433 to 501673 to 2509N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A77700 to 105035 to 531750 to 2625N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A77732 to 109937 to 551831 to 2747N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A77766 to 114938 to 571916 to 2873N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A77801 to 120240 to 602004 to 3005N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A77838 to 125742 to 632096 to 3143N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A77877 to 131544 to 662192 to 3287N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A77917 to 137546 to 692292 to 3438N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A77959 to 143848 to 722396 to 3594N/AN/A

Item acquisition

Pyroclast Mine can drop anywhere.


Pyroclast Mine can be created from the following recipes:

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
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 superior gemA
7The Wilted RoseThe Wilted Rose7Level 21 Aura Gem
Though the path to divinity is fraught with peril, hope may bloom from within.
Random corrupted level 21 Aura 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
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
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 superior gem with 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
Sever the Right Hand
Act 3
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Pyroclast Mine.

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.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 166Pyroclast Mine deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 275Pyroclast Mine deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 175Pyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectilehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 166Pyroclast Mine has 10% increased Throwing Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 275Pyroclast Mine has 15% increased Throwing Speedhelmet 100
default 0

Legacy enchantments

The following enchantments can only be found on legacy items in permanent leagues:

Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine has 10% increased Throwing Speed
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine has 15% increased Throwing Speed
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine deals 25% increased Damage
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine deals 40% increased Damage
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectile
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires 2 additional Projectiles
EnchantmentMortarBarrageMineNumProjectiles1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectile

Alternate skill effects

Pyroclast Mine has the following alternate skill effects:

Stygian Pyroclast Mine EffectStygian Pyroclast Mine EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Pyroclast Mine becomes a Stygian Effect.Your Pyroclast Mine becomes a Stygian Effect.
Void Emperor Pyroclast Mine EffectVoid Emperor Pyroclast Mine EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Pyroclast Mine becomes a Void Emperor Effect.Your Pyroclast Mine becomes a Void Emperor Effect.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now fires an additional projectile for every 4 prior mines in detonation sequence (previously fired an additional projectile per 2 mine detonations).
  • Now has a base cast time of 0.18 seconds (from 0.25).
  • You can no longer obtain the +2 projectiles to Pyroclast Mine helmet enchantment. The +1 variant now exclusively comes from the Eternal Labyrinth.
  • Fire Nova Mine (now named Pyroclast Mine)
  • Has been completely reworked, and is now a blue gem with minimum level 28.
  • Deals 26 to 39 Fire Damage at gem level 1, up to 240 to 361 at gem level 20.
  • Base mine detonation time is 0.35 seconds.
  • Fire 2 additional projectiles at all gem levels.
  • Fires an additional projectile for every 2 prior Mines in Detonation Sequence.
  • Each mine applies 1 to 2 fire damage to hits against enemies near it, up to a maximum of 64 to 96 at gem level 1.
  • By gem level 20, each mine applies 12 to 18 fire damage, up to a maximum of 601 to 901.
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 7 (was 12).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 36).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 40% (from 30%).
  • Base damage increased by 25% at all gem levels.
  • Damage effectiveness increased from 20% to 30%.
  • Introduced to the game.

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