Vaal Blade Vortex

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Blade VortexBlade Vortex of the ScytheVaal Blade Vortex
Vaal Blade VortexCritical, Spell, AoE, Duration, Vaal, Physical
Level: (1-20)
Souls Per Use: 30
Can Store 2 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 6 sec
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 60%
Requires Level 12Creates an independently-moving vortex of ethereal blades which lasts for a duration. The vortex moves toward nearby enemies, repeatedly damaging enemies that it passes through.Deals (11-276) to (17-413) Physical Damage
Base duration is 5.00 seconds
Hits Enemies every 0.20 Seconds
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
+(0.8-1.2) metres to radius
100% increased Critical Strike Chance
Has 10 blades

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
+(0.25-5)% increased Hit Rate for each blade
CorruptedPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Acquisition
Drop restricted
Drop level: 12
Vaal Blade Vortex can drop from the Vaal Vessels found in Vaal side areas.
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Metadata
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalBladeVortex

Vaal Blade Vortex is a Vaal skill gem that creates a vortex of blades that rapidly deal physical damage. The vortex will home in on enemies while it lasts.

Skill functions and interactions

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityPhysical
Damage
RadiusExp.Total Exp.
1123311 to 17+0.8m00
2153914 to 21+0.8m1524915249
3194819 to 28+0.8m4151756766
4235624 to 36+0.8m81983138749
5276431 to 47+0.9m147968286717
6317339 to 59+0.9m250557537274
7358149 to 74+0.9m405086942360
8388858 to 87+0.9m4477181390078
9419468 to 102+1m6153182005396
104410079 to 119+1m8346392840035
114710692 to 138+1m15707604410795
1250113107 to 161+1m16339876044782
1353119124 to 186+1.1m21510308195812
1456125144 to 215+1.1m281218911008001
1559132166 to 248+1.1m509936016107361
1662138191 to 286+1.1m940073125508092
1764142209 to 314+1.2m1527336640781458
1866146230 to 344+1.2m2628658267068040
1968151252 to 377+1.2m62890590129958630
2070155276 to 413+1.2m212046017342004647
2172159302 to 452+1.3mN/AN/A
2274N/A330 to 495+1.3mN/AN/A
2376N/A361 to 541+1.3mN/AN/A
2478N/A394 to 591+1.3mN/AN/A
2580N/A430 to 645+1.4mN/AN/A
2682N/A470 to 704+1.4mN/AN/A
2784N/A512 to 768+1.4mN/AN/A
2886N/A559 to 838+1.4mN/AN/A
2988N/A609 to 913+1.5mN/AN/A
3090N/A663 to 995+1.5mN/AN/A
3191N/A692 to 1039+1.5mN/AN/A
3292N/A723 to 1084+1.5mN/AN/A
3393N/A754 to 1131+1.5mN/AN/A
3494N/A787 to 1180+1.5mN/AN/A
3595N/A821 to 1231+1.5mN/AN/A
3696N/A856 to 1284+1.6mN/AN/A
3797N/A893 to 1339+1.6mN/AN/A
3898N/A931 to 1397+1.6mN/AN/A
3999N/A971 to 1457+1.6mN/AN/A
40100N/A1013 to 1519+1.6mN/AN/A

Item acquisition

Vaal Blade Vortex has restrictions on where or how it can drop. Vaal Blade Vortex can drop from the Vaal Vessels found in Vaal side areas.

Recipes

Vaal Blade Vortex can be created from the following recipes:

AmountPartDescriptionMeta
9Volatile PowerVolatile Power9Vaal Gem
Quality: +20%
Corrupted
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
Random corrupted Vaal gem with 20% qualityA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Blade Vortex.

Note that helmet enchantments are no longer obtainable since version 3.23.0 and can only be obtained in permanent leagues as already enchanted items from before this patch.

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 Blade Vortex Crit Multi Per Blade 166Merciless LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +2% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Crit Multi Per Blade 275Eternal LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +3% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 166Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 275Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 166Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 275Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 166Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet 75
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 275Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet 75

Alternate skill effects

Vaal Blade Vortex has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemDescription
Demonic Blade VortexDemonic Blade VortexSkill Gem EffectYour Blade Vortex becomes a black and red demonic vortex.Your Blade Vortex becomes a black and red demonic vortex.
Illusionist Blade Vortex EffectIllusionist Blade Vortex EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Blade Vortex becomes an Illusionist Effect.Your Blade Vortex becomes an Illusionist Effect.
Sawblade Blade VortexSawblade Blade VortexSkill Gem EffectYour Blade Vortex becomes a Sawblade Effect.Your Blade Vortex becomes a Sawblade Effect.
Transcendence Blade Vortex EffectTranscendence Blade Vortex EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Blade Vortex becomes a Transcendence Effect.Your Blade Vortex becomes a Transcendence Effect.

Version history

Version Changes
3.23.0
  • Quality now provides +0-5% increased Hit Rate for each blade, instead of 0-10% increased Area of Effect.
3.14.0
  • Now deals 11 to 17 Physical Damage at gem level 1 (previously 14 to 20), and 276 to 413 Physical Damage at gem level 20 (previously 331 to 496).
  • Now has added damage effectiveness of 60% (previously 75%).
  • Now hits enemies every 0.2 seconds (previously 0.13).
  • Now has a base duration of 5 seconds (previously 3).
  • Now stores up to 2 uses (previously 1).
  • Now has a Soul Gain Prevention duration of 6 seconds (previously 5).
  • Vaal Skill Gems can now only be obtained from a set of specific methods such as Corrupting Gems, Vaal Side Areas, Divination Cards (that specifically grant Vaal Skill Gems) and the Lapidary Lens in the Temple of Atzoatl.
3.6.0
  • Now deals 14 to 20 Physical damage at level 1 of the gem (from 20 to 30), up to 331 to 496 Physical damage at level 20 of the gem (from 369 to 554).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 75% (from 80%).
3.3.0c
  • Improved the AI of Vaal Blade Vortex.
3.3.0
  • Vaal Blade Vortex has been added to the game.

References

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