Vaal Blade Vortex

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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 seconds
Hits Enemies every 0.2 Seconds
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
+(8-12) to radius
100% increased Critical Strike Chance
Has 10 blades

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
CorruptedPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Blade Vortex skill icon.pngVaal Blade Vortex inventory icon.png
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

For the non-Vaal counterpart, see Blade Vortex.

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+800
2153914 to 21+81524915249
3194819 to 28+84151756766
4235624 to 36+881983138749
5276431 to 47+9147968286717
6317339 to 59+9250557537274
7358149 to 74+9405086942360
8388858 to 87+94477181390078
9419468 to 102+106153182005396
104410079 to 119+108346392840035
114710692 to 138+1015707604410795
1250113107 to 161+1016339876044782
1353119124 to 186+1121510308195812
1456125144 to 215+11281218911008001
1559132166 to 248+11509936016107361
1662138191 to 286+11940073125508092
1764142209 to 314+121527336640781458
1866146230 to 344+122628658267068040
1968151252 to 377+1262890590129958630
2070155276 to 413+12212046017342004647
2172159302 to 452+13N/AN/A
2274N/A330 to 495+13N/AN/A
2376N/A361 to 541+13N/AN/A
2478N/A394 to 591+13N/AN/A
2580N/A430 to 645+14N/AN/A
2682N/A470 to 704+14N/AN/A
2784N/A512 to 768+14N/AN/A
2886N/A559 to 838+14N/AN/A
2988N/A609 to 913+15N/AN/A
3090N/A663 to 995+15N/AN/A
3191N/A692 to 1039+15N/AN/A
3292N/A723 to 1084+15N/AN/A
3393N/A754 to 1131+15N/AN/A
3494N/A787 to 1180+15N/AN/A
3595N/A821 to 1231+15N/AN/A
3696N/A856 to 1284+16N/AN/A
3797N/A893 to 1339+16N/AN/A
3898N/A931 to 1397+16N/AN/A
3999N/A971 to 1457+16N/AN/A
40100N/A1013 to 1519+16N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeStats (per 1% quality)Weight
Superior0.5% increased Area of Effect50

Item acquisition
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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 PowerVolatile Power card art.png9Vaal 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 VoidThe Void card art.png1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Threshold jewels

The following threshold jewels augment Vaal Blade Vortex:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Blade Vortex.

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
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Crit Multi Per Blade 275Eternal LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +3% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 166Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 275Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 166Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 275Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 166Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 275Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet 75
default 0

Alternate skill effects

Vaal Blade Vortex has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(s)
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
3.14.0
  • 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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