Vaal Earthquake
Level: (120)
Souls Per Use: 30
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 9 sec
Attack Speed: 75% of base
Attack Damage: (70106)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (70106)%Requires Level 28Smashes the ground, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. After using this skill, your steps will deal damage around you, cracking the earth if the previous cracks have erupted. This effect ends after a secondary duration, or after a maximum number of aftershocks. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.Base duration is 1.00 seconds
Base secondary duration is 12.00 seconds
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
Aftershock deals (350407)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Ongoing effect ends after 9 Aftershocks
Additional Effects From 120% Quality:
Aftershock deals +(1.530)% more Damage with Hits and AilmentsCorruptedPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Drop restricted
Drop level: 28
Vaal Earthquake can drop from the Vaal Vessels found in Vaal side areas.Vendor Offer
1x Scroll FragmentMetadata
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalEarthquake
Vaal Earthquake is a Vaal skill gem. The character strikes the ground, creating an aftershock that erupts to deal more damage in a bigger area. Only one aftershock can be active at a time. The user will also release a limited number of aftershocks while moving.
Skill functions and interactions
Gem level progression
Level  Damage Effectiveness  Attack Damage  More Damage  Exp.  Total Exp.  

1  28  67  70%  70%  350%  0  0 
2  31  73  72%  71.9%  353%  199345  199345 
3  34  79  74%  73.8%  356%  285815  485160 
4  37  85  76%  75.7%  359%  401344  886504 
5  40  92  78%  77.6%  362%  554379  1440883 
6  42  96  79%  79.5%  365%  477437  1918320 
7  44  100  81%  81.4%  368%  583786  2502106 
8  46  104  83%  83.3%  371%  710359  3212465 
9  48  109  85%  85.2%  374%  1355511  4567976 
10  50  113  87%  87.1%  377%  1138877  5706853 
11  52  117  89%  88.9%  380%  1368233  7075086 
12  54  121  91%  90.8%  383%  1638338  8713424 
13  56  125  93%  92.7%  386%  1956648  10670072 
14  58  130  95%  94.6%  389%  3655184  14325256 
15  60  134  97%  96.5%  392%  3017327  17342583 
16  62  138  98%  98.4%  395%  7759995  25102578 
17  64  142  100%  100.3%  398%  15138193  40240771 
18  66  146  102%  102.2%  401%  26083825  66324596 
19  68  151  104%  104.1%  404%  62620247  128944843 
20  70  155  106%  106%  407%  211708088  340652931 
21  72  159  108%  107.9%  410%  N/A  N/A 
22  74  N/A  110%  109.8%  413%  N/A  N/A 
23  76  N/A  112%  111.7%  416%  N/A  N/A 
24  78  N/A  114%  113.6%  419%  N/A  N/A 
25  80  N/A  115%  115.5%  422%  N/A  N/A 
26  82  N/A  117%  117.4%  425%  N/A  N/A 
27  84  N/A  119%  119.3%  428%  N/A  N/A 
28  86  N/A  121%  121.2%  431%  N/A  N/A 
29  88  N/A  123%  123.1%  434%  N/A  N/A 
30  90  N/A  125%  124.9%  437%  N/A  N/A 
31  91  N/A  126%  125.9%  437%  N/A  N/A 
32  92  N/A  127%  126.8%  440%  N/A  N/A 
33  93  N/A  128%  127.8%  440%  N/A  N/A 
34  94  N/A  129%  128.7%  443%  N/A  N/A 
35  95  N/A  130%  129.7%  443%  N/A  N/A 
36  96  N/A  131%  130.6%  446%  N/A  N/A 
37  97  N/A  132%  131.6%  446%  N/A  N/A 
38  98  N/A  133%  132.5%  449%  N/A  N/A 
39  99  N/A  133%  133.5%  449%  N/A  N/A 
40  100  N/A  134%  134.4%  452%  N/A  N/A 
Gem quality
Type  Additional Effects per 120% Quality  Weight 

Superior  Aftershock deals +(1.530)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments  1 
Item acquisition
Vaal Earthquake has restrictions on where or how it can drop. Vaal Earthquake can drop from the Vaal Vessels found in Vaal side areas.
Recipes
Vaal Earthquake can be created from the following recipes:
Amount  Part  Description  Meta 

9  Volatile PowerVolatile Power9Vaal Gem Quality: +20% CorruptedUnlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.  Random corrupted Vaal gem with 20% quality  A 
1  The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.  Random divination card set exchange  A 
Threshold jewels
The following threshold jewels augment Vaal Earthquake:
Note that the jewels may be drop disabled and only be found in the permanent leagues as legacy items.
Item  Limit  Radius  Stats  Drop Enabled 

Related helmet enchantments
The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Earthquake.
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.
Name  Labyrinth  Stats  Spawn Weighting  

Enchantment Earthquake Damage 1  66  Merciless Labyrinth  25% increased Earthquake Damage  helmet 100 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage 2  75  Eternal Labyrinth  40% increased Earthquake Damage  helmet 100 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 1  66  Merciless Labyrinth  Earthquake deals 5% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration  helmet 100 
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 2  75  Eternal Labyrinth  Earthquake deals 8% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Duration  helmet 100 
Enchantment Earthquake Duration 1  66  Merciless Labyrinth  20% reduced Earthquake Duration  helmet 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Duration 2  75  Eternal Labyrinth  30% reduced Earthquake Duration  helmet 0 
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 1  66  Merciless Labyrinth  16% increased Earthquake Area of Effect  helmet 100 
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 2  75  Eternal Labyrinth  24% increased Earthquake Area of Effect  helmet 100 
Alternate skill effects
Vaal Earthquake has the following alternate skill effects:
Item  Effect(s) 

Crystal Earthquake EffectCrystal Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a crystal effect. 
Demonic Earthquake EffectDemonic Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a Demonic Effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a Demonic Effect. 
Gore Earthquake EffectGore Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a gory effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a gory effect. 
Harmonious Earthquake EffectHarmonious Earthquake EffectSkill Gem EffectYour Earthquake becomes a Harmonious Effect.  Your Earthquake becomes a Harmonious Effect. 
Version history
Version  Changes 

3.23.0 

3.15.0 

3.14.0 

3.11.0 

3.7.0 

3.4.0 

3.3.0 
