Vaal Earthquake

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Vaal EarthquakeAttack, AoE, Duration, Vaal, Slam, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Souls Per Use: 30
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Soul Gain Prevention: 9 sec
Attack Speed: 75% of base
Attack Damage: (70-106)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (70-106)%
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 seconds
Base secondary duration is 12 seconds
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
Aftershock deals (350-407)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Ongoing effect ends after 9 Aftershocks

Additional Effects per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
CorruptedPlace into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Vaal Earthquake skill icon.pngVaal Earthquake inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Drop restricted
Drop level: 28
Vaal Earthquake 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/SkillGemVaalEarthquake

For the non-Vaal counterpart, see Earthquake.

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

LevelRequired LevelRequired StrengthDamage
Effectiveness
Attack
Damage
More
Damage
Exp.Total Exp.
1286770%70%350%00
2317372%71.9%353%199345199345
3347974%73.8%356%285815485160
4378576%75.7%359%401344886504
5409278%77.6%362%5543791440883
6429679%79.5%365%4774371918320
74410081%81.4%368%5837862502106
84610483%83.3%371%7103593212465
94810985%85.2%374%13555114567976
105011387%87.1%377%11388775706853
115211789%88.9%380%13682337075086
125412191%90.8%383%16383388713424
135612593%92.7%386%195664810670072
145813095%94.6%389%365518414325256
156013497%96.5%392%301732717342583
166213898%98.4%395%775999525102578
1764142100%100.3%398%1513819340240771
1866146102%102.2%401%2608382566324596
1968151104%104.1%404%62620247128944843
2070155106%106%407%211708088340652931
2172159108%107.9%410%N/AN/A
2274N/A110%109.8%413%N/AN/A
2376N/A112%111.7%416%N/AN/A
2478N/A114%113.6%419%N/AN/A
2580N/A115%115.5%422%N/AN/A
2682N/A117%117.4%425%N/AN/A
2784N/A119%119.3%428%N/AN/A
2886N/A121%121.2%431%N/AN/A
2988N/A123%123.1%434%N/AN/A
3090N/A125%124.9%437%N/AN/A
3191N/A126%125.9%437%N/AN/A
3292N/A127%126.8%440%N/AN/A
3393N/A128%127.8%440%N/AN/A
3494N/A129%128.7%443%N/AN/A
3595N/A130%129.7%443%N/AN/A
3696N/A131%130.6%446%N/AN/A
3797N/A132%131.6%446%N/AN/A
3898N/A133%132.5%449%N/AN/A
3999N/A133%133.5%449%N/AN/A
40100N/A134%134.4%452%N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeStats (per 1% quality)Weight
Superior1% increased Damage50

Item acquisition
Questionmark.png

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:

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 Earthquake:

ItemLimitRadiusStats

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Vaal Earthquake.

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 Earthquake Damage 166Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Earthquake Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Earthquake Damage 275Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Earthquake Damagehelmet 100
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 166Merciless LabyrinthEarthquake deals 5% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Durationhelmet 100
Enchantment Earthquake Damage per 0.1s Duration 275Eternal LabyrinthEarthquake deals 8% increased Damage per 0.1 seconds Durationhelmet 100
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 166Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Earthquake Area of Effecthelmet 100
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 275Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Earthquake Area of Effecthelmet 100

Alternate skill effects

Vaal Earthquake has the following alternate skill effects:

ItemEffect(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.

Version history

Version Changes
3.15.0
  • Now deals 106% of Base Damage, and has 106% Effectiveness of Added Damage at gem level 20 (previously 85%).
3.14.0
  • Now deals 70% of base Attack Damage at gem level 1 (previously 60%) and 85% of base Attack Damage at gem level 20 (previously 71%)
  • Ongoing effect now ends after 9 Aftershocks (previously 7).
  • Now has a Soul Gain Prevention duration of 9 seconds (previously 12).
  • 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.
3.11.0
  • Base attack speed is now 75% to match Earthquake (from 100%).
  • Now has an added Damage effectiveness of 60% at gem level 1 (from 50%), up to 71% at gem level 20 (from 61%).
3.7.0
  • Aftershocks now benefit from 30 to 46 added physical damage at gem level 1, up to 169 to 254 at gem level 20.
  • Now gains 1% increased damage per 1% gem quality (rather than 1% increased physical damage).
3.4.0
  • The aftershock now deals 70% (up from 50%) more damage with hits and ailments (as opposed to every form of damage) at all gem levels.
3.3.0
  • Vaal Earthquake has been added to the game.

References


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