Vampiric Link

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Vampiric LinkSpell, Duration, Link
Level: (1-20)
Cost: (15-32) Mana per second
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Requires Level 34Targets an allied player to apply a buff which links you to them for a duration. While linked, they get recovery from your life leech instead of you. If the target dies while linked, you will also die. This skill cannot be triggered, or used by Totems, Traps, or Mines.Base duration is (8.00-9.90) seconds
Life Leech effects are not removed at Full Life
Life Leech effects apply Recovery Linked Target instead of you
Linked target's Maximum total Life Recovery per second from Leech is equal to yours
Buff grants +(2-5.8)% to Maximum total Life Recovery per second from Leech
Link breaks if target leaves range or line of sight for 4 seconds
Maximum 1 Link from any source per target
You die if Linked target dies

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Base duration is (0.075-1.5) seconds
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Drop level: 34
Vendor Offer
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Skill Gem
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVampiricLink

Vampiric Link is a Link skill that targets an allied player to apply a buff which links you to them for a duration. While linked, they get recovery from your life leech instead of you. If the target dies while linked, you will also die. This skill cannot be triggered, or used by Totems, Traps, or Mines.

Gem level progression

LevelRequired LevelRequired DexterityRequired StrengthBase durationMax LeechExp.Total Exp.
13450358.00 sec2.0%00
23652368.10 sec2.2%252595252595
33855388.20 sec2.4%314394566989
44058408.30 sec2.6%388734955723
54260428.40 sec2.8%4774371433160
64463448.50 sec3.0%5837862016946
74666468.60 sec3.2%7103592727305
84868488.70 sec3.4%13555114082816
95071498.80 sec3.6%11388775221693
105274518.90 sec3.8%13682336589926
115476539.00 sec4.0%16383388228264
125679559.10 sec4.2%195664810184912
135882579.20 sec4.4%365518413840096
146084599.30 sec4.6%301732716857423
156287609.40 sec4.8%357623220433655
166490629.50 sec5.0%916473129598386
176692649.60 sec5.2%1786142847459814
186895669.70 sec5.4%4603238693492200
196996679.80 sec5.6%87248039180740239
207098689.90 sec5.8%157972052338712291
21721007010.00 sec6.0%N/AN/A
2274N/AN/A10.10 sec6.2%N/AN/A
2376N/AN/A10.20 sec6.4%N/AN/A
2478N/AN/A10.30 sec6.6%N/AN/A
2580N/AN/A10.40 sec6.8%N/AN/A
2682N/AN/A10.50 sec7.0%N/AN/A
2784N/AN/A10.60 sec7.2%N/AN/A
2886N/AN/A10.70 sec7.4%N/AN/A
2988N/AN/A10.80 sec7.6%N/AN/A
3090N/AN/A10.90 sec7.8%N/AN/A
3191N/AN/A11.00 sec7.8%N/AN/A
3292N/AN/A11.05 sec8.0%N/AN/A
3393N/AN/A11.10 sec8.1%N/AN/A
3494N/AN/A11.15 sec8.2%N/AN/A
3595N/AN/A11.20 sec8.3%N/AN/A
3696N/AN/A11.25 sec8.4%N/AN/A
3797N/AN/A11.30 sec8.5%N/AN/A
3898N/AN/A11.35 sec8.6%N/AN/A
3999N/AN/A11.40 sec8.7%N/AN/A
40100N/AN/A11.45 sec8.8%N/AN/A

Gem quality

TypeAdditional Effects per 1-20% QualityWeight
SuperiorBase duration is (0.075-1.5) seconds1

Item acquisition

Vampiric Link can drop anywhere.


Vampiric Link can be created from the following recipes:

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
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
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 gem with 20% qualityA
1Gemcutter's IncubatorGemcutter's IncubatorStack Size: 10Adds an incubated Quality Gem item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing {0} monsters
Right click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Random gem with 1–20% qualityA
1The VoidThe Void1Reach into the Void and claim your prize.Random divination card set exchangeA

Vendor reward

This item can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

Class →WitchShadowRangerDuelistMarauderTemplarScion
Quest ↓
Breaking the Seal
Act 4
Petarus and Vanja
Fallen from Grace
Act 6
Lilly Roth

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Vampiric Link.

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 Vampiric Link Duration 166Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Vampiric Link Durationhelmet 100
Enchantment Vampiric Link Duration 275Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Vampiric Link Durationhelmet 100

Version history

Version Changes
  • Quality now provides +0.00-1.50 seconds to Base duration, instead of 0-20% increased Skill Effect Duration.
  • Vampiric Link has been added to the game.