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Range visualized with an image overlay.
For area of effect of skills, see Area of Effect.

The range of a skill or effect is the maximum Distance it can influence anything from its point of origin.

Mechanics

Melee attacks have a relatively short range determined by adding weapon range to the radius of a character's hitbox (which is 2), though it can be greatly extended by utilizing certain passives and items. Maximum travel distance for projectiles is 15 metres[1] for each instance of movement [2], although many projectiles in the game dissipate before reaching it, which limits their effective range. Effects such as fork, chain, or split, would count as new instances of movement, allowing projectiles to travel further than 15 total metres.

Range of melee attacks can be improved with various passive skills and items. Range bonuses provided by passive tree, jewels and non-weapon equipment are global, meaning they will apply to both weapons if dual-wielding. However, range bonuses on weapons, including corrupted implicits, crafted bonuses or ones on uniques like WideswingWideswing
Poleaxe
Two Handed Axe
Physical Damage: (63.8-75.4) to (94.6-111.8)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.5 metres
Requires Level 18, 44 Str, 25 DexSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Increased Area of Effect
+10 to Strength
(120-160)% increased Physical Damage
Gain 10 Mana per Enemy Killed
+(120-150) to Accuracy Rating
+0.2 metres to Weapon Range
Bargg Wurmkin once severed the heads
of seven men in a single cleave.
or Atziri's DisfavourAtziri's Disfavour
Vaal Axe
Two Handed Axe
Physical Damage: (414-434) to (544-564)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.29-1.33)
Weapon Range: 2.3 metres
Requires Level 64, 158 Str, 76 Dex25% chance to Maim on Hit+30% to Quality of Socketed Support Gems
Adds (310-330) to (370-390) Physical Damage
(12-16)% increased Attack Speed
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
+1 metres to Weapon Range
"I do not believe in disguising my disappointment."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
are local and will extend the range only for the weapon they are located on, with the notable exception of Prismatic EclipsePrismatic Eclipse
Twilight Blade
One Handed Sword
Physical Damage: (90-100) to (157-166)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
Requires Level 53, 91 Str, 91 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating+8% Chance to Block Attack Damage while Dual Wielding
Adds (60-70) to (71-80) Physical Damage
25% increased Global Physical Damage with Weapons per Red Socket
12% increased Global Attack Speed per Green Socket
0.4% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Blue Socket
+0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range per White Socket
"A raging Solaris seared and contorted the orb's surface.
A despairing Lunaris filled the scars with her tears.
Yet Viridi remained, trapped within, forever more."
- Azmerian Creation Myth
, which offers a global bonus.

Dual Wielding

When dual-wielding weapons with different range, the range used is dependent on the skill.[3]

  • For skills that alternate hands, the hand used uses its respective weapon range.
  • Viper StrikeViper StrikeAttack, Duration, Melee, Strike, Chaos
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: 5 Mana
    Attack Damage: (90-154)% of base
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: (90-154)%
    Hits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to chaos damage and inflicting poison which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. If dual wielding, will strike with both weapons. Requires a claw, dagger or sword.30% less Attack Speed if Dual Wielding
    Each Weapon Hits separately if Dual Wielding, dealing 20% less Damage
    Base duration is 4.00 seconds
    (5-169) to (7-254) Added Chaos Damage
    60% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
    60% chance to Poison on Hit

    Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
    Base duration is (0.05-1) seconds
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    alternates weapon ranges.
  • Dual StrikeDual StrikeCritical, Attack, Melee, Strike
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: 5 Mana
    Attack Speed: 70% of base
    Attack Damage: (125-244)% of base
    Effectiveness of Added Damage: (125-244)%
    Attacks with both weapons, dealing the damage of both in one strike. Dual wield only. Does not work with wands.100% more Critical Strike Chance against Enemies that are on Full Life
    60% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Enemies that are on Full Life

    Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
    +(1.5-30)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Enemies that are on Full Life
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    always uses the longer weapon range.

Attack Range and Area of Effect Radius

Attack skills that create an AoE anchored on your character, like CleaveCleaveAttack, AoE, Physical, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Attack Speed: 80% of base
Attack Damage: (125-237)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (125-237)%
AoE Radius: 20
The character swings their weapon (or both weapons if dual wielding) in an arc, damaging monsters in an area in front of them. Only works with Axes and Swords.When Dual Wielding, Deals 60% Damage from each Weapon combined
(2-75) to (3-113) Added Attack Physical Damage
+(0-1) metre to radius

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
+0.1 metres to radius per Nearby Enemy, up to a maximum of +1 metre
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
, SweepSweepAttack, AoE, Physical, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 8 Mana
Attack Speed: 70% of base
Attack Damage: (170-281)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (170-281)%
AoE Radius: 26
Requires Level 12Swings a two handed melee weapon in a circle, knocking back monsters around the character.Knocks Enemies Back on Hit
(5-75) to (8-113) Added Attack Physical Damage
+(0-0.4) metres to radius

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
+(0.02-0.4) metres to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
or Ground SlamGround SlamAttack, AoE, Slam, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Attack Speed: 90% of base
Attack Damage: (115-188)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (115-188)%
AoE Radius: 35
Slams the ground in front of you, creating a wave that travels forward and damages enemies with an increased chance to stun. The wave deals more damage to closer enemies. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.25% reduced Enemy Stun Threshold
+(0-1) metre to radius
Deals up to (40-49)% more Damage with Hits to closer targets

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Deals up to +(1-20)% more Damage with Hits to closer targets
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
are completely unaffected by attack range, except for a few skills specifically basing their AoE radius on it, namely VengeanceVengeanceTrigger, Attack, AoE, Physical, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cooldown Time: 1.20 sec
Can Store 1 Use(s)
Attack Damage: (170-255)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (170-255)%
Requires Level 24Chance to perform a swift counter-attack against all enemies around you when you are hit. Weapon range increases the area of this attack. Requires a Melee Weapon.(8-56) to (12-85) Added Attack Physical Damage
30% chance to Trigger this Skill when Hit

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
(1-20)% chance to Trigger this Skill when Hit
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
. CycloneCycloneAttack, AoE, Movement, Channelling, Physical, Melee
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 2 Mana
Attack Speed: 300% of base
Attack Damage: (44-59)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (44-59)%
AoE Radius: 1.6
Requires Level 28Channel this skill to move towards a targeted location while spinning constantly attacking enemies in an area around you. While channelling this skill, you cannot be knocked back.(5-28) to (8-42) Added Attack Physical Damage
10% increased Area of Effect per 0.1 metre additional Melee Strike Range
30% less Movement Speed

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
(0.5-10)% more Movement Speed
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
receives increased area of effect from additional Melee Strike Range and additional Weapon Range (none from base Weapon Range). Radius of skills that create an area of effect on the point of impact, like Molten StrikeMolten StrikeAttack, Projectile, AoE, Melee, Strike, Fire
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Attack Damage: (110-185)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (110-185)%
Projectile Speed: 750
Infuses your melee weapon with molten energies to attack with physical and fire damage. This attack causes balls of molten magma to launch forth from the enemies you hit, divided amongst all enemies hit by the strike. These will deal area attack damage to enemies where they land.(2-75) to (3-113) Added Fire Damage
Fires 4 Projectiles
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Fire Damage
+(0.2-0.6) metres to Melee Strike Range
Projectiles deal 50% less Damage with Hits and Ailments

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Projectiles deal (0.5-10)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
or single target skills supported by Melee Splash SupportMelee Splash SupportSupport, Melee, Attack, Strike, AoE
Icon: S
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
AoE Radius: 14
Requires Level 8Supports melee strike skills, causing their melee strike to deal splash damage around each target hit.Supported Skills deal Splash Damage to surrounding targets
Supported Skills deal 40% less Splash Damage to surrounding targets
Supported Skills have (0-57)% more Melee Splash Area of Effect

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Supported Skills have (0.5-10)% increased Area of Effect
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
is also unaffected by attack range, however it does allow you to attack from a greater distance, pushing the AoE further from you, potentially affecting more enemies.

Theoretical Maximum Melee Weapon Range

The maximum default attack range with a melee weapon is 6.4 metres (Ignoring Cluster Jewels, and setting quality to 20%, and gem levels to 21), is achieved as described here:

  • 2 Prismatic EclipsePrismatic Eclipse
    Twilight Blade
    One Handed Sword
    Physical Damage: (90-100) to (157-166)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
    Attacks per Second: 1.30
    Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
    Requires Level 53, 91 Str, 91 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating+8% Chance to Block Attack Damage while Dual Wielding
    Adds (60-70) to (71-80) Physical Damage
    25% increased Global Physical Damage with Weapons per Red Socket
    12% increased Global Attack Speed per Green Socket
    0.4% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Blue Socket
    +0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range per White Socket
    "A raging Solaris seared and contorted the orb's surface.
    A despairing Lunaris filled the scars with her tears.
    Yet Viridi remained, trapped within, forever more."
    - Azmerian Creation Myth
    with three white sockets (+1.2), with a base range of 1.1, with a Harvest enchant (+0.2).
  • Master of the Arena (+0.3), Attack Mastery +0.3, Tribal Fury Wheel (+0.2), Bladedancer wheel (+0.4), Sword Mastery (+0.3), Warrior Training (+0.2), Weapon Artistry (+0.2), Assured Strike wheel +6
  • Impact +0.4
  • Elder-influenced Gloves with the +4 elevated melee strike range modifier, Warlord's ReachWarlord's Reach
    Crimson Jewel
    Limited to: 110% increased Attack Damage
    +0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range
    A steady hand can hold back an army.Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
    (+0.2), Replica Pure TalentReplica Pure Talent
    Viridian Jewel
    Limited to: 1While your Passive Skill Tree connects to a class' starting location, you gain:
    Marauder: 1% of Life Regenerated per second
    Duelist: +2 to Melee Strike Range
    Ranger: 20% increased Flask Charges gained
    Shadow: 12% increased Attack and Cast Speed
    Witch: 20% increased Skill Effect Duration
    Templar: +4% Chance to Block Attack and Spell Damage
    Scion: 30% increased Damage
    "Twelve test subjects were expended in the production of Prototype #800.
    Was it worth the expense? Only time will tell."
    Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
    (+0.2), and Daresso's SaluteDaresso's Salute
    Citrine Amulet
    Requires Level 16+(16-24) to Strength and Dexterity50% reduced maximum Energy Shield
    +(30-40)% to Fire Resistance
    +(30-40)% to Cold Resistance
    10% increased Movement Speed when on Full Life
    +0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range
    60% increased Melee Damage when on Full Life
    "A bit short in the arm, are you?
    Then you'll be short of a head soon enough."
    - Daresso the Daring
    (+0.2)
  • Max Power Ancestral CryAncestral CryWarcry, AoE, Duration
    Level: (1-20)
    Cost: (14-19) Mana
    Cooldown Time: 8.00 sec
    Can Store 1 Use(s)
    Use Time: 0.80 sec
    AoE Radius: 60
    Requires Level 16Performs a warcry, taunting all nearby enemies to attack the user and exerting subsequent strike attacks. Grants a buff which gives you bonus armour and melee range.Base duration is (4.00-4.90) seconds
    (0-38)% increased Warcry Speed
    Counts total Power of Enemies in Range
    Buff grants +(28-257) to Armour per 5 Power, up to a maximum of +(170-1540)
    Buff grants +0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range per 5 Power, up to a maximum of +0.6
    Exerts the next 8 Melee Strike Attacks you perform
    Exerted Strikes target 2 additional Enemies

    Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
    (2-40)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
    Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
    (before buff effect scaling) grants +0.6.

Total: 1.1 + 1.2 + 0.2 + (0.3 + 0.3 + 0.2 + 0.4 + 0.3 + 0.2 + 0.2 + 0.6) + 0.4 + (0.4 + 0.2 + 0.2 + 0.2) + 0.6 = 7.

Using a level 21 Frost BladesFrost BladesAttack, Projectile, Melee, Strike, Cold
Level: (1-20)
Cost: 6 Mana
Attack Damage: (110-225)% of base
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (110-225)%
Projectile Speed: 2250
Attack enemies with increased range, releasing icy blades from the first enemy hit which fly at other enemies. Requires a Melee Weapon.(2-75) to (3-113) Added Cold Damage
Fires (5-8) Projectiles
60% of Physical Damage Converted to Cold Damage
+(1.8-2.1) metres to Melee Strike Range

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Fires +(0.1-2) Projectiles
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
support adds another 2.2 metres for a total of 9.2.

Linking it with a level 21, 20% quality Behead SupportBehead SupportSupport, Melee, Attack, Strike
Icon: H
Level: (1-20)
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 38Supports strike skills.Supported Skills have +(0.2-0.3) metres to Melee Strike Range
Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Damage with Hits and Ailments against Enemies on Low Life
Killing Blows from Supported Strike Skills with Melee Weapons against Rare Monsters grant one of their Modifiers for 20 seconds
20% chance to refresh Duration of granted Modifier by up to 5 seconds when you Hit a Rare or Unique Enemy with Supported Skills

Additional Effects From 1-20% Quality:
Supported Skills deal (1-20)% increased Damage with Hits against Enemies that are on Low Life
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
adds 0.6.

You can get further by increasing variable numbers on the gems and buffs that continue to scale beyond the limit placed here. Also, you can stack potentially Strike Leader from cluster jewels as many times as you can fit on the tree.

Weapon Range

Weapons have the following base ranges:

Item class weapon range
Dagger 1.0
Rune Dagger 1.0
One-Handed Sword 1.1
One-Handed Axe 1.1
One-Handed Mace 1.1
Claw 1.1
Sceptre 1.1
Two-Handed Mace 1.3
Two-Handed Axe 1.3
Staff 1.3
Fishing Rod 1.3
Two-Handed Sword 1.3
Warstaff 1.3
Thrusting One-Handed Sword 1.4
Bow 12.0
Wand 12.0

Related unique items

ItemBase ItemRequired levelStats
WideswingWideswing
Poleaxe
Two Handed Axe
Physical Damage: (63.8-75.4) to (94.6-111.8)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.5 metres
Requires Level 18, 44 Str, 25 DexSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Increased Area of Effect
+10 to Strength
(120-160)% increased Physical Damage
Gain 10 Mana per Enemy Killed
+(120-150) to Accuracy Rating
+0.2 metres to Weapon Range
Bargg Wurmkin once severed the heads
of seven men in a single cleave.
Poleaxe18Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 20 Increased Area of Effect
+10 to Strength
(120-160)% increased Physical Damage
Gain 10 Mana per Enemy Killed
+(120-150) to Accuracy Rating
+0.2 metres to Weapon Range
Prismatic EclipsePrismatic Eclipse
Twilight Blade
One Handed Sword
Physical Damage: (90-100) to (157-166)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: 1.30
Weapon Range: 1.1 metres
Requires Level 53, 91 Str, 91 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating+8% Chance to Block Attack Damage while Dual Wielding
Adds (60-70) to (71-80) Physical Damage
25% increased Global Physical Damage with Weapons per Red Socket
12% increased Global Attack Speed per Green Socket
0.4% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Blue Socket
+0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range per White Socket
"A raging Solaris seared and contorted the orb's surface.
A despairing Lunaris filled the scars with her tears.
Yet Viridi remained, trapped within, forever more."
- Azmerian Creation Myth
Twilight Blade5340% increased Global Accuracy Rating+8% Chance to Block Attack Damage while Dual Wielding
Adds (60-70) to (71-80) Physical Damage
25% increased Global Physical Damage with Weapons per Red Socket
12% increased Global Attack Speed per Green Socket
0.4% of Physical Attack Damage Leeched as Mana per Blue Socket
+0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range per White Socket
HiltlessHiltless
Reaver Sword
Two Hand Sword
Physical Damage: (152-177) to (334-364)
Critical Strike Chance: (7.00-7.50)%
Attacks per Second: 1.50
Weapon Range: 1.5 metres
Requires Level 59, 82 Str, 119 Dex60% increased Global Accuracy RatingSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Lifetap
Adds (90-115) to (230-260) Physical Damage
(40-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
Enemies you Attack Reflect 100 Physical Damage to you
+0.2 metres to Weapon Range
The cuts on my hands are a small price to pay
for the opportunity to drive my steel
beyond the flesh and into the demon's soul.
Reaver Sword5960% increased Global Accuracy RatingSocketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Lifetap
Adds (90-115) to (230-260) Physical Damage
(40-50)% increased Critical Strike Chance
Enemies you Attack Reflect 100 Physical Damage to you
+0.2 metres to Weapon Range
Atziri's DisfavourAtziri's Disfavour
Vaal Axe
Two Handed Axe
Physical Damage: (414-434) to (544-564)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.29-1.33)
Weapon Range: 2.3 metres
Requires Level 64, 158 Str, 76 Dex25% chance to Maim on Hit+30% to Quality of Socketed Support Gems
Adds (310-330) to (370-390) Physical Damage
(12-16)% increased Attack Speed
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
+1 metres to Weapon Range
"I do not believe in disguising my disappointment."
- Atziri, Queen of the Vaal
Vaal Axe6425% chance to Maim on Hit+30% to Quality of Socketed Support Gems
Adds (310-330) to (370-390) Physical Damage
(12-16)% increased Attack Speed
25% chance to cause Bleeding on Hit
+1 metres to Weapon Range

See also Strike § Related unique items for unique that alter melee strike range

Passives

Melee strike range

Ascendancy
Class
NameStats
N/AMelee Damage and Strike Range
10% increased Melee Damage
+0.1 metres to Melee Strike Range [1] [2] [3] [4]
N/ASword Damage and Melee Range
Sword Attacks deal 10% increased Damage with Hits and Ailments
+0.1 metres to Melee Strike Range with Swords [1]
N/AAssured Strike
24% increased Melee Damage
+0.4 metres to Melee Strike Range while at least 5 Enemies are Nearby [1]
N/ABladedancer
Sword Attacks deal 30% increased Damage with Hits and Ailments
+0.3 metres to Melee Strike Range with Swords [1]
N/AMaster of the Arena
+20 to Strength
+0.3 metres to Melee Strike Range
10% increased Melee Physical Damage
Regenerate 1% of Life per second [1]
N/AWarrior Training
+0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range
Melee Skills have 12% increased Area of Effect [1]
N/AWeapon Artistry
+4% Chance to Block Attack Damage while Dual Wielding or holding a Shield
8% increased Attack Speed
+0.2 metres to Melee Strike Range [1]
Slayer
Impact
5% increased Area of Effect per Enemy killed recently, up to 50%
+0.4 metres to Melee Strike Range
50% increased Global Accuracy Rating
Deal up to 15% more Melee Damage to Enemies, based on proximity [1]

Brand attachment range

NameStats
Brand Range and Brand Recall Cooldown Recovery
10% increased Brand Attachment range
Brand Recall has 10% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate [1] [2]
Explosive Runes
30% increased Brand Attachment range
+30% to Brand Critical Strike Multiplier [1]

Chaining range

NameStats
Chain Distance
15% increased Chaining range [1]
Trick Shot
30% increased Chaining range [1]

References

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