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Gem

Animate Weapon
Duration, Minion, Spell
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 0.8 sec
Mana Cost: (7–26)
Requires Level 4
Animates a melee weapon to fight by your side. You cannot animate unidentified weapons.
Per 1% Quality:
Minions have 2% increased Movement Speed
Can use Items requiring up to Level (9–100)
Deals (100–252)% of Damage
Minions have (0–38)% increased Attack Speed
Base duration is 37.5 seconds
Minions' Attacks deal (4–38) to (6–56) additional Physical Damage
Maximum 50 Animated Weapons
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
DropLevel 4
BaseType Animate Weapon
Class Active Skill Gems
CostScroll of Wisdom x 1
TargetTypesArmour, unknown_13
ActiveTypeSpell, Minion, Duration, SkillCanTotem, CreateMinion, Triggerable, CreatesMinion

Animate Weapon Unique /3

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Chains of Command Saintly Chainmail
Requires Level: 70
(150–190)% increased Armour and Energy Shield
+(60–90) to maximum Life
Animated Guardian deals 5% increased Damage per Animated Weapon
Animated Minions' Melee Attacks deal Splash Damage to surrounding targets
Animated Minions' Melee Attacks deal 50% less Damage to surrounding targets
animate_guardian_and_weapon_track_on_kill [1]
Trigger Level 20 Animate Guardian's Weapon when Animated Guardian Kills an Enemy
animate_guardian_and_weapon_track_on_kill [1]
10% chance to Trigger Level 18 Animate Guardian's Weapon when Animated Weapon Kills an Enemy
You cannot have non-Animated Minions
Jorrhast's Blacksteel Steelhead
Requires Level: 44
45% increased Stun Duration on Enemies
(150–200)% increased Physical Damage
(8–12)% increased Cast Speed
(8–12)% increased Attack Speed
30% less Animate Weapon Duration
Weapons you Animate create an additional copy
25% chance to Trigger Level 20 Animate Weapon on Kill

「Tempest」League Specific
Spirit Guards Viridian Jewel
Requires Level: 20
Minions deal (8–12)% increased Damage
local_jewel_effect_base_radius [1200]
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Animate Weapon can Animate up to 8 Ranged Weapons

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1Breaking Some EggsNessaWitch Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly RothAll Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosaAll Classes
Implicit
Base duration is 37.5 seconds
Maximum 50 Animated Weapons

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityIntelligenceMana CostCan use Items requiring up to Level 9Deals X% of DamageMinions have X% increased Attack SpeedMinions' Attacks deal 4 to 6 additional Physical DamageExperience
141067910004, 6841
2612881110825, 83,099
39161191411647, 107,433
412201491812468, 1222,895
51626171122132810, 1549,725
620312112261401012, 1895,714
724362513311481214, 21169,595
828412914351561417, 25283,759
932473215401641619, 29453,996
1036523616441721822, 34703,128
1140574018491802024, 371,061,223
1244634319531882226, 392,065,870
1348684720581962428, 412,507,110
1452735121622042629, 442,573,731
1555775422662122831, 467,611,351
1658815623702203032, 4913,437,908
1761855924742283234, 5125,052,147
1864896225782363436, 5343,869,436
1967936525822443637, 55242,081,178
20709767261002523838, 56
2172271002604039, 58
2274271002684240, 60
2376281002764441, 61
2478291002844642, 63
2580291002924843, 64
2682301003005044, 66
2784301003085245, 67
2886311003165446, 69
2988321003245647, 71
3090321003325848, 72
3191321003365948, 73
3292331003406049, 74
3393331003446149, 75
3494331003486250, 76
3595341003526350, 76
3696341003566451, 77
3797341003606551, 78
3898341003646652, 78
3999351003686752, 79
40100351003726853, 80

helmet /1145

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Animate Weapon Durationhelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Animate Weapon Durationhelmet(0.1%)
The Merciless Labyrinth16% chance to create an additional Animate Weapon copyhelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth24% chance to create an additional Animate Weapon copyhelmet(0.1%)

Supported By /19

ActiveType: Triggerable, Duration, Minion, CreateMinion, Spell, SkillCanTotem, CreatesMinion
Support GemActiveType
Increased Area of Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
Faster Casting SupportSpell
Concentrated Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
Minion Damage SupportCreatesMinion
Increased Duration SupportDuration, Type55
Minion Speed SupportCreatesMinion
Minion Life SupportCreatesMinion
Spell Totem SupportSpell, SkillCanTotem, AND
Elemental Army SupportCreatesMinion
Less Duration SupportDuration, Type55
Cast when Damage Taken SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
Cast when Stunned SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
Efficacy SupportHit, Attack, Type59, Duration, Type55, DamageOverTime
Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
Feeding Frenzy SupportCreatesMinion
Deathmark SupportCreatesMinion
Meat Shield SupportCreatesMinion
Infernal Legion SupportCreatesMinion