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Essence Drain
Spell, Projectile, Duration, Chaos, AoE
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 0.7 sec
Mana Cost: (8–23)
Critical Strike Chance: 5%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 60%
Requires Level 12
Fires a projectile that applies a damage over time debuff when it hits. You are healed for a portion of the debuff damage. The debuff is spread by Contagion.
Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Chaos Damage
Deals (31.3–1503.2) Base Chaos Damage per second
Regenerate 0.5% of Debuff Damage as Life
Base duration is 3.8 seconds
Deals (9–433) to (14–649) Chaos Damage
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
DropLevel 12
BaseType Essence Drain
Class Active Skill Gems
CostOrb of Transmutation x 1
TargetTypesGround, Enemy

Quest Reward /1

ActQuest CompleteCharacter
2Through Sacred GroundWitch Shadow

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1The Siren's CadenceNessaWitch Templar Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly RothAll Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosaAll Classes
Regenerate 0.5% of Debuff Damage as Life
Base duration is 3.8 seconds
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityIntelligenceMana CostDeals 31.3 Base Chaos Damage per secondDeals 9 to 14 Chaos DamageExperience
1121420831.39, 1415,249
2151724940.612, 1841,517
31920291056.416, 2481,983
42324351176.722, 33147,968
527284012102.730, 44250,557
63131451313639, 59405,086
735355114178.451, 77447,718
838385515217.463, 94615,318
94141591626476, 114834,639
1044436316319.592, 1381,570,760
1147466717385.3111, 1661,633,987
1250497118463.5133, 2002,151,030
1353527519556.1160, 2402,812,189
1456547919665.7192, 2885,099,360
1559578220795.2229, 3449,400,731
1662608621948.1273, 41015,273,366
17646289211065307, 46026,286,582
18666492221195.5344, 51662,890,590
19686694221341386, 579212,046,017
20706797231503.2433, 649
2172241683.9485, 727
2274241885.3543, 814
2376252109.6608, 911
2478252359.2679, 1019
2580262637759, 1139
2682262946.1848, 1273
2784273289.8947, 1421
28862736721058, 1586
2988284096.81180, 1770
3090284568.81316, 1974
3191284824.11389, 2084
3292295093.11467, 2200
3393295376.61548, 2323
3494295675.41635, 2452
3595295990.31725, 2588
36963063221821, 2731
3797306671.51921, 2882
3898307039.72027, 3041
3999307427.52139, 3209
40100317836.12257, 3385

helmet /1171

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Essence Drain Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Essence Drain Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Essence Drain Durationhelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Essence Drain Durationhelmet(0.09%)

Microtransactions /2

Arcane Essence Drain Effect
Your Essence Drain becomes a blue arcane effect.

Celestial Essence Drain Effect
Your Essence Drain becomes a Celestial Effect.

Supported By /70

  • Active Type: Spell, Projectile, SkillCanVolley, Duration, SkillCanTotem, SpellCanRepeat, DamageOverTime, ChaosSkill, Hit, Triggerable, CanRapidFire, Area, AreaSpell, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanMine
  • Support GemActiveType
    Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56, Type73
    Lesser Multiple Projectiles SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56, Type73
    Greater Volley SupportSkillCanVolley
    Faster Projectiles SupportProjectile, ProjectileDamage, Type54, Type56
    Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Increased Area of Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Added Lightning Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Increased Critical Strikes SupportHit, Attack
    Increased Critical Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Knockback SupportHit, Attack
    Life Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Stun SupportHit, Attack
    Pierce SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
    Trap SupportSkillCanTrap
    Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Faster Casting SupportSpell
    Concentrated Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Increased Duration SupportDuration, Type55
    Cold to Fire SupportHit, Attack
    Combustion SupportHit, Attack
    Elemental Proliferation SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Culling Strike SupportHit, Attack
    Iron Will SupportHit, Type59, Type66
    Spell Totem SupportSpell, SkillCanTotem, AND
    Blastchain Mine SupportSkillCanMine
    Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
    Blind SupportHit, Attack
    Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Chain SupportChaining, Projectile, Type54, Type56
    Fork SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
    Spell Echo SupportSpellCanRepeat
    Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
    Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Curse On Hit SupportAttack, Hit, AppliesCurse
    Slower Projectiles SupportProjectile, ProjectileDamage, Type54, Type56
    Less Duration SupportDuration, Type55
    Cast on Death SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Cast when Damage Taken SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Cast when Stunned SupportSpell, Triggerable, AND
    Block Chance Reduction SupportHit, Attack
    Physical to Lightning SupportHit, Attack
    Ice Bite SupportHit, Attack
    Hypothermia SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Innervate SupportHit, Attack
    Poison SupportHit, Attack
    Void Manipulation SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Controlled Destruction SupportHit, Attack, Type59
    Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
    Elemental Focus SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Ignite Proliferation SupportHit, Attack
    Lesser Poison SupportHit, Attack
    Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
    Decay SupportHit, Attack
    Efficacy SupportHit, Attack, Type59, Duration, Type55, DamageOverTime
    Vile Toxins SupportHit, Attack
    Immolate SupportHit, Attack
    Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Brutality SupportHit, Attack
    Onslaught SupportHit, Attack
    Volley SupportSkillCanVolley
    Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
    Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
    Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Intensify SupportAreaSpell
    Unleash SupportCanRapidFire
    High-Impact Mine SupportSkillCanMine