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Viper Strike
Attack, Duration, Melee, Strike, Chaos
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 1 sec
Mana Cost: 5
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (90–135)%
Requires Level 1
Hits enemies, adding some of your physical damage as 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.
Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Attack Speed
0.5% increased Poison Duration
Deals (90–135)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
60% chance to Poison on Hit
Base duration is 4 seconds
+(0–2) to Melee range
(5–169) to (7–254) Added Attack Chaos Damage
Each Weapon Hits separately if Dual Wielding, dealing 20% less Damage
30% Less Attack Speed if Dual Wielding
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
BaseType Viper Strike
Class Active Skill Gems
CostScroll of Wisdom x 1
WeaponClaws, Daggers, One Hand Swords, Thrusting One Hand Swords, Two Hand Swords, Rune Dagger
TargetTypesEnemy, Ground
ActiveTypeAttack, Duration, Melee, MeleeSingleTarget, AttackCanRepeat, DamageOverTime, ChaosSkill

Viper Strike Unique /1

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Growing Agony Viridian Jewel
Requires Level: 20
(8–12)% increased Damage over Time
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike deals 2% increased Damage with Hits and Poison for each Poison on the Enemy
local_jewel_effect_base_radius [1200]
With at least 40 Dexterity in Radius, Viper Strike has a 10% chance per Poison on Enemy to grant Unholy Might for 4 seconds on Hit
A melee single target attack skill that converts 25% of physical damage to chaos damage and has a high chance to poison the targeted enemy.
NameShow Full Descriptions
Melee Splash SupportAllows your Viper Strike hits to deal splash damage to nearby targets. Pairing this support with the Ancestral Call support will result in large areas of overlapping damage.
Ancestral Call SupportAllows Viper Strike to target two additional nearby enemies. Pairing this support with the Melee Splash support will result in large areas of overlapping damage.
Deadly Ailments SupportReduces hit damage in exchange for more ailment damage. This allows the poison inflicted by Viper Strike to deal far more damage over time.
Melee Physical Damage SupportGrants more melee physical damage for Viper Strike. This support also increases the amount of damage inflicted bleeds and poisons do.
Multistrike SupportCauses Viper Strike to repeat an additional two times, as well as providing a large bonus to attack speed.
Vile Toxins SupportIncreases the damage of poisons applied from Viper Strike. In addition your Viper Strikes hits gain 5% more damage per poison on the enemy.

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1Enemy at the GateNessaDuelist Ranger Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly RothAll Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosaAll Classes
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
60% chance to Poison on Hit
Base duration is 4 seconds
Each Weapon Hits separately if Dual Wielding, dealing 20% less Damage
30% Less Attack Speed if Dual Wielding
Mana Cost: 5

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityBase Damage+X to Melee range5 to 7 Added Attack Chaos DamageExperience
11990%05, 770
221192.4%05, 8308
341694.7%06, 101,554
472297.1%08, 126,667
5113099.5%011, 1726,047
61641101.9%016, 2449,725
72049104.2%120, 3095,714
82458106.6%125, 37169,595
92866109%130, 46283,759
103274111.3%137, 55453,996
113683113.7%144, 66703,128
124091116.1%153, 791,061,223
1344100118.4%163, 942,065,870
1448108120.8%274, 1112,507,110
1552116123.2%286, 1305,798,936
1656125125.6%2101, 15115,083,919
1760133127.9%2117, 17627,792,735
1864142130.3%2136, 20443,869,739
1967148132.7%2152, 228242,081,556
2070154135%2169, 254
2172137.4%3181, 272
2274139.8%3195, 292
2376142.2%3209, 313
2478144.5%3224, 335
2580146.9%3239, 359
2682149.3%3256, 384
2784151.6%3274, 411
2886154%4293, 440
2988156.4%4314, 470
3090158.7%4335, 503
3191158.7%4346, 519
3292161.1%4358, 537
3393163.5%4370, 555
3494165.9%4382, 573
3595168.2%5395, 592
3696170.6%5408, 612
3797173%5421, 632
3898175.3%5435, 653
3999177.7%5449, 674
40100180.1%5464, 696

helmet /1145

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Viper Strike Damagehelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Viper Strike Damagehelmet(0.1%)
The Merciless Labyrinth60% increased Viper Strike Critical Strike Chancehelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth90% increased Viper Strike Critical Strike Chancehelmet(0.1%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Viper Strike Durationhelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Viper Strike Durationhelmet(0.1%)

Supported By /72

ActiveType: Attack, Duration, AttackCanRepeat, Melee, MeleeSingleTarget, DamageOverTime, ChaosSkill
Support GemActiveType
Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
Faster Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
Additional Accuracy SupportAttack, Type56
Added Lightning Damage SupportAttack, Hit
Increased Critical Strikes SupportHit, Attack
Increased Critical Damage SupportHit, Attack
Knockback SupportHit, Attack
Life Leech SupportHit, Attack
Mana Leech SupportAttack
Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
Stun SupportHit, Attack
Melee Physical Damage SupportMelee
Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
Increased Duration SupportDuration, Type55
Cold to Fire SupportHit, Attack
Combustion SupportHit, Attack
Elemental Damage with Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
Bloodlust SupportMelee
Life Gain on Hit SupportAttack, Type56
Elemental Proliferation SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
Culling Strike SupportHit, Attack
Damage on Full Life SupportAttack
Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
Blind SupportHit, Attack
Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Multistrike SupportAttackCanRepeat
Melee Splash SupportMeleeSingleTarget
Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
Curse On Hit SupportAttack, Hit, AppliesCurse
Cast On Critical Strike SupportAttack
Cast on Melee Kill SupportMelee
Endurance Charge on Melee Stun SupportMelee
Less Duration SupportDuration, Type55
Block Chance Reduction SupportHit, Attack
Physical to Lightning SupportHit, Attack
Fortify SupportMelee
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
Chance to Bleed SupportAttack
Lesser Poison SupportHit, Attack
Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
Decay SupportHit, Attack
Efficacy SupportHit, Attack, Type59, Duration, Type55, DamageOverTime
Vile Toxins SupportHit, Attack
Maim SupportAttack, Maims
Immolate SupportHit, Attack
Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
Brutality SupportHit, Attack
Ruthless SupportMelee
Onslaught SupportHit, Attack
Ancestral Call SupportMeleeSingleTarget
Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
Withering Touch SupportAttack
Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
Close Combat SupportMelee
Shockwave SupportMelee
Impale SupportAttack
Pulverise SupportMelee
Rage SupportMelee
Nightblade SupportAttack