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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 (90–180.1)% of Base Attack Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Chaos Damage
60% chance to Poison on Hit
Base duration is 4 seconds
+(0–5) to Melee range
(5–464) to (7–696) Added 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 Daggers
TargetTypesGround, Enemy

Viper Strike Unique /1

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 Roth (Level 1)All Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosa (Level 1)All 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 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 /1171

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Viper Strike Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Viper Strike Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Merciless Labyrinth60% increased Viper Strike Critical Strike Chancehelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth90% increased Viper Strike Critical Strike Chancehelmet(0.09%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Viper Strike Durationhelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Viper Strike Durationhelmet(0.09%)

Supported By /72

  • Active Type: 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