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Volatile Dead
Spell, AoE, Fire
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 0.8 sec
Mana Cost: (9–26)
Critical Strike Chance: 5%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 120%
Requires Level 12
Corpses near the targeted location explode, dealing damage in a small area and creating an orb which moves towards nearby enemies before dealing spell damage in a larger area. The explosion of the corpse is not affected by modifiers to spell damage, and cannot be reflected.
Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (20–507) to (30–760) Fire Damage
Consumes up to 3 corpses
Explosion deals base Fire Damage equal to 3% of the corpse's Maximum Life
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
DropLevel 12
BaseType Volatile Dead
Class Active Skill Gems
CostOrb of Transmutation x 1

Quest Reward /1

ActQuest CompleteCharacter
2Through Sacred GroundWitch Shadow

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1The Siren's CadenceNessaWitch Templar Ranger Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly Roth (Level 1)All Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosa (Level 1)All Classes
Consumes up to 3 corpses
Explosion deals base Fire Damage equal to 3% of the corpse's Maximum Life

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityIntelligenceMana CostDeals 20 to 30 Fire DamageExperience
1122014920, 3015,249
21524171025, 3841,517
31929201234, 5081,983
42335241344, 65147,968
52740281456, 84250,557
63145311571, 106405,086
73551351689, 133447,718
838553817105, 157615,318
941594118123, 184834,639
1044634319144, 2161,570,760
1147674620168, 2521,633,987
1250714920195, 2932,151,030
1353755221227, 3402,812,189
1456795422262, 3935,099,360
1559825723303, 4549,400,731
1662866024349, 52415,273,366
1764896225384, 57626,286,582
1866926425421, 63262,890,590
1968946626462, 693212,046,017
2070976726507, 760
217227555, 832
227427608, 911
237628665, 997
247829727, 1091
258029795, 1192
268230868, 1303
278430948, 1423
2886311035, 1553
2988321129, 1694
3090321232, 1848
3191321286, 1929
3292331343, 2014
3393331402, 2103
3494331463, 2195
3595341527, 2291
3696341594, 2391
3797341664, 2495
3898341736, 2604
3999351811, 2717
40100351890, 2834

helmet /1171

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless LabyrinthVolatile Dead Consumes up to 1 additional corpse
The Eternal LabyrinthVolatile Dead Consumes up to 1 additional corpse
The Eternal LabyrinthVolatile Dead Consumes up to 1 additional corpsehelmet(0.09%)
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Volatile Dead Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Volatile Dead Damagehelmet(0.09%)
The Merciless Labyrinth8% increased Volatile Dead Cast Speedhelmet(0.09%)
The Eternal Labyrinth12% increased Volatile Dead Cast Speedhelmet(0.09%)

Microtransactions /1

Stygian Volatile Dead Effect
Your Volatile Dead becomes a Stygian Effect.

Supported By /60

  • Active Type: Spell, Hit, Area, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanTotem, SkillCanMine, SpellCanRepeat, Triggerable, FireSkill, SpellCanCascade, CanRapidFire, AreaSpell
  • Support GemActiveType
    Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    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
    Trap SupportSkillCanTrap
    Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Faster Casting SupportSpell
    Concentrated Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    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
    Spell Echo SupportSpellCanRepeat
    Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
    Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Curse On Hit SupportAttack, Hit, AppliesCurse
    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
    Spell Cascade SupportSpellCanCascade
    Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
    Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
    Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Intensify SupportAreaSpell
    Unleash SupportCanRapidFire
    High-Impact Mine SupportSkillCanMine