Blade Vortex
Spell, AoE, Duration, Physical
Level: 1–20
Mana Cost: 6–16
Cast Time: 0.5 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 25%
Radius: 14
Requires Level 12
This spell creates ethereal blades which orbit in an area around you, dealing damage every 0.6 seconds to all enemies in their radius. As more blades are added, the damage becomes greater and more frequent.
Deals (3–101) to (5–151) Physical Damage
+5 seconds to Base duration
Can have up to 10 active spinning blades
10% increased Critical Strike Chance for each blade
35% increased Hit Rate for each blade
35% more Damage for each blade
+(0–4) to radius


Additional Effects From Quality:
(0–10)% increased Area of Effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

Blade Vortex

DropLevel 12
BaseType Blade Vortex
Class Active Skill Gems
VaalVaal Blade Vortex
CostOrb of Transmutation x 1
TargetTypesAny
TypeSpell, Hit, Area, Duration, SkillCanTotem, SpellCanRepeat, Triggerable, Type27, CanRapidFire, AreaSpell, PhysicalSkill
IsActiveSkill1
DefaultTxtskill_stat_descriptions
GrantedEffectsID4135
Quality Gem /4

Quality Gem /4

TypeStatsWeight
Superior (0–10)% increased Area of Effect50
Anomalous (0–0.4)% of Damage Leeched as Life10
Divergent (0–20)% chance to create an additional Blade100
Phantasmal (0–60)% increased Damage while you have 5 or fewer Blades100
Quest /4

Quest /4

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1The Siren's CadenceQuest RewardShadow Scion
1The Siren's CadenceNessaWitch Ranger Shadow Scion
3A Fixture of FateSiosa (Level 1)All Classes
6Fallen from GraceLilly Roth (Level 1)All Classes
Implicit
+5 seconds to Base duration
Can have up to 10 active spinning blades
10% increased Critical Strike Chance for each blade
35% increased Hit Rate for each blade
35% more Damage for each blade
is_area_damage [1]
skill_can_add_multiple_charges_per_action [1]
action_ignores_crit_tracking [1]
base_skill_show_average_damage_instead_of_dps [1]
damage_originates_from_initiator_location [1]
Level Effect /40

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityMana CostDeals 3 to 5 Physical Damage+X to radiusExperience
1123363, 5015,249
2153964, 6041,517
3194875, 8081,983
4235687, 100147,968
5276499, 141250,557
63173912, 181405,086
735811015, 231447,718
838881118, 271615,318
941941121, 321834,639
10441001225, 3821,570,760
11471061230, 4521,633,987
12501131335, 5322,151,030
13531191342, 6322,812,189
14561251449, 7325,099,360
15591321457, 8639,400,731
16621381567, 101315,273,366
17641421574, 111326,286,582
18661461682, 124362,890,590
19681511691, 1373212,046,017
207015516101, 1514
217217112, 1674
227417123, 1854
237618136, 2044
247818150, 2254
258018166, 2495
268219183, 2745
278419201, 3025
288619222, 3335
298820244, 3675
309020269, 4046
319120282, 4236
329220296, 4446
339321310, 4666
349421326, 4886
359521341, 5126
369621358, 5376
379721375, 5636
389822393, 5906
399922412, 6196
4010022432, 6487
Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /8

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /8

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet(12.5%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet(12.5%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet(12.5%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet(12.5%)
The Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet(12.5%)
The Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet(12.5%)
The Merciless LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +2% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet(12.5%)
The Eternal LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +3% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet(12.5%)
Microtransactions /4

Microtransactions /4

IconName
Demonic Blade Vortex
Stack Size: 1 / 20
Your Blade Vortex becomes a black and red demonic vortex.
Sawblade Blade Vortex
Your Blade Vortex becomes a Sawblade Effect.
Illusionist Blade Vortex Effect
Your Blade Vortex becomes an Illusionist Effect.
Transcendence Blade Vortex Effect
Your Blade Vortex becomes a Transcendence Effect.
Supported By /77

Supported By /77

  • Active Type: Spell, Hit, Area, Duration, SkillCanTotem, SpellCanRepeat, Triggerable, Type27, CanRapidFire, AreaSpell, PhysicalSkill
  • 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
    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
    Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
    Blind SupportHit, Attack
    Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Elemental Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Spell Echo SupportSpellCanRepeat
    Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
    Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    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, NonHitChill
    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
    Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
    Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
    Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Intensify SupportAreaSpell
    Unleash SupportCanRapidFire
    Awakened Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Brutality SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Awakened Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Awakened Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
    Awakened Void Manipulation SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Awakened Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Added Lightning Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Awakened Controlled Destruction SupportHit, Attack, Type59
    Awakened Elemental Focus SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning, NonHitChill
    Awakened Increased Area of Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Awakened Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Spell Echo SupportSpellCanRepeat
    Awakened Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Awakened Unleash SupportCanRapidFire
    Archmage SupportHit, Spell, AND
    Blade Vortex Monster /15

    Blade Vortex Monster /15

    NameModifiersSpectre
    Spectral ScoundrelLightning Damage
    Blocks Attacks and Spells
    base_block_%_damage_taken [40]
    Y
    Slashed MiscreationY
    Undying ShredderGains Power Charges
    Y
    Undying OutcastY
    DaemonY
    Torment DaemonY
    Perandus DaemonY
    Luthis, Bounty Huntermonster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [500]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [0]
    monster_no_map_drops [1]
    Blocks Attacks and Spells
    base_block_%_damage_taken [40]
    Y
    Eiphirio, Vault Bindermonster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [500]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [0]
    monster_no_map_drops [1]
    Blocks Attacks and Spells
    base_block_%_damage_taken [40]
    Y
    Prophecy DaemonY
    The White DeathQuick
    Y
    FleetfreakY
    Daemonmonster_penalty_against_minions_damage_+%_final_vs_player_minions [-25]
    Y
    Daemonemerge_speed_+% [Array]
    Y
    Spectral ScoundrelLightning Damage
    monster_slain_experience_+% [0]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [0]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [300]
    monster_no_map_drops [1]
    cannot_be_used_as_minion [1]
    Blocks Attacks and Spells
    base_block_%_damage_taken [40]
    N
    Blade Vortex
    You have blades in a Blade Vortex around you

    blade_vortex_counter

    IsBuffDefinition1
    BuffMergeModesID4
    IsCharged1
    IsInvisible0
    IsRemovable0
    IsSkillBuff0
    BuffGroupsID-1
    Blade Vortex
    You have blades in a Blade Vortex around you
    buff_impl_stat
    current_number_of_spinning_blades

    new_blade_vortex

    IsBuffDefinition1
    BuffMergeModesID1
    IsCharged1
    IsInvisible1
    IsRemovable0
    IsSkillBuff0
    BuffGroupsID-1

    Codebuff_impl_stat
    PublicFlag1
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag1
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete

    Codecurrent_number_of_spinning_blades
    PublicFlag0
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag0
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete
    Blade Vortex
    You have blades in a Blade Vortex around you
    buff_impl_stat
    current_number_of_spinning_blades

    new_new_blade_vortex

    IsBuffDefinition1
    BuffMergeModesID1
    IsCharged1
    IsInvisible1
    IsRemovable0
    IsSkillBuff0
    BuffGroupsID-1

    Codebuff_impl_stat
    PublicFlag1
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag1
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete

    Codecurrent_number_of_spinning_blades
    PublicFlag0
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag0
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete