Splitting Steel
Attack, Projectile, AoE, Physical
Level: 1–20
Mana Cost: 5–8
Cast Time: 1 sec
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 100–168%
Requires Level 1
Consume a Steel Shard to fire a single projectile that splits on impact or at the targeted location, dealing area damage when it splits and again when the split projectiles explode at the end of their flight. Requires a Sword or Axe. Steel Shards are gained with the Call of Steel Skill.
Deals (100–168.4)% of Base Attack Damage
Projectiles Split towards (2–4) targets
Consumes up to 1 Steel Shard
60% chance to Impale Enemies on Hit
(2–75) to (3–113) Added Attack Physical Damage
Projectiles which have Split deal 35% less Damage
50% less Area of Effect after Splitting
+(0–4) to radius
Modifiers to number of Projectiles instead apply to
the number of targets Projectile Splits towards
If you have no Steel Shards, Projectile counts as already having Split
Projectiles can Split without hitting a target


Additional Effects From Quality:
(0–20)% increased Impale Effect
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

Splitting Steel

BaseType Splitting Steel
Class Active Skill Gems
CostScroll of Wisdom x 1
WeaponOne Hand Swords, Thrusting One Hand Swords, One Hand Axes, Two Hand Swords, Two Hand Axes
TargetTypesGround, Enemy
TypeAttack, ProjectileAttack, Projectile, SkillCanVolley, SteelSkill, Area, PhysicalSkill
IsActiveSkill1
DefaultTxtskill_stat_descriptions
GrantedEffectsID8317
Quality Gem /4

Quality Gem /4

TypeStatsWeight
Superior (0–20)% increased Impale Effect50
Anomalous (0–10)% chance to inflict an additional Impale when this Skill inflicts Impale20
Divergent (0–10)% increased Area of Effect
(0–20)% increased Projectile Speed
100
Phantasmal (0–40)% increased Damage50
Implicit
Consumes up to 1 Steel Shard
60% chance to Impale Enemies on Hit
Projectiles which have Split deal 35% less Damage
50% less Area of Effect after Splitting
Modifiers to number of Projectiles instead apply to
the number of targets Projectile Splits towards
If you have no Steel Shards, Projectile counts as already having Split
Projectiles can Split without hitting a target
base_is_projectile [1]
Level Effect /40

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelStrengthDexterityMana CostBase DamageProjectiles Split towards 2 targets2 to 3 Added Attack Physical Damage+X to radiusExperience
11645100%22, 3070
22755103.6%22, 30308
341075107.2%23, 401,554
4714105110.8%24, 606,667
51119135114.4%25, 8126,047
61626186118%27, 11149,725
72031226121.6%29, 13195,714
82437256125.2%311, 171169,595
92842296128.8%314, 202283,759
103247336132.4%316, 252453,996
113653367136%320, 302703,128
124058407139.6%324, 3521,061,223
134463447143.2%328, 4232,065,870
144868487146.8%333, 4932,507,110
155274517150.4%339, 5835,798,936
165679558154%345, 68315,083,919
176084598157.6%352, 79427,792,735
186490628161.2%461, 91443,869,739
196794658164.8%468, 1024242,081,556
207098688168.4%475, 1134
21729172%481, 1225
22749175.6%487, 1305
23769179.2%493, 1405
24789182.8%4100, 1505
25809186.4%4107, 1606
268210190%4114, 1726
278410193.6%4123, 1846
288610197.2%5131, 1976
298810200.8%5140, 2107
309010204.4%5150, 2247
319111204.4%5155, 2327
329211208%5160, 2407
339311211.6%5165, 2487
349411215.2%5171, 2567
359511218.8%5176, 2657
369611222.4%5182, 2738
379712226%5188, 2828
389812229.6%6194, 2928
399912233.2%6201, 3018
4010012236.8%6207, 3118
Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /6

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /6

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless LabyrinthSplitting Steel deals 25% increased Damagehelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal LabyrinthSplitting Steel deals 40% increased Damagehelmet(16.67%)
The Merciless LabyrinthSplitting Steel has 16% increased Area of Effecthelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal LabyrinthSplitting Steel has 24% increased Area of Effecthelmet(16.67%)
The Merciless LabyrinthSplitting Steel has 20% chance to not consume Steel Shardshelmet(16.67%)
The Eternal LabyrinthSplitting Steel has 30% chance to not consume Steel Shardshelmet(16.67%)
Supported By /96

Supported By /96

  • Active Type: Attack, ProjectileAttack, Projectile, SkillCanVolley, SteelSkill, Area, PhysicalSkill
  • Support GemActiveType
    Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Faster Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
    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
    Additional Accuracy SupportAttack, Type56
    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
    Mana Leech SupportAttack
    Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Stun SupportHit, Attack
    Pierce SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
    Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Concentrated Effect SupportArea, CreateMinion, Type53
    Cold to Fire SupportHit, Attack
    Combustion SupportHit, Attack
    Elemental Damage with Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
    Life Gain on Hit SupportAttack, Type56
    Elemental Proliferation SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Culling Strike SupportHit, Attack
    Point Blank SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
    Iron Grip SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
    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
    Elemental Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Chain SupportChaining, Projectile, Type54, Type56, Type97
    Fork SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
    Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
    Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Cast On Critical Strike SupportAttack
    Slower Projectiles SupportProjectile, ProjectileDamage, Type54, Type56
    Vicious Projectiles SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
    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
    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
    Onslaught SupportHit, Attack
    Volley SupportSkillCanVolley
    Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
    Withering Touch SupportAttack
    Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
    Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
    Impale SupportAttack
    Nightblade SupportAttack
    Arrow Nova SupportProjectile, Type54, OR, ProjectileAttack, Type56, OR, AND, SkillCanVolley, AND
    Barrage SupportProjectile, Type54, OR, Type73, OR, ProjectileAttack, Type56, OR, AND
    Awakened Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Brutality SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
    Awakened Elemental Damage with Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
    Awakened Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
    Awakened Arrow Nova SupportProjectile, Type54, OR, ProjectileAttack, Type56, OR, AND, SkillCanVolley, AND
    Awakened Cast On Critical Strike SupportAttack
    Awakened Chain SupportChaining, Projectile, Type54, Type56, Type97
    Awakened Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
    Awakened Fork SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
    Awakened Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56, Type73
    Awakened Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
    Awakened Void Manipulation SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
    Awakened Vicious Projectiles SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
    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 Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus