Vaal Blade Vortex
Level: (1–20)
Souls Per Use: 30
Can Store 2 Use
Soul Gain Prevention: 6 sec
Cast Time: 0.80 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 60%
AoE Radius: 15
Requires Level (12–70), (33–155) Dex
Creates an independently-moving vortex of ethereal blades which lasts for a duration. The vortex moves toward nearby enemies, repeatedly damaging enemies that it passes through.
Deals (11–276) to (17–413) Physical Damage
Base duration is 5 seconds
Hits Enemies every 0.2 Seconds
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
+(0.8–1.2) metres to radius
100% increased Critical Strike Chance
Has 10 blades
Corrupted

Additional Effects From Quality:
+(0–5)% increased Hit Rate for each blade
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Level Effect /40
Implicit
Base duration is 5 seconds
Hits Enemies every 0.2 Seconds
100% increased Critical Strike Chance
Has 10 blades
Modifiers to Skill Effect Duration also apply to this Skill's Soul Gain Prevention
LevelRequires LevelDexDeals 11 to 17 Physical Damage+0.8 metres to radiusExperience
1123311, 170.815,249
2153914, 210.841,517
3194819, 280.881,983
4235624, 360.8147,968
5276431, 470.9250,557
6317339, 590.9405,086
7358149, 740.9447,718
8388858, 870.9615,318
9419468, 1021834,639
104410079, 11911,570,760
114710692, 13811,633,987
1250113107, 16112,151,030
1353119124, 1861.12,812,189
1456125144, 2151.15,099,360
1559132166, 2481.19,400,731
1662138191, 2861.115,273,366
1764142209, 3141.226,286,582
1866146230, 3441.262,890,590
1968151252, 3771.2212,046,017
2070155276, 4131.2
2172302, 4521.3
2274330, 4951.3
2376361, 5411.3
2478394, 5911.3
2580430, 6451.4
2682470, 7041.4
2784512, 7681.4
2886559, 8381.4
2988609, 9131.5
3090663, 9951.5
3191692, 10391.5
3292723, 10841.5
3393754, 11311.5
3494787, 11801.5
3595821, 12311.5
3696856, 12841.6
3797893, 13391.6
3898931, 13971.6
3999971, 14571.6
401001013, 15191.6
Attribute /7

Vaal Blade Vortex

KeyValue
DropLevel 12
BaseType Vaal Blade Vortex
Class Skill Gems
TargetTypesGround, Enemy
TypeSpell, Damage, Area, Duration, Totemable, TotemCastsAlone, Vaal, AreaSpell, Physical
ItemTypeMetadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemVaalBladeVortex
Referencepoe.ninja, Community Wiki
Vaal Blade Vortex Monster /1 ⍟
NameModifiersSpectre
DaemonY
Microtransactions /5 ⍟
Demonic Blade Vortex
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.
Hasina Blade Vortex Effect
Your Blade Vortex becomes a Hasina Effect.
Supported By /76 ⍟
  • Active Type: Spell, Damage, Area, Duration, Totemable, TotemCastsAlone, Vaal, AreaSpell, Physical
  • IconName
    Added Fire Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Added Cold Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Area of Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect.
    Added Lightning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Critical Strikes Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Critical Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Knockback Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Life Leech Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech life based on damage dealt.
    Added Chaos Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Stun Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making it easier to stun enemies with those skills.
    Item Rarity Support
    Supports any skill that can kill enemies.
    Faster Casting Support
    Supports non-instant spell skills.
    Concentrated Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect, regardless of whether that skill deals damage.
    Increased Duration Support
    Supports any skill with a duration.
    Cold to Fire Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Combustion Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Elemental Proliferation Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.
    Culling Strike Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies. If enemies are left below 10% of maximum life after being hit by these skills, they will be killed.
    Iron Will Support
    Supports spell skills, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their spell damage.
    Spell Totem Support
    Supports spell skills that are not triggered. Instead of casting that spell, you will summon a totem that casts the spell for you.
    Chance to Flee Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Blind Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Fire Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.
    Cold Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.
    Lightning Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.
    Elemental Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy elemental resistances.
    Power Charge On Critical Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Burning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or can deal burning damage directly.
    Hextouch Support
    Must support both a skill that hits enemies, and a hex curse skill to work. The hex will be applied when enemies are hit by the other skill. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Minions cannot apply hexes this way.
    Less Duration Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration.
    Block Chance Reduction Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Physical to Lightning Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Ice Bite Support
    Supports any skill you use to hit enemies yourself. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines.
    Hypothermia Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Innervate Support
    Supports any skill you use to hit enemies yourself. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines.
    Critical Strike Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Void Manipulation Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Controlled Destruction Support
    Supports attack skills, or spell skills that deal damage.
    Swift Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.
    Elemental Focus Support
    Supports any skill that hits or burns enemies, or inflicts elemental ailments.
    Ignite Proliferation Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Chance to Poison Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Deadly Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Decay Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Efficacy Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage or has a duration.
    Vile Toxins Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Immolate Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Unbound Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies or inflicts ailments
    Brutality Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Arcane Surge Support
    Each supported spell will track how much mana you spend on it, granting a buff when the total mana spent reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, mines or skills with a reservation.
    Summon Phantasm Support
    Supports skills that can hit enemies, or create minions. When those skills or minions kill enemies, or hit rare or unique enemies they will have a chance to summon a Phantasm minion, which uses a piercing projectile spell that deals physical damage.
    Bonechill Support
    Supports any skill that can chill enemies or create chilling areas.
    Energy Leech Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech energy shield based on damage dealt.
    Awakened Added Fire Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Brutality Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Awakened Burning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or can deal burning damage directly.
    Awakened Fire Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.
    Awakened Added Cold Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Cold Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.
    Awakened Deadly Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Swift Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.
    Awakened Void Manipulation Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Awakened Added Chaos Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Added Lightning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Controlled Destruction Support
    Supports attack skills, or spell skills that deal damage.
    Awakened Hextouch Support
    Must support both a skill that hits enemies, and a hex curse skill to work. The hex will be applied when enemies are hit by the other skill. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Minions cannot apply hexes this way.
    Awakened Elemental Focus Support
    Supports any skill that hits or burns enemies, or inflicts elemental ailments.
    Awakened Increased Area of Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect.
    Awakened Lightning Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.
    Awakened Unbound Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies or inflicts ailments
    Trinity Support
    Supports skills that hit enemies, causing them to gain bonuses while you have resonance of all three elements, and to grant resonance of elements other than the highest one in a hit. There is a maximum of 50 Resonance for each Element. Cannot support triggered skills, instant skills, orb skills, brands, skills with a reservation, or skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Cruelty Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies. Minions cannot gain Cruelty.
    Overcharge Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Spellblade Support
    Supports spells that hit enemies. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Devour Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Sadism Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Blade Vortex
    Level: (1–40)
    Cost: (6–22) Mana
    Cast Time: 0.50 sec
    Requires Level (12–100)
    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 (3–681) to (5–1022) Physical Damage
    Base duration is 4 seconds
    +(0–0.4) metres to radius
    35% increased Hit Rate for each blade
    35% more Damage for each blade
    Can have up to 10 active spinning blades
    action ignores crit tracking [1]
    base skill show average damage instead of dps [1]
    damage originates from initiator location [1]
    is area damage [1]
    skill can add multiple charges per action [1]
    skill cannot gain repeat bonuses [1]

    Additional Effects From Quality:
    +(0–5)% increased Hit Rate for each blade
    Level Effect /40
    Implicit
    Base duration is 4 seconds
    Can have up to 10 active spinning blades
    35% increased Hit Rate for each blade
    35% more Damage for each blade
    LevelRequires LevelCostDeals 3 to 5 Physical Damage# metres to radiusExperience
    11263, 50
    21564, 60
    31976, 90
    42388, 120
    527911, 160
    631914, 210
    7351018, 270
    8381122, 330.1
    9411126, 400.1
    10441232, 480.1
    11471238, 570.1
    12501345, 680.1
    13531354, 810.1
    14561464, 960.1
    15591476, 1140.2
    16621590, 1350.2
    176415101, 1510.2
    186616113, 1690.2
    196816126, 1890.2
    207016140, 2110.2
    217217157, 2350.2
    227417174, 2620.3
    237618194, 2910.3
    247818216, 3240.3
    258018241, 3610.3
    268219267, 4010.3
    278419297, 4460.3
    288619330, 4950.3
    298820367, 5500.4
    309020407, 6100.4
    319120429, 6430.4
    329220451, 6770.4
    339321475, 7130.4
    349421501, 7510.4
    359521527, 7910.4
    369621555, 8320.4
    379721584, 8760.4
    389822615, 9230.4
    399922647, 9710.4
    4010022681, 10220.4
    Attribute /6

    Blade Vortex

    KeyValue
    CostiLvl 1: Normal: 3xArmourer's Scrap · Normal: 10000xGold
    BaseType Blade Vortex
    TargetTypesAny
    TypeSpell, Damage, Area, Duration, Totemable, Multicastable, Triggerable, TotemCastsAlone, CanRapidFire, AreaSpell, Physical
    BuffIcon
    ActiveSkillsCodenew_new_blade_vortex
    Crucible Weapon /2
    WeightDesc
    1000 (T5)30% chance for Blade Vortex and Blade Blast to Impale Enemies on Hit
    Blade Vortex and Blade Blast deal no Non-Physical Damage
    1000 (T5)60% chance for Blade Vortex and Blade Blast to Impale Enemies on Hit
    Blade Vortex and Blade Blast deal no Non-Physical Damage
    Supported By /86
  • Active Type: Spell, Damage, Area, Duration, Totemable, Multicastable, Triggerable, TotemCastsAlone, CanRapidFire, AreaSpell, Physical
  • IconName
    Added Fire Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Added Cold Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Area of Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect.
    Added Lightning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Critical Strikes Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Increased Critical Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Knockback Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Life Leech Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech life based on damage dealt.
    Added Chaos Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Stun Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making it easier to stun enemies with those skills.
    Item Rarity Support
    Supports any skill that can kill enemies.
    Faster Casting Support
    Supports non-instant spell skills.
    Concentrated Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect, regardless of whether that skill deals damage.
    Increased Duration Support
    Supports any skill with a duration.
    Cold to Fire Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Combustion Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Elemental Proliferation Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or could otherwise apply elemental ailments.
    Culling Strike Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies. If enemies are left below 10% of maximum life after being hit by these skills, they will be killed.
    Iron Will Support
    Supports spell skills, making the increase to physical melee damage from strength also increase their spell damage.
    Spell Totem Support
    Supports spell skills that are not triggered. Instead of casting that spell, you will summon a totem that casts the spell for you.
    Chance to Flee Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Blind Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Fire Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.
    Cold Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.
    Lightning Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.
    Elemental Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy elemental resistances.
    Spell Echo Support
    Supports spell skills, making them repeat when cast. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, triggered skills, instant skills, blink skills, or skills with a reservation.
    Power Charge On Critical Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Burning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or can deal burning damage directly.
    Hextouch Support
    Must support both a skill that hits enemies, and a hex curse skill to work. The hex will be applied when enemies are hit by the other skill. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Minions cannot apply hexes this way.
    Less Duration Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration.
    Cast on Death Support
    Each supported spell skill will be triggered when you die. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.
    Cast when Damage Taken Support
    Each supported spell skill will track damage you take, and be triggered when the total damage taken reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.
    Cast when Stunned Support
    Each supported spell skill will have a chance to be triggered when you are stunned. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Vaal skills, channelling skills, and skills with a reservation cannot be triggered.
    Block Chance Reduction Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Physical to Lightning Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Ice Bite Support
    Supports any skill you use to hit enemies yourself. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines.
    Hypothermia Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Innervate Support
    Supports any skill you use to hit enemies yourself. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, or mines.
    Critical Strike Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Void Manipulation Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Controlled Destruction Support
    Supports attack skills, or spell skills that deal damage.
    Swift Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.
    Elemental Focus Support
    Supports any skill that hits or burns enemies, or inflicts elemental ailments.
    Ignite Proliferation Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Chance to Poison Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Deadly Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Decay Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Efficacy Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage or has a duration.
    Vile Toxins Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Immolate Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Unbound Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies or inflicts ailments
    Brutality Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Arcane Surge Support
    Each supported spell will track how much mana you spend on it, granting a buff when the total mana spent reaches a threshold. Cannot support skills used by totems, traps, mines or skills with a reservation.
    Summon Phantasm Support
    Supports skills that can hit enemies, or create minions. When those skills or minions kill enemies, or hit rare or unique enemies they will have a chance to summon a Phantasm minion, which uses a piercing projectile spell that deals physical damage.
    Bonechill Support
    Supports any skill that can chill enemies or create chilling areas.
    Energy Leech Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, causing those hits to leech energy shield based on damage dealt.
    Intensify Support
    Supports spell skills that you cast yourself. Cannot support triggered skills, Vaal skills, instant skills, channelling skills, skills with a reservation or which create minions, or skills used by totems, traps, or mines.
    Unleash Support
    Supports spell skills, making their effect reoccur when cast. Cannot support skills with cooldowns, triggered skills, Brand skills, Vaal skills, channelling skills, skills with a reservation, or skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Awakened Added Fire Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Brutality Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Awakened Burning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, or can deal burning damage directly.
    Awakened Fire Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy fire resistance.
    Awakened Added Cold Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Cold Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy cold resistance.
    Awakened Deadly Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Swift Affliction Support
    Supports any skill that has a duration, or can hit enemies to inflict ailments on them.
    Awakened Void Manipulation Support
    Supports any skill that deals damage.
    Awakened Added Chaos Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Added Lightning Damage Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Awakened Controlled Destruction Support
    Supports attack skills, or spell skills that deal damage.
    Awakened Hextouch Support
    Must support both a skill that hits enemies, and a hex curse skill to work. The hex will be applied when enemies are hit by the other skill. Cannot support totems, traps, or mines. Minions cannot apply hexes this way.
    Awakened Elemental Focus Support
    Supports any skill that hits or burns enemies, or inflicts elemental ailments.
    Awakened Increased Area of Effect Support
    Supports any skill with an area of effect.
    Awakened Lightning Penetration Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies, making those hits penetrate enemy lightning resistance.
    Awakened Spell Echo Support
    Supports spell skills, making them repeat when cast. Cannot support Vaal skills, totem skills, channelling skills, triggered skills, instant skills, blink skills, or skills with a reservation.
    Awakened Unbound Ailments Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies or inflicts ailments
    Awakened Unleash Support
    Supports spell skills, making their effect reoccur when cast. Cannot support skills with cooldowns, triggered skills, Brand skills, Vaal skills, channelling skills, skills with a reservation, or skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Archmage Support
    Supports spell skills that deal damage with hits and have no reservation. Cannot support arcane skills, Brand skills, Orb skills, Vaal skills, or skills used by totems, traps or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Trinity Support
    Supports skills that hit enemies, causing them to gain bonuses while you have resonance of all three elements, and to grant resonance of elements other than the highest one in a hit. There is a maximum of 50 Resonance for each Element. Cannot support triggered skills, instant skills, orb skills, brands, skills with a reservation, or skills used by totems, traps, or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Cruelty Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies. Minions cannot gain Cruelty.
    Overcharge Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Spellblade Support
    Supports spells that hit enemies. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Devour Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.
    Sacrifice Support
    Supports spell skills that hit enemies and have no reservation. Cannot support brand skills, orb skills, channelling skills, Vaal skills or skills used by traps or mines. Cannot modify the skills of minions.
    Sadism Support
    Supports any skill that hits enemies.

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    Vaal Blade Vortex

    For the non-Vaal counterpart, see Blade Vortex.

    Vaal Blade Vortex is a Vaal skill gem that creates a vortex of blades that rapidly deal physical damage. The vortex will home in on enemies while it lasts.

    Version history

    VersionChanges
    3.14.0
  • Now deals 11 to 17 Physical Damage at gem level 1 (previously 14 to 20), and 276 to 413 Physical Damage at gem level 20 (previously 331 to 496).
  • Now has added damage effectiveness of 60% (previously 75%).
  • Now hits enemies every 0.2 seconds (previously 0.13).
  • Now has a base duration of 5 seconds (previously 3).
  • Now stores up to 2 uses (previously 1).
  • Now has a Soul Gain Prevention duration of 6 seconds (previously 5).
  • Vaal Skill Gems can now only be obtained from a set of specific methods such as Corrupting Gems, Vaal Side Areas, Divination Cards (that specifically grant Vaal Skill Gems) and the Lapidary Lens in the Temple of Atzoatl.
  • 3.6.0
  • Now deals 14 to 20 Physical damage at level 1 of the gem (from 20 to 30), up to 331 to 496 Physical damage at level 20 of the gem (from 369 to 554).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 75% (from 80%).
  • 3.3.0c
  • Improved the AI of Vaal Blade Vortex.
  • 3.3.0
  • Vaal Blade Vortex has been added to the game.

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