Vortex
Spell, AoE, Cold, Duration, Nova
Level: 1–20
Mana Cost: 11–20
Cooldown Time: 1.8 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.5%
Requires Level 28
An icy blast explodes around the caster, dealing cold damage to enemies, and leaving behind a whirling vortex which deals cold damage over time and chills enemies caught in it. If the caster targets near their Frostbolt projectiles, it will explode from a number of those projectiles instead, destroying them.
Deals (38–524) to (57–787) Cold Damage
+3 seconds to Base duration
Deals (106.5–1456.9) Base Cold Damage per second
Can explode from up to 5 Frostbolt Projectiles
(0–76)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
20% less Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolt
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect


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.

Vortex

DropLevel 28
BaseType Vortex
Class Active Skill Gems
CostOrb of Chance x 1
TargetTypesGround,
TypeSpell, Hit, Area, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanTotem, SkillCanMine, SpellCanRepeat, ColdSkill, Triggerable, Duration, ChillingArea, AreaSpell, Instant, NovaSpell, SecondWindSupport
IsActiveSkill1
DefaultTxtskill_stat_descriptions
GrantedEffectsID4517
Quality Gem /4

Quality Gem /4

TypeStatsWeight
Superior (0–10)% increased Area of Effect50
Anomalous (0–20)% increased Cold Damage100
Divergent (0–20)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
(0–20)% less Skill Effect Duration
50
Phantasmal (0–40)% increased Damage when Cast on Frostbolt100
Quest /3

Quest /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
3A Fixture of FateSiosa (Level 1)All Classes
3Sever the Right HandClarissaWitch Templar Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly Roth (Level 1)All Classes
Implicit
+3 seconds to Base duration
Can explode from up to 5 Frostbolt Projectiles
20% less Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolt
skill_override_pvp_scaling_time_ms [900]
is_area_damage [1]
Modifiers to Spell Damage apply to this Skill's Damage Over Time effect
Level Effect /40

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelIntelligenceMana CostDeals 38 to 57 Cold DamageDeals 106.5 Base Cold Damage per secondX% increased Cooldown Recovery RateExperience
128671138, 57106.5199,345
231731147, 71131.34285,815
334791258, 87161.18401,344
437851371, 106196.812554,379
540921386, 129239.316477,437
642961498, 147272.120583,786
74410014111, 167308.924710,359
84610415126, 189350.2281,355,511
94810915143, 214396.5321,138,877
105011315161, 242448.4361,368,233
115211716182, 274506.5401,638,338
125412116206, 309571.6441,956,648
135612517232, 348644.3483,655,184
145813017261, 392725.7523,017,327
156013418294, 441816.7567,759,995
166213818331, 496918.36015,138,193
176414218371, 5571031.76426,083,825
186614619417, 6251158.36862,620,247
196815119468, 7021299.572211,708,088
207015520524, 7871456.976
217220588, 8821632.580
227421658, 987182884
237621737, 11052045.988
247821824, 12362288.492
258022921, 13822558.496
2682221029, 15442858.8100
2784231149, 17243192.9104
2886231283, 19253564.5108
2988241432, 21483977.6112
3090241597, 23964436.7116
3191241687, 25304685.1120
3292251781, 26714946.9124
3393251880, 28205222.8128
3494251985, 29775513.5132
3595252095, 31435819.9136
3696252211, 33176142.8140
3797262334, 35016483144
3898262463, 36946841.5148
3999262599, 38987219.1152
40100262742, 41137617156
Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /18

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet /18

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damagehelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Vortex Damagehelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Vortex Damagehelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Blade Vortex Durationhelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effecthelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +2% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal LabyrinthBlade Vortex has +3% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each bladehelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless Labyrinth16% increased Vortex Area of Effect
The Eternal Labyrinth24% increased Vortex Area of Effect
The Merciless Labyrinth20% increased Vortex Durationhelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal Labyrinth30% increased Vortex Durationhelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless LabyrinthVortex has 30% increased Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolthelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal LabyrinthVortex has 45% increased Area of Effect when Cast on Frostbolthelmet(6.25%)
The Merciless LabyrinthVortex has 20% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet(6.25%)
The Eternal LabyrinthVortex has 30% increased Cooldown Recovery Ratehelmet(6.25%)
Microtransactions /1

Microtransactions /1

IconName
Black Hole Vortex Effect
Stack Size: 1 / 20
Your Vortex becomes a stationary black hole.
Supported By /75

Supported By /75

  • Active Type: Spell, Hit, Area, SkillCanTrap, SkillCanTotem, SkillCanMine, SpellCanRepeat, ColdSkill, Triggerable, Duration, ChillingArea, AreaSpell, Instant, NovaSpell, SecondWindSupport
  • 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
    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
    Blastchain Mine SupportSkillCanMine
    Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
    Blind SupportHit, Attack
    Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    Elemental Penetration SupportHit, Attack
    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
    High-Impact Mine SupportSkillCanMine
    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 Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
    Archmage SupportHit, Spell, AND
    Second Wind SupportSecondWindSupport
    Vortex Monster /14

    Vortex Monster /14

    NameModifiersSpectre
    Crashing Brinemonster_base_type_attack_cast_speed_+%_and_damage_-%_final [11]
    Cold Damage
    Y
    Flood Stridermonster_base_type_attack_cast_speed_+%_and_damage_-%_final [11]
    Cold Damage
    Y
    Crashing Wavemonster_base_type_attack_cast_speed_+%_and_damage_-%_final [11]
    Cold Damage
    Y
    Brine Princessmonster_base_type_attack_cast_speed_+%_and_damage_-%_final [11]
    Cold Damage
    monster_no_drops_or_experience [1]
    Y
    Agent of the Voidmonster_slain_experience_+% [100]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1500]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [2000]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    cannot_be_stunned_while_stunned [1]
    cannot_be_stunned_for_ms_after_stun_finished [2000]
    Y
    Entity of the Voidmonster_slain_experience_+% [100]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1500]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [2000]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    cannot_be_stunned_while_stunned [1]
    cannot_be_stunned_for_ms_after_stun_finished [2000]
    Y
    Void Remnantcannot_be_used_as_minion [1]
    N
    Mother Phyiamonster_base_type_attack_cast_speed_+%_and_damage_-%_final [11]
    Quick
    monster_slain_experience_+% [100]
    monster_dropped_item_quantity_+% [1500]
    monster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [2000]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [-33]
    cannot_be_taunted_when_taunted_ms [0]
    Extra Cold Damage
    cannot_be_stunned_while_stunned [1]
    cannot_be_stunned_for_ms_after_stun_finished [2000]
    Y
    Aurelio Voidsingermonster_dropped_item_rarity_+% [500]
    unique_boss_curse_effect_on_self_+%_final [0]
    base_cast_speed_+% [35]
    Y
    DaemonY
    Dario, the Living VoidY
    Guardian's Reflectionmonster_no_drops_or_experience [1]
    Y
    Anomalymonster_no_drops_or_experience [1]
    Y
    Craicic VassalY
    Vortex
    You are taking cold damage over time.
    base_cold_damage_taken_per_minute

    sandstorm_water

    IsBuffDefinition1
    BuffMergeModesID3
    IsCharged0
    IsInvisible0
    IsRemovable0
    IsSkillBuff0
    BuffGroupsID-1

    Codebase_cold_damage_taken_per_minute
    PublicFlag1
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag0
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete
    Vortex
    You are taking damage from a Vortex
    base_cold_damage_taken_per_minute
    is_on_ground_maelstrom

    ground_maelstrom_chill

    IsBuffDefinition1
    BuffMergeModesID3
    IsCharged0
    IsInvisible0
    IsRemovable0
    IsSkillBuff0
    BuffGroupsID-1
    Buff Related /1

    Buff Related /1

    datcodemod
    GroundEffectTypesMaelstorm

    Codeis_on_ground_maelstrom
    PublicFlag0
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag0
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDBoolean

    Codebase_cold_damage_taken_per_minute
    PublicFlag1
    LocalFlag0
    VirtualFlag0
    ProxiedFlag0
    PartyFlag0
    ObservableFlag0
    StatSemanticsIDDiscrete

    Vortex

    SpectreN
    Area[57] The Bath House [1] Concealed Caldarium [60] Luxurious Hideout
    Tagsunusable_corpse, water, construct, water_elemental
    Damage105%
    Life150%
    Energy Shield From Life150%
    Ailment Threshold150%
    Critical Strike Chance5%
    TypeWaterSpiral2
    Attack Distance6 ~ 6
    Attack Time1.305 Second
    Damage Spread20%
    Accuracy+100%

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 369.9 to 554.9 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    84Vortex431291306.61.305114281616185481714275000

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 331.5 to 497.3 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    82Vortex386281165.31.30595011419879451425275000

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 265.9 to 398.8 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    78Vortex29890925.51.3056402109406852960375000

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 201.2 to 301.8 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    73Vortex22207690.61.305407478725676611175000

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 151.7 to 227.6 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    68Vortex16152512.51.305258356424681387575000

    Melee
    Default Attack
    Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.
    skill_can_fire_arrows [1]
    skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles [1]

    Attack ProjectileAttack SkillCanMirageArcher Projectile MeleeSingleTarget AttackCanRepeat Melee SkillCanVolley
    Cast Time: 1 Second

    WaterVortex
    Deals 73.62 to 110.4 Cold Damage
    monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range [35]

    is_area_damage base_is_projectile Projectile SkillCanVolley Spell Hit Area SkillCanTrap SkillCanTotem SkillCanMine SpellCanRepeat Triggerable AreaSpell
    Cast Time: 1.4 Second
    Cooldown Time: 1.6 Second
    LevelNameExperienceDamageAttack TimeAlly LifeArmourEvasionEnergy ShieldResists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    60Vortex12398339.81.305165332793403248045000
    Melee20TargetNear
    WaterVortex30OnlyLastTarget
    Flee6NoRepeat TargetNear TargetIsEnemy
    StrafeLeft4OnlyLastTarget TargetNotNear
    StrafeRight4OnlyLastTarget TargetNotNear

    Object Type

    version 2
    extends "Metadata/Monsters/Monster"
    
    BaseEvents { }
    
    Actor
    {
    	basic_action = "Emerge"
    	basic_action = "ChangeToStance2"
    }
    
    Life
    {
    	corpse_usable = false
    }

    Object Type Codes

    version 2
    extends "Metadata/Monsters/Monster"
    
    Render
    {
         //turn_duration = 0.5
    }
    Resists FireResists ColdResists LightningResists Chaos
    20000
    45000
    75000
    Path of Building
    Spectre
    -- Data\3_0\Spectres.lua
    minions["Metadata/Monsters/WaterSpiral/WaterSpiral2"] = {
        name = "Vortex",
        life = 1.5,
        energyShield = 1.5,
        fireResist = 75,
        coldResist = 0,
        lightningResist = 0,
        chaosResist = 0,
        damage = 1.05,
        damageSpread = 0.2,
        attackTime = 1.305,
        attackRange = 6,
        accuracy = 1,
        skillList = {
            "Melee",
            "WaterVortex",
        },
        modList = {
        },
    }
    -- Data\3_0\Skills\spectre.lua
    skills["Melee"] = {
        name = "Default Attack",
        hidden = true,
        color = 4,
        baseEffectiveness = 0,
        incrementalEffectiveness = 0,
        description = "Strike your foes down with a powerful blow.",
        skillTypes = {
            [SkillType.Attack] = true,
            [SkillType.ProjectileAttack] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanMirageArcher] = true,
            [SkillType.Projectile] = true,
            [SkillType.MeleeSingleTarget] = true,
            [SkillType.AttackCanRepeat] = true,
            [SkillType.Melee] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanVolley] = true,
        },
        statDescriptionScope = "skill_stat_descriptions",
        castTime = 1,
        baseFlags = {
            attack = true,
            melee = true,
            projectile = true,
        },
        baseMods = {
        },
        qualityStats = {
        },
        stats = {
            "skill_can_fire_arrows",
            "skill_can_fire_wand_projectiles",
        },
        levels = {
            [1] = {1, 1, levelRequirement = 1, statInterpolation = {1, 1},  },
        },
    }
    -- Data\3_0\Skills\spectre.lua
    skills["WaterVortex"] = {
        name = "WaterVortex",
        hidden = true,
        color = 4,
        baseEffectiveness = 0.2727,
        incrementalEffectiveness = 0.045,
        skillTypes = {
            [SkillType.Projectile] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanVolley] = true,
            [SkillType.Spell] = true,
            [SkillType.Hit] = true,
            [SkillType.Area] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanTrap] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanTotem] = true,
            [SkillType.SkillCanMine] = true,
            [SkillType.SpellCanRepeat] = true,
            [SkillType.Triggerable] = true,
            [SkillType.AreaSpell] = true,
        },
        statDescriptionScope = "skill_stat_descriptions",
        castTime = 1.4,
        baseFlags = {
            area = true,
            spell = true,
            projectile = true,
        },
        baseMods = {
        },
        qualityStats = {
        },
        stats = {
            "spell_minimum_base_cold_damage",
            "spell_maximum_base_cold_damage",
            "monster_reverse_point_blank_damage_-%_at_minimum_range",
            "is_area_damage",
            "base_is_projectile",
        },
        levels = {
            [1] = {0.8, 1.2, 35, levelRequirement = 3, statInterpolation = {3, 3, 1},  },
            [2] = {1.04, 1.56, 35, levelRequirement = 68, statInterpolation = {3, 3, 1},  },
        },
    }