Withering Touch Support
Chaos, Physical, Attack, Support, Duration
Level: 1–20
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 38
Supports attack skills.
Supported Skills have 25% chance to inflict Withered on Hit
Withered lasts 2 seconds
Supported Skills gain (10–29)% of Physical Damage as Extra Chaos Damage


Additional Effects From Quality:
Supported Skills deal (0–10)% increased Chaos Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Unusual Gems /3

Unusual Gems /3

TypeStatsWeight
Superior Supported Skills deal (0–10)% increased Chaos Damage50
Anomalous Supported Skills have (0–20)% increased Skill Effect Duration100
Divergent Supported Skills have a (0–20)% chance to apply an additional Withered Debuff when inflicting Withered50
Quest /2

Quest /2

Level Effect /40

Level Effect /40

Implicit
Cost & Reservation Multiplier: 130%
Withered lasts 2 seconds
Supported Skills have 25% chance to inflict Withered on Hit
(Withered applies 6% increased Chaos Damage Taken, and can be inflicted up to 15 times)
LevelRequires LevelDexteritySupported Skills gain 10% of Physical Damage as Extra Chaos DamageExperience
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2406611477,437
3426912583,786
4447213710,359
54675141,355,511
64878151,138,877
75081161,368,233
85284171,638,338
95487181,956,648
105690193,655,184
115893203,017,327
126096213,576,232
136299224,231,667
1464102232,395,078
1565103248,421,063
16661052516,159,983
17671062641,170,367
18681082786,794,448
196910928157,405,063
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Withering Touch Support

Referencepoe.ninja, Community Wiki
AcronymHit, Withered
DropLevel 38
BaseType Withering Touch Support
Class Support Skill Gems
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MetadataMetadata/Items/Gems/SupportGemChaosAttacks
Supported Gem /93 ⍟

Supported Gem /93 ⍟

Active Skill GemDescription
Spectral Shield ThrowThrows a spectral copy of your shield as a projectile which cannot pierce, and deals off-hand damage augmented by the defences of the shield. When it collides with something it will shatter, launching a number of smaller shards as projectiles in all directions. Modifiers that cause additional projectiles to be fired will add more shards, not more copies of the shield.
Leap SlamJump into the air, damaging and knocking back enemies with your weapon where you land. Enemies you would land on are pushed out of the way. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Sword or Staff. Cannot be supported by Multistrike.
Charged DashChannel to project an illusion which you steer. You gain stages while it moves, until it stops at a maximum total distance. Waves of area damage frequently pulse along its path, based on your attack speed. Stop channelling to teleport to the illusion, dealing a final wave of damage.
Blade FlurryRepeatedly hit enemies in a circle in front of you while channelling, dealing damage to and around the enemy. The damage is continually boosted while channelling. You unleash an additional hit for each stage reached once the channelling ends. Requires a Dagger, Claw or One-Handed Sword.
SweepSwings a two handed melee weapon in a circle, knocking back monsters around the character.
Ground SlamSlams the ground in front of you, creating a wave that travels forward and damages enemies with an increased chance to stun. The wave deals more damage to closer enemies. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
CleaveThe character swings their weapon (or both weapons if dual wielding) in an arc, damaging monsters in an area in front of them. Only works with Axes and Swords.
Shield ChargeCharges at a targeted location or enemy, pushing away enemies in your path and repeatedly dealing off-hand damage in a small area in front of you. You deal damage in a larger area when you reach the target. The further you travel, the more damage you deal, and the greater your chance of stunning enemies. Cannot be supported by Multistrike.
Double StrikePerforms two fast strikes with a melee weapon.
LacerateSlashes twice, releasing waves of force that damage enemies they hit. Enemies in the middle of the slashes can be hit by both. The slashes will have a chance to inflict bleeding in Blood Stance, or have a wider angle in Sand Stance, Can be used with Axes and Swords. You are in Blood Stance by default.
Elemental HitEach attack with this skill will choose an element at random, and will only be able to deal damage of that element. If the attack hits an enemy, it will also deal damage in an area around them, with the radius being larger if that enemy is suffering from an ailment of the chosen element. It will avoid choosing the same element twice in a row.
Dual StrikeAttacks with both weapons, dealing the damage of both in one strike. Dual wield only. Does not work with wands.
Whirling BladesDive through enemies, dealing weapon damage. Only works with daggers, claws and one handed swords. Cannot be supported by Multistrike.
FrenzyPerforms an attack that gives the character a frenzy charge if it hits. Frenzy charges increase your attack speed.
Caustic ArrowFires an arrow which deals chaos damage in an area on impact, and spreads caustic ground. Enemies standing on the caustic ground take chaos damage over time.
Ice ShotFires an arrow that converts some physical damage to cold on its target and converts all physical damage to cold in a cone behind that target.
Static StrikeAttack with a melee weapon, gaining static energy for a duration if you hit an enemy. While you have static energy, you'll frequently hit a number of nearby enemies with beams, dealing attack damage.
Split ArrowFires multiple arrows at different targets.
Flicker StrikeTeleports the character to a nearby monster and attacks with a melee weapon. If no specific monster is targeted, one is picked at random. Grants a buff that increases movement speed for a duration. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending a Frenzy Charge.
Infernal BlowAttacks with your weapon, applying a charged debuff to enemies hit by your strike, and an uncharged debuff to any other enemies hit. Upon reaching 6 charges, expiring, or the enemy's death, the charged debuff is removed, and it deals damage to that and other nearby enemies. Enemies with either debuff explode when they die, damaging other nearby enemies. Damage from this explosion cannot be reflected. Requires a Sword, Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
Glacial HammerHits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. If an enemy is frozen and is on less than one third life, they will shatter when hit by Glacial Hammer. If striking three times in a row, the third strike will freeze enemies more easily. Requires a Mace, Sceptre or Staff.
Viper StrikeHits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to chaos damage and inflicting poison which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. If dual wielding, will strike with both weapons. Requires a claw, dagger or sword.
Explosive ArrowFires an arrow which will stick into an enemy or wall, and then explode, dealing area damage around it, either after a duration or when the maximum number of arrows stuck to that target is reached. If an enemy has multiple Explosive Arrows stuck in them, the first one to explode will consume the others, adding their damage to its explosion.
RipostePerform a deadly counter-attack when you block. Uses both weapons while you're dual wielding.
VengeanceChance to perform a swift counter-attack against all enemies around you when you are hit. Weapon range increases the area of this attack. Requires a Melee Weapon.
ReckoningPerform a swift counter-attack against enemies in a cone shape when you block with your shield.
Heavy StrikeAttacks enemies with a forceful blow, knocking them back. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Axe, Sword or Two-Handed Weapon.
Dominating BlowAttacks enemies with a melee strike, applying a debuff for a short duration. If a non-unique enemy dies while affected by the debuff, the enemy's corpse will be consumed and a Sentinel of Dominance with the same rarity, prefix and suffix modifiers will be summoned for a longer secondary duration.
Rain of ArrowsFires multiple arrows into the air, to land in sequence after a delay, starting at the targeted location and spreading outwards in all directions. Each arrow deals damage in an area around it. Half of the arrows will land directly on targets if there are targets in their range.
Lightning StrikeInfuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy is released from the weapon as projectiles as you strike, flying out to hit farther-away enemies. The projectiles cannot miss if the melee attack hits a target.
Power SiphonFires your wand to unleash projectiles that fire toward enemies in front of you or to your sides, dealing increased damage and granting you a power charge if an enemy is killed by, or soon after, the hit.
PuncturePunctures enemies, causing a bleeding debuff, which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration. Puncture works with bows, daggers, claws or swords.
Lightning ArrowFires a charged arrow at the target, causing them to be struck by a bolt of lightning which damages nearby enemies.
Burning ArrowFires a burning arrow that deals fire damage and has a chance to ignite.
CycloneChannel this skill to move towards a targeted location while spinning, building up stages while constantly attacking enemies in an area around you. While channelling this skill, you cannot be knocked back.
ReaveAttacks a small area in front of you. Each Reave that hits an enemy grants stages, which you will begin to lose after a short period without hitting anything. Only works with Daggers, Claws, and One-Handed Swords.
Spectral ThrowThrows a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It flies out and then returns to you, in a spinning attack that damages enemies in its path.
BarrageAfter a short preparation time, you attack repeatedly with a ranged weapon. These attacks have a small randomised spread. Only works with Bows and Wands.
Vaal Burning ArrowFires an arrow that explodes, dealing fire damage to its target and other nearby enemies, with an increased chance of igniting them.
Vaal Power SiphonFires your wand simultaneously at all nearby enemies, culling those close to death and granting you a power charge for each. Cannot be supported by Volley.
Vaal CycloneSpin and attack in place, damaging nearby enemies and pulling others towards you. While using this skill, you cannot be stunned or knocked back. Cannot be supported by Ruthless.
Vaal Ground SlamSlams the ground in front of you, creating a wave that travels in all directions that damages enemies with an increased chance to stun. The wave deals more damage to closer enemies. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
Vaal Rain of ArrowsFires multiple arrows into the air, to land in multiple sequences after a delay, each starting at the targeted location and spreading outwards in all directions. Each arrow deals damage in an area around it. Half of the arrows will land directly on targets if there are targets in their range.
Vaal Spectral ThrowThrows several spectral copies of your melee weapon. They fly out and then return to you, in a spinning attack that damages enemies in their path.
Vaal Lightning StrikeInfuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy becomes an orb attached to the enemy you hit, or the ground if you don't hit an enemy. The orb will periodically fire projectiles at other nearby enemies for a duration, which will also damage the enemy the orb is attached to.
Vaal Double StrikePerforms two fast strikes with a melee weapon, each of which summons a double of you for a duration to continuously attack monsters in this fashion.
Vaal Glacial HammerHits enemies, converting some of your physical damage to cold damage. It traps enemies with you in a circle of ice so that they can't escape. Requires a Mace, Sceptre or Staff.
Vaal ReaveRepeatedly attacks a large area in different directions. Each Vaal Reave that hits an enemy grants stages, which you will begin to lose after a short period without hitting anything. Only works with Daggers, Claws, and One-Handed Swords.
Molten StrikeInfuses your melee weapon with molten energies to attack with physical and fire damage. This attack causes balls of molten magma to launch forth from the enemies you hit, divided amongst all enemies hit by the strike. These will explode, causing AoE attack damage to enemies where they land.
Tornado ShotFires a piercing shot that travels until it reaches the targeted location. It will then fire projectiles out in all directions from that point, which will travel for a short time before disappearing.
Mirror ArrowFires an arrow at the target destination. When the arrow lands, a clone is summoned. The clone is a minion that uses your bow and quiver.
Blink ArrowFires an arrow at the target destination. When the arrow lands, you are teleported to it and a clone is summoned at your old location. The clone is a minion that uses your bow and quiver.
Kinetic BlastFires a projectile from a Wand that causes a series of small explosions surrounding its point of impact, each damaging enemies caught in the area.
Ice CrashSlam the ground, damaging enemies in an area around the impact in three stages. Enemies take slightly less damage on the second and third stage. Works with Swords, Maces, Sceptres, Axes, Staves and Unarmed.
Frost BladesAttack enemies with increased range, releasing icy blades from the first enemy hit which fly at other enemies. Requires a Melee Weapon.
Vigilant StrikeAttacks enemies with a powerful melee strike which grants Fortification, reducing damage you take from hits. The cooldown can be bypassed by expending an Endurance Charge. Requires a Melee Weapon.
Wild StrikeYour melee weapon strikes enemies, converting physical damage to a random element. Then, depending on the element chosen, it releases a fiery explosion, an arcing bolt of lightning, or an icy wave. It will avoid choosing the same element twice in a row.
Galvanic ArrowReleases arrows along with a burst of lightning which damages all enemies in a cone. The arrows degrade in-flight as the lightning dissipates, soon vanishing.
Blast RainFires arrows up in the air, to rain down in an area. Each arrow deals area damage around where it lands, and they will all overlap on the targeted location.
Siege BallistaSummons a ballista totem that attacks with piercing arrows. Requires a Bow.
EarthquakeSmashes the ground, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. Cracks created before the first one has erupted will not generate their own aftershocks. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
SunderSlams the ground, creating a slow wave of churning terrain that damages enemies in a sequence of areas in front of you. A number of enemies hit by the wave will release a shockwave, damaging other enemies around them. Using the skill again will stop the previous wave. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Axe, Staff or Unarmed.
Ancestral ProtectorSummons an Ancestor Totem which attacks enemies with melee strikes while you're near it. Being near it grants you more attack speed. Requires a Melee Weapon or Unarmed.
Ancestral WarchiefSummons an Ancestor Totem which attacks enemies with a powerful slam while you're near it. Being near it grants you more melee damage. Requires a Melee Weapon or Unarmed.
Tectonic SlamSlam the ground, unleashing a fiery fissure in front of you, dealing area damage and randomly releasing a number of smaller fissures branching off from it. Consume an Endurance Charge every third time you slam the ground with this skill. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Sword, Axe, Staff, or Unarmed.
Vaal EarthquakeSmashes the ground, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. After using this skill, your steps will deal damage around you, cracking the earth if the previous cracks have erupted. This effect ends after a secondary duration, or after a maximum number of aftershocks. Requires an Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
Vaal Ancestral WarchiefSummons an Ancestor Totem which attacks enemies with a powerful cascading slam while you're near it. If the enemies are far away, it will leap toward them as it slams. Being near it grants you more melee damage. Requires a Melee Weapon or Unarmed.
Consecrated PathSlams the ground at a targeted location. If an enemy is near where you target, you'll teleport to it from a short distance away, slam, and create an area of consecrated ground. Can't be supported by Multistrike, and requires a Sword, Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
SmitePerforms a melee attack, and causes lightning to strike a targeted location or nearby enemy, dealing damage in an area. If the melee strike hits a target, that enemy cannot also be hit by the area damage. If this skill hits an enemy, you gain an aura buff, granting you and your allies additional lightning damage for a duration. Requires a Sword, Axe, Mace, Sceptre, Staff or Unarmed.
Scourge ArrowChannel to infuse an arrow with chaos, gaining stages while it is held. Release to fire it, leaving spore pods in its wake. Each spore pod blooms, firing thorn arrows, which travel for a short time before dissipating. Modifiers that cause additional projectiles to be fired will only apply to the initial arrows, and the spore pods will be split between those arrows.
Toxic RainFire arrows into the air that rain down around the targeted area, dealing damage to enemies they hit and creating spore pods where they land. Each spore pod deals chaos damage over time to nearby enemies and slows their movement speed. The pods last for a duration before bursting, dealing area damage.
Lancing SteelThrust an Axe or Sword forward, consuming your Steel Shards to form a cluster of shards in front of you. The cluster will fire a number of projectiles in sequence, aiming at enemies in front of or close to it. Steel Shards are gained with the Call of Steel Skill.
Shattering SteelSwing an Axe or Sword, consuming Steel Shards to gain a Steel Ward that protects you for a duration, and fire projectiles which shatter on impact or soon after being launched, dealing area damage in front of where they shatter. Steel Shards are gained with the Call of Steel Skill.
BladestormPerform a spinning attack, damaging enemies around you and creating a bladestorm matching your stance. The bladestorm repeatedly damages enemies, based on your weapon damage and attack time, for a duration. Blood bladestorms are stationary and cause Bleeding, while Sand bladestorms move slowly forwards and Blind enemies. Requires a Sword or Axe. You are in Blood Stance by default.
PerforateSmash the ground to bring forth multiple spears to damage enemies. When in Blood Stance, multiple spikes burst from the ground in sequence, able to hit enemies multiple times. In Sand Stance, the spikes are thrust outwards. Requires a Sword or Axe. You are in Blood Stance by default.
Chain HookWhen used at range, throws out a chain, pulling you to the enemy hit dealing damage in an area behind them. When close to the enemy, just causes the area damage directly. Requires a One Handed Mace, Sceptre, Sword or Axe.
Cobra LashFires a poisonous projectile based on your weapon that will chain between enemies. Requires a Dagger or Claw.
Pestilent StrikeAttacks with your weapon, inflicting a debuff on enemies hit by the strike. If a debuffed enemy dies while poisoned, Pestilent Strike inflicts a secondary chaos damage over time debuff on enemies around them, based on the poisons on the slain enemy. This damage is not affected by your damage modifiers. Requires a Claw or Dagger.
Venom GyreFires a returning projectile that can be caught. Caught projectiles spiral outwards when you use Whirling Blades and do not return. Requires a Dagger or Claw.
Shrapnel BallistaSummons a ballista totem that fires multiple arrows with extreme force, breaking them apart into shrapnel. Enemies can be hit by multiple arrows from the same attack. Requires a Bow.
Ensnaring ArrowFires an arrow that remains in the ground behind its final target, tethering that enemy to it. Ensnared enemies always count as moving, and have less movement speed while trying to break the snare. The snare will break if they leave the area of effect.
Artillery BallistaSummons a ballista totem that propels a sequence of fiery arrows into the air. The arrows impact the ground in a line, each dealing area damage to enemies around it. Requires a Bow.
Kinetic BoltFire a projectile from your wand that changes direction in a zig-zag pattern at regular intervals or when hitting enemies. Each time it changes direction, a secondary projectile breaks off, flying in the direction it changed away from.
EarthshatterSlam the ground, sending out rectangular fissures that deal area damage to enemies and thrust a spike from the ground when they end. Warcries or other Slam Attacks performed by you or allied players near any spike will cause them to shatter, damaging surrounding enemies. Works with Maces, Sceptres, Axes, Staves and Unarmed.
Splitting SteelConsume 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.
Rage VortexSpin with a sword or axe to deal damage in an area around you. Sacrifices some rage to send a ragestorm forward. While enemies are inside it, the ragestorm will slow its movement and repeatedly deal attack damage based on your attack speed.
Spectral HelixThrows a spectral copy of your melee weapon. It spins around while flying in a large spiral, damaging enemies in its path, and bouncing if it collides with walls.
Blade TrapThrows a trap which, once triggered, swings two copies of your equipped Dagger, Claw or One Handed Sword around it in a circle, each repeatedly damaging enemies they spin through.
Storm RainFires an arrow into the air to land at a targeted location, dealing area damage. The arrow sticks in the ground where it lands, and periodically fires a beam of lightning to another arrow near it, dealing area damage between them.
Shield CrushSwipe your shield, dealing area damage in three waves in front of you. Enemies can be hit by two of the waves where they overlap.
BoneshatterAttack enemies with a forceful melee strike that also hurts you. Successive uses will raise the damage dealt both to enemies and you. Stunning an enemy with the strike releases a damaging pulse. Requires a Mace, Sceptre, Axe or Staff.
Explosive ConcoctionThrows an explosive bottle that deals unarmed attack damage in an area. Can consume charges from your Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz flasks to add further damage. Requires an empty main hand, and no off-hand weapon.
Poisonous ConcoctionThrows an explosive bottle that deals unarmed attack damage in an area and has a chance to poison. Can consume charges from a Life flask to add further damage. Requires an empty main hand, and no off-hand weapon.

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Withering Touch Support

WitherGemSupportWithering Touch Support is a Support gem that gives the supported skill a chance to apply a stack of the Withered debuff on hit, increasing the Chaos damage they take per stack. It also grants added Chaos damage based on physical damage.

Skill functions and interactions

Supported Skills have 25% chance to inflict Withered on Hit.

  • Withered is a debuff which applies a 6% increased Chaos damage taken on the affected target, stacking up to 15 times. Withered lasts 2 seconds.

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