PoE Blade Vortex Build Assassin, Support Gems

Blade Vortex Blade Vortex (often referred to as BV) is a spell that creates an ethereal blade that spins around the caster that deals physical damage, each blade lasting for the minimum duration of 5 seconds.

Blade Vortex

PoE Blade Vortex Build

1. Character: 100 Assassin

Life: 3492 Strength: 64
Energy Shield: 250 Dexterity: 193
Mana: 920 Intelligence: 163
Evasion Rating: 2038 Charges: E: 3 / F: 3 / P: 3
Armour: 228

2. Main Skills Build

Main skill: Blade Vortex Blade Vortex. DPS: 52k.

Damage types:

  • Physical: 55%
  • Chaos: 45%

Blade Vortex Support Gems:

  • Awakened Unleash Unleash Support(Blue): 73%
  • Awakened Increased Area of Effect Increased Area of Effect Support(Blue): 45%
  • Awakened Controlled Destruction Controlled Destruction Support(Blue): 45%
  • Vile Toxins Vile Toxins Support(Green): 37%
  • Empower Empower Support(Red): 35%
  • Awakened Unbound Ailments Unbound Ailments Support(Blue): 34%
  • Inspiration Support(Red): 33%
  • Awakened Deadly Ailments Deadly Ailments Support(Green): 33%
  • Awakened Void Manipulation Void Manipulation Support(Green): 27%
  • Unleash Unleash Support(Blue): 24%
  • Power Charge On Critical Power Charge On Critical Support(Blue): 24%
  • Awakened Elemental Focus Elemental Focus Support(Blue): 18%
  • Controlled Destruction Controlled Destruction Support(Blue): 15%
  • Physical to Lightning Physical to Lightning Support(Blue): 10%
  • Poison Poison Support(Green): 9%
  • Hypothermia Hypothermia Support(Green): 6%
  • Awakened Fire Penetration Fire Penetration Support(Red): 5%
  • Concentrated Effect Concentrated Effect Support(Blue): 4%
  • Intensify Intensify Support(Blue): 3%
  • Energy Leech Energy Leech Support(Blue): 3%
  • Increased Critical Damage Increased Critical Damage Support(Blue): 2%
  • Awakened Cold Penetration Cold Penetration Support(Green): 2%
  • Unbound Ailments Unbound Ailments Support(Blue): 2%
  • Deadly Ailments Deadly Ailments Support(Green): 2%
  • Lesser Poison Lesser Poison Support(Green): 2%

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3. Skill Gems Build

These are the support skill gems for it:

Boots: Aspect of the Spider (Aspect Skill) (20), Withering Step (Green) (21 / 23), Precision Precision (Green) (5), Cast when Damage Taken Cast when Damage Taken Support (Red) (1), Immortal Call Immortal Call (Red) (3), Immortal Call Immortal Call (Red) (3), Precision Precision (Green) (5), Cast when Damage Taken Cast when Damage Taken Support (Red) (1), Aspect of the Spider (Aspect Skill) (20), Withering Step (Green) (21 / 23), Aspect of the Spider (Aspect Skill) (20),

Body Armour: Vaal Blade Vortex Vaal Blade Vortex (Green) (21 / 23), Vile Toxins Vile Toxins Support (Green) (21 / 23), Awakened Deadly Ailments Deadly Ailments Support (Green) (6 / 20), Awakened Unbound Ailments Unbound Ailments Support (Blue) (6 / 20), Awakened Void Manipulation Void Manipulation Support (Green) (6 / 20), Awakened Unleash Unleash Support (Blue) (5 / 20),

Gloves: Plague Bearer (Green) (21 / 23), Blood Rage Blood Rage (Green) (21 / 20), Despair Despair (Blue) (21 / 23), Awakened Blasphemy Blasphemy Support (Blue) (5 / 20),

Helmet: Flesh and Stone Flesh and Stone (Red) (21 / 23), Herald of Agony Herald of Agony (Green) (21 / 23), Enlighten Enlighten Support (Blue) (4), Malevolence Malevolence (Blue) (21),

Weapon: Wither Wither (Blue) (21 / 23), Spell Totem Spell Totem Support (Red) (21 / 23), Multiple Totems Multiple Totems Support (Red) (21 / 20),

Offhand: Whirling Blades Whirling Blades (Green) (21 / 23), Fortify Fortify Support (Red) (17 / 20), Faster Attacks Faster Attacks Support (Green) (21 / 20),

4. Passive Skill Build

Blade Vortex Build

5. Equipment Build

Body Armour: Maelström Hide Triumphant Lamellar

Weapon: Cold Iron Point Ezomyte Dagger

Offhand Weapon: Cold Iron Point Ezomyte Dagger

Helmet: The Devouring Diadem The Devouring Diadem Necromancer Circlet

Gloves: Asenath’s Gentle Touch Asenath’s Gentle Touch Silk Gloves

Boots: Sorrow Urge Nubuck Boots

Belt: Grim Twine Stygian Vise

Amulet: Impresence Impresence Onyx Amulet

Ring: Circle of Nostalgia Circle of Nostalgia Synthesised Amethyst Ring, Agony Eye Two-Stone Ring

Blade Vortex Gem Level Progression

Level Required
Level
Required
Dexterity
Mana
Cost
Deals
x to y
Physical Damage
+x to
Radius
Experience
needed to
level up
Total
Experience
needed
1 12 33 6 3 to 5 N/A 0 0
2 15 39 6 4 to 6 N/A 15,249 15,249
3 19 48 7 5 to 8 N/A 41,517 56,766
4 23 56 8 7 to 10 N/A 81,983 138,749
5 27 64 9 9 to 14 +1 147,968 286,717
6 31 73 9 12 to 18 +1 250,557 537,274
7 35 81 10 15 to 23 +1 405,086 942,360
8 38 88 11 18 to 27 +1 447,718 1,390,078
9 41 94 11 21 to 32 +1 615,318 2,005,396
10 44 100 12 25 to 38 +2 834,639 2,840,035
11 47 106 12 30 to 45 +2 1,570,760 4,410,795
12 50 113 13 35 to 53 +2 1,633,987 6,044,782
13 53 119 13 42 to 63 +2 2,151,030 8,195,812
14 56 125 14 49 to 73 +2 2,812,189 11,008,001
15 59 132 14 57 to 86 +3 5,099,360 16,107,361
16 62 138 15 67 to 101 +3 9,400,731 25,508,092
17 64 142 15 74 to 111 +3 15,273,366 40,781,458
18 66 146 16 82 to 124 +3 26,286,582 67,068,040
19 68 151 16 91 to 137 +3 62,890,590 129,958,630
20 70 155 16 101 to 151 +4 212,046,017 342,004,647
21 72 159 17 112 to 167 +4 N/A N/A

Blade Vortex Quality

Per 1% Quality: 0.5% increased Area of Effect. A Gemcutter’s Prism Gemcutter’s Prism (often abbreviated GCP) is a currency item that can be used to improve the quality of a gem. Each Gemcutter’s Prism Gemcutter’s Prism will always raise the quality by 1%. The maximum quality is 20%.

PoE Blade Vortex Gem Farming

1. Direct purchase from vendor

  • Siosa(The Library, Act 3) sells Blade Vortex Blade Vortex for an Orb of Transmutation Orb of Transmutation.
  • Lilly Roth(Lioneye’s Watch, Act 6) sells Blade Vortex Blade Vortex for an Orb of Transmutation Orb of Transmutation as well.

2. Gem Divination Cards

Amount Divination Card Result Drop Areas
6 The Fox random level 20 gem The Western Forest (Act 2) • The Riverways (Act 6) • The Vaal City • The Crossroads (Act 7) • The Fellshrine Ruins (Act 7) • Barrows Map • Castle Ruins Map • Sunken City Map
13 The Cataclysm random corrupted level 21 Spell gem Strange Sinkhole • Concealed Cavity • Sunken Shingle • Clouded Ridge • Forgotten Oubliette • Remote Gulch • Cremated Archives • Narrow Ravine• Mystical Clearing • Covered-up Hollow • Hidden Patch • Entombed Alcove • Secret Laboratory • Secluded Copse • Forbidden Chamber • Quarantined Quarters • Inner Grounds • Sealed Corridors • Restricted Gallery • Disused Furnace • Blind Alley • Entombed Chamber • Sacred Chambers • Stagnant Canal • Walled-off Ducts • Neglected Cellar • Arcane Chambers • Forgotten Conduit • Ancient Catacomb • Haunted Mineshaft• Abandoned Dam • Desolate Track • Reclaimed Barracks • Sealed Basement • Secluded Canal • Forbidden Archives • Cremated Archives • Twisted Inquisitorium • Deathly Chambers • Restricted Collection • Side Chapel • Radiant Pools • Clouded Ledge • Flooded Complex • Forbidden Shrine • Sealed Repository • Evacuated Quarter • Concealed Caldarium • Moonlit Chambers • Shifting Sands • Forgotten Gulch • Desolate Isle • Dusty Bluff
3 Gemcutter’s Promise random superior gem (Q20) The Ebony Barracks • The Lunaris Concourse • Colonnade Map • Promenade Map

3. Buy level 21 Blade Vortex Gem from Other Players

You can exchange 80 Chaos Orbs Chaos Orbs for a level 21 Blade Vortex Blade Vortex gem with other players.

4. Quest Reward

For Shadow and Scion players, it can be obtained by completing The Siren’s Cadence(Act 1) quest.

5. Slain Monsters

The drop level of Blade Vortex Blade Vortex is 12. You can get it by killing enemies, opening Gemcutter’s Strongbox.

Blade VortexRelated Items

1. Blade Vortex Helmet Enchantments

Name Level Stats Spawn Weighting
Enchantment Blade Vortex Crit Multi Per Blade 1 66 Blade Vortex has +2% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each blade helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Crit Multi Per Blade 2 75 Blade Vortex has +3% to Critical Strike Multiplier for each blade helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 1 66 25% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damage helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Damage 2 75 40% increased Blade Vortex Spell Damage helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 1 66 20% increased Blade Vortex Duration helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Duration 2 75 30% increased Blade Vortex Duration helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 1 66 16% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effect helmet 75
default 0
Enchantment Blade Vortex Area Of Effect 2 75 24% increased Blade Vortex Area of Effect helmet 75
default 0

2. Blade Vortex MTX

The list below shows microtransactions for Blade Vortex.

Item Effect(s)
Demonic Blade Vortex Effect Your Blade Vortex becomes a black and red demonic vortex.
Sawblade Blade Vortex Your Blade Vortex becomes a Sawblade Effect.

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