Earthquake PoE Build

Earthquake Earthquake is a melee attack dealing damage in an area and leaving a crack in the ground. After a duration, the crack releases an aftershock, dealing more damage in a larger area. Requires an axe, mace or staff. Before you go you should also know that Earthquake can also be used unarmed.

Smashes the ground with an Axe, Mace, Sceptre or Staff, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. Earthquakes created before the first one has erupted will not generate their own aftershocks.

3.11 Changes: This skill is receiving numerical changes which will be revealed closer to launch. In general, the idea is to make it generally stronger.

Earthquake

Earthquake Support Gems:

Fist of War Support: Every few seconds an ancestor appears above your character and performs your slam in unison with you, creating a supercharged slam dealing much more damage with an increased Area of Effect.

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Earthquake Leveling Guide

Level Required Level Required Strength Damage
Effectiveness
Deals x% of Base Damage x to y Added Attack Physical Damage Experience needed to level up Total experience needed
1 28 67 85% 85% 30 to 46 0 0
2 31 73 87% 86.8% 35 to 53 199,345 199,345
3 34 79 89% 88.7% 40 to 61 285,815 485,160
4 37 85 91% 90.5% 46 to 70 401,344 886,504
5 40 92 92% 92.4% 53 to 79 554,379 1,440,883
6 42 96 94% 94.2% 58 to 86 477,437 1,918,320
7 44 100 96% 96.1% 63 to 94 583,786 2,502,106
8 46 104 98% 97.9% 68 to 102 710,359 3,212,465
9 48 109 100% 99.7% 74 to 111 1,355,511 4,567,976
10 50 113 102% 101.6% 80 to 120 1,138,877 5,706,853
11 52 117 103% 103.4% 86 to 130 1,368,233 7,075,086
12 54 121 105% 105.3% 93 to 140 1,638,338 8,713,424
13 56 125 107% 107.1% 101 to 151 1,956,648 10,670,072
14 58 130 109% 108.9% 109 to 163 3,655,184 14,325,256
15 60 134 111% 110.8% 117 to 176 3,017,327 17,342,583
16 62 138 113% 112.6% 126 to 190 7,759,995 25,102,578
17 64 142 114% 114.5% 136 to 204 15,138,193 40,240,771
18 66 146 116% 116.3% 146 to 220 26,083,825 66,324,596
19 68 151 118% 118.2% 157 to 236 62,620,247 128,944,843
20 70 155 120% 120% 169 to 254 211,708,088 340,652,931
21 72 159 122% 121.8% 181 to 272 N/A N/A

Quality

Per 1% Quality: 1% increased Damage. 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%.

Skill functions and interactions

  • Duration: increases and reductions to duration increase or reduce time between impact and aftershock respectively. The following gems and items reduce skill’s duration: Less Duration Support Less Duration SupportSwift Affliction Support Swift Affliction Support, and Warped Timepiece Warped Timepiece. Be aware that Warped Timepiece Warped Timepiece will apply globally and reduce duration to buffs and other effects such as Fortify.
  • Dual Wielding: Using Earthquake Earthquake while dual wielding will use both weapons for attacking.
  • Aftershock: The aftershock is a specific part of the skill that hits and has a 70% more multiplier to hits and ailments. Ailments such as poison, bleed, and ignite will have more damage if applied by the shockwave. The shockwave will however not scale other DoTs like Decay Support Decay Support as it is not a ailment.

PoE Earthquake Gem Farming

1. Direct purchase from vendor

The price of Earthquake Earthquake is an Orb of Chance Orb of Chance. This gem can be bought at the listed NPC vendors, after completing the following quests:

  • Siosa(The Library, Act 3). After completing A Fixture of Fate he acts as a vendor for all vendor reward gems for the quests you have completed, without the normal class restrictions.
  • Clarissa(The City of Sarn, Act 3). After completing Sever the Right Hand quest, Duelist, Marauder, Templar, and Scion players can buy gems from this vendor.
  • Lilly Roth(Lioneye’s Watch, Act 6). After completing Fallen from Grace quest, you can buy gems from this vendor.

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
3 Gemcutter’s Promise random superior gem (Q20) The Ebony Barracks • The Lunaris Concourse • Colonnade Map • Promenade Map

3. Buy level 21 Earthquake gem from other players

The price of a level 21 Earthquake Earthquake is an 30 Chaos Orb Chaos Orb.

4. Vendor quest reward

For Marauder players, after completing Sever the Right Hand(Act 3) quest, this gem is given as a quest reward.

5. Slain monsters

The drop level of Earthquake Earthquake is 28. You can get it by killing enemies, opening Gemcutter’s Strongbox.

Related Items

1.Helmet Enchantments

The following helmet enchantments are related to Earthquake.

Name Level Stats Spawn Weighting
Enchantment Earthquake Damage 1 66 25% increased Earthquake Damage helmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthquake Damage 2 75 40% increased Earthquake Damage helmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthquake Duration 1 66 20% reduced Earthquake Duration helmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthquake Duration 2 75 30% reduced Earthquake Duration helmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 1 66 16% increased Earthquake Area of Effect helmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Earthquake Area Of Effect 2 75 24% increased Earthquake Area of Effect helmet 100
default 0

2. Microtransactions

The list below shows microtransactions for Earthquake.

Item Effect(s)
Crystal Earthquake Effect Your Earthquake becomes a crystal effect.
Gore Earthquake Effect Your Earthquake becomes a gory effect.

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