|Elemental Overload is a keystone passive skill. It grants the player 40% more elemental damage for 8 seconds on critical strike. However, it prevents critical strikes from dealing extra damage.
Elemental Damage refers to fire damage, cold damage, and lightning damage collectively. Passives refer to elemental damage will affect all 3 of these Damage Types.
Only skills you use yourself can activate Elemental Overload. Traps, mines, and totems benefit from the damage bonus if you activate it with a skill you use yourself. Minions do not interact with Elemental Overload in any way.
Whenever the player deals a critical strike, the damage bonus from Elemental Overload will apply for 8 seconds. This effect does not count as a buff and is not affected by modifiers to duration, nor can its expiry rate be modified by Temporal Chains. The damage bonus does not apply to the critical strike that originally caused Elemental Overload’s effect to activate.
The Ailments never count as being from Critical Strikes effect causes any damage over time multiplier specific to ailments from critical strikes to not apply. This includes the character’s inherent +50% DOT multiplier for ailments from critical strikes, Perfect Agony, and modifiers such as +50% to Damage over Time Multiplier for Poison from Critical Strikes from Cobra Lash.
Resolute Technique keystone never deals Critical Strikes. Therefore, if Resolute Technique is allocated, Elemental Overload cannot activate.
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Elemental Overload is located at the middle layer of the northwest part of the tree, near the transition area between Witch and Templar.
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These unique items have the Elemental Overload modifier, which provides the same effect as this keystone. Taking the keystone in addition to equipping one of these items will impart no additional benefit.
The following base items are related to Elemental Overload:
|Oscillating Sceptre||30||Elemental Overload|
The following unique items are related to Elemental Overload:
|Skin of the Lords||Simple Robe||1||Body Armour||Item has no level requirement and Energy Shield (Hidden)
Sockets cannot be modified
+1 to Level of Socketed Gems
100% increased Global Defences
You can only Socket Corrupted Gems in this item
Item has 6 Sockets and is fully linked (Hidden)
|Augyre||Void Sceptre||68||Sceptre||40% increased Elemental Damage(180-220)% increased Physical Damage
(10-15)% increased Attack Speed
(80-100)% increased Critical Strike Chance
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Every 16 seconds you gain Elemental Overload for 8 seconds
You have Resolute Technique while you do not have Elemental Overload
100% increased Physical Damage while you have Resolute Technique