Tornado Gem – Path of Exile

The Tornado Skill chases enemies and pulses with damage. It has a charge-up period where it will absorb damage from projectiles you hit it with. This will cause it to power up, greatly increasing its damage output.

Tornado skill gem – Path of Exile

Tornado Tornado creates a Tornado that hinders and repeatedly damages enemies around it. It will move forward for a duration, during which your projectiles can collide with it to deal damage as though it was an enemy. Then it will chase down enemies for a secondary duration, and reflect a portion of the damage it took from your projectiles to them in addition to its own damage.

It is a new Dexterity/Intelligence Skill Gem. Tag: Spell, Duration, Physical, AoE, Orb. Cost: (12-25) Mana. Cast Time: 0.75 sec. Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%. Effectiveness of Added Damage: 65%.

Requires Level 34, 50 Dex, 35 Int.

  • Base duration is 1.50 seconds
  • Deals (31–290) to (47–435) Physical Damage
  • Deals Damage every 0.25 seconds
  • Base secondary duration is 4 seconds
  • During initial Duration, can be hit by your Projectiles up to 20 times
  • Reflects 10% of Damage Taken to Enemies
  • Enemies in range are Hindered with 30% reduced Movement Speed
  • Tornado has (0–57)% increased Movement Speed
  • Maximum 1 Tornado

Per 1% quality: Tornado has (0–10)% increased Movement Speed.

Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

Tornado PoE

PoE Tornado Build

Let's use a level 1 Tornado as an example.

  1. The main damage type is Physical Damage.
  2. This skill creates a Tornado and has two phases. In the first phase, the Tornado moves towards enemies and pulses with damage. It lasts 2 seconds and deals damage every 0.25 seconds.
  3. During the first attack time, you have 2 seconds to fire as many projectiles as you can into the Tornado.The tornado will absorb damage from projectiles you hit it with. It greatly increasing its damage output. The tornado can be hit by your projectiles up to 20 times.
  4. Tornados are only affected by projectiles that can collide with enemies. Skills like Rolling Magma and Cremation can't use their projectiles to add to Tornado's damage.
  5. In the secondary duration, the Tornado will reflect 10% of the damage it took from your projectiles to them in addition to its own damage. It lasts 4 seconds.

PoE Tornado Build

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Alternate Quality

Name Stats Weight
Tornado Tornado has (0–10)% increased Movement Speed 100
Anomalous Tornado (0–40)% reduced initial Duration 50
Divergent Tornado (0–10)% increased initial Duration 50

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet

Level Name Mod Weight
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Damage 1 25% increased Tornado Damage 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Damage 2 40% increased Tornado Damage 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Damage 1 25% increased Tornado Shot Damage 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Damage 2 40% increased Tornado Shot Damage 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Area Of Effect 1 16% increased Tornado Area of Effect 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Area Of Effect 2 24% increased Tornado Area of Effect 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Movement Speed 1 Tornado has 20% increased Movement Speed 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Movement Speed 2 Tornado has 30% increased Movement Speed 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Critical Strike Chance 1 60% increased Tornado Shot Critical Strike Chance 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Critical Strike Chance 2 90% increased Tornado Shot Critical Strike Chance 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Num Of Secondary Projectiles 1 Tornado Shot fires an additional secondary Projectile
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Tornado Shot Num Of Secondary Projectiles 2 Tornado Shot fires an additional secondary Projectile 100

Quest Rewards

Tornado is now offered to the Ranger and Shadow for completing Breaking the Seal, and can be purchased from Petarus and Vanja by the Scion.

Two Tornado Skills problem

Problem: The Saqawal's Flock Unique Helmet has a skill called Tornado, which is now the name of a new Skill Gem.

Solution: The Tornado skill granted by the Saqawal's Flock Unique Helmet has been renamed to Twister.

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