Vaal Arc Build PoE

Vaal Arc Vaal Arc is a vaal spell that launches a chaining lightning arc at the target that lasts until no valid target remains or all chains are used up.

Vaal Arc

Although Vaal Arc Vaal Arc chains, it is similar to Arc Arc in that it’s not a projectile and therefore does not benefit from projectile-specific modifiers on gear, passives and skill gems.

PoE Vaal Arc Build

1. Character: 100 Guardian

Life: 1600 Strength: 163
Energy Shield: 4552 Dexterity: 72
Mana: 1369 Intelligence: 340
Evasion Rating: 692 Charges: E: 3 / F: 3 / P: 3
Armour: 7811

2. Main Skills Build

Main skill: Arc Arc. DPS: 303k.

Damage types:

  • Lightning: 97%
  • Cold: 2%
  • Physical: 1%

Vaal Arc Support Gems:

  • Inspiration Support(Red): 89%
  • Awakened Cold Penetration Cold Penetration Support(Green): 66%
  • Awakened Controlled Destruction Controlled Destruction Support(Blue): 55%
  • Energy Leech Energy Leech Support(Blue): 55%
  • Awakened Added Lightning Damage Added Lightning Damage Support(Blue): 34%
  • Awakened Spell Echo Spell Echo Support(Blue): 31%
  • Arcane Surge Arcane Surge Support(Blue): 26%
  • Controlled Destruction Controlled Destruction Support(Blue): 17%
  • Awakened Elemental Focus Elemental Focus Support(Blue): 12%
  • Cold Penetration Cold Penetration Support(Green): 9%
  • Cold to Fire Cold to Fire Support(Red): 9%
  • Awakened Lightning Penetration Lightning Penetration Support(Blue): 8%
  • Awakened Cast On Critical Strike Cast On Critical Strike Support(Green): 6%
  • Hypothermia Hypothermia Support(Green): 2%

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3. Skill Gems Build

These are the support skill gems for it:

Body Armour: Arc Arc (Blue) (21), Awakened Lightning Penetration Lightning Penetration Support (Blue) (5 / 20), Awakened Added Lightning Damage Added Lightning Damage Support (Blue) (5 / 20), Spell Echo Spell Echo Support (Blue) (20 / 20), Inspiration Support (Red) (21), Energy Leech Energy Leech Support (Blue) (20 / 20),

Gloves: Purity of Ice Purity of Ice (Green) (21), Precision Precision (Green) (20 / 4), Blood Magic Blood Magic Support (Red) (20 / 3), Purity of Lightning Purity of Lightning (Blue) (17),

Helmet: Purity of Fire Purity of Fire (Red) (20 / 5), Discipline Discipline (Blue) (21), Flesh and Stone Flesh and Stone (Red) (20), Enlighten Enlighten Support (Blue) (3 / 20),

Boots: Herald of Purity Herald of Purity (Red) (20), Herald of Thunder Herald of Thunder (Blue) (20 / 20), Herald of Agony Herald of Agony (Green) (1), Clarity Clarity (Blue) (18),

Weapon: Smite Smite (Red) (21), Vaal Righteous Fire Vaal Righteous Fire (Blue) (20), Flame Dash Flame Dash (Blue) (20 / 20),

Offhand: Zealotry Zealotry (Blue) (20), Wrath Wrath (Blue) (20), Vaal Haste Vaal Haste (Green) (20),

4. Passive Skill Build

Vaal Arc Build

Keystones / Ascendency:

  • Radiant Faith: 100%
  • Unwavering Faith: 100%
  • Zealot’s Oath: 100%
  • Pain Attunement: 92%
  • Bastion of Hope: 87%
  • Harmony of Purpose: 72%
  • Radiant Crusade: 35%
  • Chaos Inoculation: 9%
  • Ghost Reaver: 6%
  • Time of Need: 5%
  • Mind Over Matter: 2%
  • Elemental Overload: 1%

5. Equipment Build

Body Armour: Shavronne’s Wrappings Shavronne’s Wrappings Occultist’s Vestment

Weapon: Nebulis Nebulis Synthesised Void Sceptre

Offhand Weapon: Prism Guardian Prism Guardian Archon Kite Shield

Helmet: Crown of the Inward Eye Prophet Crown

Gloves: Breathstealer Hydrascale Gauntlets

Boots: Entropy Slippers Sorcerer Boots

Belt: Victory Lash Crystal Belt

Amulet: Blood Noose Citrine Amulet

Ring: Spirit Finger Unset Ring, Corpse Twirl Unset Ring

Vaal Arc Gem Level Progression

Level Required
Level
Required
Intelligence
Deals x to y
Lightning Damage
Chains
+x Times
Experience
needed to level up
Total
Experience needed
1 12 33 38 to 64 5 0 0
2 15 39 48 to 80 5 15,249 15,249
3 19 48 64 to 106 5 41,517 56,766
4 23 56 83 to 138 5 81,983 138,749
5 27 64 105 to 176 6 147,968 286,717
6 31 73 133 to 222 6 250,557 537,274
7 35 81 166 to 277 6 405,086 942,360
8 38 88 196 to 326 6 447,718 1,390,078
9 41 94 229 to 382 7 615,318 2,005,396
10 44 100 268 to 446 7 834,639 2,840,035
11 47 106 312 to 519 7 1,570,760 4,410,795
12 50 113 362 to 603 7 1,633,987 6,044,782
13 53 119 419 to 698 8 2,151,030 8,195,812
14 56 125 483 to 806 8 2,812,189 11,008,001
15 59 132 557 to 929 8 5,099,360 16,107,361
16 62 138 641 to 1068 8 9,400,731 25,508,092
17 64 142 703 to 1172 9 15,273,366 40,781,458
18 66 146 770 to 1284 9 26,286,582 67,068,040
19 68 151 844 to 1406 9 62,890,590 129,958,630
20 70 155 924 to 1539 9 212,046,017 342,004,647
21 72 159 1010 to 1684 10 N/A N/A

Discipline Quality

Per 1% Quality: 1.5% increased Shock Duration on enemies. 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 Vaal Arc Gem Farming

1. Buy a Vaal Arc Gem from Other Players

The price of a level 1 Vaal Arc Vaal Arc is an Orb of Alchemy Orb of Alchemy. This is the best recommended way to get it.

2. Gem Divination Cards

Amount Divination Card Result Drop Areas
9 Volatile Power random corrupted superior Vaal gem (Q20) The Mines Level 1 • The Mines Level 2 • The Crystal Veins • The Tunnel • The Quarry • Crystal Ore Map • Dig Map • Excavation Map • Flooded Mine Map • Geode Map
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 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 a Arc gem then use Vaal Orb corrupting it

It is possible to create a Vaal Arc Vaal Arc skill gem by using a Vaal Orb Vaal Orb on a normal Arc Arc skill gem. You can buy a Arc Arc gem from one of the following vendors.

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

4. Slain Monsters

Vaal skill gems can be looted from corrupted areas, Gemcutter’s Strongboxes, and bosses of corrupted maps. The drop level of Vaal Arc Vaal Arc is 12.

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