Vaal Molten Shell PoE Build, Links, Support Gems

Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell is a vaal spell that creates a shell around the user that grants extra armour and absorbs incoming hits, absorbing more damage with increased armour. Each second or when expiring, the shell deals fire damage around it based on how much damage it has absorbed.

Vaal Molten Shell

Vaal Molten Shell Support Gems

  • Cast when Damage Taken Support Cast when Damage Taken Support – It causes a linked spell to trigger when the player takes a certain amount of damage.
  • Increased Duration Support Increased Duration Support – It will increase the duration of any effects produced by the supported skill.
  • Enlighten Support Enlighten Support – Reduces the mana reserved of the aura by the amount of the mana multiplier.
  • Empower Support Empower Support – Adds levels to supported auras, but increases their cost by the mana multiplier.
  • Enhance Support Enhance Support – Increases the quality of the gem, granting increased area of effect, but at increased mana cost.

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Vaal Molten Shell Strategy

Unlike its non-Vaal counterpart, Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell will persist for the full duration, regardless of how many times an explosion is triggered. This unique property offers potentially vastly more utility than Molten Shell Molten Shell at the cost of less availability. Because of this, it is recommended that Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell be saved for an occasion in which it will offer the greatest benefit, such as during an encounter with a unique monster or even a troublesome rare.

Due to the nature of Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell, it has synergy with support gems that utilize the potentially frequent explosions, such as stun or life leech; however, the rather steep soul cost of Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell gates the strength of the gem. In addition, while the armour offered during Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell’s duration is first-rate, it may cause conflicts with Cast when Damage Taken Support Cast when Damage Taken Support.

Items which deal damage to you will also trigger the explosion:

  • Scold’s Bridle Scold’s Bridle when using any skill
  • Eye of Innocence Eye of Innocence when igniting an enemy

Most popular skills build with Molten Shell

  • Cyclone Cyclone(Green): 37%
  • Vaal Cyclone Vaal Cyclone(Green): 7%
  • Lacerate Lacerate(Green): 7%
  • Raise Zombie Raise Zombie(Blue): 4%
  • Raise Spectre Raise Spectre(Blue): 3%
  • Flicker Strike Flicker Strike(Green): 3%
  • Spark Spark(Blue): 3%
  • Herald of Agony Herald of Agony(Green): 3%
  • Aspect of the Avian(Aspect Skill): 3%
  • Puncture Puncture(Green): 3%

Vaal Molten Shell Leveling Guide

Level Required
Level
Required
Strength
x additional
Armour
Damage Reflection Experience
needed to
level up
Total
Experience
needed
1 4 16 60 100% 0 0
2 6 20 71 130% 841 841
3 9 27 89 180% 3,099 3,940
4 12 33 109 250% 7,433 11,373
5 16 41 137 330% 22,895 34,268
6 20 50 170 420% 49,725 83,993
7 24 58 205 530% 95,714 179,707
8 28 67 245 650% 169,595 349,302
9 32 75 290 780% 283,759 633,061
10 36 83 339 920% 453,996 1,087,057
11 40 92 393 1080% 703,128 1,790,185
12 44 100 454 1250% 1,061,223 2,851,408
13 48 109 520 1430% 2,065,870 4,917,278
14 52 117 594 1620% 2,507,110 7,424,388
15 55 123 654 1820% 2,573,731 9,998,119
16 58 130 719 2040% 7,611,351 17,609,470
17 61 136 788 2260% 13,437,908 31,047,378
18 64 142 863 2500% 25,052,147 56,099,525
19 67 148 943 2740% 43,869,436 99,968,961
20 70 155 1030 3000% 242,081,178 342,050,139
21 72 159 1090 3270% N/A N/A

Quality

Per 1% Quality: 1% increased Skill Effect Duration. 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: Skill duration modifiers will increase the duration of Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell.
  • Critical Strike Chance: Since Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell deals reflected damage, its damage cannot critically strike.
  • Damage reflection: Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell doesn’t trigger on reflected damage.
  • Molten Shell: Casting Molten Shell Molten Shell while Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell is active will terminate the Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell buff and replace it for the cast Molten Shell Molten Shell. This will happen both ways (when Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell is cast while Molten Shell Molten Shell is active). This makes it unfavorable to use both skills in conjunction with one another.

Where to find Vaal Molten Shell

1. Buy a Vaal Molten Shell Gem from Other Players

The price of a level 1 Vaal Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell 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 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 Molten Shell gem then use Vaal Orb corrupting it

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

  • Siosa(The Library, Act 3) sells Molten Shell Molten Shell for a Scroll of Wisdom Scroll of Wisdom.
  • Lilly Roth(Lioneye’s Watch, Act 6) sells Molten Shell Molten Shell for a Scroll of Wisdom Scroll of Wisdom 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 Molten Shell Vaal Molten Shell is 5.

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