Ambush - Path of Exile

Inspired by the Shadow’s Assassin ascendancy class, Path of Exile created the Ambush Ambush skill gem. Ambush Ambush is a new Blink skill which teleports you to an enemy, blinds them and exerts your next one-handed melee attack.

It is a new Dexterity/Intelligence Skill Gem. Requires Level 34, 50 Dex, 35 Int. Tag: Spell, Movement, Duration, Travel. Cost: (8-23) Mana. Cooldown Time: 5.00 sec. Cast Time: 0.30 sec.

Teleports you to a nearby enemy, applying a buff to you for a short duration and blinding the enemy for a secondary duration. Performing a melee attack removes the buff to exert that attack.

  • Base duration is 1.50 seconds
  • Warcries Exert 1 additional Attack
  • Exerted Attacks have (200–276)% increased Critical Strike Chance
  • Exerted Attacks have +(100–138)% to Critical Strike Multiplier
  • Base secondary duration is 3 seconds
  • Additional Effects From Quality: (0–10)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate
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Quest Rewards

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

Act Quest Complete NPC Character
4 Breaking the Seal Quest Reward Shadow
4 Breaking the Seal Petarus and Vanja Duelist Ranger Scion

Alternate Quality

Gem Quality Stats Weight
Ambush Ambush (0–10)% increased Cooldown Recovery Rate 50
Anomalous Ambush Anomalous Ambush (0–10)% increased Skill Effect Duration 50
Divergent Ambush Divergent Ambush Exerted Attacks have (0–40)% increased Critical Strike Chance 20

PoE Ambush Skill Build 3.15

This is the Ambush Ambush Skill. It teleports you up to an enemy, blinds them and exerts your next one-handed melee attack. This exerted attack has a high critical strike chance and multiplier. In addition to this helping your assassinations, you can also use Ambush Ambush to quickly re-engage targets after dashing away.

Labyrinth Enchantment helmet

Level Name Mod Weight
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Ambush Cooldown Recovery 1 20% increased Ambush Cooldown Recovery Rate 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Ambush Cooldown Recovery 2 30% increased Ambush Cooldown Recovery Rate 100
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Ambush Critical Strike Multiplier 1 Attacks Exerted by Ambush have +25% to Critical Strike Multiplier 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Ambush Critical Strike Multiplier 2 Attacks Exerted by Ambush have +40% to Critical Strike Multiplier 100

Ambush Screenshots

Ambush Screenshots

Level 20 with 20% quality

Ambush Level 20 with 20% quality

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