Lifetap Support - Path of Exile

Lifetap Support Lifetap Support is a new Strength support gem. It supports any skill. Skills cost life instead of mana. If you've spent a certain amount of life, you will gain a Lifetap buff which causes supported skills to deal more damage.

Minions cannot gain the Lifetap buff.

It requires level 8, 18 Str. Tag: Support, Duration. Cost & reservation multiplier: 200%.

  • Supported Skills deal (10–29)% more Damage while you have Lifetap
  • Gain Lifetap after Spending a total of (17–205) Life with a Supported Skill
  • Lifetap lasts 4 seconds
  • Supported Skills Cost Life instead of Mana
  • Additional Effects From Quality: Supported Skills deal (0–10)% increased Damage

Just to clarify, the Lifetap buff itself provides 20% increased life recovery from flasks at all gem levels.

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Life Tap Build

Main Skills Builds
Cyclone Cyclone Cyclone Cyclone + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support + Fortify Support Fortify Support + Brutality Support Brutality Support + Impale Support Impale Support + Melee Physical Damage Support Melee Physical Damage Support(or Infused Channelling Support Infused Channelling Support)
Leap Slam Leap Slam Leap Slam Leap Slam + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support + Faster Attacks Support Faster Attacks Support + Second Wind Support Second Wind Support
Flame Dash Flame Dash Flame Dash Flame Dash + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support + Second Wind Support Second Wind Support + Faster Casting Support Faster Casting Support
Raise Spectre Raise Spectre + Raise Zombie Raise Zombie Raise Spectre Raise Spectre + Elemental Army Support Elemental Army Support + Feeding Frenzy Support Feeding Frenzy Support + Raise Zombie Raise Zombie + Summon Stone Golem Summon Stone Golem + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support
Animate Guardian Animate Guardian Animate Guardian Animate Guardian + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support
Dash Dash Dash Dash + Lifetap Support Lifetap Support + Second Wind Support Second Wind Support

Lifetap Support Build Example

The Lifetap Support Gem causes supported skills to cost life instead of mana. Once you’ve consumed a certain amount of life to use a skill,
you gain Lifetap, which increases your damage for a few seconds.

Quest Rewards

Lifetap Support is now offered to the Marauder, Templar, Duelist and Scion for completing The Caged Brute, and can be purchased from Nessa.

Lifetap Support Alternate Quality

Gem Quality Stats Price
(Level 20)
Lifetap Support Lifetap Support Supported Skills deal (0–10)% increased Damage 5 Chaos Orb 100
Anomalous Lifetap Support Anomalous Lifetap Support Supported Skills have (0–10)% increased Life Cost 10 Chaos Orb 50
Divergent Lifetap Support Divergent Lifetap Support Lifetap lasts +(0–2) seconds 15 Chaos Orb 50
Icon Name Effects
Life Tap Buff Life Tap Buff Your flasks recover increased amounts of life.

Lifetap Support Popularity in Different Classes

Class Lifetap Support Popularity

Lifetap Support Screenshots

Lifetap Support Screenshots

Lifetap Uniques: Hiltless

Hiltless is a unique Reaver Sword. It grants Socketed Gems are Supported by Level 1 Lifetap.

Lifetap Uniques: Hiltless

PoE 3.14 Changes

The Blood Magic Support Blood Magic Support gem has been split into Arrogance Support Arrogance Support and Lifetap Support Lifetap Support gems, as the lack of a damage multiplier made it a poor choice for primary skills. Now each of these new supports is balanced for the appropriate use case.

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