Support Gems

When using equipment with linked sockets, Support gems can be linked to Skill gems to augment the skills effect. You can link multiple support gems to a given skill to create interesting and powerful combinations. The following is a list of the announced support gems, and their effect on the skill they are combined with.

Added Chaos Damage Support
Adds chaos damage to skills.

Added Cold Damage Support
Adds cold damage to skills.

Added Fire Damage Support
Adds fire damage to skills.

Added Lightning Damage Support
Adds lightning damage to skills.

Additional Accuracy Support
Increases the accuracy of skills.

Blind Support
Hits have a chance to blind enemies, reducing their accuracy.

Block Chance Reduction Support
Reduces the target's chance to block or dodge.

Blood Magic Support
Skills are cast using life rather than mana.

Cast On Critical Strike Support
Critical strikes with supported attacks have a chance to cast supported spells.

Cast on Death Support
Supported spells are cast when you die.

Cast on Melee Kill Support
Kills with supported melee attacks have a chance to cast supported spells.

Cast when Damage Taken Support
Casts supported spells when you take damage up to a certain threshold.

Cast when Stunned Support
Supported spells have a chance to be cast when you are stunned.

Chain Support
Projectiles chain to nearby enemies as they hit their targets.

Chance to Flee Support
Hits have a chance to cause enemies to run in terror.

Chance to Ignite Support
Fire damage has an increased chance to ignite enemies.

Cold Penetration Support
Skills ignore a portion of the target's cold resistance.

Cold to Fire Support
Converts some cold damage to fire damage.

Concentrated Effect Support
Reduces the radius of area of effect skills and increases their damage.

Culling Strike Support
Enemies die when they are reduced to 10% or less life.

Curse On Hit Support
Hits with supported skills cast supported curses.

Elemental Proliferation Support
Causes elemental status ailments (for example, freezing or igniting) to also affect nearby enemies.

Empower Support
Increases the level of skill gems.

Endurance Charge on Melee Stun Support
Causes stuns with melee attacks to grant endurance charges.

Enhance Support
Increases the quality bonus of skill gems.

Enlighten Support
Increases the experience gained by skill gems.

Faster Attacks Support
Increases the attack speed of skills.

Faster Casting Support
Increases the cast speed of skills.

Faster Projectiles Support
Increases the speed and damage of projectiles.

Fire Penetration Support
Skills ignore a portion of the target's fire resistance.

Fork Support
Causes projectiles to fork into two new projectiles as they hit their targets.

Generosity Support
Increases the effect of supported auras on your allies, but prevents them from affecting you.

Greater Multiple Projectiles Support
Causes four additional projectiles to be fired by projectile skills.

Increased Area of Effect Support
Increases the radius of area of effect skills.

Increased Burning Damage Support
Increases the damage dealt by burning effects.

Increased Critical Damage Support
Increases the damage bonus from critical strikes.

Increased Critical Strikes Support
Increases the chance of causing a critical strike.

Increased Duration Support
Increases the duration of skills.

Iron Grip Support
Ranged attacks have the strength melee damage bonus applied to them.

Iron Will Support
Spells have the strength melee damage bonus applied to them.

Item Quantity Support
Increases the number of items dropped by monsters.

Item Rarity Support
Increases the rarity of items dropped by monsters.

Knockback Support
Hitting an enemy has a chance to knock them back.

Less Duration Support
Reduces the duration of skills.

Lesser Multiple Projectiles Support
Causes two additional projectiles to be fired by projectile skills.

Life Gain on Hit Support
Hitting enemies restores your life.

Life Leech Support
Hitting enemies grants life restoration over time based on the damage dealt.

Lightning Penetration Support
Skills ignore a portion of the target's lightning resistance.

Mana Leech Support
Hitting enemies grants mana restoration over time based on the damage dealt.

Melee Damage on Full Life Support
While you're on full life, melee skills deal increased damage.

Melee Physical Damage Support
Increases melee physical damage dealt.

Melee Splash Support
Causes single-target melee attacks to deal damage in an area around the target.

Minion and Totem Elemental Resistance Support
Increases the elemental resistances of minions and totems.

Minion Damage Support
Increases the damage dealt by minions.

Minion Life Support
Increases the life of minions.

Minion Speed Support
Increases the speed of minions.

Multiple Traps Support
Trap skills throw three traps instead of one.

Multistrike Support
Causes melee attacks to repeat quickly, attacking several times instead of once.

Physical Projectile Attack Damage Support
Increases the physical damage and reduces the speed of projectile attacks.

Physical to Lightning Support
Converts some physical damage to lightning damage.

Pierce Support
Projectiles have a chance to pierce their target and hit additional targets.

Point Blank Support
Ranged attacks deal more damage to very close targets and less damage to farther away targets.

Power Charge On Critical Support
Critical strikes have a chance of granting you power charges.

Ranged Attack Totem Support
Supported ranged attacks are used by a summoned totem.

Reduced Mana Support
Reduces the mana cost of skills.

Remote Mine Support
Supported skills are laid as remote mines that use the skill when you detonate them.

Slower Projectiles Support
Decreases the speed and increases the damage of projectiles.

Spell Echo Support
Supported spells are cast twice in quick succession.

Spell Totem Support
Supported spells are cast by a summoned totem.

Stun Support
Increases the chance of stunning enemies.

Trap Support
Supported skills are thrown as traps that use the skill when monsters move near them.

Weapon Elemental Damage Support
Increases elemental damage dealt by weapons.