Path of Exile

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
Adds chaos damage to skills.

Added Cold Damage
Adds cold damage to skills.

Added Fire Damage
Adds fire damage to skills.

Added Lightning Damage
Adds lightning damage to skills.

Additional Accuracy
Increases the accuracy of skills.

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

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

Blood Magic
Skills are cast using life rather than mana.

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

Cast on Death
Supported spells are cast when you die.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cold to Fire
Converts some cold damage to fire damage.

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

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

Curse On Hit
Hits with supported skills cast supported curses.

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

Empower
Increases the level of skill gems.

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

Enhance
Increases the quality bonus of skill gems.

Enlighten
Increases the experience gained by skill gems.

Faster Attacks
Increases the attack speed of skills.

Faster Casting
Increases the cast speed of skills.

Faster Projectiles
Increases the speed and damage of projectiles.

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

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

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

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

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

Increased Burning Damage
Increases the damage dealt by burning effects.

Increased Critical Damage
Increases the damage bonus from critical strikes.

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

Increased Duration
Increases the duration of skills.

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

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

Item Quantity
Increases the number of items dropped by monsters.

Item Rarity
Increases the rarity of items dropped by monsters.

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

Less Duration
Reduces the duration of skills.

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

Life Gain on Hit
Hitting enemies restores your life.

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

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

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

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

Melee Physical Damage
Increases melee physical damage dealt.

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

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

Minion Damage
Increases the damage dealt by minions.

Minion Life
Increases the life of minions.

Minion Speed
Increases the speed of minions.

Multiple Traps
Trap skills throw three traps instead of one.

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

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

Physical to Lightning
Converts some physical damage to lightning damage.

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

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

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

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

Reduced Mana
Reduces the mana cost of skills.

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

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

Spell Echo
Supported spells are cast twice in quick succession.

Spell Totem
Supported spells are cast by a summoned totem.

Stun
Increases the chance of stunning enemies.

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

Weapon Elemental Damage
Increases elemental damage dealt by weapons.