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Fire Bolt

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Fire Bolt is a Sorcerer skill from the Basic skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Burning Dmg (DoT) N/A
+ Mana
Basic
Pyromancy

'Creates Condition' means this skill creates this condition i.e it could make a target Vulnerable that other skills can take advantage of. 'Exploits Condition' means this skill takes advantage of a condition, not necessarily of its own making. So for example another skill might Stun and this skill could take advantage of that.


Fire Bolt Details and Upgrades

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Fire Bolt

Hurl a flaming bolt, dealing 18% damage and Burning (DoT) for 7% over 6 seconds.

Enchantment Slot Effect

Direct Damage from your skills applies up to an additional 23% Burning damage (DoT) over 8 seconds.

Damage: Fire

Lucky Hit Chance: 35%

Tags: Basic, Pyromancy

Upgrades

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Enhanced Fire Bolt

Fire Bolt pierces through Burning enemies.

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Glinting Fire Bolt

Fire Bolt increases the Burning damage (DoT) you deal to the enemy by x 25% for 3 seconds.

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Flickering Fire Bolt

Fire Bolt generates 2 Mana when hitting an enemy.


Items that work with Fire Bolt

The following items either:

  • Grant a bonus when using Fire Bolt
  • Create a condition Fire Bolt can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Fire Bolt creates

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Efficiency
Resource Casting a Basic Skill reduces the Mana cost of your next Core Skill by 10 - 20%.

Ring

Domhainne Tunnels
(Map)
Scosglen Sorcerer
Aspect of Engulfing Flames
Offensive You deal x 10 - 30% increased Burning damage (DoT) to enemies below 50% Life

While enemies are affected by more Damage over Time than their total Life, you deal x 80 - 100% increased Burning damage to them.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction Sorcerer
Aspect of the Expectant
Offensive After Attacking enemies with a Basic skill, increase the damage of your next Core skill cast within 5 seconds by x 5 - 10%, up to x 30%.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Underroot
(Map)
Codex of Power All
Aspect of Might
Defensive Basic Skills grant 20% Damage Reduction for 2 - 6 seconds.

Helm, Chest, Pants, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

Dark Ravine
(Map)
Dry Steppes All
Assimilation Aspect
Resource You have 8% increased Dodge Chance. When you Dodge, Fortify for 5-20% of your Maximum Life.

Ring

N/A Extraction All
Incendiary Aspect
Resource Lucky Hit: Burning damage (DoT) has up to a 12 - 17% chance to restore 10 Mana.

Ring

Tomb of the Saints
(Map)
Kehjistan Sorcerer
Rapid Aspect
Offensive Basic skills gain + 15 - 30% Attack Speed.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Buried Halls
(Map)
Dry Steppes All

Unique Items

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Flamescar

The burn may heal, but the pain is eternal.

Type: Wand
Class: Sorcerer

Description: While Channeling Incinerate, you periodically shoot embers that are attracted to enemies, each dealing # Fire damage.


Affixes:

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Staff of Endless Rage

"Leaving even blackened bones for your kin to mourn is too good an end for you." - Josiah

Type: Staff
Class: Sorcerer

Description: Every 3rd cast of Fireball launches 2 additional projectiles and deals x 20 - 40% increased damage.


Affixes:


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Tal Rasha's Iridescent Loop

"Fool said he dug it out of the sands near Lut Gholem with a few other worthless trinkets. I hid my delight at receiving such as treasure in exchange for a meager handful of coins" - Rakhaan

Type: Ring
Class: Sorcerer

Description: For each type of elemental damage you deal, gain [X] 14% increased damage for 4 seconds. Dealing Elemental damage refreshes all bonuses. (Sorcerer Only)

  • + % Resistance to All Elements
  • + % Resistance to All Elements

Affixes:

  • + % Non-Physical Damage
  • + % Lucky Hit Chance
  • + % Resource Generation
  • + % Cooldown Reduction


Paragon Glyphs

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Elementalist

Rare: Sorcerer

Bonus:

  • Paragon nodes within range gain + 15% (lvl 1) - 75% (lvl 21) bonus to their Non-physical damage and damage reduction modifiers.

Additional Bonus:

  • Dealing Fire, Cold, or Lightning damage to an enemy increases all damage you deal to them by x 5% for 10 seconds, stacking once per element.

Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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Enchanter

Rare: Sorcerer

Bonus:

  • For every 5 Intelligence purchased within range, you deal +2% (lvl 1) -10% (lvl 21) increased Non-physical damage.

Additional Bonus:

  • For each skill equipped in your Enchantment Slots, gain + 5% Maximum Resistance to that Skill's element.

Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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Flamefeeder

Rare: Sorcerer

Bonus:

  • For every 5 Dexterity purchased within range, you deal + 2% (lvl 1) - 10% (lvl 21) increased damage to Burning (DoT) targets.

Additional Bonus:

  • You deal x 10% increased direct damage to Burning (DoT) enemies.

Requirements: 25 Dexterity (in radius range)

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Pyromaniac

Rare: Sorcerer

Bonus:

  • Paragon nodes within range gain + 15% (lvl 1) - 75% (lvl 21) bonus to their Fire damage and damage reduction modifiers.

Additional Bonus:

  • Every Pyromancy Skill you cast or every second you channel Incinerate increases your Fire damage by x 2% for 6 seconds, up to x 10%.

Requirements: 25 Willpower (in radius range)

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Torch

Rare: Sorcerer

Bonus:

  • For every 5 Willpower purchased within range, you deal + 2% (lvl 1) - 10% (lvl 21) increased Burning damage (DoT).

Additional Bonus:

  • You deal x 2.5% increased damage per Nearby Burning enemy, up to x 12.5%.

Requirements: 25 Willpower (in radius range)


Item Affixes

The following Affixes are particularly useful with Fire Bolt

Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Legs Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand
Basic Skill Damage
[18 - 39.5%]
Basic Skill Damage
[37 - 79%]
Basic Skill Attack Speed
[4.4 - 10%]
Damage Reduction from Burning Enemies
[5.0 - 12.0%]
Pyromancy Skill Damage
[10.5 - 17.5%]
Fire Damage
[10.5 - 17.5%]
Damage Over Time
[7.0 - 14.0%]
Damage Over Time
[14 - 28%]
Fire Damage Over Time
[12.5 - 19.5%]
Damage to Burning Enemies
[7- 14%]
Damage to Burning Enemies
[14 - 28%]
Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Legs Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand


Changes to Fire Bolt

Patch 1.2.0, October 17, 2023

  • Glinting Fire Bolt
    • Previous: Critical strikes with Fire Bolt increase the Burning damage you deal to the enemy by 20% for 4 seconds.
    • New: Fire Bolt increases the Burning damage you deal to the enemy by 25% for 3 seconds.

Patch 1.1.1, August 8, 2023

Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

  • Initial damage increased from 10% to 18%.

Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

  • Burning damage increased from 40% to 44%.