Damage Types for Hunting POE Items Pt. 1

Damage is the process at which a player or monster’s life or energy shield is reduced in hunting for POE Items.

damagge for poe items

There are several types of damage you can inflict to enemies and here are the things you need to know about types of damages and how to resist these kinds of damages.

Damage Types for POE Items

Damage reduction only affects physical damage. The other four damage types each have their own resistance value (e.g. “Fire resistance”) which is viewable in the character sheet. Resistances reduce damage taken, and are normally capped at 75%. However, there are passives and items that can increase maximum resistances to allow for values higher than 75%.

If a passive does not specify whether it affects weapon or spell damage, it will affect both.

  • Damage Sources – All damage instances have exactly one damage source. Modifiers which apply specifically to one source never apply to the others. There are currently four damage sources:
    • Attack Damage – Attack damage, or any damage instance caused by a weapon or unarmed. “Attack” is not a generic term for any offensive ability.
    • Spell Damage – Spell damage, or any damage instance whose damage range is defined by the skill itself.
    • Secondary Damage – Secondary damage is direct damage that is neither a spell nor an attack and as such does not benefit from modifiers to those things. As secondary damage is not an attack or spell it cannot be evaded, blocked, spell blocked, dodged or spell dodged. Secondary damage still benefits from all modifiers where applicable, some examples being cast speed modifiers, elemental damage modifiers, and area of effect modifiers. On a skill gem, the Cast keyword indicates that a skill deals all or part secondary damage. The following skill gems deal secondary damage:
      • Detonate Dead
      • Bear Trap
      • Infernal Blow
      • Explosive Arrow
    • Damage over Time – Damage over time (DoT) refers to damage inflicted continuously over a period of time. Unlike the other three damage sources, damage over time does not hit.

Path of Exile Items hunting to Increase Stats

In order to get the damage you need to kill an enemy, you must sustain your good equipments or Path of Exile Items. If you’re struggling in hunting these items, you might want to check this marketplace where items are sold by players. It is just an alternative way to get items you need for your game.