without a weapon equipped, damage is based on the character's base unarmed damage. These skills have the Melee Gem tag . All melee skills so far are Attack skills. Strike and Slam are two of the subsets of Melee skills. Not all skills are usable with all types of weapons. Use the following table to help you design your melee character's skills.How do you use added damage in melee strike range?
+ (0-2) to Melee Strike Range Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket. Effectiveness of Added Damage: (135-165)% Punctures enemies, causing a bleeding debuff, which will be affected by modifiers to skill duration.How do you get more splash area of effect in melee?
Supported Skills have (0-57)% more Melee Splash Area of Effect This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket. AcquisitionIs whirling blades AOE compatible with melee splash?
Whirling Blades, although being a melee skill and not having an AoE, is not compatible with Melee Splash. Skills supported by Melee Splash do not receive the AoE gem tag. Modifiers to AoE (e.g. Area of Effect radius and Area Damage) will apply to the AoE component of Melee Splash.