Storm Swell Aspect (Location, How to Get & Effects): Diablo 4

Sorcerers can deal a lot of damage to enemies, especially when they have made them Vulnerable, causing them to deal extra damage to those who are affected.

Damage to Vulnerable enemies can be enhanced even further if you have the Storm Swell Aspect imprinted on one of your items.

This allows you to deal increased damage to enemies who are Vulnerable, regardless of what attacks you use against them.

Storm Swell Aspect

Storm Swell Aspect Effects (Barrier Aspect)

The Aspect of Storm Swell takes effect whenever you have a Barrier protecting you, which can be provided by the Sorcerer’s defensive skills.

Once you have a Barrier active, any damage that you deal to Vulnerable enemies will be increased by a certain percentage.

This makes the Sorcerer adept at dealing more damage to Vulnerable enemies, which can make taking them down easier.

Storm Swell Aspect LocationStorm Swell Aspect is found in the Onyx Watchtower (Dry Steppes)

The Storm Swell Aspect can be unlocked by completing the Onyx Hold, which can be found in the Onyx Watchtower. (Dry Steppes)

Before you can access the Onyx Hold, you will need to first complete The Onyx Watchtower Stronghold activity.

How To Get Storm Swell Aspect? (Onyx Hold Walkthrough)Slaying the Languishing Corpses in the Onyx Hold Dungeon

The Onyx Hold has you setting foot in the Rotting Penitentiary, where you fight your way to the Bastille of the Damned to slay Languishing Corpses.

  • Slay all enemies in the Rotting Penitentiary
  • Travel to the Bastille of the Damned
  • Slay the Languishing Corpses

Upon reaching the Bastille of the Damned, you will need to defeat all 3 of the Languishing Corpses to complete the dungeon.


The Storm Swell Aspect is perfect for builds that cause enemies to become Vulnerable since the extra damage can come in handy.

Since Sorcerers can activate a Barrier whenever they want, they can time their attacks right when certain enemies are vulnerable.

The increased damage dealt to Vulnerable enemies stacks with other passives that provide the same effect, allowing you to deal insane amounts to them. 

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