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Is it considered fire damage? If so, is it affected by "Fire skills deal 20% more damage"?

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Fire Walkers burn effect does indeed benefit from +%fire damage on items.

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This is interesting to me, because I heard the exact opposite. Since it isn't a 'skill', it arguably shouldn't benefit from +%Fire damage. It appears Blizzard has not announced whether or not this is intended, so it may change if they come around to making things consistent. +1 –  Bob2Chiv May 19 at 12:27
    
There are a few things that are not skills that are affected by elemental damage. Element damage on weapons is an example. They just fixed that bug. –  prolink007 May 19 at 12:58
    
@Bob2Chiv Blizzard is not known for consistency :P But +%ele damage doesn't (and logically shouldn't) be just for skills, because why would the items even mention the element of effect if it wasn't affected by +%ele dmg. –  Chippies May 19 at 17:13
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I was going to make my own answer, but I'll put it here instead. Here is another source that claims to definitively say which items benefit from +%Elemental damage (includes FireWalkers): diablohub.com/database/sorting/benefit-from-elemental-damage –  Bob2Chiv May 22 at 12:18

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