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Pulverize

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Pulverize is a Druid skill from the Core skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Damage N/A
Werebear
Shapeshifting
Overpowers
Reduced Damage
Stuns (CC)


Pulverize Details and Upgrades

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Pulverize

Shapeshift into a werebear and slam the ground, dealing 50% damage to surrounding enemies.

Type: Shapeshifting

Damage: Physical

Spirit Cost: 35

Lucky Hit Chance: 25%

Tags: Core, Werebear, Shapeshifting

Upgrades

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Enhanced Pulverize

Your next Pulverize will Overpower every 12 seconds while you remain Healthy.

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Primal Pulverize

Enemies hit with Pulverize deal 20% reduced damage for 4 seconds.

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Raging Pulverize

Enemies Overpowered by Pulverize are Stunned (CC) for 2 seconds.


Other Skills that work with Pulverize

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Pulverize can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Pulverize creates
Basic Tree
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Wild Earth Spike

Summon a second Earth Spike when hitting an Immobilized or Stunned enemy.

Skill

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Fierce Earth Spike

Fortify for 8% of your Base Life whenever Earth Spike damages enemies who are Stunned, Immobilized, or Knocked Back.

Skill

Core Tree
Wild Impulses

Your Core skills cost x 3%/6%/9% more Spirit but deal x 5%/10%/15% increased damage.

Requires a point in Heart of the Wild.

Passive

Iron Fur

You gain 3%/6%/9% Damage Reduction while in Werebear form. This bonus persists for 3 seconds after leaving Werebear form.

Requires a point in Predatory Instinct.

Passive

Wrath Tree

Mending

While in Werebear form, you receive + 5%/10%/15% additional Healing from all sources.

Passive

Provocation

When you remain in Werebear form for at least 24/20/16 seconds your next skill will Overpower.

Requires a point in Mending.

Passive

Crushing Earth

Earth skills deal x 5%/10%/15% increased damage to Slowed, Stunned, Immobilized or Knocked Back enemies.

Passive

Bad Omen

Lucky Hit: Up to a 10% / 20% / 30% chance when dealing damage to a Vulnerable, Immobilized or Stunned enemy that a Lightning Bolt also hits dealing 55% damage.

Requires a point in Charged Atmosphere or Endless Tempest.

Passive

Ultimate Tree

Quickshift

When a Shapeshifting Skill transforms you into a different form, it deals x 5% / 10% / 15% increased damage.

Passive

Natural Fortitude

Shapeshifting Fortifies you for 1% / 3% / 4% Base Life.

Requires a point in Quickshift.

Passive

Heightened Senses

Upon shapeshifting into a Werewolf or Werebear, gain 4% / 8% / 12% Damage Reduction against Elites for 5 seconds.

Requires a point in Quickshift.

Passive

Natural Disaster

Your Earth skills deal x 4% / 8% / 12% increased damage to Vulnerable enemies.

Your Storm skills deal x 4% / 8% / 12 increased damage to enemies that are Stunned, Immobilized, or Knocked Back.

Requires point in Defiance.

Key Passives Tree

Ursine Strength

Gain x20% additional Maximum Life while in Werebear form and for 3 seconds after leaving Werebear form.

While Healthy, deal x30% increased damage.

Passive

Bestial Rampage

After being a Werewolf for 2.5 seconds, gain +25% Attack Speed for 15 seconds.

After being a Werebear for 2.5 seconds, deal x30% increased damage for 15 seconds.

Passive

Earthen Might

Lucky Hit: Damaging enemies with Earth skills has up to a 5% chance to:

  • Restore all of your Spirit
  • Cause your attacks to be guaranteed Critical Strikes for 5 seconds.

This chance is increased by:


Items that work with Pulverize

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of the Changeling's Debt
Resource Damaging a Poisoned enemy with a Werebear Skill will instantly deal [120-150%] of the Poisoning damage and consume the Poisoning.

Ring

Conclave
(Map)
Kehjistan Druid
Aspect of Nature's Savagery
Offensive Werewolf Skills function as Storm Skills and Werebear Skills function as Earth Skills for the Nature's Fury Key Passive.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Aspect of Retaliation
Offensive Your Core Skills deal up to [20-40%] increased damage based on your amount of Fortify.

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

Seaside Descent
(Map)
Dry Steppes Druid
Aspect of the Ursine Horror
Offensive Pulverize is now also an Earth Skill. After casting Pulverize, tectonic spikes continue to deal [X] damage over [2.0] seconds.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Shepherd's Aspect
Offensive Core Skills deal an additional [6 - 10%] damage for each active Companion.

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

Bloodsoaked Crag
(Map)
Dry Steppes Druid
Shockwave Aspect
Offensive Pulverize creates a shockwave that travels forward, dealing [60-100%] of its damage to targets in the path.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Skinwalker's Aspect
Defensive When you use a Shapeshifting Skill that changes your form, gain [.07-.12] Life. If you are at full Life, gain the same amount as Fortify.

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

Fading Echo
(Map)
Kehjistan Druid
Stormshifter's Aspect
Utility While Hurricane is active, gain +[2] Ranks to your Shapeshifting Skills.

Helm, Chest, Gloves, Boots, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

Crusaders' Cathedral
(Map)
Kehjistan Druid

* Extraction means the Legendary Aspect can be removed from any Legendary item at the Occultist. A dungeon name means the Aspect will be added to your Codex of Power as a reward after completing that dungeon.

Unique Items

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Insatiable Fury

When the Days of Ash began, the great druid Nafain reminded his disciples that nothing, not even the loss of their humanity, was too great a sacrifice to protect Túr Dúlra from Astaroth's flames.

Type: Chest Armor

Description: Werebear form is now your true form, and you gain +3 Ranks to all Werebear Skills .

Affixes: - Item Power 725

  • + 10.5 - 17.5% Physical Damage
  • + 21 - 42% Overpower Damage
  • 4.9 - 10.5% Damage Reduction While Fortified
  • + 4.9 - 10.5% Total Armor While in Werebear Form
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Hunter's Zenith

"By fang, claw, spear, or sword - send the bastards back to the flames from which they crawled! Soak the peat with their blood! For Fiacla-Géar! For Scosglen!" - Nafain, during the Days of Ash

Type: Ring

Description: Gain a bonus when you kill with a Shapeshifting Skill:

  • Werewolf: Your next Non-Ultimate Werebear Skill costs no Resource and has no Cooldown.
  • Werebear: Your next Werewolf Skill will Heal you for [X] when damage is first dealt.
  • Affixes: - Item Power 725

    • 6 - 25% Lightning Resistance
    • 6 - 25% Poison Resistance
    • + 10.5 - 17.5% Damage while Shapeshifted
    • + 10.5 - 17.5% Critical Strike Damage While in Werewolf Form
    • + 21 - 42% Overpower Damage while in Werebear Form

    Malignant Hearts

    The Dark Dance
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    Vicious
    Offensive
    (World Tier III): Every 5 seconds while above 60% Life, Core Skills cost 68-51 Life instead of your Primary Resource. Skills that consume Life deal 10-20% increased damage. Generic
    The Malignant Pact
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    Wrathful
    Super
    Cycle through a Malignant bonus every 20 kills:
    • Vicious: Gain 20% Attack Speed.
    • Devious: Core and Basic Skills have a 15% chance to fully restore your Primary Resource.
    • Brutal: Every 21 seconds, gain a Barrier absorbing 85 - 102 damage.
    Generic


    Changes to Pulverize

    Patch 1.0.2d, June 4, 2023