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

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg Maximum Life
Poison Dmg Critical Strike Chance
Attack Speed
Critical Strike Dmg

Shred Details and Upgrades



Shapeshift into a Werewolf and perform a trio of combo attacks:

1st Attack: Dash towards the target and deal 25% damage.
2nd Attack: Deal 35% damage.
3rd Attack: Perform a larger finishing move dealing 70% damage.

Type: Shapeshifting

Damage: Physical

Spirit Cost: 35 Spirit

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%

Tags: Core, Werewolf, Shapeshifting


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Enhanced Shred

Shred gains +30% Attack Speed and Heals for 2% of your Maximum Life if an enemy is struck.

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Primal Shred

Shred's second and third attacks also perform a dash. In addition, Shred's Critical Strike Damage is increased by x30%.

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Raging Shred

Shred's third combo attack is larger and applies an additional 70% Poisoning Damage over 5 seconds.

Other Skills that work with Shred

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Shred can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Shred creates
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.


Predatory Instinct

Critical Strike Chance against Close enemies is increased by + 2%/4%/6%


Digitigrade Gait

You gain + 3%/6%/9% Movement Speed while in Werewolf form. This bonus persists for 3 seconds after leaving Werewolf form.

Requires a point in Predatory Instinct.


Companion Tree
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Brutal Poison Creeper

Your Critical Strike Chance is increased by +20% against enemies strangled by Poison Creeper.


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Enhanced Wolf Pack

Wolves deal x25% increased damage to Immobilized, Stunned, Slowed, or Poisoned enemies.


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Enhanced Ravens

You have a +5% increased Critical Strike Chance against enemies for 6 seconds after they are hit by Ravens.


Wrath Tree


Poisoned enemies are Slowed (CC) by 8%/16%/24%.



You and your Companions gain x 10%/20%/30% bonus Critical Strike Damage against Poisoned enemies..

Requires a point in Neurotoxin.


Toxic Claws

Critical Strikes with  Werewolf skills deal 8%/16%/24% of their Base Damage as Poisoning Damage over 4 seconds.

Requires a point in Neurotoxin.


Ultimate Tree


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


Natural Fortitude

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

Requires a point in Quickshift.


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.


Key Passives Tree

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.


Lupine Ferocity

Every 6th Werewolf skill hit Critically Strikes and deals x70% increased damage.


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 Shred

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

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
Dry Steppes Druid
Aspect of the Blurred Beast
Offensive While dashing, Shred seeks out Nearby Poisoned enemies instantly dealing [70 - 100%] of the Poisoning damage to them.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
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.


Kehjistan Druid
Aspect of the Dark Howl
Utility Debilitating Roar is now a Werewolf Skill. In addition, Debilitating Roar will Immobilize Poisoned enemies for [2 - 4] seconds.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Aspect of the Unsatiated
Resource After killing an enemy with Shred, your next Werewolf Skill generates [20-30%] more Spirit and deals [20-30%] increased damage.


Tormented Ruins
Fractured Peaks 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
Dry Steppes 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
Kehjistan Druid
Stormclaw's Aspect
Offensive Critical Strikes with Shred deal [20-30%] of the damage dealt as Lightning damage to the target and surrounding enemies.

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

Anica's Claim
Fractured Peaks 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
Kehjistan Druid
Subterranean Aspect
Offensive Poison Creeper’s active also casts Landslide in a circle around you. Earth Skills deal 10-20% increased damage to Poisoned enemies.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Vigorous Aspect
Defensive Gain [10-15%] Damage Reduction while Shapeshifted into a Werewolf.

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

Steadfast Barracks
Hawezar 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


Waxing Gibbous

The nights preceding the full moon are sometimes far more dangerous than the event itself. The frenzy has begun to rise, yet the night is just dark enough to obscure a hunter from their prey's sight.

Type: Axe

Description: Gain Stealth for 2 seconds when killing enemies with Shred. Breaking Stealth with an attack grants Ambush which guarantees Critical Strikes for 1.0 - 2.5 seconds.

Affixes: - Item Power 725


Mad Wolf's Glee

“He was not a victim of the curse - he sought it out. As his skin split and his bones cracked, his laughter never ceased." – Tale of the Mad Nobleman

Type: Chest Armor

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

Affixes: - Item Power 725

  • + 10.5 - 17.5% Physical Damage
  • + 10.5 - 17.5% Poison Damage
  • 5 - 12% Damage Reduction from Poisoned Enemies
  • + 4.4 - 10% Movement Speed

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


    This weapon is a reminder of the unbridled savagery of our druidic ancestors, the wisdom of which I see more clearly with every day that passes." - Moreg, Druidic Scholar

    Type: One-handed Mace

    Description: Debilitating Roar and Blood Howl deal 0.5 - 1.0 damage to Nearby Poisoned enemies.

    Fleshrender has a flat damage effect, which scales with power.

    Affixes: - Item Power 725

    • + 10.5 - 17.5% Damage while Shapeshifted
    • + 7.0 - 14.0% Damage to Poisoned Enemies
    • + 1 - 2 Ranks of All Defensive Skills
    • + 16.5 - 23.5% Damage while Healthy

    Malignant Hearts

    The Dark Dance
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    (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

    Changes to Shred

    Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

    • Third Attack base damage increased from 60% to 70%.
    • Enhanced Shred - Healing increased from 1% to 2% of Maximum Life.
    • Raging Shred’s - Base damage increased from 51% to 70%.
    • Primal Shred’s - Bonus Critical Strike Damage increased from 20% to 30%.