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Wolves

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Wolves is a Druid skill from the Companion skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg Immobilized
Fortifies Stunned
Attack Speed Slowed
Companion Poisoned

Wolves Details and Upgrades

wolves

Wolves

  • Passive: Summon 2 wolf companions that bite enemies for 11% damage.
  • Active: Direct the wolves to focus on an enemy, leaping to them and striking for 135% damage.

Type: Companion

Damage: Physical

Cooldown: 11 seconds

Lucky Hit Chance: 50%

Tags: Companion

Upgrades

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Enhanced Wolf Pack

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

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Ferocious Wolf Pack

Lucky Hit: Your Wolves' attacks have up to a 40% chance to Fortify you for 8% Maximum Life.

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Brutal Wolf Pack

When you Critically Strike, your Wolves gain 25% Attack Speed for 3 seconds.


Other Skills that work with Wolves

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Wolves can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Wolves creates
Basic Tree
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Enhanced Storm Strike

Storm Strike has a 15% chance to Immobilize (CC) all enemies hit for 2.5 seconds.

Skill

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Enhanced Earth Spike

Earth Spike has a 10% chance to Stun (CC) for 2.5 seconds.

Skill

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Fierce Claw

Claw applies 15% Poisoning Damage over 6 seconds.

Skill

Core Tree
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Enhanced Landslide

After Landslide damages enemies 4 times, the next hit will Immobilize (CC) enemies for 3 seconds.

Skill

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Raging Landslide

When you strike an Immobilized or Stunned enemy with Landslide, an additional pillar of earth is formed.

Skill

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Raging Pulverize

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

Skill

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Raging Shred

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

Skill

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Primal Tornado

Enemies damaged by Tornado are Slowed (CC) by 8% for 3 seconds, stacking up to 40%.

Skill

Defensive Tree
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Enhanced Cyclone Armor

Enemies who are Knocked Back by Cyclone Armor are also Slowed (CC) by 70% for 2 seconds.

Skill

debilitating roar

Debilitating Roar

Shapeshift into a Werebear and bellow a mighty roar, reducing Nearby enemies' damage dealt by 70% for 4 seconds.

Cooldown: 22 seconds

Tags: Defensive, Werebear, Shapeshifting

Skill

Companion Tree
poison creeper

Poison Creeper

  • Passive: A poison creeper periodically emerges from the ground every 7 seconds and applies 36% Poisoning Damage over 6 seconds to an enemy in the area.
  • Active: Vines strangle all surrounding enemies, Immobilizing (CC) them for 2 seconds and poisoning them for 90% damage over 2 seconds.

Damage: Poison

Cooldown: 20 seconds

Lucky Hit Chance: 28%

Tags: Companion

Skill

Call of the Wild

You Companion Skills deal x 10 / 20 / 30% bonus damage.

Passive

Wrath Tree
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Enhanced Boulder

When Boulder reaches the end of its path, enemies hit are Slowed (CC) by 30% for 3 seconds. If Boulder Overpowered, enemies are Stunned (CC) for 4 seconds instead.

Skill

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Natural Boulder

While you have any Fortify, Boulder has +20% increased Critical Strike Chance.

Skill

trample

Trample

Shapeshift into a Werebear, become Unstoppable, and charge forward, dealing 75% damage and Knocking Back (CC) enemies. Enemies who are Knocked Back into terrain take an additional 45% damage and are Stunned (CC) for 3 seconds.

Damage: Physical

Cooldown: 14 seconds

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%

Tags: Wrath, Werebear, Shapeshifting

Skill

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Enhanced Hurricane

Enemies who are damaged by Hurricane are Slowed (CC) by 25% for 2 seconds.

Skill

rabies

Rabies

Shapeshift into a Werewolf and perform an infectious bite against enemies in front of you, dealing 28% damage, and applying an additional 23% Poisoning Damage over 6 seconds.

Infected enemies spread Rabies to other surrounding targets.

Type: Shapeshifting

Damage: Poison

Cooldown: 12 seconds

Lucky Hit Chance: 50%

Tags: Wrath, Werewolf, Shapeshifting

Skill

Stone Guard

While you have Fortify for over 50% of your Maximum Life, your Earth skills deal x 4 /8 / 12% increased damage.

Requires a point in Crushing Earth.

Passive

Neurotoxin

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

Passive

Envenom

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

Requires a point in Neurotoxin.

Passive

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.

Passive

Electric Shock

Lucky Hit: Dealing Lightning Damage to enemies has up to a 8 / 16 / 24% chance to Immobilize (CC) them for 3 seconds.

If the target is already Immobilized, the Lightning Damage dealt to them is increased by x 7 / 14 / 21% instead.

Requires a point in Charged Atmosphere.

Passive

Ultimate Tree
petrify

Petrify

Encase all Nearby enemies in stone, Stunning (CC) them for 3 seconds. You deal x30% increased Critical Strike Damage to enemies affected by Petrify.

Against Bosses, the Critical Strike Damage bonus is increased to x 50% and its duration is increased to 6 seconds.

Type: Nature Magic

Damage: Physical

Cooldown: 50 seconds

Tags: Ultimate, Nature Magic, Earth

Skill

Defensive Posture

Increase the amount of Fortify you gain from all sources by + 5 / 10 / 15%.

Passive

Unrestrained

Reduce the duration of Control Impairing Effects by 3 / 6 / 9%.  Triple this effect while you have Fortify for over 50% of your Maximum Life.

Requires a point in Thick Hide or Nature's Resolve.

Passive


Items that work with Wolves

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Quicksand
Utility Damage from Earth Skills Slow (CC) enemies hit by 25 - 50% for 5 seconds.

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

Ferals' Den
(Map)
Scosglen 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 Alpha
Offensive Your Wolf Companions are now Werewolf Companions. Werewolf Companions deal 90 - 115% additional damage and can spread Rabies.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Aspect of the Stampede
Offensive Gain 1 additional Companion. In addition, your Companion Skills deal 16 - 26% bonus damage.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Aspect of the Wildrage
Offensive Your Companions gain the bonuses from the Bestial Rampage Key Passive.

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

N/A Extraction Druid
Ballistic Aspect
Utility When you have Fortify your Earth Skills gain +2 Ranks.

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

Whispering Pines
(Map)
Scosglen Druid
Nighthowler's Aspect
Offensive Blood Howl increases Critical Strike Chance by 5 - 10%. In addition, Blood Howl also affects Nearby Companions and Players for 3 seconds.

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

Forbidden City
(Map)
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
(Map)
Dry Steppes 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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Storm's Companion

"The storm's rage is my own, brother. I call, and the skies roar in reply." - Vasily, to Bul-Kathos

Type: Pants

Description: Your Wolf Companions are infused with the power of the storm, dealing Lightning damage and gaining the Storm Howl ability.

Affixes:

  • While Injured, your potion also grants 30% Movement Speed for 2 Seconds

  • + # Maximum Life
  • + % Companion Movement Speed
  • % Damage Reduction
  • + # Ranks in Wolves


Malignant Hearts

The Calculated
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Devious
Utility
(World Tier III): After spending 150-200 of your Primary Resource, your next attack Stuns enemies hit for 2 seconds. Generic
The Moonrage
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Vicious
Offensive
Kills have a 5% chance to summon a Wolf Companion to your side for 20-30 seconds. In addition, gain +3 to Wolves. Druid


Changes to Wolves

Patch 1.2.0, October 17, 2023

Patch 1.1.1, August 8, 2023

  • Passive damage increased from 7.8% to 11%.
  • Active damage increased from 110% to 135%.
  • Enhanced Wolf Pack - Damage bonus increased from 20% to 25%.
  • Brutal Wolf Pack - Attack Speed bonus increased from 20% to 25%.
  • Ferocious Wolf Pack - Fortify amount increased from 5% to 8%.

Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

  • Cooldown reduced from 14 to 11 seconds.
  • Ferocious Wolves - Lucky Hit chance increased from 10% to 40%.