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Blood Wave

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Blood Wave is a Necromancer skill from the Ultimate skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg N/A
Knocks Back (CC)
Slows (CC)
+ Blood Orbs
Ultimate
Blood

'Creates Condition' means this skill creates this condition i.e it could make a target Vulnerable that other skills can take advantage of. 'Exploits Condition' means this skill takes advantage of a condition, not necessarily of its own making. So for example another skill might Stun and this skill could take advantage of that.


Blood Wave Details and Upgrades

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Blood Wave

Conjure a tidal wave of blood that deals 150% damage and Knocks Back enemies.

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%
Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Ultimate, Blood

Upgrades

Prime Blood Wave Upgrade

Prime Blood Wave

Blood Wave Slows enemies by 50% for 4 seconds.

Supreme Blood Wave Upgrade

Supreme Blood Wave

Blood Wave leaves behind 3 Blood Orbs as it travels.


Items that affect Blood Wave

There are specific items that will boost Blood Wave in some way.

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Rathma's Chosen
Offensive Whenever your Blood Skills Overpower you gain [35 - 50]%[+] Attack Speed for 4 seconds.

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

N/A Extraction Necromancer
Aspect of Ultimate Shadow
Offensive Bone Storm and Blood Wave are also Darkness Skills, deal Shadow damage, and gain additional effects: Enemies damaged by Bone Storm take [120 - 270] Shadow damage over 2 seconds. Blood Wave creates Desecrated Ground as it travels, dealing [1,920 - 4,320] Shadow damage over 4 seconds
  • Enemies damaged by Bone Storm take [#] Shadow damage over 2 seconds.
  • Blood Wave desecrates the ground it travels over, dealing [#] Shadow damage over 4 seconds

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

N/A Extraction Necromancer
Fastblood Aspect
Resource Blood Orbs reduce your Ultimate Cooldown by [1.00 - 2.50] seconds.

Ring

Iron Hold
(Map)
Hawezar Necromancer
Tidal Aspect
Offensive Blood Wave fires two additional waves, each dealing [35 - 50]%[x] less damage than the previous.

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

N/A Extraction Necromancer

Unique Items

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Blood Artisan's Cuirass

"The infamous Necromancer Gaza-Thul's mastery over blood magic was indisputable. Many suspect that upon his death, his skin was used to fashion this eldritch armor." - Barrett's Book of Implements

Type: Ancestral Unique Chest Armor
Class: Necromancer

Description: When you pick up [10 - 5] Blood Orbs, a free Bone Spirit is spawned, dealing bonus damage based on your current Life percent.


    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +[10.5 - 17.5]% Damage for 4 Seconds After Picking Up a Blood Orb
    • +[10.5 - 17.5]% Blood Orb Healing
    • +[403 - 873] Maximum Life
    • +[2 - 3] to Bone Spirit


    Changes to Blood Wave

    Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

    Patch 1-0-2d, June 4, 2023

    • Damage increased from 90% to 120%.