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Bone Splinters

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Bone Splinters is a Necromancer skill from the Basic skill tree. Its features are:

Creates Condition Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg Critical Strike Dmg
Essence
Critical Strike Chance
Vulnerable
Basic
Bone

'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.


Bone Splinters Details and Upgrades

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Bone Splinters

Fire 3 bone splinters, dealing 9% damage each.

Each subsequent time an enemy is hit by the same cast of Bone Splinters, you gain 1 Essence.

Damage: Physical

Generates Essence : 7

Lucky Hit Chance: 17%

Tags: Basic, Bone

Upgrades

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Enhanced Bone Splinters

Bone Splinters has a 25% chance to fire 2 additional projectiles if cast while you have 50 or more essence.

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Acolyte's Bone Splinters

Hitting the same enemy at least 3 times with the same cast of Bone Splinters grants + 8% Critical Strike Chance for 4 seconds.

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Initiate's Bone Splinters

Bone Splinters has a 20% chance per hit to make enemies Vulnerable for 2 seconds.


Other Skills that work with Bone Splinters

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Bone Splinters can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Bone Splinters creates
Bone Splinters Creates Skills that Exploit This Condition
Critical Strike Chance (4 secs) Paranormal Bone Spear | Enhanced Bone Spirit
Vulnerable Plagued Corpse Explosion | Evulsion (p)
Bone Skills Serration (p) | Compound Fracture (p) | Rapid Ossification (p) | Evulsion (p) | Ossified Essence (p)
Bone Splinters Exploits Skills that Create This Condition
Critical Strike Damage Evulsion (p)


Items that work with Bone Splinters

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of the Expectant
Offensive After attacking enemies with a Basic Skill, increase the damage of your next Core Skill cast within 5 seconds by 4%[x], up to 30%[x].

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

Underroot
(Map)
Codex of Power All
Aspect of Exposed Flesh
Resource Lucky Hit: Up to a 10% chance to generate 34.0 Essence when hitting a Vulnerable enemy.

Ring

N/A Extraction Necromancer
Aspect of Grasping Veins
Offensive Gain 9%[+] increased Critical Strike Chance for 6 seconds when you cast Corpse Tendrils. You deal 18%[x] bonus Critical Strike Damage to enemies damaged by Corpse Tendrils.

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

Corrupted Grotto
(Map)
Kehjistan Necromancer
Aspect of Might
Defensive Basic Skills grant 20.0% Damage Reduction for 1.5 seconds.

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

Dark Ravine
(Map)
Dry Steppes All
Aspect of Serration
Offensive The Ossified Essence Key Passive also increases the Critical Strike Damage of your Bone Skills by 1%[x] per Essence above 50, up to 24%[x].

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

N/A Extraction Necromancer
Aspect of Torment
Resource Critical Strikes with Bone Skills increase your Essence Regeneration by 90.0%[x] for 4 seconds.

Ring

Black Asylum
(Map)
Fractured Peaks Necromancer
Rapid Aspect
Offensive Basic Skills gain 14%[+] Attack Speed.

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

Buried Halls
(Map)
Dry Steppes All
Splintering Aspect
Offensive Bone Spear's primary attack makes enemies hit beyond the first Vulnerable for 3 seconds. Bone Shards from Bone Spear deal 28% bonus damage to Vulnerable enemies and pierce them.

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

Guulrahn Slums(Map) Dry Steppes Necromancer
Wind Striker Aspect
Mobility Critical Strikes grant 8.0%[+] Movement Speed for 1 second, up to 6 seconds.

Boots, Amulet (+50%)

Shivta Ruins
(Map)
Kehjistan All


Unique Items

There are no unique items that are tailored for use with Bone Splinters.

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Deathless Visage

"Rathma is endless. He was the first Ancient, and will remain at the end. He is the master of the Great Cycle of Being. When Death comes for him, why should he fear it?" - Vauntus, Acolyte of Rathma

Type: Ancestral Unique Helm
Class: Necromancer

Description: Bone Spear leaves behind echoes as it travels that explode, dealing [75 - 105] damage, increased by 5%[x] for every 30% of your Critical Strike Damage Bonus.Current Bonus: 0%[x]


    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • [3.1 - 7.3]% Damage Reduction
    • +[10.5 - 17.5]% Physical Damage
    • +[14.0 - 21.0]% Bone Critical Strike Damage
    • +[5 - 13] Maximum Essence
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    Mother's Embrace

    "Every tome, every scroll, every book in this temple produces the same answer. The only being willing to stand against the Eternal Conflict, against the Prime Evils, was Lilith." - Elias

    Type: Ancestral Unique Ring
    Class: All Classes

    Description: If a All Classes_Skill_Tree#Core|Core Skill hits 4 or more enemies, [30 - 50]% of the Resource cost is refunded.

    • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements
    • +10.0% Shadow Resistance

    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +[10 - 18] All Stats
    • +[3.2 - 6.0]% Lucky Hit Chance
    • +[14.0 - 21.0]% Critical Strike Damage
    • +[403 - 873] Maximum Life
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    Paingorger's Gauntlets

    Crafted from fragments of Duriel's carapace, wearing these gloves, or being struck by them, causes an agonizing sensation akin to pushing one's hands through a thousand shards of glass.

    Type: Ancestral Unique Gloves
    Class: All Classes

    Description: Damaging enemies with a Non-Basic Skill cast marks them for 3 seconds. When a Basic Skill first hits a marked enemy, the Basic Skill's damage is echoed to all marked enemies, dealing [100 - 200]%[x] increased damage.


      Affixes: (Item Power 925)
      • +[18.5 - 39.5]% Basic Damage
      • +[4.4 - 10.0]% Attack Speed
      • +[10 - 18] All Stats
      • +[3.0 - 8.0]% Critical Strike Chance
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      Ring of Starless Skies

      "Yours is the power to pluck the stars from the heavens with the ease of a child gathering fruit from the bough." - Unknown

      Type: Ancestral Unique Ring
      Class: All Classes

      Description: Spending your Primary Resource reduces the Resource cost of your Skills and increases your damage by 10%[x] for 3 seconds, up to 40%[x].

      • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements
      • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements

      Affixes: (Item Power 925)
      • +6.0% Lucky Hit Chance
      • +5.0% Critical Strike Chance
      • +17.5% Critical Strike Damage
      • +19.5% Core Damage
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      The Grandfather

      An unbroken lineage of unwavering strength.

      Type: Ancestral Unique Two-Handed Sword
      Class: Barbarian, Necromancer

      Description: Increases your Critical Strike Damage by 100%[x]. The other properties on this weapon can roll higher than normal.

      • +35.0% Critical Strike Damage

      Affixes: (Item Power 925)
      • +56.0% Damage
      • +3,056 Maximum Life
      • +72 All Stats
      • Ignores Durability Loss


      Paragon Glyphs

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      Corporeal

      Rare: Necromancer

      Bonus:

      • Grants + 30% (lvl 1) - 150% (lvl 21) bonus to their Physical damage and damage reduction modifiers.

      Additional Bonus:

      • You and your Minions deal x 10% increased Physical damage.

      Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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      Essence

      Rare: Necromancer

      Bonus:

      • For every 5 Dexterity purchased within range, you deal + 4% (lvl 1) - 20% (lvl 21) increased Critical Strike Damage.

      Additional Bonus:

      Requirements: 25 Dexterity (in radius range)

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      Ruin

      Magic: Barbarian / Druid / Necromancer / Rogue / Sorcerer

      Bonus:

      • For every 5 Dexterity (Barb, Druid, Necro, Sorc) / Intelligence (Rogue) purchased within range, you gain + 1.1% increased Critical Strike Damage.


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      Subdue

      Magic: Barbarian / Druid / Necromancer / Rogue / Sorcerer

      Bonus:

      • For every 5 Dexterity (Barb/Druid/Necro/Sorc) / Intelligence (Rogue) purchased within range, you gain + 0.8% increased damage to Vulnerable targets.


      Item Affixes

      The following Affixes are particularly useful with Bone Splinters


      Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand Shield
      Basic Skill Damage
      [18.5 - 39.5%]
      Basic Skill Damage
      [37 - 79%]
      Bone Skill Damage
      [10.5 - 17.5%]
      Physical Damage
      [10.5 - 17.5%]
      Critical Strike Damage with Bone Skills
      [12.6 - 21%]
      Critical Strike Damage with Bone Skills
      [33.6 - 50.4%]
      Critical Strike Damage
      [10.5 - 17.5%]
      Critical Strike Damage
      [28 - 42%]
      Sword: Critical Strike Damage
      [14%]
      Sword: Critical Strike Damage
      [28%]
      Vulnerable Damage
      [9.8 - 19.6%]
      Vulnerable Damage
      [19.6 - 39.2%]
      Basic Skill Attack Speed
      [4.4 - 10%]
      Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand Shield


      Changes to Bone Splinters

      Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

      • Base damage increased from 8% to 9%.
      • Essence generated increased from 6 to 7.