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Lacerate

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Lacerate is a Druid skill from the Ultimate skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg Maximum Life
Immunity Critical Strike Dmg
Heal
Critical Strike Chance
Werewolf
Shapeshifting

Lacerate Details and Upgrades

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Lacerate

Shapeshift into a Werewolf, become Immune and quickly dash 12 times between enemies in the area dealing up to 700% damage.

Lucky Hit Chance: 7%
Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Ultimate, Shapeshifting, Werewolf

Upgrades

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Prime Lacerate

Lacerate hits Heal for 3% Maximum Life, doubled on Critical Strikes. The first Critical Strike is guaranteed and deals 150% increased damage.

Supreme Lacerate Upgrade

Supreme Lacerate

Whenever Lacerate Critically Strikes, your Skills deal 4%[x] increased damage for 10 seconds, up to 40%[x] .


Other Skills that work with Lacerate

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Lacerate can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Lacerate creates
Core Tree
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Digitigrade Gait

You gain 4%[+] Movement Speed while in Werewolf form.
This bonus persists for 3 seconds after leaving Werewolf form.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Werewolf, Shapeshifting Passive

Wrath Tree
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Envenom

You and your Companions gain 10%[x] bonus Critical Strike Damage against Poisoned enemies.

Damage: Lightning Damage
Tags: Companion Passive

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Toxic Claws

Critical Strikes with Werewolf Skills deal 12% of their Base damage as Poisoning damage over 4 seconds.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Werewolf, Shapeshifting Passive

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Bad Omen



Lucky Hit: Up to a 10% chance when dealing damage to a Vulnerable, Immobilized (CC) or Stunned (CC) enemy that a Lightning Bolt also hits dealing 55% damage.
Damage: Lightning Damage
Tags: Nature Magic, Storm Passive

Ultimate Tree
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Petrify

Encase all Nearby enemies in stone, Stunning them for 3.75 seconds. You deal 30%[x] increased Critical Strike Damage to enemies affected by Petrify.
Against Bosses, the Critical Strike Damage bonus is increased to 50%[x] and its duration is increased to 7.5 seconds.

Damage: N/A
Tags: Ultimate, Nature Magic, Earth Skill

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Quickshift

When Shapeshifting into a new animal form, you deal 1%[x] increased damage for 8 seconds, up to 8%[x].

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Shapeshifting Passive

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Natural Fortitude

Shapeshifting Fortifies you for 2% of your Maximum Life (1).

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Shapeshifting Passive

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Heightened Senses

When Shapeshifting into an animal form, Werebear grants 2% Damage Reduction and Werewolf grants 2%[+] Movement Speed, each for 6 seconds. Bonuses are doubled while both are active.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Shapeshifting, Werebear, Werewolf Passive

Key Passives Tree
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Ursine Strength

Gain 20%[x] additional Maximum Life while in Werebear form and for 3 seconds after leaving Werebear form.
While Healthy, deal 30%[x] increased damage, and 30%[x] increased Overpower damage.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Shapeshifting, Werebear Passive

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Bestial Rampage

After being a Werewolf for 2 seconds, gain 30%[+] Attack Speed for 15 seconds.
After being a Werebear for 2 seconds, deal 50%[x] increased damage for 15 seconds.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Shapeshifting, Werewolf, Werebear Passive

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Lupine Ferocity

Every 6th Werewolf Skill hit Critically Strikes and deals 70%[x] increased damage, increased to 140%[x] against Injured enemies.

Damage: Physical Damage
Tags: Werewolf, Shapeshifting Passive


Items that work with Lacerate

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Natural Balance
Offensive Casting a Storm Skill grants your Earth Skills [30.0 - 45.0]%[x] Critical Strike Damage for 4 seconds.Casting a Earth Skill increases the Critical Strike Chance of Storm Skills by [8.0 - 12.0]%[+] for 4 seconds.

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

N/A Extraction 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 the Rampaging Werebeast
Offensive The duration of Grizzly Rage is increased by [3.0 - 8.0] seconds. In addition, Critical Strikes while Grizzly Rage is active increase your Critical Strike Damage by 10%[x] for the duration, up to a maximum of 200%[x].

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

Endless Gates
(Map)
Hawezar Druid
Aspect of the Unsatiated
Resource After killing an enemy with Shred, you gain 20 Spirit. Your Werewolf Skills deal x20 - 35.0% increased damage when cast above 50 Spirit.

Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Tormented Ruins
(Map)
Fractured Peaks Druid
Crashstone Aspect
Offensive Earth Skills deal [25 - 40]%[x] more Critical Strike Damage to Crowd Controlled enemies.

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

Stockades
(Map)
Scosglen Druid
Skinwalker's Aspect
Defensive When you use a Shapeshifting Skill that changes your form, gain 414 - 827 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
Vigorous Aspect
Defensive Gain [7.5 - 15.0]% Damage Reduction while Shapeshifted into a Werewolf.

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

Steadfast Barracks
(Map)
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

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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: Unique Chest Armor
Class: Druid

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

Affixes:

  • + # Maximum Life
  • + % Damage
  • % Damage Reduction from Poisoned Enemies
  • + % Movement Speed
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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: Unique Ring
Class: Druid

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 # when damage is first dealt.
    • + % All Resistances
    • + % Lightning Resistance

    Affixes:



    Changes to Lacerate

    Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

    Patch 1.0.3, June 27, 2023

    • Base damage increased from 400% to 460%.