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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 28% damage.
  • 2nd Attack: Deal 39% damage.
  • 3rd Attack: Perform a larger finishing move dealing 77% damage.

    Lucky Hit Chance: 20%
    Damage: Physical Damage
    Tags: Core, Shapeshifting, Werewolf, Mobility
  • Upgrades

    Enhanced Shred Upgrade

    Enhanced Shred

    Shred gains 30%[+] Attack Speed and Heals for 4% of your Maximum Life (66) 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 Druid_Skill_Tree#Core|Core Skills cost 3%[x] more Spirit but deal 5%[x] increased damage.

    Damage: Physical Damage


    Predatory Instinct

    Critical Strike Chance against Close enemies is increased by 2%[+].

    Damage: Physical Damage


    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

    Companion Tree
    Brutal Poison Creeper Upgrade

    Brutal Poison Creeper

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


    Enhanced Wolf Pack Upgrade

    Enhanced Wolf Pack

    Wolves deal 25%[x] increased damage to Immobilized (CC), Stunned (CC), Slowed (CC), or Poisoned enemies.


    Enhanced Ravens Upgrade

    Enhanced Ravens

    You have 8%[+] increased Critical Strike Chance against enemies for 6 seconds after they are hit by Ravens .


    Wrath Tree


    Poisoned enemies are slowed (CC) by 8%.

    Damage: Physical Damage



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

    Damage: Lightning Damage
    Tags: Companion Passive


    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

    Ultimate Tree


    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


    Natural Fortitude

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

    Damage: Physical Damage
    Tags: Shapeshifting Passive


    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

    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


    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


    Earthen Might

    Restore all of your Spirit
    Cause your attacks to be guaranteed Critical Strikes for 5 seconds
    This chance is increased by:
    10% for Critical Strikes
    10% if the target is Stunned (CC), Immobilized (CC), or Knocked Back

    Damage: Physical Damage
    Tags: Earth, Nature Magic Passive

    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 [15 - 30]%[x] 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 and deals x25 - 40% increased damage to them.

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

    N/A Extraction Druid
    Aspect of the Changeling's Debt
    Resource You deal 25 - 55% increased damage while hitting a Poisoned enemy as a Werebear or a Crowd Controlled enemy as a Werewolf.

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

    Kehjistan Druid
    Aspect of the Dark Howl
    Utility Debilitating Roar is now a Werewolf Skill. In addition, Debilitating Roar will Immobilize (CC) Poisoned enemies for [2.5 - 4.0] seconds.

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

    N/A Extraction 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
    Fractured Peaks Druid
    Shepherd's Aspect
    Offensive Core and Wrath Skills deal an additional x5 - 10% damage per Companion you have.

    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 414 - 827 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 [15 - 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 [15 - 30]% increased damage to Poisoned enemies.

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

    N/A Extraction Druid
    Vigorous Aspect
    Defensive Gain [7.5 - 15.0]% 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: Unique Axe
    Class: Druid

    Description: Gain Stealth for 2 seconds when killing enemies with Shred. Breaking Stealth with an attack grants Ambush which guarantees Critical Strikes for 1 - 2.5 seconds.

    Affixes: (Item Power 925)

    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.


    • + # Maximum Life
    • + % Damage
    • % Damage Reduction from Poisoned Enemies
    • + % 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: 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




    "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: Unique Mace
    Class: Druid

    Description: Casting a Defensive Skill deals 135 - 270 damage to Nearby Poisoned enemies, increased by x15% for every 100 Willpower you have.

    Affixes: (Item Power 925)

    • +21 - 35% Damage while Shapeshifted
    • +7 - 14% Damage to Poisoned Enemies
    • +12.5 - 19.5% Core Damage
    • +1 - 2] to Defensive Skills

    Changes to Shred

    Patch 1.4.0, 14 April, 2024

    • Damage increased by 10%.

    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%.