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Whirlwind

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Whirlwind is a Barbarian skill from the Core skill tree. Its features are:

Whirlwind

Whirlwind

Rapidly attack enemies nearby for 16% damage.

Requires a complete Arsenal weapon.

Damage: Physical

Fury Cost: 25 per second

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%

Tags: Core, Channeled

Upgrades

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Enhanced Whirlwind

Gain 1 Fury each time Whirlwind deals Direct Damage to an enemy, or 4 Fury against Elite enemies.

Requires point in Whirlwind.

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Furious Whirlwind

While using a Slashing weaponWhirlwind also inflicts 40% of its Base damage as Bleeding damage over 5 seconds.

Requires point in Enhanced Whirlwind.

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Violent Whirlwind

After using Whirlwind for 2 seconds,  Whirlwind deals x30% increased damage until it is cancelled.

Requires point in Enhanced Whirlwind.


Tips for using Whirlwind

  • As it generates Fury based on damage done to each individual enemy Whirlwind would be wasted used on a single target. The bigger the group the more Fury possibly generated.


Other Skills that work with Whirlwind

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Whirlwind can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Whirlwind creates
Basic Tree
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Combat Bash

After Critically Striking 4 times with Bash using a Two-Handed weapon your next Core or Weapon Mastery Skill will Overpower.

Requires point in Enhanced Bash.

Skill

Core Tree
Pressure Point

Pressure Point

Lucky Hit: Your Core skills have up to a 10% / 20% / 30% chance to make enemies Vulnerable for 2 seconds.

Passive

Weapon Mastery Tree
Expose Vulnerability
Expose Vulnerability

Dealing Direct Damage with a Weapon Mastery skill causes your next Core Skill to make enemies Vulnerable for 1 / 2 / 3 seconds.

Requires point in No Mercy or Slaying Strike.

Skill

Key Passive Tree
Unbridled Rage
Unbridled Rage

Core Skills deal x100% increased damage, but cost x 100% more Fury.

Passive


Items that work with Whirlwind

The following items either:

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


Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Ancestral Echoes
Offensive Lucky Hit: While Call of the Ancients is on your Action Bar, damaging enemies with Leap, Upheaval, or Whirlwind have up to a 50% - 60%] chance to summon an Ancient to perform the same skill.

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

Ancient Reservoir
(Map)
Hawezar Barbarian
Aspect of the Dire Whirlwind
Offensive Whirlwind's Critical Strike Chance is increased by 3 - 8% for each second it is channeled, up to 9 - 24%.

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

Garan Hold
(Map)
Scosglen Barbarian
Aspect of Grasping Whirlwind
Utility Whirlwind periodically Pulls (CC) enemies to you.

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

N/A Extraction Barbarian
Dust Devil's Aspect
Offensive Whirlwind leaves behind Dust Devils that deal 0.4-0.6 damage to enemies in their path (1 Dust Devil every 0.75 second).

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

N/A Extraction Barbarian

* Extraction means the Legendary Aspect can be removed from any found 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

Gohrs_Devastating_Grips.png

Gohr's Devastating Grips

"The brutish construction of these gloves belies the strength they bestow. Gohr was clearly no craftsman, but it would be foolish to ignore the triumph of his work." - Barrett's Book of Implements

Type: Gloves
Class: Barbarian

Description: Whirlwind explodes every 2 seconds or after it ends, dealing 25% - 35% of the total Base damage dealt to surrounding enemies as Fire damage.

Affixes:


Changes to Whirlwind

There have been no changes to Whirlwind to date.