Fire damage

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Fire damage is an elemental damage type that is usually caused by fire, flames, lava, or other related sources. The majority of skills that cause fire damage are found in the Fire Magic and Wilderness Survival lines. Fire damage is also inflicted by all Fire Magic caster weapons, nearly all Divine Favor caster weapons, martial weapons with a Fiery upgrade component, and the Hound of Balthazar.

Unlike in some games, fire damage has no inherent effects such as burning on hit. However, fire damage is often used to trigger (or triggered off of) burning.

Fire damage is particularly effective against plant-type monsters and many cold damage-based foes. Using fire damage against an Ice Golem will substantially increase damage one would otherwise do. Contrarily, fire damage is less effective against stony or fire-based enemies such as Burning Titans.

Since fire damage is fairly common, it is in a player's best interest to determine when to protect oneself against it, and when to wield it. Studying the makeup of PvE enemies in an explorable area or mission, or tweaking a PvP build to counter the metagame will likely involve the consideration of fire damage at some point.

Equipment that protects against fire damage[edit]

Skills that protect against fire damage[edit]

Skills that are involved with fire damage[edit]

Skills that inflict fire damage[edit]

Monsters resistant to fire damage[edit]

Monsters vulnerable to fire damage[edit]

Contrary to what their name may suggest, Ice Imps are not particularly vulnerable to fire damage.

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