User:Lilondra/Gamebalance/Warrior/Dev

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Rebuffing some skills

"Fear Me!" "Fear Me!"  : Decreased energy loss to 0...2...3. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Warrior's Endurance Warrior's Endurance :Changed functionality to :Stance. For 3...7...8 seconds. You gain 3 energy whenever you hit in melee and move 25% faster. 5 Energy0 Activation time6 Recharge time

Backbreaker Backbreaker : Elite Hammer Attack. If Backbreaker hits, you strike for +1...16...20 damage and your target is knocked down for 3...4...4 seconds. 9 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

"For Great Justice!" "For Great Justice!" : Changed functionality to : For 1...12...15 seconds you gain 1 adrenaline each time you hit. 5 Energy0 Activation time35 Recharge time

These skills were nerfed because they were either used in gimmicks (Fear me,FGJ! and backbreaker) or Just very overpowered.By making some adjustments I feel like these skills can finally be buffed again so warriors can use them.

Preventive Nerfing

Defy Pain Defy Pain : Skill. For 7...16...18 seconds. You have +150...318...360 maximum Health,Damage you take is reduced by 5...11...12 and you are unaffected by speed debuffs. 5 Energy0 Activation time25 Recharge time

Protector's Strike Protector's Strike  : 5 Energy¾ Activation time5 Recharge time

Power Attack Power Attack  : Increased damage to 15...39...45. 5 Energy0 Activation time7 Recharge time

Defy Pain being maintanable is imo bad for the game.Energy based and with a set duration and recharge this skill will no longer be abusable.I hope it will still be strong enough to run.Power attack and Protector's strike are extremely strong when combined with warrior's endurance.If I rebuff it they will just become to strong again.Since they are balanced around their energy cost you won't really be able to spam it more then every X seconds anyway so why leave the option open for abuse ?

Toning Down existing powerstones.


Bull's Strike Bull's Strike : Melee attack.If it hits you deal an additional +7...19...22 damage.If target foe was moving your target is knocked down. 5 Energy0 Activation time15 Recharge time

Rush Rush  : Stance. For 3...9...11 seconds, you move 25% faster. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Dismember Dismember  : Axe Attack. If it hits, this axe blow will inflict a Deep Wound on the target foe, lowering that foe's maximum Health by 20% for 3...9...11 seconds. 6 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

I'm pretty sure many peeps will question these nerfs.But the goal of my gamebalance page is to achieve complete balance.Therefor everything should be viable.Now I'm not nerfing these skills *just* because of that.They were to strong,but because of the tons of other also powerfull options it never rly came trough to most of the big mass.Dismember just applied deep wound to strong,Rush was to strong on stand and I basicly want it to cost more adrenaline to maintain and bull's strike I changed around and upped recharge to 15 for few reasons.No longer having set in stone warrior bars,it supporting stances on monks,It drawing the focus to Qknocking,.... I'm pretty shure its still viable but if you want to go into a different direction using skills like healing signet or endure pain then you shouldn't feel it.Basicly your killing power should go down but your total power shouldn't.

Messing around with Swordmanship :

Barbarous Slice Barbarous Slice : Sword Attack. If this attack hits, you deal + 5...19...22 damage. If you are in a Stance, you also inflict Bleeding for 5...13...15 seconds. 6 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Galrath Slash Galrath Slash: Sword Attack. If this attack hits, you deal + 5...19...22 damage. If target foe was suffering from deep wound your target is dazed for 5 seconds. 6 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Silverwing Slash Silverwing Slash : 6 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Sever Artery Sever Artery : Sword attack. Target foe suffers from bleeding for 5...15...18 seconds. If target foe was suffering from bleeding this attack deals an additional 5...12...14 damage. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Final Thrust Final Thrust : 8 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Dragon Slash Dragon Slash : 7 Adrenaline0 Activation time1 Recharge time

Steelfang Slash Steelfang Slash : 6 Adrenaline0 Activation time1 Recharge time

Hamstring Hamstring : Sword Attack.If this attack hits, your target is Crippled for 2...7...8 seconds. 5 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Quivering Blade Quivering Blade : Sword Attack.If this attack hits,you deal an additional +2...18...22 damage.If target foe was moving you knock down target foe.Otherwise you interrupt target foe. 5 Adrenaline1 Activation time3 Recharge time

While there might still be some UP skills in the swordmanship line,SMS would be alot stronger without a doubt.I buffed hamstring by making it adrenal but was afraid it might push cripslash out of the meta.I think we'd have to see but as long as gash requires bleeding the barcompression is proly worth it.Quivering Blade has been made more awesome (imo) by making it both viable to launch minispikes or to pressure.I added a slight recharge.Now Dragon slash has now been changed to reflect its actual use more,basicly the problem isn't just Dragon slash,Its also the fact that little skills work with dragon slash at the moment.I'm hoping that by throwing in Galrath slash,Hamstring or Barbarous Slice this will change.Basicly the overall goal is to increase the pressure swords deal with quite a bit.I'm also hoping that skills like Galrath Slash will make people realise that perhaps they shouldn't just wait till their monk dies and then flame him but actually run support.

Adding a new Dimension : Tactics


Gladiator's Defense Gladiator's Defense : Elite Stance.For 1...7...8 seconds you move 25% faster and block incoming attack skills.All your spells are disabled for 5 seconds. 5 Energy0 Activation time15 Recharge time

Shove Shove : Changed functionality to : Knock target touched foe down. 5 Energy¾ Activation time15 Recharge time

Dwarven Battle Stance Dwarven Battle Stance : Changed functionality to: For 3...5...5 seconds you attack 33% faster and whenever you hit with a melee attack target foe is interrupted. This stance ends after 2...4...4 attacks. 5 Energy0 Activation time12 Recharge time

Magehunter Strike Magehunter Strike : Changed functionality to : Interrupt target foe. If this attack is blocked your target is knocked down. 5 Energy¼ Activation time7 Recharge time

"Victory is Mine!" "Victory is Mine!"  : 5 Energy0 Activation time10 Recharge time

I'm going to start with the elites in the tactics line.At the moment tactics just isn't worth it.Sure Healing Signet and co are gone due to the powercreep,Watch yourself and shields up got nuked,... but it will take more then reverting that to make tactics have a viable role in the metagame.My Idea behind Gladiator's defense is basicly not only being unspikable but also having some mobility.I'm hoping this will be usefull on gank (being able to block cripshot,pin down and moving 25% faster).Shove was changed to a guaranteed knockdown with nothing more and with no drawbacks.I'm pretty shure its a niche that has to be filled when it comes to warrior.Magehunter Strike's design came from my endless frustration when monks combined permaguardian and return while the rest of the team had nat stride,distortion or was physical in RA.Now sure this might be a poor reason to create this skill but I think its biable.Basicly you are sure to interrupt target's foe action whatever happens and if it is blocked then you open up a window.

I already liked ViM,Its just the recharge that bothers me.I was originally going to buff it to 7-8 ish untill I realised how strong its potential is as energy management in focussed builds.

Distracting Blow Distracting Blow : Changed functionality to: Interrupt target foe. If you interrupted a skill this way target foe's spells are disabled for 0...2...2. This attack deals no damage. 5 Energy¼ Activation time12 Recharge time

Distracting Strike Distracting Strike : Changed functionality to: Interrupt target foe. If you interrupted a spell this way that spell is disabled for 5...7...8 seconds. If target foe was suffering from cracked armor the spell is disabled for 5...15...18 seconds instead. You deal no damage unless you interrupt target foe. 5 Energy¼ Activation time15 Recharge time

Riposte Riposte : Attack skill.If this attack hits you deal a additional 5...15...17 damage and interrupt target foe.If target foe was attacking or casting a spell this attack deals an additional + 5...15...17 damage. 5 Adrenaline1 Activation time2 Recharge time

Disarm Disarm : Attack skill.Interrupt target foe.If target foe was attacking he loses 0...3...4 adrenaline and all his non-adrenal attack skills are disabled for 0...4...5 seconds. 5 Energy¼ Activation time12 Recharge time

Deadly Riposte Deadly Riposte : Attack skill.If target foe was attacking or casting a spell target foe suffers is crippled for 2...9...11 seconds and suffers from bleeding for 5...19...22 seconds. 5 Adrenaline¼ Activation time0 Recharge time

So Basicly I moved interrupting and backlining to tactics.Imho with good reason.Tactics should be all about forging the right conditions to work in,Opening up some windows of opportunity.So thats why I'm buffing Dblow and Dstrike again.Riposte and Deadly riposte will be very strong to backline.Basicly they will no longer be this skill that contributes nothing to your partybuild and just makes sure they'll kill you last.Since its both a interrupt and a backline skill now I'm pretty sure it will see play.Disarm's function was just to strong against warriors so I changed it around a bit.Disable made you lose all adrenaline AND kill your ability to build it for 3 ish seconds.If you put it to a 12 recharge with such a easy condition its devastating,If you give it 20 recharge its no longer rly viable.I think this fixes things up.

Soldier's Speed Soldier's Speed : No effect unless you are under the effect of a warrior shout. 5 Energy0 Activation time12 Recharge time

Soldier's Stance Soldier's Stance : Changed functionality to: For 4...6...7 you attack 33% faster. While under the effect of a warrior shout you are immune to cripple and knockdowns have a 50% chance to fail. 5 Energy0 Activation time6 Recharge time

Soldier's Strike Soldier's Strike : Changed functionality to: Melee Attack. This attack Deals +5...19...22 damage. If you were under the effect of a warrior shout you gain 1...3...3 adrenaline. 5 Energy0 Activation time6 Recharge time

Since these skills were unusable,I buffed them a bit.I don't rly have anything to add ...

Leviathan's Sweep Leviathan's Sweep : Changed functionality to: Melee attack. If this hits a moving foe that foe is crippled for 5...7...8 seconds and takes an additional 10...24...27 damage. 5 Energy0 Activation time7 Recharge time

"None Shall Pass!" "None Shall Pass!" : Changed functionality to: All moving foes are knocked down. A maximum of 2...4...4 foes may be knocked down in this manner. This skill starts from the closest foe to the farthest foe. 5 Energy0 Activation time20 Recharge time

"Retreat!" "Retreat!" : Changed functionality to: For 2...7...8 seconds all allies within earshot move 33% faster. This ends when that ally uses a skill that targets a foe or attacks. 5 Energy0 Activation time15 Recharge time

I hoping this would put Movement control skill in the tacticsline on the map.


Warrior's Cunning Warrior's Cunning  : Decreased duration to 1...7...8 seconds. Now only affects warrior melee attacks. 5 Energy0 Activation time20 Recharge time

"Shields Up!" "Shields Up!"  : Changed functionality to : For 3...5...6 seconds and 1 second for every 2 points into strength all allies within earshot gain +24 armor and have a 50 % to block incoming arrowswhile wielding a shield. 10 Energy0 Activation time30 Recharge time

"Watch Yourself!" "Watch Yourself!"  : Changed functionality to: For 3...10...12 seconds all nearby allies have an additional 3...21...26 armor. Disables all non-warrior shouts for 5 seconds 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

These skills were either nerfed because of how strong paragons were using them or kept weak for obvious reasons.Warrior's Cunning I'm making more active and moving to tactics.The warrior shouts I'm making Warrior only by a primary attrib change in paragons and a drawback.

"You Will Die!" "You Will Die!"  : Changed functionality to: Skill. You gain 1 strike of adrenaline. If target foe dies within 3...6...7 seconds you gain 1...3...3 strikes of adrenaline. 5 Adrenaline0 Activation time1 Recharge time

"I Will Avenge You!" "I Will Avenge You!" : Shout. If you are within earshot of a dead party member, you gain +3...6...7 Health regeneration and your attack speed increases by 25% for 20 seconds. 10 Energy0 Activation time30 Recharge time

Basicly You will Die! is a free to use skill that will drasticly increase the rate at wich you chop down npc's.IWAY has been a problem forever now.I'm pretty sure I'm fixing it like this since its a 66% uptime whenever shit dies... that isn't your pet ... Basicly making it viable outside of gimmicks while nerfing the gimmicks themselves.

To be continued ...

Berserker Stance Berserker Stance : Reduced duration to 2...7...8 seconds. Now ends when you use an Adrenal skill. 5 Energy0 Activation time7 Recharge time

Bull's Charge Bull's Charge : 5 Energy0 Activation time15 Recharge time


"For Great Justice!" "For Great Justice!" : Changed functionality to : For 1...12...15 seconds you gain 1 adrenaline each time you hit. 5 Energy0 Activation time35 Recharge time

"Fear Me!" "Fear Me!"  : Decreased energy loss to 0...2...3. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time


Body Blow Body Blow  : Changed functionality to: Melee attack. Deals +3...18...22 damage. If target foe was suffering from Deep Wound this attack deals an additional +3...9...10 damage. 5 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Primal Rage Primal Rage : Changed functionality to : For 2...8...9 seconds you attack 25% faster and you have an additional 7...29...35% chance to critical. 5 Energy0 Activation time8 Recharge time

Yeti Smash Yeti Smash : Melee Attack. If Yeti Smash hits, target foe is struck for +5...17...20 damage and all adjacent foes take 5...41...50 damage. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Charging Strike Charging Strike : Now ends when you use a skill that targets a foe or hit with an attack. 5 Energy0 Activation time2 Recharge time

Counterattack Counterattack : Changed functionality to: Melee attack.If this strikes an attacking or knocked down foe you gain 2...4...4 strikes of adrenaline and 3...5...6 energy. 5 Energy1 Activation time5 Recharge time

Dolyak Signet Dolyak Signet : Changed functionality to: Signet. For 5...15...17 seconds,you have +20...30...32 armor and cannot be knocked down. While under the effect of a warrior shout you are immune to cripple. You move 15 % slower. 0 Energy0 Activation time25 Recharge time

Flourish Flourish : Fails under 5 strength. 5 Energy¼ Activation time6 Recharge time

Flurry Flurry : Changed functionality to : For 5...7...8 seconds you attack 33 % faster but base damage you deal is reduced by 25 %. 5 Energy0 Activation time5 Recharge time


Burst of Aggression Burst of Aggression : Changed functionality to : Stance. For 1...4...5 seconds, you attack 33% faster and deal +3...9...10 damage. When Burst of Aggression ends, you lose all adrenaline. 5 Energy0 Activation time15 Recharge time

Axe mastery[edit]

<-- New Functionalities -->

Decapitate Decapitate : Elite Axe Attack. If Decapitate hits, you strike for +1...36...45 damage and inflict a Deep Wound, lowering your target's maximum Health by 20% for 3...9...11 seconds. 10 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Furious Axe Furious Axe : Now rewards adrenaline when you hit a moving foe instead of when blocked.reduced adrenaline to 1...3...3. 4 Adrenaline0 Activation time1 Recharge time

Lacerating Chop Lacerating Chop  : Changed Functionality to: If target foe was knocked down this attack deals +3...13...15 damage and inflicts Deep Wound for 1...7...8 seconds. Otherwise this attack deals + 3...13...15 damage and inficts Bleeding for 6...11...12 seconds. 5 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Swift Chop Swift Chop  : Changed functionality to : Axe attack. Deals +7...21...25 damage.This attack cannot be blocked. Whenever it would have been blocked target foe suffers from Deep Wound for 1...8...10 seconds. 5 Energy0 Activation time5 Recharge time

Triple Chop Triple Chop  : Strike target foe 3 times. These attacks deal only 1/3 damage each. 3 Adrenaline0 Activation time1 Recharge time

<-- Cleave and DW -->

Cleave Cleave  : Elite Axe attack.If this attack hits target foe suffers from Deep wound for 3...9...11 seconds.This attack deals a additional 3...11...13 Damage. 5 Adrenaline0 Activation time0 Recharge time

Axe Rake Axe Rake  : 5 Adrenaline1 Activation time0 Recharge time


Keen Chop Keen Chop : 3 Adrenaline1 Activation time0 Recharge time

Hammer Mastery[edit]

Belly Smash Belly Smash  : +5...15...17 damage and reduced blind to 1...7...8. 5 Energy1 Activation time7 Recharge time

Overbearing Smash Overbearing Smash : 5 Adrenaline1 Activation time0 Recharge time

Unlinked[edit]

Griffon's Sweep Griffon's Sweep : Changed functionality to: Melee attack. If this hits a moving foe that foe is knocked down for 3 seconds. This attack deals no damage. 5 Energy0 Activation time12 Recharge time