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The Nutcracker is a warhammer-type melee weapon which inflicts critical hits on enemies that are stunned, frozen or rooted.

Details[]

  • Special Effects:
    • Deals critical hits to stunned, frozen or rooted enemies.
  • Breach Bonus: -0.5 / 0 / 0
    • Base Breach Damage: 35 / 85 / 140 (63 / 187 / 420)
    • Base Breach DPS: 137 (353)
  • Combo Duration: 1.9 seconds
    • First Hit: 0.7 (0.5 + 0.2 + 0)
    • Second Hit: 0.6 (0.4 + 0.2 + 0)
    • Third Hit: 0.6 (0.5 + 0.1 + 0)
  • Tags: HeavyWeapon, UnlockInPublicEvent
  • Legendary Version:
    • Forced Affix: Death Root
      • "Victims root nearby enemies for 2 sec upon death."

Synergies[]

  • This weapon works exceptionally well with almost any stun, ice or root inflicting item in the game. Notable examples include, but are not limited to:
    • Cudgel IconCudgel for its long stun duration against single targets
    • Frost Blast IconFrost Blast for it's effectiveness against whole crowds of enemies
    • Ice Shield IconIce Shield for its defensive capabilities along with its ability to freeze enemies around the player
    • Wolf Trap IconWolf Trap for its effectiveness at locking down enemies and bosses alike for extended periods of time
    • Even The Boy's Axe IconThe Boy's Axe and Ice Bow IconIce Bow are great for their fast attack speed as combo attack tools to get critical hits off on enemies quickly, especially when pairing either one with Kill Rhythm Mutation IconKill Rhythm to increase the attack speed of the Nutcracker.

Notes[]

  • It is possible to get the Heavy Stun affix on this weapon, which would be synergistic with the Nutcracker's critical condition if the weapon weren't too slow to land another blow before the stun from the affix ended.
  • Like other slow weapons that scale with Survival, the Nutcracker is best paired with a shield. This weapon is very deliberate and the player is vulnerable while they're winding up.

History[]

  • 0.1: Introduced.
  • 1.1: No longer stuns enemies on hit.
    • Can now inflict critical hits to frozen/stunned/rooted enemies.
  • 1.9: Increased range.
    • Reworked model and animations.
  • 3.0: Added the Legendary Affix "Affix Death Root".
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