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Punishment is a shield weapon which deals area-of-effect damage whenever it blocks or parries attacks.

Details[]

  • Base Absorbed Damage: 75%
  • Special Effects:
    • When successful blocking or parrying, Punishment deals AoE damage to nearby foes. This attack cannot pass through solid obstacles such as platforms and walls.
      • If a melee attack was parried, the enemy instead takes damage from the shield directly.
  • Breach Bonus: 0
    • Base Breach Damage: 40 (64)
    • Base Breach DPS: 108 (173)
  • Tags: Shield
  • Legendary Version: Injustice
    • Forced Affix: Death Freeze
      • "Victims Freeze nearby enemies (1.8 seconds) when they die."

Location[]

The blueprint for the Punishment shield is found in the Clock Tower behind a Puzzle door that requires the Bell Tower KeyBell Tower Key. Acquiring the key is done by finding four bells in the biome and ringing them in order from lowest pitch to the highest pitch. Hit them to ring them and the key will drop from the last bell if you have done it correctly.

Synergies[]

  • Punishment turns all the player's blocks or parries on the offensive even if the shield doesn't send back projectiles. Chaining parries can easily clear big groups of enemies.
    • Against Ranged attacks, Punishment is exceptionally useful, as its special effect has a great AoE, drastically increasing the amount of damage inflicted on the enemy.
  • Blind Faith Mutation IconBlind Faith and Instinct of the Master of Arms Mutation IconInstinct of the Master of Arms are exceptionally powerful choices. Both can easily trigger whenever Punishment parries something, thus significantly reducing the player's skill cooldown.

History[]

  • 0.4: Introduced.
  • 2.4: Base block damage decreased from 50 (80) to 40 (64).
  • 2.9: Unlock cost decreased from 100 cells to 50.
  • 3.0: Added the Legendary Affix "Death Freeze".
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