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The Spite Sword is a sword-type melee weapon which deals critical hits for some time after taking damage or while Cursed Effect cursed.

Details[]

  • Special Effects:
    • Deals ~1.77x damage (255 base critical) for a short time after the player takes a damaging hit or while being cursed.
    • The third hit shoves enemies back somewhat quickly and stuns them for 0.8 seconds.
  • Breach Bonus: 0 / 0 / 0.5 / 1
    • Base Breach Damage: 50 / 55 / 15 / 160 (80 / 88 / 24 / 320)
    • Base Breach DPS: 207 (379)
  • Combo Duration: 1.35 seconds
    • First Hit: 0.1 (0.1 + 0 + 0)
    • Second Hit: 0.35 (0.25 + 0.1 + 0)
    • Third Hit: 0.4 (0.2 + 0.2 + 0)
    • Fourth Hit: 0.5 (0.3 + 0.2 + 0)
  • Tags: UnlockInPublicEvent
  • Legendary Version:
    • Forced Affix: Poison Skin Area
      • "Emits a toxic cloud when you take damage."

Synergies[]

  • Works very well with the mutations Vengeance Mutation IconVengeance, Adrenaline Mutation IconAdrenaline and Recovery Mutation IconRecovery, letting yourself get hit on purpose to proc critical and DPS bonus to quickly heal a lot of health.
  • Blocking with any shield can enable critical hits more safely and easily by allowing you to take significantly lower damage from enemy hits.
  • Face Flask IconFace Flask can enable critical hits on use without having to take damage from enemy hits. Using it with Instinct of the Master of Arms Mutation IconInstinct of the Master of Arms can allow to deal critical DPS permanently.

Notes[]

  • Critical hits cannot be triggered if the Cursed Sword IconCursed Sword is in the other hand or the backpack.

Trivia[]

  • The third hit of the combo is a kick attack rather than a swing of the sword.
  • Previously called Spiteful Sword.

History[]

  • 0.0: Introduced
  • 0.2:
    • Attack speed increased.
    • The third strike is replaced with a kick that stuns the enemy.
  • 2.1: Critical damage has been reduced from x to x.
  • 3.0: Added the Legendary Affix "Poison Skin Area".
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