Piercing Shards

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Piercing Shards

Specialization
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Water (trait list)
Tier
Adept
Type
Major
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
External links
API

Vulnerability you inflict has increased duration. Deal increased damage to vulnerable foes. Damage bonus is doubled while attuned to water.

 Duration.png Vulnerability Duration Increased: 33%

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Bundle skills that are improved by this trait

Transform skills that are improved by this trait

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Downed skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that are improved by this trait

Air Air

Arcane Arcane

Notes[edit]

  • The damage increase bonus also applies to equipped bundles and conjured weapons as long as the player remains in water attunement.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced bonus damage from 10% to 5%.
July 16, 2019
  • This trait now grants half its 20% bonus damage to vulnerable foes when not attuned to water.
  • The full bonus damage is still applied while attuned to water.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: Vulnerability lasts 33% longer.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Piercing Shards has been added to the game.