Primal Burst

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Primal Burst attacks are profession mechanic skills exclusive to the Warrior elite specialization, the Berserker. Each weapon has one primal burst skill. Similarly to regular Warrior Burst skills, primal burst skills are fueled by adrenaline, however, they can only be accessed during Berserk. Primal burst skills are assigned automatically according to the two-handed weapon equipped or, in case of dual-wielding, the weapon equipped in the main hand.

List of primal burst skills[edit]

# Skill Weapon Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Berserker icon small.png Berserker

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngDecapitate.png Decapitate Axe 0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Gather your strength into a powerful attack. If it hits, gain might and recharge this skill.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSlicing Maelstrom.png Slicing Maelstrom Dagger 0.5½ 5 Primal Burst. Slice nearby enemies, removing boons and gaining adrenaline per boon removed. Deal more damage if your target has no boons.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSkull Grinder.png Skull Grinder Mace 0.5½ 5 Primal Burst. Unleash a powerful skull strike that dazes your target and inflicts multiple conditions.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngFlaming Flurry.png Flaming Flurry Sword 2 5 Primal Burst. Lash out with a flurry of strikes that block missiles and shoot fireballs at foes in front of you.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngArc Divider.png Arc Divider Greatsword 0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Spin to create a violent shock wave that damages nearby foes.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngRupturing Smash.png Rupturing Smash Hammer 0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Jump to the targeted location and slam your hammer down, creating a deadly chain of earthen shock waves that immobilize and daze foes.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngScorched Earth.png Scorched Earth Longbow 0.5½ 5 Primal Burst. Fire a burning shot into the ground that creates a trail of flaming destruction.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngGun Flame.png Gun Flame Rifle 0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Fire a fast, flaming shot that explodes on the first foe it hits, interrupting foes in the area.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngRampart Splitter.png Rampart Splitter Staff 0.5½ 5 Primal Burst. Slam your staff on the ground, sending a shock wave forward that damages and immobilizes enemies while inspiring nearby allies, healing and granting regeneration to them.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngWild Whirl.png Wild Whirl Spear 0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Strike all foes around you, burning and pulling them in.
F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngBurning Shackles.png Burning Shackles Harpoon gun 10.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Fire a fast, forceful shot that immobilizes and burns foes.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Burst
  • Primal burst skills trigger all related burst traits, each using the tier 1 effects.


  • Primal bursts are all considered tier 1 bursts for traits that scale according to adrenaline level.
    • This also means they all cost 10 adrenaline.