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Class Changes: Rage Juggernaut / Focus Guardian

Originally Posted by EricMusco ( Original Post ) | 21.09.2017 09:46AM
Hey folks,

Below you will find the changes coming to Rage and Focus in Game Update 5.5.

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Note: All changes below are currently in development and are subject to change before being released.

Juggernaut
  • The damage done by Chilling Scream due to the Piercing Chill utility has been reduced by 60%
Rage
  • Force Lash now deals 100% more damage
  • The bonus critical chance given by Brutality to Vicious Throw and Furious Strike has been increased from 5% to 10%

Guardian
  • The damage done by Freezing Force due to the Persistent Chill utility has been reduced by 60%
Focus
  • Force Lash now deals 100% more damage
  • The bonus critical chance given by Swift Slash to Dispatch and Concentrated Slice has been increased from 5% to 10%

DevNotes: Chilling Scream / Freezing Force was doing too much damage with the Piercing Chill / Persistent Chill utility. It was being used as a single-target rotational ability when its intended use was multi-target AOE, so we reduced the damage it deals with Piercing Chill / Persistent Chill. To make up for the DPS loss, we increased the damage of Force Lash by 100%. Additionally, we increased the critical chance on two key abilities through a passive to give the discipline some additional damage potential and bring them in line with the DPS target.

-eric
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