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Serpent Strike
ClassPrimalist level 20 skill
DescriptionRequires a polearm.

A melee attack with 140% poison chance.

Poisons inflicted by serpent strike last 40% longer.
CooldownNo cooldown
Mana cost0
Scaling TagsPhysicalPoisonMeleeStrengthDexterity
Scaling
Per Point of Strength:
  • +4% increased Damage
Per Point of Dexterity:
  • +4% increased Damage
  • +4% Chance to Poison on Melee Hit
Damage
NameSerpent Strike
Base Damage2 Physical
Critical Chance5%
Critical Multiplier200%
Added Damage Scaling
100%
Is HitYes
Ailments on Hit
Target Type: Enemy
Poison (Chance: 140%, Increased Duration: 40%)
Skill Tree Nodes
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Skill
Description
Serpent Strike0
    Requires a polearm. A melee attack with 140% poison chance. Poisons inflicted by serpent strike last 40% longer.
    Culling Point4
    • Kill Threshold 6% per point
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to instantly kill enemies that are below a threshold (a percentage of their maximum health).
    Devour Prey2
    • Health Granted On Kill 10 per point
    Kills with Serpent Strike grant you health.
    Scorpion Strikes5
    • Global Increased Poison Damage +12% per point
    You are granted increased poison damage for 4 seconds when you use Serpent Strike.
    Spear Flurry4
    • Attack Speed +5% per point
    Serpent Strike has increased attack speed.
    Chrono Strike5
    • Global Damage Over Time +10% per point
    You are granted increased damage over time for 4 seconds when you use Serpent Strike.
    Nagasa Venom6
    • Poison Chance +10% per point
    • Poison Duration +10% per point
    Serpent Strike has additional chance to poison enemies and poisons inflicted by Serpent Strike last longer.
    Debilitating Poison3
    • Blinding Poison Chance 17% per point
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to inflict enemies with Blinding Poison, which deals poison damage over time and blinds enemies.
    Septic Wounds3
    • Hit Damage Against Blinded Enemies +25% per point
    Serpent Strike hits deal more damage against blinded enemies (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Primal Reflex6
    • Dodge Rating +10 per point
    You are granted dodge rating for 4 seconds when you use Serpent Strike.
    Blood Flurry4
    • Attack Speed +4% per point
    • Bleed Chance +10% per point
    Serpent Strike has increased attack speed and has a chance to cause enemies to bleed.
    Gouging Spear3
    • Bleed Chance +20% per point
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to cause enemies to bleed.
    Breaking Point5
    • Armour Shred Chance +20% per point
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to reduce enemy armor.
    Eye of the Viper2
    • Base Crit Chance +3% per point
    Improves Serpent Strike's base critical strike chance.
    Confidence3
    • Health Gain On Crit 5 per point
    Serpent Strike critical strikes grant you health.
    Hive5
    • Increased Plague Effect +20% per point
    Plague inflicted by Serpent Strike is more effective, causing it to deal more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Viscious Strikes4
    • Primal Serpent Attack Speed +10% per point
    • Primal Serpent Health Granted On Melee Hit 10 per point
    Primal Serpents have increased attack speed and are granted health when they hit enemies with a melee attack.
    Natural Survival5
    • Primal Serpent Health +40% per point
    Primal Serpents have more maximum health (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Serpent's Milk4
    • Primal Serpent Poison Chance +20% per point
    • Primal Serpent Poison Duration +20% per point
    Primal Serpents have an additional chance to poison enemies and poisons inflicted by Primal Serpents last longer.
    Guardian Spear1
    • Heal Serpent To Full
    • Damage +50%
    • No Longer Resummons Primal Serpent
    Instead of summoning a new serpent when the Primal Serpent node's effect triggers, you heal your current serpent to full health and it deals more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers) for 4 seconds.
    Primal Serpent4
    • Chance To Summon Primal Serpent On Kill 7% per point
    When Serpent Strike kills an enemy, you have a chance to summon a Primal Serpent, a melee minion which poisons on hit.
    Plaguebearer4
    • Plague Chance +25% per point
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to inflict Plague, an ailment that deals poison damage over time and spreads between nearby enemies.
    Venomous Intent1
    • Serpent Strike Casts Poison Spit
    • Poison Duration -35%
    Serpent Strike hits have a chance to cast Poison Spit, a projectile spell that poisons on hit, but poisons you inflict have reduced duration.
    Fester4
    • Ailment Duration +15% per point
    Bleed, poison, armor shred, and blinding poison inflicted by Serpent Strike hits last longer.