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Surge
ClassSpellblade level 40 skill
DescriptionQuick fixed distance dash which hits all enemies in the path with a lightning melee attack.
Cooldown4s
Mana cost25
Range30
Scaling TagsLightningMeleeMovementIntelligence
Scaling
Per Point of Intelligence:
  • +4% increased Damage
Damage
NameSurge
Base Damage2 Lightning
Critical Chance5%
Critical Multiplier200%
Added Damage Scaling
100%
Is HitYes
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Surge0
    Quick fixed distance dash which hits all enemies in the path with a lightning melee attack.
    Jolt3
    • Shock Chance +100% per point
    • Increased Stun Chance 50% per point
    Surge shocks enemies and has an increased chance to stun.
    Expanse5
    • Area +20% per point
    Surge deals damage in a larger area.
    Charged Movement4
    • Spark Charge +25% per point
    Surge has a chance to apply a Spark Charge on enemies.
    Crackling Blades2
    • Shock Effect Per Sword +50% per point
    • Spark Charge Effect Per Sword +50% per point
    Shock and Spark Charges applied by Surge have increased effectiveness, per equipped sword.
    Shocking Blows5
    • Melee Lightning Damage +10 per point
    Surge deals additional melee lightning damage.
    Lightning Rush3
    • Damage +1% per point
    Surge deals more damage per 1% of movement speed (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Dynamics2
    • Duration +25% per point
    Surge has increased duration, causing you to move slower.
    Conduit3
    • Lightning Damage +1% per point
    Surge deals more lightning damage per 4 Static Charges you have when you use Surge (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Static Buildup5
    • Static Charges +6 per point
    Gain Static Charges when you use Surge.
    Capacitator3
    • Static Charges +1 per point
    You gain Static Charges on hit with Surge.
    Effluence5
    • Base Crit Chance +1% per point
    • Ward Gain 10 per point
    Improves Surge's base critical strike chance and you gain ward on crit with Surge.
    Storm Aegis5
    • Ward Gain 30 per point
    You gain ward if Surge hits at least one enemy.
    Shielding Efflux5
    • Ward Gain 5 per point
    You gain ward on hit with Surge.
    Coldfront1
    • Tidal Wave On Arrival
    • Chill Chance 100%
    Surge causes a Tidal Wave to continue past the arrival point, dealing spell cold damage and chills enemies.
    Cryomantic Path5
    • Freeze Rate Multiplier +25% per point
    • Cold Damage +10% per point
    Surge has a higher chance to freeze enemies and deals more cold damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Stormbringer1
    • Lightning Blast On Arrival
    You now cast Lightning Blast on arrival with Surge. This uses Lightning Blast's mana cost.
    Storm Battery5
    • Maximum Dormant Energy Stacks 2 per point
    • Damage Per Stack +10%
    While Surge is on cooldown, using a melee attack and hitting at least one enemy grants you a stack of Dormant Energy up to a maximum. Using Surge again consumes all stacks to deal more damage per stack (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Insulation3
    • Ward Gain Per Stack 10 per point
    Consuming stacks of Dormant Energy grants you ward per stack consumed.
    Fulmination4
    • Fire Aura Chance 25% per point
    You have a chance to cast Fire Aura when you consume a stack of Dormant Energy.
    Pyroclasm1
    • Flame Reave On Arrival
    Surge causes a Flame Reave to continue past the arrival point, a melee attack dealing fire damage in a cone in front of you. This effect costs Flame Reave's mana cost as well.
    Concentrated Current2
    • Damage +20% per point
    • Distance -20% per point
    Surge deals more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers) but you travel a shorter distance.
    Stagnant3
    • Immobilize Duration (seconds) 1 per point
    Surge Immobilizes enemies hit for a short duration.
    Shielding Advance1
    • Invulnerability While Surging
    You are invulnerable while Surging.
    Discharge1
    • Static On Arrival
    You cast Static on arrival with Surge.
    Longstrider5
    • Travel Distance +10% per point
    You travel further with Surge.
    Glacial Assault1
    • Lightning -> Cold Damage
    • Shock -> Frostbite Chance
    • Freeze Rate 40
    Surge's base lightning damage is converted to cold. Consequently this damage scales with increases to cold damage, but not increases to lightning damage. It also has a chance to freeze enemies. Shock chance from all sources is converted to Frostbite chance and effects related to shock now depend on Frostbite instead.
    Electropulse3
    • Lightning Blasts While Travelling +1 per point
    You now cast Lightning Blasts while travelling with Surge. This uses Lightning Blast's mana cost.
    Ride the Lightning1
    • Zig Zag Motion
    • Spell Lightning Damage +30%
    Surge now moves you in a zig zag motion rather than a straight line and deals more spell lightning damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Flaming Surge1
    • Lightning -> Fire Damage
    • Shock -> Ignite Chance
    Surge's base physical lightning damage is converted to fire. Consequently this damage scales with increases to fire damage, but not increases to lightning damage. Shock chance from all sources is converted to ignite chance and effects related to shock now depend on ignite instead.