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The Arcanist

Arcanists are masters of the elements as well as the raw force of magic that forms the mysterious Aether. They manifest this power through anything ranging from trivial weapon enchantments to rays of pure destructive energy. Though Arcanists may have a few tricks up their sleeves to ensure their survival, the primary focus of their spell-work is in obliterating their enemies before they even need to resort to such tactics.

Lore[edit | edit source]

To Arcanists, the manifestation of magic is not some unexplainable mystery or the will of the gods, but a science meant to be unraveled. This pursuit of knowledge drives all Arcanists, always eager to discover a new technique to make their namesake. Arcanists warp the mysterious aether and elements to their will, creating devastating demonstrations of power that rival small armies. However, such raw force leaves little in terms of defense.

Skill Tree[edit | edit source]

Iskandra's Elemental Exchange (Skill) Icon.png
Iskandra's Elemental Exchange (Skill) Icon.png

Iskandra's Elemental Exchange


01/12 +80 Energy Reserved
12 Meter Radius
2 Elemental Damage
8 Energy Leech per Second
4% Physical Damage converted to Elemental Damage
Increases Energy Regeneration by 8%

12/12 +300 Energy Reserved
35 Elemental Damage
80 Energy Leech per Second
25% Physical Damage converted to Elemental Damage
Increases Energy Regeneration by 65%
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Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png
Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png

Manifestation


01/03

-10% Elemental Damage

Bonus to All Pets

+30% Elemental Damage
10% Physical Damage converted to Elemental Damage


03/03

-40% Elemental Damage

Bonus to All Pets

+120% Elemental Damage
30% Physical Damage converted to Elemental Damage

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Placeholder Connector (Skill) Icon.png
Overload (Skill) Icon.png
Overload (Skill) Icon.png

Overload


01/12 +10 Energy Reserved
Chance for one of the following:
39 Burn Damage over 3 Seconds
52 Frostburn Damage over 4 Seconds
8-24 Electrocute Damage over 2 Seconds
+8% Elemental Damage

12/12 +120 Energy Reserved
Chance for one of the following:
168 Burn Damage over 3 Seconds
192 Frostburn Damage over 4 Seconds
20-192 Electrocute Damage over 2 Seconds
+85% Elemental Damage
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Elemental Balance (Skill) Icon.png
Elemental Balance (Skill) Icon.png

Elemental Balance


01/12 +10 Energy Reserved
+2% Crit Damage
+8% Burn Damage
+8% Frostburn Damage
+8% Electrocute Damage

12/12 +120 Energy Reserved
+25% Crit Damage
+100% Burn Damage
+100% Frostburn Damage
+100% Electrocute Damage
Mirror of Ereoctes (Skill) Icon.png
Mirror of Ereoctes (Skill) Icon.png

Mirror of Ereoctes


01/12 36 Energy Cost
35 Second Skill Recharge
3 Second Duration
100% Damage Absoption
15% Damage Reflected

12/12 146 Energy Cost
18 Second Skill Recharge
150% Damage Reflected
Maiven's Sphere of Protection (Skill) Icon.png
Maiven's Sphere of Protection (Skill) Icon.png

Maiven's Sphere of Protection


01/12 This ability must be toggled to maintain its effect.
2 Active Energy Cost per Second
5% Damage Absorption
Total Damage Modified by -1%

12/12 10.8 Active Energy Cost per Second
20% Damage Absorption
Total Damage Modified by -8%
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Conversion (Skill) Icon.png
Conversion (Skill) Icon.png

Conversion


01/10 0.2 Active Energy Cost per Second
+10 Energy Reserved
+15% Energy Absorbed from Energy Spells
5% Reduced Stun Duration
5% Reduced Freeze Duration
5% Reduced Petrify Duration
4% Slow Resistance

10/10 2 Active Energy Cost per Second
+100 Energy Reserved
+60% Energy Absorbed from Energy Spells
30% Reduced Stun Duration
30% Reduced Freeze Duration
30% Reduced Petrify Duration
24% Slow Resistance
Reckless Power (Skill) Icon.png
Reckless Power (Skill) Icon.png

Reckless Power


01/12 2-8 Aether Damage
+25% Fire Damage
+25% Aether Damage
+25% Burn Damage with +6% Increased Duration
15% Physical Damage converted to Aether Damage
+2% Casting Speed
40 Fire Retaliation

12/12 24-30 Aether Damage
+135% Fire Damage
+135% Aether Damage
+135% Burn Damage with +50% Increased Duration
+12% Casting Speed
238 Fire Retaliation
Callidor's Tempest (Skill) Icon.png
Callidor's Tempest (Skill) Icon.png

Callidor's Tempest


01/16 30 Energy Cost
4.2 Meter Radius
12% Weapon Damage
8-10 Fire Damage
6-8 Aether Damage

16/16 90 Energy Cost
5.5 Meter Radius
40% Weapon Damage
76-115 Fire Damage
60-86 Aether Damage
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Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png
Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png

Wrath of Agrivix


01/16 20 Energy Cost
5 Second Skill Recharge
50% Weapon Damage
Total damage Modified by 175%
100% Chance of Knockdown target for 1.5 Seconds
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Inferno (Skill) Icon.png
Inferno (Skill) Icon.png

Inferno


01/12 6 Energy Cost
12 Burn Damage over 4 Seconds
+10% Fire Damage
+10% Aether Damage
9 Reduced target's Armor for 5 Seconds

12/12 28 Energy Cost
620 Burn Damage over 4 Seconds
+108% Fire Damage
+108% Aether Damage
108 Reduced target's Armor for 5 Seconds
Panetti's Replicating Missile (Skill) Icon.png
Panetti's Replicating Missile (Skill) Icon.png

Panetti's Replicating Missile


01/16 10 Energy Cost
0.5 Meter Radius
3 Fragments
15 Elemental Damage

16/16 30 Energy Cost
0.5 Meter Radius
3-5 Fragments
148 Elemental Damage
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Distortion (Skill) Icon.png
Distortion (Skill) Icon.png

Distortion


01/12 2 Energy Cost
20% Chance to pass through Enemies
7-12 Aether Damage
+8% Fire Damage

12/12 16 Energy Cost
60% Chance to pass through Enemies
80-94 Aether Damage
+96% Fire Damage
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Supercharged (Skill) Icon.png
Supercharged (Skill) Icon.png

Supercharged


01/12 2 Energy Cost
32 Electrocute Damage over 2 Seconds
+8% Elemental Damage
5% Chance of Stun target for 1.5 Seconds

12/12 16 Energy Cost
260 Electrocute Damage over 2 Seconds
+75% Elemental Damage
10% Chance of Stun target for 1.5 Seconds
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Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png
Transmuter (Skill) Icon.png

Tainted Power


01/01 100% Aether Damage converted to Chaos Damage
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Placeholder Connector (Skill) Icon.png
Proliferation (Skill) Icon.png
Proliferation (Skill) Icon.png

Proliferation


01/12 4 Energy Cost
0.3 Meter Radius
2 Fragments
14-26 Aether Damage

12/12 26 Energy Cost
0.3 Meter Radius
4-5 Fragments
73-96 Aether Damage
Devastation (Skill) Icon.png
Devastation (Skill) Icon.png

Devastation


01/16 Requires a Caster Off-hand.
260 Energy Cost
18 Second Skill Recharge
5 Second Duration
1 Projectile(s)
6 Meter Target Area
2.8 Meter Radius
0.2 Second Interval
56-76 Fire Damage
56 Aether Damage

16/16 610 Energy Cost
236-332 Fire Damage
236 Aether Damage
Olexra's Flash Freeze (Skill) Icon.png
Olexra's Flash Freeze (Skill) Icon.png

Olexra's Flash Freeze


01/12 This spell freezes enemies for its duration. Enemies resistant to freeze effects will suffer a reduced duration.
30 Energy Cost
6 Second Skill Recharge
2 Second Duration
5 Meter Radius
8 Cold Damage
-10% Fire Resistance

12/12 81 Energy Cost
4.5 Second Duration
16 Meter Radius
114 Cold Damage
-100% Fire Resistance
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Absolute Zero (Skill) Icon.png
Absolute Zero (Skill) Icon.png

Absolute Zero


01/12 5 Energy Cost
36 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+8% Cold Damage
20% Slow Target for 5 Seconds
-5% Physical Resistance

12/12 23 Energy Cost
252 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+74% Cold Damage
50% Slow Target for 5 Seconds
-40% Physical Resistance
Albrecht's Aether Ray (Skill) Icon.png
Albrecht's Aether Ray (Skill) Icon.png

Albrecht's Aether Ray


01/16 Requires a Caster Off-Hand.
20 Energy Cost
0.3 Second Skill Recharge
15-28 Fire Damage
40 Aether Damage

16/16 70 Energy Cost
52-130 Fire Damage
145 Aether Damage
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Disintegration (Skill) Icon.png
Disintegration (Skill) Icon.png

Disintegration


01/12 Energy Cost increase is per damage interval.
3 Energy Cost
16 Vitality Damage
+8% Crit Damage
+8% Fire Damage
+8% Aether Damage

12/12 14 Energy Cost
98 Vitality Damage
+30% Crit Damage
+65% Fire Damage
+65% Aether Damage
Trozan's Sky Shard (Skill) Icon.png
Trozan's Sky Shard (Skill) Icon.png

Trozan's Sky Shard


01/16 40 Energy Cost
3 Second Skill Recharge
4 Meter Target Area
1.2 Meter Radius
30 Cold Damage
19-23 Lightning Damage

16/16 120 Energy Cost
2.8 Meter Radius
207 Cold Damage
147-165 Lightning Damage
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Frozen Core (Skill) Icon.png
Frozen Core (Skill) Icon.png

Frozen Core


01/12 4 Energy Cost
120 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+12% Cold Damage
Freeze target for 2 Seconds

12/12 26 Energy Cost
876 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+108% Cold Damage
Freeze target for 2 Seconds
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Shattered Star (Skill) Icon.png
Shattered Star (Skill) Icon.png

Shattered Star


01/12 4 Energy Cost
12% Chance of 40-85 Lightning Damage
+10% Crit Damage
+10% Lightning Damage

12/12 26 Energy Cost
35% Chance of 204-434 Lightning Damage
+50% Crit Damage
+108% Lightning Damage
Star Pact (Skill) Icon.png
Star Pact (Skill) Icon.png

Star Pact


01/12 Exclusive Skill - only one Exclusive Skill can be active at any one time.
36 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+25% Cold Damage
+25% Lightning Damage
+25% Frostburn Damage
+25% Electrocute Damage
15% Physical Damage converted to Lightning Damage
+1% Skill Cooldown Reduction

12/12 135 Frostburn Damage over 3 Seconds
+135% Cold Damage
+135% Lightning Damage
+135% Frostburn Damage
+135% Electrocute Damage
15% Physical Damage converted to Lightning Damage
+10% Skill Cooldown Reduction
Inner Focus (Skill) Icon.png
Inner Focus (Skill) Icon.png

Inner Focus


01/12 +3% Spirit
+2% Offensive Ability

12/12 +25% Spirit
+10% Offensive Ability
Arcane Will (Skill) Icon.png
Arcane Will (Skill) Icon.png

Arcane Will


01/10 Activates when Health drops below 70%
6 Second Skill Recharge
6 Second Duration
+25% Total Damage
3 Energy Regenerated per second

10/10 +130% Total Damage
14 Energy Regenerated per second
Nullification (Skill) Icon.png
Nullification (Skill) Icon.png

Nullification


01/10 55 Energy Cost
40 Second Skill Recharge
1 Second Duration
2.5 Meter Radius
10% Reduced target's Elemental Damage for 12 - 16 Seconds

10/10 111 Energy Cost
12 Second Skill Recharge
1 Second Duration
5 Meter Radius
33% Reduced target's Elemental Damage for 12 - 16 Seconds
Mental Alacrity (Skill) Icon.png
Mental Alacrity (Skill) Icon.png

Mental Alacrity


01/10 +2% Casting Speed
-5% Skill Energy Cost

10/10 +12% Casting Speed
-19% Skill Energy Cost
Fabric of Reality (Skill) Icon.png
Fabric of Reality (Skill) Icon.png

Fabric of Reality


01/12 4 Aether Damage
4 Chaos Damage
+10% Aether Damage
+10% Chaos Damage
+6% Energy Leech

12/12 21 Aether Damage
21 Chaos Damage
+100% Aether Damage
+100% Chaos Damage
+50% Energy Leech
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Mastery Progression[edit | edit source]

Mastery Icon5.png Conditioning of the body and mind to withstand the corrupting power of raw magic.

Each point invested in the Arcanist skill mastery gives the following stat bonuses:

  • +2 Physique
  • +5 Spirit
  • +3 Cunning
  • +18 Health
  • +20 Energy

Class Combinations[edit | edit source]

Combining the Arcanist with another Mastery forms the following hybrid classes:

  • Battlemage (+ Soldier)
  • Druid (+ Shaman)
  • Sorcerer (+ Demolitionist)
  • Spellbreaker (+ Nightblade)
  • Warlock (+ Occultist)

Arcanist All Active Skills[edit | edit source]