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|There is a fine line between passion and rage, something the [[Sacred 2:Barbarian|Barbarian]] warrior knows well. One of the most powerful combat skills a Barbarian can learn is to cross that line into rage, without regard for consequences. While using this ability, a Barbarian drives more and more force into each successive blow as his anger and bloodlust mounts.
 
|There is a fine line between passion and rage, something the [[Sacred 2:Barbarian|Barbarian]] warrior knows well. One of the most powerful combat skills a Barbarian can learn is to cross that line into rage, without regard for consequences. While using this ability, a Barbarian drives more and more force into each successive blow as his anger and bloodlust mounts.
 
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==Innate Abilities (Lvl 1)==
 
==Innate Abilities (Lvl 1)==
* [[Sacred 2:Attack Value X%|Attack Rating]], [[Sacred 2:Run Speed|Movement]] and [[Sacred 2:Attack Speed|Attack Speed]] boosted with each successive attack
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* [[Sacred 2:Attack Value X%|Attack Rating]], [[Sacred 2:Run Speed|Movement]] and [[Sacred 2:Attack Speed|Attack Speed]] boosted with each kill
* Barbarian [[Sacred 2:Damage of enraged players|deals more damage as his health decreases]] (max damage at 35% health)
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* Barbarian [[Sacred 2:Damage of enraged players|deals more damage as his health decreases]] (max damage at 25% health)
* Barbarian becomes more vulnerable to physical damage: 20% (damage sensitivity)
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* Barbarian becomes more vulnerable to physical damage: 25% (damage sensitivity)
 
* Duration: 40s
 
* Duration: 40s
* [[Sacred 2:Cooldown|Cooldown]] + [[Sacred 2:Regeneration Time:|Regeneration Time]]: 75.0s + 2.4s = 77.4s
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* [[Sacred 2:Cooldown|Cooldown]] + [[Sacred 2:Regeneration Time:|Regeneration Time]]: 75.0s + 3.7s = 78.7s
 
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{{See Also|Sacred 2:Combat Art Modifications}}
 
{{See Also|Sacred 2:Combat Art Modifications}}
 
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* '''Violence''' - Increases the attack rating boost by 22.5% + 2.5% per level.
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* '''Violence''' - Berserk charges up attack rating even more (22.5% + 2.5% per level).
* '''Enrage''' - The wounded threshold for max damage is raised to 45% of the Barbarian's hitpoints.
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* '''Enrage''' - The wounded threshold for max damage is raised to 35% of the Barbarian's hitpoints.
 
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* '''Unrestrained''' - Raises the attack speed limit by 20%.
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* '''Unrestrained''' - Increases the attack speed cap by 20%.
* '''Withstand''' - Reduces the Barbarian's vulnerability to physical damage while Berserk (adds 10% [[Sacred 2:Damage Mitigation|Physical Damage Mitigation]]).
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* '''Withstand''' - Decreases the Barbarian's physical vulnerability while Berserk (adds 10% [[Sacred 2:Damage Mitigation|Physical Damage Mitigation]]).
 
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* '''Surge''' - Berserk charges up attack speed even more (+11%).
 
* '''Surge''' - Berserk charges up attack speed even more (+11%).
* '''Seasoned''' - Reduces the cooldown of Berserk by 25%.
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* '''Seasoned''' - Decreases the cooldown of Berserk by 15 seconds.
 
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== Usage Strategies ==
 
== Usage Strategies ==
 
* With this temporary buff, the Barbarian trades defense for offense.  Physical damage sensitivity is no joke, especially without any Damage Mitigation modifiers equipped to offset it.  The player can offset this penalty by taking the '''Withstand''' silver mod and also by using the [[Sacred 2:Natural Resistance|Natural Resistance]] buff.
 
* With this temporary buff, the Barbarian trades defense for offense.  Physical damage sensitivity is no joke, especially without any Damage Mitigation modifiers equipped to offset it.  The player can offset this penalty by taking the '''Withstand''' silver mod and also by using the [[Sacred 2:Natural Resistance|Natural Resistance]] buff.
*Silver mod '''Unrestrained''' lets the Barbarian surpass the game's normal attack speed cap.
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*Silver mod '''Unrestrained''' lets the Barbarian surpass the game's normal attack speed cap (450%).
*Gold mod '''Seasoned''' reduces the cooldown to 55 seconds, so the player can keep Berserk up more often.
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*Gold mod '''Seasoned''' reduces the cooldown to 60 seconds, so the player can keep Berserk up more often. The duration of Berserk slowly increases with level, hitting 60 seconds at max CA level 200, at which point the Barbarian can be Berserk almost constantly.
  
 
== Pros and Cons ==
 
== Pros and Cons ==
 
'''Pros'''
 
'''Pros'''
*The attack and speed boosts stack with as many hits as the Barbarian can land. This can lead to extremely high values.
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*The movement and attack speed boosts stack with as many hits as the Barbarian can land, up to the speed cap (450%). This can lead to extremely high values.
  
 
'''Cons'''
 
'''Cons'''
 
*Physical damage sensitivity can be dangerous.
 
*Physical damage sensitivity can be dangerous.
*Requires taking damage to get the damage boost.
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*Requires taking heavy damage to get the damage boost.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==

Latest revision as of 15:08, 7 January 2020

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Berserk.png There is a fine line between passion and rage, something the Barbarian warrior knows well. One of the most powerful combat skills a Barbarian can learn is to cross that line into rage, without regard for consequences. While using this ability, a Barbarian drives more and more force into each successive blow as his anger and bloodlust mounts.

Aspect

Berserk_combat.png - Berserk Combat

Innate Abilities (Lvl 1)

Modifications

See also: Sacred 2:Combat Art Modifications
MODicons_12.gif Bronze
  • Violence - Berserk charges up attack rating even more (22.5% + 2.5% per level).
  • Enrage - The wounded threshold for max damage is raised to 35% of the Barbarian's hitpoints.

MODicons_10.gif Silver
  • Unrestrained - Increases the attack speed cap by 20%.
  • Withstand - Decreases the Barbarian's physical vulnerability while Berserk (adds 10% Physical Damage Mitigation).

MODicons_08.gif Gold
  • Surge - Berserk charges up attack speed even more (+11%).
  • Seasoned - Decreases the cooldown of Berserk by 15 seconds.
Berserk


Skills and Attributes

The following skills will affect this combat art:

  • Tactics Lore - allows for modification points. Has no other effects on Berserk.

The following attributes will affect this combat art:

  • Stamina will lower regeneration time

Usage Strategies

  • With this temporary buff, the Barbarian trades defense for offense. Physical damage sensitivity is no joke, especially without any Damage Mitigation modifiers equipped to offset it. The player can offset this penalty by taking the Withstand silver mod and also by using the Natural Resistance buff.
  • Silver mod Unrestrained lets the Barbarian surpass the game's normal attack speed cap (450%).
  • Gold mod Seasoned reduces the cooldown to 60 seconds, so the player can keep Berserk up more often. The duration of Berserk slowly increases with level, hitting 60 seconds at max CA level 200, at which point the Barbarian can be Berserk almost constantly.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The movement and attack speed boosts stack with as many hits as the Barbarian can land, up to the speed cap (450%). This can lead to extremely high values.

Cons

  • Physical damage sensitivity can be dangerous.
  • Requires taking heavy damage to get the damage boost.

Gallery