Essence of Heresy

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Essence of Heresy
Essence of Heresy.png
Replace your Special Skill with 'Ruin'.
Replace your Special Skill with Ruin.

Dealing damage adds a stack of Ruin for 10 (+10 per stack) seconds. Activating the skill detonates all Ruin stacks at unlimited range, dealing 300% damage plus 120% damage per stack of Ruin. Recharges after 8 (+8 per stack) seconds.
Rarity Lunar
Category AIBlacklist
Unlock Blockade Breaker
Stats
Stat Value Stack Add
Ruin Duration 10s Linear +10s
Cooldown 8s Linear +8s

Essence of Heresy is a Lunar item, part of the Heresy Set, released in the Anniversary Update.

Special

Ruin

Ruin.png
Type Special
Cooldown 8s (+8s per stack)
Proc Coefficient 1
Description Dealing damage adds a stack of Ruin for 10 (+10 per stack) seconds. Activating the skill detonates all Ruin stacks at unlimited range, dealing 300% damage plus 120% damage per stack of Ruin. Recharges after 8 (+8 per stack) seconds.
Notes
  • Multiple enemies can be afflicted by Status LunarDetonator.png Ruin simultaneously.
  • When the skill is activated, one shot is fired towards each enemy.
  • The shots penetrate walls.
  • Unable to add Status LunarDetonator.png Ruin stacks while this ability is on cooldown.
  • Damaging enemies has a chance (100% * Proc Coefficient) to apply Status LunarDetonator.png Ruin for the full 10 seconds.
  • Applying Status LunarDetonator.png Ruin will reset the duration of current Ruin debuffs on the same enemy.
  • Status Bleeding.png Bleed, Drones, and other types of damage do not stack Status LunarDetonator.png Ruin.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Obtaining this item along with the other three Heresy items will turn you into the Heretic.png Heretic.

Lore[edit | edit source]

“…and her heart, too wicked and full of hate, was left where she once stood – at the site of her betrayal.”

-The Evisceration of Kur-skan the Heretic, VI