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September Balance Patch Notes

Read up on the latest changes to endgame builds.
Veröffentlicht Sep 27, 2023
Balance Changes
Summary

Significant Buffs


 

Significant Nerfs

Almost all builds have been affected by this patch. The lucky few exceptions are Daredevil, Deadeye, and Bladesworn.

For DPS builds, these changes vary from small adjustments to large cut-downs that will shuffle the board of which builds are considered the strongest.
Many builds that took advantage of may now look to other alternatives like .

Support builds retain their existing strengths and weaknesses and will experience a similar adjustment in damage output to their DPS counterparts.

Healers are untouched by changes, with the exception of Heal Alacrity Tempest which was using .

  • : Reduced Torment and Confusion stacks from 3 to 2.
  • : Reduced the damage bonus from 10% to 7%.
  • : Now affects Might applied to the user instead of Might applied by the user; it can no longer be used to buff allies.

These changes are noticable nerfs to many builds.

Elementalist

  • : Reduced power coefficient from 0.66 to 0.44.

 

Weaver

  • : Reduced the damage bonus from 10% to 7%.
  • : Reduced the damage bonus from 10% to 5%.

 

Catalyst

  • : Reduced power coefficient from 0.4 to 0.35.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 0.4 to 0.35.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 0.4 to 0.35.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 0.4 to 0.35.
  • : Reduced the damage bonus per stack from 3% to 2%.

These changes affect all Elementalist builds.

Virtuoso

  • : Reduced Bleeding duration from 5 seconds to 4.5 seconds.

This change affects Condition Virtuoso.

Necromancer

  • : Reduced Torment duration from 6 seconds to 4 seconds.

 

Scourge

  • : Reduced Torment duration from 10 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • : Reduced Torment duration from 10 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds when the Scourge elite specialization is equipped.
  • : Reduced Burning from 2 stacks for 5 seconds to 1 stack for 4 seconds.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 3 seconds to 1 second.

 

Harbinger

  • : Reduced Torment duration from 10 seconds to 7 seconds.

These changes affect all Condition Necromancer builds.

Engineer

  • : Reduced Poison duration from 9 seconds to 7 seconds.
  • : Reduced Burning stacks from 4 to 3.

 

Holosmith

  • : Reduced Burning duration from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds.

These changes affect Power Holosmith and all Condition Engineer builds.

Druid

  • : (Undocumented) Reduced Bleeding duration from 8 seconds to 5 seconds.

 

Soulbeast

  • : Reduced the damage bonus from 15% to 10%.

 

Untamed

  • : Reduced Bleeding stacks from 3 to 2. Reduced Poison stacks from 5 to 2.

These changes affect Condition Druid, all Soulbeast builds, and Condition Quickness Untamed.

Thief

  • : Reduced Poison and Torment duration from 8 seconds to 5 seconds.

 

Deadeye

  • : Reduced bonus Poison duration per stack of malice from 25% to 20%.

 

Spectre

  • : Reduced Torment damage bonus from 25% to 20%.

These changes affect Condition Spectre and Condition Alacrity Spectre.

Guardian

  • : (Undocumented) Vitality conversion changed from 13% to 7%.

 

Firebrand

  • : (Undocumented) Bleeding duration reduced from 6 seconds to 4.5 seconds.

These changes affect all Condition Guardian builds.

Revenant

  • : Reduced power coefficient from 1.0 to 0.7.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 1.1 to 0.8.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 1.3 to 1.2.
  • : Reduced power coefficient from 2.0 to 1.6.
  • : Reduced Bleeding duration from 8 seconds to 6 seconds.
  • : Reduced Torment duration from 6 seconds to 4 seconds.

 

Herald

  • : Reduced Burning from 3 stacks for 5 seconds to 2 stacks for 4 seconds.

 

Vindicator

  • : Increased damage bonus from 10% to 15%.
  • : Increased damage bonus from 15% to 25%.

These changes affect all Revenant builds.

Warrior

  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 2.0, 2.5, and 3.0 to 2.2, 2.75, and 3.3 at each level of Adrenaline respectively.
  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 2.64 to 3.3.
  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 2.0 to 2.5.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • : Fixed an issue that caused this skill's pulses to inflict an additional stack of Burning for 1 second in PvE.
  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 2.5 to 2.75.

 

Berserker

  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 3.0 to 3.3.
  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 2.5 to 2.75.
  • : (Undocumented) Increased power coefficient from 1.4 to 2.18.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 5 seconds to 2.5 seconds.
  • : Reduced Burning duration from 4 seconds to 2.5 seconds.
  • : Increased the Power to Condition Damage conversion from 10% to 15%.

These changes affect all Berserker builds, as well as Power Spellbreaker.