Spiritshift

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Spiritshift
Spiritshift.png
Restrictions
Class
Activation
active
Ability
Learn
automatic at level 1
Speed
Instant
Duration
15 sec
Other
Uses
1 per per encounter

The druid can assume a variety of anthropomorphized forms, with new abilities inspired by the emulated creature. Druids cannot hold weapons while spiritshifted, but they can always cast spells. Shifting originally lasted for the duration of the combat or until you choose to shift back[1][2], but that is no longer the case. The exact duration is 15 seconds, increased by 5% for each point of the character's Intellect.

The spirit form is chosen during Character Creation, as part of class selection.

Spirit forms[edit | edit source]

Druids choose a spirit form at character creation. The reason for choosing one form over another will be for the abilities each one inherently comes with. Available spirit forms are:

Icon Name Damage Type Description and Abilities
SpiritshiftBear.png Bear Slash
Draws upon the Druid's natural connection to bear, temporarily allowing him or her to assume that form. The bear spiritshift has a high Damage Reduction and can invoke a terrifying roar.
  • Druid Bear Terrifying Roar – Lets out a terrifying roar, Frightening enemies in the area of effect. (2 per rest)
  • Spiritshift Bear Hide – +2 Damage Reduction (DR) beyond properties of other forms' armor.
SpiritshiftBoar.png Boar Pierce
Draws upon the Druid's natural connection to boar, temporarily allowing him or her to assume that form. The boar spiritshift regenerates lost Endurance and inflicts damage over time with its melee attacks.
  • Druid Boar Regeneration – The boar spiritshift form allows the druid to continually regenerate Endurance at a modest rate.
  • Druid Boar Tusks - 20% Damage inflicted Over Time (5.0 sec) beyond properties of other forms' weapons.
SpiritshiftCat.png Cat Slash
Draws upon the Druid's natural connection to cat, temporarily allowing him or her to assume that form. The cat spiritshift has a naturally fast attack and can burst into even faster attacks for short periods of time.
SpiritshiftStag.png Stag Pierce
Draws upon the Druid's natural connection to stag, temporarily allowing him or her to assume that form. The stag spiritshift has higher defenses and can attack groups of enemies with its melee Carnage attack.
  • Druid Stag Carnage – While in stag form, a druid can attack a large area with reckless abandon. With every successful melee attack, the stag form makes reduced-damage attacks at all other enemies within 1m of the target. (1 per rest)
  • Druid Stag Defenses – While in stag form, druids have a bonus to all defenses (Deflection, Fortitude, Reflex and Will).
SpiritshiftWolf.png Wolf Pierce
Draws upon the Druid's natural connection to wolf, temporarily allowing him or her to assume that form. The wolf spiritshift moves quickly and has an attack that can knock enemies Prone.
SpiritshiftCat.png Stelgaer Slash

This form is exclusive to Hiravias. It lacks description, but is otherwise identical to Cat.

Spiritshift Weapon and Armor[edit | edit source]

All druid's equipment is inaccessible during transformation and any bonus it provides is lost (with the only exception of Wildstrike Belt), but every form comes equipped with a set of special weapon and armor. This weapon is considered unarmed dual wielding with average base attack speed (with the exception of Cat and Stelgaer - see table above).

Level Spiritshift Claws, Tusks, Horns, Teeth Spiritshift Hide
1 16-25 Damage 5 DR bypass Accuracy vs Deflection 8 Damage Reduction (DR) 0% Recovery Speed
2
3
4 18-29 Damage Accuracy (+4) vs Deflection 10 Damage Reduction (DR)
5
6
7 21-33 Damage Accuracy (+8) vs Deflection 12 Damage Reduction (DR)
8
9
10 24-38 Damage Accuracy (+12) vs Deflection 14 Damage Reduction (DR)
11
12
13 28-44 Damage Accuracy (+16) vs Deflection 16 Damage Reduction (DR)
14
15
16 32-50 Damage Accuracy (+20) vs Deflection 18 Damage Reduction (DR)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Inconsistencies[edit | edit source]

The Wolf Spiritshift is supposed to "move quickly" like its description indicates but does not actually provide any Movement increase.

Tips[edit | edit source]

The weapons of the Spiritshift forms work with the talents Weapon Focus Peasant and Two Weapon Style.

References[edit source]