Essence Burn

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Essence Burn is a rune effect in Exploding Palm, a Spirit-spending Monk skill.

This rune effect changes the bleeding to burning, a flame that can spread to nearby enemies.


Skill Rune Effects[edit]

See the Exploding Palm rune effects article for a more thorough description of all of the rune effects in this skill, including screenshots and videos.

Name Level Description
Exploding Palm
(database)

Techniques
1 Cost: 40 Spirit


Cause an enemy to Bleed for 1200% weapon damage as Physical over 9 seconds. If the enemy dies while bleeding, it explodes and deals 2770% weapon damage as Physical damage to all nearby enemies.

MedRuneE Essence Burn
(database)
1 Instead of bleeding, the enemy will burn for 1875% weapon damage as Fire over 9 seconds. If the enemy dies while burning, it explodes causing all nearby enemies to burn for 3260% weapon damage as Fire over 3 seconds.


Media[edit]

Screenshots and videos will be added post-release.


Development[edit]

This skill and all of its rune effects underwent major changes shortly before release, changing from a combo style spirit-generator to a spirit-spender with a variety of effect.

Prior to the February 2012 skill and rune system overview this effect was provided by the Alabaster Rune runestone effect, which granted the following effect:

IconAlabaster.png
Essence Burn

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The third strike causes the target to burn for 78% weapon damage as Fire damage every second for 3 seconds. If the target dies while burning it explodes causing all nearby enemies to burn for 39% weapon damage as Fire damage for 2 seconds. This effect can chain repeatedly.