Ancient Craft

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 Ancient Craft
  • 10m Range
  • Tactical Skill
  • Max Targets: 5
  • Radius: 5m
  • Resistance: Tactical
  • Debuffs enemies' armour value with a handful of thrown metal.

    If the Ancient Craft trait is at maximum rank, it will make enemies take extra damage from Lightning skills.
  • -[Level * 27] Armour Value
  • Duration: 30s
  • Cost: ... Power
  • Cooldown: 1m

General Information

Class: Lore-master

Level: 42

Training Price: 176 Silver 40 Copper 


The trait Knowledge of the Past reduces the power cost of this skill by 3% and gives it a 20% chance to restore 50-55 power.
The legendary trait Force of Will extends the duration of the debuff applied by this skill by 30s.


Using this skill causes Ancient Craft to occur on an enemy target.


The Lore-master's Book Legacy Armour Debuff Potency increases the armour value of the debuff applied by this skill by up to 12.5%.
The Lore-master's Book Legacy Target Resistance (Debuffing Skills) decreases the resistance to this skill by up to 3608.

Equipping three pieces of the Raiments of the Spellweaver set increases the duration of the debuff applied by this skill by 30s.

This skill does not stack with Ancient Craft of other Lore-masters. It does stack with other armour debuffs, such as a Champion's traited Rend.

Tactical Information

Ancient Craft reduces the armour of enemies greatly. You can use it on enemies that have a lot of armour, such as bosses, or enemies you want to kill quickly in particular. It also works great on groups of enemies. Note that you can throw it over up to ten enemies at once with the legacy slotted.

The effect of Ancient Craft is a requirement for the skill Lightning-storm. There can only be one Ancient Craft debuff on an enemy at a time, but any Lore-master can use the effect for Lightning Storm, regardless of who cast Ancient Craft.