The Deadly Storm

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The Deadly Storm (Yellow line) is a Champion Trait Tree. The other two trait trees of this class are The Martial Champion and The Berserker.

The Deadly Storm
Deals whirling AoE destruction upon foes.
Uses a wide array of AoE attacks, inflicting whirling damage upon many foes at once.
Skills Earned:
Blade-storm-icon.png Blade Storm
Rend-icon.png Rend
Blade skills have a 30% chance to grant:
-20% Attack Duration
Duration: 20s


These skills are acquired by spending trait points in the Deadly Storm (yellow) trait tree. You can only obtain the Set skills if you specialize in this tree.

Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source
Blade-storm-icon.png Blade Storm AoE + Buff 10s 5m Set: Initial Skill
Rend-icon.png Rend AoE + DoT + Debuff 4.2s 5m Set: Initial Skill
Battle Frenzy-icon.png Battle Frenzy Buff 1m Self Trait: Battle Frenzy (Trait)-icon.png Battle Frenzy
Raging Blade-icon.png Raging Blade AoE 10s 8m Trait: Raging Blade (Trait)-icon.png Raging Blade
Great Cleave-icon.png Great Cleave Buff 2m Self Trait: Great Cleave (Trait)-icon.png Great Cleave
Exchange of Blows-icon.png Exchange of Blows Buff 40s Self Trait: Exchange of Blows (Trait)-icon.png Exchange of Blows
Fury of Blades-icon.png Fury of Blades AoE 20s 5m Trait: Fury of Blades (Trait)-icon.png Fury of Blades
Born For Combat (Skill)-icon.png Born For Combat AoE 4s 5m Trait: Born For Combat (Trait)-icon.png Born For Combat

Set Bonuses

Set Traits Description Source
Ardour-icon.png Ardour Buff Set: 5+ total ranks
Sharpened Blades-icon.png Sharpened Blades Improves skill Rend Set: 10+ total ranks
Flurry Increase-icon.png Flurry Increase Buff Set: 15+ total ranks
Exchange of Blows (Trait)-icon.png Exchange of Blows Gain skill Exchange of Blows Set: 20+ total ranks
Ardour-icon.png Ardour Increase Buff Set: 25+ total ranks
Furious Swings-icon.png Furious Swings Buff Set: 30+ total ranks
Born For Combat (Trait)-icon.png Born For Combat Gain skill Born For Combat Set: 35+ total ranks


Tree Traits Description Source
Battle Frenzy (Trait)-icon.png Battle Frenzy Gain skill Battle Frenzy Trait: 0+ ranks
Might Increase-icon.png Might Increase Buff Trait: 0+ ranks
Wild Swings-icon.png Blade Damage Buff Trait: 0+ ranks
Barbed Wall-icon.png Barbed Wall Improves skill Blade Wall Trait: 5+ ranks
Broad Sweep-icon.png Broad Sweep Buff + Changes skill Swift Strike to Swift Blade Trait: 5+ ranks
Raging Blade (Trait)-icon.png Raging Blade Gain skill Raging Blade Trait: 5+ ranks
Ardent Rage-icon.png Ardent Rage Improves skill Battle Frenzy Trait: 10+ ranks, Battle Frenzy (1)
Mighty Blast-icon.png Mighty Blast Improves skill Horn of Gondor Trait: 10+ ranks
Improved Raging Blade-icon.png Improved Raging Blade Improves skill Raging Blade Trait: 10+ ranks, Raging Blade (1)
Finesse Increase-icon.png Finesse Increase Buff Trait: 15+ ranks
Great Cleave (Trait)-icon.png Great Cleave Gain skill Great Cleave Trait: 15+ ranks
Battle Acuity-icon.png Battle Acuity Improves skill Great Cleave Trait: 15+ ranks, Great Cleave (1)
Blade of Courage-icon.png Blade of Courage Heal Trait: 20+ ranks
Champion's Advantage-icon.png Champion's Advantage Buff Trait: 25+ ranks
The More the Merrier (Trait)-icon.png The More the Merrier Buff Trait: 30+ ranks
Fury of Blades (Trait)-icon.png Fury of Blades Gain skill Fury of Blades Trait: 30+ ranks