A solution to the Semantic Mediawiki (SMW) problem been found and SMW has been reenabled. SMW is currently rebuilding properties on various pages, until that is done expect to see further "not found" issues or incomplete item lists. Work on porting SMW templates to Cargo continues on as well, potentially causing temporary disruption to pages.

Ascendancy

From Path of Exile Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Ascendancy
Expansion
Release version: 2.2.0
Release date: 4 March 2016

Path of Exile: Ascendancy is the fourth expansion for Path of Exile. It was officially announced by Grinding Gear Games on November 20, 2015[1] and was released on March 4th, 2016.[2] The expansion introduces Ascendancy classes, Trials of Ascendancy, the Labyrinth and enchantments, in addition to several new unique items, divination cards, skill gems, and utility flasks.

Ascendancy classes

Every character class is able to choose between three subclasses (or one for the Scion), called Ascendancy classes. Ascendancy classes included in this expansion are:

Class Ascendancy classes
Duelist Slayer Gladiator Champion
Shadow Assassin Saboteur Trickster
Marauder Juggernaut Berserker Chieftain
Witch Necromancer Elementalist Occultist
Ranger Deadeye Raider Pathfinder
Templar Inquisitor Hierophant Guardian
Scion Ascendant

New items

Unique items

Over 30 Unique items have been added:

ItemStats

Maps

A new map was added:

  • Chateau MapChateau MapMap Level: 78
    Map Tier: 11
    Guild Character: Û
    Travel to this Map by using it in the Eternal Laboratory or a personal Map Device. Maps can only be used once.

Gems

7 new skill gems and 4 new support gems have been added.

Skill Gems
Ancestral ProtectorAncestral ProtectorTotem, Attack, Duration, Melee
Mana Cost: 8
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (80% to 133%)
Requires Level 4Summons an Ancestor Totem which will attack enemies with melee strikes while you stand close to it. Being near it grants you more attack speed.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Totem Damage
Deals (80-133.2)% of Base Damage
Totem lasts 12 seconds
+16 to Melee range
50% increased Totem Placement speed
(10-20)% more Attack Speed while Totem is Active
Summons a Totem which uses this Skill
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ancestral Protector skill icon.png
EarthquakeEarthquakeAttack, AoE, Duration, Melee
Radius: 18 / 25
Mana Cost: 10
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (90% to 109%)
Requires Level 28Smashes the ground with an Axe, Mace or Staff, dealing damage in an area and cracking the earth. The crack will erupt in a powerful aftershock after a short duration. Earthquakes created before the first one has erupted will not generate their own aftershocks.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Physical Damage
Deals (90-109)% of Base Damage
Base duration is 1.5 seconds
Aftershock deals 50% more Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Earthquake skill icon.png
Frost BombFrost BombSpell, AoE, Duration, Cold
Mana Cost: (6 to 19)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 2.50 sec
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 130%
Requires Level 4Creates a crystal that pulses with cold for a duration. Each pulse applies a debuff to nearby enemies that reduces their cold resistance and life regeneration. When its duration ends, the crystal explodes, dealing heavy cold damage to enemies around it.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Cold Damage
Deals (10-521) to (14-781) Cold Damage
Base duration is 3.5 seconds
Base secondary duration is 2 seconds
-20% to Cold Resistance
75% reduced Life Regeneration rate
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Frost Bomb skill icon.png
Ice TrapIce TrapTrap, Spell, AoE, Cold, Duration
Mana Cost: (13 to 25)
Can store 3 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 2.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 110%
Requires Level 28Throws a trap that creates a series of icy runic explosions when triggered, dealing cold damage to all enemies caught in the blasts.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Trap lasts 16 seconds
Deals (60-519) to (90-778) Cold Damage
Throws a Trap which uses this Skill when Triggered
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Ice Trap skill icon.png
Orb of StormsOrb of StormsLightning, Spell, Duration, AoE, Chaining
Mana Cost: (11 to 28)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 0.50 sec
Cast Time: 0.50 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Damage Effectiveness: 20%
Requires Level 4Creates a stationary electrical orb that frequently unleashes a splitting bolt of lightning at a nearby enemy. Using a lightning skill while inside the orb's cloud unleashes additional bolts. Casting this skill again will replace the previous orb. You can only cast this spell yourself, directly.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Lightning Damage
Deals (1-59) to (3-177) Lightning Damage
Base duration is 6 seconds
Beams Split to hit (2-4) extra targets
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Orb of Storms skill icon.png
Summon Stone GolemSummon Stone GolemMinion, Spell, Golem
Mana Cost: (30 to 54)
Can store 1 use(s)
Cooldown Time: 6.00 sec
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Requires Level 34Summons a Stone Golem that grants you life regeneration. In addition to its melee attack, the Stone Golem uses a rolling charge and a powerful slam that can taunt enemies.Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Minion Maximum Life
1% increased Minion Damage
Can Summon up to 1 Golem at a time
(30-68)% increased Minion Maximum Life
Golems grant (33-105) Life Regenerated per second
(0-10)% increased Character Size
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Summon Stone Golem skill icon.png
SunderSunderAttack, AoE, Melee
Mana Cost: 8
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Damage Effectiveness: (140% to 182%)
Requires Level 12Slams the ground with your main hand weapon, creating a wave of broken ground that damages enemies in an area in front of you. Enemies hit by the wave will release a circular shockwave, dealing damage to other enemies around them. Requires a Mace, Axe, or Staff.Per 1% Quality:
0.5% increased Area of Effect
Deals (140-181.8)% of Base Damage
Shockwaves deal 60% less Damage
15% less Attack Speed
+(0-6) to radius
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Sunder skill icon.png
Support Gems
Cluster Traps SupportCluster Traps SupportTrap, Support
Icon: L
Mana Multiplier: 150%
Requires Level 38Supports traps skills, making them throw extra traps randomly around the targeted location.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Trap Damage
Supported Skills throw 3 additional Traps
Supported Skills can have up to 5 additional Traps placed at a time
Supported Skills deal (55-36)% less Damage
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Elemental Focus SupportElemental Focus SupportSupport
Icon: F
Mana Multiplier: 130%
Requires Level 18Supports any skill that hits or burns enemies.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Elemental Damage
Supported Skills deal (30-49)% more Elemental Damage
Supported Skills cannot inflict Elemental Ailments
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Minefield SupportMinefield SupportSupport, Mine
Icon: M
Mana Multiplier: 160%
Requires Level 8Supports mine skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills have 1% increased Mine Detonation Area of Effect
Supported Skills place 2 additional Mines
Supported Skills deal (40-21)% less Mine Damage
Supported Skills can have up to 2 additional Remote Mines placed at a time
This is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.
Trap Cooldown SupportTrap Cooldown SupportTrap, Support
Icon: R
Mana Multiplier: 110%
Requires Level 31Supports trap skills.Per 1% Quality:
Supported Skills deal 0.5% increased Trap Damage
Supported Skills have (30-49)% increased Cooldown Recovery Speed for throwing TrapsThis is a Support Gem. It does not grant a bonus to your character, but to skills in sockets connected to it. Place into an item socket connected to a socket containing the Active Skill Gem you wish to augment. Right click to remove from a socket.

3D art

5 unique items received custom 3D models:

  • Roth's ReachRoth's Reach
    Recurve Bow
    Bows
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (19.8 to 22)(61.2 to 68)
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.50%
    Attacks per Second: (1.30 to 1.35)
    Weapon Range: 120
    Requires Level 18, 65 Dex(60-80)% increased Physical Damage
    (20-40)% increased Elemental Damage with Attack Skills
    (4-8)% increased Attack Speed
    Skills Chain +1 times
    30% increased Projectile Speed
    "Exiled to the sea; what a joke.
    I'm more free than I've ever been."
    - Captain Weylam "Rot-tooth" Roth of the Black Crest
  • Chitus' NeedleChitus' Needle
    Elegant Foil
    Thrusting One Hand Swords
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (46.8 to 50.4)(85.8 to 92.4)
    Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
    Attacks per Second: 1.60
    Weapon Range: 14
    Requires Level 30, 101 Dex+25% to Global Critical Strike Multiplier(140-160)% increased Physical Damage
    +30 to Strength
    +30 to maximum Mana
    5% increased Movement Speed
    30% increased Elemental Damage
    +2 to Weapon range
    "With this, I will weave the threads of fate
    into a noose for our 'glorious' emperor."
    - Chitus Perandus
  • Winds of ChangeWinds of Change
    Ancient Gauntlets
    Quality: +20%
    Armour: 184
    Requires Level 47, 68 Str+(30-60) to maximum Life
    30% increased Projectile Speed
    (10-5)% reduced Movement Speed
    10% chance to Knock Enemies Back on hit
    (30-50)% increased Projectile Damage
    Izaro was slow to see the treachery growing in his own court
    and powerless to stop it once he had;
    a captain sailing his own ship into rocks.
  • Spine of the First ClaimantSpine of the First Claimant
    Iron Sceptre
    Sceptres
    Quality: +20%
    Physical Damage: (46.2 to 54.6)(70.4 to 83.2)
    Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
    Attacks per Second: (1.31 to 1.38)
    Weapon Range: 9
    Requires Level 20, 38 Str, 38 Int14% increased Elemental Damage(100-140)% increased Physical Damage
    40% increased Damage with Hits against Frozen Enemies
    (30-50)% increased Cold Damage
    (5-10)% increased Attack Speed
    (4-8)% increased Cast Speed
    5% chance to Freeze
    Thousands gazed upon the doors of the great labyrinth,
    at an Eternal Champion in steel and gold,
    The first to challenge its treacherous traps.
    To mark the occasion, Izaro had the Champion's remains gilded.
  • The Blood DanceThe Blood Dance
    Sharkskin Boots
    Quality: +20%
    Evasion: 174
    Requires Level 44, 79 Dex+(30-40) to Dexterity
    20% increased Movement Speed
    2% increased Movement Speed per Frenzy Charge
    3% reduced Attack and Cast Speed per Frenzy Charge
    0.5% of Life Regenerated per second per Frenzy Charge
    (20-30)% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge on Kill
    6% increased Damage per Frenzy Charge with Hits against Enemies on Low Life
    Gore Footprints
    "Sharks thrash and swirl
    To the pounding drum of their frenzied hearts
    As they dance in the waters red."
    -Lavianga, Guardian of the Karui Way
    (Bloodgrip Alternate Artwork)

New features

References

  1. Chris (November 20, 2015). "Path of Exile: Ascendancy (News Coverage)". Official Path of Exile Forums. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  2. Chris_Wilson (January, 2016). "(News) Launch Date Confirmed! March 4th @ Noon PST". Path of Exile Subreddit. Retrieved February 16, 2016.