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Fulminating is a Barbarian power: the 8th of the Two Handed Mastery discipline.

Fulminating Power Icon
The barbarian raises his damage significantly for a very short period of time.
Type: Constant
Discipline level: 15
Character level: 29
Affects: SelfCasting time: 0.5sCooldown time: 20sGlobal Cooldown: Very Long
Power level Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
 
Mana cost 160 180 200 220 240
Spell duration 5s
 
Debuffs on self
Cast speed -50%
 
Buffs
Damage Bonus +10% +20% +30% +40% +50%

Notes

While the very long global cooldown and short duration on the spell make it difficult to use, the large damage increase makes it a potent weapon in the hands of skilled Barbarians. Combined with Thirst for Blood, barbarians can achieve several very high damage hits.

In general, with Thirst for Blood at level 5, a Barbarian can hit twice with a Very Slow weapon and 3 times with a Medium Weapon.

Note that because the Global Cooldown is 3 seconds, it is unlikely that the Barbarian will be able to cast a power on the first hit.

The cast speed debuff was added to prevent Barbarians from using Fulminating with area powers.

Documented changes

  • Version 1.10.9 (2014/8/28): Added cast speed debuff.
  • Version 1.6.3 (2010/9/21): Added.
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