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Ability Overview: Cabalist

October 25, 2011

Hello everyone, the purpose of this guide is to present to you all the abilities that a certain soul have. It is designed so that you can search an ability by its name or gain a rough understanding of what a certain soul offers.

Abbreviations:

  • Nuke: Straight damage (single target)
  • DoT – Damage over time
  • AoE – Area of Effect
  • Cab – Cabalist
  • GCD – Global Cooldown
  • SP – Spell Power
  • SC – Spell Crit

Cablist overview: Primary ranged AoE dps soul of clerics. It has its typical AoE/DoT/Nuke spells but it also have spells that consumes decays, unleashing massive damage. It has a lot of AoE control effects as well, making it a good soul for mass pvp.

Damage Damage listed are max possible tooltip damage. This does not reflect actual  damage in game. Cooldowns/cast times are modified values from points into the Cab tree relevant to that ability (bullet points).

Nuke/AoE – Shadow’s Touch: Deals 152 to 157 death damage up to 3 enemies within 5 meters at rank 10; each additional enemy reduces the damage (2 enemies – 70% of damage to each enemy, 3 enemies – 50% of the damage to each enemy). Casting time 2 seconds, 30 meter range. 0 point ability.

  • Dark Omen: 5/5 – Increase the damage your Shadow’s Touch does when additional enemies are hit by 20%.
  • Death’s Dominion: 5/5 Increase the damage of your Shadow’s Touch and Distorted Shadows by 10%. Req 20 points into Cab.

DoT – Distorted Shadows: Deals 343 to 351 death damage over 3 seconds at rank 10. Channeled. Cooldown 15 secs. 30 meter range. Req 2 points into Cab.

  • Death’s Dominion: 5/5 Increase the damage of your Shadow’s Touch and Distorted Shadows by 10%. Req 20 points into Cab.

AoE – Bound Fate – Deals 150 to 155 death damage to upto 5 enemies within 6 meters at rank 9. Cast time 2 seconds. Cooldown 8 seconds. Req 4 points into Cab.

Nuke w/ Decay Bonus – Obliterate – Deals 119 to 123 death damage to an enemy, as well consuming all of the cleric’s decays at rank 9. Decays consumed in this manner deal triple damage to the targeted enemy. Instant. Cooldown 15 secs, 30 meter range. Req 6 point into Cab.

  • Affinity for Death: 5/5 – Reduces the cooldown of all your abilities that consume Decay by 30 secs. Req 15 points into Cab.

DoT (Curse – Single Target) – Curse of Discord – Deals 270 death damage over 15 secs at rank 8. Deals an additional 48 death damage whenever the enemy uses an ability. Instant. Cooldown 15 seconds. 30 meter range. Req 8 points into Cab.

  • Leviathan’s Mark: 3/3 – Increase the damage of your Dark Water, Curse of Discord and Curse of Solitude by 15%. Req 20 points into Cab.

AoE w/ Decay Bonus – Tyranny – Deals 45 to 48 death damage to up to 7 enemies, as well as consuming all of cleric’s decays at rank 8. Req 10 points into Cab. Instant.

  • Affinity for Death: 5/5 – Reduces the cooldown of all your abilities that consume Decay by 30 secs. Req 15 points into Cab.

DoT – Dark Water: Deals 100 to 103 death damage and an additional 190 death damage over 15 seconds at rank 7. Casting time 1.5 seconds. Cooldown 15 seconds. Req 10 points into Cab.

  • Leviathan’s Mark: 3/3 – Increase the damage of your Dark Water, Curse of Discord and Curse of Solitude by 15%. Req 20 points into Cab.

DoT (Curse – AoE) – Curse of Solitude – Deals 237 death damage over 10 secs at rank 6. Deals an additional 31 death damage up to 5 enemies within 7 meters whenever the target uses an ability. Instant. Cooldown 15 seconds. 30 meter range. Req 8 points into Cab.

  • Leviathan’s Mark: 3/3 – Increase the damage of your Dark Water, Curse of Discord and Curse of Solitude by 15%. Req 20 points into Cab.

Control

Root – Grasping WatersRoot the enemy in place for 5 seconds. 15 seconds cooldown, 30 meter range. Instant cast. Req 12 point into Cab.

AoE Snare – Sigil of Binding – Cause 10 enemies within 7 meters to be snared – reducing their movement speed by 50% for 5 seconds. Req 16 points into Cab.

Cast speed – Nebulous Haze – Increase enemy’s casting time by 25%. Last for 15 seconds. Cast time 2 ses. 30 meter range.

AoE silence – Sigil of Secrecy – Cause 10 enemies within 7 meters to be silenced for 5 seconds. Req 38 points into Cab.

AoE Stun – Sigil of Ruin – Cause 10 enemies within 7 meters to be stunned for 2 seconds. Req 44 points into Cab.

AoE stacking & snare– Maelstrom – Pull 3 enemies within 10 meters of the target to the target’s location. Cooldown 1 min. Instant cast. 20 meter range.

  • Undertow: 2/2 – Maelstrom snares the enemies it pulls, reducing their movement speed by 30% for 8 seconds. Req 25 into Cab.
  • Surge 1/1 – Increase the total enemies your Maelstrom can affect by 2 (to a maximum of 5).

 

Combat Buffs

Reflect – Reversal Of Fortune – Cause the next damaging spell directed at the cleric to be reflected onto the caster. Cooldown 1 min. Instant cast. Last for 5 seconds. Req 26 into Cab.

Decay persistence – Sign of Asias – Reduce costs of all cleric spells to 0 and cause Decay to persist when consumed. No GCD trigger. Last for 6 seconds. 2 min cooldown. Req 51 into Cab.

Buffs

Resists – Dark Harbor – Increase cleric’s air, earth, fire and water resistance by 40. Last for 1 hr. Req 5 into Cab.

Decay generator – Lurking DecayGrant one Decay every 2 seconds. When consumed, Decay deals 16 to 18 death damage up to 4 enemies within 5 meters of each enemy hit for each Decay consumed at rank 9. Last for 1 hr. Req 6 points into Cab.

Silence/Interrupt Immunity – Howling Death – Grant an ally immunity to the next silence or interrupt effect used against them, last for 2 minutes. 2 minutes cooldown. Req 14 points into Cab.

Passive Buffs (not specific, specific ones listed under damage)

SP – Stroke of Genius – 5/5 Increase your spell power by 5%.

Dmg – Death’s Grasp – 5/5 Increase your spell damage by 5%. Req 5 into Cab.

Dmg – Entropy – 5/5 Increase dmg of your channel and DoT spells by 5%. Req 5 points into Cab.

AoE Dmg – Explosive Energies– 5/5 Increase damage of your AoE spells by 5% and reduce threat generation of your damaging spells by 10%. Req 10 into Cab.

AoE Range – Broad Strokes – 3/3 Increase radius of your damaging AoE spells by 3 meters. Req 10 into Cab.

Decay – Negation of Life  – 1/1 Increase SP bonus of your decay by 1%, plus an additional 1% per point spent in the Cab soul above 26. Req 25 points into Cab.

SP bonus – Symbol of the Ancient – Increase SP bonus of your Shadow’s Touch, Dark Water, Distorted Shadows, Curse of Discord, and Bound Fate by 2%, plus an additional 2.5% per point spent in Cab tree above 36. Req 36 in Cab.

Utility/Debuffs

AoE purge – Sigil of Woe – Remove 1 buffs from 10 enemies within 7 meters. `15 second cooldown. Instant cast. 30 Meters. Req 32 points into Cab.

Mana Regen – Vile Power – Deals 49 to 52 death damage to up to 7 enemies, consume all of cleric’s decay and restores 914 mana to the cleric, plus 153 mana for each enemy hit at rank 6. Instant cast. Cooldown 1 min. 30 meters. Req 20 in Cab.

Random Teleport  – Dark Passage – Teleport cleric to a random location 10 to 15 meters away from their original location. Req 18 points in Cab.

Heals

Ravaging Darkness  – Deals 49 to 52 death damage to up to 7 enemies, consume all of cleric’s decays, heals cleric for 100% of the damage done by both Ravging Darkness and Decay at rank 4. Cooldown 1 min 30 secs. Instant cast. 30 meter. Req 30 point in Cab.

One comment

  1. […] In addition to these damaging abilities, you have a lot of useful other ones. Check this page for a list of all cabalist abilities with descriptions. […]



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