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Fireball Spell

One of the core aspects of combat in Spellbreak is the ability to cast Spells & Sorceries.

By default without any Gauntlet equipped, players only have access to a weak arcane spell that does 10 damage.

Gauntlets of different elements can be equipped in both the left (primary) and right (secondary) hand respectively.

The Gauntlets' imbued element dictates which Spells & Sorceries the player has access to.

Players start the match with a Common Gauntlet in their primary hand, whose element will correspond to their chosen Class.

Spells have no cooldown, but require mana to be cast. The more powerful Sorceries do have a cooldown, but don't require mana to be cast.

The elements can combine with eachother in various ways, for more info see Elemental Interactions.


Gauntlets[edit | edit source]

Frost Icon.png Frost Gauntlet Frost Gauntlet.png
Spell Ice Lance
Description Charge and unleash a deadly shard of ice. Charging Ice Lance increases the ice shard's velocity and damage (Full at 1.5s). Charge-up is audible to nearby players.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Frost Gauntlet.png Uncommon Frost Gauntlet.png Rare Frost Gauntlet.png Epic Frost Gauntlet.png Legendary Frost Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost 40 36 34 32 30
Damage 11-45 14-58 15-63 17-67 18-72
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Sorcery Flash Freeze
Description Create a lingering frost zone around you, that increasingly slows players inside of it by up to 50% over 1.5 seconds before Freezing them. (6 m radius)
The edge of the zone blocks Fire / Wind / Lightning projectiles.
Cooldown 20 s Duration 3 s
Slow / Freeze Duration 2 s
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Lightning Icon.png Lightning Gauntlet Lightning Gauntlet.png
Spell Lightning Bolt
Description Rapidly Fire 3 lightning bolts at your opponents. Projectile spread increases over cast time, excluding the first bolt. Damage falls off between 8 m - 34 m.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Lightning Gauntlet.png Uncommon Lightning Gauntlet.png Rare Lightning Gauntlet.png Epic Lightning Gauntlet.png Legendary Lightning Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost Per Bolt 9 9 9 8 8
Damage Per Bolt 8-9 8-11 8-12 8-12 8-13
Triple Bolt Damage 24-27 24-33 24-36 24-36 24-39
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Sorcery Lightning Strike
Description Summon a lightning strike after a delay of 0.9 seconds, dealing damage and shocking players hit for 2 seconds. Can target caster. (6 m radius)
Cooldown 15 s Damage 20 Range 28 m
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Fire Icon.png Fire Gauntlet Fire Gauntlet.png
Spell Fireball
Description Send a scorching ball of fire flying towards your opponents. Explodes on contact and deals damage based on proximity to center of explosion. Creates a lingering Flame Puddle for 6 seconds if it hits the ground. Can damage caster.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Fire Gauntlet.png Uncommon Fire Gauntlet.png Rare Fire Gauntlet.png Epic Fire Gauntlet.png Legendary Fire Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost 25 23 21 20 19
On-Hit Damage 25 30 34 36 38
Explosion Damage 10-24 10-29 10-33 10-35 10-37
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Sorcery Flamewall
Description Conjure a wall of fire perpendicular to caster. Damages and Ignites players hit for 3 seconds. Blocks Ice / Wind / Toxic projectiles. Can damage (but not ignite) caster.
Cooldown 15 s Duration 15 s Range 28 m
Flamewall / Flame Puddle DPS 12
(6 per tick)
Ignite DPS 5
(5 per tick)
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Toxic Icon.png Toxic Gauntlet Toxic Gauntlet.png
Spell Toxic Spray
Description Spray 10 toxic streams in front of you. Deals damage based on the number of projectiles hit [1/4/7/9]. Any toxic damage done applies Corrosion.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Toxic Gauntlet.png Uncommon Toxic Gauntlet.png Rare Toxic Gauntlet.png Epic Toxic Gauntlet.png Legendary Toxic Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost 20 18 17 16 15
Total On-Hit Damage 7/14/22/30 8/17/26/36 9/19/30/41 10/20/31/43 11/22/34/46
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Sorcery Toxic Cloud
Description Toss a toxic glob that expands into a toxic cloud on impact. Deals toxic damage and applies Corrosion to players hit for 3 seconds. Can damage (but not corrode) caster.
Cooldown 15 s Duration 5 s
DPS 12
(6 per tick)
Corrosion DPS 4
(4 per tick) to armor only
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Stone Icon.png Stone Gauntlet Stone Gauntlet.png
Spell Shockwave
Description Cause an eruption of fast-moving earth along the ground. Being grounded is a requirement to cast. Travels down slopes easier than upward slopes.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Stone Gauntlet.png Uncommon Stone Gauntlet.png Rare Stone Gauntlet.png Epic Stone Gauntlet.png Legendary Stone Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost 25 23 21 20 19
Damage 30 39 42 44 45
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Sorcery Boulderfall
Description Throw a massive boulder towards your opponent that explodes on impact, dealing damage based on time in the air and proximity to center of explosion. Can damage caster.
Cooldown 10 s On-Hit Damage 20-50 Explosion Damage 20-49
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Wind Icon.png Wind Gauntlet Wind Gauntlet.png
Spell Wind Shear
Description Rapidly summon gusts of wind to damage your opponents and deflect their spells. Damage falls off between 5 m - 20 m.
Rarities Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Icon Common Wind Gauntlet.png Uncommon Wind Gauntlet.png Rare Wind Gauntlet.png Epic Wind Gauntlet.png Legendary Wind Gauntlet.png
Mana Cost 9 9 9 8 8
Damage 5-8 5-10 5-11 6-12 6-13
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Sorcery Tornado
Description Conjure a tornado to pull your opponents in towards the center of the vortex. Pulls airborne players harder. (13 m radius)
Cooldown 15 s Duration 4 s Range 28 m
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Gauntlet Mechanics[edit | edit source]

There are a number of mechanics surrounding Gauntlets and their use, most being universal across all Gauntlets, but a few are also tied to their respective Classes.

Gauntlets along with other equipment can be found throughout the Hollow Lands, but higher rarity versions are only found in Gauntlet Chest.png Chests, with Legendary versions being limited to Mana Vault.png Mana Vaults.

The rarity of a Gauntlet only influences the effectiveness of its Spell. The Sorcery remains the same.

Only the secondary hand can have its Gauntlet swapped out, with the Spellslinger.png Spellslinger Talent enabling the user to do so through their hotbar. Gauntlet swapping resets Sorcery cooldowns.

Aiming a Sorcery while airborne will cause a player to hover, which may be cancelled by a spellcast input at any time.

Players start out with a base max mana of 50, which may be increased by equipping an Amulet.

This will limit the amount of Spells they can cast in quick succession. They also cannot cast Spells while levitating.

Once a player has depleted all their mana, they are locked out from casting Spells until they fully recharge it over 1 second.

However, they're free to perform actions which don't require mana without recharging first, such as casting Sorceries and Runes.

Each Gauntlet's main Spell has a different cast time and fire rate.

The fire rate determines how quickly they can cast another spell or start mana recharging after firing.

The Common Lightning Gauntlet.png Lightning Gauntlet also has an additional mana recharging delay, due to its unusually rapid fire rate.

Projectiles can collide with both opponents and teammates alike. However, only Spells & Sorceries the caster is capable of self-inflicting, can afflict their teammates.

Due to how the game calculates the trajectory of projectiles with respect to the crosshair, there is a special rule in place for very fast projectiles:

"For targets closer than 10 meters, the Ice Lance and Lightning Bolt projectiles will only hit the target if the player's crosshair was directly over their hitbox upon firing."

This means that projectiles will always miss or pass through the target if the crosshair wasn't aimed directly at them. The rule doesn't apply for distances above 10 meters, nor for other Spells.

Elemental Interactions[edit | edit source]

The following table lists all elemental interactions between Spells & Sorceries. Hover over keywords to read their effects.

All the elemental interactions listed are universal. This means that anyone can affect and interact with the elements the same regardless of who they originated from.

Sorceries
Spells
Ice
            [Flash Freeze]            
Lightning
            [Lightning Strike]            
Fire
            [Flamewall]            
Toxic
            [Toxic Cloud]            
Stone
            [Boulderfall]            
Wind
            [Tornado]            
Ice

[Ice Lance]

Flash Freeze refreezes water puddles into Ice Puddles.
Freezing a player by any means grants them freeze immunity for 5 seconds.

Ice Lance shots can collide with oneanother.

Lightning Strike electrifies water and Ice Puddles, Steam Puddles and blocks of ice, shocking nearby players. The Flamewall cannot be spawned inside Flash Freeze.

Each part of the wall and Flame Puddles can block one Ice Lance shot before being extinguished. Similarly, Ice Lance also extinguishes Fireballs, melting in the process.

Toxic Cloud turns into a big block of ice upon getting hit by Ice Lance or landing in the Flash Freeze zone. If a player is caught inside the cloud as this happens, it rids of the cloud and creates an Ice Mist instead. Boulderfall will freeze solid upon blocking Ice Lance shots or by traveling into a Flash Freeze zone, making it create an Ice Mist on impact.

Boulderfall can also create them by shattering Ice Puddles and ice blocks.

The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Ice Lance shots heavily.

It also removes water and Ice Puddles as well as Ice Mists in its radius.

Lightning

[Lightning Bolt]

Lightning Bolts electrify water and Ice Puddles on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one.

Hitting Steam Puddles or small blocks of ice electrifies a radius around them, shocking nearby players. The bolts can block Ice Lance.

The edge of Flash Freeze blocks Lightning Bolts.

Shocking a player by any means grants them shock immunity for 5 seconds. Lightning Bolt passes through the Flamewall. Lightning Bolt is blocked by and electrifies Toxic Cloud, including the projectile mid-flight, shocking nearby players in a 10 m radius and extending its duration by 5 seconds.

It also electrifies Toxic Puddles on contact with them directly or a player standing on one.

Boulderfall can block Lightning Bolts. The Tornado's gravity doesn't affect the trajectory of Lightning Bolts.

If hit directly it absorbs them, electrifying the Tornado and shocking anyone inside its vortex.

Fire

[Fireball]

Fireballs turn Ice Puddles into Steam Puddles on direct contact with the puddle or a player standing on one. They can also break ice blocks.

The Flamewall and Fireball extinguish upon hitting these puddles directly.

Flash Freeze extinguishes all ground fires and turns Steam Puddles into small ice blocks. If a player is caught inside the steam it turns into Ice Mist instead.

The edge of the zone blocks Fireballs.

Using Lightning Strike near a Flamewall will redirect the lightning to it. Fireball passes through the Flame Puddles and the Flamewall.

Fireballs can collide with oneanother.

On contact with fire Toxic Cloud ignites into a large explosion of Dragonfire that lasts 0.5 seconds. The explosion clears fires.

Firing the projectile through fire will ignite it upon landing.

Fireball will also turn Toxic Puddles into Dragonfire on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one. The fire will spread to other nearby connected Toxic Puddles.

Boulderfall can be set ablaze by blocking Fireballs, causing it to leave a large Flame Puddle when it hits the ground. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Fireballs heavily.
If hit directly it absorbs them, and ignites into a Fire Tornado, dealing damage in a wide area of effect, but losing its power to pull.

If hit directly it absorbs them, and ignites into a Fire Tornado.

If toxified, the Tornado explodes vertically.

Toxic

[Toxic Spray]

Toxic Spray turns water and Ice Puddles into Toxic Puddles on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one.

Steam Puddles turn into small Toxic Clouds instead. Streams can also block Ice Lance.

Flash Freeze turns Toxic Puddles into unharmful Toxic Ice Puddles, which can be ignited into Dragonfire.

Toxic Spray streams pass through the zone, but turn into icicles that no longer apply Corrosion.

Toxic Spray carries electricity to its puddles if fired through lightning, shocking players that touch them. The projectiles can also block Lightning Bolts.

Lightning Strike electrifies Toxic Puddles and Toxic Clouds, shocking nearby players in a 10 m radius.

Flame Puddles and the Flamewall can block an unlimited amount of Toxic Spray shots, turning into Dragonfire.

Toxic Spray is blocked by Fireballs.

Toxic Spray can fire through a Toxic Cloud. Boulderfall can block Toxic Spray and collide with the Toxic Cloud projectile.

Removes Toxic Puddles on impact.

The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Toxic Spray heavily.

It dissipates the Toxic Cloud projectile, as well as any Toxic Mists, puddles or clouds in its radius.

Toxifying the Tornado turns it into a Toxic Whirlwind, dealing toxic damage near the ground while maintaining its power to pull.
Toxifying the Tornado turns it into a Toxic Whirlwind.

If ignited, the Tornado explodes vertically.

Stone

[Shockwave]

Shockwave smashes Ice Puddles and blocks, creating Ice Mists in their place. Also removes water puddles, but not Steam Puddles. With perfect timing, Lightning Strike can stop Shockwave in its tracks. Shockwave passes through the Flamewall and Flame Puddles, leaving a fire trail along its path.

Shockwave can block Fireballs.

Shockwave removes Toxic Puddles from the ground, but not Toxic Clouds. Both Shockwaves & Boulders can collide with oneanother. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Boulderfall heavily, but not the Shockwave.
Wind

[Wind Shear]

Wind Shear shatters Ice Puddles, creating Ice Mists in their place. Also removes water and Steam Puddles, but doesn't affect ice blocks.

The edge of Flash Freeze blocks Wind Shears.

Wind Shear carries electricity if fired through lightning, shocking players on impact.

Lightning Strike will hit a player no matter how high up in the air they are.

Wind Shear passes through and extinguishes an unlimited amount of Flame Puddles and parts of the Flamewall.

Similarly, it also passes through and extinguishes Fireballs.

Wind Shear can affect the Toxic Cloud projectile's trajectory.

Wind Shear will also completely dissipate the cloud after five hits, or immediately if the projectile lands on it.

Wind Shear creates a Toxic Mist on impact if fired through toxic, as well as on contact with a Toxic Puddle or a player standing on one.

Boulderfall can block Wind Shear, causing it to either lose or gain momentum, allowing it to be pushed further than usual. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Wind Shears slightly. Wind Shears can collide with oneanother.
Sorceries
Spells
Ice
            [Flash Freeze]            
Lightning
            [Lightning Strike]            
Fire
            [Flamewall]            
Toxic
            [Toxic Cloud]            
Stone
            [Boulderfall]            
Wind
            [Tornado]            
Ice

[Ice Lance]

Flash Freeze refreezes water puddles into Ice Puddles.
Freezing a player by any means grants them freeze immunity for 5 seconds.

Ice Lance shots can collide with oneanother.

Lightning Strike electrifies water and Ice Puddles, Steam Puddles and blocks of ice, shocking nearby players. The Flamewall cannot be spawned inside Flash Freeze.

Each part of the wall and Flame Puddles can block one Ice Lance shot before being extinguished. Similarly, Ice Lance also extinguishes Fireballs, melting in the process.

Toxic Cloud turns into a big block of ice upon getting hit by Ice Lance or landing in the Flash Freeze zone. If a player is caught inside the cloud as this happens, it rids of the cloud and creates an Ice Mist instead. Boulderfall will freeze solid upon blocking Ice Lance shots or by traveling into a Flash Freeze zone, making it create an Ice Mist on impact.

Boulderfall can also create them by shattering Ice Puddles and ice blocks.

The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Ice Lance shots heavily.

It also removes water and Ice Puddles as well as Ice Mists in its radius.

Lightning

[Lightning Bolt]

Lightning Bolts electrify water and Ice Puddles on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one.

Hitting Steam Puddles or small blocks of ice electrifies a radius around them, shocking nearby players. The bolts can block Ice Lance.

The edge of Flash Freeze blocks Lightning Bolts.

Shocking a player by any means grants them shock immunity for 5 seconds. Lightning Bolt passes through the Flamewall. Lightning Bolt is blocked by and electrifies Toxic Cloud, including the projectile mid-flight, shocking nearby players in a 10 m radius and extending its duration by 5 seconds.

It also electrifies Toxic Puddles on contact with them directly or a player standing on one.

Boulderfall can block Lightning Bolts. The Tornado's gravity doesn't affect the trajectory of Lightning Bolts.

If hit directly it absorbs them, electrifying the Tornado and shocking anyone inside its vortex.

Fire

[Fireball]

Fireballs turn Ice Puddles into Steam Puddles on direct contact with the puddle or a player standing on one. They can also break ice blocks.

The Flamewall and Fireball extinguish upon hitting these puddles directly.

Flash Freeze extinguishes all ground fires and turns Steam Puddles into small ice blocks. If a player is caught inside the steam it turns into Ice Mist instead.

The edge of the zone blocks Fireballs.

Using Lightning Strike near a Flamewall will redirect the lightning to it. Fireball passes through the Flame Puddles and the Flamewall.

Fireballs can collide with oneanother.

On contact with fire Toxic Cloud ignites into a large explosion of Dragonfire that lasts 0.5 seconds. The explosion clears fires.

Firing the projectile through fire will ignite it upon landing.

Fireball will also turn Toxic Puddles into Dragonfire on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one. The fire will spread to other nearby connected Toxic Puddles.

Boulderfall can be set ablaze by blocking Fireballs, causing it to leave a large Flame Puddle when it hits the ground. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Fireballs heavily.
If hit directly it absorbs them, and ignites into a Fire Tornado, dealing damage in a wide area of effect, but losing its power to pull.

If hit directly it absorbs them, and ignites into a Fire Tornado.

If toxified, the Tornado explodes vertically.

Toxic

[Toxic Spray]

Toxic Spray turns water and Ice Puddles into Toxic Puddles on contact with the puddle or a player standing on one.

Steam Puddles turn into small Toxic Clouds instead. Streams can also block Ice Lance.

Flash Freeze turns Toxic Puddles into unharmful Toxic Ice Puddles, which can be ignited into Dragonfire.

Toxic Spray streams pass through the zone, but turn into icicles that no longer apply Corrosion.

Toxic Spray carries electricity to its puddles if fired through lightning, shocking players that touch them. The projectiles can also block Lightning Bolts.

Lightning Strike electrifies Toxic Puddles and Toxic Clouds, shocking nearby players in a 10 m radius.

Flame Puddles and the Flamewall can block an unlimited amount of Toxic Spray shots, turning into Dragonfire.

Toxic Spray is blocked by Fireballs.

Toxic Spray can fire through a Toxic Cloud. Boulderfall can block Toxic Spray and collide with the Toxic Cloud projectile.

Removes Toxic Puddles on impact.

The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Toxic Spray heavily.

It dissipates the Toxic Cloud projectile, as well as any Toxic Mists, puddles or clouds in its radius.

Toxifying the Tornado turns it into a Toxic Whirlwind, dealing toxic damage near the ground while maintaining its power to pull.
Toxifying the Tornado turns it into a Toxic Whirlwind.

If ignited, the Tornado explodes vertically.

Stone

[Shockwave]

Shockwave smashes Ice Puddles and blocks, creating Ice Mists in their place. Also removes water puddles, but not Steam Puddles. With perfect timing, Lightning Strike can stop Shockwave in its tracks. Shockwave passes through the Flamewall and Flame Puddles, leaving a fire trail along its path.

Shockwave can block Fireballs.

Shockwave removes Toxic Puddles from the ground, but not Toxic Clouds. Both Shockwaves & Boulders can collide with oneanother. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Boulderfall heavily, but not the Shockwave.
Wind

[Wind Shear]

Wind Shear shatters Ice Puddles, creating Ice Mists in their place. Also removes water and Steam Puddles, but doesn't affect ice blocks.

The edge of Flash Freeze blocks Wind Shears.

Wind Shear carries electricity if fired through lightning, shocking players on impact.

Lightning Strike will hit a player no matter how high up in the air they are.

Wind Shear passes through and extinguishes an unlimited amount of Flame Puddles and parts of the Flamewall.

Similarly, it also passes through and extinguishes Fireballs.

Wind Shear can affect the Toxic Cloud projectile's trajectory.

Wind Shear will also completely dissipate the cloud after five hits, or immediately if the projectile lands on it.

Wind Shear creates a Toxic Mist on impact if fired through toxic, as well as on contact with a Toxic Puddle or a player standing on one.

Boulderfall can block Wind Shear, causing it to either lose or gain momentum, allowing it to be pushed further than usual. The Tornado's gravity affects the trajectory of Wind Shears slightly. Wind Shears can collide with oneanother.
Footnotes
  • Steam Puddle: Clouds vision.
  • Ice Puddle: Accelerates the player to a fixed high movement speed. Doesn't stack with Run Speed.
  • Ice Mist: Slows movement & casting speed for up to 50% slow over 1.5 seconds, then become Frozen.
  • Shock: Prevents player from casting. | 2 second duration
  • Corrosion: 4 DPS (4 per tick) to armor only. | 3 second duration
  • Toxic Whirlwind: Deals 12 DPS (6 per tick), applies Corrosion and pulls players towards its vortex.
  • Toxic Mist: Deals 12 DPS (6 per tick) and applies Corrosion.
  • Toxic Puddle: Deals 12 DPS (6 per tick) and slows movement speed by 50%. | 15 second duration
  • Dragonfire: 40 DPS (20 per tick).
  • Ignite: 5 DPS (5 per tick) | 3 second duration
  • Fire Tornado: 15 DPS (7.5 per tick).
  • Flame Puddle: 12 DPS (6 per tick) | 6 second duration
  • Fireball & Boulderfall explosions deal 50% & 25% friendly fire damage respectively.

See also[edit | edit source]

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