Spell Icon Chaos Combustion Rk. II  

Description

1: Decrease Hitpoints by 1882 to 3764 (random)

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Mana: 431 Skill: Evocation
Casting Time: 0.75 Recast Time: 4
Fizzle Time: 1.5 Resist: Fire
Resist Adjust: -50 Range: 200
Location: Any Time of Day: Any
Fizzle Adj: 116 Deletable: No
Interruptable: Yes Target Type: Single
Spell Type: Detrimental Category: Dir. Dmg [Magic]
Source: Live 12/12

Messages

Cast on you: You are consumed in chaotic ethereal fire.
Cast on other: Soandso is consumed in chaotic ethereal fire.

Game Description

Evokes a potent magical flame to strike your target, inflicting between 1882 and @1 damage.

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Quick Facts

  • Scroll:
    1. Spell: Chaos Combustion Rk. II
  • Classes:
    Wizard level 84

    Duration:
    Instant
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    Formula
    # Dec 31 2017 at 11:16 PM Rating: Excellent
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    103 posts
    Chaos Combustion Rk II
    Runic Spell Tablet
    Ro's Ink Additive
    Ink of Pain
    Arcane Thickener
    Quill of the Arcanist

    Trivial - 444
    Made in a Spell Research Kit
    Comparison with Wildmagic Blast Rk. II
    # May 26 2012 at 1:57 PM Rating: Good
    I like to keep one fast-casting low-mana nuke on hand to weave into my bigger nukes, so I can vary my efficiency on the fly. Sometimes it's good to have two of them up, in which case I'd use this and Wildmagic Blast Rk. II (being parked as I am at L85 for AAs). When I only want one of them, which is the best bang for the buck? Cast times are the same, so I'm going to look at average damage as a surrogate for average DPS when used in a rotation (e.g. when excluding recast time considerations), as well as average damage per mana (DPM).

    Chaos Combustion Rk. II
    Assuming "Decrease Hitpoints by 1882 to 3764 (random)" is an even distribution:
    1882 + (3764-1882)/2 = 2823
    Avg. damage = 2823
    2823/431 ~= 6.55
    DPM = 6.55

    Wildmagic Blast Rk. II
    1: 35% Chance to trigger: Chaos Combustion Rk. II (see above)
    0.35 * 2823 = 988.05
    2: 35% Chance to trigger: Claw of Gorenaire Rk. II (1: Decrease Hitpoints by 2724)
    0.35 * 2724 = 953.4
    3: 30% Chance to trigger: Pure Wildmagic Rk. II (1: Decrease Hitpoints by 4866)
    0.30 * 4866 = 1459.8
    988.05 + 953.4 + 1459.8 = 3401.25
    Avg. damage = 3401
    3401.25/388 ~= 8.77
    DPM = 8.77

    So it's pretty clear that Wildmagic Blast is superior. However, tweaking the math for my 5/5 Ro's Flaming Familiar, there's an extra 35% fire damage and nothing on the magic or cold components of WMB. So the math becomes:

    Chaos Combustion Rk. II
    1882 + (3764-1882)/2 = 2823
    2823 * 1.35 = 3811
    Avg. damage = 3811
    3811/431 ~= 8.84
    DPM = 8.84

    Wildmagic Blast Rk. II
    0.35 * 2823 * 1.35 ~= 1333.9
    1333.9 + 953.4 + 1459.8 ~= 3747.1
    Avg. damage = 3747
    3747/388 ~= 9.66
    DPM = 9.66

    Which means Chaos Combustion has a slight edge in damage output, and almost catches up in mana efficiency. Of course I didn't factor in the resist mods, which are -50 for SVF/SFC, whereas the magic component of WMB has a -250 SVM mod. Personally I'll stick with Wildmagic Blast when I only want one high-efficiency spell in my rotation.

    Edited, May 26th 2012 3:58pm by UnholyCzars

    Edited, Jun 2nd 2012 12:09am by UnholyCzars
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