This stance combines some of the elements from the bruiser's primary offensive and defensive stances, granting increased physical damage mitigation, deflection and offense skill, and a chance to deal heat damage with every successful melee hit.
Casting 0.5 seconds
Duration Until Cancelled
On a melee hit this spell may cast Engulf on target of attack. Triggers about 1.0 times per minute.
Inflicts (X) heat damage on target
Caster will deflect (Y)% of incoming attacks
Increases Parry of caster by (Z)
Increases Deflection, Slashing, Piercing, Crushing and Ranged of caster by (Z)
Increases Mitigation of caster vs noxious damage by (A)
Increases the caster's effectiveness of worn armor vs physical damage by 13%
Bruising Spell Line
I II III IV
44 58 71 81
Spell Effects by Spell Rank
Inflicts (X) heat damage
Deflects (Y)% of incoming attacks
Incr Parry/Defl/Slash/Pierce/Crush/Ranged by (Z)
Increase noxious mitigation by (A)
Gray cells correspond to unavailable ranks of the spell. Effect values for this spell are modified by the player's Strength.
Only the amount of heat damage inflicted is modified by the Bruiser's Strength
The above heat damage amounts (?, 286-477, 312-520, 364-607, ?) are with STR 50 (no worn armor or items, no buffs and no AAs)