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Overview[]

Energy Blast allows you to hurl bolts of energy at your foes, and can often send them flying with Knockback. It is a primary power set for Blasters, Corruptors and Sentinels, and a secondary power set for Defenders.

Power Table[]

The Energy Blast powerset is available as a primary set for Blasters, Corruptors and Sentinels, or as a secondary set for Defenders. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Blasters/Corruptors/Defenders:[]

Power Level as Primary Level as Secondary Effect
PowerBlast PowerBolts.png Power Bolt 1 1 Ranged, Minor Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast PowerBlast.png Power Blast 1 2 Ranged, Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast EnergyTorrent.png Energy Torrent 2 4 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast PowerBurst.png Power Burst 6 10 Close, High Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast SniperBlast.png Sniper Blast 8 16 Sniper, Extreme Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast Aim.png Aim 12 20 Self +To-Hit, +Damage
PowerBlast PowerPush.png Power Push 18 28 Ranged, Minor Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe High Knockback
PowerBlast Explosion.png Explosive Blast 26 35 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast NovaBlast.png Nova 32 38 Point Blank Area of Effect, Extreme Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback, Self -Recovery

Sentinels:[]

Power Level as Primary Level as Secondary Effect
PowerBlast PowerBolts.png Power Bolt 1 1 Ranged, Minor Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast PowerBlast.png Power Blast 1 2 Ranged, Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast EnergyTorrent.png Energy Torrent 2 4 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast PowerBurst.png Power Burst 6 10 Close, High Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast Aim.png Aim 8 16 Self +To-Hit, +Damage
PowerBlast PowerPush.png Power Push 12 20 Ranged, Minor Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe High Knockback
PowerBlast Explosion.png Explosive Blast 18 28 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Moderate Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback
Focused power bolt2.png Focused Power Bolt 26 35 Superior DMG (Energy/Smash), Foe Knockback
PowerBlast NovaBlast.png Nova 32 38 Point Blank Area of Effect, Extreme Damage(Energy/Smashing), Foe Knockback, Self -Recovery

Powers[]

The following are powers in the Energy Blast powerset.

PowerBlast Aim.png Aim[]

Greatly increases the chance to hit of your attacks for a few seconds. Slightly increases damage.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 12 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 12 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 20 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 8 (Sentinel)
Effects Self +To-Hit, +Damage
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO ToHit Buffs.png To Hit Buffs

PowerBlast EnergyTorrent.png Energy Torrent[]

Energy Torrent unleashes a cone of powerful energy that can smash foes and possibly send them flying.

Damage Moderate(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 2 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 2 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 4 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 2 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged(Cone)
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast Explosion.png Explosive Blast[]

You hurl a blast of charged energy that violently explodes on impact, damaging all foes near the target. Explosive Blast may also knock targets back.

Damage Blasters/Sentinels/Corruptors: Moderate, Defenders: Minor(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 26 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 26 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 35 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 18 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged(Targetted Area of Effect)
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

Focused power bolt2.png Focused Power Bolt[]

A focused and very accurate blast that deals extreme damage.

Damage Superior
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Sentinel logo.png 26 (Sentinel)
Effects Superior DMG (Energy/Smash)
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast NovaBlast.png Nova[]

You can explode in a tremendous blast of energy, sending nearby foes flying. The Nova deals massive damage to all nearby foes, although the damage does vary. However, activating this power leaves you drained of Endurance, and unable to recover any Endurance for a while.

Damage Extreme(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 32 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 32 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 38 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 32 (Sentinel)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe Knockback
Self -Recovery
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

Note that only Endurance recovery over time is temporarily halted. A hero or villain can still recover Endurance with Inspirations and with powers that transfer some, such as Transference.

PowerBlast PowerBlast.png Power Blast[]

A much more powerful, yet slower version of Power Bolt. Power Blast sends a focused beam of energy at a foe that can knock him back.

Damage Moderate(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 1 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 1 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 2 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 1 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast PowerBolts.png Power Bolt[]

A quick attack that rapidly hurls small bolts of energy at foes, sometimes knocking them down. Fast, but little damage.

Damage Minor(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 1 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 1 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 1 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 1 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast PowerBurst.png Power Burst[]

A short range, but devastating attack. Power Burst unleashes a massive amount of energy dealing very high damage at a short distance. The impact from this burst often knocks back most foes.

Damage High(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 6 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 6 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 10 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 6 (Sentinel)
Effects Close
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast PowerPush.png Power Push[]

This ranged attack deals little damage, but sends the target flying for a great distance.

Damage Minor(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 18 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 18 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 28 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 12 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged
Foe High Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

PowerBlast SniperBlast.png Sniper Blast[]

A focused blast that can travel great distances with high Accuracy. This is a sniper attack, and is best fired from a distance, as it can be interrupted. Sniper Blast may knock targets backwards.

Damage Extreme(Energy/Smashing)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 8 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 8 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 16 (Defender)
Effects Sniper
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Interrupt Time.png Reduce Interrupt Time
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Interrupt.png Sniper Attacks
IO Knockback.png Knockback

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