Overview[edit | edit source]

Fiery Melee allows you to attack with fire, and even conjure up flaming melee weapons. Fiery Melee powers tend to set foes ablaze for added damage over time. It is a Tanker secondary power set and a Brute primary power set in City of Villains, and as of Issue 12, a Scrapper primary powerset in City of Heroes.

Power Tables[edit | edit source]

Brute[edit | edit source]

Fiery Melee is available as a primary set for Brutes. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
FieryFray TargetedLightMelee.png Scorch 1 Melee, Minor Damage(Fire)
FieryFray FireSword.png Fire Sword 1 Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray Scorch.png Cremate 2 Melee, High Damage(Smashing/Fire)
FieryFray FollowUp.png Build Up 6 Self +Damage, +To-Hit
FieryFray Incinerate.png Incinerate 8 Melee, High Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray WillOWisp.png Taunt 12 Ranged(Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Taunt
FieryFray BreathingFire.png Breath of Fire 18 Close(Cone), Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray FireSwordCircle.png Fire Sword Circle 26 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray GreaterFireSword.png Greater Fire Sword 32 Melee, Superior Damage(Fire/Lethal)

Scrapper[edit | edit source]

As of Issue 12, Fiery Melee is available as a primary set for Scrappers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
FieryFray TargetedLightMelee.png Scorch 1 Melee, Minor Damage(Fire)
FieryFray FireSword.png Fire Sword 1 Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray Scorch.png Cremate 2 Melee, High Damage(Smashing/Fire)
FieryFray FollowUp.png Build Up 6 Self +Damage, +To-Hit
FieryFray BreathingFire.png Breath of Fire 8 Close(Cone), Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray WillOWisp.png Confront 12 Ranged, Foe Taunt
FieryFray FireSwordCircle.png Fire Sword Circle 18 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray Incinerate.png Incinerate 26 Melee, High Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray GreaterFireSword.png Greater Fire Sword 32 Melee, Superior Damage(Fire/Lethal)

Tanker[edit | edit source]

Fiery Melee is available as a secondary set for Tankers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
FieryFray TargetedLightMelee.png Scorch 1 Melee, Minor Damage(Fire)
FieryFray FireSword.png Fire Sword 2 Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray Combustion.png Combustion 4 Point Blank Area of Effect, Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray WillOWisp.png Taunt 10 Ranged(Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Taunt
FieryFray BreathingFire.png Breath of Fire 16 Close (Cone), Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray FollowUp.png Build Up 20 Self +Damage, +To-Hit
FieryFray FireSwordCircle.png Fire Sword Circle 28 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Fire/Lethal)
FieryFray Incinerate.png Incinerate 35 Melee, High Damage over Time(Fire)
FieryFray GreaterFireSword.png Greater Fire Sword 38 Melee, Superior Damage(Fire/Lethal)

Powers[edit | edit source]

The following are powers in the Fiery Melee powerset.

FieryFray BreathingFire.png Breath of Fire[edit | edit source]

This allows you to spew fire from your mouth, burning all foes within its narrow cone. This is a very accurate attack that can deal good damage at a close range.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 18 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 8 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 16 (Tanker)
Effects Close (Cone)
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 Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray FollowUp.png Build Up[edit | edit source]

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increases your chance to hit.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 6 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 6 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 20 (Tanker)
Effects Self +Damage, +To-Hit
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

FieryFray Combustion.png Combustion[edit | edit source]

Your mastery of fire allows you to violently raise the temperature around yourself in an attempt to spontaneously combust any nearby foes and set them ablaze, dealing damage over time.

This power not only available to Brutes or Scrappers.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Fire)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 4 (Tanker)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt

FieryFray WillOWisp.png Confront[edit | edit source]

Challenges a foe to attack you. Useful to pull a villain off an ally who finds himself in over his head.

This power is not only available to Brutes or Tankers.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper.png 12 (Scrapper)
Effects Ranged
Foe Taunt
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt.png Taunt

FieryFray Scorch.png Cremate[edit | edit source]

A slow but devastating attack. Cremate clobbers your foes with a massive two-handed fiery smash that leaves your foe set on fire.

This power is not available to Tankers.

Damage High Damage(Smashing/Fire)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 2 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 2 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute only)

FieryFray FireSword.png Fire Sword[edit | edit source]

Through concentration, you can create a sword of fire that sets foes ablaze. Successful attacks from the Fire Sword will ignite your target, dealing damage over time.

Damage Moderate(Fire/Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 1 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 2 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray FireSwordCircle.png Fire Sword Circle[edit | edit source]

Mastery of your Fire Sword has enabled you to make an attack on every foe within melee distance. This will slash and burn your enemies, dealing moderate damage and setting them ablaze.

Damage Moderate(Fire/Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 26 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 18 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 28 (Tanker)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray GreaterFireSword.png Greater Fire Sword[edit | edit source]

Your mastery of fire allows you to create an enhanced sword of fire that can set foes ablaze. Successful attacks from the Greater Fire Sword will ignite your target, dealing damage over time.

Damage Superior Damage(Fire/Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 32 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 32 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 38 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray Incinerate.png Incinerate[edit | edit source]

Intense concentration can allow you to incinerate an opponent. This will set your foe ablaze, dealing very high damage over a short time.

Damage High Damage over Time(Fire)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 8 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 26 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray TargetedLightMelee.png Scorch[edit | edit source]

This power engulfs your hands in flames, and can ignite the target of your scorching attack. Once on fire, the target will suffer damage over time.

Damage Minor(Fire)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 1 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 1 (Tanker)
Effects Melee
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Taunt.png Taunt (Brute/Tanker only)

FieryFray WillOWisp.png Taunt[edit | edit source]

Taunt foes to attack you. Useful to pull enemies off allies and keep them attacking you to raise your fury.

This power is not available to Scrappers.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute.png 12 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 10 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged(Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Taunt
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt.png Taunt

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