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Overview Edit

Thorny Assault is one of the powersets. It is a Dominator secondary powerset in City of Villains.

Thorns protrude from your body and can deal damage in melee or at range. Thorns are hollow and inject toxin that deals additional toxic damage and can weaken your enemy's defense. Very few foes have resistance to thorn toxins.

Power Tables Edit

Dominator Edit

The Thorny Assault powerset is available as a secondary set for Dominators. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
ThornyAssault Darts Thorny Darts 1 Ranged, Minor Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense
ThornyAssault Skewer Skewer 2 Melee, Moderate Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense
ThornyAssault FlingThorns Fling Thorns 4 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense
ThornyAssault Impale Impale 10 Ranged, Moderate Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic), Foe: Immobilize -Defense -Speed -Fly -Jump
ThornyAssault Aim Aim 16 Self: +Accuracy +Damage
ThornyAssault ThornBurst Thorn Burst 20 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense
ThornyAssault Thorntrops Thorntrops 28 Ranged (Location Area of Effect), Minor Damage over Time(Lethal), Foe: -Speed
ThornyAssault Ripper Ripper 35 Melee (Cone), High Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense, Knockback, -Speed
ThornyAssault ThornBarrage Thorn Barrage 38 Close, High Damage(Lethal), Damage over Time(Toxic) Foe: -Defense

Powers Edit

The following are powers in the Thorny Assault powerset.

ThornyAssault Aim Aim Edit

Greatly increases the Accuracy of your attacks for a few seconds. Slightly increases damage.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 16 (Dominator)
Effects Self: +Accuracy +Damage
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs Enhance ToHit Buff

ThornyAssault FlingThorns Fling Thorns Edit

You can throw dozens of Thorns in a wide cone in front of you, impaling foes caught within the area. These Thorns deals moderate damage, and poisons any targets it hits. Thorn poison deals additional toxic damage and can reduce your foes' defense.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 4 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories Targeted AoE Damage, Defense DeBuff

ThornyAssault Impale Impale Edit

You can throw a small cluster of large Thorns at a targeted foe. These Thorns carry a large amount of the toxin. In addition to dealing toxic damage, a successful attack can slow a target, preventing running, jumping or flying. Most foes will likely be completely immobilized, unable to run.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 10 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged, Foe: Immobilize
Foe: -Defense -Speed -Fly -Jump
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Slow powers Enhance Slow
TO Training Immobilization Duration Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories Immobilize, Slow Movement, Defense DeBuff, Ranged Damage

ThornyAssault Ripper Ripper Edit

You can unleash a spectacular slashing maneuver that attacks all foes in a wide arc directly in front of you. Ripper deals massive damage and poisons multiple targets. It can even knock foes down. Thorn poison deals additional toxic damage and can reduce your foes defense.

Damage High Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 35 (Dominator)
Effects Melee (Cone)
Foe: -Defense, Knockback, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage

ThornyAssault Skewer Skewer Edit

You lunge forward with this melee attack and Skewer your foe with the large thorn on your arm. Deals moderate damage and poisons your foe. Poison from the thorns deals additional toxic damage and can reduce your foes defense.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 2 (Dominator)
Effects Melee, Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage

ThornyAssault ThornBarrage Thorn Barrage Edit

A short range, but devastating attack. Thorn Barrage unleashes your Thorns at high velocity causing severe damage at close range. Although these Thorns only travel a short distance, their impact can knock most foes on their back. Thorn poison deals additional toxic damage and can reduce your foes defense.

Damage High Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 38 (Dominator)
Effects Close, Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage

ThornyAssault ThornBurst Thorn Burst Edit

You can explode dozens of Thorns in all directions around you. These Thorns only travel a short distance, but they can deal moderate damage and poison any target close to you. Toxic damage from the thorns can reduce the Defense of affected foes.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 20 (Dominator)
Effects Melee (Point Blank Area of Effect)
Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage

ThornyAssault Thorntrops Thorntrops Edit

You fling dozens of Thorns into the ground at a targeted location. The small Thorns pepper the ground over a large area. Any enemy that pass over the Thorntrops will be forced to move at a slower rate. They will also take some trivial lethal damage over time.

Damage Minor Damage over Time(Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 28 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Location Area of Effect)
Foe: -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Slow powers Enhance Slow
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage

ThornyAssault Darts Thorny Darts Edit

Hurls small Thorny Darts at your foes. Thorny Darts deal moderate damage. Poison from the Darts deals additional toxic damage and can reduce your foes defense.

Damage Minor Damage(Lethal)
Damage over Time(Toxic)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator 1 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged, Foe:-Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories Ranged Damage, Defense DeBuff

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