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Overview Edit

Willpower is a Resistance powerset that was added in Issue 11. It is available to all five melee Archetypes, primary for Tankers, secondary for Scrappers, Brutes, Stalkers, and Sentinels. A video of this set in action is available from the Official movie page.

Willpower relies heavily on passive powers, with little in the way of flashy animations, to represent the stereotypical "tough guy". The set offers decent resistance to smashing, lethal, psi and toxic damage, as well as poor resistance but decent defense to fire, cold, energy and negative energy. The set also offers a taunt aura called "Rise to the Challenge" that raises regeneration for every enemy in melee.

You aren't Invulnerable. Bullets don't bounce off of you, and if you are cut, you bleed. You are, however, tough, grizzled and strong willed. It takes more than a little cut to keep you down! Willpower offers a strong balance of healing, damage resistance and defense. While you have no real vulnerabilities, you can't quite deal with 'alpha strikes' as well as some other protective powers.

Power Tables Edit

Tankers, Brutes, and Scrappers Edit

The Willpower powerset is available as a primary for Tankers, and as a secondary for Brutes and Scrappers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level as Primary Level as Secondary Effect
Willpower HighPainTolerance High Pain Tolerance 1 1 Auto: Self +Resistance (All) +MaxHealth
Willpower MindOverBody Mind Over Body 1 2 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Lethal, Smashing, Psionic)
Willpower FastHealing Fast Healing 2 4 Auto: Self +Regeneration
Willpower IndomitableWill Indomitable Will 6 10 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, Knockback) +Defense (Psionics)
Willpower RiseToTheChallenge Rise to the Challenge 8 16 Toggle: Self +Regneration(Special) Foe -ToHit +Taunt
Willpower QuickRecovery Quick Recovery 12 20 Auto: Self +Recovery
Willpower HeightenedSenses Heightened Senses 18 28 Toggle: Self +Perception +Defense (Cold, Fire, Energy, Negative) +Resist(Defense Debuffs)
Willpower Resurgence Resurgence 26 35 Self +Resurrect +Special
Willpower StrengthOfWill Strength of Will 32 38 Self +Resistance(Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, All Damage?)

Stalker Edit

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

Power Level Effect
Willpower Hide Hide 1 Toggle: Self Stealth, +Defense(Melee, Ranged, Area of Effect)
Willpower HighPainTolerance High Pain Tolerance 2 Auto: Self +Resistance (All) +MaxHealth
Willpower Reconstruction Reconstruction 4 Self Heal, +Resistance(Toxic)
Willpower MindOverBody Mind Over Body 10 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Lethal, Smashing, Psionic)
Willpower IndomitableWill Indomitable Will 16 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, Knockback) +Defense (Psionics)
Willpower HeightenedSenses Heightened Senses 20 Toggle: Self +Perception +Defense (Cold, Fire, Energy, Negative) +Resist(Defense Debuffs)
Willpower FastHealing Fast Healing 28 Auto: Self +Regeneration
Willpower Resurgence Resurgence 35 Self +Resurrect +Special
Willpower StrengthOfWill Strength of Will 38 Self +Resistance(Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, All Damage?)

Sentinel Edit

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

Power Level Effect
Willpower HighPainTolerance High Pain Tolerance 1 Auto: Self +Resistance (All) +MaxHealth
Willpower MindOverBody Mind Over Body 2 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Lethal, Smashing, Psionic)
Willpower FastHealing Fast Healing 4 Auto: Self +Regeneration
Willpower IndomitableWill Indomitable Will 10 Toggle: Self +Resistance (Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, Knockback) +Defense (Psionics)
Willpower RiseToTheChallenge Up to the Challenge 16 Toggle: Self +Regen
Willpower QuickRecovery Quick Recovery 20 Auto: Self +Recovery
Willpower HeightenedSenses Heightened Senses 28 Toggle: Self +Perception +Defense (Cold, Fire, Energy, Negative) +Resist(Defense Debuffs)
Willpower Resurgence Resurgence 35 Self +Resurrect +Special
Willpower StrengthOfWill Strength of Will 38 Self +Resistance(Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, All Damage?)

Powers Edit

Willpower FastHealing Fast Healing Edit

You heal Hit Points at a faster rate than normal. This power is always on.

Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 4 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 4 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 2 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 28 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 4 (Sentinel)
Effects Auto: Self +Regeneration
Enhancements TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
Set Categories IO Healing Healing

Willpower HeightenedSenses Heightened Senses Edit

You become more aware of your environment and its hazards while this power is activated. This will increase your Defense versus environmental damage as long as it is active. Your Heightened Senses also allow you to perceive stealthy foes and resist Defense Debuffs.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 28 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 28 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 18 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 20 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 28 (Sentinel)
Effects Toggle: Self +Defense(Smash, Lethal, Fire, Cold)
Self +Defense (Energy, Negative)
Self +Perception
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff Enhance Defense Buffs
Set Categories IO Defense Buff Defense

Willpower Hide Hide Edit

Hide makes you almost impossible to detect. When properly 'Hidden', a Stalker can pull off Critical hits with his attacks, and even land a massive 'Assassins Strike' with an Assassins power. When you attack or are damaged while using this power, you will be discovered. Even if discovered, you are hard to see and retain some bonus to Defense. Unlike most stealth powers, Hide can be used at the same time as other Concealment powers, giving you even greater stealth capability. No Endurance Cost.

Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker 1 (Stalker)
Effects Toggle: Self Stealth, +Defense(Melee, Ranged, AoE)
Enhancements TO Training Defense Buff Enhance Defense Buffs
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Defense Buff Defense

Willpower HighPainTolerance High Pain Tolerance Edit

You have a greater tolerance to pain than others. You are also slightly resistant to all types of damage. This power is always on and costs no endurance.

Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 1 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 1 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 2 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 1 (Sentinel)
Effects Auto: Self +Resistance(All), +MaxHealth
Enhancements TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
TO Training Damage Resistance Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Healing Healing
IO Resist Damage Resist Damage

Willpower IndomitableWill Indomitable Will Edit

When you toggle on this power, it grants protection from Sleep, Disorient, Fear, Confusions, Repel, Knockback and Hold effects. Indomitable Will also grant a moderate defense to Psionic based attacks.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 10 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 10 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 6 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 16 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 10 (Sentinel)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Disorient, Hold, Immobilize)
Self +Resistance (Sleep, Fear, Confusion)
Self +Resistance (Repel, Knockback)
Self +Defense (Psionics)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff Enhance Defense Buffs
Set Categories IO Defense Buff Defense

Willpower MindOverBody Mind Over Body Edit

When you toggle on this power, you empower your Mind Over Body to become highly resistant to Smashing, Lethal and Psionic damage.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 2 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 2 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 1 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 10 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 2 (Sentinel)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smash, Lethal, Psionics)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage Resistance Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Resist Damage Resist Damage

Willpower QuickRecovery Quick Recovery Edit

You recover Endurance at a faster rate than normal. This power is always on.

Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 20 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 20 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 12 (Tanker)
Sentinel logo 20 (Sentinel)
Effects Auto: Self +Recovery
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Modification Enhance Endurance Modification
Set Categories IO Endurance Modification Endurance Modification

Willpower Reconstruction Reconstruction Edit

Through perfect control of your body, you can concentrate for a few moments and heal yourself. The effects of Reconstruction also leaves you resistant to toxic damage for a while.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker 4 (Stalker)
Effects Click: Self Heal, +Resistance(Toxic)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
TO Training Damage Resistance Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Healing Healing

Willpower Resurgence Resurgence Edit

Should you fall in battle, you can Revive yourself from the brink of death. You will revive with most of your hit points and half your endurance and be protected from experience debt for 20 seconds. Additionally, for 90 seconds, your damage and accuracy will be improved, then for another 45 seconds, your damage and accuracy will be diminished.

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 35 (Scrapper)
V archetypeicon stalker 35 (Stalker)
V archetypeicon brute 35 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 26 (Tanker)
Sentinel logo 35 (Sentinel)
Effects Self Rez
90 second +Damage +Accuracy
45 second -Damage -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Endurance Modification Enhance Endurance Modification
Set Categories IO Endurance Modification Endurance Modification

Willpower RiseToTheChallenge Rise to the Challenge Edit

The more the odds are against you, the more determined you become. When surrounded by foes, your ability to regenerate health increases greatly. Additionally, your resolve and the look in your eye is enough to leave most foes shaken, so their attacks are less accurate. The first foe you engage in melee grants the highest regeneration bonus, and up to 10 foes can contribute to this effect.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 16 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 16 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 8 (Tanker)
Effects Toggle: Self +Regeneration
Foe: -To Hit, -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
Set Categories IO To Hit Debuff ToHit Debuff
IO Healing Healing

Willpower StrengthOfWill Strength of Will Edit

When you activate this power, you not only become extremely resistant to most damage, but also to Disoreint, Immobilization, Hold, Knockback, Repel and Sleep effects. Strength of Will costs little Endurance to activate, but when it wears off you are left exhausted, and substantially drained of Endurance.

Recharge Very long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 38 (Brute)
Archetypeicon scrapper 38 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker 32 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon stalker 38 (Stalker)
Sentinel logo 38 (Sentinel)
Effects Click: Self +Resist(Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize)
Self +Resist (Repel, Knockback, All Damage)
Self +Recovery
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Damage Resistance Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Resist Damage Resist Damage

Willpower RiseToTheChallenge Up to the Challenge Edit

Regardless the odds against you, you are determined to go on. Your ability to regenerate health is greatly increased at all times.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Sentinel logo 16 (Sentinel)
Effects Toggle: Self +Regen
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Heal Enhance Heal
Set Categories IO Healing Healing

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