(We often refer to damage increase by status applied as condition overload, but the mod is actually Galvanized Shot.)
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'''Cascadia Empowered''' is a [[Arcane Enhancement#Secondary_Weapon_Arcanes|Secondary Arcane]] that deals a flat amount of damage based on [[Status Effect]], matching the status's damage type.
'''Cascadia Empowered''' is a [[Arcane Enhancement]] for Secondary weapons that deals a flat amount of damage based on [[Status Effect]], matching the status's damage type.

Latest revision as of 19:45, 5 August 2022

Cascadia Empowered is a Arcane Enhancement for Secondary weapons that deals a flat amount of damage based on Status Effect, matching the status's damage type.


Rank Damage on status effect
0 250
1 350
2 450
3 550
4 650
5 750


Cascadia Empowered can be purchased from Cavalero for ReputationBlackx64.png 7,500, requiring Rank 3 - Guardian with The Holdfasts. It can also be dropped by Thrax Centurion, Thrax Legatus, and Void Angels on the Zariman Ten Zero.

Item Source Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
CascadiaEmpowered.png Thrax Centurion 0.33% ~ 299 Kills 2067 ± 689 Kills
CascadiaEmpowered.png Thrax Legatus 0.33% ~ 299 Kills 2067 ± 689 Kills
CascadiaEmpowered.png Void Angel 1.67% ~ 59 Kills 410 ± 136 Kills
CascadiaEmpowered.png Ravenous Void Angel 0.67% ~ 149 Kills 1032 ± 344 Kills

All drop rates data is obtained from DE's official drop tables. See Mission Rewards#Standard Missions for definitions on reward table rotations.
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Farming Tips[]


  • Creates an extra instance of damage when proccing a status effect.
  • More than 1 status proc on a single hit (>100% Status chance) will properly add extra damage, but will be displayed as a single damage number.
  • Not affected by damage, element, physical, Mod TT 20px.png Galvanized Shot stacks, Mod TT 20px.png Synth Charge, or critical mods and bonuses.
  • Affected by faction mods and bonuses once.
  • Not affected by Eclipse130xDark.png Eclipse or GarudaIcon272.png Garuda's passive.
  • Triggers on DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin procs by ToxicLash130xDark.png Toxic Lash.
  • Doesn't trigger on DmgVoidSmall64.png Void procs by Xata'sWhisper130xDark.png Xata's Whisper.
  • Affected by Damage Vulnerability like SentientWrath130xDark.png Sentient Wrath.
  • Not affected by weakspots, but is affected by enemy damage reduction. For example, striking a Nox in the face will still have Cascadia Empowered's damage reduced by its body's damage reduction.
  • Not affected by weapon falloff such as on shotguns and explosions.
  • Can proc off of FocusLensZenurik b.png Zenurik's FocusTemporalShot.png Temporal Shot bonus when used with SeekingTalons130xDark.png Seeking Talons.
  • Affected by Laetum.png Laetum's Devouring Attrition, which has a 50% chance to increase Cascadia Empowered's damage by 2000%, as its instance cannot crit.


  • Indirectly affected by Fire Rate and Multishot mods.
  • Unlike other secondary arcanes, Cascadia Empowered has no activation conditions, giving weapons more up-front damage to activate other conditional effects such as Mod TT 20px.png Galvanized Diffusion.
  • Most effective on weapons with high status proc rates (Status Chance per Pellet × Fire Rate × Innate Multishot × Explosions). In order of highest base burst proc rate, these include:
  • SeekingTalons130xDark.png Seeking Talons causes all hits to proc DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash, adding an extra instance of Cascadia Empowered to every hit from the secondary weapon, except for status ticks.

Patch History[]

Hotfix 31.6.4 (2022-07-14)

  • Fixed the Cascadia Empowered Arcane buffs applying to Companion or Sentinel weapons.

Hotfix 31.5.8 (2022-05-11)

  • Fixed Cascadia Empowered triggering Overwhelming Attrition.

Update 31.5 (2022-04-27)

  • Introduced