• Excalibur performing Tidal Force.
  • Excalibur performing Shattered Village.
  • Excalibur performing Raging Whirlwind.
  • Excalibur performing Winding Temper.

Crushing Ruin is a stance mod for Hammer type weapons. Wielders of this Stance thrust in strong whirlwind attacks.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Tidal Force BlueBasex64BlackBasex64BlackBasex64
Shattered Village* BlueBasex64BlackBasex64BlackPausex64PurpleBasex64Impact b200%BlueBasex643x125%RedBasex643x125%
Raging Whirlwind* BlueBasex64BlackBlockx64+PurpleBasex64Impact b125%BlackBasex642x125%RedBasex64200%
Winding Temper* BlueBasex64BlackBasex64BlackDownx64+BlackBasex642x125%BlackBasex643x200%
Crowd Fall  BlackChargex64Ragdoll b400%

Hell's Wave Slide + BlueBasex64

Mountain's Chisel In Air + RedBasex64

Cyclical Dwelling Wall Dash + BlackBasex64

Final Word Knockdowned Enemy + BlackBasex64600%
BlueBasex64 360° Attack  RedBasex64 Slam Attack  PurpleBasex64 Proc

 Melee Attacks

BlackBasex64   Melee  
BlackBlockx64   Block  
BlackUpx64   Direction (Up)  
BlackChargex64 Hold  
BlackPausex64   Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

BlackBasex64200%   Attack does double damage  
BlackBasex642x   Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Move Button Combination
Tidal Force EEE
Shattered Village EE  Pause E270%Imp.E170%3XE150%3X
Raging Whirlwind ERMB  + E170%Imp.E170%2XE270%
Winding Temper EEDownarrow  + E170%2XE270%3X
Crowd Fall Hold E , Release
Hell's Wave Slide + E
Mountain Chisel In Air + E
Cyclical Dwelling Wallrun + E
Final Word Aiming at Downed Enemy + E
    = Normal       = All Targets       = Slam
    = All Targets + Slam
  • PS4 Players E  = ORMB  = R2
  • Xbox Players E  = RBRMB  = LTrigger


  • Many of the combos do bonus Impact b Impact damage.
    • The third and fourth attacks of Shattered Village do 50% bonus Impact b Impact damage, while the fifth attack does 25% bonus Impact b Impact damage.
    • The last three attacks of Raging Whirlwind do 50% bonus Impact b Impact damage.
    • The third and fourth attack of Winding Temper do 50% bonus Impact b Impact damage.
  • The third attack of Shattered Village and the second attack of Raging Whirlwind has a forced Impact b Impact proc.
  • Holding the attack button on the last spin of Shattered Village combo allows for chaining spin attacks, similar to Clashing Forest's Battering Roots.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Crushing Ruin

  • Crushing Ruin Damage Multipliers Are Wrong

    3 messages
    • Now this is interesting, I would help you myself but I'm not good with numbers. 
    • Thank you Aeron216. I tried doing my own math, but it seems that the multipliers don't work based off of total damage. I'll need to...
  • Crushing Ruin Shattered Village, How?

    7 messages
    • Shattered Village is one of the easier combos to do because the timing is realy forgiving I've found. Usually you just have to let the fi...
    • I  press the melee key twice and then wait for the animation where the hammer swings like a baseball bat and when its pointing 45 degrees beh...
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