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Combined from DmgFireSmall64.png Heat and DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage. Most effective against Ancient Infested. Blast status reduces enemy accuracy for a short duration.
—In-game Description

DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Damage is one of the six secondary elemental damage types, composed of DmgFireSmall64.png Heat and DmgColdSmall64.png Cold elements. The violent force of this damage is highly destructive to IconGrineerOn.png Grineer Machinery and brittle Fossilized Infestation w.svg Infested creatures, but performs poorly against the Ferrite Armor worn by many Grineer units.

Status Effects[]

General[]

The status effect of DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage is Inaccuracy. It reduces the gun accuracy of the afflicted target by 30% for 6 seconds. Melee attacks are unaffected by the proc. Subsequent procs add 5% reduced accuracy up to 75% in total after 10 stacks, with each proc having their own duration.

Enemies affected by a DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast proc will have their heads covered in sparks and a smoke-like cloud.

Railjack[]

DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast does not have a Railjack space counterpart and is thus not able to proc any status effect nor is it included in calculations for status proc weighting.

Type Effectiveness[]

IconGrineerOn.pngGrineer Health DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Modifier IconCorpusOn.pngCorpus Health DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Modifier Infestation w.svgInfested Health DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Modifier
Cloned Flesh Flesh Infested
Ferrite Armor -25% Shield Infested Flesh
Alloy Armor Proto Shield Fossilized +50%
Machinery +75% Robotic Infested Sinew -50%

As with all damage types ineffective against armor, DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage's type modifier works in two ways: it decreases the damage dealt in the same way as a type modifier against hitpoints and increases the armor's value by a percentage of the target's armor for the damage calculation. Practically speaking, this means that DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage is reduced by -25% and damage is further reduced by 125% of a target's whole Ferrite Armor.

Blast Sources[]

Main article: Category:Blast Damage

Weapons[]

Main article: Category:Blast Damage Weapons
Weapons with Blast damage
Name Slot Class Attack Name DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Blast%
Aeolak.png Aeolak Primary Rifle Alt-Fire Explosion 789 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Akarius.png Akarius Secondary Dual Pistols Rocket Detonation 419 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Angstrum.png Angstrum Secondary Pistol Single Rocket Impact 200 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Angstrum.png Angstrum Secondary Pistol Single Rocket Explosion 250 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Arquebex.png Arquebex Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Exalted Weapon Radial Attack 9000 75.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
ArtemisBowWeapon.png Artemis Bow Primary Exalted Weapon Concentrated Arrow Headshot Explosion 500 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
ArtemisBowPrimeWeapon.png Artemis Bow Prime Primary Exalted Weapon Concentrated Arrow Headshot Explosion 500 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Azima.png Azima Secondary Pistol Turret Expiry 75 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
CarminePenta.png Carmine Penta Primary Launcher Grenade Detonation 350 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Cedo.png Cedo Primary Shotgun Glaive Radial Attack 10 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Corinth.png Corinth Primary Shotgun Air Burst Explosion 404 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
CorinthPrime.png Corinth Prime Primary Shotgun Air Burst Explosion 2200 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Cortege.png Cortege Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Radial Attack 1000 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Cortege.png Cortege (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Rifle Radial Attack 1000 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Epitaph.png Epitaph Secondary Pistol Uncharged AoE 20 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Glaive.png Glaive Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 190 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Glaive.png Glaive Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 380 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Glaive.png Glaive Melee Glaive Charged Throw Bounce Explosion 378 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Glaive.png Glaive Melee Glaive Charged Throw Recall Explosion 756 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
GlaivePrime.png Glaive Prime Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 296 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
GlaivePrime.png Glaive Prime Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 592 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
GlaivePrime.png Glaive Prime Melee Glaive Charged Throw Bounce Explosion 592 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
GlaivePrime.png Glaive Prime Melee Glaive Charged Throw Recall Explosion 1184 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Grattler.png Grattler Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Explosion 205 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Grattler.png Grattler (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Launcher Explosion 205 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Halikar.png Halikar Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 450 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Halikar.png Halikar Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 450 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Halikar.png Halikar Melee Glaive Charged Throw Bounce Explosion 447 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Halikar.png Halikar Melee Glaive Charged Throw Recall Explosion 894 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
HalikarWraith.png Halikar Wraith Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 329 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
HalikarWraith.png Halikar Wraith Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 658 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
HalikarWraith.png Halikar Wraith Melee Glaive Charged Throw Bounce Explosion 657 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
HalikarWraith.png Halikar Wraith Melee Glaive Charged Throw Recall Explosion 1314 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kestrel.png Kestrel Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 126 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kestrel.png Kestrel Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 252 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kestrel.png Kestrel Melee Glaive Charged Throw Bounce Explosion 252 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kestrel.png Kestrel Melee Glaive Charged Throw Recall Explosion 504 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kulstar.png Kulstar Secondary Pistol Rocket Explosion 300 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Kulstar.png Kulstar Secondary Pistol Cluster Bomb Explosion 90 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaAyanga.png Kuva Ayanga Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Explosion 187 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaAyanga.png Kuva Ayanga (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Launcher Explosion 187 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaBramma.png Kuva Bramma Primary Bow Radial Attack 839 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaBramma.png Kuva Bramma Primary Bow Cluster Bomb Explosion 57 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaChakkhurr.png Kuva Chakkhurr Primary Rifle Explosion 25 23.58%DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaGrattler.png Kuva Grattler Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Explosion 155 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaGrattler.png Kuva Grattler (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Launcher Explosion 155 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaOgris.png Kuva Ogris Primary Launcher Rocket Explosion 349 50.80% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaTonkor.png Kuva Tonkor Primary Launcher Grenade Explosion 302 44.81% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaZarr.png Kuva Zarr Primary Launcher Cannon Mode Explosion 673 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
KuvaZarr.png Kuva Zarr Primary Launcher Cannon Mode Cluster Bomb Explosion 50 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Larkspur.png Larkspur Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Projectile Impact 180 42.86% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Larkspur.png Larkspur Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Explosion 400 50.00%DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Larkspur.png Larkspur (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Rifle Projectile Impact 180 42.86% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Larkspur.png Larkspur (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Rifle Explosion 400 50.00%DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Lenz.png Lenz Primary Bow Bubble Collapse 660 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
OrdnanceMilati.png Milati MK III Railjack Ordnance Ordnance Normal Attack 4407 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Morgha.png Morgha Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Auto Burst Explosion 164 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Morgha.png Morgha Arch-Gun Arch-Gun Charged Shot Explosion 1200 33.33% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Morgha.png Morgha (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Launcher Radial Attack 164 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Morgha.png Morgha (Atmosphere) Arch-Gun (Atmosphere) Launcher Charged Shot Explosion 1200 33.33% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Ogris.png Ogris Primary Launcher Rocket Impact 100 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Ogris.png Ogris Primary Launcher Rocket Explosion 600 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Orvius.png Orvius Melee Glaive Throw Bounce Explosion 293 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Orvius.png Orvius Melee Glaive Throw Recall Explosion 586 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Penta.png Penta Primary Launcher Grenade Detonation 350 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
PrismaAngstrum.png Prisma Angstrum Secondary Pistol Single Rocket Impact 200 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
PrismaAngstrum.png Prisma Angstrum Secondary Pistol Single Rocket Explosion 250 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Quanta.png Quanta Primary Rifle Cube (shot by player) 600 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Quanta.png Quanta Primary Rifle Cube Explosion 150 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
QuantaVandal.png Quanta Vandal Primary Rifle Cube (shot by player) 600 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
QuantaVandal.png Quanta Vandal Primary Rifle Cube Explosion 150 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Redeemer.png Redeemer Melee Gunblade Ranged Attack 30 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
RedeemerPrime.png Redeemer Prime Melee Gunblade Ranged Attack 80 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
SecuraPenta.png Secura Penta Primary Launcher Grenade Detonation 300 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Talons.png Talons Secondary Thrown Normal Attack 120 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
TenetTetra.png Tenet Tetra Primary Rifle Grenade AoE 1000 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Tonkor.png Tonkor Primary Launcher Grenade Explosion 650 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
OrdnanceTychoSeeker.png Tycho Seeker MK III Railjack Ordnance Ordnance Normal Attack 39168 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
WolfSledge.png Wolf Sledge Melee Hammer Recall Explosion 777 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Zarr.png Zarr Primary Launcher Cannon Mode Explosion 175 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 
Zarr.png Zarr Primary Launcher Cannon Mode Cluster Bombs 50 100.00% DmgBlastSmall64.png 

Enemies[]



Abilities[]

SoundQuakeModU15.jpeg BansheeSoundQuake.png
ENERGY:
25
KEY
4
Sound Quake
Channeling all of her acoustic energy into the environment, Banshee uses ultrasonic reverberations to violently shake the ground.
Energy Drain: 25 / 18 / 15 / 12 s-1
Strength:125 / 150 / 175 / 200 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage)
Duration:N/A
Range:12 / 15 / 18 / 20 m
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ThermalSunderModx256.png ThermalSunder130xWhite.png
ENERGY:
50
KEY
3
Thermal Sunder
Siphon Kinetic energy from the area, charging the battery and inflicting DmgColdSmall64.png Cold Status on nearby enemies. Hold reverses the process, draining the battery and inflicting DmgFireSmall64.png Heat Status on nearby enemies.

Strength:75 - 375 / 100 - 500 / 125 - 625 / 150 - 750 (DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage)
Duration:6 / 9 / 12 / 15 s (area duration)
2.5 - 5 / 3 - 6 / 3.5 - 7 / 4 - 8 s (status duration)
Range:6 / 8 / 10 / 12 m (initial radius)
3 / 4 / 5 / 6 m (final radius)
Misc:10% (battery charge)
100% (DmgColdSmall64.png Cold freeze chance from Redline)
≤100% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast enemy armor reduction from Redline)
4 (limit of areas per element)

Strength:150 - 750 / 200 - 1000 / 250 - 1250 / 300 - 1500 DmgFireSmall64.png Heat damage)
Duration:6 / 9 / 12 / 15 s (area duration)
2.5 - 5 / 3 - 6 / 3.5 - 7 / 4 - 8 s (status duration)
Range:6 / 8 / 10 / 12 m (initial radius)
3 / 4 / 5 / 6 m (final radius)
Misc:10% (battery drain)
100% (DmgFireSmall64.png Heat ignite damage bonus)
100% DmgFireSmall64.png Heat ignite chance from Redline)
≤100% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast enemy armor reduction from Redline)
4 (limit of areas per element)

Subsumable to Helminth
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BulletAttractorModU15.jpeg BulletAttractor.png
ENERGY:
50
KEY
2
Magnetize
(TAP) Encloses a target in a magnetic field, ensnaring nearby enemies and dealing damage over time. Bullets and shards created from Polarize increase this damage.
(HOLD) Creates a magnetic field around Mag, absorbing ranged attacks and dealing damage back in a destructive cone.

Strength:50 / 150 / 200 / 300 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast explosion base damage)
1.25x / 1.5x / 1.75x / 2x (damage multiplier)
2x / 2.5x / 3.5x / 4x (magnetic pull)
Duration:10 / 12 / 13 /15 s
Range:5 / 10 / 12 / 15 m (explosion radius)
2 / 3 / 3.5 / 4 m (field radius)
Misc:10% / 15% / 20% / 25% (damage absorption)
∞ (cast range)

Strength:50 / 150 / 200 / 300 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast base damage)
10 / 15 / 20 / 25 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage increase per second)
1.25x / 1.5x / 1.75x / 2x (absorption multiplier)
Duration:10 / 12 / 13 /15 s
Range:5 / 10 / 12 / 15 m (blast range)
Misc:80° (blast angle)
? (absorption radius)

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MolecularPrimeModU15.jpeg NovaAbility4.png
ENERGY:
100
KEY
4
Molecular Prime
Primes all enemies in a radius with anti-matter.
Strength:150 / 300 / 500 / 800 (explosion DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage)
10% / 20% / 25% / 30% (slow)
Duration:2 / 3 / 4 / 6 s (wave duration)
10 / 15 / 20 / 30 s (prime duration)
Range:6 / 7 / 8 / 10 m (explosion radius)
Misc:5 m/s (wave speed)
2x (damage multiplier)
15 / 20 / 25 / 35 m (default wave radius)
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The DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage come from mallet, after it absorbs enemy damage.

Mallet.png ResonatorIcon.png
ENERGY:
25
KEY
1
Mallet
Rhythmically beats damage into nearby enemies and draws their fire. Damage inflicted on the Mallet increases its lethality.
Strength:1x / 1.5x / 2x / 2.5x (damage multiplier)
Duration:8 / 12 / 16 / 20 s
Range:5 / 6 / 8 / 10 m
Misc:1 (limit of mallets)
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RhinoStompModU15.jpeg RhinoStomp.png
ENERGY:
100
KEY
4
Rhino Stomp
Rhino stomps with force sufficient to disrupt time, tumbling enemies around him in stasis.
Strength:150 / 300 / 500 / 800 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage)
Duration:3 / 4 / 5 / 8 s
Range:15 / 18 / 22 / 25 m
Misc:80% / 90% / 95% / 97.5% (slow)
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The DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage comes from projectile used to launch these abilities, not the abilities' main effects:

TeslaNervosModx256.png TeslaNervos130xWhite.png
ENERGY:
25
KEY
1
Tesla Nervos
Deploy a roller drone that attaches itself to enemies and delivers bursts of arcing electricity to anything in the immediate area.


Hold cast energy cost: 25

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on capsule hit)
80 / 100 / 120 / 150 (DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity damage per discharge)
10 / 15 / 20 / 25 (DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity damage per second)
Duration:5 / 6 / 7 / 10 (number of charges)
Range:4 / 4 / 5 / 6 m (shock radius)
Misc:? % (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
1 s (discharge interval)
50 % (DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity status chance)
4 (limit of active drones)
Subsumable to Helminth
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MinelayerModx256.png Minelayer130xWhite.png
ENERGY:
25
KEY
2
Minelayer
Cycle through four deployable mines. Tether Coil immobilizes and groups enemies together. Flechette Orb fires out deadly nails in all directions. Vector Pad accelerates enemies and allies in the pad's direction. Overdriver latches onto the nearest ally and boosts their weapon damage.


Cycle select energy cost: 0

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on mine hit)
100 / 150 / 200 / 250 (DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage on latch)
Duration:25 s
Range:15 / 16 / 18 / 20 m (grab range)
Misc:?% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
1 / 1 / 2 / 2 (max targets)
4 (max coils active)

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on mine hit)
200 / 250 / 300 (DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage per nail)
Duration:25 s
Range:N/A
Misc:?% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
50% (critical chance)
2.0x (critical multiplier)
?% (DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture status chance)
10 m (target radius)
4 (max orbs active)
1.0x (damage multiplier per 10 enemy levels)

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on mine hit)
25 m/s (speed boost)
Duration:25 s
Range:N/A
Misc:?% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
4 (max pads active)

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on mine hit)
25% (weapon damage bonus)
Duration:25 s
Range:10 m (attach radius)
Misc:4 (max drivers active)

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PhotonStrikeModx256.png PhotonStrike130xWhite.png
ENERGY:
75
KEY
3
Photon Strike
Drop a targeting beacon that calls in a devastating laser artillery strike.
Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on beacon hit)
1,000 / 1,500 / 2,000 / 2,500 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on explosion)
Duration:N/A
Range:4 / 4 / 5 / 5 m (blast radius)
Misc:?% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
1.5 s (strike delay)
1.0x (damage multiplier per 10 enemy levels)
0.73s (grounded cast time)
0.94s (in-air cast time)
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BastilleModx256.png Bastille130xWhite.png
ENERGY:
100
KEY
4
Bastille
Erect a containment field to capture enemies and suspend them in stasis, stripping their armor. Hold to collapse all Bastilles into a single damaging vortex.


Collapse energy cost: 0

Strength:15 (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage on device hit)
6 / 8 / 10 / 12 (max targets lifted)
2.5 / 5 / 7.5 / 10 % (armor removal per second)
50 (DmgMagneticSmall64.png Magnetic damage per second in vortex)
Duration:8 / 10 / 12 / 15 s (bastille duration)
10 / 12 / 13 / 15 s (vortex duration)
10 s (armor buff duration)
3 s (auto collapse vortex duration)
Range:5 / 7 / 8 / 10 m (capture radius)
Misc:?% (DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status chance)
∞ (armor buff duration in field)
1,000 (armor bonus cap)
?% (DmgMagneticSmall64.png Magnetic status chance)
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Trivia[]

  • The DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast property of the mixture of DmgColdSmall64.png Cold and DmgFireSmall64.png Heat is likely a reference to the thermite ice bomb; where thermite can burn so hot that it will melt the ice, boil the water, and ultimately decompose the vapor into hydrogen and oxygen. This in turn fuels the fire and cues the explosive property.
    • It could also be thermal shock, a fracturing that happens when cold items are rapidly heated or hot things are rapidly cooled. On the molecular level, solid objects expand when heated and contract when cooled, and if subject to a huge temperature change in a short period of time, many materials break down from the energetic motion. This phenomenon commonly occurs (violently) when rinsing a hot glass in a cold sink.

Media[]

Patch History[]

Update 30.8 (2021-10-04)

  • Made FX improvements to Blast proc explosions.

Update 27.2 (2020-03-05)

  • Grants the Blast Status Effect a single target. Blast Status reduces enemy accuracy by 30% base. Subsequent Blast Status Effects add +5% inaccuracy for for 75% total at 10 stacks. Each Blast Status has a 6 second Duration.

See also[]


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