With his Restraint eroded, Baruuk commands the Desert Wind to deliver powerful radial strikes with his fists and feet.

Desert Wind is BaruukIcon272 Baruuk's signature Exalted Weapon, which can only be used upon activating the SereneStorm130xDark Serene Storm. The weapon exclusively uses the Serene Storm stance.

Refer to the weapon's ability page for a list of mods that affect the weapon.


This weapon deals pure Impact b Impact damage.


  • Tied with EWExaltedBlade Exalted Blade, EWIronStaff Iron Staff, and EWValkyrTalons Valkyr Talons for the highest base damage of all melee weapons.
  • Tied with Valkyr Talons for the highest critical chance of all melee weapons.
  • Attacks release waves that travel 20 meters with unlimited punch through.
  • Waves can ragdoll enemies and reflect projectiles.
  • Fist attacks have a chance to disarm.
  • Innate two Madurai Pol and one Vazarin Pol polarities.


Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Desert Wind appears in the Arsenal after unlocking Baruuk's SereneStorm130xDark Serene Storm ability.
  • Mod TT 20pxReach does not extend the wave range.


  • Desert Wind is the second melee Exalted Weapon with innate range attack, the first being EWExaltedBlade Exalted Blade.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 26.0
  • Parry Angle set to 60.
  • Range increased from 1 to 1.2.

Update 24.6

  • Restored ability to have Baruuk's Desert Wind slam pull enemies instead of pushing them by holding block/aim key.

Update 24.4

Let The Gun & Blade Flow

Swap between your gun and melee at the press of a button, no holstering required!


Notable Keybind changes:

  • Your left mouse button is gun fire, always, instantly.
  • Your right mouse button is now aim, always, instantly.
Additional Information and Changes
  • Exalted weapons will also benefit from the uninterrupted swaps! Be aware that Energy will still drain, even when swapping between weapons!

Hotfix 24.2.7

  • Fixed Baruuk’s Desert Wind weapon displaying as having Impact, Puncture, and Slash in the Arsenal when it's just Impact.

Update 24.2

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0

See AlsoEdit

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