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

Desert Wind is BaruukIcon272.png Baruuk's signature Exalted Weapon, which can only be used upon activating the SereneStorm130xDark.png 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.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals pure Impact b.svg Impact damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

Weapon Loadouts[edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

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

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 29.5

  • Fixed de-equipping a Scanner not returning you to your active Exalted weapon if one was equipped prior.
  • Fixed the Carnis, Jugulus, and Saxum Mod Sets not being equippable on Exalted Melee.

Hotfix 29.1.1

  • Fixes towards Exalted weapons not being equipped when viewed via Look Link or Mod Link.

Hotfix 28.2.1

  • Fixed inability to Melee block with your Exalted weapon until the normal weapon's combo times out.

Hotfix 27.4.2

  • Removed Stance Forma eligibility on Exalted weapons due to Stance Forma providing no benefit to these weapons.

Hotfix 27.2.2

  • Increased the base Status Chance of Desert Wind to 15% (from 10%), while also changing the Reactive Storm Augment to stack in the same manner other Status Mods do. This was missed in the Status changes but is a necessary change now. The following reflects the new Maximum:
    • Reactive Storm 35% to 250% Status Chance

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

MELEE REVISIT - PHASE 1 - "Flow"
Let The Gun & Blade Flow

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

Keybinds!

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: Hotfix 27.2.2

See Also[edit | edit source]

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