Strand Warlock

Subclass breakdown

Subclass details

Supers
  • Needlestorm
    : Conjure a hail of deadly woven needles. After embedding themselves in the environment, the needles will re-weave into a host of Threadlings. Threadlings you create will return to you and perch if they can't find any nearby targets. Damaging targets with your weapons or melee will send out perched Threadlings to attack.
Grenades
  • Threadling Grenade
    A woven projectile that reweaves itself into Threadlings while in flight.
  • Shackle Grenade
    A thrown weapon of weighted Strand matter that detonates on impact, suspending targets and creating additional suspending subprojectiles.
  • Grapple
    Weave a grappling hook, and quickly pull yourself forward. Grappling to a Tangle immediately recharges your grenade energy. During and shortly after grappling, your melee attack deals area damage and unravels targets.
Movement
  • Strafe Glide
    Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with strong directional control.
  • Balanced Glide
    Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with both moderate speed and directional control.
  • Burst Glide
    Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with a strong initial boost of speed.
Melee
  • Arcane Needle
    Sling a woven needle that will embed in your target, unraveling them. Activate your melee ability again to chain up to two additional attacks.
Class abilities
  • Empowering Rift
    Conjure a well of power that increases weapon damage for those inside it.
  • Healing Rift
    Conjure a well of power that continuously heals those inside it.
Aspects
  • The Wanderer
    Tangles you throw attach to targets and detonate into a suspending burst. Destroying a Tangle creates a suspending burst after a short delay. Threadling final blows create a Tangle.
  • Weavewalk
    : Dodge while airborne to consume your melee energy and enter the weave, gaining damage resistance from combatants and players. Reactivate your air dodge or cast your Rift to exit the weave. While in the weave, your melee energy is drained and you generate perched Threadlings over time.
  • Weaver's Call
    Cast your Rift to weave three Threadlings and deploy any Threadlings you have perched.
  • Mindspun Invocation
    Your grapple, Shackle Grenade, and Threadling Grenade have enhanced functionality. Your grapple melee spawns three Threadling eggs. : Hold to consume your Shackle Grenade and activate Weaver's Trance. Final blows while Weaver's Trance is active create a suspending detonation. : Hold to consume your Threadling Grenade and immediately generate five perched Threadlings.
Fragments
  • Thread of Mind
    Defeating suspended targets grants class ability energy.
  • Thread of Evolution
    Threadlings travel farther and deal additional damage. +10 Intellect ▲
  • Thread of Propagation
    +10 Strength ▲ Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.
  • Thread of Wisdom
    Defeating suspended targets creates an Orb of Power.
  • Thread of Fury
    Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. -10 Strength ▼
  • Thread of Ascent
    +10 Mobility ▲ Activating your grenade ability reloads your equipped weapon and grants bonus airborne effectiveness and handling for a short duration.
  • Thread of Rebirth
    Strand weapon final blows have a chance to create a Threadling.
  • Thread of Isolation
    Landing rapid precision hits emits a severing burst from the target.
  • Thread of Binding
    Super final blows emit a suspending burst from the target. +10 Resilience ▲
  • Thread of Generation
    -10 Discipline ▼ Dealing damage generates grenade energy.
  • Thread of Finality
    +10 Recovery ▲ Finisher final blows create Threadlings.
  • Thread of Transmutation
    +10 Strength ▲ While you have Woven Mail, weapon final blows create a Tangle.
  • Thread of Continuity
    Suspend, unravel, and sever effects applied to targets have increased duration.
  • Thread of Warding
    -10 Resilience ▼ Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.

Breakdown

Orb generation

Thread of Wisdom
Defeating suspended targets creates an Orb of Power.
Orb pickup

Thread of Warding
... Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.
Ability cooldown

Thread of Mind
Defeating suspended targets grants class ability energy.
Class Ability cooldown

Thread of Mind
Defeating suspended targets grants class ability energy.
Grenade cooldown

Thread of Generation
... Dealing damage generates grenade energy.

Grapple
... Grappling to a Tangle immediately recharges your grenade energy. ...
Melee cooldown

Weavewalk
: Dodge while airborne to consume your melee energy and enter the weave, gaining damage resistance from combatants and players. ... While in the weave, your melee energy is drained and you generate perched Threadlings over time.

Thread of Fury
Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. ...
Final blows

The Wanderer
... Threadling final blows create a Tangle.

Thread of Propagation
... Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.

Thread of Rebirth
Strand weapon final blows have a chance to create a Threadling.

Thread of Binding
Super final blows emit a suspending burst from the target. ...

Thread of Finality
... Finisher final blows create Threadlings.

Thread of Transmutation
... While you have Woven Mail, weapon final blows create a Tangle.

Mindspun Invocation
...Final blows while Weaver's Trance is active create a suspending detonation. ...
Defeating an enemy

Thread of Mind
Defeating suspended targets grants class ability energy.

Thread of Wisdom
Defeating suspended targets creates an Orb of Power.

Tangle
... Defeating targets afflicted by any Strand debuff will unwind them and create a Tangle.

Sever
... Severed targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Suspend
... Suspended targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Unravel
... Unraveled targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.
Finishers

Thread of Finality
... Finisher final blows create Threadlings.

Keywords

Threadling

A creature woven from pure Strand matter that seeks nearby targets and attacks, dealing damage.

The Wanderer
... Threadling final blows create a Tangle.

Thread of Evolution
Threadlings travel farther and deal additional damage. ...

Thread of Rebirth
Strand weapon final blows have a chance to create a Threadling.

Threadling Grenade
A woven projectile that reweaves itself into Threadlings while in flight.

Needlestorm
... After embedding themselves in the environment, the needles will re-weave into a host of Threadling... Threadlings you create will return to you and perch if they can't find any nearby targets. Damaging targets with your weapons or melee will send out perched Threadlings to attack.

Thread of Finality
... Finisher final blows create Threadlings.

Weaver's Call
Cast your Rift to weave three Threadlings and deploy any Threadlings you have perched.

Mindspun Invocation
Your grapple, Shackle Grenade, and Threadling Grenade have enhanced functionalit... Your grapple melee spawns three Threadling eggs. ... : Hold to consume your Threadling Grenade and immediately generate five perched Threadlings.
Woven mail

Your body is encased in a protective mesh of tightly woven Strand matter, greatly reducing any incoming non-precision damage.

Thread of Transmutation
... While you have Woven Mail, weapon final blows create a Tangle.

Thread of Warding
... Picking up an Orb of Power grants Woven Mail.
Tangle

A knot of Strand matter, swirling with potential. Tangles can be shot and destroyed, or picked up and thrown, dealing damage. Defeating targets afflicted by any Strand debuff will unwind them and create a Tangle.

The Wanderer
Tangles you throw attach to targets and detonate into a suspending burst. Destroying a Tangle creates a suspending burst after a short dela... Threadling final blows create a Tangle.

Thread of Fury
Damaging targets with a Tangle grants melee energy. ...

Thread of Transmutation
... While you have Woven Mail, weapon final blows create a Tangle.
Sever

The target's connections to the world around them are cut, and their outgoing damage is significantly reduced. Severed targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Thread of Isolation
Landing rapid precision hits emits a severing burst from the target.

Thread of Continuity
Suspend, unravel, and sever effects applied to targets have increased duration.
Suspend

The target is immobilized by a web of Strand matter, lifting them into the air. While suspended, Guardians are unable to move freely, combatants are unable to move or fire their weapon, and Unstoppable Champions are stunned. Suspended targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

The Wanderer
Tangles you throw attach to targets and detonate into a suspending burst. Destroying a Tangle creates a suspending burst after a short delay. ...

Thread of Mind
Defeating suspended targets grants class ability energy.

Thread of Wisdom
Defeating suspended targets creates an Orb of Power.

Thread of Binding
Super final blows emit a suspending burst from the target. ...

Thread of Continuity
Suspend, unravel, and sever effects applied to targets have increased duration.

Mindspun Invocation
...Final blows while Weaver's Trance is active create a suspending detonation. ...

Shackle Grenade
A thrown weapon of weighted Strand matter that detonates on impact, suspending targets and creating additional suspending subprojectiles.
Unravel

The target is permeated with destructive Strand matter. As they take additional damage, they create unraveled projectiles that seek out nearby targets. Unraveling Rounds from your Strand weapons pierce the shields of Barrier Champions and stun them. Unraveled targets unwind into a Tangle when defeated.

Thread of Propagation
... Powered melee final blows grant your Strand weapons Unraveling Rounds.

Arcane Needle
Sling a woven needle that will embed in your target, unraveling them. ...

Thread of Continuity
Suspend, unravel, and sever effects applied to targets have increased duration.

Grapple
... During and shortly after grappling, your melee attack deals area damage and unravels targets.
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