Augmented Eldritch crossbow

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For this item's standard variant, see eldritch crossbow.
For this item's dyed variants, see blood, Ice, Shadow, Barrows, Third Age.
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The Augmented Eldritch crossbow is an Eldritch crossbow that has been augmented with an augmentor. It retains all the equipment bonuses and the special attack of the base crossbow.

It can be dyed with barrows dye, shadow dye, Third-Age Dye, blood dye, or ice dye.

The Augmented Eldritch crossbow uses charges stored in the universal charge pack. When the charge pack runs out of charges, the item loses stats and gizmo effects, and can also no longer gain any equipment experience. Function will resume when the pack is recharged with divine charges.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Special attack[edit source]

The Eldritch crossbow's special attack, Split Soul
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The Eldritch Crossbow has a special attack, Split Soul, requiring 25% adrenaline to activate. For 15 seconds (25 game ticks[note 1]), instead of healing the player, the Soul Split curse damages the player's target for 4 times the amount of life points it would have healed.[1] This means that, given the diminishing returns from how Soul Split heals players, abilities that deal damage in multiple smaller hits, such as Rapid Fire and Corruption Shot, benefit more than abilities that have a single large hit, such as Snipe. The weapon must be wielded to maintain its effect, or it will end early. There is no cooldown to this attack, so the effects can be renewed again even if the player is still benefiting from the crossbow's special attack. The boost from an equipped amulet of souls(or) or essence of finality amulet(or) also increases the damage output; these amulets increases damage by 18.75% on average.

Damage dealt by the special attack is displayed as separate hits using a unique hitsplat that has the Soul Split icon, and the healing animation from Soul Split turns from white to dark purple while the effect is active.

All sources of damage that cause Soul Split to heal the player will be affected by Split Soul (this includes sources of damage that do not come from auto attacks or abilities; an example of a source of damage affected by Split Soul are Dominion mines).

The damage from Split Soul is capped at 10,000 damage outside of training dummies.

Due to the requirement of keeping Soul Split active for the duration of the special, it is best to use it against monsters that cannot or will rarely attack the player to minimise the amount of prayer flicking required. Even a brief time without Soul Split active can negate a large amount of special attack damage.


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result    = splitSoulCalcResult
param     = combatMode|Combat Mode|Full Manual/Revolution|buttonselect|Full Manual/Revolution,Legacy|Full Manual/Revolution=slayerAbility|The amount Soul Split heals depends if the player is using the Full Manual/Revolution Combat Modes or the Legacy Combat Mode.

As the Legacy Combat Mode cannot access abilities, the Demon/Dragon/Undead Slayer abilities are not available. param = damage|Ranged hitsplat.png Damage hitsplat|2000|int|1-||Split Soul works with any damage that allows Soul Split to heal the player. It does not have to be Ranged type damage. param = target|Is the target a primary or a secondary target?|Primary|buttonselect|Primary,Secondary||Amount healed by Soul Split is halved on secondary targets. param = souls|Amulet of souls (or).png: RS3 Inventory image of Amulet of souls (or)Essence of Finality amulet (or).png: RS3 Inventory image of Essence of Finality amulet (or) Is the Amulet of souls/Essence of Finality amulet equipped?|Yes|check|Yes,No||The Amulet of souls and the Essence of Finality amulet provide an effective 18.75% damage increase to Split Soul due to their interaction with Soul Split. param = directSplitSoulDamageModifierGroup|Split Soul damage modifiers||group|vuln,slayerPerk,slayerAbility,spider param = vuln|Vulnerability icon.png Is Vulnernabilty applied?|No|check|Yes,No||Vulnerability directly affects the Split Soul damage. param = slayerPerk|Demon Slayer (perk).pngDragon Slayer (perk).pngUndead Slayer.png Is the Demon/Dragon/Undead Slayer perk active?|No|check|Yes,No||The Demon/Dragon/Undead Slayer perks directly affect the Split Soul damage. param = slayerAbility|Demon Slayer (ability).pngDragon Slayer (ability).pngUndead Slayer (ability).png Is the Demon/Dragon/Undead Slayer ability active?|No|check|Yes,No||The Demon/Dragon/Undead Slayer abilities directly affect the Split Soul damage. param = spider|NopeNopeNope status icon.png Is the NopeNopeNope perk active?|0%|buttonselect|0%,2%,3%||NopeNopeNope directly affects the Split Soul damage. param = addinfo|Display additional information?|No|check|Yes,No||Displays additional information about the Split Soul damage modifiers. Normally, the damage increase is 10% from Vulnerability, 7% from the Slayer perks, 15% from the Slayer abilities, and 2%/3% from the NopeNopeNope perk, however, because of the indirect and direct affect of Vulnerability on Split Soul, the increase is generally larger.

For example, assume the player is on the Full Manual or Revolution Combat Mode and that the target is the player's primary target. Take a base damage hitsplat of 1,000 damage without Vulnerability and without Amulet of souls. The Split Soul damage is 400. The total damage is 1,400. With Vulnerability, the base damage hitsplat is now 1,100 and the Split Soul damage is now 484. This gives a total damage of 1,584, a 13.14% increase in damage with Vulnerability compared to without it.

Damage caps are ignored for the base damage hitsplat.
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  1. ^ The Split Soul damage splat always lands one tick later than the player sourced hitsplat. Because of this, the latest an attack can hit the target and cause a Split Soul damage splat is the 25th tick (the Split Soul damage splat would appear on the 26th tick, after the buff has ended).

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Orion's Twitter account. 14 February 2019. (Archived from the original on 15 February 2019.)