Meteor Strike

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Meteor Strike is a level 81 two-handed ultimate Attack ability.

When activated, the player damages all targets in a 3x3 area around their square for 250% to 350% weapon damage and gains 10% adrenaline for each critical hit they perform in the next 30 seconds, which is indicated by a +10% Adrenaline on Crit (self status).png icon. Any critical hits of Meteor Strike itself count for this adrenaline gain. Halberds increase the range of this ability to 5x5 squares. The buff will only be granted if Meteor Strike deals damage and is applied when the damage hits.

Meteor Strike's adrenaline buff is not melee-specific. Ranged and magic critical hits also generate 10% adrenaline if the player switches to weapons of those styles. Using Incendiary Shot or Tsunami, or Meteor Strike itself where possible, for example during the Kerapac, the bound boss fight with the Time warp ability, refreshes the buff's 30 second timer.

Meteor Strike is often preferred to Overpower; while both ultimates deal the same average damage (300%), Meteor Strike deals area of effect damage and provides a buff to adrenaline. However, Overpower does not require a two-handed weapon. Note, however, that if you have a Igneous Kal-Ket or the Igneous Kal-Zuk, Overpower does much more damage at a lower adrenaline cost, making it a superior option for damage.

The chance for Meteor Strike to land forced critical hits can be increased by 20% for each Corbicula rex perk from the Anachronia Dinosaur Farm, resulting in a +20% or +40% chance at tiers 1 and 2, respectively, for each of individual target that the ability hits.

Monsters that use Meteor Strike[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 16 January 2017 (Update):
    • The camera will no longer continue to bounce if the player dies when using Meteor Strike.
  • patch 13 July 2015 (Update):
    • Meteor Strike will now deal AoE damage to nearby opponents.
    • Meteor Strike no longer requires the opponent to have more than 50% life points.
  • update 2 March 2015 (Update):
    • EOC Beta updates:
      • Meteor Strike will now deal AoE damage to nearby opponents.
      • Meteor Strike no longer requires the opponent to have more than 50% life points.
  • update 22 October 2013 (Update):
    • Meteor Strike and Incendiary Shot impart a new buff upon the player when activated, granting 10% adrenaline for every critical hit dealt within the next 30 seconds.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Meteor Strike causes the screen to shake, a feature it shares with Quake and Pulverise.
  • Meteor Strike is visually similar to Cid Highwind's limit break Boost Jump in Final Fantasy VII.