Pyromaniac

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Pyromaniac is an Invention perk that has a 0.1% chance per rank to burn all of the logs of the same type in your inventory at once when adding logs to a bonfire. It can be created in tool gizmos.

When the perk triggers, it prompts the message: Your pyromaniac perk allows you to burn all your logs at once!

Pyromaniac does not consume any logs being held by a Beast of Burden (BoB) familiar, but using a BoB to keep the inventory topped up can reduce the intensity of the training while increasing the effectiveness of this perk.

This perk does not work with protean logs, and burning protean logs with tradeable logs in the inventory will also not work.

Burn chance and XP boost
Rank Chance (level 20) Effective increase in XP[1] (level 20) Effective increase in XP[2] (level 20)
1 0.1% (0.11%) 1.35% (1.485%) 2.7% (2.97%)
2 0.2% (0.22%) 2.7% (2.97%) 5.4% (5.94%)
3 0.3% (0.33%) 4.05% (4.455%) 8.1% (8.91%)
4 0.4% (0.44%) 5.4% (5.94%) 10.8% (11.88%)
5 0.5% (0.55%) 6.75% (7.425%) 13.5% (14.85%)
  1. ^ When burning whole inventory of logs without topping up.
  2. ^ When keeping the inventory full of logs at all times.

Sources[edit | edit source]

MaterialRarityPerk ranks with X materials
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Explosive componentsRare11–21–32–52–5
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Organic partsCommon011–21–31–4
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Direct componentsUncommon01–21–21–31–4
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Light componentsUncommon11–21–31–41–5

Suggested gizmos[edit | edit source]

The combination of Pyromaniac 5 and Rapid 2 is very rare, but offers a greater total increase in experience rate than Pyromaniac 5. It is suggested to pair one of these gizmos with a second gizmo containing Tinker 3 in an augmented crystal tinderbox.

Gizmo layout Possible perks
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  • Other possible perks:
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Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 15 April 2019 (Update):
    • The Pyromaniac perk will now once again correctly give XP for all logs burned when it triggers.