Vicious Barrage

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Vicious Barrage

An active ability found on the third slot of the Siegebow.

It is unlocked at mastery level 1.  

Vicious Barrage
Energy Cost 64 Fires a sustained barrage of bolts in a large cone in front of the caster dealing 296 Magical Damage per second. Against players, an additional 2% of the enemy's max health will be dealt as true damage each second. The channel lasts up to 5 seconds.
Cast Time channeled
Range 20m
Cooldown 30s

Note: numerical values are based on gear with 1060 item power.


Ranged WeaponTier
Adept's Siegebow4
Expert's Siegebow5
Master's Siegebow6
Grandmaster's Siegebow7
Elder's Siegebow8

Related Patch Notes

Patch LinkDatePatch NamePatch Notes
21 November 2022Beyond the Veil UpdateDue to slow damage application, Siegebow had been underrepresented in ZvZ play. To make it more competitive, its channel time has been reduced while its total damage output remains the same.
  • Sweeping Bolt (Heavy Crossbow):
    • Cooldown: 18s → 15s
    • Standtime: 0.7s → 0.4s
  • Vicious Barrage (Siegebow):
    • Cast Time: 1s → 0.5s
    • Channel Ticks: 5 → 4
    • Base Damage per Tick: 97.26 → 130
    • % Damage per Tick: 2% → 2.5%
26 September 2018Merlyn Preseason Balance Patch
  • Fixed an issue where many spells did not escalate in damage when multiple players were hit at the same time, even though this was intended. Affected spells include:
    • Vendetta (Camlann Mace)
    • Raging Storm (Bow of Badon)
    • Spectral Trident (Trinity Spear)
    • Vicious Barrage (Siegebow)
    • Razor Cut (Bear Paws)
    • Soulless Stream (Galatine Pair)
    • Ice Crystal (Permafrost Prism)
    • Flame Tornado (Blazing Staff)