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Overview Edit

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War Mace is a melee powerset. It is a Tanker secondary power set in City of Heroes and as of Issue 12 a Brute primary power set in City of Villains.

You can wield a Medieval Mace or other graphic variations and master a variety of powerful Smashing attacks. Attack speeds are good, and the weight of the Mace has good Disorienting capabilities. The sheer weight of this weapon give it a bonus to hit.

Power Tables Edit

Brute Edit

As of Issue 12, the War Mace powerset is available as a primary set for Brutes. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
Mace Bash Bash 1 Melee, Moderate Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Pulverize Pulverize 1 Melee, High Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Jawbreaker Jawbreaker 2 Melee, Superior Damage(Smash), Foe: Knockup
Mace BuildUp Build Up 6 Self: +Damage, +To-Hit
Mace Clobber Clobber 8 Melee, Minor Damage(Smash), Disorient
Mace Taunt Taunt 12 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe: Taunt
Mace WhirlingMace Whirling Mace 18 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Shatter Shatter 26 Melee, Extreme Damage(Smash), Foe: High Knockback
Mace CrowdControl Crowd Control 32 Melee (Cone), Moderate Damage(Smash), Foe: Knockback

Tanker Edit

The War Mace powerset is available as a secondary set for Tankers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
Mace Bash Bash 1 Melee, Moderate Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Pulverize Pulverize 2 Melee, High Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Jawbreaker Jawbreaker 4 Melee, Superior Damage(Smash), Foe: Knockup
Mace Taunt Taunt 10 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe: Taunt
Mace BuildUp Build Up 16 Self: +Damage, +To-Hit
Mace Clobber Clobber 20 Melee, Minor Damage(Smash), Disorient
Mace WhirlingMace Whirling Mace 28 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Smash), Minor Disorient
Mace Shatter Shatter 35 Melee, Extreme Damage(Smash), Foe: High Knockback
Mace CrowdControl Crowd Control 38 Melee (Cone), Moderate Damage(Smash), Foe: Knockback

Powers Edit

The following are powers in the War Mace powerset.

Mace Bash Bash Edit

You perform a Bashing attack with your mace that deals moderate damage, and can sometimes Disorient your opponent.

Damage Moderate Damage(Smash)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 1 (Tanker)
Effects Melee, Minor Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage
IO Stun Stuns
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace BuildUp Build Up Edit

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increasing your chance to hit.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 6 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 16 (Tanker)
Effects Self: +Damage, +To-Hit
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO ToHit Buffs To Hit Buffs

Mace Clobber Clobber Edit

You Clobber your foe's head in order to Disorient him. This attack does little damage on its own, but can leave most opponents Disoriented for a very long time.

Damage Minor Damage(Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 8 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 20 (Tanker)
Effects Melee, Foe: Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage
IO Stun Stuns
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace CrowdControl Crowd Control Edit

You swing your mace in a wide arc in front of you. This attack strikes all foes within melee range, deals them serious damage, and knocks them down.

Damage Moderate Damage(Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 32 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 38 (Tanker)
Effects Melee (Cone), Foe: Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage
IO Knockback Knockback
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace Jawbreaker Jawbreaker Edit

This upward swing attempts to shatter your opponent's jaw, and has a chance to send him flying upwards into the air.

Damage Superior Damage(Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 2 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 4 (Tanker)
Effects Melee, Foe: Knockup
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage
IO Knockback Knockback
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace Pulverize Pulverize Edit

You attempt to Pulverize your opponent. This attack is slower than Bash but causes more damage. It also has a chance of Disorienting your opponent for a brief time.

Damage High Damage(Smash)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 1 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 2 (Tanker)
Effects Melee, Minor Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage
IO Stun Stuns
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace Shatter Shatter Edit

You attempt to Shatter the bones of your opponent by striking them with all your might. This attack will deal great damage and can knock foes back a great ways. The power of this attack can actually extend a short distance through multiple foes.

Damage Extreme Damage(Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 26 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 35 (Tanker)
Effects Melee, Foe: High Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage
IO Knockback Knockback
IO Taunt Taunt

Mace Taunt Taunt Edit

Taunts a foe, and all foes around him, to attack you. Useful for pulling villains off an ally who finds himself in over his head.

Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 12 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 10 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe: Taunt
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Taunt Taunt

Mace WhirlingMace Whirling Mace Edit

You swing your mace in a circle all around you, attacking everyone in melee range. Your Whirling Mace deals moderate damage, and has a chance to Disorient every foe you hit.

Damage Moderate Damage(Smash)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon brute 18 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker 28 (Tanker)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect Melee
Foe: Minor Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage
IO Stun Stuns
IO Taunt Taunt

Notes Edit

  • The powers Clobber and Jawbreaker were switched in the order that you can obtain them on August 1, 2006.

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