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Path of Exile: The Upcoming Skill Revamps Have Been Revealed


Grinding Gear Games announced another developer diary explaining the upcoming skills changers that will be released with the 3.3.0 patch in June 2018. They also pointed out that this is only the first part of the Path of Exile's skill revamps.


The studio has noticed that usually their policy is not to talk about large-scale updates publicly before they are implemented, but large-scale skill revamps are an exception to this rule. This is because these changes will not be implemented in one major revamp, but each content update will include a batch of updated skills, starting with update 3.3.0 in June 2018.


The decision of skill revamp was triggered by the fact that there is a group of older skills that have been overshadowed by newer ones over the past few years. Although some of them still have situational uses, most of them are outclassed in general.  Grinding Gear Games took the Ice Spear as an example, because it  ''performs somewhat adequately in crit-based builds against stationary mid-range bosses'', but it requires a large amount of support gems to hit multiple targets, so it underwhelming against larger groups of enemies.

As you might imagine, skills like Ice Spear will not only allow higher numbers to fit into them, but will also become new mechanics that will make them appealing for a variety of situations.  They will also receive visual updates to make them look pretty and shiny like the modern skills.


The skill themes will also become a topic in Path of Exile's future development. This obviously helps the players to get a specific flavour or a style that is in accord to a character's theme. Although these changes will not be ground breaking overhauls, they should help the players to make their characters fulfil a certain niche.

Another goal of this overhaul is to allow players to have more playstyles. Essence Drain and Contagion were chosen as examples that introduced new playstyles, and Grinding Gear Games  will be looking to make more skills feel like a different, unique playstyle. The complete developer diary can be found on their official forums.

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