Reduce Lifetime

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Reduce Lifetime Spell lifetime down.png
The projectile lasts for a shorter duration
Type Projectile modifier
Mana drain 10
Cast delay -0.25s

A spell modifier that causes a projectile to have a shorter period to live before timing out and dissipating. This can cause a projectile to not being able to reach the target you're aiming at, but reduces cast delay to compensate which causes the next spell to fire faster.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Reduced projectile lifetime is often a detriment, so you'll essentially be buying reduced cast delay for 10 mana and less range.
  • As cast times are ignored when spells are fired by a Trigger, using it as part of a delivered spell package in this way is not a good idea if rapid fire is what you're after.
  • Can be used to make timed spells like Death Cross or Bomb explode faster. Useful when delivering them with a Trigger spell.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

It is difficult, but possible, to utilize an exploit in the gamecode to make this modifier cause a projectile to never expire. By using the correct wand and projectile stats you can land at a negative lifetime value and cause the projectile to never despawn, as seen in this youtube video. As of patch#9, this has not yet been fixed.

It should be mentioned that this method is extremely unreliable and should not be used for regular gameplay.

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