Is Crystal Fragments a Spammable Now?

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Yes.

What? How?

The two biggest factors that make Crystal Fragments a viable and strong spammable skill that Magicka Sorcerer DPS can now use are:

1) The cast time for hard-casting Crystal Fragments (no proc) is ~.8 seconds which is less than 1 GCD (Global Cooldown) which is about 1 second.

2) Post-Stonethorn, Crystal Fragments can now proc itself.

In terms of numbers, it is quite comparable to other spammables such as Force Pulse and Elemental Weapon.

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An example of barsetups with using Crystal Fragments as a spammable skill is shown below:

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