Mu Mastery

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Overview

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Mu Mastery is one of the Patron Power Pools.

Scirocco will instruct you on the Way of Mu, ancient techniques that give access to the lightning-based powers of the ancient race.

Power Tables

The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Arachnos Soldier / Arachnos Widow / Brute / Tanker

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedHighDmg.png Mu Lightning 35 Ranged, High DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEImmobilize.png Electrifying Fences 35 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Minor DoT(Energy), Foe Immob, -End
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Ball Lightning 41 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Moderate DoT(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron RangedConeModerateDmg.png Static Discharge 41 Ranged (Cone), Moderate DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Striker 44 Summon Mu Striker: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)

Blaster

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron RangedConeModerateDmg.png Static Discharge 35 Ranged (Cone), Moderate DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron ResistBuff.png Charged Armor 35 Toggle: Self +Res(Smash, Lethal, Energy)
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEImmobilize.png Electrifying Fences 41 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Minor DoT(Energy), Foe Immobilize, -End
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Adept 41 Summon Mu Adept: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles 44 Ranged, Minor DMG(Energy), Foe Hold, -End

Controller / Dominator

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron PBAoEDrain.png Power Sink 35 PBAoE, Self +End, Foe -End
Arachnos Patron ResistBuff.png Charged Armor 35 Toggle: Self +Res(Smash, Lethal, Energy)
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Ball Lightning 41 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Moderate DoT(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Surge of Power 41 Self +Res(Special)
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Guardian 44 Summon Mu Guardian: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)

Corruptor / Defender

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron PBAoEDrain.png Power Sink 35 PBAoE, Self +End, Foe -End
Arachnos Patron ResistBuff.png Charged Armor 35 Toggle: Self +Res(Smash, Lethal, Energy)
Arachnos Patron ConservePower.png Conserve Power 41 Self End Discount
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles 41 Ranged, Minor DMG(Energy), Foe Hold, -End
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Adept 44 Summon Mu Adept: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)

Mastermind

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron RangedConeModerateDmg.png Static Discharge 35 Ranged (Cone), Moderate DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron ResistBuff.png Charged Armor 35 Toggle: Self +Res(Smash, Lethal, Energy)
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEImmobilize.png Electrifying Fences 41 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Minor DoT(Energy), Foe Immobilize, -End
Arachnos Patron MeleeTargetedAoE.png Thunder Strike 41 Melee(AoE), High DMG(Smash, Energy), Foe Disorient, Knockback, -End
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles 44 Ranged, Minor DMG(Energy), Foe Hold, -End

Scrapper / Stalker

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedModDmg.png Mu Bolts 35 Ranged, Moderate DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedSnipe.png Zapp 35 Sniper, Extreme DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Ball Lightning 41 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Moderate DoT(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles 41 Ranged, Minor DMG(Energy), Foe Hold, -End
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Adept 44 Summon Mu Adept: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)

Sentinel

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEImmobilize.png Electrifying Fences 35 Ranged (Targeted AoE), Minor DoT(Energy), Foe Immobilize, -End
Arachnos Patron MeleeTargetedAoE.png Thunder Strike 35 Melee (AoE), High DMG(Smash, Energy), Foe Disorient, Knockback
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles 41 Ranged, Minor DMG(Energy), Foe Hold, -End
Arachnos Patron RangedConeModerateDmg.png Static Discharge 41 Ranged (Cone), Moderate DMG(Energy), Foe -End
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Adept 44 Summon Mu Adept: Ranged Moderate DMG(Energy)

Powers

The following are powers in the Mu Mastery powerset.

Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Ball Lightning

Hurls a highly charged ball of Mu lightning that explodes on contact. Ball Lightning deals good damage in an area of effect, and drains some Endurance from each target it hits. You must be level 41 and have one of the following powers before selecting this power.

Arachnos Soldiers/Arachnos Widows/Brutes/Tankers: Mu Lightning or Electrifying Fences

Controllers/Dominators: Power Sink or Charged Armor

Scrappers/Stalkers: Mu Bolts or Zapp

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Energy)
Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 41 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 41 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 41 (Brute)
Archetypeicon controller.png 41 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 41 (Dominator)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 41 (Scrapper)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 41 (Stalker)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 41 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged AoE Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron ResistBuff.png Charged Armor

When you toggle on this power, you are surrounded by a charged field that makes you highly resistant to Smashing, Lethal, and Energy damage.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 35 (Blaster)
Archetypeicon controller.png 35 (Controller)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 35 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 35 (Defender)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 35 (Dominator)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 35 (Mastermind)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smashing, Lethal, Energy)
Enhancements TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage

Arachnos Patron ConservePower.png Conserve Power

You can focus for a moment to Conserve your Endurance. After activating this power, you expend less endurance on all other powers for a while. You must be level 41 and have Power Sink or Charged Armor before selecting this power.

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 41 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 41 (Defender)
Effects Self Endurance Discount
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories None

Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Electric Shackles

Electric Shackles binds a foe's limbs, leaving the target Held and helpless. The target is drained of some Endurance and some of that Endurance may be transferred back to you. You must meet the following requirements before selecting this power:

Blasters/Masterminds: Two other Mu Mastery Powers (Level 44)

Corruptors/Defenders: Power Sink or Charged Armor (Level 41)

Scrappers/Sentinels/Stalkers: Mu Bolts or Zapp (Level 41)

Note: You cannot get Critical strikes using this power, though it still enables your other attacks to Critical.

Damage Minor(Energy)
Recharge Long
Scrappers/Sentinels/Stalkers: Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 44 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 41 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 41 (Defender)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 44 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 41 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon sentinel.png 41 (Sentinel)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 41 (Stalker)
Effects Ranged
Foe Hold, -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Ranged Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Hold Duration.png Holds
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron RangedAoEImmobilize.png Electrifying Fences

The Electrifying Fences attempts to Immobilize a group of foes in an area. This power deals some Energy damage over time as it slowly drains some Endurance. You must be level 41 and have one of two Mu Mastery powers (see chart below) before selecting this power (Blasters/Masterminds only):

Blasters: Static Discharge or Charged Armor

Masterminds: Thunder Strike or Charged Armor

Damage Moderate Damage Over Time(Energy)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 35 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 35 (Arachnos Widow)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 41 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon brute.png 35 (Brute)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 41 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon sentinel.png 35 (Sentinel)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Immobilize, -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged AoE Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Immobilization Duration.png Immobilize
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedModDmg.png Mu Bolts

You can quickly hurl small bolts of Mu electricity at foes, dealing some damage and draining some Endurance. Some of this Endurance may transfer back to you. Mu Bolts deals light damage, but recharges quickly.

Damage Moderate(Energy)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper.png 35 (Scrapper)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 35 (Stalker)
Effects Ranged
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Ranged Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedHighDmg.png Mu Lightning

You can send a large blast of Mu electrical energy at a foe, dealing heavy damage and draining some Endurance. Some of this Endurance may transfer back to you.

Damage High(Energy)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 35 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 35 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 35 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Ranged Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron PBAoEDrain.png Power Sink

Power Sink leeches Energy directly from the bodies of all nearby foes, draining their Endurance. Each foe you draw energy from increases your Endurance. If there are no foes within range, you will not gain any Endurance.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 35 (Controller)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 35 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 35 (Defender)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 35 (Dominator)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Self +Endurance
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification

Arachnos Patron RangedConeModerateDmg.png Static Discharge

Hurls multiple bolts of Mu electricity in an arc that deals damage and drains Endurance from all affected foes in the area. You must be level 41 and have Mu Lightning or Electrifying Fences before selecting this power (except Blasters/Masterminds).

Damage Moderate(Energy)
Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 41 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 41 (Arachnos Widow)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 35 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon brute.png 41 (Brute)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 35 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon sentinel.png 41 (Sentinel)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 41 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged AoE Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Adept

Scirocco has shown you how to call upon a mystical Mu Adept to assist you. The Mu pulse with the blood of their slaughtered ancestors in their veins, and are well practiced in the dark arts. Your access to this Adept is very limited. You can only summon him once every 15 minutes and he will leave after 4 minutes, or if you exit a zone or mission. You must meet the following requirements before selecting this power:

Blasters: Static Discharge or Charged Armor (Level 41)

Corruptors/Defenders/Scrappers/Sentinels/Stalkers: Two other Mu Mastery Powers (Level 44)

Damage Moderate(Energy)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 41 (Blaster)
V archetypeicon corruptor.png 44 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 44 (Defender)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 44 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon sentinel.png 44 (Sentinel)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 44 (Stalker)
Effects Summon Mu Adept: Ranged
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Sleep Duration.png Enhance Sleep Duration
Set Categories IO Pet Damage.png Pet Damage
IO Recharge Intensive Pets.png Recharge Intensive Pets
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Guardian

Scirocco has shown you how to call upon a mystical Mu Guardian to assist you. The Mu pulse with the blood of their slaughtered ancestors in their veins, and are well practiced in the dark arts. Your access to this Guardian is very limited. You can only summon him once every 15 minutes and he will leave after 4 minutes, or if you exit a zone or mission. You must be level 44 and have two other Mu Mastery Powers before selecting this power.

Damage Moderate(Energy)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 44 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 44 (Dominator)
Effects Summon Mu Guardian: Ranged
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Pet Damage.png Pet Damage
IO Recharge Intensive Pets.png Recharge Intensive Pets
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Striker

Scirocco has shown you how to call upon a mystical Mu Striker to assist you. The Mu pulse with the blood of their slaughtered ancestors in their veins, and are well practiced in the dark arts. Your access to this Striker is very limited. You can only summon him once every 15 minutes and he will leave after 4 minutes, or if you exit a zone or mission. You must be level 44 and have two other Mu Mastery Powers before selecting this power.

Damage Moderate(Energy)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 44 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 44 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 44 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 44 (Tanker)
Effects Summon Mu Striker: Ranged
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Pet Damage.png Pet Damage
IO Recharge Intensive Pets.png Recharge Intensive Pets
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Surge of Power

When you activate this power, you transform your body into living Electricity and become extremely resistant to all damage but Psionics, and your Endurance recovery is also increased. Expending all this energy will leave you exhausted, drained of all your endurance and unable to recover endurance for a short time. You must be level 41 and have Power Sink or Charged Armor before selecting this power.

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 41 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 41 (Dominator)
Effects Self +Resistance(Special)
Enhancements TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification

Arachnos Patron MeleeTargetedAoE.png Thunder Strike

A massive attack. You smash your foes with all the power of a lightning bolt. The pummeled victim takes tremendous damage and may be Disoriented. Any nearby foes may be knocked down and take some damage from the shockwave, as well as have some endurance drained. You must be level 41 and have Thunder Strike or Charged Armor before selecting this power (Masterminds only).

Damage High(Smashing/Energy)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon sentinel.png 35 (Sentinel)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 41 (Mastermind)
Effects Melee(Area of Effect)
Foe Disorient, Knockback, -End (Masterminds only)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration.png Enhance Disorient Duration
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness (Masterminds only)
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png Melee AoE Damage
IO Knockback Distance.png Knockback
IO Disorient Duration.png Stuns
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedSnipe.png Zapp

A focused blast of Mu electrical energy that can travel great distances with high Accuracy. Zapp drains Endurance, some of which may transfer back to you. This is a sniper attack, and is best fired from a distance as it can be interrupted. If you are engaged in battle this attack becomes instant-cast. If you are not engaged, it will do bonus damage.

Damage Extreme(Energy)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper.png 35 (Scrapper)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 35 (Stalker)
Effects Sniper
Foe -Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Interrupt Time.png Reduce Interrupt Time
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Ranged Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Interrupt Duration.png Sniper Attacks
IO Damage.png Universal Damage

Historical

Badge time.png This section contains information about changes that took place in City of Heroes/Villains. It is provided for historical purposes.
  • This set was added to the game in Issue 7.
  • This set was included with the release of Arachnos Soldiers and Arachnos Widows in Issue 12.
  • Arachnos Soldiers, Arachnos Widows, and Brutes were granted access to Static Discharge in Issue 16.
  • This set was Proliferated to Hero Archetypes in Issue 18.
  • In Issue 21, All Epic Power Pools became accessible at level 35, and the level requirements for the powers were lowered to match.

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