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Searing Palm

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Focus Recovery 5
Searing Palm
Buff debuff icon 01 38.png
Inflicts enemy with Searing Palm for 12 sec.

Inflicts [10.0] damage

Pierces Defense and Parry skills

-10% Movement Speed for enemies affected by Searing Palm
Driven effect for 3 sec. when attacking an enemy afflicted by Searing Palm
Critical Damage +2.5% during Driven effect (max 10 stacks)
Triggers Continuum effect for 12 sec.
Recovers 1 Focus per sec. during Continuum effect

Damage Reduction +20% during Continuum effect
Range Area Cast Cooldown
3m Target Instant 30 sec.
Skill Requirements
On using Skill icon kung fu master 1-7-2.png Leading Palm / link=} Pivot Kick

When using Kfm skill searing dragon.png Searing Dragon
On a hit with Skill icon kung fu master 1-2-5.png Avenging Fist
On accurate Skill icon kung fu master 1-3-4.png Hellfire Kick
When resisted with Skill icon kung fu master 0-7-2.png Shadow Dance or Buff debuff icon 00 29.png Footwork

Upon Resist by Skill icon kung fu master 0-0-6.png Flurry or Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-0.png Backstep
Searing Palm

Searing Palm is a Kung Fu Master skill gained at level 45. It does instant damage and applies a debuff to a single target in melee range, piercing Parry and Defense skills, and restores Focus. Searing Palm must be Readied by another skill before it can be used, and has a 30 second cooldown. The default hotkey is X.

Its significant damage boosts position Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm to setup short burst windows, with various CDR and setup skills allowing a consistent rotation. Stun talents and pierce ensure its viability in PvP content as well.

Mechanics[edit | edit source]

Without using any training points, Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm deals [10.00] damage and recovers 5 focus. [10.00] is the Attack Power modifier. The damage can be enhanced with HM Skill Points, by 4.0% per point up to 5 times (20.0% / [12.00]).

Debuff[edit | edit source]

On hit, Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm inflicts the enemy with the Searing Palm debuff, reducing Movement Speed by 10%. Attacking an enemy with this debuff stacks the Driven buff.

Buffs[edit | edit source]

Driven[edit | edit source]

Buff Debuff Icon 01 52.png Attacking an enemy with the Searing Palm debuff grants the Driven buff for 3 sec. This buff can be stacked up to 10 times, for +2.5% Critical Damage per stack.

Continuum[edit | edit source]

Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm also triggers the Continuum effect for 12 sec., giving +20% Damage Reduction and recovering 1 focus per second over its duration.

Unleashed[edit | edit source]

align=left At level 60, Continuum is upgraded to the Unleashed effect, which additionally grants +10% Critical Damage and Boss Attack Power (+200 for Dragon Fist, +145 for Flying Kick).

Talents[edit | edit source]

The Dragon Fist talent Warrior's Will improves the CC of Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm for a more PvP-oriented playstyle. Increasing the slow from 10% to 50%, it also consumes the Searing Palm debuff after 5 hits to stun the enemy.

Combo Skills[edit | edit source]

Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm can only be used after one of the following conditions:

Condition Skill
On Use Skill icon kung fu master 1-7-2.png Leading Palm Kfm skill searing dragon.png Searing Dragon link=} Pivot Kick
On Hit Skill icon kung fu master 1-3-4.png Hellfire Kick Skill icon kung fu master 1-2-5.png Avenging Fist Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike
On Resist Skill icon kung fu master 0-7-2.png Shadow Dance Buff debuff icon 00 29.png Footwork Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-0.png Backstep Skill icon kung fu master 0-0-6.png Flurry

The following skills deal increased damage when used on a target afflicted by the Searing Palm debuff:

Skill Additional Damage (xAP)
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick 2.5
Kfm skill awk cyclone.png Awakened Cyclone Kick 3.75
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick ( ) 2.9
Kfm skill awk cyclone.png Awakened Cyclone Kick ( ) 4.3
Kfm skill burning fist.png Burning Fist 1.8
Kfm skill awk burning fist.png Awakened Burning Fist 2.8
Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike ( / ) 6
Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike ( ) 7.8
Kfm skill burning fist.png Burning Fist ( ) 2.3
Kfm skill awk burning fist.png Awakened Burning Fist ( ) 3.3

The cooldown of Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm can be reduced by the following:

Skill Cooldown Reduction (sec.)
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick 5
Skill icon kung fu master 1-2-5.png Avenging Fist 5
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-0.png Backstep 5
Skill icon kung fu master 0-0-6.png Flurry (EXCEPT ) 8
Skill icon kung fu master 1-7-5.png Quick Kick 7
Skill icon kung fu master 1-3-4.png Hellfire Kick 9
Kfm skill smolder.png Smolder 7
link=} Pivot Kick 8

Item Synergies[edit | edit source]

Some items (weapons, soul shields, accessories, etc.) can further improve Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm and related skills.

Weapons[edit | edit source]

No known synergies.

Bracelet[edit | edit source]

Item Bonus
Divine Dragon Bracelet - Stage 1+ Additional damage for skills during Continuum:
Kfm skill dragon claw.png Dragon Claw +[0.7~2.6]
Kfm skill burning fist.png Burning Fist / Kfm skill smolder.png Smolder +[0.9~3.2]
Kfm skill searing dragon.png Searing Dragon +[3.9~13]
Tiger Bracelet - Stage 1+ Additional damage for skills during Continuum:
Skill icon kung fu master 0-1-0.png Iron Shoulder / Kfm skill roundhouse.png Roundhouse +[0.5~1.65]
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick +[1.05~3.4]
Starbreaker Bracelet - Stage 1+ Triggers Starbreaker effect for 12 sec. on Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm use:
Kfm skill dragon claw.png Dragon Claw +[2.85~3.95]
Kfm skill burning fist.png Burning Fist / Kfm skill smolder.png Smolder +[3.5~4.85]
Kfm skill searing dragon.png Searing Dragon +[14.25~16.5]
Divinity Bracelet - Stage 1+ Triggers Divinity effect for 12 sec. on Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm use:
Skill icon kung fu master 0-1-0.png Iron Shoulder / Kfm skill roundhouse.png Roundhouse +[1.7~2]
Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick +[3.6~4.2]

Soul Shields[edit | edit source]

No known synergies.

Soul Badges[edit | edit source]

Item Relevant Bonus
x Acc Rune Warlock 1-1Phase.png Liberty Soul Badge
Unable to Trade
Triggers Liberty effect for 12 sec. on Dragon Fist Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm:
Kfm skill smolder.png Smolder reduces Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike cooldown by 5 sec.
Kfm skill smolder.png Smolder damage +[6.5]
x Acc Rune Warlock 1-1Phase.png Songbird Soul Badge
Unable to Trade
Triggers Songbird effect for 12 sec. on Flying Kick Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm:
Skill icon kung fu master 0-1-0.png Iron Shoulder / Kfm skill roundhouse.png Roundhouse / Skill icon kung fu master 1-1-5.png Cyclone Kick reduce Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike cooldown by 1 sec.
Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike stacks Critical Damage bonus (max 2)
x Acc Rune Summoner 1-1Phase.png Blue Moon Soul Badge
Unable to Trade
Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm reduces Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike cooldown by 8 sec.
Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm increases damage of next Skill icon kung fu master 0-4-2.png Comet Strike +[5]
x Acc Rune ForceMaster 1-1Phase.png Holy Fire Soul Badge
Unable to Trade
link=} Pivot Kick resets Buff debuff icon 01 38.png Searing Palm cooldown

Mystic Badges[edit | edit source]

No known synergies.