Champions Online : Celestial Power Set Guide

Now that Celestial power set is available for every player, your friends at Ten Ton Hammer are pleased to provide a guide to this new set. For all the healing-themed goodness, read on!
For the overview, we’ll list each power along with any pertinent information. In addition, any advantages that can be purchased for the power will be listed. The tier of the power will also be listed. Newer players may be confused by the term ‘tier’ for the powers.


The
Celestial power set for Champions Online was revealed during the
recent Blood Moon event. This power set is designed for the player who
really, really likes to heal. Players could unlock the power set during
the Blood Moon event by completing the Dawn of the Undead Heroes
mission chain and by gathering forty celestial crystals. Now that the
Halloween themed event is over, the Celestial power set is available to
everybody. Your pals here at Ten Ton Hammer are pleased to provide an
overview of the Celestial power set for CO.



For the overview, we’ll list each power along with any
pertinent information. In addition, any advantages that can be
purchased for the power will be listed. The tier of the power will also
be listed. Newer players may be confused by the term
‘tier’ for the powers. What tier means is what
requirements are needed to take the power. The tier levels are
summarized below.


  • Starter – no
    requirement needed.
  • Tier 1 – requires
    one celestial power or two non energy building powers from any framework
  • Tier 2 – requires
    three celestial powers or five non energy building powers from any
    framework
  • Tier 3 – requires
    five celestial powers or eight non energy building powers from any
    framework

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style="font-weight: bold;">Radiance

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Tier: Starter

Type: Energy Builder

Description: Radiance fires bolts of dimensional energy at your target,
healing your friends and destroying your foes.

Method: Click

  • If targeting foe: Single
    target dimensional damage
  • If targeting ally: Heals
    target
  • Generates energy
  • If targeting ally: Only
    generates energy if damage is healed

Advantages

  • Convergence - Radiance gains
    a 20% chance to chain to a secondary target. The chain will have the
    opposite effect: An attack will chain a heal to a nearby friend; a heal
    will chain an attack to a
    nearby enemy
  • Accelerated Metabolism -
    Every time you use this ability you have a chance to return a small
    amount of energy.



Rebuke

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Tier: Starter

Type: Ranged

Description: Call upon dimensional forces to judge your target, healing
your friends and destroying your foes.

Method: Tap

  • If targeting foe: Single
    target dimensional damage.
  • If targeting ally: Heals
    target

Method: Charge

  • Increases the damage or
    healing and energy cost of the Tap effect

Advantages

  • Admonish - If fully charged,
    stuns targets around your primary target.
  • Accelerated Metabolism -
    Every time you use this ability you have a chance to return a small
    amount of energy.
  • Crippling Challenge
  • This advantage Taunts an AI
    controlled enemy, forcing them to attack you for 4 seconds, and
    generates a moderate amount of thread. In addition, it places a 20%
    damage debuff on the target that persists for 15 seconds.
  • If the taunted enemy attacks
    the taunter, it will quickly reduce this debuff's strength. Conversely,
    damage the taunter inflicts on the taunted enemy restores the debuff's
    strength.
  • All taunt advantages share a
    10 second cooldown, and an enemy that has been taunted cannot be
    taunted again for 10 seconds.
  • Against other player,
    Crippling Challenge breaks through blocking and disables it for 10
    seconds.



Imbue

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Tier: 1

Type: Buff Self

Description: By imbuing yourself with dimensional energies you are able
to increase the efficacy of the next power you use.

Method: Click

  • Increases the damage or
    healing of the next ability used.

Advantages

  • Illusive - The next power
    you use after Imbue will generate less threat.



Illumination

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Tier: 1

Type: Buff Targets

Description: Illumination places healing energies around your target,
aiding your allies in their fight.

Method: Click

  • If targeting foe: Places
    Illumination on your target. Any hero attacking the target will receive
    the Mend buff, healing them over time.
  • If targeting foe: The debuff
    has a 5 minute duration.
  • If targeting ally: Places
    Illumination on your target. When the affected ally takes damage they
    will receive the Mend buff, healing them over time.
  • If targeting ally: The buff
    has a 30 minute duration.

Advantages

  • Brilliance - Illumination
    becomes a toggle that automatically affects targets in a 25 foot sphere
    around you. The Illumination toggle costs energy while active. The
    Illumination toggle can affect, at maximum, yourself, one friend, and
    one enemy every one second.





Conduit

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Tier: 1

Type: Ranged

Description: You become a conduit for dimensional energies, focusing
them on your friends or enemies.

Method: Maintain

  • If targeting foe: Deals
    dimensional damage to the target
  • If targeting ally: Heals the
    target
  • If your target is affected
    by Illumination, chains to nearby targets of the same type.

Advantages

  • Serenity - A portion of the
    energy you use to cast Conduit is returned to you if your target is
    affected by Mend.
  • Accelerated Metabolism -
    Every time you use this ability you have a chance to return a small
    amount of energy.



Conviction

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Tier: 1

Type: Buff Self

Description: You are able to temporarily increase your maximum health.

Method: Click

  • Increases your maximum
    health for a short time

Advantages

  • Impudence - Conviction
    becomes an Active Defense. The power becomes much more powerful but
    also gains a 90 second cooldown and applies a 30 second cooldown to
    other Active Defense powers.



Iniquity

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Tier: 1

Type: Healing

Description: You are the ultimate healer, transferring health from
yourself to your target.

Method: Click

  • Heals target
  • Deals damage equal to the
    heal to you

Advantages

  • Justice - Iniquity can now
    target up to 5 friends in a cone in front of you. Iniquity is 10% less
    effective (per target) for each target hit beyond the first.





Redemption

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Tier: 2

Type: Healing

Description: Your powers allow you to call other heroes back from the
brink of defeat.

Method: Click

  • Revives a nearby hero
  • Cannot be used while in
    combat

Advantages

  • Salvation - Redemption can
    now resurrect up to 5 targets within 25 feet of you. Healing received
    is divided amongst targets resurrected.



Palliate

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Tier: 2

Type: Ranged

Description: Calling upon dimensional energies you are able to blast
your enemies and heal your allies.

Method: Click

  • Heals target for a
    percentage of their life.
  • Increases Presence of target.

Advantages

  • Absolve - The target of
    Palliate has their threat wiped and gains stealth for 10 seconds.



Seraphim

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Tier: 2

Type: Buff Self

Description: You are one with the dimensional energies you control
enhancing your ability to use them for your will.

Method: Slotted Passive

  • Can be slotted in a Support
    or Balanced passive power slot.
  • Only active while in combat.
  • Increases damage of all your
    Dimensional attacks. This benefit scales with your Presence.
  • Grants bonus efficacy to all
    your healing powers. This benefit scales with your Constitution.
  • Grants significant
    resistance to Dimensional type damage and moderate resistance to all
    Paranormal (Magic, Ego, Dimensional) type damage. this benefit scales
    with your Constitution.
  • Grants a small amount of
    healing every few seconds to all allies in a moderate radius.
  • Counts as an Energy Form.

Advantages

  • Balance - While you are in
    combat, up to 5 enemy targets within 20 feet of you will take a small
    amount of damage over time.



Expulse

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Tier: 2

Type: Close Area Attack

Description: Using a blast of energy you are able to send any enemies
around you flying,

Method: Charge

  • Knockback on all targets in
    melee range.
  • Must be fully charged

Advantages

  • Impose - All targets knocked
    back by Expulse are also snared after 2 seconds.
  • Accelerated Metabolism -
    Every time you use this ability you have a chance to return a small
    amount of energy.
  • Challenging Strikes - This
    advantage causes this attack to causes additional threat to your
    targets, making them more likely to attack you. The additional threat
    from this ability can only occur once every 5 seconds, and shares a
    cooldown with all powers that have this advantage.



Ascension

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Tier: 3

Type: Buff Self

Description: You are able to temporarily draw massive energy from other
dimensions, increasing your damage and healing and granting you flight
for a short time.

Method: Click

  • Increases efficacy of all
    your Healing Powers.
  • Increases damage of all your
    attacks.
  • Grants flight. 

Advantages

  • Judgment - All Illuminations
    within 25 feet are consumed. Friendly targets who were illuminated are
    healed. Enemy targets who were illuminated take damage.



Purge

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Tier: 3

Type: Debuff

Description: Purge a target, banishing an undesirable effect to far off
dimensions.

Method: Click

  • If targeting foe: Removes a
    single buff and travel power.
  • If targeting ally: Removes
    one debuff, damage over time, or heal reduction.

Advantages

  • Deliverance - Celestial
    Cleansing now helps friendly targets around your primary target break
    free of holds.



There you have it, fellow do-gooders! The full Celestial power set is
at your command and is waiting for the truest hero to answer the call
and wield these awesome healing powers. Now get out there and smite
some evil!




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