Arcane Awakening is an Arcane Enhancement that provides a chance on reloading any weapon to increase the damage of secondary weapons for a short time.


Rank Chance Effect Duration
0 10% 25% 4 sec
1 20% 50% 8 sec
2 30% 75% 12 sec
3 40% 100% 16 sec


  • Successfully completing The Law of Retribution will award each member of the group a copy of the same random arcane. ArcaneAwakening64x Arcane Awakening is a common arcane and will be found somewhat frequently.
  • Killing the Eidolon Gantulyst grants a 18.17% chance to get an Arcane Awakening .
  • Capturing the Eidolon Gantulyst grants a 14.36% chance to get an Arcane Awakening.


  • The increase in damage stacks additively with mods that increase base damage e.g. Hornet Strike.
  • Triggers at the beginning of the reload.
    • Less effective on weapons with long reload times, especially at low ranks.
    • Reloading can be canceled and restarted for more chances for the effect to activate.