• Excalibur performing Tidal Force.
  • Excalibur performing Shattered Village.
  • Excalibur performing Raging Whirlwind.
  • Excalibur performing Winding Temper.

Crushing Ruin is one of two Stance mods for Hammer type weapons. Wielders of this Stance thrust in strong whirlwind attacks.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Tidal Force  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64
Shattered Village*  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackPausex64  PurpleBasex64Impact b270%  BlueBasex643x170%
Raging Whirlwind*  BlackBasex64  BlackBlockx64+ PurpleBasex64Impact b170%  BlackBasex643x170%  RedBasex64270%
Winding Temper*  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackDownx64+ BlackBasex642x170%  BlackBasex643x270%
Crowd Fall  BlackChargex64Ragdoll b400%

Hell's Wave SlideBlueBasex64

Mountain's Chisel In AirRedBasex64

Cyclical Dwelling Wall DashBlackBasex64

Final Word Knockdowned Enemy + BlackBasex64600%
 BlueBasex64  360° Attack   RedBasex64  Slam Attack   PurpleBasex64  Proc

 Melee Attacks

 BlackBasex64    Melee  
 BlackBlockx64    Block  
 BlackUpx64    Direction (Up)  
 BlackChargex64  Hold  
 BlackPausex64    Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

 BlackBasex64200%    Attack does double damage  
 BlackBasex642x    Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Move Button Combination
Tidal Force EEE
Shattered Village EE  Pause E270%Imp.E170%3XE150%3X
Raging Whirlwind ERMB  + E170%Imp.E170%2XE270%
Winding Temper EEDownarrow  + E170%2XE270%3X
Crowd Fall Hold E , Release
Hell's Wave Slide + E
Mountain Chisel In Air + E
Cyclical Dwelling Wallrun + E
Final Word Aiming at Downed Enemy + E
    = Normal       = All Targets       = Slam
    = All Targets + Slam
  • PS4 Players E  = ORMB  = R2
  • Xbox Players E  = RBRMB  = LTrigger


  • The spinning attacks of the Shattered Village combo do 70% and 50% bonus damage, while the large swing after pause does 170% bonus damage.
  • The Second Attack of Shattered Village and Raging Whirlwind will always proc Impact.
  • Holding the attack button on the last spin of Shattered Village combo allows for chaining spin attacks, similar to Clashing Forest's Battering Roots.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Crushing Ruin

  • Crushing Ruin Damage Multipliers Are Wrong

    3 messages
    • Now this is interesting, I would help you myself but I'm not good with numbers. 
    • Thank you Aeron216. I tried doing my own math, but it seems that the multipliers don't work based off of total damage. I'll need to...
  • Crushing Ruin Shattered Village, How?

    7 messages
    • Shattered Village is one of the easier combos to do because the timing is realy forgiving I've found. Usually you just have to let the fi...
    • I  press the melee key twice and then wait for the animation where the hammer swings like a baseball bat and when its pointing 45 degrees beh...