Vacuum critical table

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Vacuum critical table - Element: Air

This table includes the messaging, status effects and injury ranks for the vacuum damage type. Vacuum (also commonly referred to as air) critical damage, can result from certain spell attacks, such as Cone of Elements (518) Vacuum Bolt, vacuum flares from various sources, or natural environmental effects.

The damage values listed in this table are AS-based.

Notes:

  • Rank 8 and 9 R/L Eye messaging may be reversed but were placed in this order based on damage values.
  • Rank 5 R/L Arm have asymmetric damage values (Right 15 dmg, Left 20 dmg).
  • Rank 0 non-specific body location messaging:
Attention getter.
Ears pop, neat effect.

LEGEND

  • A - Amputation (limb loss)
  • F - Fatal critical
  • K - Knockdown
  • R - Injury level (rank 1, 2 or 3)
  • S - Stun w/number of rounds
  • x - Unknown stun round

HEAD

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Slight push to [target]'s face. Strong breeze passing by? none none
1 5 Ears pop loudly! none R1
2 10 Blood trickles from nose! S1 R1
3 15 Eyes bulge and blood trickles from ears and nose! S3 R2
4 20 Blood gushes from ears and nose! S6 R2
5 25 Decompression causes skull to crack, blood comes from ears and nose in a spurt! S10 R3
6 30 Massive decompression causes head to erupt in an explosion of brain and bone! Messy! F R3
7 35 Decompression liquifies what little brain the [target] had! F R3
8 40 Head decompresses and blood erupts from all orifices! F R3
9 50 Head is vaporized by decompression! F R3
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NECK

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Swallows hard, sore but nothing else. none none
1 2 Veins in neck stand out briefly! none R1
2 5 Throat swells to near bursting! S1 R1
3 10 Veins in neck swell S2 R2
4 12 Veins in neck burst and throat swells! S4 R2
5 15 Neck erupts in a gory spurt of blood! S8 R3
6 20 In a massive display of gore, the [target]'s neck explodes violently! F R3
7 25 Neck explodes outward and severs spine, gruesome! F R3
8 30 Jugular veins erupt in twin fountains! Too bad the [target] needed them to live. F R3
9 40 Neck is vaporized by decompression! F R3
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RIGHT EYE

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Eye gets a little bloodshot. none none
1 1 Eye swells under sudden pressure loss! none R1
2 3 Blood vessels in eyes burst! S1 R1
3 5 Eye swells and bulges as blood vessels burst! S3 R2
4 10 Eye bursts, the [target] howls in pain! S5 R2
5 20 Decompression ruptures eye! Ocular fluid spurts! S10 R3
6 30 Eyes burst followed by a stream of blood and brain, what a mess! S12 R3
7 40 Eye erupts, followed by a spurt of blood from the nose! Brain no longer intact. F R3 eye/head
8 45 Decompression causes eyes to explode, unfortunately it takes most of the [target]'s face with it too! F R3 eye/head
9 50 Eye bursts and decompression takes most of the [target]'s head with it! F R3 eye/head
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LEFT EYE

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Eye gets a little bloodshot. none none
1 1 Eye swells under sudden pressure loss! none R1
2 3 Blood vessels in eyes burst! S1 R1
3 5 Eye swells and bulges as blood vessels burst! S3 R2
4 10 Eye bursts, the [target] howls in pain! S5 R2
5 20 Decompression ruptures eye! Ocular fluid spurts! S10 R3
6 30 Eyes burst followed by a stream of blood and brain, what a mess! S12 R3
7 40 Eye erupts, followed by a spurt of blood from the nose! Brain no longer intact. F R3 eye/head
8 45 Decompression causes eyes to explode, unfortunately it takes most of the [target]'s face with it too! F R3 eye/head
9 50 Eye bursts and decompression takes most of the [target]'s head with it! F R3 eye/head
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CHEST

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 ? none none
1 5 Chest heaves as air rushes away from it! none R1
2 10 Ribs crack as chest swells! none R1
3 15 Chest swells, breaking ribs! S1 R1
4 20 Sternum snaps followed by many ribs! S3 R2
5 25 Ribs shatter and blood fills lungs! S5 R2
6 30 Chest expands and ribs snap, piercing lungs! S6 R3
7 50 Ribs shatter outward spraying bone everywhere, exposing a still beating heart! S8 R3
8 60 Chest heaves, lungs rupture ruining an otherwise good day! F R3
9 70 Chest decompresses violently and explodes in a shower of bone and lung! F R3
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ABDOMEN

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 ? none none
1 5 Abdomen swells as the air rushes away from it! none R1
2 10 Stomach distends and the [target] coughs up blood! none R1
3 15 Abdomen swells, internal organs rupture! S1 R2
4 20 Abdomen bulges greatly and organs rupture! S3 R2
5 25 Internal organs strain and burst under decompression! S5 R2
6 30 Vital organs swell and tear, the [target] howls in pain! S6 R3
7 50 Internal organs rearranged! VERY uncomfortable. S8 R3
8 60 Internal organs erupt outward spraying violently and dies horribly! F R3
9 70 Abdomen erupts, blood and bile splatter everything! F R3
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BACK

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 ? none none
1 5 Back pops as muscles resist the vacuum! none R1
2 10 Back swells and bones crack! none R1
3 15 Back strains under sudden decompression! S1 R1
4 20 Spine cracks! S3 R2
5 25 Back snaps as ribs and vertebrae separate! S5 R2
6 30 Back bones shatter in sudden pressure drop! S6 R3
7 50 Spine and shoulders snap as they expand outward! S8 K R3
8 60 Spine leaps out and shatters into many small pieces! F R3 back/nerves
9 70 Back erupts in a bloody display of bone and gore! F R3 back/nerves
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RIGHT ARM

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Slight tug on the arm. none none
1 3 Veins in arm stand out briefly! none R1
2 7 Blood vessels in arm burst! none R1
3 8 Decompression causes muscles in arm to crack! S1 R1
4 10 Elbow shatters under sudden decompression! S2 R2
5 15 Bones in arm crack and blood vessels burst! S3 R2
6 20 Upper and lower arm shatter as they decompress! S5 R2
7 25 Bones in right arm shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S6 A R3
8 35 Right arm explodes at the shoulder! S8 A R3
9 40 Right arm explodes into thousands of pieces! S10 A R3
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LEFT ARM

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Slight tug on the arm. none none
1 3 Veins in arm stand out briefly! none R1
2 7 Blood vessels in arm burst! none R1
3 8 Decompression causes muscles in arm to crack! S1 R1
4 10 Elbow shatters under sudden decompression! S2 R2
5 20 Bones in arm crack and blood vessels burst! S3 R2
6 20 Upper and lower arm shatter as they decompress! S5 R2
7 25 Bones in left arm shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S6 A R3
8 35 Left arm explodes at the shoulder! S8 A R3
9 40 Left arm explodes into thousands of pieces! S10 A R3
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RIGHT HAND

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Fingernail cracks! none none
1 1 Fingernail explodes! none R1
2 3 Knuckles pop and bleed! none R1
3 5 Veins in hand burst! S1 R1
4 7 Fingernails burst and blood sprays out! S1 R2
5 8 Knuckles in hand erupt, blood flows freely! S2 R2
6 10 Fingers and hand erupt bloodily! S3 R2
7 15 Bones in right hand shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S4 A R3
8 25 Right hand explodes at the wrist! S5 A R3
9 40 Right hand explodes into thousands of pieces! S7 A R3
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LEFT HAND

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Fingernail cracks! none none
1 1 Fingernail explodes! none R1
2 3 Knuckles pop and bleed! none R1
3 5 Veins in hand burst! S1 R1
4 7 Fingernails burst and blood sprays out! S1 R2
5 8 Knuckles in hand erupt, blood flows freely! S2 R2
6 10 Fingers and hand erupt bloodily! S3 R2
7 15 Bones in left hand shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S4 A R3
8 25 Left hand explodes at the wrist! S5 A R3
9 40 Left hand explodes into thousands of pieces! S7 A R3
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RIGHT LEG

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Slight tug on the leg none none
1 3 Legs wobble slightly! none R1
2 10 Blood vessels in leg burst! none R1
3 15 Decompression causes muscles in leg to snap! S1 R1
4 17 Knee shatters under sudden decompression! S3 K R2
5 20 Bones in leg crack and blood vessels burst! S5 K R2
6 25 Upper and lower leg shatter as they decompress! S6 K R2
7 30 Bones in right leg shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S8 A K R3
8 40 Right leg explodes at the hip! S10 A K R3
9 45 Right leg explodes into thousands of pieces! S12 A K R3
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LEFT LEG

Rank Damage Message Status Effects Wounds
0 0 Slight tug on the leg none none
1 3 Legs wobble slightly! none R1
2 10 Blood vessels in leg burst! none R1
3 15 Decompression causes muscles in leg to snap! S1 R1
4 17 Knee shatters under sudden decompression! S3 K R2
5 20 Bones in leg crack and blood vessels burst! S5 K R2
6 25 Upper and lower leg shatter as they decompress! S6 K R2
7 30 Bones in left leg shatter violently leaving behind a bloody stump! S8 A K R3
8 40 Left leg explodes at the hip! S10 A K R3
9 45 Left leg explodes into thousands of pieces! S12 A K R3
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See Also

Noncorporeal critical table for messaging with vacuum based attacks against Noncorporeal creatures.