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I have a per-hit bonus on my wand. Will this be applied every time one of my Prismatic Bolts strikes an enemy, or is it only for actual wand attacks? What about the "on hit" bonus on this helmet I have?



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"On-hit" bonuses will only come into effect with a regular [Left Mouse Button] attack (only for actual wand attacks).

After experimenting on my good friend, Practice Dummy with Big Dog:

Big Dog

Here is my normal attack:

A Normal Hit

Here is my alt. attack:

An Alt. Attack

As you can see, with the Alt. Attack, there is no +5 Health tooltip on my character, so they don't count towards "On-hit" bonuses.

This would be the same for "On-hit" bonuses on other items like helmets, etc.

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Wow, that item has like 15 affixes. – bwarner Sep 23 '12 at 12:39
:D I know. I just replaced it with something even better if that's even possible! – njallam Sep 23 '12 at 13:14

Actually for some skills you do receive the on-hit bonuses from your weapon.

For example, the following berserker skills DO apply on-hit effects from your right hand weapon when used:
1. Eviscerate
2. Wolfstrike
3. Raze
4. Chain Snare
5. Ravage

These were all tested on the training dummy.

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I can confirm what Leibniz is saying it is skill dependent... And some skills can proc certain passives too! Best bet is to try it out on the training dummy in town! – user53018 Aug 2 '13 at 3:27

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