Purgatus staff crashing game

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Issue Description:

Steps to Reproduce:
If theres no enemies around at the start of a mission it works fine. As soon as enemies appear on the screen or in the meatgrinder my system instantly crashes out on cast either normal or charged.

Mission Name (If Applicable):
[Steam/Microsoft Store]
Player ID:
[Steam ID/Steam Profile URL/GamerTag]

Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:

Reproduction Rate:
Once - Rare (<10%) - Unusual (<25%) - Common (<50%) - Often (<75%) - Constant (100%)
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Upload Console Log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide\console_logs
  4. Locate the console log that corresponds with the session in which the issue occurred, by looking at the timestamps in the log names
  5. Upload here

Upload darktide_launcher.log:
console-2022-11-24-03.37.45-50b069b2-b962-460f-a26c-3c066ffd55ac.log (421.1 KB)

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide
  4. Locate the darktide_launcher.log in this directory
  5. Upload here
    darktide_launcher.log (932.8 KB)

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Thanks, just to add to this I leveled a Zealot to check if the Flamer did the same thing. It doesnt. It works perfectly fine in all cases. Actually infuriating :rofl:


Can confirm! Even in meat grinder, charged up flamethrower staff crashes my game.

darktide_launcher.log (132.1 KB)
console-2022-11-24-16.27.40-8e042b9a-39d6-4776-be2e-53089e76df97.log (124.7 KB)

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This is so sad.

GUID: 27ac4762-4306-47eb-bfc7-6695744bdc22
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