Surge force staff melee visual bug lighting effect on melee weapon

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Issue Description:

when using the surge force staff you can switch to your melee mid cast and have a lightning effect on your melee

Steps to Reproduce:
[Please add the steps that can help our QA department in reproducing the issue. For example:]

  1. Play psyker with surge force staff i believe any melee
  2. cast the secondary spell of the staff and switch to melee
  3. Maybe not hit enemy with attack I had trouble in testing
  4. have annoying visual bug :smiley:

Mission Name (If Applicable):

any mission

[Steam/Microsoft Store]


Player ID:
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Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:

11/24/2022 11:40 PM EST

Reproduction Rate:
Pretty common 75% if done right

The timing is a bit tricky but it might be able to be consistent. also might not work if you hit an enemy with the staff spell

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