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- "Just before a Nova Bomb hits, there is a rush of air and warmth—the destruction of Light and life in its path."
- — Ikora Rey
- "Channel some of the Traveler’s most mysterious forces and unleash them in an explosive, large area-of-effect attack."
- — Ability description 
The caster hurls a concentrated sphere of the Traveler's energy that, upon impact with a target, unleashes a devastating explosion. The Nova Bomb is capable of completely vaporizing weaker enemies and stagger larger more powerful foes.