Thief : Skills

Weapon skills

Rifle Deadeye - Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Deadeye
Brutal Aim   ¾     Fire a shot that inflicts vulnerability on your target. Applies additional vulnerability when used against your marked target.
  Deadly Aim Kneel ¾     Fire a shot that inflicts vulnerability on your target. Applies additional vulnerability against your marked target.
  Death's Judgment Stealth Attack ½   1 Reveal yourself and fire a powerful shot at your target. If this attack hits your mark, it consumes all malice and deals increased damage for each malice consumed.
Skirmisher's Shot   ½ 3   Fire a bullet that inflicts conditions on your target and grants you a boon.
  Spotter's Shot Kneel ¾ 3   Fire a bullet that grants you boons and inflicts conditions on your target.
Double Tap   ¾ 6   Fire two bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
  Three Round Burst Kneel 1 6   Fire three bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
Death's Retreat   ¼ 5   Shadowstep away from your target and lose conditions. Poisons foes at your starting location.
  Sniper's Cover Kneel ¼ 4   Create a barrier of shadows that blocks incoming missiles.
Kneel     1 ½ Become immobile and gain access to kneel skills, which have increased projectile velocity. You can still dodge roll while kneeling. Kneel is canceled if you swap weapons or become disabled.
  Free Action Kneel       Stop kneeling and move freely.

Shortbow Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Trick Shot   ¼     Bounce an arrow between multiple nearby foes. This attack deals increased damage to poisoned foes.
  Surprise Shot Stealth Attack ¼   1 Shoot an arrow that immobilizes your foe.
  Malicious Surprise Shot Stealth Attack ¼   1 Shoot an arrow that immobilizes your foe. If the arrow hits your marked target, it consumes all malice and splinters, firing new arrows at nearby foes for each malice consumed.
Cluster Bomb   ½ 3   Fire a cluster bomb at the target area. Detonate in midair for multiple explosions.
  Detonate Cluster       1 Detonate your cluster bomb in midair.
Disabling Shot   ¼ 4   Do an evasive leap away from your foe while firing a crippling shot.
Choking Gas   ½ 4   Fire an arrow that fills the target area with a poisonous cloud. Foes at or above the poison threshold are dazed.
(The same foe cannot be dazed more than once per interval.)
Infiltrator's Arrow     6   Fire an arrow and shadowstep to the target area, blinding nearby foes.

Staff Daredevil - Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Daredevil
Staff Strike   ½     Strike your enemies with your staff.
  Staff Bash   ½     Swing your staff a second time, striking multiple enemies.
  Punishing Strikes   1     Whirl your staff around, striking nearby enemies.
  Hook Strike Stealth Attack ¾   1 Attack your foes with stealth, knocking enemies down.
Weakening Charge   ½ 3   Deliver multiple strikes, weakening foes.
Debilitating Arc     4   Strike enemies in front of you and roll backward, breaking immobilizing effects.
Dust Strike   ¼ 4   Sweep the ground, blinding enemies in front of you.
Vault   ¾ 6   Leap toward your destination, damaging foes upon impact.

Dagger Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Double Strike Chain       Strike your foe twice.
  Wild Strike Chain       Strike your foe again. Gain endurance with a successful strike.
  Lotus Strike   ¼     Strike your foe and inflict Poison.
  Backstab Stealth Attack ¼   1 Attack your foe from the shadows, striking for double damage if you hit from behind.
  Malicious Backstab Stealth Attack ¼   1 Attack your foe from the shadows and strike for double the damage if you hit from behind. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to deal bonus damage.
Heartseeker   ¾ 3   Leap and strike your foe. The less health your target has, the more damage you cause.
Twisting Fangs   ½ 4   Spin in place, hitting nearby foes. Each hit causes bleeding.
Death Blossom Dual Wield ½ 4   Do an evasive attack over your target, striking nearby foes three times. Each hit causes bleeding.
Shadow Shot Dual Wield   4   Fire an unblockable shot at your foe, which blinds them, and then shadowstep to them for a dagger strike.
Dancing Dagger   ¼ 3   Throw a dagger that cripples nearby foes and returns to you.
Cloak and Dagger   ½ 5   Stab your foe and vanish in stealth, leaving them vulnerable.

Pistol Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Vital Shot   ½     Bleed your foe with a shot to the vitals.
  Sneak Attack Stealth Attack 1   1 Sneak attack with rapid fire from your pistol and make your foe bleed.
  Malicious Sneak Attack Stealth Attack 1   1 Sneak attack with a rapid fire from your pistol that makes your foe bleed. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to inflict additional torment per bullet used.
Body Shot   ½ 4   Make your foe vulnerable with a body shot.
Repeater   2   Blast your foe with rapid fire from your pistol.
Unload Dual Wield 6   Blast your foe repeatedly with both pistols. Gain initiative if all attacks hit.
Shadow Strike Dual Wield   4   Stab your foe, then shadowstep away and shoot them. Unlock Repeater for a short time.
Head Shot     4   Daze your foe with a head shot.
Black Powder   ½ 6   Fire a black powder shot, blinding nearby foes with the smoke cloud.

Sword Main hand top

  Skill Type Description
Slice Chain       Slice your foe.
  Slash Chain ½     Slash your foe again.
  Crippling Strike   ½     Cripple your foe with a final strike.
  Tactical Strike Stealth Attack     1 Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt. Daze them instead if you attack from behind. Applies vulnerability.
  Malicious Tactical Strike Stealth Attack     1 Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt, or daze them if you attack from behind. Applies vulnerability. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to restore endurance based on the malice used.
Infiltrator's Strike     3   Shadowstep to a foe and strike them. Use Shadow Return to shadowstep back and cure one condition.
  Infiltrator's Return   ¼ 2   Return to your original location. Cure one condition.
Stab   ½ 4   Stab your foe.
Pistol Whip Dual Wield ¾ 5   Pistol-whip your foe, stunning them, then slash repeatedly with your sword.
Flanking Strike Dual Wield ½ 4   Evade and stab your foe.
  Larcenous Strike Dual Wield ½ 2   Stab your foe and steal boons from them. Deals increased damage if it hits a foe with no boons.

Harpoon gun Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Piercing Shot   ¼     Bleed multiple foes in a line with a piercing shot.
  The Ripper Stealth Attack ¾   1 Fire a shot from stealth to bleed your target.
  Malicious Ripper Stealth Attack ¾   1 Fire a shot while in stealth to bleed your target. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to add additional bleeding stacks.
Deluge   5   Fire four shots at your foe.
Escape   ½ 4   Shoot a harpoon and retreat, leaving a trail of poison.
Disabling Shot   1 4   Fire a harpoon that cripples your foe.
Ink Shot   ¼ 5   Shoot an ink shot that blinds foes in a line. Detonate the shot and shadowstep to it.
  Smoke Trail         Detonate your ink shot and shadowstep to it. Gain stealth if enemies are struck by this skill.

Spear Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Stab Chain ½     Stab your foe.
  Jab Chain ¾     Strike your foe again.
  Poison Tip Strike   ¾     Poison your foe with a final attack.
  Deadly Strike Stealth Attack ½   1 Attack from stealth, bleeding and weakening your target.
  Malicious Deadly Strike Stealth Attack ½   1 Attack while in stealth, bleeding and weakening your target. Consumes all malice to deal bonus damage if it strikes your mark.
Flanking Dive   ¾ 3   Evade your foe and then strike, dealing increased damage from the side or behind.
Nine-Tailed Strike   5   Block your foe and counterattack with a series of strikes. Gain initiative if you are not attacked.
  Break Stance     2   Spend initiative to break your blocking stance and immediately initiate the nine-tailed strike.
Tow Line   ½ 4   Throw a spear that pulls enemies to you. Gain stealth and access to Hooked Spear if this skill hits.
  Hooked Spear   ¾ 3   Spin around quickly, bleeding enemies caught in your spear's path.
Shadow Assault   ¼ 5   Strike your foe repeatedly with a shadowy assault. Evades while active.

Healing skills top

Skill Type   Description
Hide in Shadows Deception   1 30 Vanish in stealth and cure conditions. Then gain regeneration and heal yourself.
Signet of Malice Signet   15 Signet Passive: Heals when your attack.
Signet Active: Gain health.
Withdraw Trick     18 Cure conditions, then roll backward while healing and evading attacks.
Skelk Venom Venom   1 30 Heal yourself. Your next few attacks heal you.
Daredevil
Channeled Vigor Physical ¾ 20 Channel your energy to gain endurance and health per pulse. Heal for more if your endurance is full.
Deadeye
Malicious Restoration Cantrip ¾ 25 Transfer your conditions to your marked target and then heal yourself.

Utility skills top

Skill Type   Description
Blinding Powder Deception   ¼ 40 Blind nearby foes and grant stealth to nearby allies.
Shadow Refuge Deception ¼ 60 Create a pulsing refuge at the target area that heals allies and cloaks them in stealth.
Smoke Screen Deception ½ 25 Create a smoke screen that blocks missiles and blinds foes.
Shadowstep Deception   50 Shadowstep to target area. Becomes Shadow Return, which returns you to your starting area and cures three conditions.
Shadow Return Deception       Return to your starting location, and cure three conditions.
Prepare Pitfall Preparation ½ 25 Mark your current area with controlling magic, readying the location to crush enemies when Pitfall is released.
Pitfall       3 Unleash your pitfall on the area, knocking down foes and delivering constant damage over time.
Prepare Seal Area Preparation ½ 35 Mark your current area with stifling magic, readying the location to seal enemies in.
Seal Area       3 Create an area that blocks projectiles and prevents enemies from entering or leaving.
Prepare Shadow Portal Preparation ½ 60 Mark your current area with shadow magic, which can be detonated.
Shadow Portal       3 Unleash shadow magic at your prepared location, creating a one-way portal for you and your allies. Allies traveling through the portal gain stealth. Weakens foes around the portal's exit.
Prepare Thousand Needles Preparation ½ 30 Mark your current area with inhibiting magic, readying the location to poison enemies.
Thousand Needles       3 Unleash a hail of needles that immobilizes enemies on impact and poisons the ground, inflicting conditions over time.
Assassin's Signet Signet     20 Signet Passive: Grants increased power.
Signet Active: Power is massively increased for a short duration.
Infiltrator's Signet Signet     30 Signet Passive: Regenerate one extra initiative every ten seconds.
Signet Active: Shadowstep to your foe.
Signet of Agility Signet     30 Signet Passive: Grants increased precision.
Signet Active: Refill endurance and cleanse conditions from nearby allies.
Signet of Shadows Signet     20 Signet Passive: Grants a 25% increase in movement speed.
Signet Active: Apply conditions to foes near your target.
Caltrops Trick 1 30 Scatter caltrops that bleed and cripple foes.
Haste Trick     30 Gain quickness, fury, and swiftness.
Roll for Initiative Trick     40 Evade backward to regenerate initiative and recover from crippled, chilled, and immobilized.
Scorpion Wire Trick   ½ 1 Throw a scorpion wire and pull your foe to you.
Devourer Venom Venom     40 Your next few attacks immobilize foes.
Ice Drake Venom Venom     36 Chill foes with your next few attacks.
Skale Venom Venom     30 Apply vulnerability and torment with your next few attacks.
Spider Venom Venom     30 Poison foes with your next few attacks.
Daredevil
Distracting Daggers Physical     1 Fire a dazing dagger at your enemy. If this ability interrupts a skill, that skill's recharge is increased.
Impairing Daggers Physical   ½ 25 Fling multiple daggers at a single enemy, inflicting conditions.
Bandit's Defense Physical 20 Briefly block incoming attacks. Blocking an attack grants access to a retaliatory attack.
Reflexive Strike Physical   ½   Deliver a massive kick that knocks enemies down.
Fist Flurry Physical 1 20 Strike your enemy multiple times. If all attacks hit, gain access to Palm Strike.
Palm Strike Physical   ½   Strike your foe once to deal massive damage and stun them, marking your target with a Pulmonary Impact.
Deadeye
Binding Shadow Cantrip ¾ 30 Immobilize your target after a short delay and remove their boons. If the foe is your marked target, it is also knocked down.
Mercy Cantrip     30 Lose all malice, instantly refresh Deadeye's Mark, and gain initiative. Gain additional initiative for each stack of malice you had prior to using this skill.
Shadow Gust Cantrip ½ 30 Knock away nearby foes with a burst of shadow magic, then stealth yourself. If this skill hits your marked target, they'll be launched instead.
Shadow Flare Cantrip ¾ 30 Throw an orb of shadow magic that damages nearby foes at your targeted location. You may reactivate this skill to swap places with the orb. Deals increased damage to your marked target.
Shadow Swap         Swap places with your shadow flare.

Elite skills top

Skill Type   Description
Thieves Guild Deception   180 Call more thieves to support you in combat.
Dagger Storm Trick 90 Spin around, reflecting projectiles and throwing daggers that cripple and bleed nearby foes. You can move while spinning.
Basilisk Venom Venom   1 40 Your attacks are unblockable and turn foes to stone.
Daredevil
Impact Strike Physical ½ 40 Strike your enemy and stun them.
Uppercut     ¾   Deal a heavy blow with your fist, sending enemies flying.
Finishing Blow       Deal a downward strike on your foe. Downed enemies struck with this ability are finished.
Deadeye
Shadow Meld Cantrip   ½ 5 Remove revealed and stealth yourself.

Downed and drowning skills top

  Skill Type Description
Downed skills
Trail of Knives   ¼   Throw a knife that bounces off nearby foes, crippling them.
Shadow Escape     15 Teleport to the target location.
Smoke Bomb   ½ 20 Drop a smoke bomb and vanish in stealth.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
Drowning skills
Diving Knife   ½   Throw a knife at your foes, bleeding them.
Cheap Shot   ¾ 5 Knock back your foe with a kick.
Vanish in the Deep   1 20 Stealth into the depths.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
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