Warrior : Skills

Weapon skills

Greatsword Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Arcing Slice Burst ½ 8 Deliver a circular attack to foes around you, and gain fury. Deal more damage to foes with low health.
Arc Divider Primal Burst 5 Spin to create shock waves that grow in size to damage nearby foes.
Greatsword Swing Chain ½   Slash your foe.
  Greatsword Slice Chain ½   Slice your foe.
  Brutal Strike   ½   Hit your foe with a final brutal strike.
Hundred Blades   8 Repeatedly strike multiple foes. The last strike does extra damage.
Whirlwind Attack   1 10 Whirl in a target's direction, slashing foes along your path.
Bladetrail   ¾ 15 Throw your greatsword at your foe so that it returns to you, crippling foes along the way.
Rush     20 Charge and strike your foe.

Hammer Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Earthshaker Burst ¾ 8 Jump to the targeted location and slam your hammer down, damaging and stunning foes.
Rupturing Smash Primal Burst ¾ 5 Jump to the targeted location and slam your hammer down, creating a deadly chain of earthen shock waves that immobilize and daze foes.
Hammer Swing Chain ½   Bash your foe.
  Hammer Bash Chain ½   Bash your foe again.
  Hammer Smash   ½   Smash the ground and damage nearby foes.
Fierce Blow   ¾ 6 Weaken your foe with a fierce blow, dealing increased damage when striking a controlled foe. Controls include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Hammer Shock   ½ 10 Smash the ground and send out a crippling wave.
Staggering Blow   ½ 18 Push back nearby foes with a staggering blow.
Backbreaker   1 25 Knock down your foe. Duration is increased if they are weakened.

Longbow Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Combustive Shot Burst ¾ 8 Ignite target area, burning nearby foes. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
Scorched Earth Primal Burst ½ 5 Fire a burning shot into the ground that creates a trail of flaming destruction.
Dual Shot   ¾   Shoot a pair of arrows at your foe.
Fan of Fire   ¼ 6 Fire a spread of three flaming arrows, burning foes.
Arcing Arrow   ¾ 10 Shoot a slow, arcing arrow that explodes on impact.
Smoldering Arrow   ¼ ½ Shoot an arrow that explodes on impact, blinding foes.
Pin Down   ¾ 25 Fire an arrow that bleeds and immobilizes your target.

Rifle Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Kill Shot Burst 8 Fire a powerful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
Gun Flame Primal Burst ¾ 5 Fire a fast, flaming shot that explodes on the first foe it hits, interrupting foes in the area.
Fierce Shot   ¾   Fire a shot at your target, gaining bonus adrenaline against vulnerable targets.
Aimed Shot   ¼ 8 Fire a precise shot that cripples your foe.
Volley   10 Fire a volley of shots at your foe.
Brutal Shot   ½ 15 Immobilize your foe, then evade backward.
Rifle Butt   ¼ 15 Push your foe back with your rifle butt.

Axe Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Eviscerate Burst ¾ 8 Leap at your foe with a devastating attack. Effect increases with adrenaline level. Gain might if this attack hits.
Decapitate Primal Burst ¾ 5 Gather your strength into a powerful attack. If it hits, gain might and recharge this skill.
Chop Chain ¼   Chop your foe.
  Double Chop Chain ¼   Chop your foe twice.
  Triple Chop     Deliver three final chops to your foe.
Cyclone Axe   ½ 6 Spin around and attack all nearby foes, applying vulnerability each hit. Gain fury for each foe hit.
Throw Axe   ¼ 1 Throw an axe that cripples foes, dealing bonus damage at lower health thresholds.
Dual Strike   ½ 12 Strike your foe with both weapons. Gain quickness for each strike that hits.
Whirling Axe   15 Spin and attack nearby foes. You can move while spinning.

Dagger Spellbreaker - Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Spellbreaker
Breaching Strike Burst ¾ 8 Strike your target and remove boons.
Precise Cut Chain ¼   Strike your foe. This attack deals increased critical damage.
  Focused Slash Chain ¼   Strike your foe. This attack has increased critical-hit damage.
  Keen Strike Chain ¼   Strike your foe and gain might. Gain additional might on critical hit.
Aura Slicer   ¾ 8 Leap and strike your foe, inflicting slow.
Disrupting Stab     12 Inflicts Daze on your target. If your target is using a skill, this attack stuns and deals increased damage.
Wastrel's Ruin   ½ 12 Strike your target. Deals more damage to foes not using skills.
Bladestorm   20 Unleash a flurry of attacks that damages foes and reflects projectiles coming from the front.

Mace Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Skull Crack Burst ½ 8 Stun your foe with a skull crack. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
Skull Grinder Primal Burst ½ 5 Unleash a powerful skull strike that dazes your target and inflicts multiple conditions.
Mace Smash Chain ½   Smash your foe.
  Mace Bash Chain ½   Bash your foe.
  Pulverize   ¾   Thrash your foe, leaving them weakened.
Counterblow     10 Block the next attack. Counter with an attack if you are in melee range. Gain adrenaline if not attacked.
  Adrenaline Rush       Stop blocking and gain adrenaline.
Pommel Bash     12 Daze your foe with a brutal pommel bash.
Crushing Blow   ¾ 12 Crush your opponent's armor, leaving them vulnerable.
Tremor   ½ 25 Smash the ground with your mace, damaging your target and sending out a shock wave that damages and knocks down foes.

Sword Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Flurry Burst 8 Immobilize your foes with a flurry of bleeding strikes. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
Flaming Flurry Primal Burst 5 Lash out with a flurry of strikes that block missiles and shoot fireballs at foes in front of you.
Sever Artery Chain     Bleed your foe with a slash.
  Gash Chain ½   Bleed your foe with a gash.
  Hamstring   ¼   Cripple your foe with a precise slash.
Savage Leap   ¾ 8 Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword.
Final Thrust   ¾ 12 Strike your foe with a final powerful thrust that does extra damage and inflicts bleeding against foes below the health threshold.
Impale   ½ 15 Throw your sword at your foe to impale them.
  Rip   ¾ 1 Rip your sword from your foe for extra damage.
Riposte   15 Block the next attack. Riposte and bleed your foe if you block a melee attack. Gain adrenaline if you are not attacked.
  Adrenaline Rush       Stop blocking and gain adrenaline.

Shield Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Shield Bash   ¾ 20 Bash your foe with your shield and stun them.
Shield Stance   3 25 Block attacks.

Torch Berserker - Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Berserker
Blaze Breaker   ½ 15 Smash your torch into the ground, creating a deadly shock wave that conditions foes.
Flames of War   ½ 25 Cleanse conditions and become a mobile fire field that burns nearby foes. When the field expires, it explodes, damaging foes and burning them again.

Warhorn Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Charge   ½ 15 Grant swiftness to yourself and allies while removing movement-impairing conditions. Affected allies deal increased damage on their next few attacks.
Call of Valor   ½ 20 Removes conditions from allies and grants them vigor. Affected targets also gain barrier.

Harpoon gun Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Forceful Shot Burst 8 Fire a forceful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
Burning Shackles Primal Burst 5 Fire a fast, forceful shot that immobilizes and burns foes.
Mariner's Shot   ¼   Shoot your foe from long range. The farther the shot goes, the more damage it does.
Puncture Shot   ¼ 3 Make your foe vulnerable with a shot to their vitals.
Split Shot   ¼ 8 Your shot splits into a spread of harpoons that each bleed your target.
Knot Shot   ½ 15 Evade backward and fire a shot that immobilizes your foe.
Repeating Shot   25 Fire multiple shots that push back your foe.

Spear Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Whirling Strike Burst ¾ 8 Strike all foes around you. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
Wild Whirl Primal Burst ¾ 5 Strike all foes around you, burning and pulling them in.
Stab Chain ½   Stab your foe.
  Jab Chain ¾   Jab your foe.
  Impale   ¾   Impale your foe and cripple them.
Mariner's Frenzy   8 Attack foes in front of you with a series of strikes.
Barbed Pull   ½ 10 Pull your foe to you.
Parry   15 Block your foe. Counterattack with a powerful strike. Gain adrenaline if you are not attacked.
Tsunami Slash   25 Spin forward and strike foes along the way.

Healing skills top

Skill Type   Description
Mending Physical   1 15 Remove conditions and heal yourself.
"To the Limit!" Shout   1 30 Heal yourself and regain all adrenaline. Nearby allies gain endurance.
Healing Signet Signet   20 Signet Passive: Regenerate heatlh.
Signet Active: Heal yourself, and grant yourself resistance.
Defiant Stance Stance   ¼ 30 Heal yourself. Absorb all incoming strikes for a period of time.
Berserker
Blood Reckoning Rage   ¼ 20 Heal yourself, gain adrenaline, and recharge all primal burst skills. Heal for a percentage of your outgoing damage. This skill extends the duration of berserk mode.
Spellbreaker
Natural Healing Meditation 25 Lose boons and conditions, then heal yourself.

Utility skills top

Skill Type   Description
Banner of Defense Banner   1 80 Place a banner that grants bonus toughness and vitality to you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Discipline Banner   1 80 Place a banner that improves precision and ferocity for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Strength Banner   1 80 Place a banner that improves power and condition damage for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Tactics Banner   1 80 Place a banner that increases healing power and boon duration for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Bull's Charge Physical 1 30 Charge and knock down your foe.
Kick Physical ½ 3 Push your foe back with a kick.
Stomp Physical ¾ 40 Gain stability and launch nearby foes into the air with a powerful stomp. Gain stability for each enemy struck.
Throw Bolas Physical ½ 1 Throw bolas to immobilize your foe.
"Fear Me!" Shout     60 Induce fear in your foes. Fear duration increases based on your distance to the enemy.
"For Great Justice!" Shout     5 Grant fury and might to yourself and allies.
"On My Mark!" Shout     5 Call out target foe to make them vulnerable.
"Shake It Off!" Shout     5 Cure conditions on yourself and nearby allies. Also breaks stuns.
Dolyak Signet Signet     40 Signet Passive: Reduces incoming damage.
Signet Active: Heal yourself and gain stability.
Signet of Fury Signet   ¼ 20 Signet Passive: Improves precision.
Signet Active: Gain adrenaline and improve your precision and ferocity.
Signet of Might Signet     25 Signet Passive: Improves power.
Signet Active: Attacks are unblockable and you gain might.
Signet of Stamina Signet   ¼ 40 Signet Passive: Faster endurance regeneration.
Signet Active: Cure all conditions and gain endurance.
Balanced Stance Stance     40 Gain stability and swiftness on an interval. Become immune to critical hits.
Berserker Stance Stance     30 Gain adrenaline for a short time. Gain pulsing resistance.
Endure Pain Stance     30 Take no damage from attacks. You are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
Frenzy Stance     40 Frenzy to gain quickness and might.
Berserker
Outrage Rage     10 Break out of stun and extend the duration of berserk mode. The extension of berserk mode increases if a stun was broken.
Shattering Blow Rage ½ 15 Summon a rock that blocks attacks, then shatter it to send out rock fragments that inflict bleeding on all foes in front of you. Extends the duration of berserk mode if it hits.
Sundering Leap Rage ¾ 25 Leap to a location, dealing damage and inflicting conditions on all foes in the area. Extends the duration of berserk mode if it hits.
Wild Blow Rage ¾ 20 Lash out with a critical attack that launches your target. The target flies backward, knocking back other foes in the way. Gain fury and extend the duration of berserk mode if this attack hits.
Spellbreaker
Break Enchantments Meditation   ¼ 15 Strike foes around you and remove their boons. Deal more damage to foes that lose a boon.
Featherfoot Grace Meditation     40 Gain a burst of superspeed and resistance.
Imminent Threat Meditation   ¼ 35 Taunt nearby foes, gaining adrenaline for each affected foe.
Sight beyond Sight Meditation     1 Reveal nearby foes and make your next attack a critical hit. Remove blindness.

Elite skills top

Skill Type   Description
Battle Standard Banner   2 180 Place a battle standard that revives fallen allies and finishes downed foes. Once placed, the banner periodically grants boons to allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Rampage Physical 1 120 Take the form of a massive juggernaut, reducing the damage you take and the duration of incoming movement-impeding conditions.
Signet of Rage Signet   1 60 Signet Passive: Grants adrenaline.
Signet Active: Gain fury, might, and swiftness.
Berserker
Head Butt Rage ¾ 25 Stun your target and stun yourself. Gain adrenaline and extend berserk duration if you hit. This skill removes all stability and deals increased damage if stability was removed.
Spellbreaker
Winds of Disenchantment Meditation   90 Create an area of calm where foes cannot receive boons and lose boons every interval. Enemy missiles entering this area are blocked.

Downed and drowning skills top

  Skill Type Description
Downed skills
Throw Rock   ¼   Throw a rock at your target.
Hammer Toss   1 10 Throw a hammer that knocks down foes.
Vengeance   ½ 20 Rally and fight normally for a brief time. You have a chance to fully rally if you kill an enemy. When the vengeance ends, you are defeated.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
Drowning skills
Punch   ½   Punch your foe.
Kick   ¾ 5 Cripple your foe with a kick.
Vengeance   ½ 20 Rally and fight normally for a brief time. You have a chance to fully rally if you kill an enemy. When the vengeance ends, you are defeated.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.

Auxiliary skillbars top

Rampage

  Skill Type Description
Smash Chain ½   Smash your foe.
  Bash Chain ½   Bash your foe with another blow.
  Uppercut Physical 1   Finish the chain with a pulverizing uppercut.
Kick Physical ½ 4 Push back your foe with a kick.
Dash Physical ¾ 4 Charge your foe.
Throw Boulder Physical 1 8 Throw a large boulder at your foe.
Seismic Leap Physical ¾ 10 Leap into the air and knock down nearby foes where you land.
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