Critical Strikes

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Critical Strikes is a trait line for the thief that focuses on use of and benefits from critical hits and signets.

Per point:

Precision.png Precision +50
Ferocity.png Ferocity +50
Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Adept Trait thief.png Keen Observer Critical-hit chance is increased while your health is above the threshold.
Master Trait thief.png Opportunist 5 Critical hits have a bonus chance to restore initiative.
Grandmaster Trait thief.png First Strikes Damage is increased while your current initiative is over the threshold.
Adept Trait I.png Furious Retaliation 30 Gain fury when your target falls below the health threshold.
Adept Trait II.png Signets of Power Gain might when activating a signet.
Adept Trait III.png Side Strike Gain bonus critical-hit chance when hitting a foe from behind or the side.
Adept Trait IV.png Concealed Defeat Create a Smoke Screen when downed.
Adept Trait V.png Pistol Mastery Deal additional damage with pistols.
Adept Trait VI.png Practiced Tolerance Gain vitality based on your precision.
Master Trait VII.png Ankle Shots 10 Critical hits with a pistol have a chance to cripple foes.
Master Trait VIII.png Signet Use Gain initiative when activating a signet. Reduces recharge on signets.
Master Trait IX.png Combo Critical Chance Dual skills have increased critical-hit chance.
Master Trait X.png Critical Haste 30 You have a chance to gain quickness on a critical hit.
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Executioner Deal extra damage when your target is below the health threshold.
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Hidden Killer Gain bonus critical-hit chance while in stealth.
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Invigorating Precision You are healed for a percentage of outgoing critical hit damage.


The Critical Strikes trait line was originally named Agility, which was itself used as a name for a historical attribute which increased damage done with ranged weapons.