Dagger

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Dagger (weapon).
Dagger concept art.jpg

The dagger is a one-handed weapon that may also be used in the off-hand. Daggers typically have some skills that aid in self-preservation, the method of which varies greatly by profession. Daggers can be crafted by a weaponsmith. The maximum damage range is 970 - 1,030.

Skills by profession[edit]

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (requires Spellbreaker)[edit]

Breaching Strike.png
 Breaching Strike
Burst 0.75¾ 8 Strike your target and remove boons.
1
Precise Cut.png
 Precise Cut
0.25¼ Strike your foe. This attack deals increased critical damage.
1 Precise Cut, Focused Slash, Keen Strike chainRedirect Arrow.png
Focused Slash.png
 Focused Slash
0.25¼ Strike your foe. This attack has increased critical-hit damage.
1 Precise Cut, Focused Slash, Keen Strike chainRedirect Arrow.png
Keen Strike.png
 Keen Strike
0.25¼ Strike your foe and gain might. Gain additional might on critical hit.
2
Aura Slicer.png
 Aura Slicer
0.75¾ 6 Leap and strike your foe, inflicting slow.
3
Disrupting Stab.png
 Disrupting Stab
12 Inflicts Daze on your target. If your target is using a skill, this attack stuns and deals increased damage.
4
Wastrel's Ruin.png
 Wastrel's Ruin
0.5½ 12 Strike your target. Deals more damage to foes not using skills.
5
Bladestorm.png
 Bladestorm
10.5½ 20 Unleash a flurry of attacks that damages foes and reflects projectiles coming from the front.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (main hand use requires Soulbeast)[edit]

1
Groundwork Gouge.png
 Groundwork Gouge
0.25¼ Swipe past your foe's defense, exposing their vulnerability.
1 Groundwork Gouge, Leading Swipe, Serpent Stab, Deadly Delivery chainRedirect Arrow.png
Leading Swipe.png
 Leading Swipe
0.5½ Rake your dagger across your foe, leaving them bleeding.
1 Deadly Delivery, Groundwork Gouge, Leading Swipe, Serpent Stab chainRedirect Arrow.png
Serpent Stab.png
 Serpent Stab
0.5½ Slash across your foe, poisoning them.
1 Groundwork Gouge, Leading Swipe, Serpent Stab, Deadly Delivery chainRedirect Arrow.png
Deadly Delivery.png
 Deadly Delivery
0.25¼ Strike deeply into your foe, inflicting multiple conditions.
2
Double Arc.png
 Double Arc
0.75¾ 8 Rip your blade through your foe twice, inflicting heavy bleeding. Your pet's next two strikes inflict poison.
3
Instinctive Engage.png
 Instinctive Engage
0.75¾ Leap forward and slash at your foe. Gain quickness if you successfully strike.
4
Stalker's Strike.png
 Stalker's Strike
0.5½ 10 Stab and poison your foe while evading attacks.
5
Crippling Talon.png
 Crippling Talon
0.5½ 15 Throw a dagger to bleed and cripple your foe.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

1
Double Strike.png
 Double Strike
Strike your foe twice.
1 Double Strike, Wild Strike, Lotus Strike chainRedirect Arrow.png
Wild Strike.png
 Wild Strike
Strike your foe again. Gain endurance with a successful strike.
1 Double Strike, Wild Strike, Lotus Strike chainRedirect Arrow.png
Lotus Strike.png
 Lotus Strike
0.25¼ Strike your foe and inflict poison.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Backstab.png
 Backstab
Stealth Attack 0.25¼ 1 Attack your foe from the shadows, striking for double damage if you hit from behind.
2
Heartseeker.png
 Heartseeker
0.75¾ 3 Leap and strike your foe. The less health your target has, the more damage you cause.
with no offhand
3
Twisting Fangs.png
 Twisting Fangs
Dual Wield 0.5½ 4 Spin in place, hitting nearby foes. Each hit causes bleeding.
with offhand Pistol
3
Shadow Shot.png
 Shadow Shot
Dual Wield 4 Fire an unblockable shot at your foe, which blinds them, and then shadowstep to them for a dagger strike.
with offhand Dagger
3
Death Blossom.png
 Death Blossom
Dual Wield 0.5½ 4 Do an evasive attack over your opponent, striking nearby enemies three times. Each hit causes bleeding.
4
Dancing Dagger.png
 Dancing Dagger
0.25¼ 3 Throw a dagger that cripples nearby foes and returns to you.
5
Cloak and Dagger.png
 Cloak and Dagger
0.5½ 6 Stab your foe and vanish in stealth, leaving them vulnerable.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist[edit]

Fire Attunement.png
 Fire Attunement
1
Dragon's Claw.png
 Dragon's Claw
0.5½ Fling fire in a claw-shaped spread at your foe.
2
Drake's Breath.png
 Drake's Breath
20.25¼ 5 Spray a cone of fire at foes while on the move.
3
Burning Speed.png
 Burning Speed
0.75¾ 12 Slide forward and blast the area, leaving behind a line of fire that burns foes.
4
Ring of Fire.png
 Ring of Fire
0.25¼ 15 Damage nearby foes with a ring of fire, burning foes that pass through it.
5
Fire Grab.png
 Fire Grab
0.75¾ 25 Damage foes in a cone in front of you. Deal more damage to burning foes.
Water Attunement.png
 Water Attunement
1
Vapor Blade.png
 Vapor Blade
0.5½ Cast a vapor blade that inflicts vulnerability and returns to you.
2
Cone of Cold.png
 Cone of Cold
20.25¼ 10 Spray an icy blast in a cone that damages foes and heals allies.
3
Frozen Burst.png
 Frozen Burst
0.25¼ 12 Detonate a burst of ice that chills nearby foes.
4
Frost Aura.png
 Frost Aura
30 Protect yourself with frost armor that reduces incoming damage by 10%. While active, it chills foes that hit you. Each attacker can only be affected by this once per second.
5
Cleansing Wave.png
 Cleansing Wave
0.75¾ 30 Heal yourself and nearby allies, curing a condition.
Air Attunement.png
 Air Attunement
1
Lightning Whip.png
 Lightning Whip
0.75¾ Lash your foe with lightning.
2
Lightning Touch.png
 Lightning Touch
0.75¾ 10 Shock your foe and inflict weakness.
3
Shocking Aura.png
 Shocking Aura
25 Envelop yourself with electrical energy that stuns nearby foes if they attack you. Each attacker can be affected by this only once every 2 seconds.
4
Ride the Lightning.png
 Ride the Lightning
30 Ride the lightning to your foe, then strike all nearby foes with an electrical burst. If a foe is hit by the burst, the skill's recharge is halved.
5
Updraft.png
 Updraft
40 Gain swiftness from a gust of wind that launches nearby foes.
Earth Attunement.png
 Earth Attunement
1
Impale (elementalist skill).png
 Impale
0.75¾ Spear your foes on a giant stone spike.
2
Ring of Earth.png
 Ring of Earth
0.75¾ 6 Bleed foes with a ring of rocky spikes.
3
Magnetic Grasp.png
 Magnetic Grasp
0.5½ 12 Immobilize your foe, making them vulnerable to a Magnetic Leap attack.
4
Earthquake.png
 Earthquake
0.75¾ 30 Trigger a quake at your location, knocking down foes and dealing massive damage.
5
Churning Earth.png
 Churning Earth
2 30 Make the earth churn, crippling nearby foes before unleashing a seismic wave that damages and bleeds them.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (requires Weaver)[edit]

Fire Attunement
Water Attunement
Fire + Water
3
Steam Surge.png
 Steam Surge
Dual Attack 0.75¾ 18 Slide to an area, blasting foes with steam while healing nearby allies.
Fire Attunement
Air Attunement
Fire + Air
3
Plasma Burst.png
 Plasma Burst
Dual Attack 0.25¼ 12 Burn your foes within a plasma blast.
Fire Attunement
Earth Attunement
Fire + Earth
3
Ashen Blast.png
 Ashen Blast
Dual Attack 0.5½ 12 Blind your foes with burning ashes.
Water Attunement
Air Attunement
Water + Air
3
Katabatic Wind.png
 Katabatic Wind
Dual Attack 0.25¼ 18 Release a frigid wind that damages foes.
Water Attunement
Earth Attunement
Water + Earth
3
Mud Slide.png
 Mud Slide
Dual Attack 1 20 Trip your foes with mud as you slide past them.
Air Attunement
Earth Attunement
Air + Earth
3
Grinding Stones.png
 Grinding Stones
Dual Attack 0.5½ 15 Shred foes with a storm of stones.

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer[edit]

1
Necrotic Slash.png
 Necrotic Slash
Slash your foe twice.
1 Necrotic Slash, Necrotic Stab, Necrotic Bite chainRedirect Arrow.png
Necrotic Slash.png
 Necrotic Stab
Strike your foe again.
1 Necrotic Slash, Necrotic Stab, Necrotic Bite chainRedirect Arrow.png
Necrotic Bite.png
 Necrotic Bite
0.25¼ Strike your foe and gain life force.
2
Life Siphon.png
 Life Siphon
3 12 Siphon health from your foe. Healing effectiveness increases if you are bleeding. Damage increases if your foe is bleeding.
3
Dark Pact.png
 Dark Pact
1 25 Immobilize your foe. Bleed yourself.
4
Deathly Swarm.png
 Deathly Swarm
0.5½ 18 Unleash an insect swarm, blinding multiple foes. Transfer three conditions to your target on a successful attack.
5
Enfeebling Blood.png
 Enfeebling Blood
0.75¾ 25 Inflict weakness and bleeding on foes in the target area.

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