Flanking Strikes

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Flanking Strikes

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Gain Haste when attacking a foe from behind or from the side.

— In-game description


  • Can no longer be recharged with the Improvisation trait.
  • The Haste applied by this trait has a 60second base cooldown, unlike the actual skill which was reduced to being 50s.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • This trait is no longer doubly reduced by Trickster.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • No longer increases damage when a attacking a foe from behind or the side.
  • Added: Gain haste when attacking a foe from behind or the side.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Flanking Strikes has been added to the game.