Larcenous Strike

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Larcenous Strike

2 Initiative  0.5½ Activation time  

Profession
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Weapon
Main hand sword
Off hand dagger
 
Weapon slot 3
Type
Dual Wield
Activ. type
Chain
Sequence
Flanking Strike.png
 → 
Larcenous Strike.png
Game link
External links
API

Stab your foe and steal boons from them. Deals increased damage if it hits a foe with no boons.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Stolen: 2
 Damage.png Damage: 587 (1.6)?
 Damage.png Damage Increase: 20%
 Range.png Range: 130
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Notes[edit]

  • Only hits one target.
  • This skill does not steal boons randomly. The order for the first three is: Retaliation, Aegis, Protection.
  • Unlike Bountiful Theft, this skill will transfer the entire stack of the boon removed to your character. For example, if your target has 25 stacks of Might, you will gain all 25 stacks, while your target loses all 25 stacks. Same for duration stacking boons like Swiftness: hitting a target with 2 minutes of Swiftness will give you the full 2 minutes.
  • The bonus damage is calculated after the boon strip takes place.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now deals 20% bonus damage to boonless foes.
    • This damage is calculated after the boon strip takes place.
July 26, 2016
  • Updated the skill fact to display the number of stolen boons.
April 19, 2016
  • The number of boons stolen by this skill has been increased from 1 to 2. The initiative cost has been increased from 1 to 2.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All skills categorized as dual-wield have received a 5% damage increase.
September 09, 2014
  • Initiative cost of this skill has been reduced to 1.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill now steals only 1 boon.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the initiative cost to 2.
April 30, 2013
  • Larcenous Strike has been added to the game.