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Behind refers to positioning oneself behind, where they are more vulnerable to attacks and where the attacker is in a relatively safer position. An attack from behind is one made in the 180 degrees behind the target.
- See also: flanking
Skills affected by back attacks
- Hilt Bash (greatsword) — Daze your foe with a hilt bash. Stun them if you hit from behind, and refresh your Maul ability.
- Backstab (dagger) — Stealth Attack. Attack your foe from the shadows, striking for double damage if you hit from behind.
- Tactical Strike (sword) — Stealth Attack. Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt. Daze them instead if you attack from behind. Applies vulnerability.
- Malicious Backstab (dagger) — Stealth Attack. Attack your foe from the shadows and strike for double the damage if you hit from behind. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to deal bonus damage.