Berserker Stance

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Berserker Stance

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
30 Recharge time
40 Recharge time
25 Recharge time
Berserker Stance

Stance. Gain adrenaline for a short time. Gain pulsing resistance.

Berserker Stance.png Berserker's Stance (4s): Gain adrenaline every second.
Resistance.png Resistance (1s): Nondamaging conditions currently on you are ineffective.
Attribute bonus.png Adrenaline: 7
Interval.png Adrenaline Interval: 1 second
Interval.png Resistance Interval: 1 second

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Defense Defense

Tactics Tactics


  • This skill applies resistance 4 times for a total of 4 seconds and adrenaline 4 times for a total of 28. When traited with Last Stand it applies resistance 5 times for a total of 5 seconds and gives adrenaline 5 times for a total of 35.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Reduced cooldown from 40 seconds to 25 seconds in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 30 seconds to 40 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • Reduced duration from 9 seconds to 4 seconds.
  • Increased adrenaline gain per pulse from 3 to 7.
  • Resistance per pulse has been reduced from 3 seconds to 1 second.
  • Reduced recharge from 60 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Fixed a consistency issue where effect application would sometimes be delayed.
October 18, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that caused this stance to apply for less than the full 125% value when the Last Stand trait is equipped.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill now grants resistance for 3 seconds every 3 seconds instead of preventing conditions from being applied to you.
  • Its duration has been increased to 9 seconds.
December 10, 2013
  • Rewrote the description to more clearly reflect the function of the skill.
July 09, 2013
  • The duration of this skill has been increased from 4 to 8 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the recharge to 60 seconds. Reduced the duration to 4 seconds. This stance now reduces incoming condition duration by 100%, so only modified conditions can get through.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Berserker Stance has been added to the game.