Bountiful Theft

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Bountiful Theft

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Stealing grants you and all nearby allies vigor. You rip boons from your target and grant them to nearby allies.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons stolen: 3
 Vigor.png Vigor (10s): +50% Endurance Regeneration
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description


Unlike Thrill of the Crime trait, the vigor boon will not be granted when there is no target.
  • Damage is dealt before boon removal if the Mug trait is enabled, so Venoms also trigger before boon removal.
  • Does not steal "stacks" of the boons; e.g. the enemy has 15 stacks of Might, your character is only going to receive 1 stack of might (unknown which individual might application/duration takes priority); if the enemy is using a boon that stacks duration, such as Protection, and has both a 3s and a 4s application of it (showing as 7 seconds total), your character will only steal the 3s or the 4s application of the boon (unknown which application/duration takes priority), not the full 7s. The target, however, WILL lose all stacks of that duration stacking boon, regardless of which specific stack your character receives.
  • Prioritizes aegis over other boons, followed by stability, protection, regeneration, retaliation, fury, swiftness, might, resistance, quickness and vigor.[1]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 10, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from stealing stability.
April 19, 2016
  • The number of boons stolen has been increased from 2 to 3 in addition to applying vigor.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait now affects the slow and resistance boons.
December 10, 2013
  • Reduced the vigor duration from 15 seconds to 10 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • This trait will now trigger before Sleight of Hand..
November 15, 2012
  • This trait no longer applies aegis at odd times.
September 25, 2012
  • This trait has been fixed so that it doesn't apply 15 seconds of vigor twice.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Bountiful Theft has been added to the game.


  1. ^ Priority Stealing Resistance?