Burst of Agility

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Burst of Agility

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Use Lesser Haste when attacking a foe from behind or from the side.

— In-game description


  • The Lesser Haste applied by this trait has a 60 second base cooldown, unlike the Haste utility skill which is 30 seconds.
  • It has been tested and confirmed that this trait also applies to certain Area of Effect skills, namely Cluster Bomb.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 23, 2017
  • Fixed a bug in which Lesser Haste showed that it granted vigor instead of swiftness.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This trait has been renamed to Burst of Agility to eliminate confusion with the similarly named attack skills.
  • The version of haste activated by this trait has been renamed to Lesser Haste.
    • Lesser Haste now grants swiftness for 6 seconds in addition to its previous effects.
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 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.