Deadly Aim (trait)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the trait. For the Deadeye's rifle skill, see Deadly Aim.

Ankle Shots.png

Deadly Aim

Thief icon small.png Critical Strikes (trait list)
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
8 Recharge time
Deadly Aim

Your pistol and harpoon gun attacks now pierce, but have reduced strike damage.

 Damage.png Damage Reduced: 5%
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Pierces.png Pierces

— In-game description


  • The recharge listed has no effect and was left over from Ankle Shots.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 11, 2021
  • Text on many damage-increasing profession traits, runes, and sigils has been clarified to indicate whether they increase outgoing strike damage, condition damage, or all damage, as appropriate.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Deadly Aim has been added to the game and replaced Ankle Shots.
  • This new trait causes the pistol and harpoon gun skills to pierce, affecting up to five enemies but reducing the damage inflicted by those skills by 5%.