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Distracting Daggers

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Distracting Daggers

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Daredevil icon small.png Daredevil
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link
1 Recharge time  3 Ammunition  
Distracting Daggers

Physical. Fire a dazing dagger at your enemy. If this ability interrupts a skill, that skill's recharge is increased.

Damage.png Damage: 146 (0.55)?
Damage.png Damage: 66 (0.25)?
Daze.png Daze: 0.25¼ seconds
Count Recharge.png Skill cooldown increase.: 10 seconds
Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 3
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20 seconds
Evade.png Defiance Break: 100
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Trickery Trickery

Daredevil Daredevil


  • Interrupting an auto attack does not increase its cooldown.
  • The skill has a passive visual effect of three blue-glowing daggers rotating around the character's right hand.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 0.55 to 0.25.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now uses the ammo system.
    • Ammo count has been set to 3 with a count recharge of 20 seconds.
    • There is a 1-second recharge between uses.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Distracting Daggers has been added to the game.


  • The icon of this skill is a baby mobile with daggers hanging from it.