Fierce Blow

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Fierce Blow

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
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0.75¾ Activation time  
6 Recharge time
4 Recharge time
5 Recharge time
Fierce Blow

Weaken your foe with a fierce blow, dealing increased damage when striking a controlled or defiant foe.
Controls include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.

Damage.png Damage: 726 (1.8)?
Damage.png Damage: 404 (1.0)?
Weakness.png Weakness (4s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
Range.png Range: 150

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Defense Defense


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Increased cooldown from 4 seconds to 5 seconds in PvP only.
December 13, 2022
  • This skill now applies its bonus damage against creatures with a defiance bar.
November 29, 2022
  • The bonus damage from this skill will now affect defiant enemies.
March 29, 2022
  • Increased power coefficient against noncontrolled targets from 0.77 to 1.0 in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Increased the damage dealt to disabled foes by 25% in PvE only.
  • (Competitive split) Reduced base power coefficient from 1.8 to 0.77. Reduced power coefficient against controlled foes from 2.16 to 1.82. Reduced weakness duration from 4 seconds to 2 seconds. Reduced cooldown from 6 seconds to 4 seconds.
October 02, 2018
  • In addition to its previous effects, this skill now deals increased damage when striking a controlled foe. Control effects include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
February 22, 2017
  • The base damage dealt by this skill has been increased by 28%.
January 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 12 seconds to 6 seconds.
  • Its weakness duration has been reduced from 8 seconds to 4 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fierce Blow has been added to the game.