Infiltrator's Return

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the sequence skill for Infiltrator's Strike. For the sequence skill for Shadowstep, see Shadow Return.

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Infiltrator's Return

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Main hand sword
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Infiltrator's Strike.png → 
Infiltrator's Return.png
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0.25¼ Activation time  2 Initiative  
Infiltrator's Return

Return to your original location. Cure one condition.

Duration.png Duration: 15 seconds
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

  • Shadow Savior Shadow Savior — After completing a shadowstep, you are healed. Nearby allies are also healed for a larger amount. Only affects thief shadowsteps.

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Trickery Trickery

Specter Specter

  • Traversing Dusk Traversing Dusk — Heal allies in the area around you when you shadowstep. Gain shadow force for each ally in the radius. Wells grant resistance on their initial impact.


  • Infiltrator's Return has 15 seconds to be activated after using Infiltrator's Strike to return to original location.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Lowered the aftercast by 0.2 seconds.
August 10, 2016
  • Infiltrator's Strike: Fixed a bug that prevented Infiltrator's Return from becoming available when the skill was used in midair.
December 10, 2013
  • Shadow Return: Renamed to Infiltrator's Return.
  • Added a .25-second cast time.
June 25, 2013
  • This skill is no longer a stun breaker.
May 28, 2013
  • No longer has infinite range.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Shadow Return has been added to the game.