Instant Reflexes

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Instant Reflexes

Thief icon small.png Acrobatics (trait list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
30 Recharge time
Instant Reflexes

Gain evasion when you use an elite skill.

Instant Reflexes (effect).png Instant Reflexes (2s): Evade all attacks.
Instant Reflexes (effect).png Instant Reflexes (10.5½s): Evade all attacks.

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Elite skills that are improved by this trait


  • Triggers at the end of an elite skill cast, not the beginning.
  • When used with  Dagger Storm.png Dagger Storm, the evasion starts a few moments after the dagger storm evasion finishes.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 04, 2022
  • This trait no longer grants evasion when dropping below 50% health. Instead, it grants evasion after using an elite skill.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 90 seconds to 300 seconds.
September 17, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from resetting on a PvP match start.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the cooldown from 40 seconds to 90 seconds in PvP only.
January 26, 2016
  • Instant Reflexes has been added to the game and replaced Fleet Shadow.