List of warrior skills

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This is a list of core warrior skills. For additional skills available to warrior's elite specializations, see:

Profession mechanic[edit]

Burst skills are the warrior's profession mechanic, occupying the F1 slot above the skill bar. There is a distinct burst skill for each available main-hand weapon. They grow more powerful the more adrenaline the character has stored up, and activating the burst skill unleashes all stored adrenaline.

These skills are listed in the individual weapon tables below, indicated by Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png

Weapon skills[edit]

Two-handed[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Greatsword[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngArcing Slice.png Arcing Slice 0.5½ 8 Burst. Deliver a circular attack to foes around you, and gain fury. Deal more damage to foes with low health.
1 Greatsword Swing.png Greatsword Swing 0.5½ Chain. Slash your foe.
1 ChainGreatsword Slice.png Greatsword Slice 0.5½ Chain. Slice your foe.
1 ChainBrutal Strike.png Brutal Strike 0.5½ Hit your foe with a final brutal strike.
2 Hundred Blades.png Hundred Blades 30.5½ 8 Repeatedly strike multiple foes. The last strike does extra damage.
3 Whirlwind Attack.png Whirlwind Attack 1 10 Whirl in a target's direction, slashing foes along your path.
4 Bladetrail.png Bladetrail 0.75¾ 15 Throw your greatsword at your foe so that it returns to you, crippling foes along the way.
5 Rush.png Rush 2 20 Charge and strike your foe.

Hammer[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngEarthshaker.png Earthshaker 0.75¾ 8 Burst. Jump to the targeted location and slam your hammer down, damaging and stunning foes.
1 Hammer Swing (warrior skill).png Hammer Swing 0.5½ Chain. Bash your foe.
1 ChainHammer Bash (warrior skill).png Hammer Bash 0.5½ Chain. Bash your foe again.
1 ChainHammer Smash.png Hammer Smash 0.5½ Smash the ground and damage nearby foes.
2 Fierce Blow.png Fierce Blow 0.75¾ 6 Weaken your foe with a fierce blow, dealing increased damage when striking a controlled foe. Controls include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
3 Hammer Shock.png Hammer Shock 0.5½ 10 Smash the ground and send out a crippling wave.
4 Staggering Blow.png Staggering Blow 0.5½ 18 Push back nearby foes with a staggering blow.
5 Backbreaker.png Backbreaker 1 25 Knock down your foe. Weakened foes stay knocked down longer. Recharges Fierce Blow if you control a foe with this ability.
Recharges Fierce Blow if striking a target with a defiance bar.

Longbow[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngCombustive Shot.png Combustive Shot 0.75¾ 8 Burst. Ignite target area, burning nearby foes. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
1 Dual Shot.png Dual Shot 0.75¾ Shoot a pair of arrows at your foe.
2 Fan of Fire.png Fan of Fire 0.25¼ 6 Fire a spread of three flaming arrows, burning foes.
3 Arcing Arrow.png Arcing Arrow 0.75¾ 10 Shoot a slow, arcing arrow that explodes on impact.
4 Smoldering Arrow.png Smoldering Arrow 0.25¼ 0.5½ Shoot an arrow that explodes on impact, blinding foes.
5 Pin Down.png Pin Down 0.75¾ 25 Fire an arrow that bleeds and immobilizes your target.

Rifle[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngKill Shot.png Kill Shot 10.25¼ 8 Burst. Fire a powerful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
1 Fierce Shot.png Fierce Shot 0.75¾ Fire a shot at your target, gaining bonus adrenaline against vulnerable targets.
2 Aimed Shot.png Aimed Shot 0.25¼ 3 Fire a precise shot that cripples your foe.
3 Volley.png Volley 20.5½ 5 Fire a volley of shots at your foe.
4 Brutal Shot.png Brutal Shot 0.5½ 8 Immobilize your foe, then evade backward.
5 Rifle Butt.png Rifle Butt 0.5½ 20 Push your foe back with your rifle butt. Successfully striking a foe recovers ammunition for each of your other rifle skills.

Main- and off-hand[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Axe[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngEviscerate.png Eviscerate 8 Burst. Leap at your foe with a devastating attack. Effect increases with adrenaline level. Gain might if this attack hits.
1 Chop.png Chop 0.25¼ Chain. Chop your foe.
1 ChainDouble Chop.png Double Chop Chain. Chop your foe twice.
1 ChainTriple Chop.png Triple Chop 10.5½ Deliver three final chops to your foe.
2 Cyclone Axe.png Cyclone Axe 0.5½ 6 Spin around and attack all nearby foes, applying vulnerability each hit. Gain fury for each foe hit.
3 Throw Axe.png Throw Axe 0.25¼ 1 Throw an axe that cripples foes, dealing bonus damage at lower health thresholds.
4 Dual Strike.png Dual Strike 0.5½ 12 Strike your foe with both weapons. Gain quickness for each strike that hits.
5 Whirling Axe.png Whirling Axe 30.5½ 15 Spin and attack nearby foes. You can move while spinning.

Mace[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSkull Crack.png Skull Crack 0.5½ 8 Burst. Stun your foe with a skull crack. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
1 Mace Smash.png Mace Smash 0.5½ Chain. Smash your foe.
1 ChainMace Bash.png Mace Bash 0.5½ Chain. Bash your foe.
1 ChainPulverize.png Pulverize 0.75¾ Thrash your foe, leaving them weakened.
2 Counterblow.png Counterblow 7 Block the next attack. Counter with an attack if you are in melee range. Gain adrenaline if not attacked.
2 Chain"On My Mark!".png Adrenaline Rush Stop blocking and gain adrenaline.
3 Pommel Bash.png Pommel Bash 12 Daze your foe with a brutal pommel bash.
4 Crushing Blow.png Crushing Blow 0.75¾ 12 Crush your opponent's armor, leaving them vulnerable and gaining might. Vulnerability and might stacks doubled if you hit a disabled foe.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
5 Tremor.png Tremor 0.5½ 25 Smash the ground with your mace, damaging your target and sending out a shock wave that damages and knocks down foes.

Sword[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngFlurry.png Flurry 0.5½ 8 Burst. Immobilize your foes with a flurry of bleeding strikes. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
1 Sever Artery.png Sever Artery 0.5½ Chain. Bleed your foe with a slash.
1 ChainGash.png Gash 0.5½ Chain. Bleed your foe with a gash.
1 ChainHamstring.png Hamstring 0.25¼ Cripple your foe with a precise slash.
2 Savage Leap.png Savage Leap 0.75¾ 8 Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword.
3 Final Thrust.png Final Thrust 0.75¾ 12 Strike your foe with a final powerful thrust that does extra damage and inflicts bleeding against foes below the health threshold.
4 Impale (warrior sword skill).png Impale 0.5½ 15 Throw your sword at your foe to impale them.
4 ChainRip.png Rip 0.75¾ 1 Rip your sword from your foe for extra damage.
5 Riposte.png Riposte 20.25¼ 15 Block the next attack. Riposte and bleed your foe if you block a melee attack. Gain adrenaline if you are not attacked.
5 Chain"On My Mark!".png Adrenaline Rush Stop blocking and gain adrenaline.

Off-hand only[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Shield[edit]

4 Shield Bash.png Shield Bash 0.75¾ 20 Bash your foe with your shield and stun them.
5 Shield Stance.png Shield Stance 3 25 Block attacks.

Warhorn[edit]

4 Charge (warrior skill).png Charge 0.5½ 15 Grant swiftness to yourself and allies while removing movement-impairing conditions. Affected allies deal increased damage on their next few attacks.
5 Call of Valor.png Call of Valor 0.5½ 20 Removes conditions from allies and grants them vigor. Affected targets also gain barrier.

Aquatic[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Harpoon gun[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngForceful Shot.png Forceful Shot 10.75¾ 8 Burst. Fire a forceful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
1 Mariner's Shot.png Mariner's Shot 0.25¼ Shoot your foe from long range. The farther the shot goes, the more damage it does.
2 Puncture Shot (warrior).png Puncture Shot 0.25¼ 3 Make your foe vulnerable with a shot to their vitals.
3 Split Shot.png Split Shot 0.25¼ 8 Your shot splits into a spread of harpoons that each bleed your target.
4 Knot Shot.png Knot Shot 0.5½ 15 Evade backward and fire a shot that immobilizes your foe.
5 Repeating Shot.png Repeating Shot 10.25¼ 25 Fire multiple shots that push back your foe.

Spear[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngWhirling Strike.png Whirling Strike 0.75¾ 8 Burst. Strike all foes around you, stunning them. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
1 Stab (warrior skill).png Stab 0.5½ Chain. Stab your foe.
1 ChainJab (warrior skill).png Jab 0.75¾ Chain. Jab your foe.
1 ChainImpale (warrior spear skill).png Impale 0.75¾ Impale your foe and cripple them.
2 Mariner's Frenzy.png Mariner's Frenzy 10.25¼ 8 Attack foes in front of you with a series of strikes.
3 Barbed Pull.png Barbed Pull 0.5½ 10 Pull your foe to you.
4 Parry.png Parry 10.5½ 15 Block your foe. Counterattack with a powerful strike. Gain adrenaline if you are not attacked.
5 Tsunami Slash.png Tsunami Slash 20.75¾ 25 Spin forward and strike foes along the way.

Slot skills[edit]

Healing[edit]

Skill Underwater skills Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Defiant Stance.png Defiant Stance 0.25¼ 30 Stance. Heal yourself. Absorb all incoming strikes for a period of time.
Healing Signet.png Healing Signet 10.25¼ 20 Signet Passive: Regenerate health.
Signet Active: Heal yourself, and grant yourself resistance.
"To the Limit!".png "To the Limit!" 1 30 Shout. Heal yourself and regain all adrenaline. Nearby allies gain endurance.
Mending.png Mending 1 15 Physical. Remove conditions and heal yourself.

Utility[edit]

Skill Underwater skills Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Banner of Defense.png Banner of Defense 1 80 Banner. Place a banner that grants bonus toughness and vitality to you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Discipline.png Banner of Discipline 1 80 Banner. Place a banner that improves precision and ferocity for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Strength.png Banner of Strength 1 80 Banner. Place a banner that improves power and condition damage for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Banner of Tactics.png Banner of Tactics 1 80 Banner. Place a banner that increases healing power and boon duration for you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Bull's Charge.png Bull's Charge 1 30 Physical. Charge and knock down your foe.
Kick (warrior utility skill).png Kick 0.5½ 3 Physical. Push your foe back with a kick.
Stomp.png Stomp Not available underwater 0.75¾ 40 Physical. Gain stability and launch nearby foes into the air with a powerful stomp. Gain stability for each enemy struck.
Throw Bolas.png Throw Bolas 0.5½ 1 Physical. Throw bolas to immobilize your foe.
"Fear Me!".png "Fear Me!" 60 Shout. Induce fear in your foes. Fear duration increases based on your distance to the enemy.
"For Great Justice!".png "For Great Justice!" 5 Shout. Grant fury and might to yourself and allies.
"On My Mark!".png "On My Mark!" 5 Shout. Call out target foe to make them vulnerable.
"Shake It Off!".png "Shake It Off!" 25 Shout. Cure conditions on yourself and nearby allies. Also breaks stuns.
Dolyak Signet.png Dolyak Signet 40 Signet Passive: Reduces incoming damage.
Signet Active: Heal yourself and gain stability.
Signet of Fury.png Signet of Fury 0.25¼ 20 Signet Passive: Improves precision.
Signet Active: Gain adrenaline and improve your precision and ferocity.
Signet of Might.png Signet of Might 25 Signet Passive: Improves power.
Signet Active: Attacks are unblockable and you gain might.
Signet of Stamina.png Signet of Stamina 0.25¼ 40 Signet Passive: Faster endurance regeneration.
Signet Active: Cure all conditions and gain endurance.
Balanced Stance.png Balanced Stance 40 Stance. Gain stability and swiftness on an interval. Become immune to critical hits.
Berserker Stance.png Berserker Stance 30 Stance. Gain adrenaline for a short time. Gain pulsing resistance.
Endure Pain.png Endure Pain 60 Stance. Take no damage from attacks. You are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
Frenzy (warrior skill).png Frenzy 40 Stance. Frenzy to gain quickness and might.

Elite[edit]

Skill Underwater skills Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Battle Standard.png Battle Standard 2 180 Banner. Place a battle standard that revives fallen allies and finishes downed foes. Once placed, the banner periodically grants boons to allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.
Rampage.png Rampage Not available underwater 1 120 Physical. Take the form of a massive juggernaut, reducing the damage you take and the duration of incoming movement-impeding conditions.
Signet of Rage.png Signet of Rage 1 60 Signet Passive: Grants adrenaline.
Signet Active: Gain fury, might, and swiftness.

Downed and drowning skills[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Downed[edit]

1 Throw Rock.png Throw Rock 0.25¼ Throw a rock at your target.
2 Hammer Toss.png Hammer Toss 1 10 Throw a hammer that knocks down foes.
3 Vengeance (skill).png Vengeance 0.5½ 20 Rally and fight normally for a brief time. You have a chance to fully rally if you kill an enemy. When the vengeance ends, you are defeated.
4 Bandage.png Bandage 490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.

Drowning[edit]

1 Punch (warrior skill).png Punch 1 Punch your foe.
2 Kick (warrior drowning skill).png Kick 0.5½ 5 Cripple your foe with a kick.
3 Vengeance (skill).png Vengeance 0.5½ 20 Rally and fight normally for a brief time. You have a chance to fully rally if you kill an enemy. When the vengeance ends, you are defeated.
4 Bandage.png Bandage 490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.

Auxiliary skillbars[edit]

These skills replace the main skillbar after activating the specified skills.

Rampage.pngRampage[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Smash (Rampage).png Smash 0.5½ Physical. Smash your foe.
1 ChainBash (Rampage).png Bash 0.5½ Physical. Bash your foe with another blow.
1 ChainUppercut.png Uppercut 1 Physical. Finish the chain with a pulverizing uppercut.
2 Kick (Rampage).png Kick 0.5½ 6 Physical. Push back your foe with a kick.
3 Dash (Rampage).png Dash 0.75¾ 6 Physical. Charge your foe.
4 Throw Boulder.png Throw Boulder 1 12 Physical. Throw a large boulder at your foe.
5 Seismic Leap.png Seismic Leap 0.75¾ 15 Physical. Leap into the air and knock down nearby foes where you land.

Bundle[edit]

There are skills unique to the warrior profession that will appear when they are holding certain bundles.