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Malicious Sneak Attack

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Malicious Sneak Attack

1 Activation time  1 Recharge time  
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye
Main hand pistol
Weapon slot 1
Stealth Attack
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Stealth Attack. Sneak attack with a rapid fire from your pistol that makes your foe bleed. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to inflict torment with a duration equal to twice the consumed malice.

 Damage.png Damage (5x): 660 (1.8)?
 Bleeding.png5 Bleeding (5s): 550 Damage
 Bleeding.png5 Bleeding (6s): 660 Damage
 Torment.png Torment (1s): 22 Damage, 32 ...
 Duration.png Torment Duration per Malice: 1 second
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 08, 2021
  • This skill now only applies one stack of torment, with a duration equal to twice your malice, in all game modes.
May 25, 2021
  • Reduced applied bleeding duration from 6 seconds to 5 seconds in PvE only.
March 05, 2019
  • Sneak Attack: Increased the duration of bleeding that's applied by this skill from 4 seconds to 6 seconds.
July 10, 2018
  • Sneak Attack: Increased the damage per bullet by 20%. This change extends to the deadeye variant Malicious Sneak Attack.
May 08, 2018
  • Malicious Sneak Attack has been added to the game.