Rending Shade

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Rending Shade

Thief tango icon 20px.png Shadow Arts (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
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Steal boons from enemies you strike with stealth attacks. Striking a boonless foe with a stealth attack inflicts fear on nearby foes.

 Fear.png Fear (1s): Involuntary retreat; unable to act; stacks duration.
 Number of targets.png Maximum Fear Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 180

— In-game description


Currently does not apply fear on the target of Tactical Strike or Malicious Tactical Strike. Any other nearby foes will receive the fear effect.
  • The effect can trigger on any of the Sneak Attack projectiles but will only trigger once per attack.
  • The fear effect is centered on the thief.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced number of boons stolen from 2 to 1.
July 17, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that caused sneak attacks to apply fear without this trait equipped.
July 16, 2019
  • This trait no longer reduces damage from boonless foes.
  • Instead it inflicts fear in a small area if it hits a boonless foe.
August 28, 2018
  • The damage reduction against foes that don't have boons has been increased from 10% to 15%.
July 26, 2016
  • Rending Shade has been added to the game.