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Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Off hand sword
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
Activ. type
 → "On My Mark!".png
Game link
20.25¼ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Block the next attack. Riposte and bleed your foe if you block a melee attack. Gain adrenaline if you are not attacked.

Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
Bleeding.png8 Bleeding (8s): 1,408 Damage
Attribute bonus.png Adrenaline If Not Attacked: 6
Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Arms Arms

Defense Defense


  • The riposte only activates if an attack is blocked while in melee range of a target. However, the riposte will not activate when a ranged attack is blocked; therefore, all ranged attacks will be blocked for the duration of the block.
  • If this skill is canceled without using Adrenaline Rush, no adrenaline will be gained, this includes using another skill before Riposte has finished.
  • Riposte status is visible on the player's skill bar as the Riposte.png Riposte effect.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Increased bleeding stacks gained on a successful counter from 4 to 8. Decreased bleeding duration from 12 seconds to 8 seconds.
October 02, 2018
  • The physical damage of this skill has been increased by 100%. The time to complete its attack animation and aftercast has been reduced by 0.25 seconds.
March 27, 2018
  • Removed a small start-up delay between the time this skill was activated and the time its blocking takes effect.
September 09, 2014
  • Updated this skill to consistently grant 6 adrenaline if it completes and 0 adrenaline if it is cancelled.
June 03, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for range.
February 04, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused projectiles to continue being reflected after the skill was canceled when traited with Missile Deflection.
June 25, 2013
  • When players block an attack from range, it no longer cancels the blocking.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Riposte has been added to the game.