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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior skill. For other skills named "Rush", see Rush (disambiguation).



Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
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2 Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Charge and strike your foe.

Damage.png Damage: 1,008 (2.5)?
Damage.png Damage: 549 (1.36)?
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength

Discipline Discipline

Bladesworn Bladesworn


The skill description in-game lacks an Activation time.
  • Affects only one target.
  • Using this skill on large creatures (such as giants or oakhearts) or inanimate objects (such as dredge towers or siege equipment) will sometimes cause the player to run in place just before reaching attack range.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Damage multiplier increased from 1.7 to 2.5.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.7 to 1.36.
July 26, 2016
  • Increased the speed of the swinging animation, and increased the radius of the strike in order to have the skill land more consistently.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
January 27, 2015
  • Adjusted the animation and attack radius of this skill to hit more consistently.
July 23, 2013
  • Cleaned up the animation so that this skill will have a smoother transition when approaching the target.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the aftercast by .2 seconds.
  • The transition between the run and swing portion has been smoothed out for hitting moving targets.
September 14, 2012
  • Improved the ability to hit fleeing foes.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rush has been added to the game.


  • Gwwlogo.png A Guild Wars skill bears the same name as this skill.
  • The fifth greatsword skill slot was originally occupied by  Arcing Slice.png Uppercut.