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Savage Instinct

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Savage Instinct

Specialization
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Berserker
Tier
Adept
Type
Major
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API

Activating berserk mode breaks stuns and reduces incoming damage.

 Savage Instinct.png Feel No Pain (2s): -100% Incoming Damage.
 Savage Instinct.png Feel No Pain (1s): -100% Incoming Damage.
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 23, 2019
  • This trait no longer removes conditions. In addition to breaking stuns, it now provides a 100% damage reduction when berserk mode activates. The damage reduction lasts 2 seconds in PvE and 1 second in PvP and WvW.
January 26, 2016
  • The conditions removed by this trait have been increased from 1 to 2.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Savage Instinct has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • The name of this trait is likely a reference to the fighting game Killer Instinct.