Savage Leap

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Savage Leap

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Main hand sword
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.75¾ Activation time  
8 Recharge time
7 Recharge time
Savage Leap

Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword.

Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 495 (1.35)?
Crippled.png Cripple (3s): -50% Movement Speed
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength

Arms Arms

Tactics Tactics

Discipline Discipline

Bladesworn Bladesworn


  • The leap has a (compared to Leap of Faith) fairly low arc and may achieve a travel distance of between 900 (plain surface or downhill) and about 600 units, but the attack will miss if the target is more than the 600 units away.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 19, 2024
  • Increased the power coefficient from 1.15 to 1.35 in PvP and WvW. Reduced cooldown from 8 seconds to 7 seconds in PvP and WvW.
February 14, 2023
  • Increased power coefficient from 0.75 to 1.15 in PvP and WvW.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Damage multiplier increased from 1.66 to 2.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.66 to 0.75.
July 10, 2018
  • Damage of this skill has been increased by 66%.
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 33% damage increase in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased damage by 33% in PvP and WvW.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Movement skills such as the warrior's Savage Leap will no longer be affected by animation speed changes from quickness or slow.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
June 25, 2013
  • This skill now applies 3 seconds of cripple.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Savage Leap has been added to the game.