Sharpening Stone

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the ranger utility skill. For the consumable, see Utility item.

Sharpening Stone.png

Sharpening Stone

30 Recharge time  
Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Training cost
2 Hero points
Game link

Survival. Bleed foes with your next few attacks.

 Sharpening Stone.png10 Sharpening Stone (30s): Attacks inflict bleeding.
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (8s): 176 Damage

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Skirmishing Skirmishing

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • Skills that make multiple attacks, such as Rapid Fire use multiple stacks of sharpening stone, one for each attack.
  • Skills that bounce, pierce or strike multiple targets use a charge per strike.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 07, 2017
  • Decreased the duration of bleeding applied from stacks of this skill from 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • The number of stacks that this skill applies has been increased from 6 to 10.
July 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 45 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Bleeding duration has been increased from 6 seconds to 10 seconds.
  • The number of attacks this skill applies has been increased from 5 to 6.
August 06, 2013
  • Counters will no longer decrement on every attack going, but only on attacks hit, evaded, missed (from blind), or blocked.
  • The buff provided when this skill is activated will now properly display the remaining number of charges.
January 28, 2013
  • The number of uses on this skill's effect will now decrease if an attack lands or if the attack is negated by Blind, Block, Evade, Obstructed, or Invulnerable.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Sharpening Stone has been added to the game.