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Shattering Blow

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Shattering Blow

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  
15 Recharge time
20 Recharge time
 15 Hero point  
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker
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Rage. Summon a rock that blocks attacks, then shatter it to send out rock fragments that inflict bleeding on all foes in front of you. Extends the duration of berserk mode if it hits.

 Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.5)?
 Bleeding.png4 Bleeding (10s): 880 Damage
 Bleeding.png2 Bleeding (10s): 440 Damage
 Stability.png Stability (2s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared or taunted.
 Shattering Blow.png Rock Guard (½s): Block incoming attacks.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration Increase: 3 seconds
 Miscellaneous effect.png Reflect Missiles
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]


Shattering Blow reflects projectiles instead of destroying them.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.0 to 0.5. Reduced number of bleeding stacks from 4 to 2. Increased cooldown from 15 seconds to 20 seconds.
July 16, 2019
  • Increase berserk extension from 2 seconds to 3 seconds.
April 23, 2019
  • This skill no longer grants adrenaline. It now extends berserk duration by 2 seconds on hit.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill now blocks all attacks for its duration and grants 2 stacks of stability for 2 seconds.
  • Its adrenaline gain has been increased to 10.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Shattering Blow has been added to the game.