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Effect type
Control effect

Sink is an underwater effect caused by some skills which forces the affected target(s) to move away from the surface.

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that sink

Drowning skills that sink

Common skills that sink

Related traits[edit]

See also: Traits related to disable (Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.)


  • This can be used as a form of control to increase or close in space between you and your target.
  • This can also be used to prevent a drowning opponent from reaching the surface and regaining health.

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
May 11, 2021
  • (Undocumented) The icon has been changed slightly.
February 06, 2018
  • The speed at which sink and float move vertically has been reduced by 50%.
May 28, 2013
  • Sink and Float effects: No longer affect targets above water.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Sink has been added to the game.