Sneak Attack

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Sneak Attack

1 Activation time  1 Recharge time  
Profession
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Weapon
Main hand pistol
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Type
Stealth Attack
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Stealth Attack. Sneak attack with rapid fire from your pistol and make your foe bleed.

 Damage.png Damage (5x): 660 (1.8)?
 Damage.png Damage (5x): 550 (1.5)?
 Bleeding.png5 Bleeding (5s): 550 Damage
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Critical Strikes Critical Strikes[edit]

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts[edit]

Notes[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 25, 2021
  • Reduced applied bleeding duration from 6 seconds to 5 seconds in PvE only. This now matches the duration in PvP and WvW.
May 26, 2020
  • Reduced bleeding duration from 6 seconds to 5 seconds in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per hit from 0.36 to 0.3.
March 05, 2019
  • Increased the duration of bleeding that's applied by this skill from 4 seconds to 6 seconds.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the damage per bullet by 20%. This change extends to the deadeye variant Malicious Sneak Attack.
July 26, 2016
  • All stealth attack skills will now have a 1-second recharge between uses.
September 29, 2015
  • Increased attack damage per shot by 25%.
April 30, 2013
  • Skills that must be performed from stealth are now labeled as "Stealth Attack."
November 15, 2012
  • This skill will now only apply the Revealed buff on the first attack that hits an opponent.
October 24, 2012
  • Stealth skills now always apply the Revealed' buff when they hit their target (this update was not originally documented )
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Sneak Attack has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]