Stealth Attack

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Stealth Attack is a skill type available exclusively to the thief profession. They replace the thief's first weapon skill while the thief is in stealth and are determined by the weapon set.

List of stealth attack skills[edit]

Weapon skills[edit]

# Skill Weapon Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Thief icon small.png Thief

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngTemp icon (tan).png Cunning Salvo Axe 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Throw an axe that explodes when it hits a target, crippling nearby enemies. Gain initiative if you strike an enemy.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngBackstab.png Backstab Dagger 0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Attack your foe from the shadows, striking for double damage if you hit from behind or they are defiant.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSneak Attack.png Sneak Attack Pistol 1 1 Stealth Attack. Sneak attack with rapid fire from your pistol and make your foe bleed.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngTactical Strike.png Tactical Strike Sword 1 Stealth Attack. Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt. Daze them instead if you attack from behind or they are defiant. Applies vulnerability.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngDeath's Judgment.png Death's Judgment Rifle 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Reveal yourself and fire a powerful shot at your target.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSurprise Shot.png Surprise Shot Short bow 0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Shoot an arrow that bleeds and immobilizes your foe.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngDeadly Strike.png Deadly Strike Spear 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Attack from stealth, bleeding and weakening your target.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngThe Ripper.png The Ripper Harpoon gun 0.75¾ 1 Stealth Attack. Fire a shot from stealth to bleed your target.

Daredevil icon small.png Daredevil

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngHook Strike.png Hook Strike Staff 0.75¾ 1 Stealth Attack. Attack your foes with stealth, knocking enemies down.

Deadeye icon small.png Deadeye

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngTemp icon (light blue).png Malicious Cunning Salvo Axe 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Throw an axe that explodes when it hits a target, crippling nearby enemies. Gain initiative if you strike an enemy. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to inflict poison with a duration equal to the consumed malice.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Backstab.png Malicious Backstab Dagger 0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Attack your foe from the shadows and strike for double the damage if you hit from behind or they are defiant. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to deal bonus damage.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Sneak Attack.png Malicious Sneak Attack Pistol 1 1 Stealth Attack. Sneak attack with a rapid fire from your pistol that makes your foe bleed. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to inflict torment with a duration equal to twice the consumed malice.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Shadowsquall.png Malicious Shadowsquall Scepter 20.5½ Stealth Attack. From the shadows, unleash a barrage towards your target. If this attack hits your mark, it consumes all malice and increases the duration of poison it applies
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Tactical Strike.png Malicious Tactical Strike Sword 1 Stealth Attack. Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt, or daze them if you attack from behind or they are defiant. Applies vulnerability. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to restore endurance based on the malice used.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Death's Judgment.png Malicious Death's Judgment Rifle 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Reveal yourself and fire a powerful shot at your target that pierces but deals less damage to unmarked foes. If this attack hits your mark, it consumes all malice and deals increased damage for each malice consumed.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Surprise Shot.png Malicious Surprise Shot Short bow 0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Shoot an arrow that bleeds and immobilizes your foe. If the arrow hits your marked target, it consumes all malice and splinters, firing new arrows at nearby foes for each malice consumed.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Hook Strike.png Malicious Hook Strike Staff 1 Stealth Attack. Attack your foes from stealth, knocking enemies down. If this attack hits your mark, it consumes all malice and grants you quickness.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Deadly Strike.png Malicious Deadly Strike Spear 0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Attack while in stealth, bleeding and weakening your target. Consumes all malice to deal bonus damage if it strikes your mark.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMalicious Ripper.png Malicious Ripper Harpoon gun 0.75¾ 1 Stealth Attack. Fire a shot while in stealth to bleed your target. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to add additional bleeding stacks.

Specter icon small.png Specter

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngShadowsquall.png Shadowsquall Scepter 20.5½ Stealth Attack. Unleash a barrage from the shadows towards your target.

Downed skills[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Thief icon small.png Thief

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngVenomous Knife.png Venomous Knife Stealth Attack. Throw a knife, bleeding and poisoning your target.

Related traits[edit]