Stolen skill

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Stolen skills are unique skills to the thief profession and its elite specializations Daredevil and Deadeye. After using Steal as Thief, Swipe as Daredevil or Deadeye's Mark as Deadeye (F1 on the Mechanic Bar), the stolen skill will be stored in the F2 skill until used. The stolen skills depends on the NPC or the profession (in PvP and WvW).

List of stolen skills[edit]

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief and Daredevil tango icon 20px.png Daredevil[edit]

Skills stolen from enemy players in PvP and WvW[edit]

Skill Profession Description
Mace Head Crack.png Mace Head Crack Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian Daze your foe.
Essence Sap.png Essence Sap Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant Throw energy at your target, slowing them.
Whirling Axe (stolen skill).png Whirling Axe Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior Spin and attack nearby foes. You can move while spinning.
Throw Gunk.png Throw Gunk Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer Throw gunk at target area to inflict a random condition.
Healing Seed (bundle skill).png Healing Seed Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger Periodically grants regeneration and removes conditions from you and your allies.
Blinding Tuft.png Blinding Tuft Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief Throw a handful of hair, vanishing in stealth and blinding nearby foes.
Ice Shard Stab.png Ice Shard Stab Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist Stab and chill your foe.
Consume Ectoplasm.png Consume Plasma Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer Gain all boons.
Skull Fear.png Skull Fear Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer Strike fear into nearby foes.

Skills stolen from NPCs[edit]

Skill Equivalent bundle Description
Blinding Tuft.png Blinding Tuft Tuft of Hair Throw a handful of hair, vanishing in stealth and blinding nearby foes.
Bone Crack.png Bone Crack Bone Stun your foe.
Branch Bash.png Branch Bash Wooden Leg Launch your foe, breaking the branch.
Club Shock Wave.png Club Shock Wave Ettin Club Smash the club on the ground, knocking down foes in a line in front of you.
Consume Ectoplasm.png Consume Plasma Plasma Gain all boons.
Drink.png Drink Elixir of Heroes You become invulnerable.
Eat Egg.png Eat Egg Griffon Egg Restore health and initiative.
Essence Sap.png Essence Sap Throw energy at your target, slowing them.
Exploding Venom Sack.png Exploding Venom Sack Cover the target area in a poisonous cloud.
Healing Seed (bundle skill).png Healing Seed Seed Pod Periodically grants regeneration and removes conditions from you and your allies.
Ice Shard Stab.png Ice Shard Stab Corrupted Ice Shard Stab and chill your foe.
Mace Head Crack.png Mace Head Crack Daze your foe.
Rusty Scrap Strike.png Rusty Scrap Strike Rusty Scrap Bleed, poison, and weaken your foe with a strike from your rusty scrap.
Shoot Rifle.png Shoot Rifle Bombardment Target Marker Shoot your foe, launching them back and making them vulnerable while pushing yourself back.
Skull Fear.png Skull Fear Ancient Cursed Skull Strike fear into nearby foes.
Throw Coral Shard.png Throw Coral Shard Coral Shard Throw a coral shard at a foe to cause bleeding and vulnerability.
Throw Crystal Shard.png Throw Crystal Shard Crystal Shard Throw a crystal shard and bleed a foe.
Throw Feathers.png Throw Feathers Moa Feathers Throw a handful of feathers to blind nearby foes. Stealth yourself.
Throw Gear.png Throw Gear Gear Throw the gear at your foe, stunning them.
Throw Gunk.png Throw Gunk Gunk Throw gunk at target area to inflict a random condition.
Throw Lava Rock.png Throw Lava Rock Lava Rock Throw a lava rock that burns your foe.
Net Shot.png Throw Net Underwater Net Immobilize foes by throwing your net.
Throw Boulder.png Throw Rock Rock Throw a rock to knock down your foe.
Throw Scale.png Throw Scale Drake Scale Throw the scale to bleed and poison your foe.
Tooth Stab.png Tooth Stab Tooth Stab and bleed your foe.
Use Staff.png Use Scepter Use the scepter attack with a random effect. 50% chance to stun your target with a Lightning Whip. 50% chance to burn the area around you with an unblockable Flame Burst.
Use Staff.png Use Staff Use the staff to create random attacks. 50% chance to damage and stun foes with a Chain Lightning that strikes up to three foes. 50% chance to damage and burn a single foe with a Fireball.
Use Staff.png Use Trident Use the trident to create random attacks. 50% chance to damage and bleed foes with a rock blade. 50% chance to damage and knock back a single foe with a water missile.
Whirling Axe (stolen skill).png Whirling Axe Axe Spin and attack nearby foes. You can move while spinning.

Skills stolen from Strike Missions[edit]

Skill Description Acquired from
Fire Snowball.png Throw Enchanted Ice Throw a deadly orb ice that explodes when it lands. Allies in the blast radius gain stability and frost armor. Legendary Icebrood Construct
Whisper of Jormag
Champion Icebrood Beast
Champion Corrupted Kodan
Varinia Stormsounder
Throw Unstable Reagent.png Throw Unstable Reagent Creates a spacial fluctuation that pulls foes to the center, making them vulnerable and removing their boons. Fraenir of Jormag
Throw Cursed Artifact.png Throw Cursed Artifact Throw the artifact to the ground to curse an area, inflicting conditions on foes with every pulse. Boneskinner
Champion Icebrood Goliath
Drink Ambrosia.png Drink Ambrosia Gain damage reduction and multiple boons. Voice of the Fallen
Spread Pollen (mossheart).png Blessing Seed Plant a seed at your feet that heals allies and removes their conditions with every pulse. Claw of the Fallen
Poultice (skill).png Time in a Bottle Grant your allies alacrity and quickness. Champion Ice Giant

Skills stolen from Raid Encounters[edit]

Skill Description Acquired from
Detonate Plasma.png Detonate Plasma Grant boons to nearby allies.
Unstable Artifact.png Unstable Artifact Shadowstep to a target location, immobilizing enemies in the area. If a downed ally is in that area, instead shadowstep them to you and partially revive them.
Soul Stone Venom.png Soul Stone Venom Venom. Use a corrupted soul stone to remove conditions on allies and apply a stack of venom for each condition removed. Allies that hit with this venom will initiate a strike that originates from the thief.
Throw Magnetic Bomb.png Throw Magnetic Bomb Throw a bomb that continuously pulls enemies to its point of impact.

Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye[edit]

Skills stolen from NPCs and enemy players in PvP and WvW[edit]

Skill Profession Description
Steal Defenses.png Steal Defenses Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian Gain aegis and poison your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Resistance.png Steal Resistance Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant Gain resistance and inflict torment on your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Strength.png Steal Strength Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior Gain might and weaken your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Durability.png Steal Durability Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer Gain protection and inflict vulnerability on your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Mobility.png Steal Mobility Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger Gain superspeed and immobilize your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Precision.png Steal Precision Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief Gain fury and blind your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Warmth.png Steal Warmth Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist Gain vigor and chill your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Time.png Steal Time Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer Gain quickness and slow your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.
Steal Health.png Steal Health Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer Heal yourself and bleed your marked target. Gain stealth if malice is at or above the threshold.

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts[edit]

  • Improvisation Improvisation — You can use stolen skills twice. Recharge one random equipped utility skill when you steal. Goes on cooldown regardless of if a utility skill is recharged. Does not affect inactive sequence skills.

Deadeye Deadeye[edit]