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Disambig icon.png This article is about the skill used by the Bladesworn elite specialization. For the skill used by Minister Li in the Kaineng Overlook strike mission, see Swift Cut (Li).

Swift Cut.png

Swift Cut

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Bladesworn icon small.png Bladesworn
Unsheathe Gunsaber
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Activ. type
Swift Cut.png
 → Steel Divide.png → Explosive Thrust.png
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  
Swift Cut

Chain. Slash your foe, then fire off a ranged shot. Foes hit by the initial attack take less damage from the follow-up shot.

Damage.png Blade Damage: 249 (0.7)?
Damage.png Blade Damage: 174 (0.49)?
Damage.png Follow-Up Shot Damage: 213 (0.6)?
Damage.png Follow-Up Shot Damage: 128 (0.36)?
Damage.png Damage Reduced: 66%
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description


Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • This skill now fires an additional projectile after the melee slash. Enemies hit by the melee attack take reduced damage from the projectile.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Swift Cut has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
September 21, 2021