|| This trait is split between game modes — select one to view:
Successfully evading an attack while wielding a sword or spear recharges Steal. Swords and spears deal increased damage.
- Damage Increase: 10%
Recharge Time Reduced: 100%
Recharge Time Reduced: 50%
— In-game description
For a detailed trait history, see here.
| July 10, 2018
- This trait has been split between game modes. The recharge time reduced in PvP and WvW is now 50%, while PvE remains at 100%.
| March 27, 2018
- Increased the cooldown from 20 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP and WvW.
| August 14, 2017
- Fixed a bug that could cause this trait to go on cooldown even if it did not recharge Steal.
| August 08, 2017
|| Path of Fire pre-patch:
- Increased bonus damage to 10%
- Increased internal cooldown from 1 second to 20 seconds.
- This trait now fully recharges steal when the conditions are met
| April 19, 2016
- Damage while wielding a sword has been increased from 5% to 7%.
| January 26, 2016
- This trait now also grants 5% bonus damage to sword and spear attacks.
| June 23, 2015
|| Specialization update:
- Swindler's Equilibrium has been added to the game.