Tactical Strike

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Tactical Strike

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Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Main hand sword
Weapon slot 1
Stealth Attack
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Stealth Attack. Blind your foe by bashing them with your sword hilt. Daze them instead if you attack from behind. Applies vulnerability.

 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
 Vulnerability.png10 Vulnerability (5s): 10% Incoming Damage, 10% Incoming Condition Damage
 Range.png Range: 170

— In-game description [?]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 10, 2018
  • This attack now applies 10 stacks of vulnerability for 5 seconds on hit. This change extends to the deadeye variant Malicious Tactical Strike.
September 23, 2017
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill did less damage than intended.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill has been unsplit and now dazes for 2 seconds in all game modes when attacking from behind.
  • Increased the damage by 33%.
July 26, 2016
  • All stealth attack skills will now have a 1-second recharge between uses.
July 23, 2013
  • Fixed the damage skill fact to display the proper amount of damage done.
April 30, 2013
  • Skills that must be performed from stealth are now labeled as "Stealth Attack."
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's damage has been increased by 10% in all formats.
  • This skill's daze duration has been reduced from 2 seconds to 1.5 seconds in PvP.
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:
  • Tactical Strike has been added to the game.