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True Strike (vindicator)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Vindicator greatsword skill. For the Guardian mace skill, see True Strike.

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True Strike

Revenant icon small.png Revenant (skill list)
Vindicator icon small.png Vindicator
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Imperial Guard.png → 
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0.75¾ Activation time  
True Strike

Strike your foes with empowered energy. Deals increased damage based on attacks blocked by Imperial Guard.

 Damage.png Damage: 605 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage: 403 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage per Block: 202 (0.5)?
 Damage.png Damage per Block: 121 (0.3)?
 Damage.png Damage per Block: 61 (0.15)?
 Damage.png Damage Increase: 0.25¼%
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Reduced power coefficient per block stack from 0.3 to 0.15 in PvP only.
November 30, 2022
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to allow players to evade attacks.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Base damage multiplier increased from 1.0 to 1.5. Damage multiplier added per blocked attack increased from 0.4 to 0.5.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • True Strike has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
  • True Strike was available during the End of Dragons Beta Event 4.
  • Increased damage per stack of Imperial Guard from 0.2 to 0.3 in PvP and WvW, 0.4 in PvE. Added a 0.25 cooldown to this ability so it's more difficult to trigger prematurely.
  • Wiki note: tooltip reads Damage Increase 1/4% instead of 0.25 cooldown.
September 21, 2021