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Damage and condition damage taken are increased; stacks intensity.

— In-game description

Vulnerability is a condition which increases damage the target takes by 1% for each stack, up to a maximum of 25 times.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Condition#Related skills

Weapon skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Underwater weapon skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Healing skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Utility skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Elite skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Skills with special conditions that apply vulnerability[edit]

Downed skills that apply vulnerability[edit]

Combos that apply vulnerability[edit]

Weapon skills that benefit from vulnerability[edit]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Condition#Related traits

Traits that apply vulnerability[edit]

Traits that benefit from vulnerability on foes[edit]

Traits that improve vulnerability[edit]

Related Equipment[edit]

See also: Condition#Related equipment

Upgrade components that affect vulnerability on foes[edit]


Upgrade components that apply vulnerability on foes[edit]


Player chatter[edit]

  • When vulnerability is applied to a character they will occasionally shout out one of the following lines, depending on their race and gender.
Race Gender
Male Female
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura I am exposed! Structural integrity... compromised.
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr I feel so... vulnerable... Too vulnerable like this!
Human tango icon 20px.png Human I feel so... vulnerable... So...vulnerable...
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Feeling vulnerable! This... is going to hurt.
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari I need cover! I'm exposed.

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This condition was changed so that it not only increases direct damage, it also increases condition damage.
  • Each stack will increase direct damage by 1% and condition damage by 1%.
  • Boon to Condition Conversion: Protection converts to 3 stacks of vulnerability for 10 seconds (+2 stacks).
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Vulnerability has been added to the game.