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Weakening Strikes

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Weakening Strikes

Daredevil icon small.png Daredevil (trait list)
Training cost
10 Hero points
Game link
Weakening Strikes

Your next attack after dodging causes weakness to foes struck. Weakened enemies deal less damage to you, and you deal increased strike damage to them.

Damage.png Damage Reduced: 10%
Weakening Strikes.png Weakening Strikes (4s): Next attack weakens enemies.
Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Traits that are improved by this trait

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts


  • The damage modifier stacks multiplicatively with other damage modifiers.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Damage dealt to weakened foes increased from 7% to 10%.
May 11, 2021
  • Text on many damage-increasing profession traits, runes, and sigils has been clarified to indicate whether they increase outgoing strike damage, condition damage, or all damage, as appropriate.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced weakness duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds.
April 23, 2019
  • This trait has been moved from the Adept tier into the Minor Master tier and has had its functionality changed.
  • This trait will now cause the daredevil's next strike after dodging to weaken enemies. This weakening effect can be applied to multiple targets at once if the skill used is an area-of-effect skill.
  • Reduced the weakness duration from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • Increased the damage dealt to weakened foes by 7%, and reduced damage taken from foes by 10%.
December 01, 2015
  • Updated the trait facts to include the damage reduction from weakened enemies (10%).
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Weakening Strikes has been added to the game.