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Weakening Strikes

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Weakening Strikes

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Cause weakness to enemies you critically hit. Weakened enemies deal less damage to you.

 Damage.png Damage Reduced: 10%
 Weakness.png Weakness (5s): Endurance regeneration decreased by 50%. 50% of hits are Glancing Blows (50% damage). Stacks duration.

— In-game description


  • The cooldown is per critical attack. If one enemy is critically hit, it will be weakened, but if another enemy is critically hit less than 10 seconds later, it will not be weakened. However, if multiple enemies are critically hit by the same strike, all of them will be weakened.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.