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Endurance regeneration decreased by 50%. 50% of hits are Glancing Blows (50% damage). Stacks duration.

— In-game description

Weakness is a condition that decreases the rate of endurance regeneration and turns half of all hits into glancing blows (that deal 50% less damage). Stacks of weakness increase the duration of the condition. Only stacks up to 5 times. Weakness deals defiance bar damage at a rate of 20 per second.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Condition#Related skills

Weapon skills that weaken[edit]

Underwater weapon skills that weaken[edit]

Utility skills that weaken[edit]

Elite skills that weaken[edit]

Pet skills that weaken[edit]

Skills with special conditions that weaken[edit]

Downed skills that apply weakness[edit]

Combos that apply weakness[edit]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Condition#Related traits

Traits that apply weakness[edit]

Traits that benefit from weakness on foes[edit]

  • Warrior tango icon 20px.png Cull the Weak Cull the Weak — Increases damage to weakened foes. Striking a foe below the health threshold inflicts weakness.
  • Revenant tango icon 20px.png Dwarven Battle Training Dwarven Battle Training — Deal increased damage to weakened foes. Disabling a foe applies weakness. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, fear, taunt, and launch.
  • Daredevil tango icon 20px.png Weakening Strikes Weakening Strikes — Your next attack after dodging causes weakness to foes struck. Weakened enemies deal less damage to you, and you deal more damage to them.
  • Weaver tango icon 20px.png Superior Elements Superior ElementsDual Attack skills weaken enemies. Attacks against weakened foes have increased critical chance.

Traits that remove weakness[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Condition#Related equipment

Upgrade components that improve weakness[edit]



Upgrade components that affect weakness on self[edit]

Upgrade components that trigger on inflicting weakness[edit]

Player chatter[edit]

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  • When weakness 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'm enfeebled... I'm weakened? Preposterous!
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr My strength fails me... Strength fading...
Human tango icon 20px.png Human My strength fails me! Strength... failing me...
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Strength fading... Strength failing...
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari What is this weakness? I feel weak!

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
June 25, 2013
  • Changed from 50% fumble on regular attacks to 50% fumble on all attacks.
  • Now only stacks up to 5 times (still stacks duration).
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Weakness has been added to the game.