Whirling Strike

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Whirling Strike

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Profession mechanic
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Game link

14443, 14549, 14550, 14551
0.75¾ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Whirling Strike

Burst. Strike all foes around you. Effect increases with adrenaline level.

 Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Stun.png Level 1 stun: 1 second
 Stun.png Level 2 stun: 10.5½ seconds
 Stun.png Level 3 stun: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Whirl
 Evade.png Defiance Break: 450[sic]
 Range.png Range: 150

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength

Arms Arms

Defense Defense

Tactics Tactics

Discipline Discipline

Spellbreaker Spellbreaker


The Defiance Break sums up all three levels: 100+150+200=450 instead of correctly displaying the level-depending value.
The stage 1 skill has a different skill description: "Strike all foes around you, stunning them. Effect increases with adrenaline level."

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
May 08, 2018
  • Increased the damage of this skill by 33%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Using a burst skill for your equipped weapon will now set the recharge of all adrenaline tiers of that burst skill.
  • The recharge of all burst skills has been reduced from 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
December 14, 2012
  • This skill is now a whirl finisher.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Whirling Strike has been added to the game.