Whirlwind Attack

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Whirlwind Attack

1 Activation time  10 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Profession
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Weapon
Greatsword
 
Weapon slot 3
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Whirl in a target's direction, slashing foes along your path.

 Damage.png Damage: 268 (0.665)?
 Damage.png Damage: 134 (0.333)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 4
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Evade.png Evade: 0.75¾ seconds
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Whirl
 Range.png Range: 450

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Strength Strength[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • This skill cleaves.
  • Whirlwind Attack will try to hit 4 times on its path.
    • A stationary enemy in its path will be hit 2-4 times depending on their size and distance from the starting point. Starting in melee range (130 units), player characters and smaller enemies will be hit 2-3 times, while bigger creatures will be hit all 4 times. The size of a creature usually matches their selection circle.
    • Used against an obstacle in an angle that prevents advance or while immobilized will allow you to deliver all 4 hits to enemies in range.
Sometimes multiple seconds after casting hits enemies randomly far away from casting location or the user.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020
  • (Competitive split)Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.665 to 0.333.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
September 09, 2014
  • Lowered damage of each strike by 5%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Whirlwind Attack has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]