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Warrior: Tactics

Points in this attribute improve Shouts and Stances that give you and your party an advantage in battle.

All skills are shown with minimum and maximum values. The minimum is with 0 points in the related attribute; the maximum is with 15 points in the related attribute. It is possible to have more than 15 points in a given attribute, but values will need to be calculated on the 15-point figures given in the individual descriptions.


Core Skills

"Charge!" - Shout [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 20
Shout. For 5..11 seconds, all allies within earshot move 25% faster.
"Shields Up!" - Shout
Energy: 10
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 30
Shout. For 5..11 seconds, you and all party members within earshot gain 24 armor against piercing damage and 50% chance to block incoming projectile attacks.
"Watch Yourself!" - Shout
Adrenaline: 4
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 0
Shout. Party members within earshot gain +5..25 armor for 5..11 seconds.
Balanced Stance Balanced Stance - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 8..20
Recharge: 30
Stance. For 8..20 seconds, you cannot be knocked down and you do not suffer extra damage from a critical attack.
Defensive Stance Defensive Stance - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..8
Recharge: 15
Stance. For 1..8 seconds, you have +24 armor and you have a 75% chance to block melee attacks and arrows. Defensive Stance ends if you use a skill.
Healing Signet Healing Signet - Signet
Activation: 2 Recharge: 4
Signet. You gain 40..152 Health. You have -40 armor while using this skill.
Thrill of Victory Thrill of Victory - Attack
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Recharge: 8
Attack. If this blow hits, and you have more Health than target foe you strike for +15..45 damage.

Eye of the North Skills

Soldier's Speed Soldier's Speed - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..20
Recharge: 20
Stance. For 5..20 seconds, you move 25% faster while under the effects of a Chant or Shout.

Nightfall Skills

Soldier's Defense Soldier's Defense - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..8
Recharge: 10
Stance. For 1..8 seconds, you have a 75% chance to block attacks while under the effects of a Shout or Chant.
Soldier's Stance Soldier's Stance - Stance [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 4..10
Recharge: 8
Stance. For 4..10 seconds, you attack 33% faster while under the effects of a Shout or Chant.
Soldier's Strike Soldier's Strike - Attack
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Recharge: 4
Attack. If this attack hits, you deal +10..40 more damage. If you are under the effects of a Chant or Shout, this attack cannot be blocked.
Steady Stance Steady Stance - Stance [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 10
Recharge: 6
Stance. For 10 seconds, the next time you would be knocked down, you gain 1..3 strikes of adrenaline and 1..7 Energy instead.

Factions Skills

"None Shall Pass!" - Shout
Energy: 10
Activation: 0
Recharge: 45
Shout. All nearby foes that are moving are knocked down.
"Retreat!" - Shout
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 20
Shout. If there are any dead allies within earshot, your party moves 33% faster for 5..11 seconds.
Auspicious Parry Auspicious Parry - Stance [Elite]
Adrenaline: 1
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 2
Stance. For 5..11 seconds, the next attack against you is Blocked and you gain 1..4 strikes of Adrenaline.
Drunken Blow Drunken Blow - Attack
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 2
Recharge: 7
Attack. If this attack hits, you strike for +10..40 damage and your target suffers from one of the following Conditions: Deep Wound (for 20 seconds), Weakness (for 20 seconds), Bleeding (for 25 seconds), or Crippled (for 15 seconds). After making a Drunken Blow, you are knocked down.
Protector's Defense Protector's Defense - Skill
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 30
Skill. For 5..11 seconds, adjacent allies have a 75% chance to block incoming attacks. Protector's Defense ends if you move.
Shove Shove - Skill [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0.75
Recharge: 20
Skill. Lose all Adrenaline. All of your other non-attack skills are disabled for 10..5 seconds. Target touched foe is knocked down and takes 15..75 damage.

Prophecies Skills

"Fear Me!" - Shout
Adrenaline: 4
Activation: 0
Recharge: 0
Shout. All nearby foes lose 1..4 Energy.
"To the Limit!" - Shout
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Recharge: 20
Shout. For each foe within earshot (maximum 1..6), you gain one strike of adrenaline.
"Victory is Mine!" - Shout [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Recharge: 15
Shout. You gain 10..68 Health and 3..7 Energy for each Condition suffered by target foe.
Bonetti's Defense Bonetti's Defense - Stance
Adrenaline: 8
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 0
Stance. For 5..11 seconds, you have a 75% chance to block incoming melee attacks and arrows. You gain 5 Energy for each successful melee attack blocked. Bonetti's Defense ends if you use a skill.
Deadly Riposte Deadly Riposte - Skill
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 8
Recharge: 10
Skill. For 8 seconds, while you have a sword equipped, you block the next melee attack against you, and your attacker is struck for 15..90 damage and begins Bleeding for 3..25 seconds.
Deflect Arrows Deflect Arrows - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..8
Recharge: 10
Stance. For 1..8 seconds, you have a 75% chance to block arrows. This effect ends if you successfully hit with an attack.
Desperation Blow Desperation Blow - Attack
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 2
Recharge: 7
Attack. If this attack hits, you strike for +10..40 damage, and your target suffers from one of the following Conditions: Deep Wound (for 20 seconds), Weakness (for 20 seconds), Bleeding (for 25 seconds), or Crippled (for 15 seconds). After making a Desperation Blow, you are knocked down.
Disciplined Stance Disciplined Stance - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..6
Recharge: 15
Stance. For 1..6 seconds, you gain +24 armor and have a 75% chance to block attacks. Disciplined Stance ends if you use an adrenal skill.
Gladiator's Defense Gladiator's Defense - Stance [Elite]
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 5..11
Recharge: 30
Stance. For 5..11 seconds, you have a 75% chance to block incoming attacks. Whenever you block a melee attack this way, the attacker suffers 5..35 damage.
Riposte Riposte - Skill
Adrenaline: 4
Activation: 0
Duration: 8
Recharge: 0
Skill. For 8 seconds, while you have a sword equipped, you block the next melee attack against you and your attacker is struck for 20..80 damage.
Shield Stance Shield Stance - Stance
Energy: 5
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..8
Recharge: 15
Stance. For 1..8 seconds, while wielding a shield, you have a 75% chance to block incoming attacks, but you move 33%% slower.
Wary Stance Wary Stance - Stance
Energy: 10
Activation: 0
Duration: 1..6
Recharge: 10
Stance. For 1..6 seconds, you block any attack skills used against you. For each successful block, you gain adrenaline and 5 Energy. Wary Stance ends if you use a skill.

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