Weaponskills

Unique and enhanced weaponskills with additional effects like en-spells, refresh and regen, and elemental debuffs on the target. We also unlock relic, mythic, empyrean, merit, and quested weaponskills as you level.

Unlocking Weapon Skills

Relic Weapon Skills

All relic weaponskills unlock when you reach skill level 280 of the appropriate weapon type.

Mythic Weapon Skills

All mythic weaponskills unlock when you reach skill level 380 of the appropriate weapon type.

Empyrean Weapon Skills

All empyrean weapon skills unlock when you reach skill level 300 (becuase they’re cooler!) of the appropriate weapon type.

Quested/WSNM Weapon Skills

All quested/NM-related weapon skills unlock when you reach skill level 230 or 250 (varies by weapon, based on the level you could acquire the quest).

Merit Weapon Skills

All merit weapon skills unlock when you reach skill level 357 of the appropriate weapon type.


Weapon Skill Enhancements

Sword

Burning Blade / Red Lotus Blade

Adds a 10 second Burn effect to the target enemy.

Uriel Blade

  • Previously a campaign-only WS requiring a specific weapon.
  • Unlocked at skill level 400 (can be unlocked using Sword skill merits to get more than 400 skill.)
  • Magic-based weaponskill does AOE damage, inflicts Flash, and increases enmity to affected enemies.

Glory Slash

  • Previously a campaign-only WS requiring a specific weapon.
  • Unlocked at skill level 400 (can be unlocked using Sword skill merits to get more than 400 skill.)
  • Physical-based weaponskill does AOE damage and inflicts a short duration Stun.

Dagger

Gust Slash / Cyclone

Adds a 10 second Choke effect to the target enemy.

Great Sword

Frostbite / Freezebite

Adds a 10 second Frost effect to the target enemy.

Axe

Smash Axe

Adds a 10 second Drown effect to the target enemy.

Marksmanship

Hot Shot

Adds a 10 second Burn effect to the target enemy.

Archery

Flaming Arrow

Adds a 10 second Burn effect to the target enemy.

Great Axe

Iron Tempest

Adds a 10 second Choke effect to the target enemy.

Sturmwind

Adds a 10 second Choke effect to the target enemy.

Scythe

Shadow of Death

Adds a 10 second Shock effect to the target enemy.

Polearm

Thunder Thrust / Raiden Thrust

Adds a 10 second Shock effect to the target enemy.

Katana

Blade: Retsu

Adds a 10 second Shock effect to the target enemy.

Great Katana

Tachi: Enpi

Adds a single blink/shadow effect to the player.

Staff

Rock Crusher

Adds a 10 second Rasp effect to the target enemy.

Tartarus Torpor

  • Previously a campaign-only WS requiring a specific weapon.
  • Unlocked at skill level 400 (can be unlocked using Staff skill merits to get more than 400 skill.)
  • Magic-based weaponskill does AOE damage and inflicts a short duration Sleep.