Warrior

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Description

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The Warrior is a capable melee combatant and a veteran tactician. They are equally versed in dealing and wisthstanding massive amounts of damage. Through their combat expertise and cunning they are alos capable of inspiring their allies to greater glory. Warriors typically duel wield one-handed weapons to ge the most out of their abilities, but they can also use shields and two-handed weapons.

Any of the three classes of tanks (Warrior, Dread Knight or Paladin) can tank any of the content within the game. That being said, each of the classes is better at some of the mob fights than others.

It is only natural to compare the tank classes with each other specifically when you are deciding what class you wish to play. Over a short burn fight, Paladins and Dread Knights (DK) will find it easier to hold aggro. A Warrior will take longer to build initial aggro than either a Paladin or Dread Knight so hate pushing from other group/raid members is particularly important for a Warrior.

The Warrior initially had very high Damage per Second (DPS), however, this has been paired back so that the DPS of Warrior and the DK are similar. Paladins are the ultimate tank against undead and have the best survivability followed by the DK, then the Warrior.

Building a Warrior

While levelling up the warrior, it is best to max out both Strength and Dexterity with the balance going into constitution. At level 50+, it is normal to max out constitution and strength with the balance going into dexterity. As the main tank there are two main things that you need to do; hold aggro and stay alive. No healer will be able to keep you alive if your mitigation or hit points are too low. If they are not high enough, healers will need to work very hard and will risk either healer hate or running out of mana.

Mitigation and hit points go hand in hand. When the mob hits you, it will be with a certain amount of damage. If your mitigation is 50%, only half of that damage will translate into a loss of hit points. There are two main mitigations that appear on your character sheet, melee mitigation and spell mitigation.


Warrior Abilities

Stances

Some stances may not currently be scripted properly

Warriors have two stances they can switch between for Tanking or DPSing:

Stance Effect Level
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Offensive

Rage guides your weapon, increasing your damage, accuracy, and reducing hate generation.
  • +15% damage
  • +10% accuracy
  • -25% hate generation
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Defensive

You focus on defense, gaining increased melee mitigation and hate generation. 10

Level 1

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Brutal Strike I Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Power Attack I Self only buff to melee damage and also granting Unyielding Might   - 49/sec Instant

Level 2

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Kick I Melee attack with a chance to stun (1 sec)   15 - Instant

Level 4

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Devastating Blow I Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Stunning Bellow I Stun spell (7 sec)   - 29 Instant

Level 6

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Adamant Foeman I Block next attack (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Brutal Strike II Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Waylay I Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant

Level 8

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Rend Armor I Lowers your opponent's mitigation (45 sec)   28 - Instant
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Riposte I Counterattack   10 - Instant
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Taunt I Increases hate   - 21 Instant

Level 10

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Advance and Attack Group buff increasing melee crit chance   - 23 Instant
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Decimate I Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Protect I Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent   15 - Instant
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Sunder I Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   26 - Instant

Level 11

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Power Attack II Self only buff to melee damage and also granting Unyielding Might   - 49/sec Instant

Level 12

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Bloodrage I Increases your maximum endurance and endurance regeneration (20 sec)   - 44 Instant
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Charge Short term group buff increasing crit chance and movement speed (10 sec) (only usable out of combat)   - 22 Instant
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Intimidating Snarl I Area of effect debuff reducing damage of nearby opponents (30 sec)   - 48 Instant
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Kick I Melee attack with a chance to stun (1 sec)   15 - Instant
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Savage Cut I Damage over time melee attack (20 sec)   22 - Instant
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Shout of Fury I Self buff increasing your STR (14 sec)   - 88 Instant

Level 14

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Brutal Strike III Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Infuriating Shot I Ranged attack that increases hate   - 66 Instant
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Pommel Smash I Melee attack that increases hate, has chance to stun (2 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Stinging Cut I Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Withdraw I Reduces the hate an ally has with nearby opponents   - 124 Instant

Level 16

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Assail I Counterattack with a short stun (1 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Press the Attack Short term group buff increasing melee damage (8 sec)   - 54 Instant
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Riposte II Counterattack   10 - Instant
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Volly Group buff increasing damage and crit chance for ranged attacks and spells   - 32 Instant

Level 18

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Decimate II Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Devastating Blow II Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Grim Determination I Heals a percentage HP and Energy depending on your stance it also taunts your opponent   - - Instant
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Myrmidon's Gift Your next attack will crit   - 59 Instant
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Obliterate I Chain melee attack (only available after performing Decimate)   10 - Instant
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Shout of Defiance I Force taunt which also increases your damage   - 109 Instant
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Sunder II Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   26 - Instant
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Taunt II Increases hate   - 32 Instant
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Waylay II Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant

Level 20

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Hold The Line Group buff increasing Dodge, Block, Parry as well as reducing Endurance and Energy costs   - 39 Instant
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Raise Defenses Short term group buff increasing all resistances (10 sec)   - 64 Instant
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Savage Cut II Damage over time melee attack (20 sec)   22 - Instant

Level 21

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Power Attack III Self only buff to melee damage and also granting Unyielding Might   - 44/sec Instant

Level 22

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Brutal Strike IV Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Intimidating Snarl II Area of effect debuff reducing damage of nearby opponents (30 sec)   - 77 Instant
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Kick III Melee attack with a chance to stun (1 sec)   15 - Instant
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Overwhelm I Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent, deal damage, and increase hate   22 - Instant
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Pommel Smash I Melee attack that increases hate, has chance to stun (2 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Roar of Fury I Area of effect force taunt   - 167 Instant
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Stinging Cut II Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant

Level 24

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Barrage Short term group buff increasing ranged and spell damage (8 sec)   - 75 Instant
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Bloodrage II Increases your maximum endurance and endurance regeneration (20 sec)   - 83 Instant
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Riposte III Counterattack   10 - Instant
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Shout of Fury II Self buff increasing your STR (14 sec)   - 151 Instant
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Stunning Bellow II Stun spell (7 sec)   - 90 Instant
Unscripted
Withdraw II Reduces the hate an ally has with nearby opponents   - 177 Instant

Level 26

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Assail II Counterattack with a short stun (1 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Decimate III Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Devastating Blow III Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Disarm Counterattack which increases hate and reduces your opponent's damage (15 sec)   10 - Instant
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Infuriating Shot II Ranged attack that increases hate   - 100 Instant
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Sunder III Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   26 - Instant
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Waylay III Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant
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Whirlwind I Area of effect melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents   34 - Instant

Level 28

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Enrage I Self buff increasing your damage (18 sec)   - 172 Instant
Unscripted
Grim Determination II Heals a percentage HP and Energy depending on your stance it also taunts your opponent   - - Instant
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Obliterate II Chain melee attack (only available after performing Decimate)   10 - Instant
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Savage Cut III Damage over time melee attack (20 sec)   22 - Instant
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Shout of Defiance II Force taunt which also increases your damage   - 149 Instant
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Taunt III Increases hate   - 44 Instant

Level 30

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Blade's Bite I Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after performing Stinging Cut)   20 - Instant
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Brutal Strike V Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Coercion I Force taunt that does melee damage   20 - Instant
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Pommel Smash III Melee attack that increases hate, has chance to stun (2 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Protect II Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent   15 - Instant
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Rend Armor II Lowers your opponent's mitigation (45 sec)   28 - Instant
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Stinging Cut III Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Warder's Bulwark I Chain melee attack which increases your melee mitigation and block chance (only usable while dual wielding) (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant

Level 31

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Power Attack IV Self only buff to melee damage and also granting Unyielding Might   - 39/sec Instant

Level 32

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Adamant Foeman II Block next attack (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Intimidating Snarl III Area of effect debuff reducing damage of nearby opponents (30 sec)   - 106 Instant
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Kick IV Melee attack with a chance to stun (1 sec)   15 - Instant
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Overwhelm II Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent, deal damage, and increase hate   22 - Instant
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Riposte IV Counterattack   10 - Instant
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Roar of Fury II Area of effect force taunt   - 221 Instant

Level 34

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Decimate IV Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Devastating Blow IV Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Killing Blow I Finishing melee attack (opponent must be below 20% HP)   5 - Instant
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Steel Tempest I Area of effect chain melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Sunder IV Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   26 - Instant
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Waylay IV Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant
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Whirlwind II Area of effect melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents   34 - Instant
Unscripted
Withdraw III Reduces the hate an ally has with nearby opponents   - 232 Instant

Level 36

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Assail III Counterattack with a short stun (1 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Bloodrage III Increases your maximum endurance and endurance regeneration (20 sec)   - 129 Instant
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Savage Cut IV Damage over time melee attack (20 sec)   22 - Instant
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Shout of Fury III Self buff increasing your STR (14 sec)   - 215 Instant

Level 38

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Bastion of Steel You block every attack for a short time (15 sec)   - 68 Instant
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Blade's Bite II Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after performing Stinging Cut)   14 - Instant
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Brutal Strike VI Melee attack   19 - Instant
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Destroy I Chain melee attack (only available after performing Obliterate) (learned ability)   7 - Instant
Unscripted
Grim Determination III Heals a percentage HP and Energy depending on your stance it also taunts your opponent   - - Instant
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Infuriating Shot III Ranged attack that increases hate   - 133 Instant
Working
Obliterate III Chain melee attack (only available after performing Decimate)   7 - Instant
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Pommel Smash IV Melee attack that increases hate, has chance to stun (2 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Shout of Defiance III Force taunt which also increases your damage   - 190 Instant
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Stinging Cut IV Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Taunt IV Increases hate   - 57 Instant

Level 40

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
Unscripted
Cleave I Chain ability that greatly debuffs your opponent's mitigation and generates enormous hate over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   15 - Instant
Unscripted
Coercion II Force taunt that does melee damage   15 - Instant
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Riposte V Counterattack   7 - Instant
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Warder's Bulwark II Chain melee attack which increases your melee mitigation and block chance (only usable while dual wielding) (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant

Level 41

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Power Attack V Self only buff to melee damage and also granting Unyielding Might   - 32/sec Instant

Level 42

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Decimate IV Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Devastating Blow V Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Intimidating Snarl IV Area of effect debuff reducing damage of nearby opponents (30 sec)   - 129 Instant
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Kick V Melee attack with a chance to stun (1 sec)   15 - Instant
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Killing Blow II Finishing melee attack (opponent must be below 20% HP)   5 - Instant
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Overwhelm III Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent, deal damage, and increase hate   22 - Instant
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Roar of Fury III Area of effect force taunt   - 276 Instant
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Sunder V Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   24 - Instant
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Waylay V Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant
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Whirlwind III Area of effect melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents   34 - Instant

Level 44

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Savage Cut V Damage over time melee attack (20 sec)   22 - Instant
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Steel Tempest II Area of effect chain melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents   10 - Instant
Unscripted
Withdraw IV Reduces the hate an ally has with nearby opponents   - 287 Instant

Level 46

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Assail IV Counterattack with a short stun (1 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   10 - Instant
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Blade's Bite III Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after performing Stinging Cut)   20 - Instant
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Brutal Strike VII Melee attack   20 - Instant
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Destroy II Chain melee attack (only available after performing Obliterate) (learned ability)   7 - Instant
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Enrage II Self buff increasing your damage (18 sec)   - 270 Instant
Unscripted
Ironfoe Self buff making you immune to most stuns and knockbacks (30 sec)   - 270 Instant
Unscripted
Mountainous Barrier Self buff increasing your AC and allowing you to absorb 25% of all incoming damage (15 sec)   10 - Instant
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Pommel Smash V Melee attack that increases hate, has chance to stun (2 sec) (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Stinging Cut V Chain melee attack which increases hate and deals damage over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
Unscripted
Zull Provocation -   10 - Instant

Level 48

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
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Bloodrage IV Increases your maximum endurance and endurance regeneration (20 sec)   - 129 Instant
Unscripted
Cleave II Chain ability that greatly debuffs your opponent's mitigation and generates enormous hate over time (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   15 - Instant
Unscripted
Grim Determination IV Heals a percentage HP and Energy depending on your stance it also taunts your opponent   - - Instant
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Obliterate IV Chain melee attack (only available after performing Decimate)   7 - Instant
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Riposte VI Counterattack   7 - Instant
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Shout of Defiance IV Force taunt which also increases your damage   - 219 Instant
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Roar of Fury IV Area of effect force taunt   - 281 Instant
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Taunt V Increases hate   - 65 Instant

Level 50

AlphaIconNameDescription-EnduranceEnergyCast
Unscripted
Adamant Foeman III Block next attack (only usable while dual wielding)   15 - Instant
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Blade Storm Area of effect chain melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents (only available after performing Steel Tempest)   10 - Instant
Unscripted
Coercion III Force taunt that does melee damage   15 - Instant
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Decimate VI Chain melee attack (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   9 - Instant
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Destroy III Chain melee attack (only available after performing Obliterate) (learned ability)   7 - Instant
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Devastating Blow VI Melee attack with root effect (3 sec)   24 - Instant
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Infuriating Shot IV Ranged attack that increases hate   - 150 Instant
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Killing Blow III Finishing melee attack (opponent must be below 20% HP)   5 - Instant
Unscripted
Murderous Cleave This is an upgraded version of Cleave - Chain ability that deals significant unmitigated damage, lowers your opponent's mitigation, and generates enormous hate (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   15 - Instant
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Protect III Rescue your defensive target, force taunt the opponent   15 - Instant
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Rend Armor III Lowers your opponent's mitigation (45 sec)   26 - Instant
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Roar of Fury IV Area of effect force taunt   - 293 Instant
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Strike Now Short term group buff granting 100% crit chance (3 sec)   - 219 Instant
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Stunning Bellow III Stun spell (7 sec)   - 175 Instant
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Sunder VI Melee attack hitting two adjacent opponents   24 - Instant
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Warder's Bulwark III Chain melee attack which increases your melee mitigation and block chance (only usable while dual wielding) (only available after landing a melee critical hit)   10 - Instant
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Waylay VI Melee attack (requires ally flanking opponent)   18 - Instant
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Whirlwind IV Area of effect melee attack hitting up to 6 opponents   34 - Instant

Learned Abilities

This section needs verification

Some Warrior abilties are not taught by a trainer but instead are learned from fighting specific mobs in the world.

Destroy I (Lvl 38)

  • Ruins of Vol Tuniel - Rotblood Warrior
  • River Palace - 3 dot protector mobs (more info needed)

Destroy II (Lvl 46)

  • Graystone - ghoul flayers and tortures

Destroy III (Lvl 50)

  • Rahz Inkur - Zull palace guards, inside the palace in RI (6 dots trash mob)

Skills

Wield Types Weapon Types Weapon Specialization
One-handed Two-handed Piercing Spear & Javelin
Dual Wield Two-handed Blunt Bow
Two-handed Hand to Hand Crossbow
Sword and Shield One-handed Slashing Axe
Thrown Staff
Archery Thrown Axe
Two-handed Slashing Greatsword
One-handed Blunt Longsword
Hammer
Mace
Great Spear
Great Maul
Club
Short Sword
Great Axe


Perception and Concealment Combat Spell Schools
Awareness Kick N/A
Combat Awareness Parry
Detection Block
Tactic Recognition


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