Surety of Death

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 Surety of Death
  • 6.2m Range
  • Melee Skill
  • Max Targets: 6
  • Radius: 6m
  • Resistance: Cry
  • Skill Type: Buff
  • Finishing Skill
  • Deal common damage and Light Damage over time, boosting the Warden's defences.

  • This skill is most powerful when you have used War-cry and Brink of Victory in sequence.
  • ...% of Main-hand + bonus Damage
  • ... Light Damage initially.
    ... Light Damage every 4 seconds for 16 seconds.
  • +... Evade Rating
  • Duration: 20s
  • Cost: ... Power
  • Requires: Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png
  • Clears All Gambits
  • Cooldown: 1s

General Information

Class: Warden

Level: 16


This gambit functions the same in both In the Fray - Stance and Assailment - Stance.


The trait Elegant Finish-icon.png Elegant Finish adds a buff to Block Rating and Parry Rating to the Warden when using this skill.


Using this skill activates the Surety of Death-icon.png Tier 3 Damage over Time  effect on the Warden's targets, and the Shield-bash-icon.png Enduring Expert Evasion  effect on the Warden.

The Evade Rating buff from Shield-bash-icon.png Enduring Expert Evasion  is increased by approximately 30% if the effect Unassailable-icon.png Finishing Blow - War-cry  is active on the Warden when using this skill.

Tactical Information

This skill is non-targeted and affects enemies within the radius in a 180° arc in front of the Warden (i.e. a half-circle).

This is a Finisher in the War-cry Gambit Chain.

 This page has been verified as correct by Gaerlin for update 19 on Wed, 12 Oct 2016