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Burglar-icon.png Captain-icon.png Champion-icon.png Guardian-icon.png Hunter-icon.png Lore-master-icon.png Minstrel-icon.png Rune-keeper-icon.png Warden-icon.png
Classes Bu Ca Ch Gu Hu Lm Mi Rk Wd
Skills Bu Ca Ch Gu Hu Lm Mi Rk Wd
Traits Bu Ca Ch Gu Hu Lm Mi Rk Wd
Deeds Bu Ca Ch Gu Hu Lm Mi Rk Wd

Active Skills

Warden Stances

Only one stance may be active at a time.

Ability Category Source Notes
Determination Stance-icon.png In the Fray - Stance Stance Level 1 Melee combat stance. Toggle Skill.
Assailment-icon.png Assailment - Stance Stance Level 1 Ranged combat stance. Receiving Melee damage will hinder Ranged damage. Toggle Skill.

Basic Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Notes
Gambit Default-icon.png Gambit Default Melee 25m 1 Level 1 Updates as icons are added to the Gambit Display. Otherwise, minor melee attack.
Quick Thrust-icon.png Quick Thrust Melee+Buff 2.5m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Spear icon.
Quick Toss-icon.png Quick Toss Ranged+Buff 25m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Javelin icon. Assailment - Stance version of Quick Thrust.
Shield-bash-icon.png Shield-bash Melee+Buff 2.5m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Shield icon.
Behind the Shield-icon.png Behind the Shield Ranged+Debuff+Buff 25m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Shield icon. Assailment - Stance version of Shield-bash.
Warden's Taunt-icon.png Warden's Taunt Bleed+Buff 10m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Fist icon.
Warden's Aim-icon.png Warden's Aim Bleed+Buff 25m 1 Level 1 Builder - adds Fist icon. Assailment - Stance version of Warden's Taunt.
Quick Recovery-icon.png Quick Recovery self self Level 10 Removes the last Gambit icon from the Gambit Display.
Recovery-icon.png Recovery self self Level 10 Resets the Gambit Display.
Fist and Fist-icon.png Fist and Fist Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds two Fist icons
Fist and Shield-icon.png Fist and Shield Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Fist and Shield icons
Fist and Spear-icon.png Fist and Spear Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Fist and Spear icons
Shield and Fist-icon.png Shield and Fist Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Shield and Fist icons
Shield and Shield-icon.png Shield and Shield Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds two Shield icons
Shield and Spear-icon.png Shield and Spear Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Shield and Spear icons
Spear and Fist-icon.png Spear and Fist Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Spear and Fist icons
Spear and Shield-icon.png Spear and Shield Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds Spear and Shield icons
Spear and Spear-icon.png Spear and Spear Mastery self self Level 21 Quickly adds two Spear icons

Assailment Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Notes
Marked Target-icon.png Marked Target Ranged 25m 1 Level 1 Reduces target's Physical Mitigation.

Javelin Skills

Ability Category Range Targets Source Notes
Hampering Javelin-icon.png Hampering Javelin Ranged 25m 1 Level 6 Reduces target's Run Speed.
Ambush-icon.png Ambush Ranged 25m 1 Level 10 Knocks Out target and buffs Warden Run Speed.
Wages of Fear-icon.png Wages of Fear Ranged 25m 1 Level 38 Increased damage from behind.

Warden Training

Ability Category Range Targets Source Notes
Critical Strike-icon.png Critical Strike Melee 2.5m 1 Level 10 Increased damage on Knocked Out and Dazed targets.
Careful Step-icon.png Careful Step self self Level 14 Temporary stealth to facilitate Ambush.
Forced March-icon.png Forced March self self Level 14 Increased out-of-combat Run Speed.
First Aid-icon.png First Aid target Level 16 Removes single Disease, Wound, Fear, or Poison effect from target.
Steadfast-icon.png Steadfast self self Level 20 Frees Warden from any Combat State.
Battle Preparation-icon.png Battle Preparation self self Level 24 Pre-build Gambit Display out-of-combat.
Battle Memory I-icon.png Battle Memory I Melee 2.5 1 Level 40 Execute Potency-stored Gambit.
Never Surrender-icon.png Never Surrender Heal self self Level 40 Recover 50% Morale and Power.

Travel Skills

Muster to ... skills no longer require travelling rations as of Update 12: Helm's Deep.

Ability Category Lvl Description Requirement
Muster in Ost Guruth-icon.png Muster in Ost Guruth Travel 26 Transport the Warden to Ost Guruth
Muster in Esteldín-icon.png Muster in Esteldín Travel 32 Transport the Warden to Esteldín
Muster in Evendim-icon.png Muster in Evendim Travel 40 Transport the Warden to Evendim
Muster in the Misty Mountains-icon.png Muster in the Misty Mountains Travel 40 Transport the Warden to Misty Mountains Acquaintance Standing with Elves of Rivendell
Muster in Rivendell-icon.png Muster in Rivendell Travel 44 Transport the Warden to Rivendell
Muster to Sûri-kylä-icon.png Muster to Sûri-kylä Travel 48 Transport the Warden to Sûri-kylä Acquaintance Standing with the Lossoth of Forochel
Muster in the Twenty-first Hall (Skill)-icon.png Muster in the Twenty-first Hall Travel 56 Transport the Warden to The Twenty-first Hall Acquaintance Standing with the Iron Garrison Miners
Muster in Caras Galadhon-icon.png Muster in Caras Galadhon Travel 60 Transport the Warden to Caras Galadhon Acquaintance Standing with the Galadhrim
Muster in Mirk-eaves-icon.png Muster in Mirk-eaves Travel 62 Transport the Warden to the Mirk-eaves Acquaintance Standing with the Malledhrim
Muster in Harndirion-icon.png Muster in Harndirion Travel 62 Transport the Warden to Harndirion in Enedwaith Acquaintance Standing with the The Grey Company
Muster in Galtrev-icon.png Muster in Galtrev Travel 70 Transport the Warden to Galtrev Acquaintance Standing with the Men of Dunland
Muster in Stangard-icon.png Muster in Stangard Travel 75 Transport the Warden to Stangard Acquaintance Standing with the The Riders of Stangard
Muster in Snowbourn-icon.png Muster in Snowbourn Travel 80 Transport the Warden to Snowbourn Acquaintance Standing with the Men of the Sutcrofts
Muster in Forlaw-icon.png Muster in Forlaw Travel 85 Transport the Warden to Forlaw Acquaintance Standing with the People of Wildermore
Muster in Snowbourn-icon.png Muster in Aldburg Travel 95 Transport the Warden to Aldburg Friend Standing with The Eorlingas
Muster in Snowbourn-icon.png Muster in Helm's Deep Travel 95 Transport the Warden to Helm's Deep Friend Standing with The Helmingas
Dol Amroth-icon.png Muster in Dol Amroth Travel 95 Transport the Warden to Dol Amroth Friend Standing with Dol Amroth

Gambits

Recklessness Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Gambit Icons Notes
Deft Strike-icon.png Deft Strike Melee 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Grants Potency.
The Boot-icon.png The Boot Melee + Interrupt 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Interrupt, strong attack.
Onslaught-icon.png Onslaught Melee + Interrupt 2.5m 1 Level 32

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Interrupt, 3x attack.
Wall of Steel-icon.png Wall of Steel Melee + Interrupt + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 44

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Interrupt, 3x strong attack, Parry Buff.
Power Attack-icon.png Power Attack Melee + Bleed 2.5m 1 Level 18

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Bleed, Chain.
Mighty Blow-icon.png Mighty Blow Melee + Bleed 2.5m 1 Level 38

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Strong attack, Bleed, Chain.
Unerring Strike-icon.png Unerring Strike Melee + Bleed 2.5m 1 Level 50

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Strong attack, Bleed, Chain.
The Dark Before Dawn-icon.png The Dark Before Dawn Melee + Power Heal 2.5m 1 Level 60

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

2x strong attack, Power over Time.
Offensive Strike-icon.png Offensive Strike Melee + Morale-tap 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

2x strong attack, Morale-tap.
Combination Strike-icon.png Combination Strike Melee 2.5m 1 Level 22

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

2x strong attack.
Boar's Rush-icon.png Boar's Rush Melee + Daze 2.5m 1 Level 44

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Common damage, Daze.
Adroit Manoeuvre-icon.png Adroit Manoeuvre Melee + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 58

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Strong attack, attack speed buff.
Warden's Triumph-icon.png Warden's Triumph Melee + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 58

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Damage Buff.
Precise Blow-icon.png Precise Blow Melee + DoT 2.5m 1 Level 12

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Strong attack, DoT.
Piercing Strike-icon.png Piercing Strike Melee + DoT 2.5m 1 Level 30

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Light Damage, DoT.
Spear of Virtue-icon.png Spear of Virtue Melee + DoT 2.5m 1 Level 46

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Strong attack, Light Damage, DoT.

Determination Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Gambit Icons Notes
Defensive Strike-icon.png Defensive Strike Melee + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Very strong attack, grants Potency.
Persevere-icon.png Persevere Melee + Buff + Heal 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Very strong attack, Block Buff, HoT, Chain.
Safeguard-icon.png Safeguard Melee + Buff + Heal 2.5m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Common damage, Block Buff, HoT, Chain.
Celebration of Skill-icon.png Celebration of Skill Melee + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Very strong attack, Block Buff, Heal Buff, Finisher.
Restoration-icon.png Restoration Melee + Heal 2.5m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Very strong attack, Heal, Finisher.
Impressive Flourish-icon.png Impressive Flourish DoT + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 1

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

DoT, Defense Buff, Chain.
Maddening Strike-icon.png Maddening Strike Melee + Buff 2.5m 1 Level 16

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Very strong attack, Defense Buff, Chain.
Dance of War-icon.png Dance of War Buff self self Level 34

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Defense Buff, Finisher.
Conviction-icon.png Conviction Buff + Heal 30m allies Level 16

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Defense Buff, HoT, Finisher.
Goad-icon.png Goad DoT 6.2m 5 Level 1

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

DoT, grants Potency.
Fierce Resolve-icon.png Fierce Resolve Morale-tap 6.2m 10 Level 24

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Morale-tap.
Resolution-icon.png Resolution Morale-tap 6.2m 10 Level 72

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Morale-tap.
Exultation of Battle-icon.png Exultation of Battle Morale-tap 6.2m 10 Level 60

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Morale-tap.
War-cry (Warden)-icon.png War-cry DoT + Buff 10.2m 10 Level 13

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

DoT, Evade Buff, Chain.
Brink of Victory-icon.png Brink of Victory DoT + Buff 10.2m 10 Level 34

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

DoT, Evade Buff, Chain.
Surety of Death-icon.png Surety of Death Melee + DoT + Buff 6.2m 5 Level 16

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Very strong attack, DoT, Evade Buff, Finisher.
Desolation-icon.png Desolation DoT + Debuff 6.2m 5 Level 34

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

DoT, Hit chance Debuff, Finisher.
Resounding Challenge-icon.png Resounding Challenge DoT + Debuff 25m 6 Level 80

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.png

Light damage.

Assailment Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Gambit Icons Notes
Ranged Deft Strike-icon.png Ranged Deft Strike Ranged 25m 1 Level 1

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, grants Potency.
Ranged Boot-icon.png Ranged Boot Ranged + Interrupt 25m 1 Level 1

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Interrupt.
Ranged Onslaught-icon.png Ranged Onslaught Ranged + Interrupt 25m 1 Level 32

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Very strong attack, Interrupt.
Ranged Wall of Steel-icon.png Ranged Wall of Steel Ranged + Interrupt 25m 1 Level 44

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Very strong attack, Interrupt.
Ranged The Dark Before Dawn-icon.png Ranged The Dark Before Dawn Ranged + Power Heal 25m 1 Level 60

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Very strong attack, Power over Time.
Ranged Power Attack-icon.png Ranged Power Attack Ranged 25m 1 Level 18

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack.
Ranged Mighty Blow-icon.png Ranged Mighty Blow Ranged 25m 1 Level 38

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack.
Ranged Unerring Strike-icon.png Ranged Unerring Strike Ranged + DoT 25m 1 Level 50

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Strong attack, DoT.
Ranged Offensive Strike-icon.png Ranged Offensive Strike Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 1

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Very strong attack, Damage Debuff, Chain.
Ranged Combination Strike-icon.png Ranged Combination Strike Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 22

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Very strong attack, Damage Debuff, Chain.
Ranged Boar's Rush-icon.png Ranged Boar's Rush Ranged + Debuff + Daze 25m 1 Level 44

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Damage Debuff, Daze, Chain.
Ranged Reversal-icon.png Ranged Reversal Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 50

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Strong attack, removes one Corruption effect.
Ranged Adroit Manoeuvre-icon.png Ranged Adroit Manoeuvre Ranged + Buff 25m 1 Level 58

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, attack speed Buff.
Ranged Warden's Triumph-icon.png Ranged Warden's Triumph Ranged + Buff 25m 1 Level 70

Gambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Damage Buff.
Ranged Persevere Ranged + Heal 25m 1 Level 1

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, HoT.
Ranged Safeguard Ranged + Heal 25m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

HoT.
Ranged Celebration of Skill Ranged + Heal 25m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, HoT.
Restoration-icon.png Restoration Ranged + Heal 25m 1 Level 24

Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Strong attack, HoT.
Precise Throw Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 12

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, Defense Debuff.
Piercing Toss Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 30

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Strong attack, Light Damage, Defense Debuff.
Javelin of Virtue Ranged + Debuff 25m 1 Level 46

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Strong attack, Light Damage, Defense Debuff.
Fierce Resolve-icon.png Fierce Resolve Morale-tap 25m 10 Level 24

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Morale-tap.
Resolution-icon.png Resolution Morale-tap 25m 10 Level 72

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.png

Morale-tap.
Exultation of Battle-icon.png Exultation of Battle Morale-tap 25m 10 Level 60

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Morale-tap.
Resounding Challenge-icon.png Resounding Challenge Damage at Range 25m 6 Level 80

Gambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.png

Light Damage.

Basic Gambits

Ability Category Range Targets Source Gambit Icons Notes
Reversal-icon.png Reversal Melee + Debuff 2.5m 1 Level 50

Gambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png

Strong attack, removes one Corruption effect.

Passive Skills

Armour Proficiencies

Ability Source Notes
Light Armour-icon.png Light Armour Level 1 Allows the use of Light Armour.
Medium Armour-icon.png Medium Armour Level 1 Allows the use of Medium Armour.
Shields-icon.png Shields Level 1 Slightly reduce the chance to be critically hit.
Shields-icon.png Warden's Shields Level 1 Reduce the chance to be critically hit.

Base Passive Skills

For details see Elf, Hobbit, or Man

Combat Characteristics

Ability Source Notes
Critical Defence-icon.png Critical Defence Level 20 Reduces the Warden's chance to suffer a Critical Hit.
2 Icon Gambits-icon.png 2 Icon Gambits Level 1 Allows execution of gambits requiring 2 icons.
3 Icon Gambits-icon.png 3 Icon Gambits Level 1 Allows execution of gambits requiring 3 icons.
4 Icon Gambits-icon.png 4 Icon Gambits Level 1 Allows execution of gambits requiring 4 icons.
5 Icon Gambits-icon.png 5 Icon Gambits Level 1 Allows execution of gambits requiring 5 icons.
Improved Defensive Strike (Warden)-icon.png Improved Defensive Strike Level 40 The skill Defensive Strike applies Potency.
Improved Deft Strike-icon.png Improved Deft Strike Level 40 The skill Deft Strike applies Potency.
Improved Goad Strike-icon.png Improved Goad Strike Level 40 The skill Goad applies Potency.

Instrument Proficiencies

Name Source Notes
Specialized Equipment-icon.png Specialized Equipment Level 1 Allows the use of Specialized Equipment and Instruments.
Horn Use-icon.png Horn Use Level 1 Allows the use of Horns.
Lute Use-icon.png Lute Use Level 1 Allows the use of Lutes.

Misc. Passive Skills

Ability Source Notes
Carving Use-icon.png Carving Use Level 20 Enables Carvings in Class Slot to reduce Power cost of Gambits.
Shield Spike Use-icon.png Shield Spike Use Level 20 Enables application of Shield-spikes granting alternate Damage types and Buffs.
Use of Fire-icon.png Use of Fire Level 20 Enables application of Fire-oil to ranged weapons granting Fire Damage type.
Use of Light-icon.png Use of Light Level 30 Enables application of Light-oil to ranged weapons granting Light Damage type.

Weapon Proficiencies

Ability Category Source Notes
Club Training-icon.png Club Training 1H Level 1 +2% Damage. Chance to slow target's attack speed.
Daggers-icon.png Daggers 1H Level 1 Chance to land critical hit.
Javelins-icon.png Javelins Ranged Level 1 Allows the use of javelins.
One-handed Axes-icon.png One-handed Axes 1H Level 1 Chance to reduce target's armour.
One-handed Hammers-icon.png One-handed Hammers 1H Level 1 Chance to lower target's Evade.
One-handed Maces-icon.png One-handed Maces 1H Level 1 Chance of slowing target's movement speed.
Spear Training-icon.png Spear Training MHO Level 1 +2% Damage. Chance of wounding target, causing damage over time.
Sword Training-icon.png Sword Training 1H Level 1 +2% Damage. Increases chance to hit.
Expert Club Training-icon.png Expert Club Training 1H Level 15 +2% Damage. Chance to slow target's attack speed.
Expert Sword Training-icon.png Expert Sword Training 1H Level 15 +2% Damage. Increases chance to hit.
Expert Spear Training-icon.png Expert Spear Training MHO Level 15 +2% Damage. Chance of wounding target, causing damage over time.
Master Club Training-icon.png Master Club Training 1H Level 30 +2% Damage. Increased chance and duration to slow target's attack speed.
Master Sword Training-icon.png Master Sword Training 1H Level 30 +2% Damage. +2% Inherent Sword Parry.
Master Spear Training-icon.png Master Spear Training MHO Level 30 +2% Damage. Increased chance and damage of wounding target, causing damage over time.