Devastating Blow

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 Devastating Blow
  • 2.5m Range
  • Melee Skill
  • Skill Type: Melee, Awareness
  • Requires Battle-readied state.

    Normal attacks enable the Battle-hardened state, boosting healing and defences.

    Critical attacks deal devastating bonus damage and trigger a Defeat Response.
  • 139.4% of Main-hand + bonus Damage
  • Battle-hardened
    +5% Outgoing Healing Modifier
  • -5% Incoming Melee Damage
  • -5% Incoming Ranged Damage
  • -5% Incoming Tactical Damage
  • Duration: 15s
  • Cost: ... Power
  • Apply to self on critical:
  • Enemy Defeat Response
    Duration: 8s
  • Cooldown: 4.2s

General Information

Class: Captain

Level: 1


The trait React To Battle from the Lead the Charge trait tree will increase the damage of this skill by up to 10%, and can also increase its critical chance by up to 5%.

The trait Situational Awareness from the Leader of Men trait tree gives this skill up to a 50% chance to trigger Situational Awareness-icon.png Situational Awareness Evade Rating.


Using this skill will cause Battle-hardened-icon.png Battle-hardened to occur on yourself.

This skill will trigger an Enemy Defeat Response-icon.png Enemy Defeat Response on a critical hit.


The Captain Main Hand Major Legacy Pressing Attack and Devastating Blow Critical Rating will increase the critical rating of this skill.

The Captain Emblem Minor Legacy Devastating Blow and Pressing Attack Damage will increase the damage of this skill by up to 25%.

Tactical Information

The Captain must be under the effects of Battle-readied-icon.png Battle-readied before this skill can be used.