Improved Feint Attack

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Improved Feint Attack
  • 3.5m Range
  • Melee Skill
  • Skill Type: Melee, Critical Hit Chain
  • A quick feint attack that enables several Stealth skills to be used while out of stealth.

    Bonus Damage, Critical Chance, and Critical Damage from Stealth are not activated by this skill.
  • ... Main-hand Damage
  • Enables all from-stealth skills:
      Surprise Strike
      Cunning Attack
      Location is Everything
  • +10% Melee Damage
  • Duration: 10s
  • Cost: [183 at Level 140] Power
  • Apply to target on Critical and Devastating Critical:
  • +5% Positional Damage
    +20% Skills Critical Multiplier
    Duration: 15s
  • Cooldown: 5s

General Information

Class: Burglar

Trait Tree: The Quiet Knife

Rank Needed: 30 (set bonus Practiced Bluff)

This skill replaces Feint Attack-icon.png Feint Attack.


Using this skill causes Improved Feint to occur on yourself. On a critical or devastating hit, this skill also causes the effect The Quiet Knife to occur on yourself.


Equipping 4 pieces of the Blade's Battle-dress of the Abyss set will make this skill bypass an additional 10% of the target's mitigations.

Tactical Information

After using this skill, the following skills become available:

While the stealthed versions of the skills are activated, bonuses such as Hidden Dagger and Sneak Attack are not added to them. Note that the skill tooltip mentions the skills Tangle-foot and Location is Everything, which were removed in Update 12.