Riddle

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 Riddle
  • 20m Range
  • Fast
  • Tactical Skill
  • Resistance: Song
  • Skill Type: Debuff
  • Daze the enemy briefly, waking the foe when damage is dealt.
  • Mounted Combat Enemies: Daze replaced with a debuff that reduces damage against dismounted players.
  • 30s Daze
    100% break chance on damage
  • Cost: [166 at Level 130] Power
  • Cooldown: 1m

General Information

Class: Burglar

Level: 8

This skill is replaced by Improved Riddle-icon.png Improved Riddle at level 66.

Trait Information

The trait Complicated Terms in The Mischief-maker trait tree increases the grace period of the daze by up to 5 seconds (the daze can only break after that time period).
The set bonus Joke with Legs in the Mischief-maker trait tree increases the range by 5m and reduces the cooldown by 30 seconds, allowing for back-to-back usage (30s cooldown with up to 35s duration).

Effects

Using this skill causes Dazed to occur on an enemy target.

Interactions

The Burglar Main Hand Minor Legacy Riddle Range increases the range of this skill by up to 20 meters for a max of 40m range (or 45m range with trait Joke with Legs).
Equipping one of the following amour sets allows this skill to affect more opponents within a five meter radius:

Tactical Information

This is one of the major crowd-control skills of the Burglar. It can also be used as an interruption skill (if Addle is on cooldown). Keep in mind that DoTs on an enemy will break Dazed, so be careful when you apply this skill.

Lore

This skill is a direct reference to The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien's prequel to The Lord of the Rings. In two cases, Bilbo kept a very dangerous opponent at bay by engaging it in riddles: both Gollum, and the dragon Smaug. In Gollum's case, the riddle-game was his idea, but the point still stands that Bilbo was quite good at them himself.