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: ... Power
  • Cooldown: 1m

General Information

Class: Burglar

Level: 8

Training Price: 1 Silver 28 Copper 

This skill can be replaced with Improved Riddle-icon.png Improved Riddle at level 66.

Traits

The trait Perplexing Riddle allows this skill to apply a five second Stunned-icon.png Stunned  to your target before the daze takes effect.
The trait Complicated Terms reduces your target's resistance to this skill by (Level × 20).

The trait set bonus for The Mischief-maker (3) extends the duration of this skill by five seconds when in Mischief-icon.png Mischief.

Effects

Using this skill causes Dazed-icon.png 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 11 meters.

Equipping one of the amour sets allows this skill to affect up to two opponents within a five meter radius:
Four pieces:

Two pieces:

Using this skill while in Mischief-icon.png Mischief will reduce the cooldown by 30 seconds.

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-icon.png Addle is on cool-down). Keep in mind that DoTs on an enemy will break the Dazed-icon.png 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.