|The Slayer:||Skills •||Glyphs •||Weapons •||Armour|
The slayer specializes in various slayer skills and highly depends on such in terms of combat in order to deal damage from close range and attempt to avoid getting hit. Most Slayer skills can only be used while a greatsword is equipped.
|1||Swift Combo Attack • Empowered Combo Attack • Spirited Combo Attack||Strike one or more targets in front of you and gain MP with each hit. Successive strikes do more damage up to four hits with the fourth hit dealing substantially more.|
|1||Fleetfooted Evasive Roll • Persistent Evasive Roll • Powerlinked Evasive Roll (Fury Strike) • Powerlinked Evasive Roll (Backstab)||Dodge your enemy's attack.|
|2||Brilliant Whirlwind • Keen Whirlwind||Spin with your sword, hitting targets within 3m.|
|4||Empowered Knockdown Strike • Powerlinked Knockdown Strike (Whirlwind) • Grounded Knockdown Strike • Powerlinked Knockdown Strike (Overhand Strike) • Strengthened Knockdown Strike||Bowl your enemy over with a mighty swing of your sword.|
|Headlong Rush||8||Energetic Headlong Rush • Powerlinked Headlong Rush||Charge forward, increasing the speed of your next attack within 10 seconds by X%. Effect ends after 10 seconds or when you hit a target.|
|8||-||Increase damage to multiple targets with .|
|10||-||Increase damage to multiple targets with .|
|Triumphant Shout (Slayer)||10||Instantly restores X MP. Your MP doesn't decay for 20 seconds.|
|Retaliate (Slayer)||12||Empowered Retaliate • Powerlinked Retaliate • Energetic Retaliate||Leap to your feet while attacking your target. You can use this skill only when knocked-down. You become briefly immune to knockdown, stagger, and stuns.|
|Overhand Strike||16||Persistent Overhand Strike • Restorative Overhand Strike||Swing downward for a massive blow. Skill activates faster if you first use , , Leaping Strike (Slayer), Stunning Backhand, Heart Thrust, Startling Kick, Eviscerate, or the fourth consecutive hit with .|
|Startling Kick||18||Brilliant Startling Kick • Lingering Startling Kick • Blazing Startling Kick (Heart Thrust) • Blazing Startling Kick (Knockdown Strike) • Hastened Startling Kick||Briefly stun your target with a kick, then leap backward.|
|Tenacity (Slayer)||20||Spirited Triumphant Shout • Energetic Tenacity • Grounded Triumphant • Shout Balancing Tenacity||Call on inner reserves to instantly replenish X MP. Briefly increases resistance to stun immensely.|
|Distant Blade||22||Brilliant Distant Blade • Numbing Distant Blade|| Strike at a target within 15m with a magic extension of your sword. Repeat the attack up to 3 times.
PvP: Reduced damage at max distance.
|Leaping Strike (Slayer)||24||Brilliant Leaping Strike||Jump at your foe and smash downward. Knocked-down foes take 5x damage once you learn Merciless Leap (Slayer).|
| Merciless Leap (Slayer) |
|24||-||Your Leaping Strike (Slayer) deals 5x damage against knocked-down enemies.|
|Stunning Backhand||26||Empowered Stunning Backhand||Swing your sword around, briefly stunning your foe.|
|Fury Strike||30||Empowered Fury Strike • Blazing Fury Strike • Mending Fury Strike|| Slash your sword in front of you; the lower your HP, the greater the damage.
PvP: Also reduces the effect of healing skills on foes by 30%.
|Dash (Slayer)||32||Energetic Dash||Increase your speed by 50% for 10 seconds.|
|Heart Thrust||38||Empowered Heart Thrust • Persistent Heart Thrust • Keen Heart Thrust||Step forward, attacking your target's vulnerable spots.|
|Exhausting Blow||44||Empowered Exhausting Blow • Energetic Exhausting Blow||Strike a painful blow that increases target's cooldown time by 50% for all skill they use in the next 15 seconds. Effective only on other players.|
|Overpower||50||Brilliant Overpower • Keen Overpower • Powerlinked Overpower||Gather your might for a decisive blow. Your next attack within 20 seconds does X% extra damage.|
|Backstab (Slayer)||56||Energetic Backstab • Blazing Backstab (Heart Thrust) • Blazing Backstab (Knockdown Strike)||Rush 10m and make a lethal thrust to your target's back. The target is immobilized. Ends if target is knocked-down.|
|In Cold Blood||58||Brilliance In Cold Blood • Blazing In Cold Blood||Increases Power by X for 20 seconds. Increases attack speed by Y%.|
|Measured Slice||60||Carving Measured Slice • Empowered Measured Slice||Gather your might and make a wide slice at the enemy's neck. Skill activates faster following Overhand Strike or Eviscerate.|
|Eviscerate||60||Empowered Eviscerate • Powerlinked Eviscerate (Overhand Stike) • Energetic Eviscerate • Powerlinked Eviscerate (Measured Slice)||Deals powerful damage and knocks the opponent down. This skill activates faster when following Overhand Strike, , , Leaping Strike (Slayer), Stunning Backhand, Heart Thrust, Startling Kick, or the fourth consecutive hit with .|
|60||-||In Cold Blood resets the cooldowns for Heart Thrust, , and .|