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A male human slayer using Overhand Strike.

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.

There are currently 26 slayer skills which can only be learned by the Slayer. While 24 of them can be learned from the skill menu, Combo Attack Combo Attack (Slayer) and Evasive Roll Evasive Roll (Slayer) are gained automatically upon character creation.

All of the active skills can be enhanced with a glyph with the total glyph cost up to 55 points, depending on the character's level.

Icon Name Level Glyphs Description
Combo Attack Combo Attack (Slayer) 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.
Evasive Roll Evasive Roll (Slayer) 1 Fleetfooted Evasive Roll • Persistent Evasive Roll • Powerlinked Evasive Roll (Fury Strike) • Powerlinked Evasive Roll (Backstab) Dodge your enemy's attack.
Whirlwind Whirlwind 2 Brilliant Whirlwind • Keen Whirlwind Spin with your sword, hitting targets within 3m.
Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike 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 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.
Whirlwind Whirlwind Intensity
8 - Increase damage to multiple targets with Whirlwind Whirlwind.
Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike Boost
10 - Increase damage to multiple targets with Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike.
Triumphant Shout Triumphant Shout (Slayer) 10 Instantly restores X MP. Your MP doesn't decay for 20 seconds.
Retaliate 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 Overhand Strike 16 Persistent Overhand Strike • Restorative Overhand Strike Swing downward for a massive blow. Skill activates faster if you first use Whirlwind Whirlwind, Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike, Leaping Strike (Slayer), Stunning Backhand, Heart Thrust, Startling Kick, Eviscerate, or the fourth consecutive hit with Combo Attack Combo Attack (Slayer).
Startling Kick 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 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 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 and Warrior) 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).
Leaping Strike (Slayer and Warrior) Merciless Leap (Slayer)
24 - Your Leaping Strike (Slayer) deals 5x damage against knocked-down enemies.
Stunning Backhand Stunning Backhand 26 Empowered Stunning Backhand Swing your sword around, briefly stunning your foe.
Fury Strike 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 Dash (Slayer) 32 Energetic Dash Increase your speed by 50% for 10 seconds.
Heart Thrust Heart Thrust 38 Empowered Heart Thrust • Persistent Heart Thrust • Keen Heart Thrust Step forward, attacking your target's vulnerable spots.
Exhausting Blow 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 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 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 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 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 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, Whirlwind Whirlwind, Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike, Leaping Strike (Slayer), Stunning Backhand, Heart Thrust, Startling Kick, or the fourth consecutive hit with Combo Attack Combo Attack (Slayer).
In Cold Blood Icy Veins
60 - In Cold Blood resets the cooldowns for Heart Thrust, Knockdown Strike Knockdown Strike, and Whirlwind Whirlwind.
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