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Categories[edit | edit source]

Skills are classed into 8 Categories, each corresponding to one of these Abilities:

Man-at-Arms Man-at-Arms
Expert Marksman Expert Marksman
Scoundrel Scoundrel
Elemental
Pyrokinetic Pyrokinetic
Hydrosophist Hydrosophist
Aerotheurge Aerotheurge
Geomancer Geomancer
Witchcraft Witchcraft

Each skill requires a certain Ability level; if this level is not met, the AP cost of the skill is increased by 2 for each Ability level below the requirement. Also, every even int point after five will reduce the skill cooldown by one(minimum 1).

Ability Number of skills Maximum skill level
1 3 4
2 5 8
3 7 12
4 9 16
5 Unlimited 20

Full list of skills[edit | edit source]

Man-at-Arms[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Warrior RushAttack.png Battering Ram DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 2 6 8 15 Rush forward in a straight line to a point far away, hitting all enemies in your path with 50% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior Stun.png Crushing Fist DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 2 5 6 15 An enormous fist smashes your enemy and knocks them down. Deals 4-6 damage.
DOS Skill Warrior CureWounds.png Cure Wounds DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 0 6 20 3 Immediately heal a nearby target for 51 vitality.
DOS Skill Warrior DivineLight.png Divine Light DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 2 3 6 Decrease Willpower and Bodybuilding by 2, and make the target Warm.
DOS Skill Warrior Whirlwind.png Dust Devil DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 2 6 5 Spin around with your weapon and hit all adjacent enemies for 90% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior Inspire.png Encourage DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 2 5 10 Encourage allies around you.
DOS Skill Warrior PowerAttack.png Melee Power Stance DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 3 0 0 Improve damage of melee attacks. (Toggle Stance)
DOS Skill Warrior HelpingHand.png Helping Hand DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 4 3 5 10 Help a Knocked Down friend back up, or pat out a Burning one.
DOS Skill Warrior DrawBlood.png Draw Blood DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 6 6 8 1 Inflict a bleeding wound. Does 50% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior PrecisionAttack.png Melee Precision Stance DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 6 0 0 Improve chance to hit with melee attacks. (Toggle Stance)
DOS Skill Warrior Whirlwind.png Whirlwind DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 7 6 6 Perform a whirlwind attack, hitting enemies around you for 120% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Fire Phoenix Dive.png Phoenix Dive DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 8 6 10 15 Teleport to another spot, leaving behind a fire surface.
DOS Skill Warrior NullifyResistance.png Lower Resistances DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 9 5 6 Decreases all physical and elemental resistances of enemies around you
DOS Skill Warrior CripplingBlow.png Crippling Blow DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 10 5 8 1 Cripple a target. Deals 30% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior Rage.png Rage DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 10 3 4 Enter an enraged state.
DOS Skill Warrior Flurry.png Flurry DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 12 8 12 1 Attack with a flurry of your weapon and deal 100% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior Inspire.png Inspire DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 12 6 10 Inspires allies around you.
DOS Skill Warrior ErodingStrike.png Eroding Strike DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 13 5 10 1 Weaken your target. Does 30% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Warrior NullifyResistance.png Nullify Resistances DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 15 5 6 Decreases all physical and elemental resistances of enemies around you
DOS Skill Warrior Fear.png Terror DOS Icon Man-at-Arms.png 16 7 10 Make enemies around you flee and cower.

Expert Marksman[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Ranger Charm.png Minor Charm DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 2 5 6 14 Charm a target. (Scroll only)
DOS Skill Ranger PowerAttack.png Ranged Power Stance DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 2 0 0 Improve damage with bow and crossbow. (Toggle Stance)
DOS Skill Ranger Ricochet.png Ricochet DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 2 6 5 15 Fire a normal arrow that deals 70% of weapon(piercing) damage and then forks off to the next target.
DOS Skill Ranger TacticalRetreat.png Tactical Retreat DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 2 4 9 15 Jump out of a hazardous situation.
DOS Skill Ranger FirstAid.png First Aid DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 3 3 5 3 Cures Bleeding, Crippled, and Diseased
DOS Skill Ranger PrecisionAttack.png Ranged Precision Stance DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 4 0 0 Improve chance to hit with bow and crossbow by 30%. (Toggle Stance)
DOS Skill Ranger TreatPoisoning.png Treat Poisoning DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 5 5 1 3 Cures poison
DOS Skill Ranger Multishot.png Barrage DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 6 8 6 12 Fire multiple arrows in a straight line, each dealing 60% of weapon(piercing) damage.
DOS Skill Ranger Silence.png Mute DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 7 5 8 16 Mute a target.
DOS Skill Ranger Doctor.png Doctor DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 8 4 6 3 Cures Weak, Blind, Mute, and Infectious Disease
DOS Skill Ranger SurvivorsKarma.png Survivor's Karma DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 9 8 10 Increase your luck and that of the allies around you.
DOS Skill Ranger Infect.png Infect DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 10 6 8 3 Plant a disease on a nearby target.
DOS Skill Ranger Charm.png Rapture DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 10 5 6 15 Charm a target.
DOS Skill Ranger SplittingArrow.png Arrow Spray DOS Icon Expert Marksman.png 13 6 3 15 Fire multiple arrows in a wide arc, each arrow dealing 4-5 damage if it hits.

Scoundrel[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Rogue CloakAndDagger.png Cloak and Dagger DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 2 6 10 15 Teleport, leaving behind a smokescreen
DOS Skill Rogue FastTrack.png Fast Track DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 2 4 18 Become hastened for a short while.
DOS Skill Rogue RazorsEdge.png Razor's Edge DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 2 4 12 1 Stun a target. Deals 50% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue WalkInShadows.png Walk in Shadows DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 2 3 10 Become invisible.
DOS Skill Rogue Lacerate.png Lacerate DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 3 5 12 1 Inflict bleeding. Does 50% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue Trip.png Trip DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 4 4 10 3 Knock Down a target. Deals 5-5 damage.
DOS Skill Rogue VenomousStrike.png Venomous Strike DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 5 5 2 1 Poison your target. Deals 30% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue CharmingTouch.png Charming Touch DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 6 6 16 3 Charm a target.
DOS Skill Rogue EyeGouge.png Eye Gouge DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 7 4 10 1 Blind a target. Does 30% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue SelfMedicate.png Self Medicate DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 8 6 12 0 Removes Bleeding, Crippled, Blinded and Weakened status on self
DOS Skill Rogue PreciseIncision.png Precise Incision DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 9 5 8 1 Weaken a target. Deals 30% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue DaggersDrawn.png Daggers Drawn DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 11 6 12 1 Erupt with a barrage of stabs and cuts and deal 100% of weapon damage.
DOS Skill Rogue SummonBomber.png Wind-Up Toy DOS Icon Scoundrel.png 13 8 10 4 A mechanical bomb that you can control remotely.

Pyrokinetic[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Fire ImmuneToFreezing.png Immune to Freezing DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 2 4 5 5 Make a target immune to being Frozen.
DOS Skill Fire Haste.png Wildfire DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 3 6 9 12 Haste a target.
DOS Skill Fire BoostPerception.png Burn My Eyes DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 7 3 6 12 Target gains a temporary Perception bonus.
DOS Skill Fire Smokescreen.png Smokescreen DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 9 4 8 Create a smokescreen.
DOS Skill Fire Shield.png Fire Resistance Shield DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 10 5 6 15 Enchant self or ally with a fire shield.
DOS Skill Fire PurifyingFire.png Purifying Fire DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 11 6 7 15 Removes Burning, Frozen, Stun, Charm, Petrified, Healing and Shields.
DOS Skill Fire BurningTouch.png Burning Touch DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 2 4 7 3 Set fire to nearby target. Damage: 8-8
DOS Skill Fire FlareStart.png Flare DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 2 6 3 15 Cast magical heat that does 10-11 damage.
DOS Skill Fire Fly.png Firefly DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 4 5 8 Create a fire surface.
DOS Skill Fire FireBall.png Small Fireball DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 5 7 10 15 Cast an explosive ball of fire that does 15-19 damage to anything within 4.0m of impact.
DOS Skill Fire FireSurfaceSelf.png Self-Immolation DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 8 3 4 Create a fire surface around yourself
DOS Skill Fire Flare.png Burning Blaze DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 9 6 5 15 Cast 2 projectiles of magical fire that deal 14-17 damage each.
DOS Skill Fire ExplodeSelf.png Explode DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 12 3 4 Deals 18-20 damage to yourself and those within 6.0m around you.
DOS Skill Fire Immolate.png Immolation DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 13 6 5 15 Instantly set a target on fire. Deals 15-18 damage.
DOS Skill Fire CreateLava.png Lava Core DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 14 10 100 Create lava.
DOS Skill Fire InfectiousFlame.png Infectious Flame DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 16 9 12 15 Cast a magical flame that forks on impact and does 19-22 damage to each target.
DOS Skill Fire MeteorStrike.png Meteor Shower DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 19 9 20 15 8 fireballs come crashing from the sky. Each does 29-35 damage to anything within a 2.0m range from impact.
DOS Skill Fire SummonFireElemental.png Summon Fire Elemental DOS Icon Pyrokinetic.png 6 7 6 15 Summon a Fire Elemental to fight for you.

Hydrosophist[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Water Regenerate Minor.png Minor Heal DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 2 4 5 15 Heal 11 vitality on a target over 3 turns.
DOS Skill Water Slow.png Slow Current DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 2 4 7 15 Slow a target.
DOS Skill Water FalseLife.png Water of Life DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 2 4 12 Magically gain Constitution.
DOS Skill Water Rain.png Rain DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 3 4 6 15 Create water surfaces.
DOS Skill Water ImmuneToBurning.png Immune to Burning DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 6 4 5 5 Make a target immune to Burning.
DOS Skill Water FreezingTouch.png Freezing Touch DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 7 3 7 3 Freeze a nearby target.
DOS Skill Water Regenerate.png Strong Regenerate DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 9 4 9 15 Heal 21 vitality on a target over 2 turns.
DOS Skill Water IceWall.png Ice Wall DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 10 8 10 15 Create a wall to block off enemies or to lock them inside. Deals 10-12 damage.
DOS Skill Water CleansingWater.png Cleansing Water DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 11 6 7 15 Cures Blind, Mute, Disease, Infectuous Disease, Bleeding, Crippled.
DOS Skill Water Shield.png Water Resistance Shield DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 12 5 6 15 Enchant self or ally with a water shield.
DOS Skill Water MassDisease.png Mass Disease DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 13 7 8 16 Disease all enemies within an area
DOS Skill Water Restoration.png Restoration DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 14 4 12 15 Immediately heal a target for 46 vitality.
DOS Skill Water MassSlow.png Mass Slow DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 16 8 12 Slow enemies around you.
DOS Skill Water IceShardStart.png Ice Shard DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 4 6 3 15 Shoot a chilling shard of ice that deals 9-10 damage.
DOS Skill Water IceShard Piercing.png Piercing Ice Shard DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 9 6 5 15 Shoot a freezing shard of ice that deals 12-12 damage.
DOS Skill Water WinterBreath.png Winterblast DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 14 8 15 Freeze and hurt multiple targets for 18-20 damage
DOS Skill Water HailStorm.png Hail Attack DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 19 9 20 15 8 ice shards rain from the sky, each doing 25-31 damage to anything with a 15.0m range from impact.
DOS Skill Water SummonIceElemental.png Summon Ice Elemental DOS Icon Hydrosophist.png 8 7 6 15 Summon an Ice Elemental to fight for you.

Aerotheurge[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Air ChillyWind.png Bitter Cold DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 2 3 8 15 Chill a target.
DOS Skill Air Teleportation.png Teleportation DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 2 7 10 15 Throw an item or character up high and drop it to the ground, dealing 17-21 damage.
DOS Skill Air Farseer.png Farseer DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 4 3 7 12 Grant a target improved Sight
DOS Skill Air Blink.png Become Air DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 5 3 8 Absorb half of all physical damage dealt.
DOS Skill Air ShockingTouch.png Shocking Touch DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 6 3 7 3 Electrify a nearby target.
DOS Skill Air InvisibleSelf.png Invisibility DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 8 6 6 Become invisible.
DOS Skill Air ImmuneToElectrified.png Immune to Electrified DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 9 4 5 5 Make a target immune to being Electrified.
DOS Skill Air Teleportation FeatherDrop.png Feather Drop DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 10 4 7 15 Throw an item or character up high and land it safely on the ground.
DOS Skill Air Shield.png Air Resistance Shield DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 11 5 6 15 Enchant self or ally with an air shield.
DOS Skill Air RemovePetrified.png Remove Petrification DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 13 6 7 15 Cures petrification.
DOS Skill Air InvisibleTarget.png Make Invisible DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 16 8 6 14 Set Invisible status on a target.
DOS Skill Air InstantPressure.png Headvice DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 2 6 3 15 A magical claw hold. Deals 9-11 damage.
DOS Skill Air BlitzBolt.png Blitz Bolt DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 3 6 3 15 Shoot a bolt of electricity that deals 11-12 damage.
DOS Skill Air LightningStrike.png Lightning Strike DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 7 8 10 15 Jump from one target to the other, stunning them and dealing 14-16 damage.
DOS Skill Air BlitzBolt.png Lightning Bolt DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 12 6 5 15 Shoot a stunning bolt of lightning that deals 16-18 damage.
DOS Skill Air Tornado.png Tornado DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 12 7 8 30 Removes surfaces from the battlefield.
DOS Skill Air ChainLightning.png Chain Lightning DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 18 9 16 15 Shoot a stunning bolt of lightning that forks on impact and deals 22-24 damage to each target.
DOS Skill Air Storm.png Storm DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 19 9 16 15 Create a lightning storm that randomly picks targets and deals 29-32 damage.
DOS Skill Air SummonAirElemental.png Summon Air Elemental DOS Icon Aerotheurge.png 14 7 6 15 Summon an Air Elemental to fight for you for a while.

Geomancer[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Earth OilSurface.png Midnight Oil DOS Icon Geomancer.png 2 3 2 15 Create an oil surface.
DOS Skill Earth BlessTarget.png Bless DOS Icon Geomancer.png 3 3 6 12 Bless a target.
DOS Skill Earth Fortify.png Fortify DOS Icon Geomancer.png 3 6 9 12 Give a target magical armour.
DOS Skill Earth ImmuneToPoisoned.png Immune to Poisoning DOS Icon Geomancer.png 5 4 5 5 Make a target immune to being Poisoned.
DOS Skill Earth Shield.png Earth Resistance Shield DOS Icon Geomancer.png 7 5 6 15 Enchant self or ally with an earth shield.
DOS Skill Earth PetrifyingTouch.png Petrifying Touch DOS Icon Geomancer.png 8 3 7 3 Turn a nearby target to stone
DOS Skill Earth BlessedEarth.png Blessed Earth DOS Icon Geomancer.png 13 7 8 Bless allies around you.
DOS Skill Earth NaturesCurse.png Nature's Curse DOS Icon Geomancer.png 14 7 9 Curse enemies around you.
DOS Skill Earth PoisonDart.png Magical Poison Dart DOS Icon Geomancer.png 2 6 3 15 Cast a magical poisonous dart that does 7-9 damage.
DOS Skill Earth BoulderDash.png Boulder Bash DOS Icon Geomancer.png 6 6 8 15 A Boulder comes crashing from the sky. It does 10-12 damage to anything within a 2.0m range from impact.
DOS Skill Earth BoulderDash.png Boulder Dash DOS Icon Geomancer.png 6 7 10 15 Throw a boulder in a straight line, hitting all for 20-22 damage.
DOS Skill Earth PoisonArrow.png Magical Poison Arrow DOS Icon Geomancer.png 9 6 5 15 Cast a poisonous magical arrow that does 14-17 damage.
DOS Skill Earth DeadlySpores.png Deadly Spores DOS Icon Geomancer.png 11 8 9 15 Launch multiple poisonous spores that deal 17-21 damage each.
DOS Skill Earth OozeSpray.png Acid Breath DOS Icon Geomancer.png 12 8 12 Poison and damage multiple targets for 18-21 damage.
DOS Skill Earth Earthquake.png Earthquake DOS Icon Geomancer.png 19 9 16 Knocks down characters, deals 23-28 damage, and creates random ooze surfaces.
DOS Skill Earth SummonSpider.png Summon Pet DOS Icon Geomancer.png 2 6 6 10 A large spider joins you in battle.
DOS Skill Earth SummonWolf.png Summon Pet DOS Icon Geomancer.png 10 7 7 5 Call forth a white wolf from the cold North.
DOS Skill Earth SummonSwarm.png Summon Bloodswarm DOS Icon Geomancer.png 13 7 7 15 Summon a swarm of Blood Wasps to control.
DOS Skill Earth SummonEarthElemental.png Summon Earth Elemental DOS Icon Geomancer.png 16 8 6 15 Summon an Earth Elemental to fight for you for a while.

Witchcraft[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Source WeakeningTouch.png Enfeebling Touch DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 2 3 6 3 Weaken an Enemy
DOS Skill Source BoostDamage.png Oath Of Desecration DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 2 3 10 15 Bestow a damage boost upon an ally
DOS Skill Earth TargetedCurse.png Malediction DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 3 4 7 15 Curse an enemy
DOS Skill Ranger Unlock.png Unlock Magic DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 5 3 1 15 Unlock a magically locked door or container.
DOS Skill Source Endure.png Absorb the Elements DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 6 6 7 12 Grant higher resistances against the elements.
DOS Skill Source DrainWillpower.png Drain Willpower DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 10 3 6 15 Decrease a target's Willpower.
DOS Skill Source WeakenMass.png Mass Weakness DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 12 6 8 15 Weaken all enemies within an area
DOS Skill Source Fear.png Horrific Scream DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 13 6 9 Make enemies around you flee and cower.
DOS Skill Ranger Resurrect.png Resurrect DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 16 10 30 15 Resurrect a dead ally to 20% of its health at a location within 10.0m.
DOS Skill Source Bleed.png Bloodletting DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 2 6 4 15 Make your target bleed. Deals 5-6 damage.
DOS Skill Source Blind.png Blind DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 3 4 7 15 Blind a target.
DOS Skill Source BanishSummon.png Destroy Summon DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 8 8 9 15 Deal immense damage to a summoned creature.
DOS Skill Source VampiricTouch.png Vampiric Touch DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 9 4 9 3 Damage another, heal yourself...
DOS Skill Source Enervation.png Soulsap DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 14 8 12 16 Lower all of the target's powers and abilities.
DOS Skill Source FingerOfDeath.png Death Punch DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 16 9 12 3 Deal 66-81 damage to a target near you.
DOS Skill Source Invulnerability.png Invulnerability DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 18 9 100 Make yourself invulnerable.
DOS Skill Source CreateUndead.png Summon Undead Warrior DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 7 7 5 10 Dark magic scours the battlefield and resurrects a long-dead soldier.
DOS Skill Source CreateUndeadGreater.png Summon Armoured Undead Decapitator DOS Icon Witchcraft.png 11 8 7 12 Animate a forgotten knight.

Other[edit | edit source]

Icon Name Ability Level AP Cooldown Range Description

DOS Skill Unique StaffOfMagus.png Staff Of Magus DOS Icon None.png 1 4 0 15 Launch a magical missile from your staff that deals 80% of weapon damage.