Symbol of the Slayer

Slayers blend high mobility with high damage capabilities. It takes a certain flair to wield a massive weapon, and slayers wade into fights like a double-edged whirlwind. The slayer’s approach to combat is aggressive swordplay and overwhelming force—sweeping circular attacks to mow down enemies, agile dodges to get behind foes, and leaping backflip kicks that stun enemies and open distance for a big attack.

Despite their light armor, slayers can fight in the thick of things. They are faster and more mobile than berserkers, and like warriors, slayers can dodge out of harm's way and come up behind foes. This agility lets slayers excel at attacking enemies from the rear while tanks keep them busy from the other sides.

Skills Overview

Slayers begin their careers with a punishing, wide-reaching combo attack and a rolling dodge that is custom made for setting up extra-damage attacks from the rear. They quickly learn to swing, thrust, leap, roll, flip, kick, and whirl, and their circular attacks are particularly effective at devastating encircling throngs bent on their destruction. A slayer’s power and versatility make this class an asset on any adventure.

Many slayer skills activate faster following others, making the slayer a dangerous and unpredictable opponent. Keep an eye on the screen for possible skill combos, and don’t be afraid to experiment with a few of your own.

The drawback to this power and speed is that a slayer’s MP decays rapidly when not in combat, and is expended nearly as fast while executing combos. So make liberal use of Triumphant Shout, Tenacity, and Combo Attack to keep your MP as full as possible.

Level Skill Description
1 Combo Attack Strike one or more targets in front of you, and gain mana (and do more damage) with each hit.
1 Evasive Roll Dodge forward past your enemy.
2 Whirlwind Spin with your sword, hitting any enemies in reach.
4 Knockdown Strike Bowl your enemy over with a mighty swing of your sword.
8 Headlong Rush Charge forward, and make your next attack with much greater speed while the adrenaline lasts.
10 Triumphant Shout Replenish your MP, and keep it from decaying for several seconds.
12 Retaliate After being knocked down, leap to your feet while attacking your target.
16 Overhand Strike Swing downward for a massive blow. You swing faster if you use this right after one of your other melee attacks.
18 Startling Kick Batter and briefly stun your target with a kick, then leap backward.
20 Tenacity Call on your inner reserves to replenish some MP.
22 Distant Blade Strike a target up to three times with a magic extension of your sword.
24 Leaping Strike Jump at your foe and smash downward.
26 Stunning Backhand Batter your foes with the flat of your sword, briefly stunning them.
30 Fury Strike An attack that deals higher damage when your HP is low.
32 Dash Increase your Movement Speed temporarily.
38 Heart Thrust Step forward and stab your enemy.
44 Exhausting Blow An attack that increases skill cooldowns for PvP opponents.
50 Overpower Increase the damage of your next melee attack.
56 Backstab Sprint in and make a lethal, immobilizing thrust to your target's back.
58 In Cold Blood Increase your Power and Attack Speed for a few seconds.
60 Measured Slice Make a powerful surprise attack.
63 Eviscerate Deal damage and knock an opponent down.
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About Slayers

Agile Attacker
Slayers strike like lightning: fast and devastating. Then they disappear the same way before the opponent can react.
Melee Mayhem
A sword two meters long leaves mighty big holes. There's always room on the battlefield wherever a slayer has crossed it.
Armor: Leather
Because slayers wear light armor, they're quick on their feet, and are often able to avoid damage that would fell another player.
Weapon: Greatsword
The slayer's best friend is a two-handed greatsword loaded with damage-dealing power. Once unleashed in a roundhouse attack, it continues felling foes on all sides, and even those sneaking up from behind.

Sample Glyphs

Starting at level 20, slayers can use glyph points to customize s skills in a variety of ways.

Brilliant Leaping Strike
Reduces MP cost
Empowered Knockdown Strike
Increases skill damage
Energetic Tenacity
Decreases skill cooldown
Fleetfooted Evasive Roll
Chance to increase Movement Speed
Grounded Triumphant Shout
Briefly increases Endurance
Lingering Startling Kick
Increases effect duration
Persistent Evasive Roll
Chance to eliminate skill cooldown
Powerlinked Knockdown Strike
Increases damage of Whirlwind when used after Knockdown Strike
Restorative Overhand Strike
Recovers HP
Spirited Triumphant Shout
Increases MP replenishment