Backslam

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Backslam is a Warrior ability.

In-Game Description

(Active) As a UI DiamondFeather.png swift action, every other turn, Hero knocks an enemy up to x tiles away, dealing y damage (1 damage for each Armor Hero has).

Upgrade

Knock the target into another enemy to displace it, deal half damage (1/2 of Hero's Armor), and Hobble both enemies.

Specifics

Uses

  • As a swift action, gives the warrior an extra attack every other turn. This is most valuable if they don't already have something to do with their swift action.
  • Can be used to set up allies for flanking, though you have to be careful to consider where the enemy is going to be slammed to.
  • Most useful on tanky warriors wearing Knightmail
  • Weak combo with Stalwart, Tinker, Engage and transforms that give extra armor
  • Note: moving an enemy several tiles away is not always helpful, if it prevents the warrior from following up with a melee strike to kill it.