Surprise Attack

Surprise Attack
Cast Time Instant
Range 5m range
Cost 2295 Stamina

Slash an enemy, dealing 822 Physical Damage and afflicting them with Major Fracture, which reduces their Physical Resistanc by 5280 for 15 seconds.

Attacking with Surprise Attack while Sneaking or invisible stuns the enemy and sets them Off Balance for 4 seconds.

Converts to a Stamina ability, and applies Major Fracture to the enemy, reducing their Physical Resistance.

Surprise Attack is a Skill in Elder Scroll Online. This Skill is part is found in the Shadow Skills  Line, which is part of the Nightblade Class, and can be unlocked by gaining experience while having a Skill from that Line on your active Skill Bar. Skills can be reset at Rededication Shrines found in the capital cities of each ESO faction, for a tidy sum of gold.



Champion Points That Affect Surprise Attack



Equipment Sets That Affect Surprise Attack



Notes & Other Useful Information

  • Unlocked at Shadow Rank 4
  • Values listed in infobox is base damage of a CP 160 with zero CP spent, zero Attribute Points used and zero Skills taken at Rank IV.



Shadow Skills

Bolstering Darkness  ♦  Concealed Weapon  ♦  Consuming Darkness  ♦  Dark Cloak  ♦  Dark Shades  ♦  Dark Veil  ♦  Dark Vigor  ♦  Manifestation of Terror  ♦  Mass Hysteria  ♦  Path of Darkness  ♦  Refreshing Path  ♦  Refreshing Shadows  ♦  Shadow Barrier  ♦  Shadow Cloak  ♦  Shadow Image  ♦  Shadowy Disguise  ♦  Summon Shade  ♦  Twisting Path  ♦  Veil of Blades  ♦  Veiled Strike


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