Samurai Skills Overview
Guide Info
Last Updated: 28 Oct, 2021
Patch Applicable: 5.58

Actions

Weaponskills (GCD)

Hakaze Single target combo starter. 200 potency. +5 Kenki.
Jinpu Single target second step combo. 100 potency, 320 potency if combo from Hakaze. Combo Bonus: Increases damage dealt by 13% for 40s, +5 Kenki.
Shifu Single target second step combo. 100 potency, 320 potency if combo from Hakaze. Combo Bonus: Reduces GCD and autoattack delay by 13% for 405, +5 Kenki.
C:\\Users\\Clovis\\AppData\\Local\\Microsoft\\Windows\\INetCache\\Content.Word\\Sen\_-\_Setsu_hr1.png Yukikaze Single target second step combo. 100 potency, 360 potency if combo from Hakaze. Combo Bonus: Setsu Sen, +15 Kenki.
C:\\Users\\Clovis\\AppData\\Local\\Microsoft\\Windows\\INetCache\\Content.Word\\Sen\_-\_Getsu_hr1.png Gekko Single target third step combo. 100 potency, 480 if combo from Jinpu. Combo Bonus: Getsu Sen, +5 Kenki. +10 Kenki if Rear Combo.
C:\\Users\\Clovis\\AppData\\Local\\Microsoft\\Windows\\INetCache\\Content.Word\\Sen\_-\_Ka_hr1.png Kasha Single target third step combo. 100 potency, 480 if combo from Shifu. Combo Bonus: Ka Sen, +5 Kenki. +10 Kenki if Flank Combo.
laijutsu 1.3s casted Weaponskill. Effect depends on number of Sen held. +1 Meditation stack (Max 3).
Higanbana Single target 50s DOT, 250 potency initial hit, 40 potency ticks. Total 1050.
Tenka Goken AoE frontal cone, 360 potency.
Midare Setsugekka Single target nuke, 800 potency.
Tsubame-gaeshi Ability, combos off laijutsu. Recasts previous laijutsu with higher potency. 60s CD. +1 Meditation stack (Max 3).
Kaeshi: Higanbana Single target 50s DOT, 375 potency initial hit, 60 potency ticks. Total 1575. Does not stack with Higanbana.
Kaeshi: Goken AoE frontal cone, 540 potency.
Kaeshi: Setsugekka Single target nuke, 1200 potency.
Enpi Single target ranged attack, 100 potency, 320 if combo (Yaten). +10 Kenki.
Fuga AoE frontal cone, 100 potency. +5 Kenki.
C:\\Users\\Clovis\\AppData\\Local\\Microsoft\\Windows\\INetCache\\Content.Word\\Sen\_-\_Getsu_hr1.png Mangetsu AoE in a circle around you, 100 potency, 160 if combo. Combo Bonus: Getsu Sen, extends Jinpu buff by 15s (Max 40s). +10 Kenki.
C:\\Users\\Clovis\\AppData\\Local\\Microsoft\\Windows\\INetCache\\Content.Word\\Sen\_-\_Ka_hr1.png Oka AoE in a circle around you, 100 potency, 160 if combo. Combo Bonus: Ka Sen, extends Shifu buff by 15s (Max 40s). +10 Kenki.

Off GCDs

Ikishoten +50 Kenki. Can only be used in combat. 60s CD.
Hagakure Consumes all Sen, +10 Kenki for each consumed. 5s CD.
Hissatsu: Kaiten +50% potency to next Weaponskill. -20 Kenki. 15s CD.
Hissatsu: Shinten Single target attack, 320 potency. -25 Kenki. 15s CD.
Hissatsu: Guren Line AOE, 850 potency. -50 Kenki. 2m CD, shared with Senei.
Hissatsu: Senei Single target nuke, 1100 potency. -50 Kenki. 2min CD, shared with Guren.
Hissatsu: Yaten 10-yalm backstep, 100 potency. Combos into Enpi. -10 Kenki. 10s CD.
Hissatsu: Gyoten Dash to target (20-yalm range), 100 potency. -10 Kenki. 10s CD
Hissatsu: Kyuten AoE in a circle around you, 150 potency. -25 Kenki. 15s CD.
Shoha Single target attack, 400 potency. -3 Meditation stacks. 15s CD.

Buffs

Meikyo Shisui Allows use of 3 Weaponskills without combo requirements. Excludes laijutsu. 155 duration, 55s CD.
Meditate Channeled Kenki and Meditation stack generation for 15s. Initial cast on the GCD. +10 Kenki (Max 50) and +1 Meditation stack (Max 3) per tick. Cancelled upon movement or action. Can only be used in combat. 60s CD.
Third Eye Reduces next damage taken by 10%. If hit, grants Open Eyes for 15s. 3s duration, 15s CD.
Hissatsu: Seigan Single target attack, 220 potency. Consumes Open Eyes. - 15 Kenki. 1s CD, shared with Merciful Eyes.
Merciful Eyes Self heal, 200 potency. Consumes Open Eyes. 15s CD, shared with Seigan.

Role Actions

All jobs also have a several role-specific actions that they can use

Feint Reduces target STR/DEX for 10s. 90s CD.
True North Eliminates positional requirements for 10s. 45s CD, 2 charges.
Bloodbath Heal for a portion of damage dealt for 20s. 90s CD.
Second Wind Self heal, 500 potency. 120s CD.
Leg Sweep Stuns target enemy. 40s CD.
Arm’s Length Nullifies knockback and draw-in for 6s. 120s CD.