Skyward World: Skill Changes (Final)

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Content Table

All Classes - Assassin - Blademaster - Gunslinger - Occultist - Spiritshaper - Swordmage - Vanguard
Famous Generals - Assassin - Blademaster - Gunslinger - Occultist - Spiritshaper - Swordmage - Vanguard


All Classes

Changed Skills

  • Healing Bonus Rate reduced by Weak Heal debuff, on players, will no longer exceed 99% in total.
  • Damage Reduction Rate obtainable from Gears, Low HP Trigger, Low Stamina Trigger has a maximum limit of 35%, while Damage Reduction Rate obtainable from skills has no limit. (Note: Damage Reduction Rate obtained from Low HP Trigger and Low Stamina Trigger will not be displayed in character attributes)
  • The calculation of Damage Reduction Rate is in the form of addition, however, the final sum does not exceed 99%

Assassin

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newsin Shadow's Embrace Removes all control effects, reduces damage taken, and restores HP and reflects damage in an amount equal to the damage reduced. Removes all control effects. Reduces own damage taken by 20% and restores HP worth the same amount. Status lasts 5 seconds. For the duration of the state, self also gets Blood Soul state and Damage Reflect effect. For the duration of the state, self also gets Blood Soul state and 20% Damage Reflect effect.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Golden Chakras You are required to reach level 45 to unlock this skill. You are required to reach level 40 to unlock this skill.
Grasping Chains You are required to reach level 40 to unlock this skill. You are required to reach level 45 to unlock this skill.
Chain Sweep When skill is level 1: Deals damage worth 116.8% Basic Physical Attack, and an extra 11-14 Physical Damage. When skill is level 2: Deals damage worth 116.8% Basic Physical Attack, and an extra 26-31 Physical Damage. When skill is level 1: Deals damage worth 138.2% Basic Physical Attack, and an extra 1-2 Physical Damage. When skill is level 2: Deals damage worth 138.2% Basic Physical Attack, and an extra 3-4 Physical Damage.
Lacerating Strikep When skill is level 1: Deals 192.4% of base Physical Attack plus an additional 19-23 Physical Damage. Also adds 40 Hit. After attacking your target, damage is increased by an additional 20%. When the caster is in the Venom Blade state skill damage is increased by 20%.When skill is level 2: Deals 192.4% of base Physical Attack plus an additional 42-52 Physical Damage. Also adds 80 Hit. When skill is level 1: Deals 227.7% of base Physical Attack plus an additional 2-3 Physical Damage. Also adds 40 Hit. After attacking your target, damage is increased by an additional 15%. When the caster is in the Venom Blade state skill damage is increased by 20%.When skill is level 2:Deals 227.7% of base Physical Attack plus an additional 6-7 Physical Damage. Also adds 80 Hit.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Name Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Advanced Chain Sweep Scroll I - Arrest Add 0.7 to Left Special Skill Points Add 0.75 to Left and Right Special Skill Points.
Advanced Chain Sweep Scroll I - Arrest Add 1.4 to Left Special Skill Points Add 1.5 to Left and Right Special Skill Points.
Advanced Chain Sweep Scroll I - Arrest Add 2.1 to Left Special Skill Points Add 2.25 to Left and Right Special Skill Points.
Basic Lacerating Strike Scroll I - Aptitude Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 10% Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 12%.
Basic Lacerating Strike Scroll I - Aptitude Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 20% Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 24%.
Basic Lacerating Strike Scroll I - Aptitude Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 30% Increases the Special Skill Points you obtain by 36%.
Intermediate Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 50% for 1 second After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 60% for 1 second.
Intermediate Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 50% for 2 second After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 60% for 2 seconds.
Intermediate Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 50% for 3 second After casting this skill, you attain the Windwalker state, boosting your Movement Speed by 60% for 3 seconds.
Advanced Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, redusing Physical And Magical Defense by 2%. Maximum four stacks. Last five seconds Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, reducing Physical and Magical Defense by 2%. Maximum 3 stacks. Lasts 5 seconds.
Advanced Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, redusing Physical And Magical Defense by 4%. Maximum four stacks. Last five seconds Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, reducing Physical and Magical Defense by 5%. Maximum 3 stacks. Lasts 5 seconds.
Advanced Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Arrest Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, redusing Physical And Magical Defense by 6%. Maximum four stacks. Last five seconds Inflicts Sunder upon the enemy, reducing Physical and Magical Defense by 8%. Maximum 3 stacks. Lasts 5 seconds.
Basic Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Inhibit Each attack adds a stack that slows the target by an additional 20%. Maximum for stacks. Last two seconds Each attack adds a stack that slows the target by an additional 20%. Maximum 3 stacks. Lasts 2 seconds.
Basic Iron Cyclone Scroll I - Inhibit Each attack adds a stack that slows the target by an additional 20%. Maximum for stacks. Last five seconds Each attack adds a stack that slows the target by an additional 20%. Maximum 3 stacks. Lasts 5 seconds.
Intermediate Grasping Chains Scroll I - Arrest After casting this skill, reduce casting time by 0,3 seconds for skill casting in the next three seconds After casting this skill, reduce casting time by 0.3 seconds for skill casting in the next 6 seconds.
Intermediate Grasping Chains Scroll I - Arrest After casting this skill, reduce casting time by 0,6 seconds for skill casting in the next three seconds After casting this skill, reduce casting time by 0.6 seconds for skill casting in the next 6 seconds.

Blademaster

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newblademaster Blademaster – Blade Barrage Stuns targets within a 6-meter target area and unleashes a rain of swords upon this area. Deals 253.5% base Physical Damage to the enemy as well as an additional 2589-3165 Physical Damage every 0.5 seconds. Adds 20 additional Force. Blade Barrage lasts 3 seconds. Deals 130% damage the 1st second, afterward dealing 30% every subsequent 1 second. Stuns targets within a 6-meter target area for 3 seconds. Stuns the target. While casting Blade Barrage, you enter a Mercurial state. Immunity from control-type effects.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Merciless Strike Every successful slash has a 50% chance of adding one stack of Breaker, which lasts 10 seconds. Maximum five stacks. Each stack of Breaker increases your Attack by 5%. Every successful slash has a 50% chance of adding one stack of Breaker, which lasts 10 seconds. Maximum 3 stacks. Each stack of Breaker increases your Attack by 8.35%.
Shadowbreaker Has a 50% chance of causing a Sunder effect that lasts 10 seconds. Can be a stacked a maximum of 5 times. Reduces Physical Defense by 3. Has a 50% chance of causing a Sunder effect that lasts 10 seconds. Can be a stacked a maximum of 3 times. Reduces Physical Defense by 5.
Lightning Chakra You enter a Mercurial state for 3 seconds. You enter a Mercurial state for 5 seconds.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Tao In the Equaminity state, this skill has a 5% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts three seconds In the Equanimity state, this skill has a 5% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts 5 seconds.
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Tao In the Equaminity state, this skill has a 10% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts three seconds In the Equanimity state, this skill has a 10% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts 5 seconds.
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Tao In the Equaminity state, this skill has a 15% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts three seconds In the Equanimity state, this skill has a 15% chance of enfeebling the target(s), lasts 5 seconds.
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Killer In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 10% chance to inflict a Sunder effect on enemies In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 10% chance to Sunder enemies, maximum 4 stacks
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Killer In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 20% chance to inflict a Sunder effect on enemies In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 20% chance to Sunder enemies, maximum 4 stacks.
Intermediate Quick Slash Scroll I - Killer In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 30% chance to inflict a Sunder effect on enemies In the Murderous Intent state, this skill has a 30% chance to Sunder enemies, maximum 4 stacks.
Advanced Shadowbreaker Scroll II - Killer Every layer of fracture will increase this skill's damage by 5% Every layer of fracture will increase this skill's damage by 8.3%.
Advanced Shadowbreaker Scroll II - Killer Every layer of fracture will increase this skill's damage by 5% Every layer of facture will increse this skill's damage by 10% Every layer of fracture will increase this skill's damage by 16.7%.

Gunslinger

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newgunslinger Mechanist's Onslaught Summons a battle machine that deals lots of continuous damage. Summons a war machine to inflict a 15-meter explosion with itself at the center. Every second, deals 135.4% base Physical Attack damage to enemies within range, plus an additional 1382-1689 Physical Damage. Also has an extra Force increase of 20. Use this skill again and the war machine will move forward at a rate of 10 meters per second. War machine cannot be attacked and can last up to 10 seconds.

New Cultivations

Cultivation Name Description
Intermediate Death Mark Scroll II - Blaze Weakened healing received on targets with Death Mark is now 20%.
Intermediate Death Mark Scroll II - Blaze Weakened healing received on targets with Death Mark is now 30%.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Concussion Bomb No range indication. Indication of 30m range.
Spider Turret Summons a mobile attack unit that has a certain amount of HP and Defense (inherits master's attributes), as well as 20% of its master's HP plus 183 points of HP, and 50% of its master's Physical Attack plus 2 points of Physical Attack for 30 seconds. Cannot be attacked by mobs. Summons a mobile attack unit that inherits certain amount of its master's Health and Defense attributes, as well as 20% of its master's Max HP plus an additional 182 points of HP. Also inherits 50% of its master's Physical Attack plus an additional 2 points of Physical Attack for 30 seconds. Spider Turret cannot be attacked by monsters.
Death Mark Increases damage received by the target. Lasts 5 seconds. Increases damage received by the target and weakens healing received by the target by 10% for 5 seconds.
Razor Puppets When skill is level 10. Razor Puppets has Spinning Blade skill: Spins in place and deals 4284 Physical Damage every second to enemies within 5 meters. When skill is level 10. Razor Puppets has Spinning Blade skill: Spins in place and deals 4487 Physical Damage every second to enemies within 5 meters.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Advanced Sniper Mode Scroll I - Flame While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increse your focus, increase your Physical attacks by 0,5%. This effect stacks up to 20 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increase your focus, increasing your Physical Attack by 0.6%. This effect stacks up to 15 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode.
Advanced Sniper Mode Scroll I - Flame While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increse your focus, increase your Physical attacks by 1%. This effect stacks up to 20 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increase your focus, increasing your Physical Attack by 1.2%. This effect stacks up to 15 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode.
Advanced Sniper Mode Scroll I - Flame While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increse your focus, increase your Physical attacks by 1,5%. This effect stacks up to 20 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode While in Sniper Mode, every time a skill causes a critical hit, it will increase your focus, increasing your Physical Attack by 2%. This effect stacks up to 15 times. Status disappears if you leave Sniper Mode.

Changed Dao Effects

Dao Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Razor Puppets - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase Turret's duration by one second Razor Puppet receives 2% less damage and gain 2 Control Skill Resistance Level.
Razor Puppets - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase Turret's duration by three second Razor Puppet receives 5% less damage and gain 6 Control Skill Resistance Level.
Razor Puppets - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase Turret's duration by five second Razor Puppet receives 8% less damage and gain 10 Control Skill Resistance Level.
Razor Puppets - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase Turret's duration by 7 second Razor Puppet receives 12% less damage and gain 14 Control Skill Resistance Level.
Razor Puppets - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase Turret's duration by 10 second Razor Puppet receives 17% less damage and is immune to Control Skill Effects.

Occultist

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newoccultist Spirit Shield Casting distance of 25 meters. Maintain distance of 50 meters. Links and strengthens designated teammates, helping distribute damage taken and giving self Mercurial and Damage Reduction. Guide lasts 10 seconds. During channeling period, distributes 25% of ally’s damage taken (this damage is not affected by this skill’s damage reduction effect). While channeling, maintains Mercurial state and grants 20% Damage Reduction. Immunity from control-type effects. Ally gets Divine Guidance state, increasing their Crit Rate and their Special Skill Generation. Ally gets Divine Guidance state, increasing their Crit Rate by 20% and their Special Skill Generation by 67%.

New Cultivations

Cultivation Name Description
Intermediate Grasping Spirits Scroll II - Dark In the Dark Warden state, duration of Grasping Spirits is reduced by 60% (3 hits) in exchange for 180% increased damage.
Intermediate Grasping Spirits Scroll II - Dark In the Dark Warden state, duration of Grasping Spirits is reduced by 75% (2 hits) in exchange for 240% increased damage.
Intermediate Grasping Spirits Scroll II - Dark In the Dark Warden state, duration of Grasping Spirits is reduced by 90% (1 hit) in exchange for 440% increased damage.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Shattered Abyss When skill is level 1: Detonating a Light Bringers Occultist's Gift can recover 1788 HP for all friendly targets in range and dispel all negative states. When skill is level 2: Detonating a Light Bringers Occultist's Gift can recover 1804 HP for all friendly targets in range and dispel all negative states. When skill is level 1: Detonating a Light Bringers Occultist's Gift can recover 1840 HP for all friendly targets in range and dispel all negative states. When skill is level 2: Detonating a Light Bringers Occultist's Gift can recover 1856 HP for all friendly targets in range and dispel all negative states

Changed Cultivations
If Intermediate Grasping Spirits Scroll II - Dark and Advanced Grasping Spirit Scroll I - Dark are both cultivated at the same time:

  • Advanced Grasping Spirit Scroll I - Dark will be registered first into final damage calculation
  • Then, only Intermediate Grasping Spirit Scroll II - Dark is calculated.

Changed Dao Effects

Dao Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Archon of Darkness - Dao - Way of the Wind Increases the damage of Shura's Rage by 3% Increases the damage of Shura's Rage and Dark Warden Wave by 3%.
Archon of Darkness - Dao - Way of the Wind Increases the damage of Shura's Rage by 7% Increases the damage of Shura's Rage and Dark Warden Wave by 7%.
Archon of Darkness - Dao - Way of the Wind Increases the damage of Shura's Rage by 12% Increases the damage of Shura's Rage and Dark Warden Wave by 12%.
Archon of Darkness - Dao - Way of the Wind Increases the damage of Shura's Rage by 18% Increases the damage of Shura's Rage and Dark Warden Wave by 18%.
Archon of Darkness - Dao - Way of the Wind Increases the damage of Shura's Rage by 25% Increases the damage of Shura's Rage and Dark Warden Wave by 25%.

Spiritshaper

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newspiritshaper Spirit Guardian Transform into a dream butterfly and become one with your target ally, healing them continuously. After transforming, can use Spirit Dance. Deals damage worth 28.7% base Magic Attack plus Spirit x 3.2 Spirit Damage to enemies within 10 meters every second for 10 seconds. After transforming, can use Bewitching to inflict 45.1% base Magic Attack damage to enemies within 5 meters, plus an additional Spirit x 5 Spirit Damage. Inflicts 80% Slow. Lasts 1 second. This can only be used on another player. Confers Dream Butterfly state, continuously healing. While the state is in effect. It recovers HP equal to 33.3% of base Healing every two seconds. Self gets Dream Butterfly state, continuously healing, granting control immunity, and damage reduction. While the buff is active, every two seconds HP equal to 33.3% of own base healing power is recovered, control immunity state is granted, and incoming damage is reduced by 50%.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before Skyward World (After)
Sanctification When skill is level 1: Spirit Charge: Has a chant time of 0.5 seconds and causes 3893 Magic Damage to the target. When skill is level 2: Spirit Charge: Has a chant time of 0.5 seconds and causes 3933 Magic Damage to the target. When skill is level 1: Spirit Charge: Has a chant time of 0.5 seconds and causes 3856 Magic Damage to the target. When skill is level 2: Spirit Charge: Has a chant time of 0.5 seconds and causes 3893 Magic Damage to the target.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Advanced Luxuriant Rush Scroll I - Spirit Luxuriant Rush state now increases Crit Defence Rate by 15% when active Luxuriant Rush state now increases Crit Defence Rate by 13% and Crit Reduction Rate by 5% when active.
Advanced Luxuriant Rush Scroll I - Spirit Luxuriant Rush state now increases Crit Defence Rate by 30% when active Luxuriant Rush state now increases Crit Defence Rate by 26% and Crit Reduction Rate by 10% when active.

Swordmage

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Level 10 Description
newswordmage Elemental Bindings Target becomes ensnared, dealing Magic Damage every second. Storm launches 1 attack every second with a maximum of 5 attacks. Deals 189.2% base Magic Attack damage with an added 1816-2219 Storm Damage to enemies within 5 meters. Zeal adds an additional 18. For every enemy within 5 meters, subject takes an extra 10% damage with a maximum increase of 50%.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Celestial Aura Increases the Magic Damage and maximum Mana for you and your nearby teammates and also recovers a certain amount of Mana. Increases Maximum Mana, Magic and Physical Damage while recovering a certain amount of Mana for self and all surrounding allies.
Celestial Aura (Buff) Increases Magic Damage and your Mana limit. State cannot be dispelled. Increases Physical Damage, Magic Damage and your Mana Limit. State cannot be dispelled.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Basic Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 15% Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 15%. Increases movement speed by an extra 15% for 3 seconds.
Basic Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 30% Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 30%. Increases movement speed by an extra 30% for 3 seconds.
Basic Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 45% Increases the Mana recovery of this skill by 45%. Increases movement speed by an extra 45% for 3 seconds. Also removes casting requirement for this skill.
Intermediate Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution The Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will increase Maximum Mana by an additional 7% and Magic Damage by an additional 7% Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will further increase Maximum Mana, Magic Damage and Physical Damage by an additional 7%
Intermediate Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution The Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will increase Maximum Mana by an additional 14% and Magic Damage by an additional 14% Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will further increase Maximum Mana, Magic Damage and Physical Damage by an additional 14%
Intermediate Celestial Aura Scroll I - Execution The Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will increase Maximum Mana by an additional 20% and Magic Damage by an additional 20% Celestial Aura state caused by this skill will further increase Maximum Mana, Magic Damage and Physical Damage by an additional 20%
Advanced Celestial Aegis Scroll I - Prohibition Celestial Aegis has a 50% chance to freeze all enemies within five meters. Lasts three seconds. Celestial Aegis has a 50% chance to freeze all enemies within five meters. Lasts three seconds.
Advanced Celestial Aegis Scroll I - Prohibition Celestial Aegis has a 75% chance to freeze all enemies within five meters. Lasts three seconds. Celestial Aegis has a 75% chance to freeze all enemies within five meters. Lasts three seconds.
Advanced Celestial Aegis Scroll I - Prohibition Celestial Aegis has a 100% chance to freeze all enemies within two meters. Lasts three seconds. Celestial Aegis has a 100% chance to Deep Freeze all enemies within two meters. Lasts 2 seconds. This effect is not removed when attacked.

Vanguard

New Skills

Icon Skill Name Skill Description
newvanguard Thunder Snare With the power of thunder, the Vanguard leaps into the air and slams down on the selected location. Over a 10 meter area, deals 627.8% base Physical Attack damage to enemies, with an additional 6414-7839 Physical Damage. Adds 20 additional Force. Enemies closer to the center of the area take more damage. Ring-shaped stone walls will appear in the area struck, preventing enemies from leaving on foot (though they can be jumped over). These walls last 5 seconds. Vanguard leaps high into the air and slams into the ground, knocking down enemies in a 10-meter area. Lasts 3 seconds. When knocked down, enemies cannot move or use stamina or skills. Inflicts Bleeding for 6 seconds on enemies. For 6 seconds, every 2 second endure 39.8% Physical Damage. To enemies suffering from the caster’s Bleed debuff, every ensuing attack dealt deals 1% additional damage per stack.

Changed Skills

Skill Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Holy Vortex N/A When skill is level 10: When casting, gain 20% Crit Reduction rate and 2.7% Defense Break Resist.
Smite N/A When skill is Level 10: You get Mercurial state while casting skill and also get 20% Crit Reduction Rate and 2.7% Defense Break Resist Rate.

Changed Cultivations

Cultivation Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Basic Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing This skill has a 20% chance to inflict Sunder on enemies, lowering Physical Defense by 2.5%, lasts five seconds This skill has a 30% chance to inflict Sunder on enemies, lowering Physical Defense by 2.5%, lasts five seconds
Basic Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing This skill has a 40% chance to inflict Sunder on enemies, lowering Physical Defense by 2.5%, lasts five seconds This skill has a 60% chance to inflict Sunder on enemies, lowering Physical Defense by 2.5%, lasts five seconds
Intermediate Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing The duration of the sunder effect inflicted by this skill is increased by 1 second The duration of Sunder effect inflicted by this skill is increased by 2 seconds
Intermediate Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing The duration of the sunder effect inflicted by this skill is increased by three second The duration of Sunder effect inflicted by this skill is increased by 4 seconds
Advanced Heroic Strike Scroll II - Blessing The sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 2 times This still has a 80% chance to inflict Sunder on Bleeding enemies, Sunder effect will further lower an additional 0.1% Physical Defense per stack
Advanced Heroic Strike Scroll II - Blessing The sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 3 times This skill has a 100% chance to inflict Sunder on Bleeding enemies, Sunder effect will further lower an additional 0.2% Physical Defense per stack
Advanced Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing The sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 2 times Sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 2 times
Advanced Heroic Strike Scroll I - Blessing The sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 3 times Sunder effect caused by this skill can be stacked a maximum of 3 times

Changed Dao Effects

Dao Heaven and Earth (Before) Skyward World (After)
Holy Vortex - Dao - Way of the Mountains Special Skill cost is reduced by 6% Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 3.6% and Defense Break Resist by 2.1% when casting.
Holy Vortex - Dao - Way of the Mountains Special Skill cost is reduced by 12% Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 8.4% and Defense Break Resist by 4.9% when casting.
Holy Vortex - Dao - Way of the Mountains Special Skill cost is reduced by 19% Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 14.4% and Defense Break Resist by 8.1% when casting.
Holy Vortex - Dao - Way of the Mountains Special Skill cost is reduced by 26% Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 21.6% and Defense Break Resist by 11.8% when casting.
Holy Vortex - Dao - Way of the Mountains Special Skill cost is reduced by 33% Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 30% and Defense Break Resist by 15.8% when casting.
Smite - Dao - Way of the Woods Increases knockdown duration by 0.2 seconds Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 3.6% and Defense Break Resist by 1.6% when casting.
Smite - Dao - Way of the Woods Increases knockdown duration by 0.6 seconds Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 8.4% and Defense Break Resist by 3.7% when casting.
Smite - Dao - Way of the Woods Increases knockdown duration by 1 seconds Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 14.4% and Defense Break Resist by 6.2% when casting.
Smite - Dao - Way of the Woods Increases knockdown duration by 1.4 seconds Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 21.6% and Defense Break Resist by 9% when casting.
Smite - Dao - Way of the Woods Increases knockdown duration by two seconds Further increases Crit Damage Reduction Rate by 30% and Defense Break Resist by 12% when casting.
Sundering Steel - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase skill damage by 5% Increases skill damage by 4%.
Sundering Steel - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase skill damage by 12% Increases skill damage by 9%.
Sundering Steel - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase skill damage by 21% Increases skill damage by 16%.
Sundering Steel - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase skill damage by 32% Increases skill damage by 24%.
Sundering Steel - Dao - Way of the Flames Increase skill damage by 45% Increases skill damage by 33%.


Famous General Changes

Please note: The translations in the Skyward World will not match the current in-game translations at launch. These will be patched in at a later date.

All Classes - Dragonius 2*

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Indestructible Spirit Upon taking otherwise lethal damage, you survive but with only 1 HP. Also confers the Warrior's Death buff . Dying within the next 2 seconds deal real damge worth 10% of your own total HP to enemies within 10 meters. This effect may only be triggered once every 3 minutes. Upon receiving single damage exceeding 40% of Max HP, immediately recover health equal to 30% of Max HP, can be triggered every 180s. If damage received causes death, health will not be recovered and the skill enters cooldown.

Assassin

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Deadly Steps (Skill Name Change) Deadly Steps Shadow Assault
Deadly Steps Lacerating strike now inflicts 20% Weak Heal effect for five seconds. This Weak Heal cannot be dispelled, and can stack with other Weak Heal effects. Enters Shadow state for 5s upon using Disappear or Fleeting Shadow, increasing movement speed by 30% with +2 Disappear level effect. If Invisible status is lost during Shadow state, increase self Crit Rate by 15%, lasts 5s.

Blademaster

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Warrior's Fervor (Skill Name Change) Warrior's Fervor Polar Combat
Polar Combat Upon suffering a single attack that deals more than 20% maximum HP damage, gets a Warrior's Fervor buff. Physical and Magic Attack are increased by 100, and Physical and Magic Defense are increased by 360. Lasts 30 seconds. Maximum 5 stacks. This effect may only be triggered once every 5 seconds. When receiving single damage exceeding 30% of max HP, confers a buff that increases Phys/Magic Atk by 200 and Phys/Magic Def by 720 for 20 seconds. (Maximum 2 stacks, 5s cooldown)

Gunslinger

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Mechanist Strengthens Mana Armor defense, increasing Defense Break Resist Rate by another 15%. With the Mechanist state, every stack of Focus now has additional 0.5% Crit Reduction Rate and 0.5% Defense Break Resist Rate

Occultist

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Dark Warden's Breath Dark Occultist's Gift grants targets in range 7% Break Essence rate.. Occultist's Gift - Dark will inflict 5% Break Essence Rate. When it explodes, inflicts Imprisonment effect causing surrounding enemies to be unable to move and have Stamina Recovery reduced by 100%, lasts 3s.

Swordmage

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Esoteric Fencing (Skill Name Change) Esoteric Fencing Withering Spellblade
Withering Spellblade Weak Heal effects caused by the Swordmage's forest-series enlightenment of Nimbus Reign and Sword Salvo can no longer be dispelled. Sword Salvo dispells enemy buff effects, while its Way of the Woods Dao's Weak Heal effect can no longer be dispelled.

Vanguard

Skill Heaven and Earth Skyward World
Thunderous Fury (Skill Name Change) Thunderous Fury Into the Breach
Withering Spellblade Under the effects of Concentrate, taking Crit Damage deals net damage (ignoring Defense but not dealing critical hits) equal to 4% of your Maximum HP to surrounding enemies within five-meter radius. 5 second cooldown. Under the effects of Concentrate, increase Physical Damage based on 0.25% of self Max HP; also acquire a Windtalker Aura, increasing movement speed of self and allies within 30m radius by 30.
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