Combat skills

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Combat skills is one of the types of Skills in Shadow of War. There are 23 combat skills.

List of combat skills[edit | edit source]

Name Description
Adamant Gain an additional Last Chance attempt.
Brutal Aggression Might can be double-charged, enabling Brutal Executions which cause nearby enemies to flee in terror.
Burst of Might Gain full might on a perfect Last Chance.
Ceaseless Might Skills that require Might no longer fully deplete Might.
Critical Strike Melee attacks have a chance of causing Critical Hits for additional damage.
Elven Precision Press (Square) as your strike lands to greatly increase your chances of a Critical Strike.
Execution When your Might is full, aim at an enemy and use the skill to execute them instantly
Fatal Counter Well-timed Counters instantly kill enemy grunts. Ineffective against Captains and Beasts.
Fatal Might Successful sword strikes gain much more Might. Might fully resets after you take damage, miss an attack, or exit combat.
Fury Ground Executions (R2+ Square) enable you to unleash a flurry of blows by rapidly tapping Square before finishing an enemy, gaining Might on each it.
Grim Resolve Gain Might each time you are damaged in combat.
Ground Drain Press R2 + Circle to Drain enemies who have been knocked down.
Ground Finisher Decrease the amount of time it takes to perform a Ground Execution on downed enemies.
Mighty Reversal Gain Might from each Counter.
Perfect Counter A well-timed counter can knock down enemies (press the counter button when the prompt flashes blue).
Rain of Arrows Well-time Counters replenish 1 Elf-shot.
Reprisal Your Critical Strike chance increases s your Health is reduced.
Retaliation Time your Last Chance success perfectly to instantly kill the enemy targeting you. Does not work on Captains, Graugs, or Drakes.
Secret Might Gain Might for each kill while remaining undefeated.
Unstoppable Your Critical Strike chance increases significantly s long as your Hitstreak is above 20.
Vengeful Drain Retaliation Drains your attacker.
Wraith Execution Press (Square) to chain Executions to additional enemies. Consumes Focus for each additional target.
Wraith Shield The Wraith can Counter Enemies (Triangle) while you complete a Ground Execution (R2+ Square).