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Overview[]

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Ninja Blade is a Stalker primary power set in City Of Villains and it is derived from the Scrapper's Katana powerset in City Of Heroes.

Wield a Ninja Blade and master a variety of powerful Lethal attacks. A quick and elegant weapons, the Ninja Blade can reduce an enemy's Defense. The Ninja Blade is a fine blade that always has a bonus to Accuracy. Like all Stalker primary attack powers, Ninja Blade attacks can land a Critical Hit for double damage, if you are properly Hidden or if your target is Slept or Held.

Power Tables[]

The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
Katana Hack.png Sting of the Wasp 1 Melee, Moderate Damage (Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Katana Slash.png Gambler's Cut 1 Melee, Minor Damage (Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Katana Slice.png Flashing Steel 2 Melee (Cone), Moderate Damage (Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Katana AssassinBlade.png Assassin's Blade 6 Melee, Special Damage (Lethal)
Katana BuildUp.png Build Up 8 Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Katana Placate.png Placate 12 Ranged, Foe Placate, Self Stealth/Hide
Katana Parry.png Divine Avalanche 18 Melee, Minor Damage (Lethal), Self: +Defense (Melee, Lethal)
Katana Disembowel.png Soaring Dragon 26 Melee, Superior Damage (Lethal), Foe: Knockup
Katana HeadSplitter.png Golden Dragonfly 32 Melee, Extreme Damage (Lethal), Foe: Knockback, -Defense

Powers[]

The following powers are in the Ninja Blade powerset.

Katana AssassinBlade.png Assassin's Blade[]

A signature Stalker attack. This attack does moderate lethal damage on its own as a frontal attack. However, if it is executed while you are Hidden, this attack will do tremendous damage, as you impale your unsuspecting foe. This attack may be interrupted if you move or are attacked while executing this power.

Damage Special
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 6 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Special Damage (Lethal)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

Katana BuildUp.png Build Up[]

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increasing your Accuracy.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 8 (Stalker)
Effects Self +Damage, + Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff

Katana Parry.png Divine Avalanche[]

You can use your Ninja Blade to parry incoming melee attacks and then quickly return the favor. Divine Avalanche does minor damage, but every successful hit will increase your Defense against melee and lethal attacks for a short while.

Damage Minor
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 18 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Minor Damage (Lethal)
Self +Defense (Melee, Lethal)
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buffs
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost

Katana Slice.png Flashing Steel[]

You swing your Ninja Blade in a wide arc in front of you, slicing multiple foes with lethal damage. This attack can reduce a target's Defense, making him easier to hit. If executed while hidden, all affected targets have a chance to be hit with a Critical for extra damage.

Damage Moderate
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 2 (Stalker)
Effects Melee (Cone)
Moderate Damage (Lethal)
Foe -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

Katana Slash.png Gambler's Cut[]

You perform a quick slash with your Ninja Blade. This attack is very fast, but deals only minor lethal damage. This attack can reduce a target's Defense, making him easier to hit.

Damage Minor
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 1 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Minor Damage (Lethal)
Foe -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

Katana HeadSplitter.png Golden Dragonfly[]

You perform a devastating Golden Dragonfly attack that deals a massive amount of lethal damage and can even knock a foe down to the ground and reduce his Defense. The power of this attack can actually extend a short distance through multiple foes. If executed while hidden, only some affected targets may be hit with a Critical, however, there is a chance you may land a Critical hit with Golden Dragonfly even if you are not Hidden.

Damage Extreme
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 32 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Extreme Damage (Lethal)
Foe Knockback
Foe -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

Katana Placate.png Placate[]

Allow you to trick a foe to no longer attack you. A Successful Placate will also Hide you. This Hide is very brief, and offers no Defense bonus, but it will allow you to deliver a Critical Hit or an Assassins Blade. However, if you attack a Placated Foe, he will be able to attack you back.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 12 (Stalker)
Effects Ranged
Foe Placate
Self Stealth/Hide
Enhancements TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate

Katana Disembowel.png Soaring Dragon[]

You perform a powerful Soaring Dragon maneuver that deals a great amount of lethal damage, and can knock a target up into the air. This attack can reduce a target's Defense, making him easier to hit.

Damage Superior
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 26 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Superior Damage (Lethal)
Foe Knockup
Foe -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

Sometimes a tiny bump in your attack chain as they may land just out of melee range, but the damage is worth it.

Katana Hack.png Sting of the Wasp[]

You perform a standard attack with your Ninja Blade. This attack is slower than Gambler's Cut, but deals more lethal damage. Sting of the Wasp can reduce a target's Defense, making him easier to hit.

Damage Moderate
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 1 (Stalker)
Effects Melee
Moderate Damage (Lethal)
Foe -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff.png Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy

External Links[]

Ninja Blade for Stalkers at RedTomax.com

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