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Assassination is a Nightblade skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.[1]  [2]


Ultimate AbilitiesEdit

  • Death Stroke: Deals damage to the target and reduces their incoming healing. The damage dealt is increased by the Ultimate pool.

Active AbilitiesEdit

  • Assassin's Blade: Deals moderate damage with a large damage multiplier when used against low health enemies.
  • Teleport Strike: Teleports directly to the target, dealing damage and stunning them for a short duration.
  • Blur: A medium duration self buff that gives attackers a percentage based miss chance when attacking the player.
  • Mark Target: Places a mark on a high-health target; while the target is marked, the player deals extra damage to the target. Killing the marked target will heal the player.
  • Haste: Increases the attack speed of normal and power attacks for a moderate duration.

Passive AbilitiesEdit

  • Master Assassin: Deals increased damage while stealthed or invisible. Successful sneak attacks stun for longer.
  • Executioner: Killing an enemy with an Assassination ability restores some Magicka.
  • Pressure Points: Increases the player's critical strike chance for every Assassination ability on their current hotbar.
  • Hemorrhage: Increases the player's bonus critical strike damage for each Assassination ability on their current hotbar.


  1. September 6, 2013. Tamriel Foundry Skill Overview - Nightblades, Races, Weapons!
  2. October 4, 2013. Tamriel Foundry Skill Overview: Nightblade

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