Blade Bash

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Job Ability Information
Job Samurai
Type Merit
Description Delivers an attack that can stun the target and occasionally causes Plague
Range 3.6'
Recast 00:03:00
Cumulative Enmity 1 Volatile Enmity 900
Command /ja "Blade Bash" <stnpc> 
Merit Points
Group 2 Ranks Available 5
Effect of each Rank Increases Plague duration by 15 seconds per rank beyond the first.


  • Blade Bash can be used with any 2H weapon.
  • Blade Bash does not generate TP or deal damage.
  • Plague proc rate is very high on monsters that aren't fire based.
  • Additional merits in Blade Bash reduce the recast timer by 00:02:30.
  • Oddly enough, Blade Bash will do similar damage to Weapon Bash when subbing Dark Knight.


Equipment Modifying Ability...
Equipment Piece Modifier
Saotome Kote +2 Augment-Icon.png: Extends Plague duration by 20% per merit level.