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Job Ability Information
Job Warrior
Type Level  
Level Obtained 60
Description Allows you to counterattack but reduces movement speed.
Duration 00:03:00
Recast 00:03:00
Cumulative Enmity 1 Volatile Enmity 80
Command /ja "Retaliation" <me> 
Job Points
Category Retaliation Effect Ranks Available 20
Effect of each Rank Increase chance by 1%.


  • Either a 40% flat rate or a 20-50% Retaliation rate, based on main-hand delay. See references.
  • Proc system is very similar to Counter, but does not negate damage and does reward TP for successful Retaliations.
    • Does not generate Enmity or put the user on the monster hate list. Must be facing the monster.
    • Retaliation cannot proc on an attack blocked with a shield.
  • -14% Movement Speed but is a different term then Movement Gear.
    • With Retaliation up and wearing +12% in gear you will be at -4%.


Equipment Modifying Ability...
Equipment Piece Modifier
Ravager's Calligae +1 +10% Damage to Retaliations
Ravager's Calligae +2 +20% Damage to Retaliations
Boii Calligae +22% Damage to Retaliations
Boii Calligae +1 +25% Damage to Retaliations
Pummler's Mufflers +15% Damage to Retaliations
Pummeler's Mufflers +1 +15% Damage to Retaliations