They can disappear at will, and employ their stealth to deal explosive damage to their opponents.
Xi Shou’s are the only melee class that increases their strength with their dexterity

Attack Type: Melee

Weapon Type: Dagger

 

Skills:

 

Skill Name Required Cultivation Description
Chain Strike  Steadfast A basic two-strike combo. Causes Base weapon
damage plus 783.8 in Physical damage.True: 20% chance to gain 20 vigor on a successful hit.
Dark: Charge and Discharge times are decreased by 0.1 sec.
Rupture  Steadfast Cuts one of the target’s arteries, causing bleeding.
Deals 100% of Atk in Physical damage
and inflicts the Bleed status on the target.
Target recieves 4210.5 Physical damage over 9 sec.True: Bleed damage is increased by 35%.
Dark: Total damage over time duration decreased by 3 sec.
Sinister Strike  Steadfast A vicious thrusting attack.
Deals 100% of Atk
plus 2918.1 Physical damage.True: 30% chance to increase ASpd by 20% for 3 sec.
Dark: Cooldown reduced by 1 sec.
Aquatic Form  Cunning The caster takes on the Aquatic form,
increasing Def Rating by 10
and increasing swim speed by 80%.Skill can only be used in water. Leaving the water reverts to humanoid form.
Unpredictable Strikes  Cunning The Xi Shou strikes out with a flurry of random strikes,
doing Atk plus 1818.5 Physical damage.
Target’s MSpd is reduced by 50% for 5 sec.Use requires 30 Vigor.

True: Atk Rating increased by 10 for 5 sec.
Dark: 40% chance to decrease target’s MSpd by 90% for 5 sec.

Stealth  Cunning The Tideborne Xi Shou’s signature skill; causes the user to blend into the
shadows, increasing Stealth Level 10. Opponents with Stealth
Detection less than the Xi Shou’s Stealth Level cannot see the character.
While in Stealth state, 15 MP is spent every second.
Skill can only be used while Not in Combat.True: 3 less MP spent per tick in Stealth state.
Dark: Discharge time reduced by 0.5 sec.
Lethality Cunning Focuses energy, increasing Critical Damage
cap by 30% for 30 sec.True: Duration increased to 30 min.
Cooldown tine decreased to 8 sec.
Critical Damage cap decreased to 20%.
Dark: Critical Damage cap increased to 40%.
Wind Rider   Cunning Steps into the wind currents, increasing caster’s
MSpd by 100% for 10 sec.True: Cooldown reduced by 10 sec.
Dark: Skill effects last an additional 3 sec.
Gouge  Attuned A cheap shot to the target’s eyes that causes
Atk plus 759.2 Physical damage.
95% chance to put the target to sleep for 5 sec.Use requires 50 Vigor.

True: Cooldown reduced by 2 sec.
Dark: A successful hit will always put the target to Sleep.

Diamond Warrior’s Chant Attuned Increases the caster’s chance to evade damage
from skills by 25% for 60 sec.Diamond Warrior’s Chant and Wisdom King’s Chant share the same 90 sec. cooldown.
 
True: Damage evasion chance increased by 8%.
Dark: Additional 20% chance to evade negative status effects.
Deadshot  Attuned Throws a hidden dagger at the target, dealing
Atk plus 693.3 Physical damage
and a 70% chance to interrupt skill use.True: Cooldown reduced by 5 sec.
Dark: Skill interrupt chance increased by 30%.
Unbalancing Strike  Lucid The Xi Shou sweeps the target, unbalancing it.
causing 100% Atk plus
3975.8 Physical damage.
Target’s ASpd is reduced by 50% for 30 sec.True: Target’s Max HP is reduced by 10% for 10 sec.
Dark: Target’s ASpd is reduced by an additional 15%.
Vanish Lucid The Xi Shou suspends all vital signs, increasing Stealth Level
by 10. Opponents with Stealth Detection less than
the Xi Shou’s Stealth Level cannot see the character.
While in Improved Stealth state, 15 MP is spent per second.Activating this skill adds 1 Chi.

True: Removes negative status effects as if Dispelled.
Dark: Cooldown decreased by 15 sec.

Leglock  Lucid A close-quarters takedown maneuver, causing
Atk plus 2772.3 Physical damage.
Target is Paralyzed for 9 sec. and gains 50 vigor.True: Paralyze duration increased by 2 sec.
Dark: Target’s MSpd is reduced by 50% for 20 sec.
Shadowstep  Lucid The Xi Shou transports himself through the shadows
and teleports directly beside the target.
Skill cannot be used on certain maps.Use requires 20 Vigor.

True: Skill costs 10 less vigor.
Dark: Range increased to 35 m.

Dagger Mastery   Lucid All Dagger attacks gain 60% additional damage.

True: Damage bonus increased to 90%.
Dark: Crit rate of all Dagger attacks increased by 2%.

Sense Mastery  Lucid Increases Stealth Detection by 30.
Stealth Mastery  Lucid Increases Stealth Rating by 20.
Thirst for Blood  Enigmatic A forbidden skill of the Tideborne, due to its addictive properties.
All allies within 10m gain the Thirst for Blood buff, which causes
all successful melee attacks made to restore 2% of damage dealt
as HP for the attacker. This buff last 1800 sec.Buff only affects Wu Xia, Yao Shou and Xi Shou characters.
Only Melee attacks will cause the drain effect.

True: Damage converted into HP percentage increased to 3%.
Dark: Eva increased by 50% for 18 sec. after skill activation.

Strangling Strike   Enigmatic A quick jab to the throat, causing
100% of Atk plus 4894.1 Physical damage.
95% chance to interrupt target’s
skill use and placing the Seal status on
the target for 4 sec.Use requires 1 Chi.

True: Seal and interrupt effects will always occur.
Dark: 25% chance to do 25% increased damage.
This effect stacks with Wrath of Heaven effect.
Does not stack with Water-Parting Strike or Soul Shatter.

Cheat Death Enigmatic The Xi Shou contains his soul and prevents it from escaping.
The first fatal blow in the next 120 seconds does not kill the
Xi Shou, instead reducing the character to 20% HP.True: Skill duration increased by 30 sec.
Dark: HP Recovery from fatal blow increased to 35%.
Benthic Shards  Enigmatic Coats the caster’s weapon in ice from the deep sea, reducing
ASpd by 100%. Atk Rating is increased by 30 for 10 min.True: Atk Rating is increased by another 5 points.
Dark: ASpd is reduced by 70% instead.
Chaotic Steps     Enigmatic The Xi Shou begins moving in a very chaotic pace, increasing
caster’s MSpd by 100% and becoming immune to Stun,
Paralyze and other movement-restricting effects for 10 sec.Use requires 1 Chi.

True: Duration of skill effect increased by 2 sec.
Dark: Eva increased by 80% for 10 sec.

Land Mine Forbidding Drops a land mine at the feet of the target, causing all opponents
within 8 m. to receive Physical damage equal to 400% of Atk.True: Damage increased to 430%
Dark: Area of effect increased by 2 m.
Focused Strikes  Forbidding Strikes that improve the Xi Shou’s concentration.
Target recieves 100% of Atk
plus 3442.4 Physical damage.
Recover 150 vigor.This attack always hits.

True: Recover an additional 180 vigor.
Dark: Cooldown reduced by 5 sec.

Water-Parting Strike Sinister An abrupt attack against the defenses of all opponents around 8 m.
Causes Physical damage equal to 3485.1 of Atk.
All affected targets receive extra 30% damage
from all attacks received over 8 sec.
This skill stacks with the Wu Xia skill Wrath of Heaven.
This skill does not stack with the Spirit Skill Soul Shatter.Use requires 2 Chi.

True: Additional damage received by affected targets increased to 50%.
Dark: Additional damage received duration increased by 7 sec.

Execute  Sinister A powerful attack to the target’s vital points,
causing 100% of Atk plus
6716.9 Physical damage.
Target is Stunned for 5 sec.Use requires 2 Chi.

True: 50% chance to cost 1 Chi.
Dark: Stun duration increased by 1 sec.

Remorseless Strike   Sinister The Xi Shou deliberately seeks out vital points with his attacks,
Causing Base Atk plus 2737.9 Physical damage.
Crit chance is increased by 40% for 8 sec.Use requires 2 Chi.

True: Crit chance increased by an additional 10%.
Dark: 30% chance to Paralyze the target for 3 sec.

Wisdom King’s Chant  Sinister Increases the caster’s chance to evade status effects
by 50% for 60 sec.Diamond Warrior’s Chant and Wisdom King’s Chant share the same 90 sec. cooldown.

True: Status Effect evasion chance increased by 16%.
Dark: Additional 10% chance to evade damage from attacks.

Adrenaline Rush   Sinister Increases battle potential. Gain 200 Vigor.

True: 30% chance to gain an additional 100 vigor.
Dark: Recover 10% of Max HP.

Hundred-Pace Rush  Sinister Range: 21.5 m
MP Cost: 80
The Xi Shou focuses all power into a single step,
rushing to the target in a blink of the eye.
The impact Stuns the target for 3 sec.
Skill cannot be used on certain maps.Use requires 1 Chi.

True: Cooldown decreased by 30 sec.
Dark: Stun duration increased by 2 sec.

Tortoise’s Rest  Mahayana Gathers the force of nature to invigorate oneself,
increasing the amount of HP recovered over time.
20 MP is spent per second this spell is chaneled.
6% of caster’s Max HP is recovered per second.
Chaneling lasts until caster’s MP runs out or until cancelled. (Esc)
Frost Thorn  Mahayana Condenses frost out of the air and hurls it at a target, causing Atk plus 1817.4 in
Physical damage and reducing target’s MSpd by 50% for 5 sec.
Also causes 50% of Atk in Water damage over 10 sec.
Chains of Spite Mahayana The Xi Shou focuses his spite against an enemy,
causing a portion of all damage received (except
damage dealt by the target) to affect the target as well.Skill lasts 10 sec.
Damage dealt depends on the difference between
Caster’s and affected targets’ Spirit
Against players of equal level, the success chance is
about 15%-35%.

Target must be within 45 m. of the Xi Shou.
Use requires 2 Chi

Chains of Hatred Mahayana The Xi Shou focuses his hatred against an enemy,
causing a portion of all damage received (except
damage dealt by the target) to affect the target as well.Skill lasts 15 sec.
Damage dealt depends on the difference between
Caster’s and affected targets’ Spirit
Against players of equal level, the success chance is
about 20%-60%.

Target must be within 45 m. of the Xi Shou.
Use requires 2 Chi

Eclipse Mahayana All party members within 12 m.
will enter Stealth mode for 5 sec.Use requires 1 Chi
Spoils of Victory  Mahayana Spoils of Victory is permanently in effect upon learning this skill.
Size Up Mahayana Knowing oneself is fine and good, but sometimes
it is more important to know your opponent.
The Xi Shou can size up an enemy target,
displaying the target’s Inventory Window.Use requires 30 vigor
Venom Slash Mahayana The Xi Shou slashes at all enemies in his front arc,
dealing base Atk in Physical damage and applying
Poison to affected targets, dealing 9300
plus 300% of base Atk in Wood damage over 30 sec.Use requires 30 vigor
Disruption  Immortal or Demon A lightning-quick blow that causes base Atk plus
3834.1 in Physical damage.
Cancels target’s spellcasting and for the next 3 sec.
Target’s Cast Speed is reduced by 30%.
Blood Frenzy  Immortal or Demon The Xi Shou’s rediscovered skill is more potent than Thirst for Blood. Every time
the Xi Shou makes a melee attack, 20% of the damage is converted into HP.
Thirst for Blood effect lasts 20 sec.Skill effects only occur when using melee weapons.

 

Primal Skills:

 

Skill Required Cultivation Description
Ω Elimination Diabolic Go in for a killing strike, immobilizing the target for 3 seconds and dealing 320% of base physical damage. Causes the target to bleed profusely for 6 seconds, dealing an additional 900% of weapon damage.
Dark: reduces the bleed duration by 3 seconds.
Ω Life Hunter Diabolic Imbue your daggers with dark magic and thrust them twice into your enemy, dealing base physical damage plus 200% of weapon damage plus 11755 per hit. Reduces the target’s Attack Rate by 50% for 30 seconds.

Dark: reduces non-player targets’ Attack Rate by 65%.
Dark: reduces player targets’ Attack Rate by 125%.

Ω Chill of the Deep Diabolic Draw upon the frigid depths of the ocean, reducing your Attack Rate by 70% and increasing your Attack Level by 35. Lasts 10 minutes.

Dark: only reduces Attack Rate by 70%.

Ω Cursed Jail Infernal Attack the enemy’s pressure points with a flurry of precision attacks, stunning the target for 7 seconds and dealing double base physical damage plus 750% of weapon damage plus 14994. Slows the target for 10 seconds, reducing speed by 60%.
Dark: increases the stun duration to 7 seconds.
ɸ Elimination Sublime Go in for a killing strike, immobilizing the target for 3 seconds and dealing 320% of base physical damage. Causes the target to bleed profusely for 9 seconds, dealing an additional 935% of weapon damage.
True: increases the Bleed damage by 35%.
ɸ Life Hunter Sublime Imbue your daggers with dark magic and thrust them twice into your enemy, dealing base physical damage plus 200% of weapon damage plus 11755 per hit. Reduces the target’s Attack Rate by 50% for 30 seconds.
True: also lowers the target’s maximum Health by 10% for 10 seconds.
ɸ Chill of the Deep Sublime Draw upon the frigid depths of the ocean, reducing your Attack Rate by 100% and increasing your Attack Level by 40. Lasts 10 minutes.
True: increases Attack Level by 40.
ɸ Cursed Jail Enlightened Attack the enemy’s pressure points with a flurry of precision attacks, stunning the target for 6 seconds and dealing double base physical damage plus 750% of weapon damage plus 14994. Slows the target for 10 seconds, reducing speed by 60%.
True: has a 50% chance to only cost 1 Spark

 

Homestead Skills:

 

Skill Required Cultivation Description
Σ Frost Thorn Mahayana Pour all of your power into a single dagger thrust, dealing base physical damage plus 400% of weapon damage plus 1817.4.
Reduces the target’s speed by 50% for 5 seconds, and deals
50% of weapon damage as Water damage over 10 seconds.
♓ Spirit of Xi Shou Mahayana Apply your mastery of the shadows of the ancient Xi Shou to instantly vanish from sight for 8 seconds, increasing your
Stealth Level by 12. If your Stealth ends while
this effect is still active, you will re-enter
Stealth within 2 seconds. Removes the cooldown on Deadshot and reduces your Attack Speed by 200%
Ω Dark Focused Strikes Diabolic Attack the enemy with a powerful upward
thrust of your daggers, slashing with
the force of a dragon’s claws. Deals
base physical damage plus 200% of weapon
damage plus 6415. Never misses.Demon version reduces the cooldown by 5 seconds.
Ω Dark Land Mine Diabolic Detonate the ground beneath all targets
within 10 meters, dealing base physical
damage plus 500% of weapon damage.Increases Range by 2 meters.
Σ Disruption Demon Slash at your foe with a strike that inhibits magic. Deals
base physical damage plus 400% of weapon damage plus 3834 and interrupts the target’s channeling. Dampens the target’s spellcasting powers for 3 seconds, increasing channeling time by 30%.
Φ True Focused Strikes Sublime Attack the enemy with a powerful upward
thrust of your daggers, slashing with
the force of a dragon’s claws. Deals
base physical damage plus 200% of weapon
damage plus 6415. Never misses.Immortal version generates 180 Vigor.
Φ True Land Mine Sublime Detonate the ground beneath all targets
within 8 meters, dealing base physical
damage plus 30% of weapon damage.Immortal version deals 30% of weapon damage.