Sacred 2:Battle Stance

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Sera_5.gif buffSEbs.gif This Combat Art is a (Buff)

Increases attack and defense values as well as weapon damage.


Sera_AspS_01.png - Exalted Warrior

Innate Abilities (Lvl 1)


See also: Sacred 2:Combat Art Modifications
MODicons_12.gif Bronze
  • Premonition - Further increase attack value. (12.5% + 2.5% per Combat Art level increase)
  • Aggression - Further increases weapon damage output. (5% + 1% per Combat Art level increase)

MODicons_10.gif Silver
  • Drill - Reduces the energy cost of Battle Stance. (Relative reduction of the Regeneration Time penalty. ~33.8% reduction at CA level 1, 50% at CA level 50, 60% at CA level 100)
  • Flexibility - Chance to evade weapon attacks. (20% + 0.2% per Combat Art level chance)

MODicons_08.gif Gold
Battle Stance without Modifications

Skills and Attributes

The following skills will affect this combat art:

  • Tactics Lore - increases the damage bonus, allows for modifications to this combat art.

The following attributes will affect this combat art:

  • Stamina will lower the regeneration time penalty

Usage Strategies

  • Crucial for melee fighters - keep activated at all times.
  • Suggested Modification:
    • Bronze: Premonition, with the extra attack value a player will hit hit more often, significantly increasing steady damage output (DPS).
    • Silver: Drill, without this, a player's other Combat Arts may be significantly crippled regarding regeneration time if this Combat Art is raised to high level.
    • Gold: Idol should be chosen if playing with others, Retaliation if not. The low chance of the retaliation limits it's usefulness, but if a player is not playing with others Idol may be useless.
  • Note that, like all CA's in the Exalted Warrior aspect, casting speed is determined by weapon speed, and can be boosted by weapon lore skills and +% attack speed. Likewise, the casting speed will be penalized by wielding a weapon with too high a level. Even so, casting speed is probably not very important if Battle Stance is not going to be recast often or cast in battle.
  • Note: In the console version, this Buff will create issues with scrolling in the Bonus Overview. The issues disappear when the Buff is deactivated.

Pros and Cons


  • Increased overall combat skill
  • Permanent


  • Without Drill, the regeneration for all other Combat Arts will be significantly lengthened.

Stats Chart

  • Attack value is increased by 25 + 5*Combat Art - Level percent and 37.5 + 7.5*Combat Art - Level percent with Premonition.
  • Defense value is increased by 25 + 5*Combat Art - Level percent.
  • Weapon damage modifier is increased by 10 + 2*Combat Art - Level percentage points.

Retaliation stats:

CA level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 30 50
Reflect, +%: 20.1 21.2 22.6 23.7 24.8 26 27.1 28.1 29.1 30.1 31.1 32 32.9 33.7 45 55

See Also