War Pike

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War Pike Gear Render 001.png

The War Pike is a piercing and slashing weapon type in Dauntless.

Summary

A gradual build with a powerful payoff. Inflict tactical wounds to build up your meter, then pack that power into devastating mortar rounds. The more you store, the more they hurt.

Weapons

Name Power Elemental Power Perks Cell Slots Unique Effects
Recruit's War Pike Icon 001.png Recruit's War Pike 80 80 None None None None
Gnashpike Icon 001.png Raging Cruelty 100 550 None +1~3 Ragehunter Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
None
Shrike's Talon Icon 001.png Scream of the Shrike 100 550 None +1~3 Conditioning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
+100 part damage on next hit after a dodge.
Quillpike Icon 001.png Quillshot's Javelin 100 550 None +1~3 Acidic Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defense Cell
None
Skarnpike Icon 001.png Skarn's Spite 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Weighted Strikes Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
Dealing damage has a chance (based on damage dealt) to grant a stacking, refreshing 40 health shield that lasts for 12s.
Charrpike Icon 001.png Charred Spear 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Aetherhunter Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
None
Skraevpike Icon 001.png Winter Vortex 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Nimble Technique CellTechnique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
Evading drops a trio of Ice Mines on a 30 second cooldown.
Emberpike Icon 001.png Ember Pike 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Evasive Fury Technique CellTechnique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
The seventh hit in a row deals +300 wound damage
Drask Spine Icon 001.png Thundering Spear 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Aetheric Attunement Technique Cell Technique Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
20% damage vs Behemoth Tails
Nayzaga's Claw Icon 001.png Nayzaga's Fang 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Barbed Utility Cell Utility Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
+5% lifesteal vs wounded parts
Pangar's Tooth Icon 001.png Pangar's Tooth 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Weighted Strikes Technique Cell Technique Cell
Defence Cell Defence

Cell

None
Hellpike Icon 001.png Inferno's Arrow 100 550 +80 Blaze Icon.png Blaze +1~3 Overpower Power Cell Power Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
The eighth hit in quick succession deals 250 bonus damage and major blaze damage
Stormpike Icon 001.png Storm Pike 100 550 +80 Shock Icon.png Shock +1~3 Energized Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
After dodging through an attack, the next weapon attack has 300% meter gain
Kharabak's Sting Icon 001.png Kharabak's Sting 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Bladestorm Technique Cell Technique Cell
Mobility Cell Mobility Cell
None
Rezakiller Icon 001.png Spire of Dawn 100 550 +80 Radiant Icon.png Radiant +1~3 Cunning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Power Cell Power Cell
10% chance for attacks to hit twice
Shrowdpike Icon 001.png Gyre of Night 100 550 +80 Umbral Icon.png Umbral +1~3 Cunning Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
When under 20% health, deal +50% damage
Koshai's Spine Icon 001.png Sovereign's Sorrow 100 550 +80 Terra Icon.png Terra +1~3 Sharpened Power Cell Power Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
After not dealing damage for 6 seconds, the next 5 attacks deal 25% increased damage.
Stalker's Spike Icon 001.png Stalker's Spike 100 550 +80 Umbral Icon.png Umbral +1~3 Wild Frenzy Technique Cell Technique Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
Dealing damage has a chance (based on damage dealt) to generate a Shadow Orb that increases damage dealt by 2.5% for 5 seconds.
If 5 or more Orbs are present, the bonus doubles.
Valomyr's Hope Icon 001.png Valomyr's Hope 100 550 +80 Radiant Icon.png Radiant +1~3 Aetherhunter Power Cell Power Cell
Utility Cell Utility Cell
Once charged, your next attack will deal 550 bonus radiant damage. Charge rate increases with current health.
Revolution of Boreus Icon 001.png Revolution of Boreus 100 550 +80 Frost Icon.png Frost +1~3 Conditioning Power Cell Power Cell
Defence Cell Defence Cell
Using Ammo generates Frost Sprites (base on ammo quality) that cause your next attack to deal 50 bonus damage and minor frost damage. Max 4 Sprites.

Exotics

Exotic war pikes are crafted from blueprints obtained on Heroic and Heroic+ Patrols and Pursuits.

Name Power Elemental Power Perks Cell Slots Unique Effects
The Godhand Icon 001.png The Godhand 100 550 +80 Radiant Icon.png Radiant None Power Cell Power Cell
Technique Cell Technique Cell
Channel a beam that deals increasing damage, up to 200%, while it continues to hit a target.

War Pike Specials

Name Description Obtained From
Concussive Payload Icon 001.png Concussive Payload Use to convert meter into ammo. Hold to spend ammo to fire a missile that damages and can interrupt Behemoths. Available from the start.
Savage Wellspring Icon 001.png Savage Wellspring Use to convert meter into ammo. Hold to spend ammo to create an aura that buffs nearby allies with critical strike chance. Duration increases with ammo quality. War Pike Mastery level 8
Godhand Icon 001.png Godhand Use to convert meter into ammo. Hold to spend ammo to channel a beam that damages Behemoths the more it remains damaging them. Available only on The Godhand.
Reckless Leap Icon 001.png Reckless leap Press to convert meter into ammo. Hold to spend ammo and perform a flying lunge attack that deals up to 1200 damage based on distance and ammo quality Bought from Lady Luck Store for 500 Steel Marks

War Pike Mods

Name Description Obtained From
Munitions Amplifier Icon 001.png Munitions Amplifier Stored ammo quality increases slowly over time, up to max. War Pike Mastery level 6
Lightweight Shaft Icon 001.png Lightweight Shaft Pike charge attack no longer costs stamina and always critically strikes. War Pike Mastery level 10
Balanced Spearhead Icon 001.png Balanced Spearhead Increases damage dealt by 3% each time Piercing and Harvesting attacks are alternated. Resets upon combo end. War Pike Mastery level 16
Barbed Spearhead Icon 001.png Barbed Spearhead After a dodge piercing attack, gain +50% wound damage for 8 seconds Bought from Lady Luck Store for 250 Steel Marks
Executioners Spearhead Icon 001.png Executioners Spearhead Each time the Behemoth is wounded, gain +6% damage Bought from Lady Luck Store for 250 Steel Marks

War Pike Mastery Card

Objective Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8
Expose [x] Behemoth wounds with any War Pike 5 10 25 50 250 500 1,000 2,500
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any neutral War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any blaze War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any frost War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any shock War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any radiant War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Deal [x] damage to Behemoths with any umbral War Pike 50,000 100,000 250,000 500,000 2,500,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Hunt [x] Behemoths with any War Pike 2 10 20 50 100 200 500 1,000

Controls

Moves

Piercing Attacks
Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png Repeated, stationary attacks that can wound Behemoth parts.

Harvesting Attacks
Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png Forward-moving attacks that can sever Behemoth parts.

Sprinting Stab
Icon-PC-Shift.png + Icon-PC-W.png+ Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png A sprinting attack that drains stamina.

Leaping Stab
Icon-PC-Space.png Icon-PC-Left Mouse.png An airborne stab attack that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Leaping Slash
Icon-PC-Space.png Icon-PC-Right Mouse.png An airborne overhead slash that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Aetheric Conversion (Special)
Icon-PC-Q.png (Meter quantity determines ammo power) Convert your special meter into powerful, long-range ammunition.

Pike Blast (Special)
Icon-PC-Q.png Hold to bear down on your target, then release to fire a long-range shot.

Combos

Piercing Flurry
Icon-PC-Left Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Left Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Left Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Left Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Left Mouse.png (*Hold)

Aether Harvest

Icon-PC-Right Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Right Mouse.pngIcon-PC-Right Mouse.png

Moves

Piercing Attacks
Icon-XB1-X.png Repeated, stationary attacks that can wound Behemoth parts.

Harvesting Attacks
Icon-XB1-Y.png Forward-moving attacks that can sever Behemoth parts.

Sprinting Stab
Icon-XB1-RT.png + Icon-XB1-Left Stick.png + Icon-XB1-X.png A sprinting attack that drains stamina.

Leaping Stab
Icon-XB1-B.png Icon-XB1-X.png An airborne stab attack that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Leaping Slash
Icon-XB1-B.png Icon-XB1-Y.png An airborne overhead slash that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Aetheric Conversion (Special)
Icon-XB1-RB.png (Meter quantity determines ammo power) Convert your special meter into powerful, long-range ammunition.

Pike Blast (Special)
Icon-XB1-RB.png Hold to bear down on your target, then release to fire a long-range shot.

Combos

Piercing Flurry
Icon-XB1-X.pngIcon-XB1-X.pngIcon-XB1-X.pngIcon-XB1-X.pngIcon-XB1-X.png(*Hold)

Aether Harvest

Icon-XB1-Y.pngIcon-XB1-Y.pngIcon-XB1-Y.png

Moves

Piercing Attacks
Icon-PS4-Square.png Repeated, stationary attacks that can wound Behemoth parts.

Harvesting Attacks
Icon-PS4-Triangle.png Forward-moving attacks that can sever Behemoth parts.

Sprinting Stab
Icon-PS4-R2.png + Icon-PS4-Left Stick.png + Icon-PS4-Square.png A sprinting attack that drains stamina.

Leaping Stab
Icon-PS4-Circle.png Icon-PS4-Square.png An airborne stab attack that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Leaping Slash
Icon-PS4-Circle.png Icon-PS4-Triangle.png An airborne overhead slash that is executed after a roll. Counts as the first hit of a combo.

Aetheric Conversion (Special)
Icon-PS4-R1.png (Meter quantity determines ammo power) Convert your special meter into powerful, long-range ammunition.

Pike Blast(Special)
Icon-PS4-R1.png Hold to bear down on your target, then release to fire a long-range shot.

Combos

Piercing Flurry
Icon-PS4-Square.pngIcon-PS4-Square.pngIcon-PS4-Square.pngIcon-PS4-Square.pngIcon-PS4-Square.png

Aether Harvest

Icon-PS4-Triangle.pngIcon-PS4-Triangle.pngIcon-PS4-Triangle.png

Gallery

Images


Notes

The War Pike was announced in the Sharpen Your Skills: Combat Update blog