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Covert Strike is an Active Physical Skill that allows Scarlett to use a Spear and Shield weapon to attack an enemy with a riposte from behind the protection of the shield. She must channel some of her Necromantic Power into this special attack. The slam causes extra damage to the enemy's Health, and can be delivered from the defensive stance of the Shield Block, where Scarlett herself is safe from Sword or Spear attacks.

Covert Strike has six Level of Mastery, each increasing the total damage to the enemies' Health at the cost of slightly more Mental Energy.

Covert Strike
Level of
Mental Energy
1 25 15 ME 0 sec 0 sec
2 30 18 ME 0 sec 0 sec
3 36 21 ME 0 sec 0 sec
4 43 25 ME 0 sec 0 sec
5 51 31 ME 0 sec 0 sec
6 62 37 ME 0 sec 0 sec

Covert Strike is an Active Skill. It needs to be placed on the QuickBar so it can be used. If no enemy is in range, then the attack fails and the Mental Energy is wasted. Covert Strike can only be used while Scarlett is wielding a Spear and Shield.

Scarlett can learn the Covert Strike Physical Skill (or increase her Level of Mastery) from any of several of the Physical Skill Teachers she meets: Ulrik, Abd el Malik and Akbah.

Scarlett can only learn this Physical Skill after she has learned its prerequisite, Shield Block, and has accumulated sufficient Skill Points.