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Kidney Shot
Ability rogue kidneyshot.png
  • Kidney Shot
  • 5 yd range
  • 20 sec cooldown
  • 25 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Finishing move that stuns the target for X seconds.
Usable by
Cooldown20 sec
Improved Kidney Shot
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
Related debuff
Ability rogue kidneyshot.png
  • Kidney Shot
  • Stunned.
Does that feel...numbing? A shame you won't be around much longer to feel anything.

Kidney Shot is used to stun monsters or characters, preventing them from escaping or causing further damage to you.

Rank table

Rank Energy cost CP Stun Duration Level Cost
1 25 1 1 second 30 90s
2 2 seconds
3 3 seconds
4 4 seconds
5 5 seconds
2 25 1 2 seconds 50 3g 15s
2 3 seconds
3 4 seconds
4 5 seconds
5 6 seconds


Talent enhancement

  • Improved Kidney Shot buffs damage dealt to a kidney-shot target by 3%, 6%, or 9%.


  • Key ability of a full stunlock, Kidney Shot allows you to keep a target stunned while dishing out major damage to them.
  • Against a PvP target try to wait a second or two after the cooldown is up before using another Kidney Shot. If you Kidney Shot the target within 15 seconds of the last one (after 21 seconds) the effect is reduced to 50%.