The Elder Scrolls Online: Weapon Skills – Two Handed

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Two Handed Abilities
Ultimate AbilitiesActive AbilitiesPassive Abilities

Two Handed is one of the six weapon skills available in Elder Scrolls Online. You can advance through this skill line by equipping a two-handed weapon. Two Handed weapons have an associated skill line that is revealed through use of a Two-Handed weapon. Known abilities are listed below.


Ultimate Abilities
These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Berserker Strike Ultimate Two-Handed
Rank 50
150 Ultimate Instant 5m range
(Enemy)
Berserker Strike

  • Strike an enemy with a Vicious Blow, dealing 3397 Physical Damage. This attack ignores the target’s Mitigation and grants you Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance equal to the amount ignored for 8 seconds.
Skill Morph Onslaught (Berserker Strike Rank IV) 150 Ultimate Instant 5m range
(Enemy)
Onslaught (Morph)

  • Strike an enemy with a Vicious Blow, dealing 3495 Physical Damage. This attack ignores the target’s Mitigation and grants you Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance equal to the amount ignored for 8 seconds. Killing an enemy with this ability immediately refunds the Ultimate cost.
  • Killing an enemy with this ability immediately refunds the Ultimate cost.
Skill Morph Berserker Rage (Berserker Strike Rank IV) 150 Ultimate Instant 5m range
(Enemy)
Berserker Rage (Morph)

  • Strike an enemy with a Vicious Blow, dealing 3495 Physical Damage. This attack ignores the target’s Mitigation and grants you Physical Resistance and Spell Resistance equal to the amount ignored for 8 seconds. You are Immune to all Disabling, Snare, and Immobilization effects for the duration.
  • You are immune to all disabling, snare, and immobilization effects for the duration.


Active Abilities
These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost.

Skill Skill Type Unlock Cost Cast Time
(Duration)
Range/Radius
(Target)
Uppercut Active Two Handed
Rank 14
3240 Stamina 1s 7m range
(Enemy)
Uppercut

  • Slam an enemy with an Upward Swing, dealing 2817 Physical Damage.
Skill Morph Dizzying Swing (Uppercut Rank IV) 3240 Stamina 1s 7m range
(Enemy)
Dizzying Swing (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with an Upward Swing, dealing 2899 Physical Damage, Stunning them for 3.5 seconds, and knocking them back 4 meters.
  • Stuns and knocks back the enemy hit.
Skill Morph Wrecking Blow (Uppercut Rank IV) 3240 Stamina 1s 7m range
(Enemy)
Wrecking Blow (Morph)

  • Slam an enemy with an Upward Swing, dealing 2899 Physical Damage. Grants you Empower for 5 seconds, increasing the damage of your next attack by 20%.
  • Grants you Empower, increasing the damage of your next attack.
Critical Charge Active Two Handed
Rank 4
3780 Stamina Instant 3.5 – 22m range
(Enemy)
Critical Charge

  • Launch across the earth and Smash an enemy, dealing 1312 Physical Damage. This attack is always a Critical Strike.
Skill Morph Stampede (Critical Charge Rank IV) 3780 Stamina Instant 3.5 – 22m range
(Enemy)
Stampede (Morph)

  • Launch across the earth and Smash an enemy, dealing 1351 Physical Damage and reducing their Movement Speed by 60% for 8 seconds. This attack is always a Critical Strike.
  • Reduces the enemy’s Movement Speed.
Skill Morph Critical Rush (Critical Charge Rank IV) 3780 Stamina Instant 3.5 – 22m range
(Enemy)
Critical Rush (Morph)

  • Launch across the earth and Smash an enemy, dealing 1354 Physical Damage. Deals up to 68% more damage based on the distance traveled. This attack is always a Critical Strike.
  • Deals more damage based on the distance traveled.
Cleave Active Two Handed
Rank 2
3240 Stamina Instant 7m radius
(Cone)
Cleave

  • Swat enemies in front of you with a Mighty Swing, dealing 973 Physical Damage and causing them to Bleed for an additional 1708 Physical Damage over 10 seconds.
Skill Morph Carve (Cleave Rank IV) 3240 Stamina Instant 7m radius
(Cone)
Carve (Morph)

  • Swat enemies in front of you with a Mighty Swing, dealing 1004 Physical Damage and causing them to Bleed for an additional 1708 Physical Damage over 10 seconds. You also gain Minor Heroism, granting you 1 Ultimate every 1.5 seconds for 9 seconds.
  • Grants Minor Heroism, increasing your Ultimate generation.
Skill Morph Brawler (Cleave Rank IV) 3240 Stamina Instant 7m radius
(Cone)
Brawler (Morph)

  • Swat enemies in front of you with a Mighty Swing, dealing 1001 Physical Damage and causing them to Bleed for an additional 1708 Physical Damage over 10 seconds. You also gain a Damage Shield that absorbs 682 Damage for 8 seconds. Each enemy hit increases the Damage Shield’s strength by 100%.
  • Grants a Damage Shield which increases in strength for each enemy hit.
Reverse Slash Active Two Handed
Rank 20
2970 Stamina Instant 5m range
(Enemy)
Reverse Slash

  • Spin around and Strike an enemy down, dealing 970 Physical Damage. Deals up to 300% more damage to enemies with less than 50% Health.
Skill Morph Reverse Slice (Reverse Slash Rank IV) 2970 Stamina Instant 5m range
(Area)
Reverse Slice (Morph)

  • Spin around and Strike an enemy down, dealing 970 Physical Damage. Deals up to 300% more damage to enemies with less than 50% Health. Other enemies nearby take 65% of the damage inflicted to the primary target.
  • Other enemies nearby take a percentage of the damage inflicted to the primary target.
Skill Morph Executioner (Reverse Slash Rank IV) 2970 Stamina Instant 5m range
(Enemy)
Executioner (Morph)

  • Spin around and Strike an enemy down, dealing 970 Physical Damage. Deals up to 350% more damage to enemies with less than 50% Health.
  • Increases the amount of bonus damage dealt to low health targets.
Momentum Active Two Handed
Rank 38
4051 Stamina Instant
(33s)

(Self)
Momentum

  • Focus your strength to gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage by 20% for 33 seconds. You heal for 283 Health every 2 seconds while active.
Skill Morph Forward Momentum (Momentum Rank IV) 2971 Stamina Instant
(33s)

(Self)
Forward Momentum (Morph)

  • Focus your strength to gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage by 20% for 33 seconds. You heal for 283 Health every 2 seconds while active. Activating this ability removes all Snares and Immobilizations from you and grants Immunity to them for 8 seconds.
  • Reduces the cost and provides a brief immunity to snares and immobilizations.
Skill Morph Rally (Momentum Rank IV) 4051 Stamina Instant
(33s)

(Self)
Rally (Morph)

  • Focus your strength to gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage by 20% for 33 seconds. You heal for 283 Health every 2 seconds while active, and an additional 437 Health when Rally expires. The final heal is increased by up to 564%, in proportion to the length of time Rally has been active.
  • Also heals you when the effect expires.


Passive Abilities
Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
Forceful
Forceful
5 I With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Your Light Attacks and Heavy Attacks damage up to 2 other nearby enemies for 13% of the damage inflicted to the primary target.
34 II With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Your Light Attacks and Heavy Attacks damage up to 2 other nearby enemies for 25% of the damage inflicted to the primary target.
Heavy Weapons
Heavy Weapons
10 I
  • Grants a bonus based on the type of weapon equipped: Swords increase your damage done by 3%. Axes grant your melee attacks 8% chance to apply a Bleed dealing 2308 Physical Damage over 6 seconds. Maces cause your attacks to ignore 10% of your target’s Physical Resistance.
25 II
  • Grants a bonus based on the type of weapon equipped: Swords increase your damage done by 5%. Axes grant your melee attacks 16% chance to apply a Bleed dealing 2308 Physical Damage over 6 seconds. Maces cause your attacks to ignore 20% of your target’s Physical Resistance.
Balanced Blade
Balanced Blade
17 I With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Reduces the Stamina cost of your Two-Handed abilities by 10%.
28 II With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Reduces the Stamina cost of your Two-Handed abilities by 20%.
Follow Up
Follow Up
30 I With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Your successful fully-charged Heavy Attacks increase the damage of your next attack by 5% for 7 seconds.
46 II With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Your successful fully-charged Heavy Attacks increase the damage of your next attack by 10% for 7 seconds.
Battle Rush
Battle Rush
41 I With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Increases your Stamina Recovery by 15% for 10 seconds after killing a target.
50 II With Two-Handed weapon equiped:

  • Increases your Stamina Recovery by 30% for 10 seconds after killing a target.
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