For the combat mechanic in Dragon Age: Origins, see Combat mechanics (Origins)#Backstab.

Backstab is a rogue talent from the Dual Weapon tree in Dragon Age II.

Information[edit | edit source]

  • Physical damage: 2.3x
  • Physical force: 2x

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Perforate Perforate
Requires: Level 6
Backstab now cools down more quickly, allowing the rogue to use it more frequently.

Cooldown: -5s (total: 10s)
Murder Murder
Requires: Level 8
Requires: 3 points in Dual Weapon
The rogue now exploits weakness in an opponent's defenses when using Backstab to inflict extra damage.

Critical Chance: 100%

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Activation is a fixed stamina value.
  • Because Backstab teleports the rogue behind a target, enemies currently attacking the rogue may miss.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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