Carving Mantis is a stance mod for Dual Swords type weapons. It combines strong slashes and quick stabs while keeping forward momentum.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos

Combo Name Button Combination Length
Rapid Incisions
Default Melee Attack
200%
100% Slash b.svg
Default Melee Attack
300% Lifted b.svg
Default Melee Attack
300% Impact b.svg
Default Melee Attack
300% Impact b.svgSlash b.svg
Default Melee Attack
200%
Default Melee Attack
200% Slash b.svgKnockdown b.svg
3.9s
Ambush Predator
Default Melee Attack
100%
Default Melee Attack
3x 100%
Default Melee Attack
2x 100%
Default Melee Attack
200% Impact b.svg
Default Melee Attack
300% Impact b.svg
2.35s
Up +
Biting Mandibles
Default Melee Attack
4x 100%
Default Melee Attack
200% Impact b.svg
200% Slash b.svg
Default Melee Attack
400% Knockdown b.svg
2.45s
Block +
Dire Courtship
Default Melee Attack
2x 200% Impact b.svg
Default Melee Attack
2x 200% Knockdown b.svg
1.2s
(Up + Block) +
Northern Coil
Heavy Attack
2x 250% Knockdown b.svg
Heavy Attack
2x 250% Knockdown b.svg
N/A
(Heavy Attack)
Trimming Flowers
360° Attack
200% Impact b.svg
N/A
(While Sliding)
Red Soil
Default Melee Attack
2x 200% Impact b.svg
Default Melee Attack
200% Impact b.svg
Default Melee Attack
2x 200% Knockdown b.svg
N/A
(While In Air)
Weightless Steel
Default Melee Attack
300% Knockdown b.svg
N/A
(While Wall Latching)
Mirrored Spike
Default Melee Attack
2x 800% Slash b.svg
N/A
(On Knocked

Down
 Enemy)
360° Attack 360° Attack   Slam Slam Attack   Ranged Ranged Attack
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Key Inputs
Default Melee Attack Basic Melee  (PC default LMB or E)
Heavy Attack Heavy Attack  (PC default MMB)
Block Block  (PC default RMB)
Up Forward Movement  (PC default W)
Multipliers and Hits
Default Melee Attack
200%
 Attack does double damage 
Default Melee Attack
2x 100%
 Attack hits twice 
Exclusive Procs
Impact b.svg Impact or Stagger 
Knockdown b.svg Knockdown 
Lifted b.svg Lifted 
Ragdoll b.svg Ragdoll 
Finisher Front, Back, or Ground Finisher 
Impaired b.png Impair (PvP only) 
Shaded rows are combos shared across all stances of the weapon type.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Many of the attacks do bonus Slash b.svg Slash damage.
    • The last 5 attacks of Rapid Incisions do 25% bonus Slash b.svg Slash damage.
    • Every attack of Ambush Predator except the first two hits of the second attack do 25% bonus Slash b.svg Slash damage.
    • The first and third attack of Biting Mandibles do 25% bonus Slash b.svg Slash damage.

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