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Killing Blow is a mod that increases the Heavy Attack damage of a melee weapon by 20% per rank, at a maximum of 120% at rank 5 while also increasing the Heavy Attack wind up speed.

This is additive of base damage mods, such as Mod TT 20px.png Pressure Point.


Rank Heavy Attack damage Heavy Attack wind up speed Cost
0 +20% +10% 6
1 +40% +20% 7
2 +60% +30% 8
3 +80% +40% 9
4 +100% +50% 10
5 +120% +60% 11


  • Increases the damage of ExodiaContagion.png Exodia Contagion's projectile if it is activated while sliding with a Heavy Attack input.
  • This mod will greatly speed up the throwing animation of Glaives and increase the damage of their mid-air explosion, but will not affect the damage of the thrown weapon itself.


  • While the mod does not increase a thrown melee weapon's damage upon impact, the greatly increased speed of the throwing animation grants such weapons a far higher overall DPS. The mod is therefore largely essential in maximizing the potential of thrown melee weapons.
    • Alternatively, Mod TT 20px.png Amalgam Organ Shatter can be equipped to give an equivalent throwing animation speed increase, but boosts critical damage.


  • Unlike most mods, the picture shows an ExcaliburIcon272.png Excalibur wearing the Pendragon helmet, his Immortal Skin, as well as a different color scheme. This is a rare instance of a mod depicting a non-default character loadout. The other examples are Mod TT 20px.png Life StrikeSecond WindMod TT 20px.png True PunishmentMod TT 20px.png Enduring Strike, Warrior's GripMod TT 20px.png Quickening and Mod TT 20px.png Corrupt Charge, all of which were channeling mods, now converted into Heavy Attack mods.
  • Prior to Update 26.0 (2019-10-31), this mod increased the Channeling damage of a melee weapon.
    • Channeling increased, at most, weapon's melee damage by +50%, Killing Blow increased Channeling's damage based on this value. Thus at max rank it increased Channeled melee damage to +110%.
    • FuraxWraith.png Furax Wraith had its channeling damage increased by +75%, thus at max rank it increased Furax Wraith's channeled melee damage to +176%.
    • The bonus from Killing Blow could be combined with Mod TT 20px.png Corrupt Charge for +220% Channeling damage.
      • Note that Corrupt Charge came with a loss in channeling efficiency as well.
    • This mod did not increase the damage done by the mid-air explosion of thrown melee weapon such as the Glaive.png Glaive or Kestrel.png Kestrel.


Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Increases Heavy Attack damage and decreases the ‘wind-up’ time for Heavy Attacks (previously +120% Channeling Damage).

Update 13.0 (2014-04-09)

  • Changed Killing Blow with the removal of Charge Attacks for Combos

Vanilla (2012-10-25)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

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