• Ash performing Piercing Horn.
  • Ash performing Carving Spike.
  • Ash performing Impaling Quill.
  • Ash performing Lacerating Spine.

Stinging Thorn is a stance mod for Daggers introduced in the Plains of Eidolon update.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Piercing Horn BlackBasex641x 200%1x 100%PurpleBasex64Slash bImpact b300%PurpleBasex641x 300% Impact b1x 200% Slash b
Carving Spike* BlackBasex641x 200%1x 100%BlackUpx64+BlackBasex64Impact b200%PurpleBasex64Slash bImpact b2x200%PurpleBasex64Impact b2x300%PurpleBasex64Slash bFinisher b400%
Impaling Quill* BlackBasex641x 200%1x 100%BlackBlockx64+PurpleBasex64Slash b3xBlackBasex64Knockdown b3xBlackBasex64200%BlackBasex64Ragdoll b400%
Lacerating Spine* BlackBasex641x 200%1x 100%BlackPausex64PurpleBasex641x 200% Impact b1x 100%PurpleBasex64Slash b3xPurpleBasex64Slash bKnockdown b300%
Butterfly Slash  PurpleChargex64Slash b2x250%

Splitting Brush Slide + BlueBasex64

Scorpion Fall In Air + RedBasex64

Fanning Sting Wall Dash + BlackBasex64

Relentless Point Knockdowned Enemy + BlackBasex64Slash b2x300%
BlueBasex64 360° Attack  RedBasex64 Slam Attack  PurpleBasex64 Proc

 Melee Attacks

BlackBasex64   Melee  
BlackBlockx64   Block  
BlackUpx64   Direction (Up)  
BlackChargex64 Hold  
BlackPausex64   Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

BlackBasex64200%   Attack does double damage  
BlackBasex642x   Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Combo Name Button Combination
Piercing Horn EEE
Carving Spike* EUparrow +EEEE
Impaling Quill* ERMB +EEEE
Lacerating Spine* E  Pause EEE
Butterfly Slash Hold E , Release
Splitting Brush Slide + E
Scorpion Fall In Air + E
Fanning Sting Wall Dash + E
Relentless Point Knockdowned Enemy + E1600%
Normal    All Targets    Slam/Ragdoll    Proc
  • PS4:     E  = Combops4circle   RMB  = R2
  • XBOX:  E  = B    RMB  = RTrigger


  • The second attack from Piercing Horn forces a Slash b Slash and the third attack forces anImpact b Impact proc.
  • The third attack of Carving Spike forces two Slash b Slash procs, while the final attack deals a Slash b Slash proc and opens enemies up for finishers.
    • This combo works well with Mod TT 20pxCovert Lethality as it will deal extra damage on the finisher. Note that some enemies such as Ospreys cannot be opened to finishers as they don't have any finisher animation.
  • The first two hits from the second attack of Impaling Quill forces a Slash b Slash proc, and the final attack where the dagger is thrust forward will knock down the affected target.
  • The final hit from the third attack of Lacerating Spine forces a Slash b Slash proc as well as knocks down enemies.

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