"Some are gladiators, assasins, scholars, trackers, doctors... I'm a fighter. And you cannot defeat me"

Rigorous Preparation is a Warrior power: the 5th of the Tactics discipline.

Rigorous Preparation Power Icon
After a concentration moment, the knight spots her weaknesses
Type: Constant
Discipline level: 9
Character level: 17
Affects: SelfCasting time: 1sCooldown time: 90sGlobal Cooldown: Short
Power level Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Mana cost 190 215 240 265 290
Spell duration 30s
Evade Chance +25% +40% +55% +70% +100%
Target Critical Chance -15% -20% -25% -30% -40%


Awareness was removed and its effect added to Rigorous Preparation in version 1.6.3. Many choose not to skill this power as miss chance is not well understood and the effects are minimally beneficial.

Documented changes

  • Version 1.12 (2015/5/22): Miss Chance changed to Evasion Chance, Hit Chance changed to Critical Chance.
  • Version 1.10.9 (2014/8/28): Switched with the previously Warrior power Defensive Support
  • Version 1.6.3 (2010/9/21): Merged with Awareness.
  • Version 1.0.0 (2008/12/17): This power now works as expected.
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