All Combat Stats in Lost Ark and what they mean, explained

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Combat Stats in Lost Ark are an additional number of stats that depend on your class and fighting style. There are six combat stats in total, and each one does something entirely different from the others. The six stats, and what each one means, are as follows:

All Combat Stats Explained


Crit in Lost Ark refers to the probability of landing a critical hit. It represents the percentage rate at which one of your attacks becomes a critical hit. This does not affect the amount of damage a critical hit does, just the odds of getting one.

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Specialization in Lost Ark refers to unique abilities and skills. This affects each character differently. You can see how Specialization affects your character in your character Profile menu. The specific skills affected by this are your Z and X skills.


Domination in Lost Ark refers to how much extra damage you deal to Staggered, Pushed, or Debuffed enemies. Increasing this will let you quickly defeat disabled enemies.


Swiftness in Lost Ark refers to your character's speed. This includes movement speed, attack speed, and the speed of your class skills' cooldown.


Endurance in Lost Ark refers to your character's health and defense. This enhances your physical and magical defense. It also increases the effectiveness of healing and shields.


Expertise in Lost Ark refers to how your classes' debuffs affect enemies. This increases any debuff's duration and the damage of stagger effects. It also reduces the duration of debuffs that affect your character.

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Depending on your class, it entirely depends on what combat stats you want to aim for. If you are a support character, you need to get high Endurance and high Expertise. But for a DPS, Swiftness, and Specialization are a must.

Combat stats come primarily from your armor. In the game's early stages, you can chop and change as you see fit when you get better armor. But in the late game, your combat stats will vastly alter the game's difficulty.

Deathblade Combat Stats

These stats are from our Level 24 Assassin Deathblade, as an example of the percentage gained from having certain points in specific stats:


Our Combat Level is 24, and we have 173 for this stat, so we get the following:

  • Crit Rate is increased by +12.26 percent.


We get the following for 126 stat points in Specialization:

  • Burst Skill Damage +28.55 percent.
  • Blade Art meter recovery through attacks +14.27 percent.
  • Skill Cooldown Reduction by Blade Art +7.13 percent.
  • Awakening Skill damage +13.63 percent.


We have 85 stat points in here, and we get the following:

  • Damage to Pushed to Debuffed foes +10.32 percent.
  • Damage dealt to Staggered foes +12.02 percent.


We have 84 stat points in here, and we get the following:

  • Attack Speed +2.85 percent.
  • Move Speed +2.85 percent.
  • Skill Cooldown -3.57 percent.


We have 48 stat points in here, and we get the following:

  • Physical Defense +7.77 percent.
  • Magical Defense +7.77 percent.
  • Shields +2.42 percent.
  • Healing +3.40 percent.


We have one stat point in here, and we get the following:

  • The duration of debuffs you cast on foes is +0.08 percent.
  • The duration of debuffs cast on you is -0.007 percent.
  • Stagger damage bonus +0.005 percent.

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