Skills for Vigil: The Longest Night is a combat and character progression mechanic of the game. In Vigil: The Longest Night, there is a weapon skill tree for each weapon category and a general or passive skill tree that focuses on upgrading the stats of the protagonist, Leila. Players will need to obtain skill points and spend it on unlocking skills to their desired tree to further improve Leila's capability of becoming the ultimate vigil and warrior of light. This page covers a list of all the Skills in the game.

Obtaining Skill Points

Acquiring Skill Points in Vigil: The Longest Night is quite straightforward, players will need to obtain EXP to Level Up which can be done by continuously killing enemies and bosses or by completing quests t. Whenever a player obtains a Skill Point, a flash of light will appear on the screen and will indicate that Leila has leveled up. You'll then acquire (1) skill point which can be used to unlock the skill they want to acquire.

Spending Skill Points

Once you've acquired a skill point, open the menu and head to the Skills interface to check the different skill trees. From there, you can apply your Skill Point to whichever Skill you want to unlock provided that you have enough Skill Points that are required as well as unlocking its prerequisite.

Can I respec my Skill Points?

Players can respec their Skill Points by speaking to the Skill Master and by offering a Fledging's Blood Soul. You can find him on Cat Isle located at the west side of the Depressing Forest.

 

 

Vigil: The Longest Night Skills

 

Sword Skill Tree

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Swordsmanship
3 Attack increased by 3/6/10
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Air Combo
-- Attack again while in the air (Press attack button while in the air).
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Blade Drop
3 Use Special Attack while in the air. Has a chance to stun enemies. (Press Heavy attack button or make the third normal attack in the air)
15/25/35% chance to stun enemies for 1 second.
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Finishing Slash
2 One more combo attack after all three normal attacks with addition Poise damage. (Press attack button after third attack on the ground)
Deals 20/40 extra Poise damage.
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Evading Slash
2 Use a swiftly whirling attack while moving forward and cause twice the damage to enemies in the way. Will grant short evade duration when attacking (Press Heavy attack button when on the ground).
Grants 0.3 evade duration. Deals 1/1.4 x damage each attack.
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Back Jump Squelch
-- Begin an attack while dodging backwards. If you successfully evade the enemy, this attack will cause the 2.5x damage with extra 50 Poise Damage. (Press Attack button after jump)
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Leap Strike
-- An 2-hit strike with 1.6x damage and the second hit will add extra 10 poise damage (Press Heavy attack button after Evading Slash)
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Quick Draw
-- Block 0.1s faster (Press Special action button on the ground)
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Defense Mastery
3 10/15/20% extra Block Absorption. 
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Parry
2 Use Special attack while blocking. Use a counter against enemies that stuns them. (Press Heavy Attack button when blocking)
Grants 0.1/0.2s counter duration and stuns enemies for 1 second.
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Execution
3 Performs an execution on a stunned enemy, causing massive damage 2 times. (Press Heavy Attack button in front of a stunned enemy.)
Deals 2/2.4/2.5 x damage.
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Foresight
-- If enemies attack within 0.1s after blocking, you automatically get a counter-attack and stun the enemy for 1 s.
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Sword Mastery
-- Your attacks reflect monsters' projectiles and deal considerable damage.

 

 

Halberd Skill Tree

 

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Effects

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Heavy Weapons Expertise
3 Attack increased by 20/40/60.
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Man of Steel
3 Charge can't be interrupted. Your next charge attack returns damage taken from enemies during the charge.
Your next charge attack causes extra 30/60/100% damage taken from enemies.
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Concentrate
3 Reduces the charge duration by 15/30/45%.
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Heavy Weapons Mastery
3 Reduces the recovery time of a normal attack.
Reduces by 1/1.5/2 sec.
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Rip Slash
3 After charging launch a faster and more powerful attack (Stage 1). (Hold Special action button for 1 second and release)
Deals 1.2/1.4/1.6 x damage.
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Cleave
3 After charging, launch a much more powerful attack (Stage 2). (Hold Special action button until it released)
Deals 1.6/1.8//2 x damage.
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Power Charged Slash
3 Launches a combo slash that can't be interrupted. (Press attack button when charged attack hitting an enemy)
Every attack deals 0.8/1/1.2 x damage of previous attack, and you take 35/25/15% extra damage while attacking.
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Precise Strike
3 An accurate attack that lengthens the enemy's injury duration.
Results in 1/1.5/2 sec. of extra injury duration.
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Whirlwind
3 Launch a continuous Whirlwind attack to damage surrounding enemies. (Hold heavy attack button)
Each attack deals 0.3/0.4//0.5 x damage.
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Mega Slash
3 Automatic cast a finishing slash after Whirlwind. 
Deals 1.2/1.6/2 x damage.
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Earthshaker
3 Performs an air spin slash and strike the enemy again when landing. (Press Heavy attack button in the air)
Air spin Slash/Ground Strike deals 0.6/0.7/0.8 x dmg - 1.2/1.4/1.6 x dmg.
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Aftershock
3 Automatic unleashes a ranged shock wave 0.5s after Earthshaker to knockback enemies.
Ranged shock wave deals 0.6/0.8/1 x damage.


 

Daggers Skill Tree

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Dual Blade Expertise
3 Increases Attack and Poise Damage when equipped with dual blades.
Increases 30/40/50% Attack and Poise Damage.
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Spike
3 Increases Poise Damage of dual blades.
Increases Poise damage by 1/3/5.
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Back Stab
3 Increase backstab damage.
Damage increased by 5/10/15%.
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Serenity
3 Reduces the stamina cost of dual blade.
Reduces stamina cost by 3/6/10%.
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Dual Blade Mastery
-- Continuously hitting the target deals extra 1 damage (stackable, maximum of 1) over the next 10 s.
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Crescent Spin
3 Jump then use a spin-kicking attack after 2 hits on the ground. (Press Heavy attack button on the ground)
The first two hits deal 0.8/1/1.2x damage, and the final kick attack deals 2/2.2/2.4x damage.
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Full-moon Spin
3 Use another spin-combo (4-hit) after the Crescent Spin and add extra evade duration. (Press Heavy attack button after Crescent Spin)
Grant 0.1/0.2/0.3s evade duration and each hit deals 1.2/1.4/1.6x damage.
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Meteor Shower
3 Performs continuous thrust attacks. (Press attack button repeatedly on the ground)
Each attack deals 0.6/0.9/1.2x damage.
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Agile
-- Can interrupt the Meteor Shower by rolling (Press Roll button or dash while using Meteor Dash).
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Comet Strike
3 Launch a critical attack at enemies when they attack. If success then can be activated continuously (Press Special action button when enemy attacking. Press direction button again when circle effect is focussed in the centre.)
Deals 2.5/3/3.5x damage.
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Air Dive
3 Performs a dive attack when jumping. (Press Heavy attack button in the air)
Deals 2.2/2.6/3x damage.
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Wind Spin
3 Performs a speed attack immediately after landing from an Air Dive. (Press Heavy attack button when landing)
Deals 1.2/1.6/2x damage.

 

 

Bow Skill Tree

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Multi Arrow
2 Increases the number of arrows fired in normal attacks on the ground.
Performs the second attack, firing 2/3 arrows at the same time.
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Air Volley
-- Shoot 2 arrows at the same time after first attack in the air. (Press Attack button in the air)
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Air Power Shot
--  Back flip and shoot four arrows from low to high. During this attack your evasion increases (Press Heavy Attack button in the air).
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Focus
3 Focus and hold your breath to shorten the charge time of charged attacks. (Hold Attack button on the ground)
Shorten charge attack time by 0.3/0.6/0.9 s.
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Archery Specialization
3 Reduce the decreasing damage when arrows hit the same target in 0.1 seconds.
Reduce 40/30/20% damage when hitting the same enemy.
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Cycle
-- If an attack is launched within a certain period after the last attack, the previous combo number is maintained.
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Chaos Shot
--  Spin jump and swiftly shoot 4 arrows forward. (Press Heavy attack button on the ground)
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Archer's Step
3 Take a step to keep pace with an enemy when aiming the bow, and shorten the power shot's preparation time by 1 second.
Archer's step consumes 10/20/30% less stamina.
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Power Shot
2 Can fire a Power shot after Archer's Step or crouch. Each step move can notch an additional arrow. (Hold Attack button after Archer's Step)
Deals 2/2.5x damage.
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Tracking Arrow
--  The arrow will automatically curve slightly to track enemy.
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Combo Shot
-- Fire 4 arrows immediately after Archer's Step. Extremely effective against small enemies. (Press attack button repeatedly during Archer's Step)
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Shotgun Arrow
-- Shoot 3 arrows into the air in a wide range. Very effective against enemies in the air. (Press Up and attack button.)


 

Passive Skill Tree

 

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Effects

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Controlled Breathing
3 Reduces stamina cost by 5/10/15%.
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Insight
3 Restores 30/60/100% of consumed stamina.
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Potential Outbreak
-- Poise will increase by 1% for every 2% drop in HP.
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Meditation
3 Increases recovery rate by 20/30/40%.
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Cardio
2 Reduces exhaustion duration by 20/40%.
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Adrenaline
2 Offset 20/40% of the exhaustion's negative effect on Attack.
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Inner Light
3 Increases MAX HP by 5/10/15%.
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Item Mastery
-- Can throw items or cast arcane spell while in the air or during a combo.
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Arcane Understanding
3 Increases arcane by 10/15/20.
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Sage
3 Increase the recovery speed of Magic by 25/50/75%.
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Soul of Blood
3 Increases the potion recovery by 5/10/15%.
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Toolkit
3 Increases the number of consumable items that can be carried by 30/50/70%.
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Come from Nothing
3 Provides a chance that when a consumable item is used it may not be consumed.
15/20/25% chance to use for free.
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Ingenuity
3 Increases throwing +10/20/30.
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Survival of the fittest
2 Reduces the duration of negative effects by 15/30/%.
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Stoneskin
3 Reduces physical damage taken by 3/6/10%.
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Luck
3 Increases the chance of Item Drop by 30/40/50%.
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Thorn
3 The damage taken while attacking will be reflected at a certain rate if you hit the target again within 3 seconds. 
Reflects 30/60/100% of the damage taken.
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Rejuvenation
-- When receiving deadly damage, you immediately revive and recover 30% health. This skill's cooldown will only reset when you return to Maye Town or find a save point.

 




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    • Anonymous

      19 Dec 2020 21:02  

      so i heard that you can spend your skill points to increase your attributes instead, somehow? can anyone confirm?

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