Warhammer-Vermintide 2 Guide: Weapon Traits

Warhammer - Vermintide 2

Here we are talking about Warhammer: Vermintide 2 weapon traits. It is a first-person action video game developed and published by Fatshark. The game is a first-person co-op slaughtering game featuring melee action and set in the apocalyptic End Times of the war-torn fictional Warhammer game worlds. Five main heroes in the game join forces to take on a destructive Chaos army and the swarming Skaven horde.

You can choose between 15 different career paths with a plethora of skills to unlock and a number of customizable things. To kill the vast horde of enemies in the game, you will need to get proper equipment. The newly revamped trait system in the game helps you do that. This guide will list out the weapon traits that are added to your repertoire.

Warhammer-Vermintide 2 Guide: Weapon Traits


Bomb Trait Effect
Explosive Ordnance Increases explosion radius by +50%
Shrapnel Enemies hit by a bomb (but not killed) take 20% more damage for 10 additional seconds
 Grenadier 25% chance to not consume a used bomb
 Unknown Trait Unknown Effect


Melee Weapon Trait Effect
Heroic Intervention Assisting an ally under attack grants both of you a temporary damage absorption shield
Parry All timed blocks cost 100% less stamina
 Off Blance Blocking an attack increases the amount of damage the attacker takes by 50% for 3 seconds
 Opportunist Increases push strength by +50% against an attacking enemy
Resourceful Combatant Melee crits reduce your ultimate ability’s cooldown wait by 1%
 Swift Slaying Crits increase attack speed by 20% for 5 seconds


Ranged Weapon Trait Effect
Barrage Consecutive attacks against the same target increase attack power by 5% for 5 seconds
 Conservative Shooter All successful headshots restore 1 ammo to the weapon
 Inspirational Shot Successful headshots give nearby allies additional stamina
 Resourceful Sharpshooter Ranged critical hits decrease ultimate ability’s cooldown wait by 1%
 Scrounger Critical hits restore 3 ammo


Potion Trait Effect
Concentrated Brew Drinking a potion deals damage to yourself instead of consuming the potion
Concoction Drinking a potion grants the benefits of all possible potions (effects only last half as long)
Decanter Increases the duration of potion effects by +50%
Home Brewer Grants base 25% chance to not consume potion when drinking
Proxy Consuming a potion spreads that potion’s effect to your nearest ally

Trinkets and Weapons Abilities Enhancements

You can also get additional blue or green properties on trinkets and weapons for enhancement of their abilities. The following are the possible enhancements:-

  • – 5-20% Ability cool down reduction
  • +10-20 Crit Power
  • +2-10% Crit Chance
  • +(%?) Stamina regeneration rate
  • +(%?) Respawn speed
  • +2-10% Attack Speed
  • +10-25% Player health
  • +5-20% Power vs Chaos OR Skaven OR Armored OR Monsters OR Infantry
  • +0.5-2 base Stamina
  • – 10-30% Less Block Stamina Cost
  • +2-10% Movement speed
  • +10-30% Revive speed
  • +(%?) Curse Resistance
  • +10-30% Block & Push Angle
  • +10-30% Damage reduction from Chaos OR Skaven OR AoE attacks.

That’s all about Warhammer-Vermintide 2 weapon traits guide.

Warhammer-Vermintide 2 Guide: Weapon Traits May 24, 2018
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