Warhammer-Vermintide 2 Guide: Weapon Traits

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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 TraitEffect
Explosive OrdnanceIncreases explosion radius by +50%
ShrapnelEnemies hit by a bomb (but not killed) take 20% more damage for 10 additional seconds
 Grenadier25% chance to not consume a used bomb
 Unknown TraitUnknown Effect


Melee Weapon TraitEffect
Heroic InterventionAssisting an ally under attack grants both of you a temporary damage absorption shield
ParryAll timed blocks cost 100% less stamina
 Off BlanceBlocking an attack increases the amount of damage the attacker takes by 50% for 3 seconds
 OpportunistIncreases push strength by +50% against an attacking enemy
Resourceful CombatantMelee crits reduce your ultimate ability’s cooldown wait by 1%
 Swift SlayingCrits increase attack speed by 20% for 5 seconds


Ranged Weapon TraitEffect
BarrageConsecutive attacks against the same target increase attack power by 5% for 5 seconds
 Conservative ShooterAll successful headshots restore 1 ammo to the weapon
 Inspirational ShotSuccessful headshots give nearby allies additional stamina
 Resourceful SharpshooterRanged critical hits decrease ultimate ability’s cooldown wait by 1%
 ScroungerCritical hits restore 3 ammo


Potion TraitEffect
Concentrated BrewDrinking a potion deals damage to yourself instead of consuming the potion
ConcoctionDrinking a potion grants the benefits of all possible potions (effects only last half as long)
DecanterIncreases the duration of potion effects by +50%
Home BrewerGrants base 25% chance to not consume potion when drinking
ProxyConsuming 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.