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Mercurial is a tier 1 skill in Athena's Xiphos skill tree. This skill gives Athena a brief movement speed and damage resistance buff for a few seconds upon killing an enemy.


  • Movement Speed +7% per level
  • Damage Resistance +~4% per level (see table)
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Movement Speed +4% +8% +12% +16%+20%
Damage Resistance +5% +9% +13% +17%+20%
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Movement Speed +24% +28% +32% +36%+40%+44%
Damage Resistance +23% +26% +29% +31%+33%+35%

Can be increased past level 5 by equipping the Dominator, Gladiatrix, Blademaster, or Femme Fatale class mods.


  • This skill increases Athena's ability to close the distance between enemies more quickly, and reach melee range while receiving less damage than see otherwise would.


  • The name of this skill refers to Mercury, the messenger of the Greek Pantheon. The skill's image features his' winged shoes.

Athena Skills
Kinetic Aspis
Phalanx Xiphos Ceraunic Storm

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