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Might is the Warrior ability tree in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The warrior uses Longswords, Hammers, and Greatswords. Abilities which enhance your melee prowess are unlocked in this tree.

Might Ability Tree (Info)
Points Required Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6 Column 7
Tier 6
70 Might
Ab-Celerity Celerity (3/4) Ab-act-Wrath Wrath (6/8) Ab-Terror Terror (6/8)
Tier 5
50 Might
Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry IV (3) Ab-Stoneskin Stoneskin (5/7) Ab-Bloodlust Bloodlust (5/7) Ab-act-WarCry War Cry (6/8)
Tier 4
35 Might
Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry III (3) Ab-pas-Bulwark Bulwark (5/7) Ab-act-BattleFrenzy Battle Frenzy (5/7) Ab-Vengeance Vengeance (6/8)
Tier 3
20 Might
Ab-pas-ConcussiveForce Concussive Force (5/7) Ab-Aftershock Aftershock (5/7) Ab-pas-RelentlessAssault Relentless Assault (6/8) Ab-Powerstrike Power Strike (5/7)
Tier 2
5 Might
Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry II (3) Ab-pas-GreatswordMastery Greatsword Mastery (6/8) Ab-act-Quake Quake (5/7) Ab-pas-AdrenalineSurge Adrenaline Surge (5/7) Ab-HardyConstitution Hardy Constitution (6/8)
Tier 1
0 Might
Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry I (3) Ab-pas-LongswordMastery Longsword Mastery (6/8) Ab-pas-HammerMastery Hammer Mastery (6/8) Ab-act-Harpoon Harpoon (4/5) Ab-pas-SkillfulDefense Skillful Defense (5/7)


It is worth noting that almost all abilities' levels can be increased beyond their normal capacity by 1 or 2 levels through the use of equipment which bear "+1/2 to Might Abilities" bonuses and certain Twists of Fate cards to further enhance their states. For an easier time identifing such bonuses, check out Ability Bonuses.

Column 1Edit

Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry IEdit

[Weapon Attacks] 3 Levels

Unlocks Charge special attacks for the Longsword, Greatsword, and Hammer.

  • Longsword: Comet Strike - Hold and release the Longsword attack to dash into and slash your foes.
  • Greatsword: Whirlwind - Hold and release the Greatsword attack to unleash a flurry of attacks.
  • Hammer: Minotaur Rush - Hold and release the Hammer attack to rush down enemies.

Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry IIEdit

[Weapon Attacks] 3 Levels

Unlocks special attacks from Block for the Longsword, Greatsword, and Hammer.

  • Longsword: Phantom Edge - Attack with the Longsword while blocking to duck under enemy attacks followed by a strong slash.
  • Greatsword: Guillotine - Attack with the Greatsword while blocking to perform two heavy slams.
  • Hammer: Spine Bender - Attack with the Hammer while blocking to perform a devastating kick, hook, and smash.

Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry IIIEdit

[Weapon Attacks] 3 Levels

Unlocks special attacks from Dodge for the Longsword and Greatsword.

  • Longsword: Horizon Edge - attack with the Longsword while dodging to slice across multiple enemies.
  • Greatsword: Gravedigger - Attack with the Greatsword while dodging to perform a leaping ground strike.

Ab-pas-BrutalWeaponry Brutal Weaponry IVEdit

[Weapon Attacks] 3 Levels

Unlocks special attacks from Parry for the Longsword, Greatsword, and Hammer.

  • Longsword: Riposte - After a timed Parry, attack with the Longsword to perform a stylish combo.
  • Greatsword: Gut Thrust - After a timed Parry, attack with the Greatsword to impale and launch your enemy.
  • Hammer: Crushing Blow - After a timed Parry, attack with the Hammer to lift and smash your enemy.

Column 2Edit

Ab-pas-LongswordMastery Longsword MasteryEdit

[Passive] 6 Levels

A combination of perfect form and raw strength lend additional damage to your Longsword attacks. 

Ab-pas-GreatswordMastery Greatsword MasteryEdit

[Passive] 6 Levels

Your brute strength enables you to wield the Greatsword with spectacular results. 

Ab-pas-ConcussiveForce Concussive ForceEdit

[Passive] 5 Levels

Master over the art of blunt trauma grants you increased damage versus Stunned enemies. 

Ab-pas-Bulwark BulwarkEdit

[Passive] 5 Levels

Your impenetrable defenses often surprise your foes, stunning them as their blows bounce off of you in a fierce melee. 

Column 3Edit

Ab-pas-HammerMastery Hammer MasteryEdit

[Passive] 6 Levels

Raw muscle and a superb sense of balance makes you incredibly effective with the mighty Hammer. 

Ab-act-BattleFrenzy Battle FrenzyEdit

[Active - Sustained] 5 Levels

Go into a berserker rage, dealing greater and greater amounts of damage with each enemy you defeat in a short time. 

Ab-Stoneskin StoneskinEdit

[Upgrade] 5 Levels

Your unquenchable rage grants you Physical and Piercing Damage Resistance while Battle Frenzy is active. 

Ab-Celerity CelerityEdit

[Upgrade] 3 Levels

Unbridled rage propels you to inhuman speed while in Battle Frenzy. 

Column 4Edit

Ab-act-Quake QuakeEdit

[Active] 5 Levels

Smash the ground to cause a tremor, damaging enemies in an area. Cast the spell rapidly in succession to chain up to 3 attacks. 

Ab-Aftershock AftershockEdit

[Upgrade] 5 Levels

The final hit of your Quake causes lasting tremors which can Stun your foes, and all Quake damage is increased. 

Ab-act-Wrath WrathEdit

[Active] 6 Levels

Jump skyward, hurling nearby enemies along with you into the air and slamming them back down. Button mash to increase damage. 

Column 5Edit

Ab-act-Harpoon HarpoonEdit

[Active] 4 Levels

Snag an enemy and pull it back to you. May have the opposite effect with larger enemies. 

Ab-pas-RelentlessAssault Relentless AssaultEdit

[Active] 6 Levels

Grants a short-term resistance to interrupt at the expense of armor, allowing you to shrug off blows while taking slightly more damage. 

Ab-Vengeance VengeanceEdit

[Upgrade] 6 Levels

Your refined battle techniques allow you to reflect damage back at your opponents whenever Relentless Assault is in effect. 

Ab-Bloodlust BloodlustEdit

[Upgrade] 5 Levels

While Relentless Assault is in effect, each of your strikes may grant you a measure of renewed vigor. 

Column 6Edit

Ab-pas-AdrenalineSurge Adrenaline SurgeEdit

[Passive] 5 Levels

The threat of immediate death grants you a chance for a surge of health and a short span of greatly increased damage whenever you Health falls below 25%. 

Ab-Powerstrike Power StrikeEdit

[Upgrade] 5 Levels

You achieve new heights of focus while an Adrenaline Surge is in effect, increasing your chance to deal Critical Hits. 

Column 7Edit

Ab-pas-SkillfulDefense Skillful DefenseEdit

[Passive] 5 Levels

Your masterful use of shields greatly increases your damage resistance while blocking. At the highest level, you unlock a special Shield Bash move. 

Ab-HardyConstitution Hardy ConstitutionEdit

[Passive] 6 Levels

Your durable nature enables you to survive nearly anything, from sword wounds to magic flames. 

Ab-act-WarCry War CryEdit

[Active] 6 Levels

Let loose a terrifying cry that intimidates enemies, reducing their Damage output. Can be upgraded to knock down enemies. 

Ab-Terror TerrorEdit

[Upgrade] 6 Levels

Your War Cry gains the ability to reduce enemy Armor, opening foes up for your attacks and sometimes causing them to panic. 


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