Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Traits Guide – Melee, Ranged, Trinkets, Necklace, Charm

Traits play an important role in building your character in Warhammer: Vermintide 2.

Our Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Traits Guide will help you with the all the melee, ranged, neckless, charm, and trinket traits in the game. We will tell you about all the traits, their effects, and more.

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Traits

Traits in Warhammer: Vermintide 2 can improve your game by a lot. By knowing what different types of traits do will allow you to be more effective and quickly adapt to the situation at hand. In our Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Traits Guide, we have detailed everything you possibly need to know about all the different types of traits in the game.

Trinket Traits

It deals with the explosive used in the game. These increase the effects of explosives, grenadier, and shrapnel. Following are all the available Trinket Traits in the game.

Explosive OrdnanceEnhance grenade explosion radius by 50%.
Grenadier25% chance to not reduce Grenadier when used.
Shrapnel20% for 10 seconds damage taken increases on bombed targets.

Charm Traits

Charm Traits deals with the potions in the game which you will be using a lot to get an edge over difficult situations.

Concentrated BrewThis potion allows you to deal damage to yourself.
ConcoctionDrinking this potion will grant the effect of all others but will reduce its duration by 50%.
DecanterPotions’ duration increases by 50%
Home BrewerOn use, there is 25% chance of not being consumed.
ProxyWhen drinking a potion near ally will affect all nearby allies with its buff.

Necklace Traits

These traits are all about healing your character upon receiving damage from enemies. Healing is very important so make sure you are always in good health when going into a battle.

BarkskinDamage taken reduces by 50% for 10.0 seconds when healed.
Boon of ShallyaIncreases effectiveness of healing on your character by 30%.
Hand of ShallyaHealing a wounded ally with Medpack will heal for the same amount.
Healer’s TouchWhen used have a 25% chance not to consume.
Natural BondYou can no longer heal yourself but grants a passive health regeneration.

Ranged Traits

When playing as a ranged character these are traits you should be looking for. These traits buffs your range attacks by a lot and are very helpful in the later stage of the game.

BarrageAttacking the same target multiple time will grant an increase attack power by 5.0% for 5.0 seconds.
Conservative ShooterHeadshots provide 1.0 ammo.
Heat SinkCritical hits remove 4.0 overcharge.
HunterCritical hits increase attack power by 0.3% against targets with the same armor class.
Inspirational ShotHeadshots return stamina to nearby allies.
Resourceful SharpshooterCareer skill cooldown is reduced when ranged hits crits by 5.0%.
ScroungerCritical hits restore 2.0 ammo.
Thermal EqualizerWeapon generates 20.0% less overheat.

Melee Traits

When playing a melee and taking on the enemy face to face, these are important traits you should be looking at! When playing melee, you will be taking the frontline, receiving the most damage, and playing in a difficult situation.

Heroic InterventionHelping an ally in danger and attacking the same target will grant you absorption shield for some time.
Off BalanceBlocking an attack increases the damage the attacker takes by 50% for 3.0 seconds.
OpportunistIncreases push strength by 50% when used against an attacking enemy.
ParryStamina cost reduces by 100% when blocked properly.
Resourceful CombatantMelee critical hits reduces the remaining cooldown of your career skill by 5.0%.
Swift SlayingCritical hits improves attack speed by 20% for 5.0 seconds.

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