Lashing Tail Kick
Lashing Tail Kick.png

Class: Monk
Required Level: 2
Skill Category: Secondary
Cost: 50 Spirit

Unleash a deadly roundhouse kick that deals 755% damage as Physical.

Damage Type: Physical

Lashing Tail Kick is a Secondary Monk skill, resembling the classic Assassin skill Dragon Tail.

In-game[edit | edit source]

The Monk blasts the air itself with a mighty kick, hitting a 180 degree wide, 16 yard long cone in front of themselves.

Skill Runes[edit | edit source]

  • Vulture Claw Kick: damage type changes to Fire, hits all enemies within 16 yards of the Monk, affected enemies suffer additional 230% damage as Fire over 3 seconds (unlocked at level 7).
  • Sweeping Armada: damage increases to 825%, hits all enemies within 15 yards of the Monk (unlocked at level 15).
  • Spinning Flame Kick: instead of hitting a cone, releases an 8 yard radius pillar of fire that pierces through enemies, traveling forward 50 yards and causing 755% damage as Fire to each enemy it touches (unlocked at level 28).
  • Scorpion Sting: damage type changes to Lightning, affected enemies are also stunned for 1.5 seconds (unlocked at level 38).
  • Hand of Ytar: instead of hitting a cone, calls down a strike anywhere within 40 yards. The strike causes 755% damage as Cold within 10 yards radius and Chills the affected enemies by 80% for 3 seconds. The strike can be summoned over most obstacles (unlocked at level 52).

Non-rune enhancements[edit | edit source]

  • Gyana Na Kashu (Legendary Spirit Stone): Lashing Tail Kick deals +75-100% more damage, and launches a piercing fireball when cast. The fireball deals 1050-1400% damage as Fire to enemies it pierces through and in the end explodes for full damage within 10 yards.
  • Scarbringer (Legendary Fist Weapon): damage done to the first 7 enemies hit is increased by 450-600%.
  • Rivera Dancers (Legendary Boots): Lashing Tail Kick attacks 50% faster and deals 250-300% more damage.
  • Monkey King's Garb Set (Set Bonus for 6 items): each active stack of Sweeping Wind increases damage by 1500%.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

This section contains facts and trivia relevant to this article.
  • In Russian version of the game, this skill's name was initially translated as "Удар ногой с разворота" (literally "Spinning Roundhouse Kick"), a reference to Chuck Norris. The skill was later renamed to "Хвост дракона" ("Dragon Tail"), after the Diablo II skill.
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