There are multiple tactics and techniques that provide new strategies
Purchase these tactics and techniques at a weaponsmith.
Taunt (Tactic) – Lets you taunt enemies around you, encouraging them to attack you. This is based off Deception skill
Sneaking (Tactic) – Turns you transparent and lets you sneak past monsters, turning your dot on the radar into an orange monster color. This is based off Sneaking skill
Reckless (Technique) – Forego any chance to evade for a damage bonus based on your Melee Defense skill.
Defensive (Technique) – Shield armor level now applies to attacks from all directions but damage output is lowered.
Opportunist (Technique) – Increases the chance to critically hit but every swing taken has a chance to inflict self damage.
Riposte (Technique) – Adds a chance for an additional melee attack to be performed when you evade a melee attack, also increasing your chance of receiving critical hits.
Powershot (Technique) – Converts the Accuracy Bar into a Power Bar, the accuracy of all attacks is as if the accuracy bar was at minimum setting.