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Tailwind status icon.png
You are being granted Tailwind, increasing your Action Speed.

Tailwind is a buff that grants the user 8% increased action speed for 4 seconds.


The effects of Tailwind can be affected by an increasing Buff Effect, which can only be obtained through the use of IchimonjiIchimonji
Corsair Sword
One Handed Sword
Quality: +20%
Physical Damage: (50-64.5) to (186-215)
Critical Strike Chance: 5.00%
Attacks per Second: (1.86-1.94)
Weapon Range: 11
Requires Level 58, 81 Str, 117 Dex40% increased Global Accuracy Rating(80-95)% increased Physical Damage
Adds (5-10) to (13-20) Physical Damage
(20-25)% increased Attack Speed
10% increased Effect of Buffs on you
5% reduced Mana Reserved
Allies' Aura Buffs do not affect you
Your Aura Buffs do not affect allies
Master yourself before you seek to master others.

Gathering Winds, which grants the player character the Tailwind buff, also increases the effectiveness of the buff when the player character already has Tailwind.

The buff itself does not stack, but is scaled by the number of skills used recently (within 4 seconds), via Gale Force, since the Gathering Winds passive has the mod 10% increased Effect of Tailwind on you for each Skill you've used Recently, up to 100%.[confirmation needed because of 3.13 changes] The player needs to use 10 different skills to reach 100% increased effect of Tailwind.

The Gathering Winds version of Tailwind behaves like an aura, also granting nearby allies tailwind. This will, however, not scale the buff for your allies as it does for you.

Sources of Tailwind

Passive skills

These are the passive skills that are related to Tailwind:

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Deadeye (Ascendants) passive skill icon.png
Projectiles gain Damage as they travel farther, dealing up
to 50% increased Damage with Hits to targets
Skills fire an additional Projectile
25% increased Effect of your Marks
You and nearby Allies have Tailwind
increased Movement, Cast and Attack Speed (Hidden) [1]
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Gathering Winds
GatherWinds (DeadEye) passive skill icon.png
Gain 1 Gale Force when you use a Skill
15% increased Effect of Tailwind on you per Gale Force
You and nearby Allies have Tailwind [1]


NameGeneration TypeFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsTagsSpawn Weighting
of the HuntSuffix75You have Tailwind if you have dealt a Critical Strike RecentlyN/Aboots_basilisk 100
default 0

Version history

Version Changes
  • The Tailwind buff now grants 8% increased Action Speed (from 10%).
  • Introduced to the game.