Skills can be learned through the Trader at certain levels. A message will pop up when you can buy a new skill.
There are different categories of skills:
- Direct Damage: A skill that causes an enemy target to receive damage once, immediately.
- Damage over Time: A skill that causes an enemy target to receive damage over a period of time, in contrast to direct damage. Also known as DoT.
- Heal: A skill that restores your health or an ally target's health either directly or over time. Also known as a HoT
- Buffs: A skill that increases a statistic of a friendly target or yourself for a duration, e.g. faster movement speed.
- Debuffs: A skill that decreases a statistic of an enemy target for a duration, e.g. reduced armor, reduced healing.