The Backstab wiki last edited by daveyd on 05/28/14 08:09AM View full history


A backstab, as the name suggests, is a stab to the back. Usually inflicted with a knife or a dagger, it's a quick and stealthy attack which usually results to instant death. Video game characters that use this attack are usually spies, assassins or rogues. A backstab can't work without stealth and can't work if the enemy knows the player is there. A backstab is basically dealing a blow when the person least expects it.

A backstab can also mean a betrayal, a low blow that can completely change a game's plot. For more information about this sort of backstab, go to the

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