Slashing damage is a sub-type of physical damage.
Most slashing damage is caused by melee weapons; in particular, most swords, axes, and scythes along with certain daggers. Most pets deal slashing damage, while Dune Lizards, Crocodiles, Black Widows, and Phoenixes do piercing damage.
Effect of slashing damage on creatures
The following creatures are known to have a natural vulnerability to slashing damage:
Protection against slashing damage
See also: Damage type
|Physical damage: Blunt damage • Slashing damage • Piercing damage|
Elemental damage: Cold damage • Earth damage • Fire damage • Lightning damage
Others: Chaos damage • Dark damage • Holy damage • Shadow damage