Staredown is a skill available in Dragon's Dogma.


"Boosts the user's strength for a time, at the cost of lowered Defenses."

Boosts strength for half a minute, at a cost of diminished defence. The diminished defence persists after the strength boost has worn off for around half as long again.


  • The effect is very similar to that from consuming a single amount of Vigor Extract, but of shorter duration.
  • Upgrades to Showdown.
  • For full details and tactics see Showdown.