Surface Cutting

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CASActive5.png [Special Active: Tenacity] Opens a dimensional door to summon Oberon.
Oberon slashes enemies multiple times and the last hit inflicts enemies with [Bleed].
  • Follows the caster for a certain duration and attacks nearby enemies.
  • Has HP equal to 25% of the caster's in PvP.
Core Activation Skill
  • Successful attack made during Awakening will activate the Core Attack.
Final Enhanced Skill
  • Piercing Slash cancels mana break.


Class Level Required
Code: Architecture 30

Skill Information

Mode Combo Attack (Physical) Bleed Duration KD Reduction
(Per Hit)
Oberon Max Hits MP Usage Cooldown
HP Attack/Defense Duration
PvE 552% 5 Seconds -8 Unlimited 100% of caster's 60 Seconds 4 100 MP 10 Seconds
PvP 209% 25% of caster's


Mode Damage (Physical) Max Hits
Slash Consecutive Slash Piercing Slash Slash Consecutive Slashes Piercing Slash
PvE 251% 61% 241% 1 7 1
PvP 95% 22% 92%

Skill Traits

Haste Surface Cutting Light Surface Cutting
Attribute Effect Details Attribute Effect Details
Cooldown MP Usage
Cooldown decreased to 50% 5 Seconds MP Usage decreased to 80% 80 MP

Total Damage

Mode Regular Queen's Authority/Queen's Blessing
Combo Attack Oberon Combo Attack Oberon
Slash Consecutive Slash Piercing Slash Slash Consecutive Slash Piercing Slash
PvE 2,208% 251% 427% 241% 2,649.6% 391.56% 666.12% 375.96%
PvP 836% 95% 154% 92% 852.72% 125.97% 204.2% 121.99%

Related Skills

CAPassive1.png Queen's Authority CEmPassive2.png Queen's Blessing CEmTrans4.png Awakened Will: Code: Empress CEmTrans5.png Cheat Code: Rule Breaker
Lock.gifForbidden Tome of Secrets II.png Forbidden Secret Manual (II) is needed to unlock this skill, available through the Power of Transcendence Skill Quest or Item Mall.

Tips and Details

  • Bleed inflicted by Surface Cutting will do 75% average attack damage per second at 1 stack. Additional stacks will increase the damage by 90% per stack. Bleed caps at 3 stacks and lasts for 5 seconds.
  • After casting this skill, you can continue to move/attack freely.
  • Oberon does not take any hitstun from attacks. In PvP, it will also not cause any hitstun itself, however.
    • Players may opt to intentionally get hit by Oberon since it increases their MP without the danger of hitstun.
  • Similar to other summoning skills, the stats of Oberon depends on the user's stats and active buffs when it was summoned.
  • The Combo Attack part of this skill is not affected by Cheat Code: Rule Breaker's Summon Damage Increase.
  • Oberon's Consecutive Slashes will deal an extra hit in Free Training.


  • Oberon is never completely still - even while idle, he slowly slides forward.

Old Version

Video Description
Between its initial release and the 5/29/2014 KR Patch, Oberon would disappear after dealing its initial attack and would not remain as a support NPC.


Date Changes
02/19/2009 11/23/2011
  • Surface Cutting added.
11/07/2013 02/12/2014
  • Damage increased.
  • Last hit doesn't launch anymore.
  • Last hit inflicts Bleed.
05/29/2014 09/17/2014
  • After skill, Oberon will begin to fight for 20 seconds.
04/20/2015 -
  • Piercing Slash's hitbox changes to follow the visual effect, so the hitbox becomes smaller.
08/20/2015 01/27/2016
08/27/2015 -
  • MP Usage decreased.
  • Duration increased.
  • None
11/19/2015 -
  • Fixed issue where Oberon will not teleport to Eve.
02/04/2016 03/16/2016
  • Fixed issue where summons not coming out in certain situations.
02/18/2016 -
  • Fixed Skill Ring effects not working on the skill.
04/21/2016 05/18/2016
  • None
  • Modifier for Duration removed.
  • "Light" attribute effect increased.
  • Regeneration (2) trait changed to Empowered.
  • Fixed issue where the skill is not affected by Maximize.
06/30/2016 07/13/2016
  • Summon's HP is infinite.
  • None
08/25/2016 -
  • Fixed issue where is not affected by Transcendent skillslot.
09/08/2016 -
  • Fixed summons dying from attribute attacks.
10/13/2016 11/23/2016
  • None
  • Summon's HP decreased.
01/12/2017 01/24/2017
  • Summoning damage increased.
  • Summon damage decreased.
04/27/2017 05/10/2017
  • Damage increased.
  • None
05/18/2017 05/31/2017
  • Fixed issue where cannot move when gain Wimp's Monster Freeze effect.
07/27/2017 08/09/2017
  • Motion Cancel time after casting decreased.
  • Summoning damage increased.
  • Consecutive Slashes damage increased.
04/05/2018 04/18/2018
  • Damage increased.
04/25/2019 05/22/2019
  • Summon unit affected by Critical Damage and Physical/Magical Damage Increase effects.
09/11/2019 09/25/2019
  • AI revamp.
    • Movement Speed increased.
    • Action Speed and frequency increased.
    • Certain attacks changed to not knock down.
03/12/2020 04/08/2020
  • Summon unit affected by Skill Damage Increase effects.

Alternative Names

Server Name Translation
Korean Flag.png South Korea 서피스 커팅 Surface Cutting
Japanese Flag.png Japan サーフィスカッティング Surface Cutting
Chinese Flag.png China (Simplified Chinese) 割喉命令 Cutthroat Command
German Flag.png Germany Schneiden der Oberfläche Surface Cutting
French Flag.png France Découpe superficielle Surface Cutting
Italian Flag.png Italy Taglio della Superfice Surface Cutting
Polish Flag.png Poland Cięcie Powierzchni Surface Cutting
Bresil Flag.png Brazil Corte Superficial Surface Cutting

Code: Architecture Skills
Special Active
CASActive1.png Heaven's Fist - Pressure     CASActive4.png Sonic Wave     CASActive5.png Surface Cutting     CASActive2.png Space Wrench     Sweeper.png Heaven's Fist - Sweeper
FAINER.png Fayner     Mega Electronball Justice.png Mega Electron Ball : Justice
CAPassive3.png Queen's Potential     ElectronBooster.png Electron Accelerator