Execute is a mechanic introduced in Torchlight II. When a character executes, they strike with both weapons at the same time. This action is therefore only available while a character is dual-wielding (has a weapon equipped in each hand). Executing is not activated by the player; rather, the character has a percentage chance of executing. This chance can be increased by increasing the Focus stat.


In order for a character to execute, their percentage chance must be greater than zero and they must have two weapons of the same type equipped. That is, either two melee weapons, two ranged weapons, or two magical weapons. For example:

  • An axe and a sword
  • Two pistols
  • Two wands

Note that pistols are the only one-handed ranged weapon, and wands are the only one-handed magical weapon, so a character is more limited in these weapon types than with melee weapons, which can be mixed and matched.

Increasing Execution ChanceEdit

The Focus stat directly increases execute chance. Additionally, some weapons and gems can increase the chance.

Execution chance is displayed under Arcane Statistics. If two weapons of different types are equipped, the value will be zero.

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