|Location||Combat, Tier 9|
|Affects||Finishing moves, Sinister Strike, Backstab, Shiv, Gouge|
|Talent required||Adrenaline Rush|
- "You need not always be hidden to get the upper hand in a fight."
—The Assassin's Creed, Chapter 8
Surprise Attacks is the 41-point combat talent for rogues. This talent allows finishing moves to no longer be dodged and increases damage for several rogue abilites.