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*If a double attack is used, there is time in between attacks to use a [[:Category:Ranged Weapons|ranged weapons]] or supernatural ability.
 
*If a double attack is used, there is time in between attacks to use a [[:Category:Ranged Weapons|ranged weapons]] or supernatural ability.
 
*Attacking [[Clockwork Soldiers]] builds adrenaline, though the Clockwork Soldier itself is immune to the attack.
 
*Attacking [[Clockwork Soldiers]] builds adrenaline, though the Clockwork Soldier itself is immune to the attack.
*If Corvo has [[Devouring Swarm]], he can summon and kills the [[rats]] to build adrenaline before he goes in to combat.
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*If Corvo has [[Devouring Swarm]] and the ''Carrion Killer'' [[Bone Charms|bone charm]], he can summon and kill the [[rats]] to build adrenaline before he goes in to combat.
 
**While Emily and Daud do not have Devouring Swarm, all three characters can also find and kill normal rats.
 
**While Emily and Daud do not have Devouring Swarm, all three characters can also find and kill normal rats.
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*With the ''Submerged Rage'' bone charm, Corvo and Emily can charge adrenaline in the water before leaping out and attacking people.
   
 
==Related Bone Charms==
 
==Related Bone Charms==
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*Sustained Rage - Adrenaline takes slightly longer to cool down.
 
*Sustained Rage - Adrenaline takes slightly longer to cool down.
 
*Vengeance - Adrenaline builds up much faster, but cools down much quicker.
 
*Vengeance - Adrenaline builds up much faster, but cools down much quicker.
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===''Dishonored 2''===
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*Submerged Rage - Gain Adrenaline while underwater.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==

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Blood thirsty

Blood Thirsty (Blood Thirst in Dishonored 2) is a passive supernatural ability in Dishonored and its DLCs, along with Dishonored 2. It causes Corvo Attano, Daud and Emily Kaldwin to build up adrenaline while in combat, which can then be expended to kill enemies in one hit.

Dishonored

Tier I - (2 runes (Corvo) / 1 rune (Daud))

Blood Thirsty Officer

Daud performing a fatality.

With Tier I Blood Thirsty, Corvo and Daud can gain adrenaline by engaging in combat. While adrenaline capacity is full, a powerful fatality move can be performed that kills enemies, regardless of health or blocking status. Doing so will fully drain the stored adrenaline.

Tier II - (3 runes)

With Tier II Blood Thirsty, Corvo and Daud build up adrenaline faster, and can perform two fatalities, which can be used against multiple enemies within a nearby range. Additionally, the time-limit before adrenaline drains naturally is lengthened.

Dishonored 2

Ability Runes Previous upgrade Description
Blood Thirst 2 N/A Build up Adrenaline in combat then trigger brutal melee fatalities.
Adrenaline Burst 1 Blood Thirst Replenish Adrenaline automatically while not in combat, up to half maximum.
Greater Blood Thirst 3 Blood Thirst Kill multiple enemies within range.

Usage tips

  • Adrenaline refills more quickly immediately after it has drained naturally, so go on the offensive to recharge it if it has just emptied itself.
  • The double attack does a fixed amount of damage, and will therefore not insta-kill enemies such as the Royal Executioner, unlike the single attack.
  • Even with Tier II/Greater Blood Thirst, the single attack can still be used by attacking once instead of twice.
  • Tallboys and Butchers with buzz-saws are vulnerable to Blood Thirsty, although they must be struck in the body for it to have an effect.
  • Sword swipes during use of the Blood Thirsty ability appears to have a greater range than normal sword swipes, killing enemies that would usually be slightly out of range.
  • If a double attack is used, there is time in between attacks to use a ranged weapons or supernatural ability.
  • Attacking Clockwork Soldiers builds adrenaline, though the Clockwork Soldier itself is immune to the attack.
  • If Corvo has Devouring Swarm and the Carrion Killer bone charm, he can summon and kill the rats to build adrenaline before he goes in to combat.
    • While Emily and Daud do not have Devouring Swarm, all three characters can also find and kill normal rats.
  • With the Submerged Rage bone charm, Corvo and Emily can charge adrenaline in the water before leaping out and attacking people.

Related Bone Charms

Dishonored

  • Carrion Killer - Killing rats grants some adrenaline.
  • Sustained Rage - Adrenaline takes slightly longer to cool down.
  • Vengeance - Being damaged grants a small amount of adrenaline.

The Knife of Dunwall and The Brigmore Witches

  • Carrion Killer - Killing rats grants some adrenaline.
  • Sustained Rage - Adrenaline takes slightly longer to cool down.
  • Vengeance - Adrenaline builds up much faster, but cools down much quicker.

Dishonored 2

  • Submerged Rage - Gain Adrenaline while underwater.

Trivia

  • Blood Thirsty is the only power to change names between Dishonored and Dishonored 2.
  • When adrenaline reaches a high enough level, the screen changes as though the protagonist is looking through a sepia filter, and parts of it seem to jump around, as though the protagonist's heart is beating strongly.

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