Special abilities encompass special moves (Melee, Ranged, Magic) and passive abilities. Special abilities are always available and do not need to be ranked up. Many special abilities have other special abilities and/or attributes as prerequisites.
Special moves are more powerful than basic attacks, but they come with drawbacks. A [Power Blow]] boosts a character's damage, but lower their hit chance.
Left-click the action, then click the opponent to perform the ability. If you change your mind you can right-click to cancel the selection.
You can learn new special abilities from trainers.