Ash wraiths have five different skills, and like party members has conditions for Combat Tactics:Flame BlastTarget at short range ~25% chance.LeapAny ~25% chance.SlamAny ~25% chance.WhirlwindSurrounded by at least 2 enemies ~20% chance.Surrounded by at least 3 enemies ~20% chance.Surrounded by at least 4 enemies ~20% chance.Watch out for rear or flank attacks, as these creatures can materialize behind or on your side. High spirit resistance will reduce the damage taken from the wraith's main attacks. See: Dragon Age: Origins