Arcane Thievery

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Arcane Thievery

0.25¼ Activation time  25 Recharge time  4 Hero point  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Utility
Type
Manipulation
Game link
External links
API

Send three conditions you have to your foe and steal three of their boons.

 Range.png Range: 1,200
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Chaos
Master of Manipulation Master of Manipulation - When you use a manipulation skill, gain mirror for a short duration. Reduces recharge on manipulation skills.

Notes[edit]

  • When used underwater, the activation is 0.5½ Activation time second.
  • The recharge of this skill is 25 seconds in PvP.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill has been unsplit and now has a 25-second recharge in all game modes.
February 22, 2017
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 35 seconds to 25 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 45 seconds to 35 seconds.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this skill to transfer blindness.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Manipulation skill range has been increased to 1200.
June 03, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Far-Reaching Manipulations trait to reduce the cooldown of this skill.
April 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that would reset the cooldown for this skill when Far-Reaching Manipulations was equipped.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill will now have a consistent animation when used with a greatsword.
April 30, 2013
  • Now correctly transfers the boons removed from enemies and the conditions removed from the mesmer.
March 26, 2013
  • Now has the correct range when the Far-Reaching Manipulations trait is equipped.
December 14, 2012
  • Fixed a bug that allowed mesmers to steal skills from Kasha using Arcane Thievery.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill now appropriately removes the aegis boon rather than being blocked by it.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Arcane Thievery has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]