Become the Bear
Shape-shift into norn bear form.
- Duration: 30s
— In-game description [?]
Become the Bear turns the user into a half-norn half-bear. It applies the Become the Bear effect. The transformation also applies the following multipliers to your primary attributes' base values (916 at level 80):
|Attribute||Multiplier|| Level 80|
While transformed, your weapon skills are replaced with the following skill set (and the right side of the skill bar is disabled).
|1||Swipe||¼||Lash out with bear claws, damaging foes in front of you.|
|Brutal Swipe||¼||Strike foes in front of you with bear claws, making them vulnerable.|
|2||Heavy Swipe||¼||5||Swipe at your foes knocking them back.|
|3||Maul||1½||5||Slash repeatedly at foe.|
|4||Roar||½||10||Roar, giving allies might.|
|5||Charge||3¾||15||Hold down to charge at foes.|
- On Ranger characters, using this elite skill will deactivate your pet until you return to normal.
For a detailed skill history, see here.
|September 09, 2014||
|August 28, 2012|| Game release:
In Guild Wars, norn opponents have the ability to transform into Bear Form which will change their appearance to that of a bear, but not their skills. The player can get a special skill called Ursan Blessing which will change their skills, but not their appearance.