Become the Raven

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elite Norn skill. For other uses, see Raven.
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Become the Raven

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  240 Recharge time  

Common Common
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn (skill list)
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Shape-shift into norn raven form.

 Duration.png Duration: 30s

— In-game description [?]


Become the Raven turns the user into a half-norn half-raven. It applies the Raven Form effect. The transformation also applies the following multipliers to your primary attributes' base values (916 at level 80):

Attribute Multiplier Level 80
final value
Power.png Power x1 1,000
Precision.png Precision x2 2,000
Toughness.png Toughness x2 2,000
Vitality.png Vitality x3 3,000


While transformed, your weapon skills are replaced with the following skill set (and the right side of the skill bar is disabled).

Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging your target.
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 Crippling Swipe
0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging and crippling your target.
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 Wind Blast
0.75¾ 5 Blast foes with wind.
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1 5 Swoop at a target.
0.5½ 10 Let out a wild shriek, dazing nearby enemies.
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 Rending Talons
10.5½ 10 Slash repeatedly at foe
, inflicting bleeding.


Raven Form
  • Scholar Olenn's Raven Illusion provides the same exact skills as Become the Raven.
  • On Ranger characters, using this elite skill will deactivate your pet until you return to normal.

See also[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 09, 2014
  • These transforms no longer increase power levels exponentially.
  • The damage of skills in these transforms has been adjusted to compensate.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Become the Raven has been added to the game.