Decoy

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Decoy

40 Recharge time  4 Hero point  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Utility
Type
Clone
Game link
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Gain stealth and summon an illusion to attack your foe.

 Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
 Breaks stun 40px.png Breaks Stun
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Notes[edit]

  • Stealth from this skill will stack duration with other stealth effects.
  • Only creates a clone when targeting a foe within range. If no foe is targeted, using the skill will still apply the other effects.
  • This skill will cancel any activation time when used.

Related traits[edit]

Dueling
Dueling Desperate Decoy - Cloak and leave a clone of yourself behind if you take damage while below the health threshold.
Chaos
Chaos Prismatic Understanding - Increased stealth duration from mesmer skills. Gain random boons while you are in stealth.
Illusions
Illusions Illusionist's Celerity - Reduces recharge on illusion-summoning skills.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this skill to stealth the player when they were revealed.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Decoy has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • Prior to the September 9th Feature Patch of 2014, this skill used to apply a distinct Decoy effect that was different from normal stealth in the following ways:
    • The Decoy effect could be achieved while revealed.
    • Decoy did not stack in duration with other stealth effects.