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List of mesmer skills

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This is a list of mesmer skills.

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[edit] Profession mechanic

Shatters are the mesmer's profession mechanic, occupying the F1F4 slots above the skill bar. Using a shatter will create a powerful effect by destroying all of your illusions.

Skill Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Mind Wrack.png
 Mind Wrack
15 Destroy all your clones and phantasms, damaging nearby foes.
Cry of Frustration.png
 Cry of Frustration
30 Destroy all your clones and phantasms, confusing nearby foes.
Diversion.png
 Diversion
45 Destroy all your clones and phantasms, dazing their targets.
Distortion.png
 Distortion
60 Destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining distortion for each one shattered.

[edit] Weapon skills

[edit] Two-handed

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Greatsword

1
Spatial Surge.png
 Spatial Surge
10.5½ Shoot a beam at your foe. The farther away they are, the more damage you deal.
2
Mirror Blade.png
 Mirror Blade
Clone 0.75¾ 8 Throw an illusionary greatsword that bounces between targets, damaging foes and giving might to allies. It creates a clone at its first target.
3
Mind Stab.png
 Mind Stab
0.25¼ 12 Thrust your greatsword into the ground, damaging foes and removing 1 boon.
4
Phantasmal Berserker.png
 Phantasmal Berserker
Phantasm 0.75¾ 20 Create a phantasm that uses a whirling attack to damage and cripple foes.
5
Illusionary Wave.png
 Illusionary Wave
0.5½ 30 Push back all foes in front of you with a wave of magical energy.

[edit] Staff

1
Winds of Chaos.png
 Winds of Chaos
0.75¾ Bounce an orb of energy between foes and allies that applies random boons to allies and random conditions to foes.
2
Phase Retreat.png
 Phase Retreat
Clone 10 Teleport away from your target, summoning a clone that casts Winds of Chaos.
3
Phantasmal Warlock.png
 Phantasmal Warlock
Phantasm 0.75¾ 18 Summon an illusion that deals extra damage for each unique condition on the target foe.
4
Chaos Armor.png
 Chaos Armor
35 Give yourself chaos armor, which gives yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.
5
Chaos Storm.png
 Chaos Storm
0.25¼ 35 Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies.

[edit] Main-hand only

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Scepter

1
Ether Bolt.png
 Ether Bolt
Chain 0.5½ Shoot a bolt of energy at your target.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Ether Blast.png
 Ether Blast
0.5½ Shoot a second bolt of energy at your target.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Ether Clone.png
 Ether Clone
Clone 1 Shoot out a third bolt of energy that damages your target. Summon a clone that casts Ether Bolt.
2
Illusionary Counter.png
 Illusionary Counter
Clone 2 12 Block the next attack. Counter by applying Torment and creating a clone that casts Ether Bolt.
2 Redirect Arrow.png
Counterspell.png
 Counterspell
0.5½ Shoot out a bolt that blinds foes in a line.
3
Confusing Images.png
 Confusing Images
3 15 Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe.

[edit] Main- and off-hand

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Sword

1
Mind Slash.png
 Mind Slash
Chain Slash your foe to make them vulnerable.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Mind Gash.png
 Mind Gash
Chain 0.5½ Gash your foe to make them vulnerable.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Mind Spike.png
 Mind Spike
Chain 0.5½ Stab your foe and rip a boon off of them. Does additional damage when the target has no boons.
2
Blurred Frenzy.png
 Blurred Frenzy
0.5½ 12 Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, blur the space around you, making you evade attacks.
3
Illusionary Leap.png
 Illusionary Leap
Clone 0.75¾ 12 Summon an illusion that leaps at your target, crippling them. After the initial leap, the clone will execute the Mind Slash sword chain.
3 Redirect Arrow.png
Swap.png
 Swap
0 Swap locations with your clone. Immobilize nearby foes.
4
Illusionary Riposte.png
 Illusionary Riposte
Clone 20.25¼ 15 Block your foe and create an illusion when attacked.
4 Redirect Arrow.png
Counter Blade.png
 Counter Blade
0.75¾ Shoot out a bolt that dazes foes in a line.
5
Phantasmal Swordsman.png
 Phantasmal Swordsman
Phantasm 1 20 Create an illusion that attacks your foe.

[edit] Off-hand only

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Focus

4
Temporal Curtain.png
 Temporal Curtain
0.25¼ 25 Create a wall of energy that grants Swiftness to allies who cross it while crippling foes who touch it.
4 Redirect Arrow.png
Into the Void.png
 Into the Void
Shatter your Temporal Curtain, pulling nearby enemies toward its position.
5
Phantasmal Warden.png
 Phantasmal Warden
Phantasm 1 25 Create a phantasm that attacks your target and creates a defensive bubble, protecting itself and allies from projectiles.

[edit] Pistol

4
Phantasmal Duelist.png
 Phantasmal Duelist
Phantasm 1 20 Create an illusion that unloads its pistols on your foe.
5
Magic Bullet.png
 Magic Bullet
0.5½ 25 Hit up to three foes with a single shot. The first target is stunned, the second is dazed, and the third is blinded.

[edit] Torch

4
The Prestige.png
 The Prestige
30 Disappear in a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes. Reappear three seconds later, burning nearby foes.
5
Phantasmal Mage.png
 Phantasmal Mage
Phantasm 0.75¾ 30 Create an illusion that confuses foes and grants retaliation to allies.

[edit] Aquatic

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Spear

1
Stab (mesmer skill).png
 Stab
0.5½ Stab your foe.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Jab (mesmer skill).png
 Jab
0.75¾ Jab your foe.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Evasive Strike (mesmer skill).png
 Evasive Strike
0.5½ Evade while delivering a powerful final attack.
2
Feigned Surge.png
 Feigned Surge
Clone 10.75¾ 8 Surge forward, attacking enemies in front of you, then teleport back to your starting location, creating a clone.
2 Redirect Arrow.png
Feign.png
 Feign
Teleport back to you [sic] starting point, leaving behind a clone.
3
Illusionary Mariner.png
 Illusionary Mariner
Phantasm 0.5½ 20 Create an illusion that evades while attacking your foe in a flurry.
4
Slipstream.png
 Slipstream
0.5½ 25 Create a current in front of you that rapidly propels you forward and pushes back foes that enter it.
5
Vortex.png
 Vortex
10.25¼ 40 Create a vortex at your location, pulling nearby foes toward you.

[edit] Trident

1
Siren's Call.png
 Siren's Call
0.5½ Unleash sonic energy that bounces between multiple foes, damaging and bleeding them. When it hits allies, it applies might, vigor, or swiftness.
2
Ineptitude.png
 Ineptitude
0.5½ 12 Befuddle your foes with a blinding flash of light.
3
Spinning Revenge.png
 Spinning Revenge
Clone 0.75¾ 12 Grant retaliation to nearby allies and summon a clone to attack your foe.
4
Illusionary Whaler.png
 Illusionary Whaler
Phantasm 0.5½ 20 Create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.
5
Illusion of Drowning.png
 Illusion of Drowning
0.75¾ 25 Sink and damage your foe with an illusionary anchor.

[edit] Slot skills

[edit] Healing

Skill Type Underwater.png Skill point.png Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Ether Feast.png
 Ether Feast
1 20 Heal yourself. Gain additional health for each active illusion.
Mantra of Recovery.png
 Mantra of Recovery
Mantra 3 20.75¾ 10 Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power Return.png
 Power Return
1 Instantly heal yourself.
Mirror.png
 Mirror
1 10.25¼ 15 Reflect projectiles and heal yourself.
Signet of the Ether.png
 Signet of the Ether
Signet 25 1 35 Passive: Gain Health every few seconds, based on the number of active illusions you control.
Active: Heal yourself and refresh all phantasm skill recharges.

[edit] Utility

Skill Type Underwater.png Skill point.png Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Decoy.png
 Decoy
Clone 1 40 Gain stealth and summon an illusion to attack your foe.
Mirror Images.png
 Mirror Images
Clone 3 45 Summon two clones to attack your foe.
Feedback.png
 Feedback
Glamour 3 40 Create a dome around your foes that reflects projectiles.
Null Field.png
 Null Field
Glamour Not available underwater.png 1 0.25¼ 40 Create a field of energy that rips all boons from foes, and cures all conditions on allies.
Portal Entre.png
 Portal Entre
Glamour 6 90 Create an entry portal at your location that teleports allies to your exit portal or vice-versa.
Redirect Arrow.png
Portal Exeunt.png
 Portal Exeunt
Glamour Create an exit portal.
Veil.png
 Veil
Glamour Not available underwater.png 6 0.25¼ 90 Create a wall that grants stealth to you and your allies.
Arcane Thievery.png
 Arcane Thievery
Manipulation 3 0.25¼ 45 Send three conditions you have to your foe and steal three of their boons.
Blink.png
 Blink
Manipulation Not available underwater.png 1 30 Teleport to a target location.
Illusion of Life.png
 Illusion of Life
Manipulation Not available underwater.png 3 10.25¼ 130 Gives allies Illusion of Life at the target location, allowing them to get up from downed state and keep fighting. Fully revives allies if they kill a foe.
Mimic.png
 Mimic
Manipulation Not available underwater.png 6 40.5½ 25 Absorb a projectile attack to be redirected at a foe.
Redirect Arrow.png
Echo.png
 Echo
0.75¾ Echo your mimic, shooting the stored projectile at your foe.
Mantra of Concentration.png
 Mantra of Concentration
Mantra 6 20.75¾ 25 Meditate, charging a spell that will break stuns and grant stability to nearby allies.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power Break.png
 Power Break
2 Breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies.
Mantra of Distraction.png
 Mantra of Distraction
Mantra 1 20.75¾ 30 Meditate, charging a spell that will daze your target.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power Lock.png
 Power Lock
5 Daze your foe.
Mantra of Pain.png
 Mantra of Pain
Mantra 1 20.75¾ 1 Meditate, charging a spell that will damage your target.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power Spike.png
 Power Spike
1 Damage your foe.
Mantra of Resolve.png
 Mantra of Resolve
Mantra 3 20.75¾ 20 Meditate, charging a spell that will cure conditions for you and nearby allies.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power Cleanse.png
 Power Cleanse
1 Remove conditions from you and nearby allies.
Phantasmal Defender.png
 Phantasmal Defender
Phantasm 3 10.5½ 30 Summon an illusion that redirects half of the damage you would take to itself instead.
Phantasmal Disenchanter.png
 Phantasmal Disenchanter
Phantasm 6 10.5½ 20 Summon an illusion that removes boons from foes and cures conditions on allies.
Signet of Domination.png
 Signet of Domination
Signet 1 0.25¼ 45 Passive: Improved condition damage.
Active: Stun your foe.
Signet of Illusions.png
 Signet of Illusions
Signet 6 10.25¼ 90 Passive: Grants more health to your illusions.
Active: Recharge your shatter skills.
Signet of Inspiration.png
 Signet of Inspiration
Signet 1 0.75¾ 45 Passive: Grants a random boon every ten seconds.
Active: Copy all of your boons to nearby allies.
Signet of Midnight.png
 Signet of Midnight
Signet 3 30 Passive: Improves boon duration.
Active: Blind nearby foes.

[edit] Elite

Skill Type Underwater.png Skill point.png Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Mass Invisibility.png
 Mass Invisibility
30 10.75¾ 90 You and all allies gain stealth for a short time.
Polymorph Moa.png
 Polymorph Moa
Transform Not available underwater.png 10 1 180 Turn your foe into a moa bird.
Underwater.png
Polymorph Tuna.png
 Polymorph Tuna
Transform 10.25¼ 180 Turn your foe into a tuna fish.
Time Warp.png
 Time Warp
10 0.25¼ 210 Create an area that warps time, granting you and your allies quickness.

[edit] Downed and drowning skills

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

[edit] Downed

1
Mind Blast.png
 Mind Blast
0.75¾ Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
2
Deception (mesmer skill).png
 Deception
Clone 0.5½ 15 Create a downed clone of yourself.
3
Phantasmal Rogue.png
 Phantasmal Rogue
Phantasm 0.5½ 20 Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals double damage from behind.
4
Bandage.png
 Bandage
490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.

[edit] Drowning

1
Mind Blast.png
 Mind Blast
0.75¾ Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
2
Deception (mesmer skill).png
 Deception
Clone 0.5½ 15 Create a downed clone of yourself.
3
Phantasmal Rogue.png
 Phantasmal Rogue
Phantasm 0.5½ 20 Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals double damage from behind.
4
Bandage.png
 Bandage
490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.

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