Meteor Shower

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Meteor Shower

30.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Profession
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon
Staff
 
Weapon slot 5
Attunement
Fire
Activ. type
Channeled
Game link

Call down a meteor shower onto the target area.

 Damage.png Damage: 525 (1.3)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 24
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 3
 Duration.png Duration: 9s
 Radius.png Damage Radius: 180
 Radius.png Radius: 360
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Fire Magic

Notes[edit]

  • Each of the 24 meteors deal damage randomly around in the targeted area.
    • Since each meteor has its own area, they may hit outside the skill's AoE circle if the center or a meteor's AoE is close enough to the border.
  • Movement interrupts the channeling time, resulting in fewer meteors.
  • The meteors will only fall within the limits of the map where player characters would be able to be (e.g: They won't fall on a slope a player can't climb or slide down from above). This can be used to narrow the spread and increase the effective damage of the skill.
  • Can be precast during Burning Retreat for longer range cast, causing the channel to begin after the Burning Retreat ends.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 23, 2017
  • The cooldown for non-player targets will now apply for 0.33 seconds if the player is affected by quickness.
February 22, 2017
  • This skill now has a 0.5-second cooldown when hitting nonplayer targets.
September 29, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused all impacts to fall within a smaller than intended radius when casting this skill.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Blasting Staff: The effects of this trait have been added to all staff-skill area attacks by default.
September 30, 2014
  • Updated the Duration: 9 skill fact.
  • Adjusted the ground effect ring to better match skill duration.
May 20, 2014
  • Added a toughness increase skill fact when traited with Obsidian Focus.
April 15, 2014
  • Updated the skill fact to display the increased endurance regeneration while the player has the Zephyr's Focus trait.
  • Added a red ring to indicate area of effect for enemy players.
  • Added a white ring for allied players.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the impact radius to 180 when traited with Blasting Staff.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the cast time from 4.2 seconds to 3.8 seconds.
  • Increased the size of the area that each meteor strikes.
  • This ability has been optimized. As a result, no functionality has been changed, but the amount of meteor effects has been reduced.
    • Previously, extra meteor effects that didn't actually do any damage would play.
    • We now only display the meteors that deal damage on impact.
February 26, 2013
  • Fixed a bug where players would sometimes become rooted after cancelling meteor shower, healing rain, or similar skills.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Meteor Shower has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]