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Shape-shift into a whirling maelstrom that pulls foes into its destructive vortex.
— In-game description [?]
- All skills are disabled during the transformation.
- This skill is a whirl finisher.
- Killing blows dealt during this transformation count toward the Sword Master achievement.
- Elixir X has a chance to grant this transform.
- Since no racial elites can be used underwater, this is the only Elite an Elementalist can choose for underwater combat.