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"Aftershock!"

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"Aftershock!"

0.25¼ Activation time  
35 Recharge time
30 Recharge time
 
Profession
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Specialization
Tempest tango icon 20px.png Tempest
Slot
Utility
Type
Shout
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link
External links
API

Shout. Call upon the earth to cripple and immobilize foes in the area around you. Allies in the initial blast gain a magnetic aura.

 Damage.png Damage (2x): 398 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage (2x): 26 (0.1)?
 Magnetic Aura (effect).png Magnetic Aura (4s): Reflect projectiles with magnetic energy.
 Protection.png Protection (5s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Crippled.png Cripple (6s): -50% Movement Speed
 Immobile.png Immobilize (2s): Unable to move.
 Immobile.png Immobilize (3s): Unable to move.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Blast Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Notes[edit]

  • The cripple, Magnetic Aura and 1st instance of damage are applied instantly. Blast Finisher, Immobile and 2nd damage are applied after 1 second.
  • Both instances of damage occur at the initial location of the caster.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced total power coefficient from 1.5 to 0.1. Increased immobilize duration from 2 seconds to 3 seconds. Reduced protection duration from 5 seconds to 3 seconds. Reduced cooldown from 35 seconds to 30 seconds.
March 05, 2019
  • This skill now applies 5 seconds of protection to nearby allies in addition to its other effects.
October 02, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill has been reduced from 45 seconds to 35 seconds in PvE only.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • "Aftershock!" has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • The skills Shock and Aftershock formed an elementalist melee synergy combo in the original Guild Wars.