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Disambig icon.png This article is about the skill type. For the similar Untamed skill type, see Unleashed Ambush. For the historical thief trap, see Ambush (skill). For thief attack while stealthed, see Stealth Attack.

Ambush is a skill type available exclusively to the mesmer specialization Mirage. They replace the mesmer's first weapon skill while the mesmer is under the effects of Mirage Cloak and are determined by the main hand weapon.

List of ambush skills[edit]

# Skill Weapon Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Mirage icon small.png Mirage

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngImaginary Axes.png Imaginary Axes Axe 0.5½ 1 Ambush. [sic]Release phantasmal axes that seek out the nearest target after a short delay.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngPhantom Razor.png Phantom Razor Dagger 0.75¾ 1 Ambush. Slice your foe with a flurry of blades. Each blade inflicts different conditions.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngEther Barrage.png Ether Barrage Scepter 10.5½ 1 Ambush. Launch a barrage of chaos orbs at your foe, inflicting either confusion or torment each hit. Condition duration halved for clones.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngMirage Thrust.png Mirage Thrust Sword 0.75¾ 1 Ambush. Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword, briefly dazing them. Leave behind a clone at your original location.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngSplit Surge.png Split Surge Greatsword 10.5½ 1 Ambush. Shoot a beam at a targeted foe, and secondary beams at foes near your target.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngEffervescence.png Effervescence Rifle 0.25¼ 1 Ambush. Spray invigorating magic, damaging enemies and healing allies.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngChaos Vortex.png Chaos Vortex Staff 1 1 Ambush. Release a vortex of chaos energy that inflicts damaging conditions on foes. Allies near you gain boons. Clones using this attack grant their boons around you instead of themselves.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngAmbush Assault.png Ambush Assault Spear 10.25¼ 1 Ambush. Blink to your target and unleash a series of low-damage strikes that rapidly stack vulnerability.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngWave of Panic.png Wave of Panic Trident 0.5½ 1 Ambush. Release a wave of energy that interrupts and confuses foes.

Related traits[edit]

Traits that share ambush skill[edit]