Arcane Wave

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Arcane Wave

2 Recharge time  2 Ammunition  Ground-targeted  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link


Arcane. Blast foes in the target area with an energy wave for critical damage.

 Damage.png Damage: 372 (1.4)?
 Damage.png Damage: 160 (0.6)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 30 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 360
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Arcane Arcane


  • This skill has an instant cast time and may be cast during other skill channels.
  • This skill can be activated while in the air.
As of April 2016 this skill no longer acts as a blast underwater despite the tooltip description.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.4 to 0.6.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now uses the ammo system.
  • Ammo count has been set to 2, with a 30-second count recharge.
  • There is a 2-second recharge between each use.
September 29, 2015
  • Added skill facts for the underwater version of this skill.
September 30, 2014
  • Updated the description to more accurately describe functionality.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill would not trigger the Arcane Energy trait.
May 20, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number targets: 5.
January 21, 2014
  • This skill is no longer ground-targeted while underwater and will now activate the area effect on the targeted enemy.
December 10, 2013
  • Can now be ground targeted.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill no longer applies conditions at an infinite range when traited with Elemental Surge.
June 25, 2013
  • This skill now hits 5 targets instead of 6.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Arcane Wave has been added to the game.