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Axes of Symmetry

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Axes of Symmetry

0.75¾ Activation time  
10 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
 
Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Specialization
Mirage tango icon 20px.png Mirage
Weapon
Main hand axe
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Movement
Shadowstep
Game link
External links
API

You and all your axe clones shadowstep to a random location around your target and strike, applying confusion. This attack breaks enemy targeting, and your illusions change focus to the targeted foe.

 Damage.png Damage: 458 (1.25)?
 Damage.png Damage: 642 (1.75)?
 Confusion.png3 Player Confusion (6s): 180 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png3 Player Confusion (3s): 90 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png Clone Confusion (6s): 60 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png Clone Confusion (3s): 30 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Breaks Enemy Targeting.png Breaks Enemy Targeting
 Evade.png Evade: 0.75¾ seconds
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Mirage Mirage
Mirrored Axes Mirrored Axes - Reduce recharge of axe skills. Axe skills generate an additional phantom axe.

Notes[edit]

  • While only axe clones are teleported, the focus change affects all clones.
  • Phantasms are entirely unaffected.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 10 seconds to 15 seconds.
March 05, 2019
  • Reduced this skill's damage in WvW to match the PvP version of this skill. The number of confusion stacks that this applies is now 3 in all game modes.
December 11, 2018
  • The physical damage of this skill has been split between game modes and reduced by about 30% in PvP only.
July 10, 2018
  • Inflicted confusion duration has been reduced from 8 seconds to 6 seconds in PvE.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill has regained its confusion-inflicting function.
  • Confusion remains split between game modes and will inflict 6 stacks for 3 seconds in PvP and WvW, and 3 stacks for 8 seconds in PvE, with each clone inflicting one stack of the condition.
February 08, 2018
  • Now applies torment instead of confusion. Previous durations unchanged.
February 06, 2018
  • The confusion aspect of this skill has been split.
  • Confusion stacks have been reduced in WvW and PvP from 5 to 3, and their duration has been reduced from 4 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • Clone-inflicted confusion duration has been reduced from 4 seconds to 3 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • This skill will now rotate the camera to face your target after the shadowstep.
  • This skill now performs a range check before casting.
  • Shortened maximum distance to target after shadowstep by 20%.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Axes of Symmetry has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • An axis of symmetry is a line which splits a graph into two perfect mirror images.