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Banish Enchantment

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Banish Enchantment

0.5½ Activation time  
20 Energy
30 Energy
25 Energy
Revenant icon small.png Revenant (skill list)
Legendary Demon
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link

Legendary Demon. Deal damage, apply chill, and remove boons from your foe.

 Damage.png Damage (3x): 318 (1.2)?
 Damage.png Damage (3x): 81 (0.3)?
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 3
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Corruption Corruption

Salvation Salvation

  • Generous Abundance Generous Abundance — Heal allies around yourself when using a Legend skill. Heal allies around Ventari's Tablet when using a Legendary Centaur skill. Dragon Facet skills and Ventari's Will cannot activate this trait.

Devastation Devastation


  • The skill casts a piercing beam between the caster and the selected target, which affects up to 5 foes that are hit by the beam.
  • It can be used beyond the skill range, but will not hit the intended target. The beam still hits targets in-line and within the range threshold.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • Reduced energy cost from 30 to 25 in PvP only.
June 28, 2022
  • Increased energy cost from 20 to 30 in WvW only.
March 04, 2020
  • Increased energy cost from 20 to 30 in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • This skill no longer inflicts confusion. Instead, it inflicts chill for 1 second and removes 1 boon per hit. The number of hits has increased from 1 to 3. Increased PvE damage by 380%. Damage in other modes increased by 20%.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the range of this skill from 600 to 900. Fixed a bug in which this skill was applying the incorrect amount of confusion in PvE.
May 08, 2018
  • The number of boons that are corrupted is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 3-boon corruption count in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the number of boons removed from 2 to 3 in PvP and WvW.
February 06, 2018
  • This skill has been split between game modes. Confusion remains at 3 stacks for 6 seconds in PvE, but this skill will now inflict 5 stacks for 2 seconds in PvP and WvW.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Banish Enchantment has been added to the game.