Become the Raven

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Become the Raven

Not available underwater  
Common Common
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn (skill list)
Become the Raven.png
 → Leave Transform.png
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0.5½ Activation time  240 Recharge time  
Become the Raven

Shape-shift into norn raven form.

Duration.png Duration: 30 seconds

— In-game description

Become the Raven is a cultural elite skill available exclusively to norn characters. The skill turns the user into a raven-like creature, applying the Raven Form effect.

A norn in raven form.


  • While transformed, your weapon skills are replaced with the following skill set, and your healing and utility skills are disabled:
# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Swipe (Become the Raven).png Swipe 0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging your target.
1 ChainCrippling Swipe.png Crippling Swipe 0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging and crippling your target.
2 Wind Blast (Become the Raven).png Wind Blast 0.75¾ 5 Blast foes with wind.
3 Swoop (Become the Raven).png Swoop 1 5 Swoop at a target.
4 Shriek.png Shriek 0.5½ 10 Let out a wild shriek, dazing nearby foes.
5 Rending Talons.png Rending Talons 10.5½ 10 Slash repeatedly at foe[sic], inflicting bleeding.


  • Scholar Olenn's Raven Illusion provides the same exact skills as Become the Raven.
  • Rangers using this elite skill will have their pet deactivated until they transform back.
When hovering over this skill, the chain skill shown is "Release the Raven", which states "Shape-shift back from norn raven form." However, when using the skill, the actual chain skill is Leave Transform.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 09, 2014
  • These transforms no longer increase power levels exponentially.
  • The damage of skills in these transforms has been adjusted to compensate.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Become the Raven has been added to the game.

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