Become the Raven

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Become the Raven

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  240 Recharge time  

Common Common
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn (skill list)
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Shape-shift into norn raven form.

 Duration.png Duration: 30s

— 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 time Recharge time Description
Swipe (Become the Raven).png
0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging your target.
Redirect Arrow.png
Crippling Swipe.png
 Crippling Swipe
0.25¼ Lash out with raven wings, damaging and crippling your target.
Wind Blast (Become the Raven).png
 Wind Blast
0.75¾ 5 Blast foes with wind.
Swoop (Become the Raven).png
1 5 Swoop at a target.
0.5½ 10 Let out a wild shriek, dazing nearby enemies.
Rending Talons.png
 Rending Talons
10.5½ 10 Slash repeatedly at foe
, 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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