Become the Wolf

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Become the Wolf.png

Become the Wolf

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  240 Recharge time  

Common Common
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn (skill list)
Become the Wolf.png
Leave Transform.png
Game link
External links

Shape-shift into norn wolf form.

 Duration.png Duration: 30s

— In-game description [?]

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

A norn in wolf 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
Rending Swipe.png
 Rending Swipe
0.25¼ Slash at your target, bleeding them twice.
1 Rending Swipe, Rending Slash chainRedirect Arrow.png
Rending Swipe.png
 Rending Slash
0.25¼ Slash at your target, bleeding them four times.
Blood Frenzy.png
 Blood Frenzy
10.5½ 5 Slash repeatedly at foe, stealing life.
Snarl (Become the Wolf).png
0.5½ 10 Let out a snarl, striking fear into your foes.
Howl (Become the Wolf).png
0.5½ 10 Howl wildly, giving allies fury and regeneration.
Leap (Become the Wolf).png
1 15 Leap onto foe, knocking them down.


  • 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 Wolf", which states "Shape-shift back from norn wolf 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 Wolf has been added to the game.

See also[edit]