Blinding Powder

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the thief skill. For the trait skill that previously had the same name, see Lesser Blinding Powder.
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Blinding Powder

0.25¼ Activation time  40 Recharge time  3 Hero point  

Profession
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Slot
Utility
Type
Deception
Game link
External links
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Blind nearby foes and grant stealth to nearby allies.

 Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Stability.png Stability (1s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared or taunted.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Smoke Bomb Radius: 240
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts[edit]

Critical Strikes Critical Strikes[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Although this skill has a very comprehensive animation when used, it is invisible to enemy players in WvW and sPvP, so you will not reveal your position while stealthed if you use it. [verification requested]

Related skills[edit]

Area stealth
Stealth + blind

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 10, 2018
  • Updated the tooltip of this skill to better clarify its area of effect. This skill now has a 0.25-second casting time but is now also a stun breaker.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill can now be used underwater.
January 27, 2015
  • This skill no longer interrupts your own skills.
October 15, 2013
  • Stealth duration has been decreased from 5 seconds to 4 seconds when traited with Meld with Shadows. The skill remains with a base of 3 seconds.
  • This skill is now a blast finisher.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's recharge has been reduced from 60 seconds to 40 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Blinding Powder has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]