Blurred Frenzy

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Blurred Frenzy

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Main hand sword
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Activ. type
Game link
1 Activation time  10 Recharge time  
Blurred Frenzy

Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, distorting the space around you, making you evade attacks.

Damage.png Damage (8x): 1,128 (3.0768)?
Damage.png Damage (8x): 376 (1.024)?
Distortion.png Blur (1s): Evade all attacks.
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description


  • If you move while channeling the skill, it cancels your attack and the blur effect. The skill will also go on full cooldown.
  • The duration of the blur effect is 1.12s without Quickness.png Quickness and 0.88 seconds with Quickness.png Quickness. This is a side effect of the effect being removed when the skill channel ends.

Related traits[edit]

Dueling Dueling

Virtuoso Virtuoso

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.2564 to 0.128.
July 10, 2018
  • The animation time of this skill has been reduced from approximately 1.75 seconds to 1 second while retaining all previous attacks.
  • Damage of this skill has been reduced by 17% in PvP and WvW, with PvE being reduced by 36%.
  • The baseline recharge time has been reduced from 12 seconds to 10 seconds.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now goes on full cooldown if it is canceled.
October 18, 2016
  • The damage of this ability has been increased by 100% in PvE areas only.
June 25, 2013
  • This is now evasion instead of immunity. This means it will be affected by retaliation.
  • Increased the cooldown to 12 seconds.
June 11, 2013
  • Updated the duration tooltip to indicate the actual duration of the evasion.
December 03, 2012
  • Updated the description for Blurred Frenzy to indicate that it gives evasion through "Blur", instead of "Distortion".
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Blurred Frenzy has been added to the game.