Blurred Frenzy

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PvP Menu Bar icon.pngWvW Menu Bar icon.png This skill has a PvP and WvW version — see Blurred Frenzy (PvP).
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Blurred Frenzy

0.5½ Activation time  12 Recharge time  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Main hand sword
Weapon slot 2
Activ. type
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Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, distorting the space around you, making you evade attacks.

 Damage.png Damage (8x): 1,760 (4.8)?
 Distortion.png Blur (20.5½s): Evade all attacks.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Evasive Mirror Evasive Mirror - Gain a barrier that reflects projectiles after a successful evasion.
Fencer's Finesse Fencer's Finesse - Gain a stacking ferocity effect when you or one of your illusions strikes with a one-handed sword or a spear. Reduces recharge on sword and spear skills.
Mental Defense Mental Defense - Cast Lesser Phantasmal Defender on your attacker when you successfully block or evade an attack.


  • The damage of this ability is increased by 100% in PvE areas only.
  • If you move while channeling the skill, it cancels your attack and the blur effect. The skill will also go on full cooldown.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.