From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search
Specialization background.

"Where some see chaos, I see opportunity."

Focusing heavily on disorienting their enemies at the height of battle, a mesmer's chaos magic enhances the application of boons—often at random—and other improvements to personal defense. It also provides bonuses to condition and boon duration.

— In-game description

Chaos.png Chaos is a core specialization for the mesmer that focuses on improving defense and the application of random boons and conditions.

Tier Trait Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Metaphysical Rejuvenation.png Metaphysical Rejuvenation 15 Gain regeneration when struck while below the health threshold.
Major Adept Method of Madness.png Method of Madness Cast Lesser Chaos Storm when you use a healing skill.
Major Adept Illusionary Defense.png Illusionary Defense Gain a stacking damage reduction whenever you summon an illusion.

Virtuoso: Triggers when stocking a blade.
Major Adept Master of Manipulation.png Master of Manipulation Manipulations grant aegis to yourself and nearby allies.
Minor Master Illusionary Membrane.png Illusionary Membrane While you have regeneration, condition damage you deal is increased, and condition damage you take is reduced.
Major Master Auspicious Anguish.png Auspicious Anguish Convert damaging conditions to boons whenever you gain Distortion or become disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Major Master Chaotic Transference.png Chaotic Transference 15 Chaos Armor grants protection when cast. When you gain protection, also gain regeneration.
Major Master Chaotic Potency.png Chaotic Potency Gain condition damage. Gain additional condition damage while wielding a staff. Staff and trident skills gain reduced recharge.
Minor Grandmaster Chaotic Persistence.png Chaotic Persistence Gain concentration and expertise while affected by regeneration.
Major Grandmaster Chaotic Interruption.png Chaotic Interruption 1 When you interrupt a foe, recharge one of your equipped-weapon skills at random.
Only affects weapon skills that are recharging.
Major Grandmaster Prismatic Understanding.png Prismatic Understanding Increased stealth duration from mesmer skills. Gain random boons while you are in stealth.
Major Grandmaster Bountiful Disillusionment.png Bountiful Disillusionment Gain stability when you use a Shatter skill. Gain an additional boon based on which Shatter is used.
See also: List of mesmer traits