Chaos Armor

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Chaos Armor

30 Recharge time  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon slot 4
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Apply a random condition to nearby foes and gain chaos armor. Chaos armor gives you random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.

 Chaos Armor.png Chaos Aura (5s): Give yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.
 Protection.png Protection (5s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (5s): 33% Movement Speed
 Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Confusion.png Confusion (5s): 50 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Crippled.png Cripple (3s): -50% Movement Speed
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description [?]


  • The boon/condition trigger uses an internal cooldown of one second.
  • The chance of each boon or condition being applied is random.
  • Though aura isn't in the name, it is in fact an aura.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 22, 2017
  • Reduced recharge to 30 seconds.
  • This skill now applies a random condition (confusion, cripple, or weakness) to nearby foes when activated.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill no longer blinds enemies. It will instead apply weakness to them for 3 seconds.
  • The applied duration for swiftness and confusion has been increased from 3 seconds to 5 seconds.
December 01, 2015
  • The visual effects have been replaced with a new version to reduce visual noise.
October 21, 2014
  • Removed the range indicator from this skill.
May 20, 2014
  • Increased the culling priority on this effect.
July 09, 2013
  • This skill no longer automatically applies protection when activated.
  • This buff now provides an equal chance to trigger regeneration, swiftness, or protection on hit with a 1-second internal recharge.
  • The random condition applied now has a 1-second internal recharge per target.
  • These changes apply to the Chaos Armor provided through combo finishers as well.
October 07, 2012
  • Decreased recharge to 35 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Chaos Armor has been added to the game.