Chaos Storm

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Chaos Storm

0.25¼ Activation time  35 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
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Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.33)?
 Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (3s): 33% Movement Speed
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Poisoned.png Poison (4s): 134 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Daze.png Daze: 1 second
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]


  • This skill pulses 5 times over 5 seconds. Each pulse inflicts either Chilled, Poison, or Weakness, on up to five enemies; and applies either Aegis, Retaliation, or Swiftness, on up to five allies. Additionally, the first pulse also dazes enemies.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Interrupt#Related traits

Domination Domination

Chaos Chaos

Chronomancer Chronomancer

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 01, 2019
  • This skill now always dazes on the first strike but can no longer randomly daze on other strikes.
  • Added a skill fact to show Chaos Storm's duration.
January 22, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from applying boons and conditions to players in a downed state.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased poison duration from 2 seconds to 4 seconds.
January 21, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to stun enemies whether or not it dazed them when traited with Confounding Suggestions.
October 07, 2012
  • Increased recharge to 35 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Chaos Storm has been added to the game.


See also[edit]