Charge (Become the Bear)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the norn skill in the bear form. For other uses, see Charge.
Charge (Become the Bear).png


30.75¾ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Common Common
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn (skill list)
Parent skill
Become the Bear.png
 Become the Bear
Weapon slot 5
Activ. type
Game link
External links

Hold down to charge at foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 1,160 (3.9)?
 Chilled.png Condition Effect Ignored
 Crippled.png Condition Effect Ignored
 Launch.png Launch: 600
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 1,600

— In-game description [?]


  • If the player didn't select a target, the charge won't stop after hitting targets.
  • The range fact on the tooltip is incorrect, the actual charge distance is somewhere around 3200 units, making it the longest range CC and longest distance movement skill in the game.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 09, 2014
  • Become the Bear no longer increases power levels exponentially.
    • The damage of skills in this transform has been adjusted to compensate.
  • Reduced dash speed by approximately 40%.
  • This skill will no longer deal damage if the character's position does not change significantly (for example, running against a wall).
  • Reduced damage to nearby foes while charging by 80%.
  • Increased damage of final strike by 100%.
  • This skill now ignores the movement penalties from chilled and crippled conditions.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Charge has been added to the game.