Churning Earth

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Churning Earth

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Off hand dagger
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0.75¾ Activation time  
20 Recharge time
25 Recharge time
Churning Earth

Leap at your foe and unleash a seismic wave that inflicts damages and bleeding.

Damage.png Damage: 1,100 (3.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 550 (1.5)?
Bleeding.png10 Bleeding (8s): 1,760 Damage
Bleeding.png4 Bleeding (8s): 704 Damage
Crippled.png Cripple (4s): -50% Movement Speed
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 240
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Range.png Range: 400

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth

Weaver Weaver


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 18, 2023
  • Reduced power coefficient from 1.75 to 1.5 in WvW and PvP. Reduced bleeding from 8 stacks to 4 stacks in WvW and PvP.
June 27, 2023
  • This skill no longer pulses cripple and bleeding while charging, and now performs a short leap before striking the ground. Reduced total casting time from 2 seconds to 0.8 seconds. Reduced attack radius from 360 to 240. Reduced power coefficient from 3.5 to 3.0 in PvE and from 2.25 to 1.75 in PvP and WvW. Reduced total bleeding stacks from 12 to 10 in PvE and from 12 to 8 in PvP and WvW. Reduced cooldown from 30 seconds to 25 seconds in PvP and WvW.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 30 seconds to 20 seconds.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 3.5 to 2.25.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • The crippling pulses of this skill will now apply 8 seconds of bleeding in addition to its current effects, bringing the total potential number of bleeding stacks from 8 to 12.
April 19, 2016
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 7%.
January 26, 2016
  • Reduced the casting time of this skill from 3.25 seconds to 2 seconds.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's description no longer references "hold and release."
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Churning Earth has been added to the game.