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0.75¾ Activation time  25 Recharge time  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
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Drop a comet of ice on target foe, damaging and dazing foes in the area.

 Damage.png Damage: 248 (0.75)?
 Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Water
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Air
  • Lightning Rod Lightning Rod — Cast Lightning Rod when you disable a foe.
    Disables include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.


  • The damage and other properties of the skill occur a fraction of a second before the comet lands.
  • There is a short delay before the comet hits the target.
  • Doesn't actually target an area, but rather, a specific target.
The tooltip erroneously displays ~5.56% higher damage than the actual amount dealt.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
January 27, 2015
  • The radius of this skill has been increased from 120 to 180.
July 01, 2014
  • Updated the description to better explain its functionality.
April 30, 2013
  • Blast finisher now occurs at the comet's location rather than at the elementalist's location.
February 26, 2013
  • This ability's strike now occurs faster upon casting.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Comet has been added to the game.