|| This skill is split between game modes — select one to view:
Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe.
- Damage (6x): 1,320 (3.6)?
(7s): 420 Damage, 297 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 573 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
(4s): 240 Damage, 297 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 573 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
Number of Targets: 5
- Range: 900
— In-game description [?]
- The four additional strikes will hit enemies closer to the caster first.
- Malicious Sorcery - Increases attack speed while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills.
For a detailed skill history, see here.
| February 06, 2018
- Confusion duration has been reduced from 7 seconds to 4 seconds in WvW and PvP only.
| April 19, 2016
- The damage output of this skill has been increased by 20%.
| June 23, 2015
|| Specialization update:
- Added one additional strike to this skill.
- Strikes from this skill now display an additive total rather than individual hits.
- This skill now activates 50% faster.
| January 27, 2015
- The duration of confusion from this skill has been increased from 5 seconds to 7 seconds.
| October 15, 2013
- Reduced the recharge from 15 seconds to 12 seconds.
| March 26, 2013
- Now strikes enemies that it passes through.
| October 22, 2012
- This skill has been updated to fire at its correct distance.
| August 28, 2012
|| Game release:
- Confusing Images has been added to the game.