Confusing Images

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Confusing Images

2 Activation time  12 Recharge time  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon slot 3
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Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe.

 Damage.png Damage (6x): 1,320 (3.6)?
 Confusion.png6 Confusion (7s): 225 Damage On Skill Use, 924 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]


  • The four additional strikes will hit enemies closer to the caster first.

Related traits[edit]

Master of Misdirection Master of Misdirection - Confusion you inflict lasts longer. Reduces recharge of shatter skills.
Malicious Sorcery Malicious Sorcery - Increases attack speed while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.