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Disambig icon.png This article is about the skill. For other uses, see Convergence (disambiguation).



Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Main hand dagger
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0.5½ Activation time  8 Recharge time  

Charge the air to shock foes around you after a short delay. Inflict weakness on enemies and gain fury for each foe struck.

Damage.png Damage: 660 (1.8)?
Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Fury.png Fury (20.5½s): +25% Critical Chance
Fury.png Fury (20.5½s): +20% Critical Chance
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Duration.png Delay: 1 second
Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Arcane Arcane

Weaver Weaver


  • There is a 1-second delay after casting before the actual strike occurs.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Damage multiplier increased from 1.5 to 1.8.
June 28, 2022
  • Fury: Critical chance bonus increased from 20% to 25% in PvE only.
December 01, 2020
  • Updated the tooltip description of this skill for greater accuracy and to include the delay duration before the skill lands.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 1.0.
April 23, 2019
  • Lightning Touch has been reworked and renamed Convergence.
    • After a 1-second delay, lightning strikes the elementalist, dealing damage and weakening foes in a 240 radius while granting the elementalist fury for each foe struck.
August 28, 2018
  • This skill now grants 2.5 seconds of fury for each foe struck, in addition to its other effects.
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 50% damage increase in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased damage by 50% in PvP and WvW.
April 19, 2016
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 66%.
June 03, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets (3).
October 22, 2012
  • This skill has had its attack angle increased.
October 01, 2012
  • This profession skill now hit 3 targets instead of 1.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Touch added to the game.