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0.5½ Activation time  8 Recharge time  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Main hand dagger
Weapon slot 2
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Shock foes around you and inflict weakness on them. Gain fury for each foe hit.

 Damage.png Damage: 550 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
 Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Fury.png Fury (20.5½s): 20% Critical Chance
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description [?]


  • 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
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.