Crashing Waves

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Crashing Waves

Not available underwater  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Glyph of Elementals (water).png → 
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15 Recharge time  
Crashing Waves

Command your ice elemental to knock back its target and then release a wave of water that heals allies and removes a condition.

Damage.png Damage: 1,194 (0.75)?
Healing.png Healing: 6,410 (1.0)?
Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 1
Knockback.png Knockback: 180
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 240
Evade.png Defiance Break: 150
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Water Water

Arcane Arcane

Catalyst Catalyst


  • The direct damage is unaffected by any modifiers such as power or might.
  • The animation appears to come from the ice elemental. However, only the knockback originates from the elemental. The healing and cleansing comes from the player themselves.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • The cast time of the initial portion of this skill has been reduced by 1.6 seconds.
  • The number of targets knocked back has been increased from 1 to 3.
  • The healing attribute multiplier has been increased by 300%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Crashing Waves has been added to the game.