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Movement speed decreased by 50%; stacks duration.

— In-game description

Crippled targets will visibly limp. Cripple also deals defiance bar damage at a rate of 15 per second.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Condition#Related skills

Skills that cripple[edit]

Weapon skills that cripple[edit]

Bundle skills that cripple[edit]

Transform skills that cripple[edit]

Healing skills that cripple[edit]

Utility skills that cripple[edit]

Elite skills that cripple[edit]

Profession mechanic skills that cripple[edit]

Pet skills that cripple[edit]

Downed skills that cripple[edit]

Drowning skills that cripple[edit]

Racial skills that cripple[edit]

Skills that convert boons into crippled[edit]

See also: Condition#Skills that convert boons into conditions

Common skills that cripple[edit]

Skills that remove crippled[edit]

See also: Boon#Skills that convert conditions into boonsCondition#Skills that remove conditions

Weapon skills that remove chilled[edit]

Healing skills that remove crippled[edit]

Utility skills that remove crippled[edit]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Condition#Related traits

Traits that apply crippled[edit]

Trait skills that apply crippled[edit]

Traits that benefit from crippled on self[edit]

Traits that benefit from crippled on foes[edit]

Traits that reduce the effects of crippled[edit]

Traits that remove crippled[edit]

See also: Boon#Traits that convert conditions into boons

Related effects[edit]

Effects that cripple[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Condition#Related equipment

Upgrade components that apply crippled[edit]

Upgrade components that improve crippled[edit]

Upgrade components that affect crippled on self[edit]


Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Crippled.
  • Cripple will also shorten your leap range.
  • Story-related "wounded" NPCs are sometimes given a permanent Crippled effect to make them significantly slower. These effects can nevertheless still be drawn or removed by conventional condition-related skills.

Player chatter[edit]

  • When Cripple is applied to a character they will occasionally shout out one of the following lines, depending on their race and gender.
Race Gender
Male Female
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura I'm incapacitated! My mobility is impaired!
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr My leg! Can't walk right...
Human tango icon 20px.png Human My leg! My leg!
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Ah my leg! Not the leg...
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari Ah, ow my leg... ah... I can barely stand.

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
September 29, 2015
  • Reduced the maximum stacks of this condition from 9 to 5.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Boon to Condition Conversion: Swiftness converts to crippled for 10 seconds. (+5 seconds).
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Crippled has been added to the game.