Crippling Shield

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Crippling Shield

0.75¾ Activation time  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Conjure Earth Shield.png
 Conjure Earth Shield
Magnetic Shield
Weapon slot 1
Activ. type
Shield Smack.png
Shield Smash.png
Crippling Shield.png
Game link
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Throw your shield in a line, crippling struck foes. This attack deals bonus damage if you have barrier.

 Damage.png Damage: 266 (0.75)?
 Damage.png Damage Increase: 100%
 Barrier.png Bleeding.png2 Bleeding (10s): 440 Damage
 Crippled.png Cripple (2s): -50% Movement Speed
 Range.png Range: 450

— In-game description [?]


  • Attack chain will reset even if the shield has not visually returned to your hand.
  • This skill can hit twice - once as the shield is thrown, and once as it returns.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 07, 2017
  • This skill now deals double damage and inflicts 2 stacks of bleeding for 10 seconds (per target) if the user is under the effects of barrier.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill is now the third skill in the auto-attack chain.
  • Increased the damage by 50%.
  • Reduced the range to 450.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Crippling Shield has been added to the game.