Cry of Frustration

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Cry of Frustration

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Profession mechanic
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25 Recharge time  
Cry of Frustration

Shatter. Destroy all your clones, confusing nearby foes. The shatter effect also occurs at your location.

Damage.png Damage: 101 (0.38)?
Confusion.png Confusion (3s): 33 Damage, 49 Damage on Skill Use
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 240
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Related traits[edit]

Domination Domination

Dueling Dueling

Chaos Chaos

Inspiration Inspiration

Illusions Illusions

Mirage Mirage

Virtuoso Virtuoso


  • The damage is based upon the equipped mainhand weapon's strength.
  • Each shatter, be it from clones or from the mesmer, causes 1 stack of confusion, or 2 stacks when using the Cry of Pain trait.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 06, 2018
  • Shatter skills now only shatter clones. Descriptions have been updated to reflect their new functionality.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Fixed the vigor skill fact that appears when Bountiful Disillusionment is present so that the correct 8-second vigor duration is indicated.
May 16, 2017
  • Increased damage by 15%.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated the description of these skills to include the effects added when Illusionary Persona functionality was made baseline.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Using any shatter skill now creates the shatter effect on you as well by default.
  • Reduced the recharge from 30 seconds to 25 seconds.
January 03, 2013
  • Shatter skills now share a global 0.25 second recharge, to prevent multiple shatter effects triggering on the same illusion.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill's tooltip now accurately shows that confusion it applies lasts for 3 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Cry of Frustration has been added to the game.


See also[edit]