Cyclone Axe

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Cyclone Axe

Warrior icon small.png Warrior (skill list)
Main hand axe
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.5½ Activation time  
6 Recharge time
8 Recharge time
Cyclone Axe

Spin around and attack all nearby foes, applying vulnerability each hit. Gain fury for each foe hit.

Damage.png Damage (2x): 646 (1.76)?
Damage.png Damage (2x): 550 (1.5)?
Fury.png Fury (2s): +25% Critical Chance
Fury.png Fury (2s): +20% Critical Chance
Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (8s): +3% Incoming Damage, +3% Incoming Condition Damage
Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (6s): +1% Incoming Damage, +1% Incoming Condition Damage
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Whirl
Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Arms Arms

Tactics Tactics

Discipline Discipline


  • This skill is a point blank area of effect attack; it can affect up to five foes.
  • The Fury granted by the skill stacks per hit, giving this skill near constant uptime of the boon against a single foe.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 28, 2022
  • Fury: Critical chance bonus increased from 20% to 25% in PvE only.
July 07, 2020
  • Increased power coefficient per strike from 0.66 to 0.75 in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.88 to 0.66. Reduced fury duration per hit from 2 seconds to 1 seconds. Adjusted vulnerability per hit from 3 stacks for 8 seconds to 1 stack for 6 seconds. Increased cooldown from 6 seconds to 8 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • The physical damage of this skill has been increased by 33%.
May 16, 2017
  • Now grants 2 seconds of fury per hit in addition to its previous effects.
  • Increased vulnerability applied per hit from 2 to 3 stacks.
  • Updated skill fact to show vulnerability applied per hit rather than total vulnerability for both hits.
July 26, 2016
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 20%.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill's damage has been increased by 57%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Cyclone Axe has been added to the game.