Deceptive Evasion

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Deceptive Evasion

Mesmer icon small.png Dueling (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
Deceptive Evasion

Create a clone at your current position when you dodge.

Miscellaneous effect.png Combat Only

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Inspiration Inspiration

Illusions Illusions


  • This trait operates only during combat.
  • The resulting clone appears at the beginning of the mesmer's dodge roll and targets the nearest foe.
  • When used in conjunction with Infinite Horizon Infinite Horizon, the newly created clone will gain mirage cloak and perform its ambush attack.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Added a skill fact to indicate that this trait only functions while in combat.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Grandmaster tier.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Deceptive Evasion has been added to the game.