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Historic content quaggan icon.png This page contains information about a Guild Wars 2 skill that has been updated since its introduction.
Some of the information on this page no longer applies to the game as it currently exists.

For the current version of this skill, see Distortion.

February 06, 2018

  • Shatter Skills: These skills now only shatter clones. Descriptions have been updated to reflect their new functionality.
Distortion.png

Distortion

50 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Shatter
Game link

Gain distortion and destroy all your clones, gaining additional distortion for each one shattered.

 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 1
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Miscellaneous effect.png Prevents Capture-Point Contribution
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

September 29, 2015

  • Shatter skills: Updated the description of these skills to include the effects added when Illusionary Persona functionality was made baseline.
Distortion.png

Distortion

50 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Shatter
Game link

Gain distortion and destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining additional distortion for each one shattered.

 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 1
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Miscellaneous effect.png Prevents Capture-Point Contribution
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

June 23, 2015

  • Using any shatter skill now creates the shatter effect on you as well by default.
  • Reduced the recharge to 50 seconds.
  • When affected by traits such as Maim the Disillusioned and Illusionary Retribution, this skill now strikes 1 target.
Distortion.png

Distortion

50 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Shatter
Game link

Destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining distortion for each one shattered.

 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 1
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Miscellaneous effect.png Prevents Capture-Point Contribution
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

May 21, 2014

April 30, 2013

  • This skill no longer allows capture of control points in all formats or communing in PvP.
Distortion.png

Distortion

60 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Shatter
Game link

Destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining distortion for each one shattered.

 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Prevents Capture-Point Contribution
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

January 03, 2013

  • Shatter skills now share a global 0.25 second recharge, to prevent multiple shatter effects triggering on the same illusion.

Original version

Distortion.png

Distortion

60 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Shatter
Game link

Destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining distortion for each one shattered.

 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]