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0.75¾ Activation time  8 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
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Burst. Jump to the targeted location and slam your hammer down, damaging and stunning foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 404 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage: 4 (0.01)?
 Stun.png Level 1 stun: 1 second
 Stun.png Level 2 stun: 10.5½ seconds
 Stun.png Level 3 stun: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]


The blast finisher doesn't always trigger combos when leaping into friendly fields, prior to the April 2014 update.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Burst#Related traits

Discipline Discipline[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 26, 2020
  • Fixed a bug in which the spellbreaker's version of this skill did more damage than intended in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.0 to 0.01.
February 22, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to hit 10 targets at level 1 adrenaline.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
  • Using a burst skill for your equipped weapon will now set the recharge of all adrenaline tiers of that burst skill.
  • The recharge of all burst skills has been reduced from 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
December 10, 2013
  • Reduced the damage by 20%.
  • Fixed the skill facts to indicate the damage increase when Burst Mastery is traited.
November 26, 2013
  • Fixed a bug where this skill would occasionally fail to consume adrenaline.
April 30, 2013
  • Fixed the attack radius to correctly match the ground targeted decal radius.
  • Added a radius skill fact.
  • Fixed the damage displayed in the skill fact at zero adrenaline to be consistent with the skill at all adrenaline levels.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Earthshaker has been added to the game.