Ether Clone

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Ether Clone

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Activ. type
Ether Bolt.png → Ether Blast.png → 
Ether Clone.png
Game link
0.75¾ Activation time  
Ether Clone

Clone. Deliver a damaging attack directly to your target. Summon a clone that casts Ether Bolt. Inflict torment instead if you have the maximum number of illusions.

Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.5)?
Torment.png Torment (9s): 198 Damage, 286 Damage if Foe Is Stationary
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description


  • The clone created does not use the full scepter attack chain. Instead, it will use only Ether Bolt every 2s.

Related traits[edit]

Inspiration Inspiration

Illusions Illusions

Chronomancer Chronomancer

Virtuoso Virtuoso


  • As of the April 19, 2016 game update, this attack no longer uses a projectile

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 30, 2021
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill did not stock blades for a Virtuoso past a maximum of 3.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Autoattack Chain: Reduced power coefficients from 0.5/0.5/0.75 to 0.333/0.333/0.5.
December 12, 2017
  • Torment application lowered to 1 stack, duration increased to 9 seconds
August 09, 2017
  • Fixed an incorrect torment-damage skill fact.
April 19, 2016
  • Reduced the aftercast delay by 0.45 seconds.
  • This skill no longer fires a missile but is a direct attack instead.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill no longer generates a clone if the player has the max number of illusions. It instead applies 2 stacks of torment for 5 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Adjusted the timing of this attack to flow better with the other attacks in the chain.
    • The projectile is now launched sooner, but the attack has slightly longer aftercast.
    • The number of clones generated per second by this chain is unchanged.
June 27, 2013
  • Fixed a bug causing this ability to generate two clones in a WvW or PvP map.
October 22, 2012
  • Projectile skills for the scepter have had their velocity increased by 33%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Ether Clone has been added to the game.