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Facet of Chaos

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Facet of Chaos

-4 Upkeep  

Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant (skill list)
Herald tango icon 20px.png Herald
Legendary Dragon, Facet
Facet of Chaos.png → Chaotic Release.png
Training cost
20 Hero points
Game link
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Legendary Dragon. Facet. Place the Facet of Chaos on yourself to grant nearby allies protection every few seconds.

 Facet of Chaos.png Facet of Chaos: Pulse protection to nearby allies every few seconds.
 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Protection.png Protection (2s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Interval.png Interval: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 600

— In-game description [?]


  • This skill has an instant cast time and may be cast during other actions.
  • This skill can be activated while in the air.
  • Will activate "elite skill" based rune bonuses, such as on Superior Rune of Lyssa.
  • Energy upkeep is 5 in WvW and PvP.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced protection duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP and WvW.
March 17, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from receiving the intended cooldown reduction from 45 seconds to 35 seconds in PvP and WvW.
August 29, 2018
  • Facet of Chaos—Chaotic Release: The cooldown of this skill has been split between game modes. It now has a 20-second cooldown in PvE and a 45-second cooldown in competitive modes.
July 10, 2018
  • Reduced the energy upkeep of this skill from 5 to 4 energy per second.
August 10, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that allowed players to consume facets by clicking and holding - or holding down - the associated button for a slot skill.
October 29, 2015
  • Fixed a bug so that active facets, besides Facet of Nature, will now immediately be removed when the player invokes another legend.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Facet of Chaos has been added to the game.
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