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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist skill. For the Skyscale's skill, see Fireball (skyscale).



Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
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Cast a fireball that explodes on impact and hits multiple foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 565 (1.4)?
 Damage.png Damage: 269 (0.666)?
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire


  • Attack speed is 1 attack per 1.4 seconds.
  • The projectile flies in a small arc and then explodes, so it can hit targets from further than maximum range, and occasionally ones behind (small) obstructions

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Damage multiplier increased from 1.0 to 1.4. Now also inflicts 1 stack of burning with a 1-second duration.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.0 to 0.666.
April 19, 2016
  • The effect of this skill has been returned to its previous state.
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 17%.
November 17, 2015
  • Reduced the visual noise on the effects associated with this skill.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Blasting Staff: The effects of this trait have been added to all staff-skill area attacks by default.
September 09, 2014
  • Added a Number of Targets: 3 skill fact.
June 03, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for the maximum number of targets (3).
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the base radius to 120. Increased the radius to 180 when traited with Blasting Staff.
December 14, 2012
  • The Fireball tooltip has been updated to display the correct radius.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fireball has been added to the game.