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Effect type
Control effect

Float is an effect caused by some skills which forces the affected targets to move towards the center of the effect or the surface of the water.

Skills that float[edit]

Weapon skills that float

Transform skills that float

Elite skills that float

Drowning skills that float

Common skills that float

Related traits[edit]

See also: Traits related to disable (Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.)


  • This can be used as a form of control to create space between you and your target.
  • In the case of the elementalist skill, it can be used to pull an enemy closer to you as well.

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
May 11, 2021
  • (Wiki notes) The icon has been changed slightly.
February 06, 2018
  • The speed at which sink and float move vertically has been reduced by 50%.
May 28, 2013
  • Sink and Float effects: No longer affect targets above water.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Float has been added to the game.