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Gale Strike

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weaver icon small.png Weaver
Main hand sword
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Dual Attack
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0.75¾ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Gale Strike

Dual Attack. Strike your enemies, lifting them and creating cyclones at their locations.

Damage.png Damage: 101 (0.275)?
Damage.png Damage: 4 (0.01)?
Bleeding.png5 Bleeding (5s): 550 Damage
Bleeding.png5 Bleeding (1s): 110 Damage
Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (5s): +5% Incoming Damage, +5% Incoming Condition Damage
Float.png Float: 2 seconds
Number of targets.png Number of Targets per Cyclone: 1
Number of targets.png Initial Targets: 3
Duration.png Cyclone Lifetime: 10.5½ seconds
Interval.png Interval: 0.5½ seconds
Radius.png Cyclone Radius: 120
Evade.png Defiance Break: 200
Range.png Range: 170

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Earth Earth

Water Water

Arcane Arcane

Weaver Weaver


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 28, 2023
  • Increased the angle of this skill's hit box.
June 27, 2023
  • Increased float duration from 1.25 seconds to 2 seconds.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.275 to 0.01. Reduced bleeding duration from 5 seconds to 1 second.
February 06, 2018
  • Damage per strike has been increased by 25%.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Gale Strike has been added to the game.