Glacial Blow

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Glacial Blow

Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Trait req.
Glacial Heart Glacial Heart
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.75¾ Activation time  
4 Recharge time
6 Recharge time
Glacial Blow

Crush nearby foes with a chilling slam. If your target has been struck by Banish, teleport to them.

Damage.png Damage: 1,009 (2.5)?
Damage.png Damage: 807 (2.0)?
Chilled.png Chilled (20.5½s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 180
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Range.png Range: 300
Range.png Teleport Range: 800

— In-game description


  • Glacial Blow triggers a short leap to the target up to 300 range.
  • Glacial Blow deals damage first, and then inflicts Chilled.

Related traits[edit]

Virtues Virtues

Willbender Willbender

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • (Undocumented) Now teleports to the target if Banished is applied to it.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 6 seconds to 4 seconds. Damage multiplier increased from 2.4 to 2.5.
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced cooldown from 10 seconds to 8 seconds in PvP and WvW.
December 11, 2018
  • Glacial Blow has been added to the game.