Glacial Blow

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Glacial Blow

0.75¾ Activation time  
6 Recharge time
8 Recharge time
 
Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon
Hammer
Trait req.
Glacial Heart Glacial Heart
Weapon slot 2
Game link
External links
API

Crush nearby foes with a chilling slam.

 Damage.png Damage: 969 (2.4)?
 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

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • This skill causes the player to leap forward up to 300 units.
  • Compared to Mighty Blow:
    • Maximum potential damage per second (max dps)
      • Glacial Blow: 2.4x damage every 6 seconds = 0.4x max dps
      • Mighty Blow: 2.1x damage every 4 seconds = 0.525x max dps
      • Glacial Blow / Mighty Blow = (0.4x max dps) / (0.525x max dps) = 76.19% max dps
    • Damage per cast
      • Glacial Blow: 2.4x damage
      • Mighty Blow: 2.1x damage
      • Glacial Blow / Mighty Blow = 2.4x damage / 2.1x damage = 114.39% damage per cast
  • Glacial Blow deals damage first, and then inflicts Chilled.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.