Insect Swarm

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Insect Swarm

Not available underwater  10.5½ Activation time  24 Recharge time  
Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Marsh Drake
Pet (skill list)
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Not available underwater.png This skill has an underwater replacement: Poison Cloud (marsh drake)

Beast. Exhale a swarm of insects that hits multiple foes.

 Damage.png Damage (5x): 2,585 (1.25)?
 Poisoned.png5 Poison (3s): 503 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

  • Poison Master Poison Master — Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • After this skill's initial cast time, the attack itself is channeled over 1.5 seconds.
  • Fires 5 swarms over the full duration of the channel; each swarm bounces up to 2 times and is capable of hitting the same target multiple times.
  • Each swarm is treated as a projectile and can be reflected or blocked.
  • Each bounce has a maximum range of roughly 400 units.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 25, 2013
  • This skill can no longer fire behind the drake.
April 30, 2013
  • Reduced cast time from 2.7 seconds to 1.5 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Insect Swarm has been added to the game.