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Not available underwater  Ground-targeted  
Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Mirage icon small.png Mirage
Training cost
25 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Recharge time  
3 Ammunition
2 Ammunition

Deception. Shadowstep to a target location and confuse nearby foes.

Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.5)?
Confusion.png3 Confusion (6s): 198 Damage, 148 Damage on Skill Use
Confusion.png3 Confusion (2s): 66 Damage, 148 Damage on Skill Use
Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 1
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20 seconds
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 30 seconds
Radius.png Radius: 180
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
Range.png Range: 450

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Illusions Illusions

Mirage Mirage


The combo finisher does not act like a normal combo-leap; it does not activate when using Jaunt externally going into a combo field.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 29, 2020
  • Fixed an issue in which the tooltip of the skill displayed an incorrect maximum count in PvP and WvW.
December 11, 2018
  • The number of charges this skill can hold has been split between game modes and reduced from 3 charges to 2 charges in PvP and WvW.
July 10, 2018
  • The ammunition recharge time of this skill has now been split and will use a 30-second cooldown in PvP and WvW while maintaining a 20-second cooldown in PvE.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced damage by 50% in PvP and WvW.
February 06, 2018
  • Condition duration from this skill has been split.
    • In PvE, the confusion duration has been increased from 4 seconds to 6 seconds.
    • In PvP and WvW, the confusion duration has been reduced from 4 seconds to 2 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from being recognized as an elite skill for the purposes of some rune effects.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Jaunt has been added to the game.


  • "Jaunt" has a modern definition of "a short excursion or journey for pleasure".
  • The term was popularized by the 1957 science fiction novel, The Stars My Destination. In this book, humans learned how to teleport themselves, or to "Jaunte".
  • When using the skill, the character will occasionally shout out one of the following lines:
Shifting sands!
I move with the desert wind!
Over here!
Time and space are my allies!