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Katabatic Wind

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Katabatic Wind

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weaver icon small.png Weaver
Main hand dagger
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Dual Attack
Game link
18 Recharge time  

Dual Attack. Release a frigid wind that damages foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 323 (0.88)?
 Chilled.png Chilled (3s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Regeneration.png Regen (4s): 520 Heal
 Daze.png Daze: 10.5½ seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Evade.png Defiance Break: 150

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Water Water

Arcane Arcane

Weaver Weaver

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
March 27, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to grant an improper version of the regeneration boon to allies.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Katabatic Wind has been added to the game.


  • A katabatic wind, also called a fall wind, is a frigid wind falling from high elevation to low elevation, generally down the slope of a mountain.