Lesser Chaos Storm

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Lesser Chaos Storm

35 Recharge time
75 Recharge time
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (trait skill list)
Method of Madness Method of Madness
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Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 88 (0.33)?
 Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Resolution.png Resolution (3s): Incoming condition damage decreased by 33%.
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (3s): +33% Movement Speed
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Poisoned.png Poison (2s): 67 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Daze.png Daze: 1 second
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Domination Domination

Dueling Dueling

Chaos Chaos

Chronomancer Chronomancer

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 11, 2021
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Method of Madness: Increased cooldown from 35 seconds to 75 seconds.
October 01, 2019
  • This skill now always dazes on the first strike but can no longer randomly daze on other strikes.
  • Added a skill fact to show Chaos Storm's duration.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Descent into Madness: The skill fired by this trait has been renamed to Lesser Chaos Storm. This trait now casts Lesser Chaos Storm when you use your healing skill in addition to when you take falling damage.
October 15, 2013
  • Descent into Madness: Fixed a bug with the Chaos Storm triggered by this trait to properly deal the correct damage.
October 15, 2013
  • Facts have been added to trait tooltips.
  • Skills that are fired off from traits will now be displayed in the tooltip.
  • Descent into Madness: Fixed the Chaos Storm created by this skill to match the actual Chaos Storm functionality.

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