List of downed skills

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Downed skills are the four skills available to a player in the downed state and a fifth skill in PvE for those with the Spectral Aid mastery. The first three slots are determined by your profession; the fourth slot is always Bandage and the fifth skill is Signet of Agony for those with the mastery.

Unlocking progression[edit]

Skill Requirement
First and fourth downed skill (Bandage), along with the downed state and rallying. Level 5
Second downed skill. Level 16
Third downed skill Level 19
Fifth downed skill (Signet of Agony) (PvE only) Train the Spectral Aid Mastery (requires having The Head of the Snake episode unlocked)

Downed skills by profession[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian[edit]

1 Wrath.png Wrath 3 Focus a wrathful light ray on your foe.
2 Wave of Light.png Wave of Light 0.5½ 15 Push nearby foes back.
3 Symbol of Judgment.png Symbol of Judgment 0.5½ 20 Draw a symbol on the ground that heals allies and damages foes.

Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant[edit]

1 Essence Sap.png Essence Sap 0.25¼ Throw energy at your target, slowing them.
2 Forceful Displacement.png Forceful Displacement 0.75¾ 10 Displace your foe through the Mists, forcing them away from you.
3 Vengeful Blast.png Vengeful Blast 0.5½ 10 Pull energy towards you from the Mists, damaging nearby foes. The damage is increased as the energy is drawn inwards.

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior[edit]

1 Throw Rock.png Throw Rock 0.25¼ Throw a rock at your target.
2 Hammer Toss.png Hammer Toss 1 10 Throw a hammer that knocks down foes.
3 Vengeance (skill).png Vengeance 0.5½ 20 Rally and fight normally for a brief time. You have a chance to fully rally if you kill an enemy. When the vengeance ends, you are defeated.

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer[edit]

1 Throw Junk.png Throw Junk 0.25¼ Throw a bit of junk and inflict a random condition on your foe.
2 Grappling Line.png Grappling Line 10 Throw out a grappling line to pull your foe to you.
3 Booby Trap.png Booby Trap 20 Set off an explosive booby trap, launching nearby foes with a powerful blast.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger[edit]

1 Throw Dirt.png Throw Dirt 0.25¼ Throw a handful of dirt to bleed your foe.
2 Thunderclap (ranger skill).png Thunderclap 10 Damages your target and dazes foes around that target.
3 Lick Wounds.png Lick Wounds 0.5½ 20 Revive your pet at your location to revive you.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

1 Trail of Knives.png Trail of Knives 0.25¼ Throw a knife that bounces off nearby foes, crippling them.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngVenomous Knife.png Venomous Knife Stealth Attack. Throw a knife, bleeding and poisoning your target.
2 Shadow Escape.png Shadow Escape 15 Teleport to the target location.
3 Smoke Bomb (thief skill).png Smoke Bomb 0.5½ 20 Drop a smoke bomb and vanish in stealth.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist[edit]

1 Thunderclap (ranger skill).png Discharge Lightning 0.5½ 0 Blast your foe with lightning.
2 Vapor Form.png Vapor Form 20 Assume a mobile, vaporous form, returning to a downed state when the effect ends.
3 Grasping Earth.png Grasping Earth 30.5½ 10 Immobilize your foe with hands erupting from the ground.

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer[edit]

1 Mind Blast.png Mind Blast 0.75¾ Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
2 Vanish in the Deep.png Deception 0.5½ 15 Clone. Create a downed clone of yourself to attack your target.
3 Phantasmal Rogue.png Phantasmal Rogue 0.5½ 8 Phantasm. Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals increased damage from behind. If the rogue hits, the recharge of this skill is reduced.

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer[edit]

1 Life Leech.png Life Leech 60.25¼ Leech health from a foe to heal yourself.
2 Fear (necromancer skill).png Fear 10.25¼ 10 Make your foe flee in fear.
3 Fetid Ground.png Fetid Ground 0.25¼ 20 Create fetid ground that damages and poisons foes.

Common Common[edit]

4 Bandage.png Bandage 490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
5 Signet of Agony.png Signet of Agony 3 30 Signet Passive: Your attacks steal health.
Signet Active: Creates a large explosion around you, applying Spectral Agony to enemies caught within. Channel longer to increase its size.
Unaffected by traits.

Common In Snowball Mayhem[edit]

1 Water Missile.png Throw Snowball 0.5½ 1 Knock down any player holding a snowball.
2 Icy Ground.png Icy Ground 1 12 Coat the target area in ice, causing enemies to slip.
3 Freeze Beam.png Freeze Beam 3 10 Freeze your foe with a beam of energy.

See also[edit]