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]

3 Focus a wrathful light ray on your foe.
Wave of Light.png
 Wave of Light
0.5½ 15 Push nearby foes back.
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]

Essence Sap.png
 Essence Sap
0.25¼ Throw energy at your target, slowing them.
Forceful Displacement.png
 Forceful Displacement
0.75¾ 10 Displace your foe through the Mists, forcing them away from you.
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]

Throw Rock.png
 Throw Rock
0.25¼ Throw a rock at your target.
Hammer Toss.png
 Hammer Toss
1 10 Throw a hammer that knocks down foes.
Vengeance (skill).png
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]

Throw Junk.png
 Throw Junk
0 Throw a bit of junk and inflict a random condition on your foe.
Grappling Line.png
 Grappling Line
10 Throw out a grappling line to pull your foe to you.
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]

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

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

Trail of Knives.png
 Trail of Knives
Throw a knife that bounces off nearby foes, crippling them.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Venomous Knife.png
 Venomous Knife
Stealth Attack. Throw a knife, bleeding and poisoning your target.
Shadow Escape.png
 Shadow Escape
15 Teleport to the target location.
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]

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

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer[edit]

Mind Blast.png
 Mind Blast
0.75¾ Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
Vanish in the Deep.png
0.5½ 15 Clone. Create a downed clone of yourself to attack your target.
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]

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

Common Common[edit]

490.25¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
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]

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

See also[edit]