List of mesmer traits

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This is a list of mesmer traits.

Domination.png Domination[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Illusion of Vulnerability.png Illusion of Vulnerability Inflict vulnerability when you interrupt a foe.
This trait can only effect enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Major Adept Confounding Suggestions.png Confounding Suggestions 5 Chance to inflict stun whenever you daze a target. Increased stun and daze duration.
Major Adept Empowered Illusions.png Empowered Illusions Illusions deal more damage.
Major Adept Rending Shatter.png Rending Shatter Shatter skills inflict vulnerability on hit.
Minor Master Dazzling.png Dazzling Dazing a foe also applies vulnerability.
Major Master Shattered Concentration.png Shattered Concentration Shatter skills also remove a boon on hit.
Major Master Blurred Inscriptions.png Blurred Inscriptions Activating a signet grants you distortion and removes conditions. Signet recharge is also reduced.
Major Master Furious Interruption.png Furious Interruption 3 Gain quickness when you interrupt a foe.
Minor Grandmaster Fragility.png Fragility Deal more damage for each stack of vulnerability on your target.
Major Grandmaster Imagined Burden.png Imagined Burden Greatsword skills other than the Spatial Surge gain recharge reduction and inflict cripple. Phantasmal Berserker summons an additional berserker but deals less damage.
Major Grandmaster Mental Anguish.png Mental Anguish Shatter skills deal more damage. This damage increase is doubled against foes that are not activating skills.
Major Grandmaster Mental Anguish.png Mental Anguish (PvP) Shatter skills deal more damage. This damage increase is doubled against foes that are not activating skills.
Major Grandmaster Power Block.png Power Block Interrupts deal damage and inflict weakness. Enemy skills that you interrupt have an increased cooldown.
Cannot increase recharge of skills with no recharge or skills on creatures with defiance bars.
This trait can only damage enemies with defiance bars once per interval.

Dueling.png Dueling[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Critical Infusion.png Critical Infusion 10 Gain vigor when delivering a critical hit.
Major Adept Phantasmal Fury.png Phantasmal Fury Your phantasms have fury.
Major Adept Desperate Decoy.png Desperate Decoy Cloak and leave a clone of yourself behind if you take damage while below the health threshold.
Major Adept Duelist's Discipline.png Duelist's Discipline Pistol attacks from you and your illusions cause bleeding. Interrupting a foe recharges pistol skills.
This trait can only reduce recharge on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Minor Master Sharper Images.png Sharper Images Illusions inflict bleeding on critical hits.
Major Master Blinding Dissipation.png Blinding Dissipation Blind foes around you whenever you use a shatter skill.
Major Master Evasive Mirror.png Evasive Mirror 10.5½ Gain a barrier that reflects projectiles after a successful evasion.
Major Master Fencer's Finesse.png Fencer's Finesse Gain a stacking ferocity effect when you or one of your illusions strikes with a one-handed sword or a spear. Reduces recharge on sword and spear skills.
Minor Grandmaster Master Fencer.png Master Fencer 5 Gain fury when you strike an enemy whose health is below the threshold.
Major Grandmaster Harmonious Mantras.png Superiority Complex Your critical hits deal more damage. Critical hit damage against disabled foes, or foes below the health threshold, is further increased.
Disabled foes are affected by stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, fear, taunt, or launch.
Major Grandmaster Ineptitude.png Ineptitude Interrupting a foe inflicts blind, and blinding a foe inflicts confusion.
This trait can only activate on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Major Grandmaster Ineptitude.png Ineptitude Interrupting a foe inflicts blind, and blinding a foe inflicts confusion.
This trait can only activate on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Major Grandmaster Deceptive Evasion.png Deceptive Evasion Create a clone at your current position when you dodge.

Chaos.png Chaos[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Metaphysical Rejuvenation.png Metaphysical Rejuvenation 15 Gain regeneration when your health drops below the threshold.
Major Adept Descent into Madness.png Descent into Madness Cast Lesser Chaos Storm when you take falling damage or use a heal skill. Take less damage from falling.
Major Adept Illusionary Defense.png Illusionary Defense Gain stacking damage reduction whenever you summon an illusion.
Major Adept Master of Manipulation.png Master of Manipulation When you use a manipulation skill, gain mirror for a short duration. Reduces recharge on manipulation skills.
Minor Master Illusionary Membrane.png Illusionary Membrane 15 Gain protection when you gain regeneration.
Major Master Mirror of Anguish.png Mirror of Anguish 60 When disabled by stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, fear, taunt, or launch, you mirror the disabling effect back to its source.
Major Master Chaotic Transference.png Chaotic Transference Gain condition damage based on your toughness.
Major Master Chaotic Dampening.png Chaotic Dampening Chaos armor grants protection. Staff and trident skills gain reduced recharge.
Minor Grandmaster Chaotic Persistence.png Chaotic Persistence Outgoing boon and condition duration increase for every boon on you.
Major Grandmaster Chaotic Interruption.png Chaotic Interruption When you interrupt a foe, you immobilize them and gain might, then gain a random boon and inflict your target with a random condition.
This trait can only activate on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Major Grandmaster Prismatic Understanding.png Prismatic Understanding Increased stealth duration from mesmer skills. Gain random boons while you are in stealth.
Major Grandmaster Bountiful Disillusionment.png Bountiful Disillusionment Gain stability when you use a Shatter skill. You and nearby allies gain boons based on which Shatter was used.

Inspiration.png Inspiration[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Mender's Purity.png Mender's Purity Cast Lesser Power Cleanse when you use a healing skill.
Major Adept Medic's Feedback.png Medic's Feedback Cast feedback while reviving an ally. Your revival speed is increased.
Major Adept Restorative Mantras.png Restorative Mantras Heal allies around you when you finish preparing a mantra.
Major Adept Persisting Images.png Sympathetic Visage Phantasms take your conditions when they are first summoned.
Minor Master Inspiring Distortion.png Inspiring Distortion 5 Grant aegis to nearby allies whenever you give yourself distortion.
Major Master Warden's Feedback.png Warden's Feedback Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
Major Master Restorative Illusions.png Restorative Illusions Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a shatter skill.
Major Master Restorative Illusions.png Restorative Illusions (PvP) Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a shatter skill.
Major Master Protected Phantasms.png Protected Phantasms Phantasms spawn with aegis.
Minor Grandmaster Healing Prism.png Healing Prism 10 When healing yourself, nearby allies are also healed. Gain healing power based on a portion of your power.
Major Grandmaster Mental Defense.png Mental Defense Cast Lesser Phantasmal Defender on your attacker when you successfully block or evade an attack.
Major Grandmaster Illusionary Inspiration.png Illusionary Inspiration Summoning a phantasm casts Lesser Signet of Inspiration and grants might to nearby allies.
Will not trigger if you have no boons to share.
Major Grandmaster Temporal Enchanter.png Temporal Enchanter Glamour skills last longer. When you cast a glamour, allies near the glamour gain resistance and superspeed.

Illusions.png Illusions[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Illusionary Retribution.png Cry of Pain Cry of Frustration inflicts more stacks of confusion for an increased duration.
Major Adept Shattered Strength.png Shatter Storm Mind Wrack becomes an ammo skill.
Major Adept Persistence of Memory.png Persistence of Memory When a phantasm becomes a clone, it transfers its boons to you.
Major Adept The Pledge.png The Pledge Reduces recharge on torch skills. Flame bursts from torch skills inflict additional burning.
Minor Master Illusionist's Celerity.png Compounding Power Creating an illusion increases your outgoing damage and gives increased condition damage for a short duration.
Major Master Compounding Power.png Escape Artist Create a clone when you gain stealth.
Major Master Phantasmal Haste.png Phantasmal Haste Phantasms spawn with quickness. Gain quickness when you create a phantasm.
Major Master Maim the Disillusioned.png Maim the Disillusioned Shatter skills inflict torment on hit.
Minor Grandmaster Master of Misdirection.png Master of Misdirection Shatter skills gain recharge reduction.
Major Grandmaster Mistrust.png Phantasmal Force Phantasms deal increased damage for each stack of might you have. Gain might when your phantasms become clones.
Major Grandmaster Master of Fragmentation.png Master of Fragmentation Your shatter skills are improved.
Major Grandmaster Malicious Sorcery.png Malicious Sorcery Increases attack speed while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills.

Chronomancer.png Chronomancer[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Proficiency Shield Proficiency.png Shield Proficiency You can wield shield items.
Minor Adept Time Splitter.png Time Splitter Gain access to Continuum Split/Shift, which allows you to revert to an earlier point in time.
Major Adept Delayed Reactions.png Delayed Reactions Interrupting a foe slows them and grants you alacrity.
Major Adept Time Catches Up.png Time Catches Up Activating a shatter gives your illusions superspeed. Shatters deal increased damage to movement-impaired foes.
Major Adept Time Catches Up.png Time Catches Up Activating a shatter gives your illusions superspeed. Shatters deal increased damage to movement-impaired foes.
Major Adept All's Well That Ends Well.png All's Well That Ends Well Wells heal allies when they end.
Minor Master Flow of Time.png Flow of Time Gain alacrity for each illusion you shatter.
Major Master Danger Time.png Danger Time Gain additional critical-hit chance against slowed enemies. Critical hits deal additional damage to slowed enemies.
Major Master Illusionary Reversion.png Illusionary Reversion Shatter skills generate a clone if you have enough clones present.
Major Master Improved Alacrity.png Improved Alacrity Alacrity applied to you is stronger but has a reduced duration.
Minor Grandmaster Time Marches On.png Time Marches On You move 25% faster. The duration of incoming movement-impairing conditions is reduced by 25%.
Major Grandmaster Lost Time.png Lost Time 0.25¼ Gain a charge each time you score a critical hit. After enough charges, your next hit will slow your target and deal bonus damage.
Major Grandmaster Seize the Moment.png Seize the Moment Gain quickness for each clone you shatter.
Major Grandmaster Chronophantasma.png Chronophantasma The first time a phantasm would become a clone, it instead resummons itself and attacks again.
(Resummoned phantasms are briefly dazed.)

Mirage.png Mirage[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Proficiency Axe Proficiency.png Axe Proficiency You can wield axes.
Minor Adept Mirage Cloak.png Mirage Cloak Gain Mirage Cloak instead of dodge rolling. Ambush skills become available for a short time whenever you gain Mirage Cloak. Gain access to Deception skills.
Major Adept Self-Deception.png Self-Deception Using a Deception skill will create a clone if you have any clones active.
Major Adept Renewing Oasis.png Renewing Oasis Gain regeneration when you gain Mirage Cloak. The duration of damaging conditions is reduced while you are regenerating.
Major Adept Riddle of Sand.png Riddle of Sand When entering combat, your first Ambush attack applies confusion. This ability refreshes when you use a Shatter skill.
Major Adept Riddle of Sand.png Riddle of Sand When entering combat, your first Ambush attack applies confusion. This ability refreshes when you use a Shatter skill.
Minor Master Nomad's Endurance.png Nomad's Endurance Shatter skills give vigor, which grants Condition damage.
Major Master Shards of Glass.png Desert Distortion Illusions shattered by Distortion become Mirage Mirrors. Ambush skills become available for a short time whenever you grant distortion to yourself.
Major Master Mirage Mantle.png Mirage Mantle Gain protection when Mirage Cloak ends.
Major Master Mirrored Axes.png Mirrored Axes Reduce recharge of axe skills. Axe skills generate an additional phantom axe.
Minor Grandmaster Speed of Sand.png Speed of Sand Gain Superspeed when you gain Mirage Cloak.
Major Grandmaster Infinite Horizon.png Infinite Horizon When you gain Mirage Cloak, your illusions also gain it.
Major Grandmaster Elusive Mind.png Elusive Mind Dodging breaks stun and removes conditions.
Major Grandmaster Dune Cloak.png Dune Cloak Use Sand Shards when you gain Mirage Cloak. Conditions applied to bleeding foes have increased duration.