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Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool Kit.png Tool Kit
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10.25¼ Activation time  
15 Recharge time
25 Recharge time

Pull your target to you.

Range.png Range: 1,200
Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description

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  • Sometimes in WvW/PvP if this skill is cast from higher terrain, it causes the pulled target to fly in the air and take falling damage, occasionally killing them instantly.
  • Sometimes the target isn't pulled all the way, the cause is unknown.
  • This skill causes 150 Defiance bar damage.
  • Becoming obstructed while channeling does not stop the pull so long as you are not obstructed when the channel ends.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Reduced cooldown from 20 seconds to 15 seconds in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 20 seconds to 25 seconds.
May 08, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the lower 20-second cooldown in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced the cooldown from 25 seconds to 20 seconds in PvP and WvW.
December 15, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that was causing this skill to fail when first pulling an enemy into combat.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated Magnet to allow it to pull a target the full distance to you if the target was near maximum range.
April 15, 2014
  • Added an unblockable skill fact.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's range has been doubled.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Magnet has been added to the game.