Manipulation is a skill type used to evade attacks, mislead opponents, redirect forces or to simply escape from a deadly situation. Many of these skills focus on the aspect of control, turning what could have been a player's end into an opponent's undoing.
List of manipulation skills
|Mirror||2||1¼||15||Reflect projectiles, and heal yourself.|
|Arcane Thievery||4||¼||25||Send three conditions you have to your foe and give them slow, and steal three of their boons while granting yourself quickness.|
|Blink||2||30||Teleport to a target location.|
|Illusion of Life||4||1¼||75||Gives allies Illusion of Life at the target location, allowing them to get up from downed state and keep fighting. Fully revives allies if they kill a foe.|
|Mimic||3||¼||40|| The next utility skill you use has significantly reduced recharge, and Mimic's recharge is increased by the original recharge of the affected skill. |
Mimic's recharge cannot be reset by other mesmer skills.
|Mass Invisibility||9||1¾||90||You and all allies gain stealth for a short time.|
- Master of Manipulation — When you use a manipulation skill, gain mirror for a short duration. Reduces recharge on manipulation skills.