Master of Fragmentation

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Master of Fragmentation

Mesmer icon small.png Illusions (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
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Master of Fragmentation

Your Shatter skills are improved.

Mind Wrack.png Mind Wrack: Increased critical-hit chance by 25%.
Cry of Frustration.png Cry of Frustration: Cripples foes on hit.
Diversion.png Diversion: Strikes up to five targets within range.
Distortion.png Distortion: Reflects Projectiles

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait


  • Cry of Frustration will apply 3s of cripple for each illusion that strikes an opponent.
  • The application of Reflection applies for any source of Distortion, not just the Distortion skill, and lasts as long as the Distortion effect does.
  • Chronomancer shatter skills are improved in the following way:
Split Second (skill).png Split Second: Increases critical-hit chance by 25%.
Rewinder.png Rewinder: Cripples foes on hit.
Time Sink.png Time Sink: Strikes up to five targets within range.
Continuum Split.png Continuum Split: Base duration increased by 1 second.
Bladesong Harmony.png Bladesong Harmony: Increases critical-hit chance by 25%.
Bladesong Sorrow.png Bladesong Sorrow: Cripples foes on hit.
Bladesong Dissonance.png Bladesong Dissonance: Strikes up to five targets within range.
Bladeturn Requiem.png Bladeturn Requiem: Duration increased by 1 second.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • This trait has been reworked. It now increases the base duration of Continuum Split by 1 second.
July 16, 2019
  • Due to changes to chronomancer shatter skills, this trait no longer inflicts slow when Continuum Shift is activated. Instead it adds projectile reflection to distortion in the same way it does for core mesmer.
May 16, 2017
  • Critical-hit chance bonus for Mind Wrack raised to 25%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Master of Fragmentation has been added to the game.