Method of Madness

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Method of Madness

Specialization
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Chaos (trait list)
Tier
Adept
Type
Major
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
External links
API

Cast Lesser Chaos Storm when you use a healing skill.

— In-game description

Trait skill[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Chaos Storm.png Lesser Chaos Storm (PvE) 35 Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.
Chaos Storm.png Lesser Chaos Storm (WvW, PvP) 75 Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.

Related skills[edit]

Healing skills that are improved by this trait

Notes[edit]

If you kill an enemy with the Chaos Storm the kill is counted as a sword kill, regardless of the weapon you are wielding. [verification requested]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 35 seconds to 75 seconds.
December 03, 2019
  • Fall damage functionality has been removed from this trait. This trait has been renamed Method of Madness.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • The skill fired by this trait has been renamed to Lesser Chaos Storm.
  • This trait now casts Lesser Chaos Storm when you use your healing skill in addition to when you take falling damage.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
October 15, 2013
  • Fixed a bug with the Chaos Storm triggered by this trait to properly deal the correct damage.
  • Fixed the Chaos Storm created by this skill to match the actual Chaos Storm functionality.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Descent into Madness has been added to the game.