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Mind Shock

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Specter icon small.png Specter
Parent skill
Enter Shadow Shroud.png Enter Shadow Shroud
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0.5½ Activation time  
16 Recharge time
20 Recharge time
Mind Shock

Shroud. After a short channel, unleash a blast of compressed magic that stuns enemies. You and your tethered ally gain stability, with stability gaining bonus duration for each enemy struck. Heal your tethered ally based on each enemy you hit.

Damage.png Damage: 821 (2.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 4 (0.01)?
Stability.png3 Stability (3s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted.
Attribute bonus.png Tethered Ally Healing per Target: 514 (0.1)?
Stun.png Stun: 10.5½ seconds
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Duration.png Duration Increase per Target: 1 second
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Evade.png Defiance Break: 150
Range.png Range: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Trickery Trickery

Specter Specter

  • Dark Sentry Dark Sentry — Apply Rot Wallow Venom to allies you grant barrier to. Outgoing healing to allies is increased. Rot Wallow Venom effect cannot apply to yourself.
  • Shadestep Shadestep — The beneficial effects of your Shadow Shroud skills now affect allies in an area around your tethered ally. Grant additional boons to yourself and affected allies when you use a shadow shroud skill.


The yellow indicator from enemy Specters does not show.
  • There is an approximate 3 second window before the stun lands, making it perfect for using  Black Powder.png Black Powder or  Infiltrator's Strike.png Infiltrator's Strike to stealth allies or stun enemies respectively.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This skill now grants stability on activation instead of detonation. An indicator has been added to better visualize when this skill will detonate.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Mind Shock has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
October 26, 2021