Mist Form

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Mist Form.png

Mist Form

60 Recharge time
75 Recharge time
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
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Cantrip. Morph into an invulnerable, vaporous mist for a brief time.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Movement Speed Increase: 66%
 Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
 Miscellaneous effect.png Prevents Capture-Point Contribution
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description [?]


The skill currently allows for casts such as Overloads or Glyph of Renewal to continue while activating.
Difference between the Vapor Form (left) and the Mist Form (right) appearance.
  • Provides the effect  Mist Form.png Mist Form.
  • This skill can be activated while in the air.
  • Any conditions put on the player before activating Mist Form still affect the player.
  • This skill temporarily unequips the weapon and locks all other skills.
  • It is possible to use mist form to become invulnerable during Finish and Revival by activating it right after they start.
  • The hand aura of the elementalist is still visible when in mist form.

Related traits[edit]


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Increased cooldown from 60 seconds to 75 seconds in PvP only
July 10, 2018
  • Invulnerability effects will now stop conditions from applying damage.
February 22, 2017
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 75 seconds to 60 seconds.
October 29, 2013
  • Added a skill fact for the movement-speed increase.
April 30, 2013
  • Activation now locks heal, utility, and elite skills.
March 26, 2013
  • Elementalists can no longer use the Mist Form to instantly rally if they go down exactly at the end of the Tornado.
December 14, 2012
  • This skill now allows players to swap attunements while it is active, allowing glyphs to work in Mist Form.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill now works with the Water Magic trait Cantrip Mastery.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Mist Form has been added to the game.


  • Gwwlogo.png A Guild Wars skill bears the same name as this skill. The skill icon is also similar.
  • Before the April 30th, 2013 update it was possible to use Utilities, Healing skill and Elite skill while in Mist Form.

Related skills[edit]