Phantasmal Disenchanter

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search

Phantasmal Disenchanter.png

Phantasmal Disenchanter

1 Activation time  
20 Recharge time
30 Recharge time
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
External links

Phantasm. Summon an illusion that removes boons from targets it hits. This attack deals increased damage against foes without boons.

 Damage.png Damage without Boons: 1,007 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage without Boons: 504 (0.5)?
 Damage.png Damage with Boons: 403 (0.4)?
 Damage.png Damage with Boons: 201 (0.2)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 4
 Range.png Range: 900
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Phantasm#Related traits


  • When used underwater, the activation is 0.5½ Activation time second.
  • Phantasms have their own unique weapon strength that is independent of the player's equipped weapon rarity. The disenchanter has a weapon strength midpoint of 2615.5.
  • The attack cannot hit the same target more than once.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 22, 2018
  • The damage of this skill has been reduced by 50% in PvP and WvW.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the cooldown from 20 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP and WvW.
February 06, 2018
  • Phantasms can no longer be shattered and no longer count toward your maximum illusion count.
  • Phantasms are destroyed and then replaced by clones after completing their unique attack or if their attack is interrupted.
  • The phantasm summoned by this skill now fires a bouncing projectile that only bounces to enemies.
  • This attack is unblockable and removes 5 boons from the targets it strikes.
  • The base attack damage has been increased by 300%.
  • This attack deals 250% more damage against foes without boons.
  • The initial boon removal from the mesmer has been eliminated.
October 18, 2016
  • The casting time of this ability has been reduced from 1.5 seconds to 1 second.
July 26, 2016
  • This utility skill now delivers an additional attack when it is initially cast, removing boons from enemies and conditions from allies in a radius around the target.
September 29, 2015
  • Reduced the attack recharge by 2 seconds.
  • The attack from this phantasm is now referred to as "Disenchanting Bolt" in the combat log.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Phantasm damage has been increased by 15%.
May 20, 2014
  • Fixed an incorrect number of bounces skill fact. This skill bounces 4 times (hits 5 targets).
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to fail to hit its fifth target.
  • Updated the skill facts to have the appropriate damage indicator (separate from the general fix to minion skill damage).
April 15, 2014
  • Added skills facts for boons removed and conditions removed.
  • Added a skill fact for number of bounces: 5.
December 03, 2012
  • Phantasmal Disenchanter can now be cast at the correct distance.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Phantasmal Disenchanter has been added to the game.


  • This phantasm wields a scepter with the same skin as the Abyssal Scepter.
  • The skill icon is a reference to the Rubin vase, a common optical illusion.