Phantasmal Mage/history

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Historic content quaggan icon.png This page contains information about a Guild Wars 2 skill that has been updated since its introduction.
Some of the information on this page no longer applies to the game as it currently exists.

For the current version of this skill, see Phantasmal Mage.

February 08, 2018

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     Phantasmal Mage: Fixed a bug that caused the daze from this phantasm's attack from benefiting from the Confounding Suggestions trait.

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.
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     Phantasmal Mage: The mage summoned by this skill now creates a cone-shaped wave of fire that interrupts foes and applies burning and confusion.
    • The mage now spawns near your target instead of near you.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Torch
 
Weapon slot 5
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Strike and burn nearby foes. Create an illusion that releases a massive wave of fire that burns, confuses, and interrupts foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 504 (0.5)?
 Burning.png3 Burning (3s): 1179 Damage
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (3s): 90 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Daze.png Daze: 0.5½ seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

February 22, 2017

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     Phantasmal Mage: In addition to its previous effect, this skill now burns nearby foes when activated.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Torch
 
Weapon slot 5
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Strike and burn nearby foes. Create an illusion that burns foes and grants fury to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 290 (0.288)?
 Fury.png Fury (3s): 20% Critical Chance
 Burning.png2 Burning (3s): 786 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

July 26, 2016

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     Illusionary Mage: The recharge of the mage's attack has been reduced from 5 seconds to 4 seconds.
    • Burning stacks have been increased from 1 to 2 stacks, with the duration reduced from 6 to 3.
    • The missile velocity of the mage's attack has been increased by 33%.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Torch
 
Weapon slot 5
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Create an illusion that burns foes and grants fury to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 290
 Fury.png Fury (3s): 20% Critical Chance
 Burning.png2 Burning (3s): 786 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

June 23, 2015

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     Phantasmal Mage: Instead of inflicting confusion on foes and granting retaliation on allies, this phantasm now inflicts 1 stack of burning for 6 seconds on foes and grants 3 seconds of fury to allies.
    • Removed undocumented condition removal from this phantasm.
  • Mesmer skills that create bouncing projectiles will now have them bounce one additional time.
  • Phantasm damage has been increased by 15%.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Torch
 
Weapon slot 5
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Create an illusion that burns foes and grants fury to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 252
 Fury.png Fury (3s): 20% Critical Chance
 Burning.png Burning (6s): 786 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

January 27, 2015

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     Phantasmal Mage: The illusionary mage summoned by this skill now applies 4 stacks of confusion instead of 3 with its attack.
    • The duration of the confusion has been increased from 3 seconds to 4 seconds.
    • The illusionary mage's rate of fire has been reduced by 1 second.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Torch
 
Weapon slot 5
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Create an illusion that confuses foes and grants retaliation to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 244
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (4s): 160 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 2
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

May 20, 2014

  • Phantasmal Mage.png
     Phantasmal Mage: Fixed an incorrect number of bounces skill fact. This skill bounces 2 times (hits 3 targets).

December 14, 2012

November 15, 2012

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     Phantasmal Mage: This skill's confusion has been increased to 3 stacks for 3 seconds from 1 stack for 9 seconds.
    • The recharge on Phantasmal Mage's skill has been increased to 6 seconds from 5 seconds.
Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Create an illusion that confuses foes and grants retaliation to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 363
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (3s): 90 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Original version

Phantasmal Mage.png

Phantasmal Mage

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Create an illusion that confuses foes and grants retaliation to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 363
 Confusion.png Confusion (9s): 90 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]