Phantasmal Mariner

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Phantasmal Mariner

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Illusionary Mariner
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0.5½ Activation time  10 Recharge time  
Phantasmal Mariner

Phantasm. Perform an evasive strike and create an illusion that evades while attacking your foe in a flurry.

Damage.png Damage (7x): 686 (0.7)?
Damage.png Final Strike Damage: 393 (0.4)?
Damage.png Evasive Strike Damage: 293 (0.8)?
Evade.png Evade: 10.25¼ seconds
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description


Phantasm Skill used Effect
Illusionary Mariner Mariner's Frenzy Mariner's Frenzy Deals damage while evading attacks.

Related traits[edit]

Dueling Dueling

Inspiration Inspiration

Illusions Illusions

Chronomancer Chronomancer

Virtuoso Virtuoso


  • Phantasms have their own unique weapon strength that is independent of the player's equipped weapon rarity. The defender has a weapon strength midpoint of 2553.5.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 06, 2018
  • This skill has been renamed to Phantasmal Mariner for consistency with other phantasm skills.
  • Lowered the recharge from 20 seconds to 10 seconds.
  • Increased the strike damage by 8%, and increased the final strike damage by 74%.
May 16, 2017
  • This skill now performs an Evasive Strike in addition to summoning a phantasm.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Phantasm damage has been increased by 15%.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this ability to be cast without a target.
May 20, 2014
  • Updated the skill facts to have the appropriate damage indicator (separate from the general fix to minion skill damage).
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of hits.
December 14, 2012
  • This phantasm now attacks more often, but does damage in line with its attack rate.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Phantasmal Mariner has been added to the game.