Phantasmal Whaler/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.

This skill is split between game modes. View the game mode version of the game update by selecting the game mode below the changes.
For the current version of this skill, see Phantasmal Whaler.

February 06, 2018

  • Phantasmal Whaler: This skill has been renamed to Phantasmal Whaler for consistency with other phantasm skills.
    • Confusion duration has been increased from 3 seconds to 6 seconds.
    • Increased the confusion stacks per hit from 1 to 2.
    • Reduced the recharge from 20 seconds to 5 seconds.
    • This skill now uses the ammunition system and has 2 casts with a 15-second recharge between casts.
    • Damage has been increased by 30%.
Select a game mode to view:
 
Phantasmal Whaler.png

Phantasmal Whaler

0.5½ Activation time  5 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Trident
 
Weapon slot 4
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Phantasm. Cast Siren's Call on nearby foes and create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.

 Damage.png Damage (4x): 588 (0.6)?
 Confusion.png8 Confusion (6s): 480 Damage, 396 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 764 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (3s): 120 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Casts: 3
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 15 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 600
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

May 16, 2017

  • Illusionary Whaler: This skill now fires Siren's Call projectiles at 3 nearby foes in addition to summoning a phantasm.
Phantasmal Whaler.png

Illusionary Whaler

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Trident
 
Weapon slot 4
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Phantasm. Cast Siren's Call on nearby foes and create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.

 Damage.png Damage per strike (4x): 112
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (3s): 120 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Casts: 3
 Radius.png Radius: 600
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

October 23, 2015

  • Illusionary Whaler: Increased the damage of this phantasm by 53% to put it in line with other phantasms.
Phantasmal Whaler.png

Illusionary Whaler

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Trident
 
Weapon slot 4
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Phantasm. Create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.

 Damage.png Damage per strike (4x): 112
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (3s): 120 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

June 23, 2015

  • Phantasm damage has been increased by 15%.
Phantasmal Whaler.png

Illusionary Whaler

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Profession
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Weapon
Trident
 
Weapon slot 4
Type
Phantasm
Game link

Phantasm. Create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.

 Damage.png Damage per strike (4x): 112
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (3s): 120 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

September 09, 2014

May 20, 2014

  • Illusionary Whaler: Updated the skill facts to have the appropriate damage indicator (separate from the general fix to minion skill damage).

December 14, 2012

  • Illusionary Whaler: This phantasm now attacks more often, and now does a reasonable amount of damage.

Original version

Phantasmal Whaler.png

Illusionary Whaler

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Phantasm. Create an illusion that bleeds foes with a harpoon gun.

 Damage.png Damage per strike: 25
 Bleeding.png4 Bleeding (5s): 440 Damage
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]