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Primal Cry

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Soulbeast icon small.png Soulbeast
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Deadly (Archetype).png Deadly
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10.25¼ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Primal Cry

Beast. Tap into your primal essence and unleash a debilitating roar.

 Damage.png Damage (3x): 318 (1.2)?
 Poisoned.png3 Poison (6s): 603 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Bleeding.png3 Bleeding (6s): 396 Damage
 Vulnerability.png9 Vulnerability (6s): +9% Incoming Damage, +9% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Skirmishing Skirmishing

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

  • Empathic Bond Empathic Bond — Using a Beast trait[sic] removes conditions from you and your pet. Swapping pets recharges this trait.
  • Poison Master Poison Master — Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • This skill pulses 3 times dealing direct damage, applying, 1 stack of poison, 1 stack of bleeding, and 3 stacks of vulnerability for each pulse.
  • The underwater version has a 2.25 seconds cast time.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • This skill now inflicts poison on each strike in addition to its other effects.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Primal Cry has been added to the game.