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Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Stone Spirit.png → 
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0.75¾ Activation time  

Your stone spirit slams the ground and creates an earthen blast that inhibits enemies.

Crippled.png Cripple (6s): -50% Movement Speed
Crippled.png Cripple (4s): -50% Movement Speed
Weakness.png Weakness (6s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Weakness.png Weakness (4s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Spirits have been reworked. A spirit will now grant an initial effect when summoned, slam the ground for a secondary effect, and then grant boons to nearby allies for a period of time.
    • Guild Wars 2 Wiki note: This skill was renamed from Quicksand to Quake
March 05, 2019
  • Spirit Active Skills: These skills no longer sacrifice the spirit and instead cause them to teleport to the ranger's location before the spirit uses their active skill. These skills now have a 0.25-second casting time. The recharge time for these skills remains at 20 seconds.
June 24, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from properly recharging when used.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities have had their maximum targets increased to 5.
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities are more potent and sacrifice the spirit.
  • The recharge of all nonelite ranger spirits has been reduced to 20 seconds.
October 21, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the untraited version of this skill from displaying the red danger ring for opponents.
September 30, 2014
  • Spirits: Added a red indicator ring to spirit attacks to show range for opponents.
July 01, 2014
  • Corrected the order of condition skill facts to match similar skills.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of targets (3) to the spirit's Quicksand.
August 20, 2013
  • Added a radius skill fact.
June 11, 2013
  • This skill's facts will now display properly.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Quicksand has been added to the game.