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Disambig icon.png This article is about the game mechanic . For the Guardian shout skill , see "Retreat!".

Retreating is a skill mechanic that is used to roll or jump directly backwards. Often used to evade attacks or for skill-specific benefits, it can also be used for positioning and thus control in battle. Movement-speed adjustments do not affect the intended travel distance.

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that cause retreat[edit]

Underwater weapon skills that cause retreat[edit]

Healing skills that cause retreat[edit]

Utility skills that cause retreat[edit]

Skills with special conditions that cause retreat[edit]


  • On June 23, 2015, movement-speed adjustments were made to no longer affect the intended travel distance of retreat skills of player characters.

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