Rock Barrier

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Rock Barrier

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Rock Barrier.png
 → Hurl.png
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1 Activation time  
8 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Rock Barrier

Envelop yourself in a stony barrier that improves toughness.

Barrier.png Barrier: 1,753 (0.4)?
Rock Barrier.png Rock Barrier (30s): 250 Toughness
Resistance.png Resistance (4s): Nondamaging conditions currently on you are ineffective.
Resistance.png Resistance (2s): Nondamaging conditions currently on you are ineffective.
Duration.png Duration: 30 seconds

— In-game description

A player with the skill activated and the rocks floating around them.

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth

Arcane Arcane


  • This skill creates 5 rocks that circle around you and deal damage to nearby foes on secondary activation (Hurl).
  • Each of the 5 stones increases toughness by 10 + 0.5 * character level (+50 per stone at level 80).
  • Each stone counts as a separate combo finisher with 100% for activation (Hurl).
  • If you do not activate Hurl, it does not go on cooldown.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 16, 2023
  • Reduced resistance duration from 4 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP only.
February 14, 2023
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill's full cooldown timer to activate when interrupted.
November 29, 2022
  • This skill now grants barrier and resistance to the user in addition to its other effects.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 15 seconds to 8 seconds.
January 26, 2016
  • Reduced the aftercast delay of this skill by 0.6 seconds.
May 20, 2014
  • Updated the skill description and buff description to clarify that this skill no longer uses rock charges.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rock Barrier has been added to the game.