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Shadow Meld

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Shadow Meld

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Deadeye icon small.png Deadeye
Training cost
25 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  5 Recharge time  2 Ammunition  
Shadow Meld

Cantrip. Vanish into stealth.

Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
Stealth.png Stealth (2s): Invisible to foes.
Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 25 seconds
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 45 seconds

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Critical Strikes Critical Strikes

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Deadeye Deadeye


  • Has two charges; each charge recharges after the count recharge (25 seconds in PvE, 45 seconds in WvW/PvP), with 5 second cooldown after each use.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 19, 2024
  • Reduced the count recharge from 45 seconds to 25 seconds in PvE only.
February 14, 2023
  • This skill no longer removes revealed in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Reduced stealth duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP and WvW.
November 07, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from being recognized as an elite skill for the purposes of some rune effects.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Shadow Meld has been added to the game.