Shadow Portal

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Shadow Portal

Not available underwater  
Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Prepare Shadow Portal.png → 
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3 Recharge time  
Shadow Portal

Unleash shadow magic at your prepared location, creating a one-way portal for you and your allies. Allies traveling through the portal gain stealth. Weakens foes around the portal's exit.

 Stealth.png Stealth (2s): Invisible to foes.
 Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 8 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun
 Range.png Range: 5,000

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Critical Strikes Critical Strikes

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Daredevil Daredevil

Deadeye Deadeye

Specter Specter


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See also: Prepare Shadow Portal
  • The maximum Portal distance is 5,000 units.
  • Allies traveling through the portal will be granted stealth.
  • Foes around the portal's exit will be weakened each time an ally travels through the portal.
  • This skill is split between game modes, allowing 5 allies through in PvE and WvW, while only allowing one ally through in PvP.
  • The number of allies that can travel through the portal can be tracked by the Shadow Portal.png Shadow Portal effect.
  • Unlike other portals, this one is only one way.
  • Unlike other portals, the second portal does not have a casting time nor an activation time; the portal is created and can be used right when this skill is cast.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
January 14, 2020
  • Fixed a bug in which Meld with Shadows did not increase the stealth duration of this skill.
July 17, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to fail to grant stealth to allies using the portal.
July 16, 2019
  • Shadow Portal has been added to the game.