Shock Wave

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search

Shock Wave.png

Shock Wave

0.75¾ Activation time  25 Recharge time  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
Game link
External links

Create a shock wave that bleeds and immobilizes your target.

 Damage.png Damage: 202 (0.5)?
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (20s): 440 Damage
 Immobile.png Immobilize (2s): Unable to move.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth

Weaver Weaver

Catalyst Catalyst


  • This is a piercing attack.
  • The projectile(s) from this skill keeps to the ground, meaning that it can be aimed only horizontally; its path vertically is always along the ground. It also means that targets cannot be hit if there is a gap or large elevation in the ground between the target and the caster (eg. harpy jumping puzzle in Uncategorized Fractal).

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced cooldown from 30 seconds to 25 seconds.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the projectile velocity by 12.5%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Shock Wave has been added to the game.