Signet of Midnight

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Signet of Midnight

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
Signet of Midnight (overhead icon).png

Overhead activation icon

20 Recharge time
35 Recharge time
Signet of Midnight

Signet Passive: Improves expertise.
Signet Active: Blind nearby foes and stealth yourself.

Signet of Midnight.png Signet of Midnight: 180 Expertise
Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Stealth.png Stealth (2s): Grants stealth.
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360
Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun
Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Dueling Dueling

  • Ineptitude Ineptitude — Interrupting a foe inflicts blind, and blinding a foe inflicts confusion. This trait can only activate on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.

Chaos Chaos

Inspiration Inspiration

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 25, 2024
  • Reduced the cooldown from 30 seconds to 20 seconds in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 30 seconds to 35 seconds.
December 11, 2018
  • This signet's passive effect now grants 180 expertise at level 80 instead of a flat condition duration in order to be consistent with other signet effects.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • The signet's active effect now grants stealth for 2 seconds but no longer applies vulnerability or cripple.
  • The recharge has been increased from 25 seconds to 30 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 30 seconds to 25 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • This skill now delivers an unblockable attack and will no longer apply blindness through evade.
  • This skill now applies 10 stacks of vulnerability as well as cripple for 5 seconds, in addition to blinding enemies.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • The passive effect of this signet now grants 20% condition duration instead of 10% boon duration.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the blind duration to 5 seconds.
  • Decreased the cooldown to 30 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Signet of Midnight has been added to the game.