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Skull Grinder

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Hero panel Menu Bar icon.pngWvW Menu Bar icon.pngPvP Menu Bar icon.png This skill is split between game modes — select one to view:
  
Skull Grinder.png

Skull Grinder

0.5½ Activation time  5 Recharge time  

Profession
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Specialization
Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker
Slot
Profession mechanic
Weapon 
Mace
Type
Primal Burst
Game link
External links
API

Primal Burst. Unleash a powerful skull strike that dazes your target and inflicts multiple conditions.

 Damage.png Damage: 399 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Bleeding.png4 Bleeding (8s): 704 Damage
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (4s): 160 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png5 Confusion (3s): 150 Damage, 248 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 478 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Crippled.png Cripple (8s): -50% Movement Speed
 Daze.png Daze: 1 second
 Range.png Range: 300

— In-game description [?]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • The bleeding this skill inflicts is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher duration of 4 stacks for 8 seconds in all modes.
February 06, 2018
  • The previous PvP split of this skill has been extended to WvW, with confusion now added to the list of split conditions.
  • Confusion application has been modified from 4 stacks for 4 seconds to 5 stacks for 3 seconds.
May 17, 2017
  • The blast finisher delivered by this attack has been removed, as indicated in the original release note.
May 16, 2017
  • The damage of this skill has been reduced by 33%.
  • Bleeding has been reduced from 4 stacks for 8 seconds to 3 stacks for 6 seconds.
  • The blast finisher on this skill has been removed.
  • All changes apply to PvP only.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Skull Grinder has been added to the game.