Stone Sheath

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Stone Sheath

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Conjure Earth Shield.png Conjure Earth Shield
Magnetic Shield
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Activ. type
Game link

21647, 21648
20.25¼ Activation time  
8 Recharge time
12 Recharge time
Stone Sheath

Block the next attack and cause bleeding to foes around you. Gain Tectonic Shift if you successfully block an attack.

Damage.png Damage: 284 (0.8)?
Barrier.png Barrier: 778 (0.18)?
Barrier.png Barrier: 506 (0.18)?
Conjure Earth Shield.png Tectonic Shift (2s): Gain barrier every second.
Conjure Earth Shield.png Tectonic Shift (1s): Gain barrier every second.
Bleeding.png2 Bleeding (9s): 396 Damage
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth

Water Water


Barrier amount has not been increased with the December 12, 2017 update.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Reduced the duration of Tectonic Shift from 2 seconds to 1 second in PvP only.
November 29, 2022
  • Reduced barrier pulse from 778 to 506 in PvP only.
June 28, 2022
  • Increased cooldown from 8 seconds to 12 seconds in PvP only.
December 12, 2017
  • All skills that grant barrier now give 15% more barrier.
  • Bleeding has been adjusted from 3 stacks for 6 seconds to 2 stacks for 9 seconds.
November 07, 2017
  • This skill now applies 2 seconds of Tectonic Shift in addition to its current effects when successfully blocking an attack.
  • The physical damage of this skill has been increased by 100%.
September 09, 2014
  • Replaced icon for Stone Sheath
October 15, 2013
  • This is a new skill. It is a channeled cast that will block one attack and then cause 3 stacks of bleeding for 6 seconds in a 240 radius.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Stone Sheath has been added to the game.