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Swoop (soulbeast)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the soulbeast beast skill. For other skills of the same name, see Swoop (disambiguation).

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0.5½ Activation time  
10 Recharge time
18 Recharge time
Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Soulbeast icon small.png Soulbeast
Pet family
Profession mechanic
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Game link

Swoop at your foe, making them vulnerable.

 Damage.png Damage: 229 (0.86)?
 Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (6s): +5% Incoming Damage, +5% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • Does not require a target to be used, thus allowing it to be used as a movement skill.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 10 seconds to 18 seconds.
March 27, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that would prevent a merged soulbeast from being able to hit a target at near-maximum range (1,200).
February 06, 2018
  • Increased the damage this skill inflicts by 187%.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from traveling its full distance.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Swoop has been added to the game.