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Temporal Rift

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PvP Menu Bar icon.pngWvW Menu Bar icon.png This skill has a PvP and WvW version — see Temporal Rift (PvP).
Temporal Rift.png

Temporal Rift

0.5½ Activation time  10 
 15 Recharge time  
Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant (skill list)
Off hand axe
Weapon slot 5
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Slice into the Mists, creating an unstable rift. After a short duration, this rift will collapse in on itself, pulling in enemies.

 Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
 Torment.png2 Torment (12s): 528 Damage, 763 Damage if Moving
 Confusion.png4 Confusion if using an ability (8s): 150 Damage On Skill Use, 704 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 1s
 Radius.png Width: 300
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]


  • The rift is a 300x900 rectangular area which will pull enemies horizontally into a straight line in front of the player, in order to group them for cone or line area of effect attacks such as Frigid Blitz, Coalescence of Ruin, Surge of the Mists or Mace skills. It also acts as an interrupt/knockdown.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 06, 2018
  • The condition-damage application from this skill has been split between game modes. This skill will apply 4 stacks of confusion for 8 seconds in PvE, and 6 stacks of confusion for 3 seconds in PvP and WvW.
December 12, 2017
  • Torment has been adjusted from 3 stacks for 8 seconds to 2 stacks for 12 seconds.
May 16, 2017
  • In addition to its current effects, this skill now applies 3 stacks of confusion for 8 seconds to enemies that are currently using a skill when struck by it.
February 22, 2017
  • This skill will now more reliably hit enemies on slopes.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Temporal Rift has been added to the game.