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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer trait. For the process of combining items, see Transmutation.
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Engineer tango icon 20px.png Alchemy
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Drink a Lesser Elixir C when you reach a threshold of conditions affecting you.

 Radius.png Condition Threshold: 3
 Radius.png Condition Threshold: 2

— In-game description


Condition Boon
Bleeding.png Bleeding Vigor.png Vigor (10 s)
Blinded.png Blinded Fury.png Fury (5 s)
Burning.png Burning Aegis.png Aegis (5 s)
Chilled.png Chilled Alacrity.png Alacrity (2 s)
Confusion.png Confusion Retaliation.png Retaliation (5 s)
Crippled.png Crippled Swiftness.png Swiftness (10 s)
Fear.png Fear Stability.png Stability (3 s)
Immobile.png Immobile Resistance.png Resistance (2 s)
Poisoned.png Poisoned Regeneration.png Regeneration (5 s)
Slow.png Slow Quickness.png Quickness (3 s)
Taunt.png Taunt Resistance.png Resistance (2 s)
Torment.png Torment Might.png Might (3 stacks, 10 s)
Vulnerability.png Vulnerability Protection.png Protection (3 s)
Weakness.png Weakness Might.png Might (3 stacks, 10 s)

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 06, 2018
  • No longer converts conditions into boons.
    • It now triggers Lesser Elixir C when you have 3 conditions.
    • Lesser Elixir C has a 60-second cooldown and converts 3 conditions into boons in PvE, and 2 conditions into boons in PvP and WvW.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this trait to use the standard conversion list for conditions into boons and to affect all stacks of a condition.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
December 10, 2013
  • Increased the percentage chance from 8% to 100%.
  • This effect can now only trigger once every 15 seconds.
December 14, 2012
  • Transmute: has been updated from a 3% chance to an 8% chance.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Transmute has been added to the game.