User:Dr ishmael/Specialization changes/Mesmer traits

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Domination[edit]

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Adept Trait mesmer.png Illusion of Vulnerability Inflict vulnerability when you interrupt a foe. Minor Adept No change
Master Trait mesmer.png Dazzling Dazing a foe also applies vulnerability. Minor Master No change
Grandmaster Trait mesmer.png Wastrel's Punishment Increased damage to foes who are not using a skill. Merged into Mental Torment
Fragility Minor Grandmaster New trait: Deal 5% more damage to foes for each stack of vulnerability on them.
Adept Trait I.png Mental Torment Mind Wrack deals more damage. Major Grandmaster Renamed to Mental Anguish
Revamp: Affects all shatter skills; bonus damage decreased 20% → 15%.
Combined with Wastrel's Punishment: Damage bonus is doubled against foes not activating skills.
Adept Trait II.png Halting Strike Deal damage when interrupting a foe. Merged into Power Block
Adept Trait III.png Empowered Illusions Illusions deal more damage. Major Adept No change
Adept Trait IV.png Rending Shatter Shattering illusions inflicts vulnerability on nearby foes. Major Adept No change
Adept Trait V.png Crippling Dissipation Clones cripple nearby foes when they are killed. Culled
Adept Trait VI.png Signet Mastery Reduces recharge on signets. Merged into Blurred Inscriptions
Master Trait VII.png Shattered Concentration Shatter skills also remove a boon on hit. Major Master No change
Master Trait VIII.png Confusing Enchantments Glamour skills cause confusion to foes who enter or exit their areas. Culled
Master Trait IX.png Cleansing Conflagration Torch skills remove conditions. Reduces recharge on torch skills. Moved to Illusions specialization
Master Trait X.png Greatsword Training Increased power while wielding a greatsword. Reduces recharge on greatsword skills. Major Grandmaster Renamed to Imagined Burden
Removed increased power
Add: Gain 2 stacks of might (5 s) whenever you or an illusion uses Spatial Surge. All other greatsword skills inflict cripple (2 s).
Blurred Inscriptions Major Master Moved from Dueling trait line
Combined with Signet Mastery
Combined with Cleansing Inscriptions (Chaos)
Furious Interruption Major Master Moved from Dueling trait line
Recharge reduced to 5 s
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Empowering Mantras Gain increased damage for each readied mantra. Culled
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Confounding Suggestions Chance to inflict stun whenever you daze a target. Increase daze duration Major Adept Revamp: Duration increase affects both daze and stun. Always inflict stun instead of dazing (5 Tango-recharge-darker.png).
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Power Block Enemy skills that you interrupt have an increased cooldown. Major Grandmaster Combined with Halting Strike; also inflicts weakness (5 s)
Revamp: if interrupted skill has non-zero recharge, skill is put on a 15 s recharge.

Dueling[edit]

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Adept Trait mesmer.png Critical Infusion 10 Gain vigor when delivering a critical hit. Minor Adept No change
Master Trait mesmer.png Sharper Images Illusions inflict bleeding on critical hits. Minor Master No change
Grandmaster Trait mesmer.png Confusing Combatants Your illusions cause confusion to foes around them when they are killed. Minor Grandmaster Revamp: You and your illusions have 33% chance to inflict confusion on critical hits.
Adept Trait I.png Far-Reaching Manipulations The range of your manipulation skills is increased. Baselined
Adept Trait II.png Phantasmal Fury Your phantasms have fury. Major Adept No change
Adept Trait III.png Retaliatory Shield Gain retaliation when you block an attack. Culled
Adept Trait IV.png Blade Training Increased precision while wielding a one-handed sword or a spear. Reduces the recharge on sword and spear skills. Major Master Renamed to Fencer's Finesse
Removed precision bonus and spear
Add: When you or an illusion hits with a sword attack, gain a stacking effect (6 s, max 10) of +15 ferocity.
Adept Trait V.png Desperate Decoy Cloak and leave a clone of yourself behind at 25% health. Major Adept Threshold increased to 50%
Adept Trait VI.png Mantra Mastery Reduced recharge on mantras. Culled
Master Trait VII.png Protected Mantras Gain toughness while channeling mantras. Baselined
Master Trait VIII.png Blurred Inscriptions Activating a signet grants you distortion. Moved to Domination specialization
Master Trait IX.png Duelist's Discipline Increases pistol attack range for you and your illusions. Reduces recharge on pistol skills. Major Adept Pistol range increase baselined
Revamp: Pistol skills recharge 25% of their full recharge time when you interrupt a foe.
Add: Pistol attacks from you and your illusions have 33% chance to inflict 2 stacks of bleeding (5 s).
Master Trait X.png Deceptive Evasion Create a clone at your current position when you dodge. Major Grandmaster No change
Blinding Dissipation Major Master New trait: Blind (3 s) foes around you when you use a shatter skill.
Evasive Mirror Major Master New trait: When you successfully evade an attack, gain a projectile-reflecting barrier for 1.5 s; 1.5s Tango-recharge-darker.png
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Harmonious Mantras Mantras can be activated three times before needing to be channeled again. Major Grandmaster Add: When you activate a mantra, gain a stacking effect (8 s, max 5) of +4% damage.
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Furious Interruption 15 Gain quickness when you interrupt a foe. Moved to Domination specialization
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Triumphant Distortion 10 Gain distortion upon killing an enemy. Your phantasms gain distortion briefly on creation. Phantasm portion split to Protected Phantasms (Inspiration)
Mistrust Major Grandmaster New trait: Whenever you interrupt a foe, inflict 2 stacks of confusion (6 s) in area around them.

Chaos[edit]

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Adept Trait mesmer.png Metaphysical Rejuvenation 30 Gain regeneration when your health drops below the threshold. Minor Adept Recharge recued 30 s → 15 s
Master Trait mesmer.png Illusionary Membrane 15 Gain protection when you gain regeneration. Minor Master No change
Grandmaster Trait mesmer.png Chaotic Transference Gain condition damage based on your toughness. Major Master No change
Chaotic Persistence Minor Grandmaster New trait: Each boon on you increases duration of outgoing boons and conditions by 3%.
Adept Trait I.png Chaotic Revival 10 Gain Chaos Armor when you rally. Culled
Adept Trait II.png Descent into Madness Create a chaos storm when you take falling damage. Take less damage from falling. Major Adept No change
Adept Trait III.png Master of Manipulation Reduces recharge on manipulation skills. Major Adept Add: When you use a manipulation, gain Mirror (2 s).
Adept Trait IV.png Illusionary Defense Take reduced damage for each illusion you have in the world. Major Adept No change
Adept Trait V.png Debilitating Dissipation Clones apply a random condition to nearby foes when they are killed. Culled
Adept Trait VI.png Retaliatory Demise Gain retaliation when you are downed. Culled
Master Trait VII.png Mirror of Anguish 60 When disabled (stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, fear, or launch), you mirror the disabling effect back to its source. Major Master Added Taunt to list of disables
Master Trait VIII.png Bountiful Interruption Gain might when you interrupt a foe, then gain another boon randomly. Merged into Chaotic Interruption
Master Trait IX.png Cleansing Inscriptions Activating a signet removes a condition. Merged into Blurred Inscriptions (Domination)
Master Trait X.png Chaotic Dampening Increased toughness while wielding a staff or trident. Reduces recharge on staff and trident skills. Major Master Revamp: Chaos Armor grants protection (5 s). While you have Chaos Armor, staff and trident skills recharge by 5% of their full recharge every second.
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Chaotic Interruption Immobilize your target when you interrupt them and randomly apply blind, cripple, or chill. Major Grandmaster Combined with Bountiful Interruption; removed Might from list of random boons
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Prismatic Understanding Cloaking skills last longer, and you gain a random boon when you are cloaked. Major Grandmaster Revamp: Only affects stealth gained from mesmer skills; duration bonus increased 1 s → 100%.
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Bountiful Disillusionment Gain boons each time a shatter skill is used. Major Grandmaster Add: Gain 1 stack of stability (5 s); random boon also applied to nearby allies.

Inspiration[edit]

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Adept Trait mesmer.png Vengeful Images Grants retaliation to Phantasms. Merged into Persisting Images
Master Trait mesmer.png Phantasmal Healing Phantasms grant regeneration to nearby allies. Major Grandmaster Add: If you have any boons when summoning a phantasm, cast Signet of Inspiration.
Inspiring Distortion Minor Master New trait: When you grant distortion to yourself, also grant it to nearby allies (1 s); 5 Tango-recharge-darker.png
Grandmaster Trait mesmer.png Phantasmal Strength Phantasms deal more damage. Baselined
Healing Prism Minor Grandmaster New trait: Gain 100 healing power for each illusion you control. Whenever you heal yourself, also heal nearby allies by a small amount.
Adept Trait I.png Medic's Feedback Create a feedback bubble while reviving an ally. Major Adept Add: Revive allies 10% faster.
Adept Trait II.png Glamour Mastery Reduces recharge on glamour skills. Baselined
Adept Trait III.png Vigorous Revelation Shattering illusions grants vigor to nearby allies.
Adept Trait IV.png Mender's Purity Remove a condition when you heal. Minor Adept Revamp: Cast Power Cleanse on heal.
Adept Trait V.png Persisting Images Phantasms have increased health. Major Adept Combined with Vengeful Images; retaliation duration increased 5 s → 6 s
Adept Trait VI.png Compounding Celerity Move faster for each active illusion.
Master Trait VII.png Malicious Sorcery Increased condition damage while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills. Moved to Illusions specialization
Master Trait VIII.png Warden's Feedback Focus skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus skills. Major Master No change
Master Trait IX.png Temporal Enchanter Glamour skills last longer. Major Grandmaster Add: When you cast a glamour, allies in the radius gain superspeed (2 s) and resistance (3 s).
Master Trait X.png Restorative Mantras Heal allies when you cast a mantra. Major Adept Revamp: triggers when you finish preparing mantras
Protected Phantasms Major Master Split of phantasm portion from Triumphant Distortion (Dueling)
Add: When you use a shatter skill, all illusions gain protection (2 s).
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Shattered Conditions Using a shatter skill removes a condition from you and allies around you. Merged into Restorative Illusions
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Restorative Illusions Heal a small amount when you shatter illusions. Major Master Combined with Shattered Conditions; revamp: only affects you
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Disruptor's Sustainment Gain bonus healing power when interrupting a foe.
Mental Defense Major Grandmaster New trait: When you successfully block or evade an attack, cast Phantasmal Defender on your attacker.

Illusions[edit]

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Adept Trait mesmer.png Illusionary Retribution All Shatter skills inflict confusion. Minor Adept No change
Master Trait mesmer.png Illusionists Celerity Reduces recharge on illusion-summoning skills. Minor Master No change
Grandmaster Trait mesmer.png Shattered Strength Shattering illusions grants you might per illusion. Major Master No change
Adept Trait I.png Precise Wrack Mind Wrack has an increased critical-hit chance. Merged into Master of Fragmentation
Adept Trait II.png Confusing Cry Cry of Frustration grants retaliation. Merged into Master of Fragmentation
Adept Trait III.png Compounding Power Gain increased damage for each of your active illusions. Major Adept Add: also gain 50 condition damage per illusion
Adept Trait IV.png Masterful Reflection Distortion grants reflection. Merged into Master of Fragmentation
Adept Trait V.png Master of Misdirection Confusion you inflict lasts longer. Minor Grandmaster Add: Shatters recharge 15% faster (former trait line bonus)
Adept Trait VI.png Dazzling Glamours Glamour skills blind foes at target location. Culled
Persistence of Memory Major Adept New trait: When a phantasm shatters, all phantasm skills are recharged by 2 s.
Cleansing Conflagration Major Adept Moved from Domination trait line
Renamed to The Pledge
Revamped recharge reduction: While stealthed, torch skills recharge by 1.5% of full recharge every second.
Master Trait VII.png Illusionary Elasticity Bouncing attacks have one additional bounce. Baselined
Master Trait VIII.png Illusionary Invigoration 60 Recharge all of your shatter skills when your health drops below the threshold. Culled
Master Trait IX.png Blinding Befuddlement 5 Cause confusion when you blind a foe. Major Grandmaster Renamed to Ineptitude
Add: Whenever you successfully block or evade an attack, your attacker is blinded (3 s); 10 Tango-recharge-darker.png per foe
Master Trait X.png Phantasmal Haste Reduces recharge on phantasm attack skills. Major Master No change
Grandmaster Trait XI.png Illusionary Persona Shattering illusions creates the shatter effect on you as well. Baselined
Grandmaster Trait XII.png Imbued Diversion Diversion hits multiple targets. Merged into Master of Fragmentation
Grandmaster Trait XIII.png Maim the Disillusioned Enemies hit by shatter skills are inflicted with torment. Major Master No change
Master of Fragmentation Major Grandmaster New trait: Combines Precise Wrack, Confusing Cry, Masterful Reflection, and Imbued Diversion.
Confusing Cry: replace retaliation with cripple (3 s)
Malicious Sorcery Major Grandmaster Moved from Inspiration trait line
Replaced condition damage bonus with +15% attack speed.