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Not available underwater  0.25¼ Activation time  72 Recharge time  Hero point  Ground-targeted  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
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Glamour. Create a wall that grants stealth to you and your allies.

 Stealth.png Stealth (2s): Invisible to foes.
 Duration.png Curtain Duration: 6 seconds
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Prismatic Understanding Prismatic Understanding - Increased stealth duration from mesmer skills. Gain random boons while you are in stealth.


  • Does not apply stealth if a character already has it.
  • This skill can affect an unlimited number of targets.
  • Veil was one of three possible outcomes of Engineer's Toss Elixir U before it was removed on March 26, 2013.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 16, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this skill's effects to not line up with its visual elements in some situations.
August 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to apply stealth for longer than its listed value.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Reduced the recharge on glamour skills by 20%.
October 29, 2013
  • Fixed the duration skill fact to properly indicate its duration, with and without Temporal Enchanter traited.
August 06, 2013
  • This utility skill now acts as a light field as its description indicates.
May 28, 2013
  • The skill fact now indicates the correct stealth duration (2 seconds).
September 25, 2012
  • This glamour skill has been updated to show the appropriate active duration when not affected by traits.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Veil has been added to the game.