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Well of Precognition

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Well of Precognition

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  
30 Recharge time
45 Recharge time
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
Chronomancer tango icon 20px.png Chronomancer
Training cost
15 Hero points
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Well. Create a well that gives allies the ability to see the future, allowing them to block incoming attacks. When the well ends, allies within the well regain endurance.

 Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Stability.png Stability (1s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Endurance Gained: 30
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 3
 Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Chronomancer Chronomancer


  • The stability and stun break are only applied to the caster on skill activation, regardless of well location.
  • Will go on full cooldown if it is interrupted before completion.
  • Well of Precognition's signature sound effect has a high chime ring, getting longer with each pulse. The ending pulse plays an energy blast.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 30 seconds to 45 seconds.
May 16, 2017
  • The casting time of this skill has been reduced from 0.75 seconds to 0.5 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that caused wells to display their effects incorrectly while under the effects of quickness or slow.
May 17, 2016
  • The visual effects of this skill has been restored to their original state for the player. The previous effects are now used as the lower level-of-detail versions.
April 19, 2016
  • The recharge time of this skill has been reduced from 45 seconds to 30 seconds.
January 26, 2016
  • This well no longer grants invulnerability. It instead grants 3 seconds of aegis with every pulse.
December 15, 2015
  • This ability now applies distortion instead of blur and prevents capture-point contribution.
  • Casting time has been increased from 0.25 seconds to 0.75 seconds, and aftercast delay has been reduced from 0.5 seconds to 0 seconds.
November 17, 2015
  • Reduced the visual noise on the effects associated with this skill.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Well of Precognition has been added to the game.