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Well of Senility

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Well of Senility.png

Well of Senility

Not available underwater  0.75¾ Activation time  25 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  
Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Chronomancer icon small.png Chronomancer
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link

Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires, foes still inside the well have boons removed from them.

 Damage.png Damage: 186 (0.7)?
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 2
 Daze.png Daze: 3 seconds
 Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 3
 Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Domination Domination

Dueling Dueling

Chronomancer Chronomancer

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • This skill now dazes enemies on its final pulse in addition to removing boons.
June 28, 2022
  • Renamed Well of Senility. Now removes two boons from enemy targets on the final pulse instead of providing alacrity to allies.
March 05, 2019
  • Reduced the recharge time of this skill from 30 seconds to 25 seconds.
December 11, 2018
  • The duration of alacrity that the final pulse of this skill applies has been increased from 4 seconds to 5 seconds. Its casting time has been reduced from 1 second to 0.75 seconds.
October 02, 2018
  • Reduced the recharge time from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. Reduced the alacrity duration from 5 seconds to 4 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 40 seconds to 35 seconds.
November 17, 2015
  • Reduced the visual noise on the effects associated with this skill.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Well of Recall has been added to the game.


  • The skill icon depicts an in-game waypoint.
  • Well of Recall's signature sound effect is of crunching ice, while a faint chime rings and gets longer on every pulse.