Mesmer : Skills

Weapon skills

Greatsword Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Spatial Surge   1   Shoot a beam at your foe. The farther away they are, the more damage you deal.
  Split Surge Ambush 1 Shoot a beam at a targeted foe, and secondary beams at foes near your target.
Mirror Blade   ¾ 8 Throw an illusionary greatsword that bounces between targets, damaging foes and giving might to allies. It creates a clone at its first target.
Mind Stab   ¼ 12 Thrust your greatsword into the ground, damaging foes and removing 1 boon.
Phantasmal Berserker Phantasm ¾ 20 Throw an illusionary greatsword that inflicts vulnerability in a line and then returns to you. Create a phantasm that uses a whirling attack to damage and cripple foes.
Illusionary Wave   ½ 30 Push back all foes in front of you with a wave of magical energy.

Staff Twohands top

  Skill Type Description
Winds of Chaos   ¾   Bounce an orb of energy between foes and allies that applies random boons to allies and random conditions to foes.
  Chaos Vortex Ambush 1 1 Release a vortex of chaos energy that inflicts conditions on foes and grants boons to allies.
Phase Retreat Clone   10 Teleport away from your target, summoning a clone that casts Winds of Chaos.
Phantasmal Warlock Phantasm ¾ 18 Summon illusions that deal damage and inflict vulnerability.
Chaos Armor     30 Apply a random condition to nearby foes and gain chaos aura. Chaos aura grants you random boons and inflicts your foe with random conditions whenever you are struck.
Chaos Storm   ¼ 35 Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.

Axe Mirage - Main hand top

  Skill Type Description
Mirage
Lacerating Chop   ½   Inflict bleeding on your target.
  Ethereal Chop   ½   Inflict Torment on your target.
  Mirror Strikes   ½   Inflict bleeding and torment on your target.
  Imaginary Axes Ambush ½ 1 Release phantasmal axes that seek out the nearest target after a short delay.
Lingering Thoughts   ¾ ¼ Spin forward and strike multiple times, inflicting conditions and leaving a mirage at your starting position. If an enemy is near the mirage when it expires, a clone is summoned.
Axes of Symmetry   ¾ 10 You and all your axe clones shadowstep to a random location around your target and strike, applying confusion. This attack breaks enemy targeting, and your illusions change focus to the targeted foe.

Pistol Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Phantasmal Duelist Phantasm ½ 20 Fire multiple crippling bullets at your target and summon an illusion that unloads its pistols on your target.
Magic Bullet   ½ 25 Hit up to four foes with a single shot, inflicting confusion on each foe. In addition, the first target is stunned, the second is dazed, and the third is blinded.

Scepter Main hand top

  Skill Type Description
Ether Bolt Chain ½   Shoot a bolt of energy at your target.
  Ether Blast Chain ½   Shoot a second bolt of energy at your target.
  Ether Clone Clone ¾   Deliver a damaging attack directly to your target. Summon a clone that casts Ether Bolt. Inflict torment instead if you have the maximum number of illusions.
  Ether Barrage Ambush 1 Launch a barrage of chaos orbs at your foe, inflicting either confusion or torment each hit. Condition duration halved for clones.
Illusionary Counter Clone 2 8 Block the next attack, and counter by inflicting torment and creating clones that cast Ether Bolt.
  Counterspell   ½   Shoot out a bolt that blinds enemies in a line and summons a clone to attack the first foe it strikes.
Confusing Images   12 Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe.

Sword Both hands top

  Skill Type Description
Mind Slash Chain     Slash your foe to make them vulnerable.
  Mind Gash Chain ½   Gash your foe to make them vulnerable.
  Mind Spike   ½   Stab your foe and rip a boon off of them. Does additional damage when the target has no boons.
  Mirage Thrust Ambush ¾ 1 Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword, briefly dazing them. Leave behind a clone at your original location.
Blurred Frenzy   1 10 Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, distorting the space around you, making you evade attacks.
Illusionary Leap Clone ½ 12 Summon an illusion that leaps at your target, crippling them. After the initial leap, the clone will execute the Mind Slash sword chain.
  Swap       Swap places with your clone. Immobilize nearby foes.
Illusionary Riposte Clone 15 Block your foe and create an illusion when attacked.
  Counter Blade   ¾   Shoot out a bolt that dazes foes in a line.
Phantasmal Swordsman Phantasm 1 20 Perform a sword strike and create an illusion that attacks your foe. If the sword strike hits, you gain might.

Focus Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Temporal Curtain   ¼ 25 Create a wall of energy that grants swiftness to allies who cross it and cripples foes who touch it. Allies may cross the wall more than once but receive less swiftness after the first crossing.
  Into the Void       Shatter your Temporal Curtain, pulling nearby enemies toward its position.
Phantasmal Warden Phantasm ½ 20 Create a phantasm that throws axes at nearby targets and creates a defensive bubble, protecting itself and allies from projectiles.

Shield Chronomancer - Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
Chronomancer
Echo of Memory Phantasm 35 Block incoming attacks for a short duration. If this skill fully channels, summon a phantasm that slows enemies and grants protection to allies. If an attack is blocked, Deja Vu is usable for a short time.
  Deja Vu Phantasm   Block incoming attacks for a short duration. If this skill fully channels, summon a phantasm that slows enemies and grants protection to allies.
Tides of Time   ¾ 40 Launch a wave of temporal energy that damages and stops enemies it passes through and buffs allies. The wave then returns to you. Touching the returning wave reduces the recharge of this skill.

Torch Off hand top

  Skill Type Description
The Prestige     30 Disappear in a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes and losing conditions. Reappear three seconds later, burning nearby foes.
Phantasmal Mage Phantasm ¾ 30 Strike and burn nearby foes. Create an illusion that releases a massive wave of fire that burns, confuses, and interrupts foes.

Spear Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Stab Chain ½   Stab your foe.
  Jab Chain ¾   Jab your foe.
  Evasive Strike   ½   Evade while delivering a powerful final attack.
  Ambush Assault Ambush 1 Blink to your target and unleash a series of low-damage strikes that rapidly stack vulnerability.
Feigned Surge Clone 8 Surge toward your foe, striking enemies on the way and creating a clone upon reaching your initial target.
Phantasmal Mariner Phantasm ½ 10 Perform an evasive strike and create an illusion that evades while attacking your foe in a flurry.
Slipstream   ½ 25 Create a current at your location that immobilizes enemies entering it and grants superspeed to allies passing through it.
Vortex   40 Create a vortex at your location, pulling nearby foes toward you.

Trident Aquatic top

  Skill Type Description
Siren's Call   ½   Unleash sonic energy that bounces between multiple foes, damaging and bleeding them. When it hits allies, it applies might, vigor, or swiftness.
  Wave of Panic Ambush ½ 1 Release a wave of energy that interrupts and confuses foes.
Blinding Tide   ½ 8 Expose your enemies, inflicting vulnerability in an area.
Imminent Voyage Clone ¾ 12 Retreat back, summoning a clone to attack your foe while granting chaos armor to nearby allies.
Phantasmal Whaler Phantasm ½ 5 Cast Siren's Call on nearby foes and create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun.
Illusion of Drowning   ¾ 25 Sink enemies around your target with an illusionary anchor.

Healing skills top

Skill Type   Description
Ether Feast     1 20 Heal yourself. Gain additional health for each active clone.
Mirror Manipulation   15 Reflect projectiles, and heal yourself.
Mantra of Recovery Mantra   10 Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated. Heal yourself when this spell fully charges.
Power Return       1 Instantly heal yourself. Receive increased healing if you are below the health threshold.
Signet of the Ether Signet   1 30 Signet Passive: Heal yourself whenever you summon an illusion.
Signet Active: Heal yourself and reduce the recharge of phantasm skills.
Chronomancer
Well of Eternity Well ½ 30 Create a well that rewinds time, removing conditions from allies. When it expires, the well heals all allies in the area.
Mirage
False Oasis Deception ¾ 25 Create a mirage at your current location and heal over time. When the mirage expires, it spawns a mirage mirror.
Mirage Mirror         Creates a mirror at target location. Touching the mirror shatters it, granting Mirage Cloak to you and weakening nearby foes.

Utility skills top

Skill Type   Description
Decoy Clone     40 Gain stealth and summon an illusion to attack your foe.
Mirror Images Clone     30 Summon two clones to attack your foe.
Phantasmal Defender Phantasm   1 50 Summon an illusion that taunts your target and all nearby targets while blocking. When it finishes blocking, the illusion explodes, dealing increased damage for each attack it blocked.
Phantasmal Disenchanter Phantasm   1 30 Summon an illusion that removes boons from targets it hits. This attack deals increased damage against foes without boons.
Feedback Glamour     25 Create a dome around your foes that reflects projectiles.
Null Field Glamour   ¼ 25 Create a field of energy that rips boons from foes and cures conditions on allies.
Veil Glamour ¼ 72 Create a wall that grants stealth to you and your allies.
Portal Entre Glamour     72 Create an entry portal at your location that teleports allies to your exit portal.
Portal Exeunt Glamour       Create an exit portal.
Arcane Thievery Manipulation   ¼ 25 Send conditions you have to your foe and steal their boons. Successfully hitting your target inflicts slow on them while granting you quickness.
Blink Manipulation   30 Teleport to a target location.
Illusion of Life Manipulation   75 Give allies Illusion of Life at the target location, allowing them to get up from downed state and keep fighting. Fully revives allies if they kill a foe.
Mimic Manipulation   ¼ 30 The next utility skill you use has significantly reduced recharge, and Mimic's recharge is increased by the original recharge of the affected skill. Mimic's recharge cannot be reset by other mesmer skills.
Mantra of Concentration Mantra   15 Meditate, charging a spell that will break stuns and grant stability to nearby allies. Gain boons when this spell fully charges.
Power Break       2 Break stuns on yourself and grant stability to nearby allies.
Mantra of Distraction Mantra   12 Meditate, charging a spell that will daze your target. Diversion's recharge time is partially refunded when Mantra of Distraction is fully charged.
Power Lock       4 Daze your target and nearby foes.
Mantra of Pain Mantra   1 Meditate, charging a spell that will damage your target. Gain might when this skill is fully charged.
Power Spike       1 Damage your target and nearby foes. Inflict vulnerability on foes whose skills aren't active.
Mantra of Resolve Mantra   12 Meditate, charging a spell that will cure conditions for you and nearby allies. Cure conditions on yourself when this skill is fully charged.
Power Cleanse       1 Remove conditions from you and nearby allies.
Signet of Domination Signet   ¼ 45 Signet Passive: Improved condition damage.
Signet Active: Stun your foe.
Signet of Illusions Signet   60 Signet Passive: Creates a clone every few seconds.
Signet Active: Recharges shatter skills.
Signet of Inspiration Signet   ¾ 20 Signet Passive: Grants swiftness and an additional random boon every ten seconds.
Signet Active: Extends the duration of all boons on nearby allies.
Signet of Midnight Signet     30 Signet Passive: Improves expertise.
Signet Active: Blind nearby foes and stealth yourself.
Chronomancer
Well of Action Well ¾ 25 Create a well of delayed time, damaging and slowing foes. When the well expires, time snaps back, granting quickness to allies.
Well of Calamity Well ¾ 20 Create a well that rends time, damaging, weakening, and crippling foes in the area. When the final pulse of Well of Calamity triggers, it deals massive damage to foes in the area.
Well of Precognition Well ½ 30 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.
Well of Recall Well ¾ 25 Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
Mirage
Illusionary Ambush Deception     35 You and all your illusions shadowstep to a random point around your target and gain Mirage Cloak. Illusions' actions are interrupted when they change focus to the targeted foe.
Crystal Sands Deception ¼ 20 Draw in shards of crystal sand that confuse foes they pass through on their way to your targeted location. The shards form a Mirage Mirror upon reaching their destination.
Mirage Advance Deception   ¾ 25 Shadowstep and unleash an attack that blinds your target and nearby foes. You may reactivate this skill to return to your original position.
Mirage Retreat         Return to your starting point and leave behind a clone at your previous location.
Sand through Glass Deception     25 Evade backward and leave behind a mirage mirror.

Elite skills top

Skill Type   Description
Time Warp Glamour   ¼ 180 Create an area that warps time, granting you and your allies quickness while slowing enemies.
Mass Invisibility Manipulation   60 You and all your allies gain stealth for a short time.
Signet of Humility Signet   1 180 Signet Passive: Reduces duration of incoming stuns, dazes, fears, and taunts.
Signet Active: Transform your foe into a moa bird.
Chronomancer
Gravity Well Well 1 90 Create a powerful well that warps space in an area, knocking down, floating, and pulling foes caught in its event horizon. When it expires, foes still inside the well take heavy damage.
Mirage
Jaunt Deception   ½ Shadowstep to a target location and confuse nearby foes.

Downed and drowning skills top

  Skill Type Description
Downed skills
Mind Blast   ¾   Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
Deception Clone ½ 15 Create a downed clone of yourself to attack your target.
Phantasmal Rogue Phantasm ½ 8 Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals increased damage from behind. If the rogue hits, the recharge of this skill is reduced.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
Drowning skills
Mind Blast   ½   Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
Deception Clone ½ 15 Create a downed clone of yourself to attack your target.
Phantasmal Rogue Phantasm ½ 8 Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals increased damage from behind. If the rogue hits, the recharge of this skill is reduced.
Bandage   49¼ 5 Call your allies for help. Restores health while you channel it.
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