Mesmer : Specializations

Domination top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Illusion of Vulnerability   Inflict vulnerability when you interrupt a foe. This trait can only affect enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Bountiful Blades   Improves greatsword skills. Mirror Blade bounces additional times, and Phantasmal Berserker summons an additional berserker and deals less damage.
Empowered Illusions   Illusions deal increased strike damage.
Rending Shatter   Shatter skills inflict vulnerability on hit.
Tier: Master
Dazzling   Dazing or stunning a foe also applies vulnerability.
Shattered Concentration   Shatter skills also remove a boon on hit.
Egotism   Deal increased strike damage to foes with a lower health percentage than you.
Furious Interruption 3 Gain quickness when you interrupt a foe.
Tier: Grandmaster
Fragility   Deal increased strike damage for each stack of vulnerability on your target.
Vicious Expression   You and your illusions deal increased strike damage to foes without boons. Disabling a foe removes boons from them. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Mental Anguish   Shatter skills deal more damage. This bonus damage is doubled against foes that are not activating skills.
Power Block   Interrupts deal damage and inflict weakness. Enemy skills that you interrupt have an increased cooldown. Cannot increase recharge of skills with no recharge or skills on creatures with defiance bars. This trait can only damage enemies with defiance bars once per interval.

Dueling top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Critical Infusion 10 Gain vigor when delivering a critical hit.
Phantasmal Fury   Your phantasms have fury.
Desperate Decoy 120 Cloak and leave a clone of yourself behind when struck while below the health threshold.
Duelist's Discipline   Pistol attacks from you and your illusions have a chance to cause bleeding. Interrupting a foe recharges pistol skills. This trait can only reduce recharge on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Tier: Master
Sharper Images   Illusions inflict bleeding on critical hits.
Blinding Dissipation   Shatter skill 2 inflicts blindness.
Evasive Mirror 10 Reflect projectiles after a successful evasion.
Fencer's Finesse   Gain a stacking ferocity effect when you or one of your illusions strikes with a one-handed sword or a spear. Reduces recharge on sword and spear skills.
Tier: Grandmaster
Master Fencer 5 Gain fury when you strike an enemy whose health is below the threshold.
Superiority Complex   Your critical hits deal more damage. Critical hit damage against disabled foes, or foes below the health threshold, is further increased. Disabled foes are affected by stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, fear, taunt, or launch.
Ineptitude   Interrupting a foe inflicts blind, and blinding a foe inflicts confusion. This trait can only activate on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.
Deceptive Evasion   Create a clone at your current position when you dodge.

Chaos top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Metaphysical Rejuvenation 15 Gain regeneration when struck while below the health threshold.
Method of Madness 75 Cast Lesser Chaos Storm when you use a healing skill.
Illusionary Defense   Gain stacking damage reduction whenever you summon an illusion.
Master of Manipulation   Manipulations gain recharge reduction and grant superspeed to yourself and allies affected by them.
Tier: Master
Illusionary Membrane   While you have regeneration, condition damage you deal is increased, and condition damage you take is reduced.
Auspicious Anguish   Convert damaging conditions to boons whenever you gain Distortion or become disabled. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Chaotic Transference 15 Chaos Armor grants protection when cast. When you gain protection, also gain regeneration.
Chaotic Potency   Gain condition damage. Gain additional condition damage while wielding a staff. Staff and trident skills gain reduced recharge.
Tier: Grandmaster
Chaotic Persistence   Gain concentration and expertise while affected by regeneration.
Chaotic Interruption 1 When you interrupt a foe, recharge one of your equipped-weapon skills at random. Only affects weapon skills that are recharging.
Prismatic Understanding   Increased stealth duration from mesmer skills. Gain random boons while you are in stealth.
Bountiful Disillusionment   Gain stability when you use a Shatter skill. Gain an additional boon based on which Shatter is used.

Inspiration top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Mender's Purity 1 Cast Lesser Power Cleanse when you use a healing skill.
Medic's Feedback 32 Cast Feedback while reviving an ally. Feedback revives allies inside its dome.
Restorative Mantras   Heals allies around you when you cast a Mantra.
Sympathetic Visage   Phantasms take your conditions when they are first summoned.
Tier: Master
Inspiring Distortion   Grant aegis to other nearby allies whenever you give yourself distortion or use Shatter skill 4.
Warden's Feedback   Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
Restorative Illusions   Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a Shatter skill.
Protected Phantasms   Phantasms spawn with aegis.
Tier: Grandmaster
Healing Prism 10 When healing yourself, nearby allies are also healed. Gain healing power based on a portion of your power.
Mental Defense 90 Cast Lesser Phantasmal Defender on your attacker when you successfully block or evade an attack.
Illusionary Inspiration   Summoning an illusion heals all allies around you.
Blurred Inscriptions   Signets have improved active effects, and activating one grants you distortion.

Illusions top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Cry of Pain   Shatter skill 2 inflicts more stacks of confusion for an increased duration.
Shatter Storm   Shatter skill 1 becomes an ammo skill.
Persistence of Memory   When a phantasm becomes a clone, it transfers its boons to you.
The Pledge   Reduces recharge on torch skills. Flame bursts from torch skills inflict additional burning.
Tier: Master
Compounding Power   Creating an illusion increases your outgoing damage and gives increased condition damage for a short duration.
Escape Artist   Create a clone when you gain stealth.
Phantasmal Haste   Phantasms spawn with quickness. Gain quickness when you create a phantasm.
Maim the Disillusioned   Shatter skills inflict torment on hit.
Tier: Grandmaster
Master of Misdirection   Shatter skills gain recharge reduction.
Phantasmal Force   Phantasms deal increased strike damage for each stack of might you have. Gain might when your phantasms become clones.
Master of Fragmentation   Your Shatter skills are improved.
Malicious Sorcery   Increases attack speed while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills.

Chronomancer Elite Specialization top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Time Splitter   Gain access to chronomancer shatter skills and Wells.
Delayed Reactions   Disabling a foe slows them. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
This trait can only affect the same enemy with once per interval.
Time Catches Up   Activating a Shatter gives your illusions superspeed. Shatters deal increased damage to movement-impaired foes.
All's Well That Ends Well   Wells heal allies when they end.
Tier: Master
Flow of Time   Gain alacrity for each clone you shatter.
Danger Time   Gain additional critical-hit chance against slowed enemies. This bonus also applies to your illusions.
Illusionary Reversion   Shatter skills generate a clone if you have enough clones present.
Improved Alacrity   Alacrity applied to you is stronger but has a reduced duration.
Tier: Grandmaster
Time Marches On   You move 25% faster. The duration of incoming movement-impairing conditions is reduced by 25%.
Lost Time 3 Gain alacrity when you inflict slow.
Seize the Moment   Gain quickness for each clone you shatter. Nearby allies also gain quickness.
Chronophantasma   The first time a phantasm would become a clone, it instead resummons itself and attacks again. Resummoned phantasms inflict a percentage of the original's damage. (Resummoned phantasms are briefly dazed.)

Mirage Elite Specialization top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Mirage Cloak   Gain Mirage Cloak instead of dodge rolling. Ambush skills become available for a short time whenever you gain Mirage Cloak. Gain access to Deception skills.
Self-Deception   Using a Deception skill will create a clone if you have any other clones active.
Renewing Oasis   Gain regeneration when you gain Mirage Cloak. The duration of incoming damaging conditions is reduced while you are regenerating.
Riddle of Sand   When entering combat, your first Ambush attack applies confusion. This ability refreshes when you use a Shatter skill.
Tier: Master
Nomad's Endurance   Shatter skills give vigor, and vigor grants condition damage.
Desert Distortion   Illusions shattered by Distortion become Mirage Mirrors. Ambush skills become available for a short time whenever you grant distortion to yourself.
Mirage Mantle   Gain protection when Mirage Cloak ends.
Mirrored Axes   Reduce recharge of axe skills. Axe skills generate an additional phantom axe.
Tier: Grandmaster
Speed of Sand   Mirage Cloak increases your movement speed.
Infinite Horizon   When you gain Mirage Cloak, your illusions also gain it.
Elusive Mind   Dodging removes conditions.
Dune Cloak   Use Sand Shards when Mirage Cloak ends.

Virtuoso Elite Specialization top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Psychic Blades   Whenever a clone would be summoned, you instead stock a blade. Blades persist indefinitely until used. Your shatters are replaced with bladesongs that consume your stocked blades, but still count as shatters for the purposes of core traits.
Bladeturn Refrain   Bladesongs grant aegis.
Mental Focus   Strike damage is increased against foes within the range threshold.
Jagged Mind   Blade attacks have a chance to inflict bleeding on critical hits.
Tier: Master
Deadly Blades   Blades inflict vulnerability on critical hits.
Duelist's Reversal 3 Blocking or dodging an attack grants boons.
Phantasmal Blades   Phantasms that successfully complete their attack launch a blade at their target and grant you fury when they expire.
Sharpening Sorrow   Gain fury when you activate Bladesong Sorrow. Fury increases your expertise.
Tier: Grandmaster
Quiet Intensity   Fury gives an increased critical hit chance. Gain ferocity based on your vitality.
Psychic Riposte 1 Blocking or dodging an attack stocks a blade and shoots a blade at your attacker.
Infinite Forge   Automatically stock blades while below the minimum blade count.
Bloodsong   Bleeding you apply deals increased damage. Stock a blade after applying enough stacks of bleeding to foes.
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