Doublecast skill

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A doublecast skill is a new type of spell that casts on you as well as your target. By utilizing proper positioning, skilled players can significantly increase the power level of these skills as well as the area that they cover. Many of these skills were reworked because they were too unwieldy to play normally due to conditionals or poor synergies with other skills. In the case of Mirror of Ice, the skill was providing too much power in PvP without being useful in PvE.

Developer Update - January 2012 Skill Balances

A doublecast skill is a type of enchantment spell unique to the elementalist profession. Four of the five skills cause some type of damage to foes near both the target ally and the caster.

List of doublecast skills

Icon Name Description Energy Activation time Recharge time Attribute Campaign
Double Dragon.jpg

Double Dragon

Elite Enchantment Spell. (8 seconds.) Enchants you and target ally. Adjacent foes take 5...25...30 fire damage each second. Skills that target a foe also inflict Burning (0...2...3 second[s]). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png Fire MagicZ Factions
Energy Boon.jpg

Energy Boon

Elite Enchantment Spell. (36...55...60 seconds.) Maximum Health for you and target ally is increased by 1...3...3 for each point of maximum Energy. Initial effect: Both gain 1...10...12 Energy. You gain +1 Energy for every 2 points of Energy Storage. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png Energy StorageZ Factions
Gust.jpg

Gust

Elite Enchantment Spell. (5...10...11 seconds.) You and target ally move 33% faster. Initial effect: Foes near you and target ally are struck for 15...59...70 cold damage. Attacking or moving foes are knocked down. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png Air MagicZ Factions
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Mirror of Ice

Elite Hex Spell. Deals 15...59...70 cold damage and slows foes by 66% (2...5...6 seconds). Hits foes near you and target ally. Recharges 50% faster if it hits a foe hexed with Water Magic. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png Water MagicZ Factions
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Stone Sheath

Elite Enchantment Spell. (5...17...20 seconds.) Gives you and target ally +1...24...30 armor and immunity to critical hits. Initial effect: Foes near you and target ally are struck for 15...59...70 earth damage and are Weakened (5...17...20 seconds). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png Earth MagicZ Nightfall

Notes

  • Similar mechanics exist in other professions, where skills grant additional effects when cast on you as well as your target: