Form

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Skill type. A Form is a type of skill type that temporarily transforms the user into a powerful figure with special abilities or qualities. When a form ends, any current actions are cancelled, i.e. auto attack and movement will cease and skills will stop activating and/or be removed from the skill queue.

Common forms[edit]

Dervish forms

The five elite dervish forms are notable because they can be maintained indefinitely, because they are disabled for 45 seconds after successful activation, and because they are especially effective using Teardowns. These forms change the appearance of the user. They will be removed when cutscenes start, but not recharged.

Norn blessings

Norn blessings are PvE Skills available after completing certain quests for the Norn. Each form lasts for 60 seconds, markedly improves health and armor, and transforms the user's skillbar into one appropriate for the form. Each can be manually ended by using the Totem of Man.

Norn blessings available to the player do not change the appearance of the user, but the Norn themselves use Bear Form, which does.

Wintersday snow fighting

During the Dwayna Vs Grenth mini-game, players have access to two other forms: Avatar of Dwayna and Avatar of Grenth. These forms have a fixed duration of 30 seconds and disable themselves for 60 seconds. The dervishes in the Secret Lair of the Snowmen also use these skills.

Bonus mission forms

During the bonus mission, The Flight North, the player assumes the Gwen disguise and is able to use two form skills, Hide and Feign Death.

List of forms[edit]

Icon Name Description Energy Activation time Recharge time Prof. Attribute Campaign
Avatar of Balthazar.jpg

Avatar of Balthazar

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) You gain +20 armor against physical damage, you gain adrenaline 25% faster, your attacks deal holy damage, you inflict Burning (1...3...3 second[s]) on nearby foes whenever you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Dwayna.jpg

Avatar of Dwayna

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) You deal holy damage. Whenever you use a Dervish attack skill, you lose 1 hex. Heal allies in earshot for 5...41...50 Health when you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Dwayna (PvP).jpg

Avatar of Dwayna (PvP)

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) Deal holy damage. You lose 1 hex whenever you use a Dervish attack skill. Heal yourself for 5...41...50 Health whenever you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Dwayna (snow fighting skill).jpg

Avatar of Dwayna

Form. (30 seconds.) You are healed for 30 whenever you use a snowball skill. This skill is disabled (60 seconds). 0 0 0011 Activation time 01010 Recharge time dervishaDervish Z Nightfall
Avatar of Grenth.jpg

Avatar of Grenth

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) Your scythe attacks deal dark damage and steal 0...10...12 Health. You are immune to Disease. Apply Disease to all adjacent foes (3 seconds) when you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Grenth (snow fighting skill).jpg

Avatar of Grenth

Form. (30 seconds.) Steal 15 Health whenever you use a snowball skill. This skill is disabled (60 seconds). 0 0 0011 Activation time 01010 Recharge time dervishaDervish Z Nightfall
Avatar of Lyssa.jpg

Avatar of Lyssa

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) Your Dervish enchantments recharge 50% faster and deal chaos damage with attacks. Steal 1 Energy from nearby foes when you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Melandru.jpg

Avatar of Melandru

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) You have +150 maximum Health, +30 elemental armor, and your attacks deal earth damage. Cure 1 condition from all party members in earshot whenever you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
Avatar of Melandru (PvP).jpg

Avatar of Melandru (PvP)

Elite Form. (10...74...90 seconds.) You have +100 maximum Health, +30 elemental armor, and your attacks deal earth damage. Cure 2 conditions from yourself whenever you lose a Dervish enchantment. This skill is disabled for 45 seconds. 0 055 Energy 0022 Activation time 02020 Recharge time dervishaDervish MysticismZ Nightfall
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Bear Form

Form. (60 seconds.) Assume the form of a bear. While in this form, you have +250 Health and deal 25% more damage with attacks. 0 1010 Energy 0022 Activation time 120120 Recharge time aAny Z Eye of the North
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Elemental Shift

Form. Creature becomes attuned to a different element. 0 055 Energy 0011 Activation time 03030 Recharge time aAny Z Eye of the North
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Feign Death

Form. Play dead. All enemies cease attacking. Ends when you move. 0 0 0.25¼0.25¼ Activation time 300300 Recharge time aAny Z Bonus Mission Pack‎
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Hide

Form. Conceal yourself (60 seconds). Enemies cannot see or target you. 0 0 0011 Activation time 0 aAny Z Bonus Mission Pack‎
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Raven Blessing

Elite Form. You lose all effects and take on the aspect of the Raven (60 seconds). All your attributes are set to 0 and raven attacks replace your skills, and you have 80 armor, 660...700 Health, and a 20...30% block chance. 0 1010 Energy 0 06060 Recharge time aAny Norn rankZ Eye of the North
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Shapeshift

Form. Change forms. 0 0 0 02020 Recharge time aAny Z Core
Siege Devourer.jpg

Siege Devourer

Form. Mount the siege devourer. You can command it to move and use skills. 0 0 0 0 aAny Z Eye of the North
Ursan Blessing.jpg

Ursan Blessing

Elite Form. You lose all effects and take on the aspect of the bear (60 seconds). All your attributes are set to 0 and bear attacks replace your skills, and you have 100 armor and 750...790...800 Health. 0 1010 Energy 0 06060 Recharge time aAny Norn rankZ Eye of the North
Volfen Blessing.jpg

Volfen Blessing

Elite Form. You lose all effects and take on the aspect of the wolf (60 seconds). All your attributes are set to 0 and wolf attacks replace your skills, and you have 80 armor, 660...700 Health and 2...4 Health regeneration. 0 1010 Energy 0 06060 Recharge time aAny Norn rankZ Eye of the North

Notes[edit]

  • While in a form that replaces your skill bar, a Morale Boost will not recharge your Resurrection Signet.
  • If you enter a cinematic while in a form, your form will be removed and will still need to be recharged.
Bug Bug.The Divine Halo, along with the effects from Lunatic Court Helm and Demonic Horns, can be seen while in a form.

Trivia[edit]