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 which can be cast on an ally and has effect on both the ally and the caster. Each of the doublecast skills belong to a different attribute among the five elementalist attributes. All skills based on an elemental attribute cause related damage to foes adjacent or near both the target ally and the caster.

Skills in the subtype have the following features in common:

  • They can target a non-spirit ally (or the caster) or foe.
  • They have an on-application benefit.
  • They are elite skills.

List of doublecast skills[edit]

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
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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
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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

Skills with similar interactions

Icon Name Description Energy Activation time Recharge time Attribute Campaign
Empathic Removal.jpg

Empathic Removal

Elite Spell. Removes one condition and hex from target ally and yourself, and heals for 50. Cannot self-target. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0077 Tango-recharge-darker.png Z Factions
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Ghostmirror Light

Spell. Heals for 15...75...90. You gain 15...75...90 Health if you are within earshot of a spirit. Cannot self-target. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0033 Tango-recharge-darker.png Restoration MagicZ Nightfall
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Signet of Synergy

Signet. Heal target ally for 40...88...100. You are also healed for 40...88...100 if you are not enchanted. Cannot self-target. 0 0 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png MotivationZ Nightfall

Notes[edit]

Anomaly Anomaly.
  • By selecting a foe, you can cast doublecast enchantments on allies using Vow of Silence or standing inside a Well of the Profane.
  • As expected, if you select an ally while casting a doublecast skill, it will trigger Shame, but not Guilt or Mistrust. However, if you instead select a foe, the opposite will happen: it will trigger Guilt and Mistrust, but not Shame.
  • Similarly, you can use doublecast skills while selecting an ally enchanted with Shadow Form. However, if you selected a foe protected by spell targeting prevention, you will end up casting the skill on yourself unless the foe is out of range (in which case, you will be unable to cast at all until you are closer or select a different target).