List of elite Factions skills

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Profession elites[edit]

The following lists contain 90 out of the 120 skills required to earn the title "Canthan Elite Skill Hunter," listed by profession. They additionally list the PvP version of any skill when applicable. These lists do not include core skills, which are also required for the Skill Hunter title track.

Warrior elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
"Coward!".jpg "Coward!" Elite Shout. Causes knock-down if target foe is moving. 4 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorZ
Auspicious Parry.jpg Auspicious Parry Elite Stance. (8 seconds.) Blocks one attack. End effect: you gain 1...3...4 strike[s] of adrenaline. 1 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorTacticsZ
Dragon Slash.jpg Dragon Slash Elite Sword Attack. Deals +10...34...40 damage. You gain 1...4...5 strike[s] of adrenaline if it hits. 10 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0 warrioraWarriorSwordsmanshipZ
Enraged Smash.jpg Enraged Smash Elite Hammer Attack. Gives you 1...3...4 strike[s] of adrenaline if you hit. Deals +10...34...40 damage and causes knockdown if target foe was moving. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorHammer MasteryZ
Enraged Smash (PvP).jpg Enraged Smash (PvP) Elite Hammer Attack. Gives you 1...3...4 strike[s] of adrenaline if you hit. Deals +10...34...40 damage and causes knockdown if target foe was moving. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorHammer MasteryZ
Forceful Blow.jpg Forceful Blow Elite Hammer Attack. Deals +10...26...30 damage. Remove target foe's stance. Inflicts Weakness condition (5...17...20 seconds). Unblockable. 5 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0 warrioraWarriorHammer MasteryZ
Primal Rage.jpg Primal Rage Elite Stance. (1...12...15 second[s].) You attack 33% faster and move 25% faster. You take double damage. 4 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorStrengthZ
Quivering Blade.jpg Quivering Blade Elite Sword Attack. Deals +10...34...40 damage. Inflicts Dazed condition (5 seconds) if target foe was moving. 5 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0 warrioraWarriorSwordsmanshipZ
Shove.jpg Shove Elite Touch Skill. Causes knockdown. Initial effect: ends foe's stance and deals 15...63...75 damage if target foe is moving. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorTacticsZ
Triple Chop.jpg Triple Chop Elite Axe Attack. Deals +10...34...40 damage. Also hits adjacent foes. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png warrioraWarriorAxe MasteryZ
Whirling Axe.jpg Whirling Axe Elite Axe Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage and removes a stance. Unblockable. 4 Tango-adrenaline.png 0 0 0 warrioraWarriorAxe MasteryZ

Ranger elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Archer's Signet.jpg Archer's Signet Elite Signet. (1...19...24 second[s].) Conditions you apply while wielding a bow last 100% longer. 0 0 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerExpertiseZ
Broad Head Arrow.jpg Broad Head Arrow Elite Bow Attack. Slow moving arrow. Interrupts a spell. Inflicts Dazed condition (5...17...20 seconds). 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 0 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerMarksmanshipZ
Enraged Lunge.jpg Enraged Lunge Elite Pet Attack. Inflicts Deep Wound condition (5...17...20 seconds) and deals +10...42...50 damage. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerBeast MasteryZ
Enraged Lunge (PvP).jpg Enraged Lunge (PvP) Elite Pet Attack. Deals +3...19...23 damage (maximum 80) for each of your recharging Beast Mastery skills. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerBeast MasteryZ
Equinox.jpg Equinox Elite Nature Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 spirit (30...126...150 second lifespan). Overcast-causing spells cast within range cause an additional 10 Overcast. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerWilderness SurvivalZ
Famine.jpg Famine Elite Nature Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 spirit (30...78...90 lifespan). Deals 10...30...35 damage to creatures in range that reach 0 energy. Does not affect spirits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerWilderness SurvivalZ
Glass Arrows.jpg Glass Arrows Elite Preparation. (10...30...35 seconds.) Your arrows deal +5...17...20 damage. Inflicts Bleeding condition if blocked (10...18...20 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerExpertiseZ
Glass Arrows (PvP).jpg Glass Arrows (PvP) Elite Preparation. (10...30...35 seconds.) Your arrows deal +5...11...12 damage. Inflicts Bleeding condition if blocked (10...18...20 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerExpertiseZ
Heal as One.jpg Heal as One Elite Skill. (15 seconds.) Your pet's attacks steal 1...16...20 Health. Initial effect: heals you and your pet for 20...87...104; resurrects your pet (50% Health) if dead. If you have this equipped, your pet will travel with you. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerBeast MasteryZ
Heal as One (PvP).jpg Heal as One (PvP) Elite Skill. Heals you and your pet for 25...121...145. If your pet is dead, it is resurrected with 50% Health. No effect if neither you nor your pet are below 75% Health. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerBeast MasteryZ
Lacerate.jpg Lacerate Elite Nature Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 spirit (30...126...150 second lifespan). Bleeding creatures in range have -2 Health degeneration. End effect: Inflicts Bleeding condition (5...21...25 seconds) on creatures in range that have less than 90% health. Does not affect spirits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerBeast MasteryZ
Melandru's Shot.jpg Melandru's Shot Elite Bow Attack. Inflicts Bleeding (5...21...25 seconds). Deals +10...22...25 damage and inflicts Crippled (5...13...15 seconds) if target foe was moving or knocked down. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerMarksmanshipZ
Trapper's Focus.jpg Trapper's Focus Elite Preparation. (12...22...24 seconds.) Your trap skills are no longer easy to interrupt. You gain +0...2...2 to your Wilderness Survival attribute. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png rangeraRangerExpertiseZ

Necromancer elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Animate Flesh Golem.jpg Animate Flesh Golem Elite Spell. Creates a level 3...21...25 flesh golem which leaves a fresh corpse when it dies. Exploits a fresh corpse. You can have only one flesh golem at a time. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerDeath MagicZ
Cultist's Fervor.jpg Cultist's Fervor Elite Enchantment Spell. (5 seconds plus 3 seconds more for every rank of Soul Reaping.) Your Necromancer spells cost 1...5...6 less Energy. You suffer from Bleeding (10 seconds) each time you cast a Necromancer spell. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02525 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerBlood MagicZ
Discord.jpg Discord Elite Spell. Deals 30...94...110 damage. No effect unless target foe has a condition and is either hexed or enchanted. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerDeath MagicZ
Discord (PvP).jpg Discord (PvP) Elite Spell. Deals 30...94...110 damage. No effect unless target foe has a condition and is either hexed or enchanted. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerDeath MagicZ
Icy Veins.jpg Icy Veins Elite Hex Spell. (10...30...35 seconds.) Deals 20...92...110 cold damage to nearby foes if target foe dies. Initial effect: deals 10...74...90 cold damage. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerSoul ReapingZ
Order of Apostasy.jpg Order of Apostasy Elite Enchantment Spell. Enchants all party members (5 seconds). These party members remove one enchantment when they deal physical damage. Removal cost: for each Monk enchantment, you lose 25...17...15% maximum Health. 0 2525 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 0 necromanceraNecromancerCursesZ
Soul Bind.jpg Soul Bind Elite Hex Spell. (30 seconds.) Every time target foe is healed, the healer takes 20...68...80 damage. Ends if target is suffering from a Smiting Prayers hex. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerCursesZ
Spoil Victor.jpg Spoil Victor Elite Hex Spell. (3...13...15 seconds.) Causes 25...85...100 Health loss whenever target foe attacks or casts spells on a creature with less Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerBlood MagicZ
Spoil Victor (PvP).jpg Spoil Victor (PvP) Elite Hex Spell. (3...13...15 seconds.) Causes 15...63...75 Health loss whenever target foe attacks or casts spells on a creature with less Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerBlood MagicZ
Vampiric Spirit.jpg Vampiric Spirit Elite Enchantment Spell. Steal 5...41...50 Health from target foe. You have +5...9...10 Health regeneration (10 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerBlood MagicZ
Wail of Doom.jpg Wail of Doom Elite Hex Spell. (1...3...4 second[s].) Target foe's attributes are 0. Sacrifice}10% Tango-sacrifice.png 011 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerSoul ReapingZ
Weaken Knees.jpg Weaken Knees Elite Hex Spell. (1...13...16 second[s].) Target foe has -1...3...4 Health degeneration and takes 5...9...10 damage while moving. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png necromanceraNecromancerCursesZ

Monk elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Air of Enchantment.jpg Air of Enchantment Elite Enchantment Spell. (4...9...10 seconds.) Enchantments cast on target ally cost 5 less Energy (minimum 1 Energy). Cannot self-target. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkProtection PrayersZ
Blessed Light.jpg Blessed Light Elite Spell. Heals for 10...114...140. Removes one condition and one hex. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0033 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkDivine FavorZ
Boon Signet.jpg Boon Signet Elite Signet. Heals for 20...68...80. Your next Healing or Protection Prayer [sic] spell that targets an ally heals for +20...68...80 Health. 0 0 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkDivine FavorZ
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 monkaMonkZ
Healing Burst.jpg Healing Burst Elite Spell. Heals for 10...130...160. Party members in earshot of your target gain Health equal to the Divine Favor bonus. Disables your Smiting Prayers (20 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkHealing PrayersZ
Healing Light.jpg Healing Light Elite Spell. Heals for 40...88...100. You gain 1...3...3 Energy if target ally is enchanted. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkHealing PrayersZ
Life Sheath.jpg Life Sheath Elite Enchantment Spell. (8 seconds.) Converts the next incoming damage or life steal (maximum 20...84...100) to healing. Initial effect: Removes 0...2...2 condition[s]. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkProtection PrayersZ
Ray of Judgment.jpg Ray of Judgment Elite Spell. Deals 5...37...45 holy damage and inflicts Burning (1...3...3 second[s]) every second (5 seconds). Hits foes adjacent to target's initial location. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkSmiting PrayersZ
Withdraw Hexes.jpg Withdraw Hexes Elite Spell. Removes all hexes. Also affects adjacent allies. Removal cost: +20...8...5 seconds recharge for each hex removed. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkDivine FavorZ
Word of Censure.jpg Word of Censure Elite Spell. Deals 15...63...75 holy damage. +20 recharge time if target foe is below 33% Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonkSmiting PrayersZ

Mesmer elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Arcane Languor.jpg Arcane Languor Elite Hex Spell. (1...8...10 second[s].) Target foe's spells cause 10 Overcast. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerFast CastingZ
Expel Hexes.jpg Expel Hexes Elite Spell. Removes 2 hexes from target ally. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerZ
Lyssa's Aura.jpg Lyssa's Aura Elite Enchantment Spell. (10 seconds.) You have +0...4...5 Energy regeneration. Renewal: every time you cast a spell on an enemy. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerInspiration MagicZ
Power Leech.jpg Power Leech Elite Hex Spell. Interrupt a spell or a chant. Interruption effect: steal 5...13...15 Energy whenever target foe casts a spell (10 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerInspiration MagicZ
Psychic Distraction.jpg Psychic Distraction Elite Spell. Interrupts a skill. Interruption effect: disables interrupted skill (+5...11...12 seconds). Your other skills are disabled (8 seconds). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerDomination MagicZ
Psychic Instability.jpg Psychic Instability Elite Spell. Interrupts an action. Interruption effect: if the action is a skill, cause knockdown for 2...4...4 seconds on target foe and all nearby foes. 50% failure chance unless Fast Casting 5 or higher. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerFast CastingZ
Psychic Instability (PvP).jpg Psychic Instability (PvP) Elite Spell. Interrupts an action. Interruption effect: if the action is a skill, causes knockdown for 2...3...3 seconds on target foe and all adjacent foes. 50% failure chance unless Fast Casting 5 or higher. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerFast CastingZ
Recurring Insecurity.jpg Recurring Insecurity Elite Hex Spell. (10 seconds.) Causes -1...4...5 Health degeneration. Renewal: if target foe has another hex when Recurring Insecurity would end. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerIllusion MagicZ
Shared Burden.jpg Shared Burden Elite Hex Spell. Also hexes foes near your target (5...17...20 seconds). These foes attack, cast spells, and move 50% slower. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerIllusion MagicZ
Shared Burden (PvP).jpg Shared Burden (PvP) Elite Hex Spell. Also hexes foes near your target (5...17...20 seconds). These foes attack, cast spells, and move 33% slower. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerIllusion MagicZ
Shatter Storm.jpg Shatter Storm Elite Spell. Removes all enchantments. Removal cost: Shatter Storm is disabled for +7 seconds for each enchantment removed. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0 mesmeraMesmerZ
Stolen Speed.jpg Stolen Speed Elite Hex Spell. Also hexes adjacent foes (1...8...10 seconds). Doubles spell casting time. Spells cast by you or your allies have -50% casting times. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerFast CastingZ
Stolen Speed (PvP).jpg Stolen Speed (PvP) Elite Hex Spell. Also hexes adjacent foes (1...8...10 second[s]). Doubles spell casting time. Spells you cast on hexed foes have -50% casting time. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png mesmeraMesmerFast CastingZ

Elementalist elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
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 elementalistaElementalistFire MagicZ
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 elementalistaElementalistEnergy StorageZ
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 elementalistaElementalistAir MagicZ
Mirror of Ice.jpg 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 elementalistaElementalistWater MagicZ
Ride the Lightning.jpg Ride the Lightning Elite Spell. Deals 10...58...70 lightning damage. 25% armor penetration. Blinds all adjacent foes (1...4...5 second[s]). You instantly move to your target. May target allies. 5 Tango-overcast.png 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistAir MagicZ
Ride the Lightning (PvP).jpg Ride the Lightning (PvP) Elite Spell. Deals 10...58...70 lightning damage. 25% armor penetration. Blinds all adjacent foes (1...4...5 second[s]). You instantly move to your target. May target allies. 5 Tango-overcast.png 1515 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistAir MagicZ
Second Wind.jpg Second Wind Elite Spell. You gain 1 Energy and 5 Health for each point of Overcast. You lose all enchantments. 5 Tango-overcast.png 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistZ
Shatterstone.jpg Shatterstone Elite Hex Spell. (3 seconds.) Initial effect: deals 25...85...100 cold damage. End effect: deals 25...85...100 cold damage to target and all nearby foes. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistWater MagicZ
Shockwave.jpg Shockwave Elite Spell. Foes in the area take 15...51...60 earth damage and are Weakened (1...8...10 second[s]). Nearby foes also take +15...51...60 earth damage and have Cracked Armor (1...8...10 second[s]). Adjacent foes also take +15...51...60 earth damage and are Blinded (1...8...10 second[s]). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistEarth MagicZ
Star Burst.jpg Star Burst Elite Touch Spell. Deals 7...91...112 fire damage. Inflicts Burning (1...3...4 seconds). [sic] Gain 2 Energy for each foe struck. Also hits foes in the area. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0077 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistFire MagicZ
Unsteady Ground.jpg Unsteady Ground Elite Spell. Deals 10...34...40 earth damage each second (5 seconds) and causes knock-down to attacking foes. Hits foes near target's initial location. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png elementalistaElementalistEarth MagicZ

Assassin elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Assassin's Promise.jpg Assassin's Promise Elite Hex Spell. (5...13...15 seconds.) You gain 5...17...20 Energy and all your skills recharge if target foe dies. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 04545 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDeadly ArtsZ
Aura of Displacement.jpg Aura of Displacement Elite Enchantment Spell. Shadow Step to target foe. End effect: return to your original location. -1 Tango-upkeep.png 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinZ
Beguiling Haze.jpg Beguiling Haze Elite Spell. You Shadow Step to this foe. Inflicts Dazed condition (3...8...9 seconds). 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinShadow ArtsZ
Dark Apostasy.jpg Dark Apostasy Elite Enchantment Spell. (3...14...17 seconds.) Your critical hits remove an enchantment. Removal cost: lose 10...5...4 Energy or Dark Apostasy ends. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinCritical StrikesZ
Flashing Blades.jpg Flashing Blades Elite Stance. (5...25...30 seconds.) You have 75% chance to block while attacking. Block effect: 5...17...20 damage to your attacker. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDagger MasteryZ
Locust's Fury.jpg Locust's Fury Elite Enchantment Spell. (10...30...35 seconds.) You have +50% chance to double strike. No effect unless you are wielding daggers. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinCritical StrikesZ
Moebius Strike.jpg Moebius Strike Elite Off-Hand Attack. Deals +10...30...35 damage. Recharges all your other attack skills if target foe's Health is below 50%. Must follow a dual attack. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDagger MasteryZ
Palm Strike.jpg Palm Strike Elite Touch Skill. Deals 10...54...65 damage and inflicts Crippled condition (1...4...5 second[s]). This skill counts as an off-hand attack. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0077 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinCritical StrikesZ
Seeping Wound.jpg Seeping Wound Elite Half Range Hex Spell. (1...6...7 second[s].) Target foe moves 33% slower. This foe takes 5...21...25 damage each second while suffering from a condition. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinCritical StrikesZ
Shadow Form.jpg Shadow Form Elite Enchantment Spell. (5...18...21 seconds.) Enemy spells cannot target you. Gain 5 damage reduction for each Assassin enchantment on you. You cannot deal more than 5...21...25 damage with a single skill or attack. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinShadow ArtsZ
Shadow Form (PvP).jpg Shadow Form (PvP) Elite Enchantment Spell. (5...13...15 seconds.) Hostile spells targeting you fail, and attacks against you miss. End effect: lose all but 5...41...50 Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 06060 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinShadow ArtsZ
Shadow Shroud.jpg Shadow Shroud Elite Hex Spell. (3...8...9 seconds.) Target foe cannot be the target of enchantments. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinShadow ArtsZ
Shroud of Silence.jpg Shroud of Silence Elite Touch Hex Spell. (1...3...3 second[s].) Target foe cannot cast spells. Your spells are disabled for 15 seconds. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDeadly ArtsZ
Siphon Strength.jpg Siphon Strength Elite Hex Spell. (5...17...20 seconds.) Target foe deals -5...41...50 attack damage. You have +33% chance to land a critical hit on this foe. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDeadly ArtsZ
Temple Strike.jpg Temple Strike Elite Off-Hand Attack. Interrupts a spell. Inflicts Dazed and Blindness conditions (1...8...10 seconds). Must follow a lead attack. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 0 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDagger MasteryZ
Way of the Empty Palm.jpg Way of the Empty Palm Elite Enchantment Spell. (5...17...20 seconds.) Your off-hand and dual attacks cost no Energy. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png assassinaAssassinDeadly ArtsZ

Ritualist elites[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeProf.Attribute
Attuned Was Songkai.jpg Attuned Was Songkai Elite Item Spell. (45 seconds.) Your spells and binding rituals cost -5...41...50% of the base Energy. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 06060 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistSpawning PowerZ
Clamor of Souls.jpg Clamor of Souls Elite Spell. Deals 10...54...65 lightning damage to target and nearby foes. You gain 10 Energy if you are within earshot of a spirit or holding a bundle item. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistChanneling MagicZ
Consume Soul.jpg Consume Soul Elite Spell. Steals 5...49...60 Health. Deal 25...105...125 damage to hostile summoned creatures in the area of target foe. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistSpawning PowerZ
Defiant Was Xinrae.jpg Defiant Was Xinrae Elite Item Spell. (15...51...60 seconds.) You cannot lose more than 20% of your max Health from a single hit. Drop effect: steal 5...41...50 Health from nearby foes. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Grasping Was Kuurong.jpg Grasping Was Kuurong Elite Item Spell. (15...51...60 seconds.) Drop effect: deal 15...63...75 damage and knocks-down all nearby foes. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistChanneling MagicZ
Preservation.jpg Preservation Elite Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...11...14 spirit (90 second lifespan). Every 4 seconds this spirit heals one non-spirit ally for 10...94...115. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Preservation (PvP).jpg Preservation (PvP) Elite Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 Spirit (90 second lifespan). Every 4 seconds this spirit heals one non-spirit ally for 10...94...115. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Ritual Lord.jpg Ritual Lord Elite Skill. (5...29...35 seconds.) You have +2...4...4 to all Ritualist attributes for your next skill. If that skill is a Binding Ritual, it recharges 10...50...60% faster and Ritual Lord recharges instantly. Sacrifice}2% Tango-sacrifice.png 0 0 04545 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistSpawning PowerZ
Signet of Spirits.jpg Signet of Spirits Elite Signet. Creates 3 level 1...10...12 spirits (60 second lifespan). These spirits deal 5...17...20 damage with attacks. 0 0 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistChanneling MagicZ
Signet of Spirits (PvP).jpg Signet of Spirits (PvP) Elite Signet. You gain 3...10...12 Energy. No effect unless you are within earshot of a spirit. 0 0 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistChanneling MagicZ
Soul Twisting.jpg Soul Twisting Elite Skill. (5...37...45 seconds.) Your Binding Rituals cost 15 less Energy (minimum 10) and recharge instantly. Ends after 1...3...3 Binding Ritual[s]. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistSpawning PowerZ
Spirit Channeling.jpg Spirit Channeling Elite Enchantment Spell. (12 seconds.) You have +1...5...6 Energy regeneration. Initial effect: you gain 3...10...12 Energy if you are within earshot of a spirit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistSpawning PowerZ
Spirit Light Weapon.jpg Spirit Light Weapon Elite Weapon Spell. (10 seconds.) Target ally gains 1...12...15 Health each second. 1...12...15 more healing per second while within earshot of a spirit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Tranquil Was Tanasen.jpg Tranquil Was Tanasen Elite Item Spell. (5...17...20 seconds.) You have +10...22...25 armor. You cannot be interrupted. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Vengeful Was Khanhei.jpg Vengeful Was Khanhei Elite Item Spell. (5...10...11 seconds.) You steal 5...29...35 Health from every foe that hits you with an attack. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistRestoration MagicZ
Wanderlust.jpg Wanderlust Elite Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...10...12 spirit (30...54...60 second lifespan). Its attacks against stationary foes cause knock-down. Knock-down cost: this spirit loses 70...54...50 Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 04545 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistCommuningZ
Wanderlust (PvP).jpg Wanderlust (PvP) Elite Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...7...8 spirit (30...54...60 second lifespan). Its attacks against stationary foes cause knock-down. Knock-down cost: this spirit loses 70...54...50 Health. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 04545 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistCommuningZ
Weapon of Quickening.jpg Weapon of Quickening Elite Weapon Spell. (5...21...25 seconds.) Spells and binding rituals recharge 33% faster. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualistCommuningZ

Dervish elites[edit]

There are no elite skills for the Dervish profession in Guild Wars Factions.

Paragon elites[edit]

There are no elite skills for the Paragon profession in Guild Wars Factions.


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