Phase Retreat - Forest of Niflhel


This is a Mesmer

Phase Retreat Phase Retreat
Phase Retreat
Clone. Teleport away from your target, summoning a clone that casts Winds of Chaos.
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
Range.pngRange: 1,200

spot guide. Phase Retreat is a Staff skill that teleports the caster away from the target - however if you use it without a target, it will teleport you backwards a bit - and that's what we need. Proper usage of this skill and the map allows the mesmer to make shortcuts and escape damage. The goal of this guide is to teach you such spots so you don't have to waste your

Blink Blink
Manipulation. Teleport to a target location.
Stun-Break.pngBreaks Stun
Range.pngRange: 1,200

for these.

Don't worry if you fail a couple of times - keep practicing on an empty hotjoin map at first and make sure you are mimicing what you see on the screens below.

On the images the screenshot on the left is the spot where you must stand and the right one is the destination.

Remember, you must not target enemy players while using these spots because that messes up the direction of the teleport.


  • You win a lot of time against melee specs with this one.


  • 1st one is easy and works on both sides of the Keep.


  • Easy and useful one, but not as effective as Henge's.

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