In Guild Wars 2, the Mesmer profession is the most unique one. There are a multitude of abilities to use as a Mesmer, and a lot of them have to deal with illusions. The Mesmer is a master of ranged combat, as well as visual deception. [A full list of Guild Wars 2 Professions]
Mesmers are maestros of mirage. They weave mental magic that confounds, controls, or evokes emotion in their enemies. With a wave of the hand, they can shatter their own illusions to produce even greater special effects. (Mesmers wear light armor.)
Mesmers are primarily support. They can do heavy damage, but they work best in groups. They also have invisibility spells, and other important tricks, such as turning players into a Moa. All of the Mesmer’s skills are about tricking, disappearing, burning, alluding, and confusing foes. The Mesmer is the magicians’ version of a thief, and is a very interesting one too.
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