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Note: Before Witchcraft was announced by Trion as the official English name of this skill set, it was referred to as Conjury by the ArcheAge community.



Skills of the school directly affect the mind of allies and enemies.

This school considers Dahuta, the goddess of the seas and change, their patroness.

Witchcraft is a utility tree which focuses on control. While it offers some damage and debuffs, no other skillset offers the same variety, or number, of control skills.



Name Witchcraft Reqs Description* Cost* Cast Time* Cooldown* Range* Effects Combos
Earth Grip.png Earthen Grip Level 1 Calls forth a hand from the ground to hold an enemy, inflicting Snare for 12sec. Deals (86 + 300% Magic Attack) Magic Damage on expiration. Snare ends if the enemy receives damage. Snare duration reduced -50% in PvP. 14 Mana 1.0 Second 15 Seconds Single 0-20m Effectsnared.png Effectsnared.pngEffectenervated.png
Enervate.png Enervate Level 3 Deals (72 + 300% Magic Attack) Magic Damage and burns 133 mana over 5sec. Decreases received healing -50% and increases duration of Stun and Trip +30%. 31 Mana Instant 18 Seconds Single 0-20m Effectenervated.png Effectfeared.pngEffectstun.png
Bubble Trap.png Bubble Trap Level 10 Traps an enemy inside a bubble for 10.8sec and slowly lifts it into the air. Bubble duration reduced -50% in PvP. Enemies in bubbles can't attack, but will be freed upon taking damage. 24 Mana 1.5 Seconds 45 Seconds Single 0-20m Effectelectricshock.pngEffectburning.png
Insidious Whisper.png Insidious Whisper Level 15 Inflicts Fear on an enemy and causes it to flee from the caster for 3.1sec. Effect ends when target takes damage. 52 Mana 1.5 Seconds 45 Seconds Single 0-20m Effectfeared.png Effectburning.png
Purge.png Purge Level 20 Allies: Removes 1 negative effect and increases Magic Defense +25% for 3 minutes. Enemies: Removes 1 buff. 57 Mana Instant 30 Seconds Single 0-20m Effectshackled.pngEffectsilenced.png
Play Dead.png Play Dead Level 25 Allows caster to play dead to escape danger. Caster can revive at any time. Restores 1% health and mana every second for the duration. Effect ends with movement. 98 Mana Channeled 180 Seconds Caster Only
Courageous Action.png Courageous Action Level 30 Awakens caster or an ally and grants immunity to Sleep and Fear for 1m. 69 Mana Instant 9 Seconds Single 0-20m
Lassitude.png Lassitude Level 35 Saps a target's mettle, causing them to become fatigued and fall asleep for 15sec after 3sec. Enemies will wake upon taking damage. Sleep duration reduced -50% in PvP. 89 Mana Instant 45 Seconds Single 0-10m Effectsleeping.png Effectchilled.png
Banshee Wail.png Banshee Wail Level 40 Causes Fear in all nearby enemies for 2.8sec, forcing them to flee and Stunning them for 2 seconds. The effects end when an affected enemy takes damage. 355 Mana Instant 45 Seconds 5m PBAoE Effectfeared.pngEffectstun.png Effectburning.png
Focal Concussion.png Focal Concussion Level 45 Deals (360 + 250% Magic Attack) Magic Damage and Stuns an enemy for 1.5sec. Deals additional damage and removes all positive buffs when the Stun ends. 427 Mana Instant 27 Seconds Single 0-8m Effectstun.png
Dahuta's Breath.png Dahuta's Breath Level 50 Sends forth a wave that deals (792 + 300% Magic Attack) Magic Damage and pushes enemies back. 433 Mana Instant 21 Seconds 10m Cone Effectelectricshock.png

*Base values of Rank 1 skills. Values scale off ability rank, equipped items, and character level.


Name Witchcraft Reqs Description
Folding Time.png Folding Time Skill Points 2+ Decreases Cast Time of all skills -4%.
Illusion's Favor.jpg Illusion's Favor Skill Points 4+ Increases health regen +7 every 1 second. Decreases Cast Time for Earthen Grip and Insidious Whisper -0.5 seconds.
Magic Detection.png Magic Detection Skill Points 6+ Increases Magic Defense +500.
Mitigation.png Mitigation Skill Points 7+ Decreases received damage -30% for 3 seconds after a Melee Critical Hit. This ability has a 20 second cooldown once triggered.
Baleful Recharge.png Baleful Recharge Skill Points 8+ Your successful attacks have a 2% chance to trigger the Baleful Recharge buff, restoring a percentage of your maximum mana with every attack for the following 5 seconds. This ability has a 12 second cooldown once triggered. In addition, each enemy you Fear using Banshees Wail or Insidious Whisper grants a stack of Exploitation.


- Decreases the cooldown of Focal Concussion and Enervate 10% per stack.
- Stacks up to 5 times.
- Casting either spell consumes one stack.
- While under the effects of Exploitation, both spells will deal 90% of their damage as mana burn instead of normal damage, restoring an equal amount of mana to you.
Augment Witchcraft.png Augment Witchcraft Skill Points 9+ Increases the duration of Earthen Grip, Bubble Trap, Insidious Whisper, Lassitude, and Banshee Wail by 20%. Fiend's Knell now summons a more powerful fiend that lasts for 5 minutes, tripping enemies where it is summoned. Increases the cooldown on Fiend's Knell to 2m30sec.
Enshroud.jpg Enshroud Skill Points 10+ Decreases Witchcraft skill cooldown -20%.


Witchcraft self-combos: Effectenervated.pngEffectfeared.pngEffectstun.png (due to cooldowns some Witchcraft combos need an additional class or multiple Witches to 'self' combo)

Class Witchcraft combos with class Class combos with Witchcraft Both classes have
Archery Effectstun.png Effectsnared.pngEffectshackled.png - if slowed Effectstun.png Effectsnared.png if slowed Effectstun.png
Auramancy none none Effectsleeping.png
Battlerage Effectsnared.pngEffectenervated.png Effectsnared.png Effectsnared.png
Defense Effectsnared.pngEffectenervated.pngEffectstun.png Effectstun.pngEffectsilenced.png Effectstun.png - if shackled Effectsilenced.png
Occultism Effectfeared.pngEffectstun.png Effectsilenced.png - if distressed Effectstun.png if distressed Effectstun.png
Shadowplay* Effectenervated.pngEffectstun.png Effectstun.pngEffectshackled.png Effectstun.png
Songcraft none Effectstun.png - if charmed Effectfeared.png Effectstun.png - if charmed Effectfeared.png
Sorcery Effectenervated.pngEffectsleeping.png Effectburning.pngEffectchilled.pngEffectelectricshock.pngEffectsnared.pngEffectstun.png Effectsnared.pngEffectstun.png
Vitalism none Effectsnared.png Effectsnared.png
*Shadowplay's Drop Back modifies Earthen Grip.