Hard CC Skill Reference Guide By Profession

This reference guide breaks down the hard crowd control (CC) skills for each of the nine professions in Guild Wars 2. Hard CC skills inflict direct damage to a target’s Defiance Bar (also known as the “Break Bar”), whereas soft CC skills deal damage over time. We chose to focus on hard CC skills because they are the most effective at quickly draining an enemy’s Defiance Bar when time is of the essence. There are many bosses in GW2 with…