Orb of Light

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Orb of Light.png

Orb of Light

0.5½ Activation time  3 Recharge time  

Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon
Staff
 
Weapon slot 2
Sequence
Orb of Light.png
 → 
Detonate Orb of Light.png
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Fire a moving orb of light that damages enemies and heals allies it touches. Detonate the orb to heal nearby allies and grant them light aura.

 Damage.png Damage: 484 (1.2)?
 Healing.png Healing: 271 (0.2)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Honor

Notes[edit]

  • Strangely, this skill is also able to heal downed allies.
If your target is blocking, reflecting projectiles, or invulnerable when the Orb collides with them this skill will become stuck as Orb of Light (sequence) for roughly 15 seconds, or until the detonation sequence is used.
The orb can easily get stuck in various types of terrain.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Orb of Light: Reduced the extended recharge time of this skill when detonating the orb of light from 400% to 300%. Detonating the orb of light now grants light aura to allies, in addition to its previous effects. This skill has been unsplit from PvP and will use the 20% higher heal scaling in all game types.
February 26, 2013
  • This ability now heals allies it passes through.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's velocity has been increased by 50%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Orb of Light has been added to the game.