Scepter

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Scepter (weapon).
Scepter concept art.jpg

The scepter is a ranged main-hand-only weapon that is used primarily by the Scholar professions. Scepter skills typically have a range of 900 (compared to 1200 for Staff skills), making it a mid-ranged weapon. Scepters can be crafted by an artificer. The maximum damage range for scepters is 940 - 1,060.

Skills by profession[edit]

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian[edit]

1
Orb of Wrath.png
 Orb of Wrath
0.25¼ Fire a slow-moving orb at your foe.
2
Smite.png
 Smite
0.25¼ 6 Strike foes in the target area repeatedly.
3
Chains of Light.png
 Chains of Light
0.5½ 20 Immobilize and make your foe vulnerable with ethereal chains.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist[edit]

Fire Attunement.png
Fire
1
Flamestrike.png
 Flamestrike
10.25¼ Strike your foe with flame.
2
Dragon's Tooth.png
 Dragon's Tooth
1 6 Drop an explosive dragon's tooth on your foe.
3
Phoenix.png
 Phoenix
0.25¼ 20 Release a fiery phoenix that attacks foes in a line before exploding and returning to you, curing a condition and granting you vigor.
Water Attunement.png
Water
1
Ice Shards.png
 Ice Shards
0.75¾ 0 Fire three ice shards at your foe.
2
Shatterstone.png
 Shatterstone
1 2 Cast a shatterstone at the target area that explodes after two seconds.
3
Water Trident.png
 Water Trident
0.5½ 20 Cast a water trident that damages foes and heals allies.
Air Attunement.png
Air
1
Arc Lightning.png
 Arc Lightning
30.5½ Cast an arc of electricity at your foe.
2
Lightning Strike.png
 Lightning Strike
5 Strike your foe with lightning.
3
Blinding Flash.png
 Blinding Flash
10 Blind your foe with a flash of light.
Earth Attunement.png
Earth
1
Stone Shards.png
 Stone Shards
10.5½ Fling stone daggers at your foe to bleed them.
2
Rock Barrier.png
 Rock Barrier
1 15 Envelop yourself in a stony barrier that improves armor.
2 Redirect Arrow.png
Hurl.png
 Hurl
Hurl the rocks from your rock barrier at your foe.
3
Dust Devil.png
 Dust Devil
0.25¼ 15 Blind your foes with a blast of sand.

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer[edit]

1
Ether Bolt.png
 Ether Bolt
Chain 0.5½ Shoot a bolt of energy at your target.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Ether Blast.png
 Ether Blast
0.5½ Shoot a second bolt of energy at your target.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Ether Clone.png
 Ether Clone
Clone 1 Shoot out a third bolt of energy that damages your target. Summon a clone that casts Ether Bolt.
2
Illusionary Counter.png
 Illusionary Counter
Clone 2 10 Block the next attack. Counter by applying Torment and creating a clone that casts Ether Bolt.
2 Redirect Arrow.png
Counterspell.png
 Counterspell
0.5½ Shoot out a bolt that blinds foes in a line.
3
Confusing Images.png
 Confusing Images
3 12 Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe.

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer[edit]

1
Blood Curse.png
 Blood Curse
0.5½ 0 Bleed your foe.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Rending Curse.png
 Rending Curse
0.5½ Bleed your foe.
1 Redirect Arrow.png
Putrid Curse.png
 Putrid Curse
0.5½ Poison your foe.
2
Grasping Dead.png
 Grasping Dead
0.75¾ 10 Summon skeletal hands to cripple foes in the target area.
3
Feast of Corruption.png
 Feast of Corruption
0.75¾ 10 Strike your target, dealing additional damage and gaining life force for each condition on them.

Traits by profession[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian[edit]

Zeal
Radiance

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist[edit]

Arcana

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer[edit]

Inspiration

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer[edit]

Curses

See Also[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The scepter is the only one-handed weapon that cannot be used in the off-hand by any profession.