Skill point

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Skill points Skill point.png are the mechanism through which characters learn slot skills.


1 skill point is earned for each of the following:

5 skill points are earned for:

Levelling up:

  • 8 skill points are earned at levels 20, 26 and 32.
  • 7 skill points are earned at levels 38, 44, 50 and 56.
  • 6 skill points are earned at levels 62, 68, 74 and 80.


Skill acquisition[edit]

To learn a skill, open the Hero panel, select the Skills and Traits tab on the left, then select Slot Skills. Each locked skill will display its skill point cost, ranging from 1 skill point for tier 1 utility skills up to 30 skill points for tier 2 elite skills. Click on the skill to select it, then click on the "Confirm" button to unlock the skill.

Healing skills
Position Skill points
1st profession skill Free
2nd profession skill 1 Skill point.png
3rd profession skill
Racial skills
3 Skill point.png
4th profession skill
Antitoxin Spray
25 Skill point.png
Utility skills
Tier Skill points
1 1 Skill point.png
2 3 Skill point.png
3 6 Skill point.png
Elite skills
Tier Skill points
1 10 Skill point.png
2 30 Skill point.png


Miyani sells materials required by certain Mystic Forge recipes:

Item Qty Cost
Bloodstone Shard.png Bloodstone Shard 1 200 Skill point.png
Eldritch Scroll.png Eldritch Scroll 1 50 Skill point.png
Augur's Stone.png Augur's Stone 1 20 Skill point.png
Crystal.png Crystal 5 3 Skill point.png
Philosopher's Stone.png Philosopher's Stone 10 1 Skill point.png
Siege Masters Guide.png Siege Masters Guide 1 1 Skill point.png

Trait guides[edit]

Primary article: trait guide

Trait guides can be purchased from profession trainers. Each trainer offers 65 different trait guides, one for every major trait for that profession.

Tier Number(s) Cost per trait Cost for all traits in all lines (at each level)
Adept I–VI 10 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
Skill point.png
3 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
60 Skill point.png
Master VII–X 50 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
Skill point.png
10 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
100 Skill point.png
Grandmaster XI–XII 1 Gold coin50 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
10 Skill point.png
15 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
100 Skill point.png
Grandmaster XIII 3 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
20 Skill point.png
15 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
100 Skill point.png
Total 8 Gold coin60 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
72 Skill point.png

(per trait line)
43 Gold coin0 Silver coin0 Copper coin +
360 Skill point.png

(all 65 traits)


  • Skill point acquisition from leveling before the September 2014 feature pack was one per character level.