Armor of Earth

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist utility skill. For the Earth's Embrace trait skill, see Armor of Earth (trait skill). For the NPC effect, see Earth Armor (NPC effect).

Armor of Earth.png

Armor of Earth

40 Recharge time  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link

Cantrip. Protect yourself with earth armor and gain protection and stability, then gain barrier for each unique boon you have.

 Barrier.png Barrier: 655 (0.1)?
 Barrier.png Barrier: 444 (0.1)?
 Protection.png Protection (6s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Protection.png Protection (4s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Duration.png Duration: 6 seconds
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Water Water

Arcane Arcane

Tempest Tempest

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • This skill now grants barrier for each unique boon on the user in addition to its other effects. Reduced duration from 6 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP only. Reduced cooldown from 60 seconds to 40 seconds in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 50 seconds to 60 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 75 seconds to 50 seconds.
March 16, 2015
  • This cantrip skill now grants 10 stacks of stability on use.
April 15, 2014
  • Reduced the recharge from 90 seconds to 75 seconds.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's tooltip now states the correct duration of 6 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Armor of Earth has been added to the game.