Astral force

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In-game screenshot of Astral Force meter.

Astral force is the Druid's resource that fuels the Celestial Avatar form of the druid. Astral force is gained, with a few exceptions, through instances of healing and direct damage the player applies. The majority of Astral Force generation is generally from outgoing healing, not damage. Celestial Avatar depletes Astral Force over time and ends when it reaches 0.

The rate at which Astral Force is generated is 1.5% of the bar from healing done by the player and 0.75% from damage done by the player. These percentages are fractions of the total astral force pool, not of your damage or healing done, i.e. every healing tick or damage tick charges your Astral Force bar for 1.5% or 0.75% respectively. The size of that tick and the target of that tick are both irrelevant. However, healing multiple targets at once will charge Astral Force accordingly, so healing 4 targets at once will charge 6.0% of the bar. Condition damage, pet damage, or healing an undamaged target do not generate Astral Force. Pets that utilize healing skills or traits will generate Astral Force for the player. Lifesteal effects from food, sigils, and most other sources will also generate Astral Force.

The player's progress towards activating Celestial Avatar (CA) can be tracked in a special bar above the player's health bar. CA cannot be activated unless the bar has been filled to 100%. If CA is cancelled early, then the player will lose 50% of their remaining Astral Force. While the druid is in CA, they lose Astral Force every second until the bar is empty and they are forced out, for a total of 15 seconds. Astral Force is not charged while in CA itself. Going into Downed state will reset the CA bar to 0.

Methods of Acquiring Astral Force[edit]

List of skills that grant Astral Force[edit]

Skill Categories Skill Description
Druid tango icon 20px.png Staff
Solar Beam.png
 Solar Beam
Fire a concentrated beam of light, damaging the target foe and healing allies inside of the beam.
Astral Wisp.png
 Astral Wisp
Send a wisp to attack your foe. While attached it will circle the foe, healing allies it passes through.
Ancestral Grace.png
 Ancestral Grace
Become a wisp of natural energy, traversing to the targeted location. When you reach the target, heal nearby allies and grant protection to your pet. Recharge is reduced if you heal another ally.
Sublime Conversion.png
 Sublime Conversion
Summon an energy barrier that causes enemy projectiles to heal upon impact. Allies that pass through the wall gain boons.
Healing skill
Glyph of Rejuvenation.png
 Glyph of Rejuvenation
Glyph. Heal yourself and pet, while healing nearby allies for a lesser value.
"We Heal As One!".png
 "We Heal As One!"
Command. Heal yourself and your pet. You each gain a copy of the other's boons.
Troll Unguent.png
 Troll Unguent
Survival. You and your pet regenerate health over time.
Healing Spring.png
 Healing Spring
Trap. Create a spring that heals you, your pet, and your allies. It also cures conditions on allies.
Water Spirit.png
 Water Spirit
Spirit. Summon a water spirit that causes nearby allies to heal when attacking. Spirits lose health when granting boons to allies and die if the summoner moves out of range.
utility
Glyph of Alignment.png
 Glyph of Alignment
Glyph. Damage and impair foes, or heal and remove conditions from allies.
Glyph of Equality.png
 Glyph of Equality
Glyph. Daze foes or break stun for allies.
Glyph of the Stars.png
 Glyph of Empowerment
Empower the outgoing damage or healing of allies.
Glyph of the Tides.png
 Glyph of the Tides
Glyph. Draw your enemies in or knock them away.
"Sic 'Em!".png
 "Sic 'Em!"
Command. Your pet rushes at your foe, revealing them and dealing increased damage.
"Protect Me!".png
 "Protect Me!"
Command. Gain protection and break allies out of stuns. Your pet taunts the next foe that attacks you.
"Search and Rescue!".png
 "Search and Rescue!"
Command. Your pet teleports a downed ally within range to you and begins reviving them. Grant regeneration to nearby allies.
"Guard!".png
 "Guard!"
Command. Order your pet to guard nearby allies. Your pet takes damage on behalf of those allies; gain might when your pet receives damage.
Elite
Glyph of Unity.png
 Glyph of Unity
Glyph. Use nature energy to connect to foes or allies.
"Strength of the Pack!".png
 "Strength of the Pack!"
Command. Rampage with your pet, gaining stability, fury, and swiftness. You and your pet also grant might to each other when you attack.

Related traits[edit]

Druid tango icon 20px.png Druid
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger

Pets[edit]

Juvenile Fern Hound
Juvenile Moas
Any pet under the effects of Invigorating Bond Invigorating Bond

Notes[edit]

  • As of February 23, 2016 patch, Astral force is emptied at the start of a PvP match.
  • As of November 20, 2015 patch, Astral force can no longer be generated by healing anyone that has 100% health already, even if that person is the player themselves.
  • As of November 18, 2015, Astral force now regenerates even from regeneration boons, even if by others onto the druid.
  • Astral force can be generated through reviving others at a fast rate.
Lifesteal, despite applying both healing and damage, only charges for 1.5%. The damage is ignored for Astral Force.