Attunement

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist mechanic. For the process that grants an additional infusion slot, see Attuned equipment.

An attunement is a special type of skill exclusive to the elementalist profession. These skills occupy the F1-F4 slots of the mechanic bar by default. There are four attunement skills in total, representing the elements of fire, water, air and earth. Functionality for these skills unlocks as players level. Attunements activate instantly and can be activated mid-cast. When one is activated, the previous attunement recharges for 10 seconds, while other attunements which are ready to use will recharge for 1.5 seconds. Both of these recharges can be reduced by the Elemental Enchantment trait.

Activating an attunement changes the first five skills on the skill bar. Each weapon type has a unique set of skills for each attunement. Elementalists' hands also become enveloped by an aura which identifies that character's attunement. Elementalists do not have a normal state of activity, they are always attuned to an element in any given situation, except when transformed.

List of attunements[edit]

Skill Description Unlock level
Fire Attunement.png Fire Attunement Attune to fire, gaining heavy damage and burning abilities. 1
Water Attunement.png Water Attunement Attune to water, gaining superior support and healing abilities. 5
Air Attunement.png Air Attunement Attune to air, gaining heavy damage and control abilities. 11
Earth Attunement.png Earth Attunement Attune to earth, gaining superior damage-over-time and defensive abilities. 15 [1]

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve attunements[edit]

Traits that change based on attunement[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Attunement counts as a weapon swap for activating sigils.
  • Attuning to an element frequently causes the elementalist to shout out one of the following lines, depending on their race, gender and the attunement used.
Race Gender Attunement
Fire Attunement.png Fire Attunement Water Attunement.png Water Attunement Air Attunement.png Air Attunement Earth Attunement.png Earth Attunement
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura Female Fire!
Observe the power of fire!
Spark to flame!
The water's rage!
Water!
Wave and torrent!
Air!
I summon the winds!
Let the storms rage!
Earth!
I command stone and soil!
The earth is my weapon!
Male Fire!
I have ignition!
Turn up the heat!
Cleansing will now begin!
Turn the tide!
Water!
Air!
Now they'll feel my turbulence!
Severe weather warning!
Earth!
Geological forces, at my command!
Rocks and stones will break your bones!
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr Female Burn them!
Feel the flame!
Fire!
Feel the cold!
Making waves!
Water!
Air!
Storm power!
The wind is here!
Earth!
Rock solid!
Strong as stone!
Male Bring the flames!
Fire!
Immolate!
Behold the ocean's power!
My power will drown you!
Water!
Air!
Lightning and thunder!
The wind obeys me!
Earth!
I can move mountains!
I summon the power of our lands!
Human tango icon 20px.png Human Female Feeling hot!
Fire!
Now burn!
Behold, the ocean's power!
Feel Grenth's icy embrace!
Water!
Air!
I call upon the storm's power!
I summon the power of the storm!
Reap the whirlwind!
Earth!
I can move mountains!
I summon the power of earth!
Male Fire!
Here come the flames!
Getting hotter!
Behold, the ocean's power.
My power is like a tidal wave!
Water!
Air!
Dwayna, heed me!
I call upon the storm's power.
Earth!
I can move mountains!
I summon the power of Melandru!
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Female Fire, do my bidding!
Flames!
Fire!
Heat!
Cold power.
Feel the cold.
Water!
Air!
By the winds!
The air is mine.
Earth!
Solid like rock.
Stronger than stone.
Male Bringing the fire!
Flames are my friend.
They'll burn.
Drown in my power.
The flow and freeze.
Water!
Air!
Lightning.
Thunder!
Earth!
Rocks and mountains!
The power of the land.
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari Female Ferocious fire!
Fire consumes at my whim!
I channel the flames!
Currents flow by my will!
I am river and ocean!
Powerful water!
Glorious air!
I channel the wind!
The storm shall bend at my word!
Earth and stone conform to my will!
I channel rock and soil!
Supportive earth!
Male Consuming fire!
Element of fire, obey me!
I am the flames!
Element of water, attend me!
I am rain and ice!
Persistent water!
Element of wind, heed me!
I am the wind!
Joyous air!
Element of earth, hear me!
I am rock and soil!
Solid earth!

When specialized as a weaver, elementalists may shout one of the following on swapping attunements, depending on the two attunements active, regardless of race or gender:

  • Fire Attunement.png  +  Water Attunement.png   "Extreme temperatures time!" - "Conflagration!" - "That's my boiling point!"
  • Fire Attunement.png  +  Air Attunement.png   "You'll melt away!" - "Searing flesh from bone!" - "My flames burn hotter!"
  • Fire Attunement.png  +  Earth Attunement.png   "Blood of the earth!" - "These flames run deep!" - "I recommend.. you run!"
  • Water Attunement.png  +  Air Attunement.png   "Shatter!" - "Feel the chill!" - "Cold bites to the bones!"
  • Water Attunement.png  +  Earth Attunement.png   "Everything erodes, even you!" - "The pressure of the depths!" - "Natural Wrath."
  • Air Attunement.png  +  Earth Attunement.png   "I'll return you to dust!" - "A wind of truth cannot be quelled." - "Blade of the Earth"

Trivia[edit]

  • Before the release of Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, human female elementalist could say "Feel the fires of Balthazar!" when switching to Fire. This was removed with the expansion.

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