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Disambig icon.png This article is about the combat effect. For the visual effect from equipment, see Cosmetic aura. For the NPC, see Aura (NPC).

Auras are a type of effect that provide an irremovable buff, causing harm to foes and/or benefiting the user in some way when attacked. Elementalists have access to auras through different weapon skills, but auras can also be granted or improved by certain combos, traits, and upgrade components. Auras do not stack like boons do.

List of auras[edit]

Aura Description
Chaos Armor.png
 Chaos Aura
Give yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.
Dark Aura.png
 Dark Aura
Surrounded by a dark aura that reduces incoming condition damage and causes torment each time you are struck (1-second cooldown per attacker).
Fire Shield.png
 Fire Aura
Enveloped in a fiery shield that burns foes, grants might each time you are struck (1-second cooldown per attacker).
Frost Aura.png
 Frost Aura
Chill foes that strike you (only once per second for each attacker); incoming damage is reduced by 10%.
Light Aura.png
 Light Aura
When struck, you gain retaliation. Incoming condition damage is reduced by 10%. (Cooldown: 1s)
Magnetic Aura.png
 Magnetic Aura
Reflect projectiles with magnetic energy.
Shocking Aura (effect).png
 Shocking Aura
Stun nearby attacking foes with an electric shock (only once per 2 seconds for each attacker).

Transmute auras[edit]

  • Elementalists can use specific weapon skills to detonate an aura to deliver an area effect.
  • These skills have independent 10-second cooldowns and can only be used if the elementalist is affected by the appropriate aura.
Transmute Description Weapon Skill
Transmute Fire.png
 Transmute Fire
Use the energy of the fire aura to cause an explosion, damaging enemies and benefiting allies. Focus
Fire Shield.png
 Fire Shield
Transmute Frost.png
 Transmute Frost
Cause your frost aura to violently explode, healing allies and damaging foes. Off hand dagger
Frost Aura.png
 Frost Aura
Transmute Lightning.png
 Transmute Lightning
Cause your shocking aura to violently explode, stunning enemies who are struck by it. Main hand dagger
Shocking Aura.png
 Shocking Aura
Transmute Earth.png
 Transmute Earth
Cause the surrounding magnetic aura to violently explode. Staff
Magnetic Aura.png
 Magnetic Aura

Related traits[edit]

Traits that grant auras[edit]

For traits that give one specific aura, check the respective page.

Traits that improve auras[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

Runes that grant auras[edit]

For runes that give one specific aura, check the respective aura page or filter the table on Rune for "Aura".

Runes that improve auras[edit]