Burning Retreat (Lava Axe skill)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Conjured Flame skill. For the elementalist staff skill, see Burning Retreat.

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Burning Retreat

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Conjure Flame Axe.png Conjure Flame Axe
Conjured Flame
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Game link
15 Recharge time  
Burning Retreat

Quickly roll backward, leaving behind a line of fire that burns.

 Damage.png Damage: 84 (0.2)?
 Burning.png Burning (2s): 262 Damage
 Lava Axe.png Fired Up! (4s): After using a Lava Axe ability, your next Lava Axe attack fires twice.
 Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Evade.png Evade: 1 second

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire

Water Water

Catalyst Catalyst


When equipping the Persisting Flames trait, the tooltip of this skill loses the combo field skill fact and lists two separate duration skill facts.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Conjure Flame Axe: This conjure weapon now enhances the autoattack by unlocking Double Lava Axe when any other skill on the conjure weapon is used.
  • This skill can now only damage an enemy once per second.
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 100%.
  • Burning duration has been increased from 1 second to 2 seconds.
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to not apply burning in some situations.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
September 30, 2014
  • Added a Combo Field skill fact.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to only last for 5 seconds instead of 6 when Persisting Flames was traited.
  • Updated skill facts to indicate duration when traited.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Burning Retreat has been added to the game.