Burning Speed

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Burning Speed

0.75¾ Activation time  
12 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Main hand dagger
Weapon slot 3
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Slide forward and blast the area, leaving behind a line of fire that burns foes.

 Damage.png Blast Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Damage.png Fire Wall Damage: 73 (0.2)?
 Burning.png Burning (2s): 262 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Fire Wall Duration: 4 seconds
 Radius.png Blast Radius: 240
 Evade.png Evade: 0.75¾ seconds
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Fire


  • The firewall is created over a range of 400 units, ending with a blast reaching approximately 640 range.
  • The firewall inflicts damage and burning each second.
  • The blast at the end affects up to 5 foes.
  • Fire fields will not generate if the character's position does not change significantly (for example, running against a wall).

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill can now only damage an enemy once per second.
  • Fire-wall damage has been increased by 100%, and burning duration has been increased from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds per tick.
October 18, 2016
  • The recharge time of this ability has been reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased the burning duration from 1 second to 1.5 seconds per pulse.
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
September 09, 2014
  • No longer generates fire fields if the character's position does not change significantly (for example, rolling against a wall).
April 15, 2014
  • This skill now evades attacks.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Burning Speed has been added to the game.


  • Gwwlogo.png A Guild Wars skill bears the same name as this skill.
  • Originally, this skill would cause the user to leave burning trail behind them wherever they went. This kind of effect probably influenced the unique effects of many legendary weapons.