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Burst of Strength

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Burst of Strength.png

Burst of Strength

Revenant icon small.png Revenant (skill list)
Herald icon small.png Herald
Legendary Dragon, Consume
Facet of Strength.png → 
Burst of Strength.png
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1 Activation time  
12 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Burst of Strength

Legendary Dragon. Consume. Consume Facet of Strength, granting increased damage for successful hits. Facet of Strength will be disabled while this skill is recharging.

Damage.png Damage: 425 (1.6)?
Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
Burst of Strength.png Burst of Strength (10s): +15% Damage
Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 2
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Salvation Salvation

  • Generous Abundance Generous Abundance — Heal allies around yourself when using a Legend skill. Heal allies around Ventari's Tablet when using a Legendary Centaur skill. Dragon Facet skills and Ventari's Will cannot activate this trait.

Devastation Devastation

Herald Herald


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 30, 2022
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to have an improper cooldown duration of 15 seconds in PvE.
November 29, 2022
  • Damage bonus now applies to condition damage as well as strike damage. (PvE only): Reduced cooldown from 15 seconds to 12 seconds. Increased effect duration from 5 seconds to 10 seconds. Reduced damage bonus from 25% to 15%.
June 28, 2022
  • Increased cooldown from 12 seconds to 15 seconds. Damage multiplier increased from 1.25 to 1.6. These changes are for PvE only.
October 26, 2021
  • Positive percentage-based enhancements now display with a "+." For example, swiftness now displays "+33% Movement Speed" instead of "33% Movement Speed."
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced damage bonus from 15% to 7%.
July 16, 2019
  • Reduced the damage of this skill in WvW to match the PvP version. Increased the bonus damage boon from 15% to 25% in PvE only.
December 11, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill has been reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds in PvE only.
August 28, 2018
  • This skill now grants 15% increased damage for 5 seconds upon use. This skill is now labeled as a consume skill.
February 22, 2017
  • Increased the base damage of this skill by 25% in non-PvP only.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Burst of Strength has been added to the game.