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Chapter 2: Igniting Burst

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Chapter 2: Igniting Burst

0.75¾ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Firebrand icon small.png Firebrand
Parent skill
Tome of Justice.png Tome of Justice
Tome of Justice
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Game link

Tome. Ignite the air around you in an expanding burst.

 Damage.png Damage: 195 (0.55)?
 Burning.png Burning (10s): 1,310 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 Damage
 Weakness.png Weakness (4s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Maximum Count.png Page Cost: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Zeal Zeal

Radiance Radiance

Firebrand Firebrand

  • Legendary Lore Legendary LoreTome skills gain bonuses from scribbling in the margins by ancient bards.
  • Loremaster Loremaster — Retain Resolve passive while it is on cooldown. You generate pages more quickly.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • The page mechanic for firebrand tomes has been reworked. Pages are now shared across all tomes and refill at a set interval instead of when summoning a tome.
  • Page cost and cooldown has been adjusted to the following: 1 page, 8 seconds.
May 11, 2021
  • Reduced burning stacks applied from 2 to 1 in PvE only. This matches the current stack count in PvP and WvW. Increased base duration of burning from 5 seconds to 10 seconds in PvE only.
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced the duration of burning inflicted from 6 seconds to 5 seconds.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced weakness duration from 4 seconds to 2 seconds.
March 05, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this skill to fail to hit foes at the center of its radius.
December 12, 2017
  • Burning has been adjusted from 3 stacks for 4 seconds to 2 stacks for 6 seconds.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Chapter 2: Igniting Burst has been added to the game.