Detonate Orb of Light

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Detonate Orb of Light.png

Detonate Orb of Light

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon slot 2
Holy Strike.png → Detonate Orb of Light.png
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Detonate the orb to heal nearby allies. Orb of Light takes longer to recharge if detonated.

 Damage.png Damage: 242 (0.6)?
 Healing.png Healing: 788 (1.2)?
 Light Aura.png Light Aura (4s): When struck, you gain retaliation. Incoming condition damage is reduced by 10%. (Cooldown: 1s)
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]


  • The heal is equal to (20 + Level^2 * 0.12 + Healing Power * 1.0).

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 28, 2018
  • This skill, along with Orb of Light, has been reworked into a ground-targeted ranged attack and has been renamed Holy Strike.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Orb of Light: Reduced the extended recharge time of this skill when detonating the orb of light from 400% to 300%.
  • Detonating the orb of light now grants light aura to allies, in addition to its previous effects.
  • This skill has been unsplit from PvP and will use the 20% higher heal scaling in all game types.
June 20, 2017
  • The heal scaling of this skill has been increased by 20% in PvP only.
December 13, 2016
  • The healing contribution of this ability has been increased by 67%.
February 26, 2013
  • Increased this ability's scaling with healing power by 50% and reduced its level scaling by 20%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Detonate Orb of Light has been added to the game.