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Echo of Truth

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Echo of Truth.png

Echo of Truth

Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Firebrand icon small.png Firebrand
Mantra of Truth.png → 
Echo of Truth.png
 → Voice of Truth.png
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1 Recharge time  
Echo of Truth

Recount a truth to enemies in front of and around you, inflicting them with conditions.

 Damage.png Damage: 186 (0.7)?
 Damage.png Damage: 80 (0.3)?
 Crippled.png Cripple (4s): -50% Movement Speed
 Crippled.png Cripple (2s): -50% Movement Speed
 Crippled.png Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed
 Weakness.png Weakness (4s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Weakness.png Weakness (1s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Blinded.png Blindness (4s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Blinded.png Blindness (2s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Blinded.png Blindness (1s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Charge Recovery: 10 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Range.png Range: 450

— In-game description


  • Blasts in a cone shape in the direction you're currently facing.
  • Has 2 charges then flips over to Voice of Truth.

Related traits[edit]

Firebrand Firebrand

  • Purity of Word Purity of Word — Gain knowledge of Elonian lore, igniting a fierce drive to purge corruption and manifesting your Virtues as mystic tomes. Gain access to Mantras. Using Tome skills consumes pages. You regenerate pages every interval.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Firebrand mantras now require an initial casting time to prepare the mantra charges. The final charge of each mantra is more powerful.
  • Firebrand mantras will now automatically swap to their charged state when not on cooldown and when the player is out of combat in PvE maps.
May 11, 2021
  • Mantras no longer need to be charged before use. They now hold three charges by default, and the final charge is no longer stronger. They regenerate ammunition normally.
March 04, 2020
  • Reduced condition durations from 2 seconds to 1 second in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced condition duration from 4 seconds to 2 seconds. Reduced power coefficient from 0.7 to 0.3.
November 07, 2017
  • Increased the range of this skill from 300 to 450.
  • Increased the radius of this skill from 120 to 180.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Echo of Truth has been added to the game.