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Elemental Bastion

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Elemental Bastion

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Auras you apply heal allies. Apply a frost aura to yourself and nearby allies when struck while below the health threshold.

 Healing.png Healing: 522 (0.55)?
 Radius.png Health Threshold: 75%
 Frost Aura.png Frost Aura (4s): -10% Incoming Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description


  • The internal cooldown only applies to the Frost Aura, not to the healing.
  • Powerful Aura does not activate the healing multiple times to allies if using a shout that grants an aura.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 28, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from healing allies when traited with Powerful Aura.
July 26, 2016
  • The base healing-per-level values for this trait have been reduced by 33%.
    • The healing power contribution has been increased by 10%.
January 26, 2016
  • The duration of the frost aura this trait applies has been reduced from 5 seconds to 4 seconds.
October 29, 2015
  • This trait can now activate when struck by missiles.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Elemental Bastion has been added to the game.