Elemental Surge

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Elemental Surge

Elementalist icon small.png Arcane (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
Elemental Surge

Arcane skills grant increased ferocity and inflict a condition based on your attunement.

 Fire Attunement.png Burning.png Burning (4s): 524 Damage
 Water Attunement.png Chilled.png Chilled (3s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Air Attunement.png Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Earth Attunement.png Immobile.png Immobilize (2s): Unable to move.
 Earth Attunement.png Immobile.png Immobilize (1s): Unable to move.
 Elemental Surge.png Arcane Lightning (15s): Increases your ferocity.
 Ferocity attribute.png Ferocity: +150

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Healing skills that are improved by this trait

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Trait skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Fire Fire

Earth Earth

Weaver Weaver

Catalyst Catalyst


Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This trait no longer reduces the cooldown of arcane skills.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced immobilize duration from 2 seconds to 1 second.
May 18, 2017
  • The burn duration from this skill has been reduced to 4 seconds from 5 seconds.
May 17, 2017
  • When used with Arcane Power, this trait now considers the caster of the ability as the source when dealing conditions and will apply them based on the caster's current attunement.
October 18, 2016
  • Immobilize duration has been increased from 1 second to 2 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: Gain 150 more ferocity for 15 seconds when you use an arcane skill.
  • Added: Arcane abilities recharge 20% faster.
May 28, 2013
  • Now functions correctly with the Arcane Shield while the player is attuned to air.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Elemental Surge has been added to the game.