Elemental Surge/history

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Historic content quaggan icon.png This page contains information about a Guild Wars 2 trait that has been updated since its introduction.
Some of the information on this page no longer applies to the game as it currently exists.

For the current version of this trait, see Elemental Surge.

May 18, 2017

  • Elemental Surge Elemental Surge: The burn duration from this skill has been reduced to 4 seconds from 5 seconds.
Elemental Surge.png

Elemental Surge

Specialization
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Arcane
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Game link

Based on your attunement, arcane skills inflict a condition on foes. Gain more ferocity when you use an arcane skill. Arcane skills recharge faster.

 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.
 Elemental Surge.png Arcane Lightning (15s): Increases your ferocity.
 Attribute bonus.png Attribute Adjust: 150
 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description

May 17, 2017

  • Elemental Surge Elemental Surge: 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

  • Elemental Surge Elemental Surge: Immobilize duration has been increased from 1 second to 2 seconds.
Elemental Surge.png

Elemental Surge

Specialization
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Arcane
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Game link

Based on your attunement, arcane skills inflict a condition on foes. Gain more ferocity when you use an arcane skill. Arcane skills recharge faster.

 Fire Attunement.png Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 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.
 Elemental Surge.png Arcane Lightning (15s): Increases your ferocity.
 Attribute bonus.png Attribute Adjust: 150
 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description

June 23, 2015

  • Elemental Surge Elemental Surge: 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.
Elemental Surge.png

Elemental Surge

Specialization
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Arcane
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Game link

Based on your attunement, arcane skills inflict a condition on foes. Gain more ferocity when you use an arcane skill. Arcane skills recharge faster.

 Fire Attunement.png Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 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 (1s): Unable to move.
 Elemental Surge.png Arcane Lightning (15s): Increases your ferocity.
 Attribute bonus.png Attribute Adjust: 150
 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description

May 28, 2013

Original version

Trait XII.png

Elemental Surge

Specialization
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Arcana
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major

Based on your current attunement, arcane skills cause a condition to foes that they hit.

 Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 Damage
 Chilled.png Chilled (3s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Immobile.png Immobilize (1s): Unable to move.

— In-game description