Empathic Bond

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Empathic Bond

Ranger icon small.png Wilderness Survival (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
20 Recharge time
Empathic Bond

Using a Beast trait[sic] removes conditions from you and your pet.
Swapping pets recharges this trait.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 2

— In-game description


The description lists Beast traits rather than Beast skills.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • This trait has been reworked. It now causes beast skills to remove conditions from the ranger and their pet.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This trait has been reworked and now splits the duration of conditions applied to you between you and your pet.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
April 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug so conditions will only be transferred when the pet is alive.
February 26, 2013
  • Fixed a bug that wouldn't apply transferred conditions to pets.
  • This trait now transfers three conditions to the ranger's pet every 10 seconds rather than all of them.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Empathic Bond has been added to the game.