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Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit

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Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit

Holosmith icon small.png Holosmith (trait list)
Training cost
10 Hero points
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Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit

Increases maximum heat capacity. While above 100% heat, periodically gain might. Some skills and traits gain additional heat tiers.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Capacity Increase: 50%
 Might.png2 Might (6s): 60 Condition Damage, 60 Power
 Might.png Might (9s): 30 Condition Damage, 30 Power
 Interval.png Interval: 1 second
 Miscellaneous effect.png Combat Only

— In-game description


  • The trait increases the maximum possible damage bonus from Laser's Edge to 22.5% at 150 heat.
  • The trait adds an extra tier of heat threshold for the following skills:
Skill/trait Effect over 100% heat
Sword skills
Sun Edge.png Sun Edge
 Damage.png Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 30%
Sun Ripper.png Sun Ripper
 Damage.png Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 30%
Gleam Saber.png Gleam Saber
 Damage.png Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 30%
Refraction Cutter.png Refraction Cutter
 Miscellaneous effect.png Additional Blades over 100% heat: 4
Radiant Arc.png Radiant Arc
 Quickness.png Quickness over 100% heat (6s): Skills and actions are faster.
Tool belt skills
Cauterize.png Cauterize
 Miscellaneous effect.png Additional Conditions above 100% Heat: 6 in PvE ,
 Miscellaneous effect.png Additional Conditions above 100% Heat: 4 in PvP and WvW
Particle Accelerator.png Particle Accelerator
 Damage.png Explosion Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 20% in PvE ,
 Damage.png Explosion Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 10% in PvP and WvW
Prismatic Singularity.png Prismatic Singularity
 Damage.png Explosion Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 25% in PvE ,
 Damage.png Explosion Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 10% in PvP and WvW
Flash Spark.png Flash Spark
 Light Aura.png Light Aura (6s): -10% Incoming Condition Damage
Blade Burst.png Blade Burst
 Damage.png Damage Increase above 100% Heat: 50%
Exceed skills
Coolant Blast.png Coolant Blast
 Miscellaneous effect.png Effect Duration Increase: 50% in PvE ,
 Miscellaneous effect.png Effect Duration Increase: 25% in PvP and WvW
Spectrum Shield.png Spectrum Shield
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
Laser Disk.png Laser Disk
 Damage.png Damage Increase: 10%
Hard Light Arena.png Hard Light Arena
 Miscellaneous effect.png Ally Boon Duration: 100%
Prime Light Beam.png Prime Light Beam
 Damage.png Field Damage Increase: 20% in PvE ,
 Damage.png Field Damage Increase: 10% in PVP and WVW
 Miscellaneous effect.png Burning Duration Increase: 50% in PvE
 Miscellaneous effect.png Burning Duration Increase: 10% in PvP and WvW
Prismatic Converter Prismatic Converter
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions to Boons Over 100% Heat: 3
Laser's Edge Laser's Edge
 Damage.png Maximum Damage Increase: 220.5½%

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • (Undocumented) Additional skills and traits gained a 100% heat tier.
October 04, 2022
  • Increased might duration from 6 seconds to 9 seconds in PvP only.
October 13, 2020
  • Reduced might stacks per pulse from 2 to 1 in PvP only.
July 16, 2019
  • This trait now increases the bonus damage maximum from Laser's Edge by 50% in addition to its previous effects.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit has been added to the game.