Eternal Armory

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Eternal Armory

Guardian icon small.png Zeal (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
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Eternal Armory

Spirit Weapons gain additional casts and burn foes with their first strike.

Burning.png Burning (8s): 1,048 Damage
Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 Damage
Burning.png Burning (4s): 524 Damage
Maximum Count.png Additional Casts: 1

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Zeal Zeal

Radiance Radiance


When traited, Sword of Justice's tooltip does not indicate its range (it remains the same).
  • Since it does not attack foes, Bow of Truth does not benefit from the burning provided from this trait.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This trait no longer reduces the cooldown of spirit weapon skills.
May 11, 2021
  • Spirit weapons now only apply burning on their first strike per cast. Increased burn duration from 4 seconds to 8 seconds in PvE, from 2.5 seconds to 5 seconds in WvW, and from 2 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP. This is a reduction to total burning from Sword of Justice and an increase in total burning to Hammer of Wisdom and Shield of the Avenger when used with this trait.
March 23, 2021
  • Reduced burning duration from 4 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP only.
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced the burning duration from 4 seconds to 2.5 seconds in WvW only.
October 01, 2019
  • Changed burning from 2 stacks for 2 seconds to 1 stack for 4 seconds.
July 16, 2019
  • Increased burning stacks from 1 to 2.
August 09, 2017
  • Fixed an issue with this trait that was preventing it from applying burning to enemies.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This trait has been reworked and renamed Eternal Armory.
  • Eternal Armory increases the maximum ammo count of Spirit Weapon skills while reducing their recharge and causes strikes from Spirit Weapons to inflict burning.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Grandmaster tier.
  • Added: Spirit weapons burn foes for 3 seconds when they strike.
  • Added: Spirit weapon summon skills have a 20% reduced recharge.
September 09, 2014
  • This trait has been renamed to Expeditious Spirit and now reduces recharge of spirit command skills.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Eternal Spirit has been added to the game.