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Facet of Light

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Herald skill. For other uses, see Facet of Light (disambiguation).

Facet of Light.png

Facet of Light

0.25¼ Activation time  
-1 Upkeep
-1 Upkeep
-2 Upkeep
Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant (skill list)
Herald tango icon 20px.png Herald
Legendary Dragon, Facet
Facet of Light.png → Infuse Light.png
Training cost
20 Hero points
Game link
External links

Legendary Dragon. Facet. Place the Facet of Light on yourself to grant nearby allies regeneration every few seconds.

 Facet of Light.png Facet of Light: Pulse regeneration to nearby allies every few seconds.
 Regeneration.png Regen (4s): 520 Heal
 Interval.png Interval: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Retribution Retribution

Salvation Salvation

Devastation Devastation

Herald Herald


  • This skill can be activated while in the air but not while gliding.
"Interval" averages 3 seconds; seems to be 3 ± 1 second.

Version history[edit]

Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Facet of Light.

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 01, 2020
  • Facet Passive Skills: Increased the maximum number of targets from 5 to 10 in PvE only.
October 18, 2016
  • Regeneration duration has been increased from 3 seconds to 4 seconds.
  • Upkeep cost has been increased from 1 to 2 in PvP only.
August 10, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that allowed players to consume facets by clicking and holding - or holding down - the associated button for a slot skill.
January 26, 2016
  • Activating this facet is no longer instant and now has a casting time of 0.25 seconds.
October 29, 2015
  • Fixed a bug so that active facets, besides Facet of Nature, will now immediately be removed when the player invokes another legend.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Facet of Light has been added to the game.