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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

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]

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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.