Fire Attunement

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Fire Attunement

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Profession mechanic
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Fire Attunement

Attune to fire, gaining heavy damage and burning abilities.

— In-game description

Hand aura of an elementalist attuned to fire

Fire Attunement is an elementalist attunement skill that attunes the elementalist to fire. While attuned to fire the elementalist's weapon skills are fire magic skills.

Skills by weapon[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description


1 Fireball.png Fireball 1 Cast a fireball that explodes on impact and hits multiple foes.
2 Lava Font.png Lava Font 6 Make lava erupt from the target area.
3 Flame Burst.png Flame Burst 0.5½ 10 Burn foes at the target location.
4 Burning Retreat.png Burning Retreat 18 Quickly roll backward, leaving behind a line of fire that burns.
5 Meteor Shower.png Meteor Shower 30.75¾ 30 Call down a meteor shower onto the target area.
Damage is reduced per target each time they are struck by this ability.


1 Dragon's Claw.png Dragon's Claw 0.5½ Fling fire in a claw-shaped spread at your foe.
2 Drake's Breath.png Drake's Breath 20.25¼ 5 Spray a cone of fire at foes while on the move.
3 Burning Speed.png Burning Speed 0.75¾ 12 Slide forward and blast the area, leaving behind a line of fire that burns foes.
4 Ring of Fire.png Ring of Fire 0.25¼ 15 Damage nearby foes with a ring of fire, burning foes that pass through it.
5 Fire Grab.png Fire Grab 0.75¾ 20 Damage foes in a cone in front of you. Deal more damage to burning foes.


1 Flamestrike.png Flamestrike 0.75¾ Strike your foe with flame.
2 Dragon's Tooth.png Dragon's Tooth 0.75¾ 6 Drop an explosive dragon's tooth on your foe.
3 Phoenix.png Phoenix 0.25¼ 10 Release a fiery phoenix that attacks foes in a line before exploding and returning to you, curing a condition and granting you vigor. Inflict additional burning against foes that are already burning.


4 Flamewall.png Flamewall 0.75¾ 20 Create a wall of flame at the target area that burns foes.
5 Fire Shield.png Fire Shield 25 Envelop yourself in a fiery shield that burns foes and grants might each time you are struck (cooldown of 1 second per attacker).
5 ChainTransmute Fire.png Transmute Fire 0.5½ 10 Use the energy of the fire aura to cause an explosion, damaging enemies and benefiting allies.

Warhorn (requires Tempest)[edit]

4 Heat Sync.png Heat Sync 0.75¾ 30 Give stacks of might to yourself, then spread boons you have to allies.
5 Wildfire.png Wildfire 0.75¾ 30 Release a fiery torrent that burns enemies.

Sword (requires Weaver)[edit]

1 Fire Strike.png Fire Strike 0.5½ Build elemental flames into your sword and strike your enemies.
1 ChainFire Swipe.png Fire Swipe 0.5½ Heat your sword a second time and strike your enemies for increased damage.
1 ChainSearing Slash (weaver).png Searing Slash 0.75¾ Heat your sword a final time and use the full power of your flames to sear enemies and ignite them.
2 Flame Uprising.png Flame Uprising 0.75¾ 8 Jump forward and deliver a fiery blast to the area.
3 Cauterizing Strike.png Cauterizing Strike 0.75¾ 15 Stab your foe with full force, dealing bonus damage against burning enemies.


1 Magma Orb.png Magma Orb 0.5½ Shoot a blob of molten rock that explodes after a delay.
2 Boil.png Boil 0.5½ 8 Boil the water around your foe.
3 Steam (elementalist skill).png Steam 0.5½ 10 Blind your foe with superheated water.
4 Lava Chains.png Lava Chains 0.5½ 16 Cripple multiple foes with lava chains.
5 Heat Wave.png Heat Wave 1 20 Launch three waves of heat. Each burns foes and grants vigor to allies.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Attunement#Related traits

Fire Fire

Arcane Arcane

Weaver Weaver

Catalyst Catalyst


  • This skill has an instant cast time and may be cast during other actions.
  • This skill can be activated while in the air.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Reduced base attunement recharge from 13 seconds to 10 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fire Attunement has been added to the game.


  • Gwwlogo.png A Guild Wars skill bears the same name as this skill.
  • Before the release of Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, human female elementalists could say "feel the fires of Balthazar!" when attuning to Fire. That shout was changed to "now burn!" with the release of the expansion.
  • When attuning to fire, the character will occasionally shout out one of the following lines, depending on race and gender.
Race Gender
Male Female
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura Fire!
I have ignition!
Turn up the heat!
Observe the power of fire!
Spark to flame!
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr Bring the flames!
Burn them!
Feel the flame!
Human tango icon 20px.png Human Fire!
Here come the flames!
Getting hotter!
Feeling hot!
Now burn!
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Bringing the fire!
Flames are my friend.
They'll burn.
Fire, do my bidding!
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari Consuming fire!
Element of fire, obey me!
I am the flames!
Ferocious fire!
Fire consumes at my whim!
I channel the flames!

See also[edit]