Fire Shield

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Fire Shield.png

Fire Shield

25 Recharge time  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
Fire Shield.png → Transmute Fire.png
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Envelop yourself in a fiery shield that burns foes and grants might each time you are struck (cooldown of 1 second per attacker).

 Fire Aura.png Fire Aura (4s): Enveloped in a fiery shield that burns foes, grants might each time you are struck (1-second cooldown per attacker).
 Might.png Might (10s): 30 Condition Damage, 30 Power
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Fire Aura#Traits that affect Fire Aura
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Fire


  • This skill can be activated while in the air.
  • This skill does not grant extra might or separately cause the burning that are listed below the Fire Aura description in the tool-tip. These skill facts provide information about what occurs when struck by foes.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
January 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 40 seconds to 25 seconds.
December 01, 2015
  • The following skills have had their effects replaced with a new version to reduce visual noise: Frost Aura, Magnetic Aura, Shocking Aura, and Fire Aura.
September 29, 2015
  • Removed an erroneous skill fact for condition-duration reduction.
September 09, 2014
  • Added a unique skill fact icon for this skill.
May 20, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to apply the fire aura in a smaller radius than expected when traited with Powerful Aura.
November 26, 2013
  • The aura of this skill now applies to 5 targets when traited with Powerful Aura, up from 4.
February 26, 2013
  • This skill now lasts 5 seconds instead of 3.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fire Shield has been added to the game.