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Engineer icon small.png Alchemy (trait list)
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8 Hero points
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Elixirs gain reduced recharge and increased durations, and grant might.

 Might.png2 Might (15s): 60 Condition Damage, 60 Power
 Might.png3 Might (6s): 90 Condition Damage, 90 Power
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%
 Duration.png Duration Increase: 20%

— In-game description


  • This trait's recharge reduction stacks with Mechanized Deployment for thrown elixirs.
  • For several Elixirs this trait increases the base duration of boons allowing to bypass the usual 100% limit for boon duration.
  • Might will be applied in a 240 radius for tossed elixirs, even if the actual skill has a radius of 180, and only applies once per cast (ie. not once per tick of duration).

Skill Traited recharge
Elixir Gun Acid Bomb.png Acid Bomb 15 12
Super Elixir.png Super Elixir 20 16
Elite Mortar Kit Elixir Shell.png Elixir Shell 30 24

Toss Elixir H.png Toss Elixir H 25 20
Toss Elixir X.png Toss Elixir X 90 72
Healing Mist.png Healing Mist 35 28
Toss Elixir B.png Toss Elixir B 25 20
Toss Elixir C.png Toss Elixir C 20 16
Toss Elixir R.png Toss Elixir R 90 72
Toss Elixir S.png Toss Elixir S 45 36
Toss Elixir U.png Toss Elixir U 40 32
Toss Elixir X.png Toss Elixir X 120 96

Healing Elixir H.png Elixir H 25 20
Utility Elixir B.png Elixir B (WvW, PvP) 30 24
Elixir B.png Elixir B (PvE) 40 32
Elixir C.png Elixir C 40 32
Elixir R.png Elixir R 30 24
Elixir S.png Elixir S 60 48
Elixir U.png Elixir U 40 32
Elite Elixir X.png Elixir X 105 84
Elixir X.png Elixir X 105 84
Trait Elixir S.png Elixir E 40 32
Elixir B.png Lesser Elixir B 30 24
Elixir C.png Lesser Elixir C (PvE, WvW) 60 48
Elixir C.png Lesser Elixir C (PvP) 100 80

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Adjusted might duration from 2 stacks for 15 seconds to 3 stacks for 6 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which the tool tips for might duration were incorrect for some skills.
August 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to apply an incorrect number of might stacks for some thrown elixir skills.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Reduced might duration to 15 seconds.
  • Added: Elixirs have 20% reduced recharge.
  • Added: Elixirs have 20% increased duration.
December 14, 2012
  • Drinking an elixir now grants two stacks of might instead of one.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • HGH has been added to the game.