Hallowed Ground

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the skill. For the mission, see Hallowed Ground (story).

Hallowed Ground.png

Hallowed Ground

Not available underwater  Ground-targeted  
Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
1 Activation time  
36 Recharge time
48 Recharge time
Hallowed Ground

Consecration. Consecrate the target area, granting stability to allies inside.

Stability.png Stability (2s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted.
Resolution.png Resolution (2s): Incoming condition damage decreased by 33%.
Interval.png Boon Application Interval: 1 second
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 8
Radius.png Radius: 360
Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Radiance Radiance

Valor Valor

Virtues Virtues

Firebrand Firebrand


  • The duration of the fire field is 8 seconds. The application of the boons starts at the beginning of the fire field. The 8th pulse happens after 7 seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
May 11, 2021
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 45 seconds to 60 seconds.
March 05, 2019
  • Increased this skill's radius to 360.
May 16, 2017
  • Reduced the cooldown of this skill from 60 seconds to 45 seconds.
  • Reduced the pulse amount from 10 to 8, and replaced the boon-duration increase component with retaliation.
July 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this skill has been reduced from 80 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • Updated the skill description to properly reflect the skill's functionality.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Consecrated Ground is now baseline. Consecration skills use ground targeting.
March 16, 2015
  • Increased the duration of stability that this skill grants from 1 second to 2 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Updated the skill fact to better communicate how the skill works.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill now increases the boon duration for allies who remain inside the consecration areas.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Hallowed Ground has been added to the game.