Healing skill

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A healing skill is a skill that occupies the sixth skill slot on the skill bar. All healing skills restore health via healing; some grant additional benefits. Each character has a core profession healing skill initially and other healing skills are unlocked with hero points through the hero panel.

Healing skills should not be confused with skills in other skill slots that can heal — only the skills listed below qualify. This is especially true for traits and upgrade components which trigger "on healing," referring to the use of dedicated healing skill. When used, healing skills interrupt any other skill cast.

Profession healing skills[edit]

Skill Underwater skills Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian[edit]

"Receive the Light!".png "Receive the Light!" Not available underwater 20.25¼ 30 Shout. Heal yourself and allies in a cone in front of you.
Shelter.png Shelter 10.25¼ 30 Block attacks while healing.
Signet of Resolve.png Signet of Resolve 1 30 Signet Passive: Cures a condition from yourself every few seconds.
Signet Active: Heal yourself.
Litany of Wrath.png Litany of Wrath 0.25¼ 25 Meditation. Heal yourself. For a brief time, heal yourself based on a percentage of damage dealt to enemies.
Dragonhunter tango icon 20px.png Dragonhunter[edit]
Purification.png Purification Not available underwater 0.75¾ 30 Trap. Heal yourself and imbue your light into a trap. Enemies that trigger this trap are damaged and blinded as the light returns to you for a second heal.
Firebrand tango icon 20px.png Firebrand[edit]
Mantra of Solace.png Mantra of Solace 20.75¾ 30 Mantra. Prepare to heal yourself and grant allies aegis.
The final charge of this ability is more powerful.
ChainRestoring Reprieve.png Restoring Reprieve 1 Gain health. Grant aegis to you and allies in front of and around you.
ChainRejuvenating Respite.png Rejuvenating Respite 1 Final Charge. Gain significant health. Grant aegis to you and allies before and beside you.

Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant[edit]

Enchanted Daggers.png Enchanted Daggers 0.5½ 30 Legendary Assassin. Summon enchanted daggers that will attack as you attack, siphoning life from targets hit.
Empowering Misery.png Empowering Misery 0.75¾ 30 Legendary Demon. Heal yourself. Heal more for each condition currently applied to you.
Soothing Stone.png Soothing Stone 1 30 Legendary Dwarf. Remove conditions and heal yourself. Gain retaliation.
Project Tranquility.png Project Tranquility Not available underwater 2 Legendary Centaur. Project Ventari's tablet into the world. The tablet will heal allies near it every few seconds.
(The tablet will disappear if you move outside the tether distance.)
ChainVentari's Will.png Ventari's Will Not available underwater 3 Legendary Centaur. Will the tablet toward the target location. As the tablet moves, it will heal allies it passes through.
Herald tango icon 20px.png Herald[edit]
Facet of Light.png Facet of Light 0.25¼ Legendary Dragon. Facet. Place the Facet of Light on yourself to grant nearby allies regeneration every few seconds.
ChainInfuse Light.png Infuse Light 30 Legendary Dragon. Consume. Consume Facet of Light to heal yourself and convert all incoming strikes to heals for a short duration.
Renegade tango icon 20px.png Renegade[edit]
Breakrazor's Bastion.png Breakrazor's Bastion Not available underwater 0.75¾ 30 Legendary Renegade. Summon Era Breakrazor to heal your allies while shielding them from condition damage.

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior[edit]

Healing Signet.png Healing Signet 10.25¼ 20 Signet Passive: Regenerate health.
Signet Active: Heal yourself, and grant yourself resistance.
"To the Limit!".png "To the Limit!" 1 30 Shout. Heal yourself and regain all adrenaline. Nearby allies gain endurance.
Mending.png Mending 1 15 Physical. Remove conditions and heal yourself.
Defiant Stance.png Defiant Stance 0.25¼ 30 Stance. Heal yourself. Absorb all incoming strikes for a period of time.
Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker[edit]
Blood Reckoning.png Blood Reckoning 0.25¼ 20 Rage. Heal yourself, gain adrenaline, and recharge all primal burst skills. Heal for a percentage of your outgoing damage. This skill extends the duration of berserk mode.
Spellbreaker tango icon 20px.png Spellbreaker[edit]
Natural Healing.png Natural Healing Not available underwater 10.25¼ 25 Meditation. Lose boons and conditions, then heal yourself.

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer[edit]

Elixir H.png Elixir H 0.75¾ 25 Elixir. Drink Elixir H to heal yourself and gain protection, regeneration, and swiftness.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngToss Elixir H.png Toss Elixir H 0.5½ 25 Elixir. Toss Elixir H to grant protection, regeneration, and vigor to allies.
Healing Turret.png Healing Turret Not available underwater 0.75¾ 20 Turret. Deploy a turret that heals you briefly, then regenerates you and your allies. This turret overcharges when it is first placed.
ChainCleansing Burst.png Cleansing Burst Not available underwater Overcharge your healing turret to cure conditions and grant a burst of healing.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngCleansing Burst.png Regenerating Mist Not available underwater 0.25¼ 21 Release a mist of healing liquid to regenerate nearby allies.
ChainDetonate Net Turret.png Detonate Healing Turret Not available underwater Detonate your healing turret.
Med Kit.png Med Kit Engineering Kit. Equip a kit that replaces your weapon with healing skills.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngBandage Self.png Bandage Self 1 17 Bandage your wounds and heal yourself.
A.E.D..png A.E.D. 0.75¾ 30 Gadget. Activate your A.E.D., enabling the system to heal you after a brief period of time. If you take lethal damage while A.E.D. is active, it ends and heals you for a large amount and removes conditions.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngStatic Shock.png Static Shock 0.75¾ 20 Use your A.E.D. to stun an enemy.
Scrapper tango icon 20px.png Scrapper[edit]
Medic Gyro.png Medic Gyro 0.5½ 20 Well. Deploy a medic gyro to heal yourself and nearby allies.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngReconstruction Field.png Reconstruction Field 0.5½ 25 Establish a defensive field, granting protection to allies in its area.
Holosmith tango icon 20px.png Holosmith[edit]
Coolant Blast.png Coolant Blast 0.75¾ 20 Exceed. Heal yourself and chill nearby foes. If you are above the heat threshold when this skill is activated, gain Frost Aura and continue healing for a duration.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngCauterize.png Cauterize 0.75¾ 30 Use a laser to burn off conditions and set yourself on fire for each condition removed. Removes additional conditions if above the heat threshold.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger[edit]

"We Heal As One!".png "We Heal As One!" 1 20 Command. Heal yourself and your pet. You each gain copies of the other's boons.
Healing Spring.png Healing Spring Not available underwater 0.5½ 30 Trap. Heals you and your pet. Place a trap that grants regeneration and cures conditions on allies.
Troll Unguent.png Troll Unguent 0.75¾ 25 Survival. You and your pet regenerate health over time.
Water Spirit.png Water Spirit 1 20 Spirit. Summon a water spirit that causes nearby allies to heal when attacking.
Spirits lose health when granting boons to allies and die if the summoner moves out of range.
ChainAqua Surge.png Aqua Surge 0.25¼ 20 The water spirit teleports to your location and then heals you and nearby allies.
Druid tango icon 20px.png Druid[edit]
Glyph of Rejuvenation.png Glyph of Rejuvenation Not available underwater 0.5½ 24 Glyph. Greatly heal yourself and your pet, while healing nearby allies for a minor amount.
ChainGlyph of Rejuvenation (Celestial Avatar).png Glyph of Rejuvenation Not available underwater 1 24 Glyph. Greatly heal your allies while healing yourself and your pet for a minor amount.
Soulbeast tango icon 20px.png Soulbeast[edit]
Bear Stance.png Bear Stance 0.75¾ 25 Stance. Heal yourself and your pet. Lose conditions while in this stance, healing for each condition lost.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

Hide in Shadows.png Hide in Shadows 1 30 Deception. Vanish in stealth and cure conditions. Then gain regeneration and heal yourself.
Signet of Malice.png Signet of Malice 10.25¼ 15 Signet Passive: Heals when you attack.
Signet Active: Gain health.
Withdraw.png Withdraw 18 Trick. Cure conditions, then roll backward while healing and evading attacks.
Skelk Venom.png Skelk Venom 1 30 Venom. Heal yourself. Your next few attacks heal you.
Daredevil tango icon 20px.png Daredevil[edit]
Channeled Vigor.png Channeled Vigor Not available underwater 0.75¾ 20 Physical. Channel your energy to gain endurance and health per pulse. Heal for more if your endurance is full.
Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye[edit]
Malicious Restoration.png Malicious Restoration Not available underwater 0.75¾ 25 Cantrip. Transfer your conditions to your marked target and then heal yourself.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist[edit]

Ether Renewal.png Ether Renewal Not available underwater 20.75¾ 18 Cantrip. Cure a condition and heal yourself with every pulse.
Glyph of Elemental Harmony.png Glyph of Elemental Harmony 1 20 Glyph. Heal yourself and gain a boon based on your attunement.
Signet of Restoration.png Signet of Restoration 1 25 Signet Passive: Grants health every time you cast a spell.
Signet Active: Heal yourself.
Arcane Brilliance.png Arcane Brilliance 0.75¾ 25 Arcane. Blast the area, hitting foes with critical damage and healing yourself. Healing effectiveness is increased per target hit.
Tempest tango icon 20px.png Tempest[edit]
"Wash the Pain Away!".png "Wash the Pain Away!" 10.5½ 20 Shout. Mists billow from you, healing allies in range and cleansing conditions on the final pulse.
Weaver tango icon 20px.png Weaver[edit]
Aquatic Stance.png Aquatic Stance Not available underwater 0.75¾ 4 Stance. Striking a foe causes water to erupt from them, healing your nearby allies.

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer[edit]

Ether Feast.png Ether Feast 1 20 Heal yourself. Gain additional health for each active clone.
Mirror.png Mirror 10.25¼ 15 Manipulation. Reflect projectiles, and heal yourself.
Mantra of Recovery.png Mantra of Recovery 20.25¼ 10 Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated. Heal yourself when this spell fully charges.
ChainPower Return.png Power Return 1 Instantly heal yourself. Receive increased healing if you are below the health threshold.
Signet of the Ether.png Signet of the Ether 1 30 Signet Passive: Heal yourself whenever you summon an illusion.
Signet Active: Heal yourself and reduce the recharge of phantasm skills.
Chronomancer tango icon 20px.png Chronomancer[edit]
Well of Eternity.png Well of Eternity Not available underwater 0.25¼ 30 Well. Create a well that rewinds time, removing conditions from allies. When it expires, the well heals all allies in the area.
Mirage tango icon 20px.png Mirage[edit]
False Oasis.png False Oasis Not available underwater 0.75¾ 25 Deception. Create a mirage at your current location and heal over time. When the mirage expires, it spawns a mirage mirror.

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer[edit]

Consume Conditions.png Consume Conditions 10.25¼ 30 Corruption. Feast on your conditions, gaining health for each one consumed. You become vulnerable.
Summon Blood Fiend.png Summon Blood Fiend 10.5½ 16 Minion. Summon a blood fiend that transfers health to you on each attack.
ChainTaste of Death.png Taste of Death 0.75¾ Sacrifice your blood fiend to heal yourself.
Well of Blood.png Well of Blood 1 25 Well. Conjure a well of blood to heal allies.
Signet of Vampirism.png Signet of Vampirism 10.25¼ 30 Signet Passive: Steal health from nearby foes while in combat.
Signet Active: Heal yourself and mark a foe. Allied players will siphon life from that enemy.
Reaper tango icon 20px.png Reaper[edit]
"Your Soul Is Mine!".png "Your Soul Is Mine!" 0.75¾ 20 Shout. Heal yourself and strike foes around you, absorbing life force for each foe struck.
Scourge tango icon 20px.png Scourge[edit]
Sand Flare.png Sand Flare 0.75¾ 25 Punishment. Grant nearby allies a barrier. Convert a boon on nearby enemies into torment and cripple.

Racial healing skills[edit]

Skill Underwater skills Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Human tango icon 20px.png Human[edit]

Prayer to Dwayna.png Prayer to Dwayna Not available underwater 1 30 Beseech Dwayna to restore your health.

Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari[edit]

Healing Seed.png Healing Seed Not available underwater 1 45 Create a healing seed at targeted location which periodically gives nearby allies regeneration.

Mount healing skills[edit]

The following skills are unlocked and available on all mounts when their respective mastery is fully trained.

Skill Recharge time Description Mastery
6 Bond of Life.png Bond of Life 180 Temporarily grant your mount the use of your own health pool at the risk of being downed in your mount's place. Bond of Life (mastery).png Bond of Life

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