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.png Hero point.png Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian[edit]

"Receive the Light!".png
 "Receive the Light!"
Not available underwater.png 2 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
2 1 30 Signet Passive: Cures a condition from yourself every few seconds.
Signet Active: Heal yourself.
Litany of Wrath.png
 Litany of Wrath
2 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.png 15 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.
Redirect Arrow.png
Restoring Reprieve.png
 Restoring Reprieve
1 Gain health. Grant aegis to you and allies in front of and around you.
Redirect Arrow.png
Rejuvenating 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
2 0.5½ 30 Legendary Assassin. Summon enchanted daggers that will attack as you attack, siphoning life from targets hit.
Empowering Misery.png
 Empowering Misery
2 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.png 2 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.)
Redirect Arrow.png
Ventari's Will.png
 Ventari's Will
Not available underwater.png 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
20 0.25¼ Legendary Dragon. Facet. Place the Facet of Light on yourself to grant nearby allies regeneration every few seconds.
Redirect Arrow.png
Infuse Light.png
 Infuse Light
30 Legendary Dragon. Consume. Consume Facet of Light to heal yourself and invert all incoming strikes to healing for a short duration.
Renegade tango icon 20px.png Renegade[edit]
Breakrazor's Bastion.png
 Breakrazor's Bastion
Not available underwater.png 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
2 10.25¼ 20 Signet Passive: Regenerate health.
Signet Active: Heal yourself, and grant yourself resistance.
"To the Limit!".png
 "To the Limit!"
2 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
2 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
15 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.png 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.png
Toss Elixir H.png
 Toss Elixir H
0.5½ 25 Toss Elixir H to grant protection, regeneration, and vigor to allies.
Healing Turret.png
 Healing Turret
Not available underwater.png 2 0.75¾ 20 Turret. Deploys a turret that heals you briefly, then regenerates you and your allies. This turret overcharges when it is first placed.
Redirect Arrow.png
Cleansing Burst.png
 Cleansing Burst
Not available underwater.png Overcharge your healing turret to cure conditions and grant a burst of healing.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Cleansing Burst.png
 Regenerating Mist
0.25¼ 21 Release a mist of healing liquid to regenerate nearby allies.
Redirect Arrow.png
Detonate Net Turret.png
 Detonate Healing Turret
Detonate your healing turret.
Med Kit.png
 Med Kit
2 Engineering Kit. Equip a kit that replaces your weapon with healing skills.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Bandage Self.png
 Bandage Self
1 17 Bandage your wounds and heal yourself.
A.E.D..png
 A.E.D.
2 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 the A.E.D. is active, it ends and heals you for a large amount and removes conditions.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Static 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
15 0.5½ 20 Well. Deploy a medic gyro to heal nearby allies.
Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Reconstruction 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.png
Cauterize.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 a copy of the other's boons.
Healing Spring.png
 Healing Spring
Not available underwater.png 2 0.5½ 30 Trap. Create a spring that heals you, your pet, and your allies. It also cures conditions on allies.
Troll Unguent.png
 Troll Unguent
2 0.75¾ 25 Survival. You and your pet regenerate health over time.
Water Spirit.png
 Water Spirit
2 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.
Redirect Arrow.png
Aqua 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.png 0.5½ 24 Glyph. Apply significant healing to yourself and pet, while healing allies for a minor amount.
Redirect Arrow.png
Glyph of Rejuvenation (Celestial Avatar).png
 Glyph of Rejuvenation
Not available underwater.png 1 24 Glyph. Apply significant healing to your allies and minor healing to yourself and pet.
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
2 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
2 18 Trick. Cure conditions, then roll backward while healing and evading attacks.
Skelk Venom.png
 Skelk Venom
2 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.png 15 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.png 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.png 2 20.75¾ 18 Cantrip. Heal yourself and cure a condition with every pulse.
Glyph of Elemental Harmony.png
 Glyph of Elemental Harmony
2 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
2 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!"
15 10.5½ 20 Shout. Mists billow out of the player, healing allies that are in range.
Weaver tango icon 20px.png Weaver[edit]
Aquatic Stance.png
 Aquatic Stance
Not available underwater.png 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
2 10.25¼ 15 Manipulation. Reflect projectiles, and heal yourself.
Mantra of Recovery.png
 Mantra of Recovery
2 20.25¼ 10 Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated. Heal yourself when this skill fully charges.
Redirect Arrow.png
Power 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
2 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.png 15 0.25¼ 30 Well. Creates 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.png 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
2 10.5½ 16 Minion. Summon a blood fiend that transfers health to you on each attack.
Redirect Arrow.png
Taste of Death.png
 Taste of Death
0.75¾ Sacrifice your blood fiend to heal yourself.
Well of Blood.png
 Well of Blood
2 1 30 Well. Conjure a well of blood to heal allies.
Signet of Vampirism.png
 Signet of Vampirism
2 10.25¼ 30 Signet Passive: Heal when struck by a foe.
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!"
15 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 boons on nearby enemies into torment and cripple.

Racial healing skills[edit]

Skill Underwater.png Hero point.png Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Human tango icon 20px.png Human[edit]

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

Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari[edit]

Healing Seed.png
 Healing Seed
Not available underwater.png 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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