Inscription (trait)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Air specialization. For the crafting component used to craft weapons, see Inscription.

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Elementalist icon small.png Air (trait list)
Training cost
5 Hero points
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Gain boons upon casting a glyph based on your attunement.

Fire Attunement.pngMight.png Might (10s): 30 Condition Damage, 30 Power
Fire Attunement.pngMight.png3 Might (6s): 90 Condition Damage, 90 Power
Water Attunement.pngRegeneration.png Regen (10s): 1,300 Heal
Water Attunement.pngRegeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 Heal
Air Attunement.pngSwiftness.png Swiftness (10s): +33% Movement Speed
Earth Attunement.pngProtection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
Resistance.png Resistance (3s): Nondamaging conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This trait no longer reduces the cooldown of glyph skills, and it now always grants resistance in addition to its previous effects.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced might duration from 10 seconds to 6 seconds. Increased might stacks from 1 to 3. Reduced regeneration duration from 10 seconds to 5 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which Glyph of Elemental Harmony and Glyph of Elemental Power had incorrect cooldowns when affected by traits.
  • Normalized the skill facts so they do not display duplicate or irrelevant boon values.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Quick Glyphs has been merged into this trait.
    • Glyph skill recharges are reduced by 20%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Inscription has been added to the game.