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 tango icon 20px.png Air
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Gain a boon upon casting a glyph based on your attunement. Glyphs gain reduced recharge.

 Fire Attunement.png Might.png Might (10s): 30 Condition Damage, 30 Power
 Water Attunement.png Regeneration.png Regen (10s): 1,300 Heal
 Air Attunement.png Swiftness.png Swiftness (10s): 33% Movement Speed
 Earth Attunement.png Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description


Might lasts 20 seconds, instead the stated 10 seconds
Skill Recharge Traited
Glyph of Elemental Harmony.png
 Glyph of Elemental Harmony
20 Recharge time 16 Recharge time
Glyph of Elemental Power.png
 Glyph of Elemental Power
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time
Glyph of Lesser Elementals.png
 Glyph of Lesser Elementals
40 Recharge time 32 Recharge time
Glyph of Renewal.png
 Glyph of Renewal
165 Recharge time 132 Recharge time
Glyph of Storms.png
 Glyph of Storms
60 Recharge time 48 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.png
Firestorm (Glyph of Storms skill).png
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.png
Ice Storm (Glyph of Storms skill).png
 Ice Storm
30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.png
Lightning Storm (Glyph of Storms skill).png
 Lightning Storm
60 Recharge time 48 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.png
40 Recharge time 32 Recharge time
Elite Glyph of Elementals Glyph of Elementals 90 Recharge time 72 Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.