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 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
 Fire Attunement.png Might.png3 Might (6s): 90 Condition Damage, 90 Power
 Water Attunement.png Regeneration.png Regen (10s): 1,300 Heal
 Water Attunement.png Regeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 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 of the stated 10 seconds.
Skill Recharge Traited
Healing Glyph of Elemental Harmony.png Glyph of Elemental Harmony 20 Recharge time 16 Recharge time
Utility 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 90 Recharge time 72 Recharge time
Glyph of Storms.png Glyph of Storms 60 Recharge time 48 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.pngFirestorm (Glyph of Storms skill).png Firestorm 25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.pngIce Storm (Glyph of Storms skill).png Ice Storm 30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.pngLightning Storm (Glyph of Storms skill).png Lightning Storm 60 Recharge time 48 Recharge time
Redirect Arrow.pngSandstorm.png Sandstorm 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
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.