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Inspiring Reinforcement

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Inspiring Reinforcement

Not available underwater  0.25¼ Activation time  30 Energy  
10 Recharge time
10 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant (skill list)
Legendary Dwarf
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link

External links
Not available underwater.png This skill has an underwater replacement: Inspiring Reinforcement (underwater)

Legendary Dwarf. Create a stone road that damages and weakens foes as it's created. Once it's created it will pulse, granting stability to allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 399 (1.5)?
 Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
 Weakness.png Weakness (6s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Miscellaneous effect.png Cascading Attacks: 6
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Combo.png Combo Field: Lightning
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Corruption Corruption

Retribution Retribution

Salvation Salvation

Devastation Devastation

Herald Herald


This skill will fail on uneven terrain
Dodging or using a skill right after activating the skill can cause it to go on its full cooldown, without creating the road.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 01, 2020
  • Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 1.0 in WvW only
  • Reduced stability duration from 3 seconds to 1 second in PvP only. Increased cooldown from 10 seconds to 15 seconds in PvP only.
July 07, 2020
  • Increased the height of the effect area to prevent it from missing jumping players.
October 15, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to have a range that was longer than intended. It will now correctly affect a range of up to 900. The targeting on this skill has also been lined up to better represent the area affected.
October 01, 2019
  • Increased pulsing stability duration from 1.5 seconds to 3 seconds. Increased initial stability duration from 2 seconds to 3 seconds. Increased the speed at which the road is built by 100%. Increased road length from 600 to 900.
March 05, 2019
  • This skill can no longer hit the same target multiple times in a single cast.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill affects a spherical area around the player when used underwater.
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 50% damage increase in all modes.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill has been unsplit from PvP, reducing the energy cost of this skill from 35 to 30 in all game types.
June 20, 2017
  • This skill now grants 2 seconds of stability upon cast.
  • Reduced energy cost from 35 to 30 in PvP only.
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 50% in PvP only.
October 18, 2016
  • Stability duration has been increased from 1 second to 1.5 seconds per pulse.
  • The resource cost has been increased from 30 to 35.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Inspiring Reinforcement has been added to the game.