Lava Font

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Elementalist staff skill. For the trait skill that formerly had the same name, see Lesser Lava Font.

Lava Font.png

Lava Font

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
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6 Recharge time  

Make lava erupt from the target area.

 Damage.png Damage: 212 (0.525)?
 Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.454)?
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
 Interval.png Interval: 1 second
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire


  • This skill has a very short activation time, despite not displaying one on the tooltip. It cannot be cast while activating other skills.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Now inflicts 1 stack of burning with a 1-second duration on each strike.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.525 to 0.454.
August 28, 2018
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by approximately 10%.
July 10, 2018
  • This skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the lower recharge time of 6 seconds in all game modes. The damage of this skill has been reduced by 40%.
July 26, 2016
  • Increased the cooldown of this skill from 6 seconds to 8 seconds in all game modes except PvP.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Blasting Staff: The effects of this trait have been added to all staff-skill area attacks by default.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to function incorrectly with Persisting Flames.
June 03, 2014
  • Updated the skill fact to show the number of hits.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for radius: 120.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the cast time from .36 seconds to .2 seconds.
  • Reduced the aftercast from .34 seconds to .2 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lava Font has been added to the game.