Leap of Faith

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Leap of Faith

Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
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0.5½ Activation time  
10 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
Leap of Faith

Leap at your foe. Inflicts blindness and heals you for each foe hit.

Damage.png Damage: 807 (2.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 504 (1.25)?
Healing.png Healing: 1,053 (0.2)?
Blinded.png Blindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Zeal Zeal

Honor Honor


  • This skill is a leap and affects up to 5 foes in a point-blank area of effect.
  • Does not require a target to be used, thus allowing it to be used as a movement skill.
  • Can be used to jump over obstacles and gaps of terrain.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 12 seconds to 10 seconds, and damage multiplier increased from 1.25 to 2. Healing per foe hit increased from 235 to 1,053 in PvE, matching PvP and WvW.
July 07, 2020
  • Increased base healing from 234 to 1,053 in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.
July 16, 2019
  • This skill now heals you for each foe hit in addition to its previous effects.
May 08, 2018
  • The damage of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 14% damage increase in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased damage by 14% in PvP and WvW.
February 22, 2017
  • Reduced recharge from 15 seconds to 12 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Movement-speed adjustments no longer affect the intended travel distance.
July 23, 2013
  • Fixed a bug that caused a longer than intended blind when hitting multiple targets.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill's functionality has been improved to make it more reliable.
October 07, 2012
  • Reorganized guardian greatsword skills to the following:
    • Skill 2: Whirling Wrath (10 second recharge)
    • Skill 3: Leap of Faith (15 second recharge)
    • Skill 4: Symbol of Wrath (20 second recharge)
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Leap of Faith has been added to the game.