List of guardian traits

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This is a list of guardian traits.

Zeal.png Zeal[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Zealot's Speed.png Zealot's Speed Create a Lesser Symbol of Wrath when you are struck while below the health threshold.
Major Adept Wrathful Spirit.png Wrathful Spirit Aegis gives retaliation when it ends.
Major Adept Fiery Wrath.png Fiery Wrath Deal increased damage to burning foes.
Major Adept Zealous Scepter.png Zealous Scepter Gain might when your justice passive effect triggers; gain more might while wielding a scepter.
Minor Master Symbolic Exposure.png Symbolic Exposure Symbols inflict vulnerability on foes.
Major Master Binding Jeopardy.png Binding Jeopardy Immobilizing or blinding a foe also applies vulnerability to them.
Major Master Zealous Blade.png Zealous Blade Greatsword abilities deal increased damage and gain reduced recharge. Heal yourself when you combo in a light field.
Major Master Kindled Zeal.png Kindled Zeal Gain condition damage based on your power.
Minor Grandmaster Symbolic Power.png Symbolic Power Symbols deal increased damage and have a chance to burn enemies.
Major Grandmaster Expeditious Spirit.png Eternal Armory Spirit weapons gain additional casts, improved count recharge, and burn foes they strike.
Major Grandmaster Shattered Aegis.png Shattered Aegis When an aegis you applied blocks an attack, it unleashes a Mystic Rebuke.
Major Grandmaster Symbolic Avenger.png Symbolic Avenger You deal more damage to enemies standing in your Symbols. Gain power based on your toughness.

Radiance.png Radiance[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Justice is Blind.png Justice is Blind Gain a light aura and blind nearby foes when you activate Virtue of Justice.
Major Adept Inner Fire.png Inner Fire 10 Gain fury when you strike a foe that has burning stacks over the threshold.
Major Adept Right-Hand Strength.png Right-Hand Strength Critical hit chance with one-handed weapons is increased. Sword skills recharge faster.
Major Adept Healer's Retribution.png Healer's Retribution 20 Gain retaliation when using a heal skill.
Minor Master Renewed Justice.png Renewed Justice Virtue of Justice is renewed when you kill a foe.
Major Master Wrath of Justice.png Wrath of Justice Striking an enemy with Virtue of Justice's damaging effect casts Lesser Signet of Wrath.
Major Master Radiant Fire.png Radiant Fire 10 Gain Zealot's Flame when you critically hit an enemy. Burning you inflict has increased duration, and your torch skills gain reduced recharge.
Major Master Retribution (trait).png Retribution Retaliation grants you increased damage and ferocity.
Minor Grandmaster Radiant Power.png Radiant Power Attacks against burning foes have an increased chance to critically hit.
Major Grandmaster Amplified Wrath.png Amplified Wrath 1 Burning damage is increased. Burn enemies whose attacks you successfully block.
Major Grandmaster Perfect Inscriptions.png Perfect Inscriptions Signets gain reduced recharge, improved passive effects, and share those passives with other allies when activated.
Major Grandmaster Radiant Retaliation.png Righteous Instincts Retaliation increases your chances to critically strike and grants might each interval.

Valor.png Valor[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Valorous Defense.png Valorous Defense 30 Gain aegis when you are struck while below the health threshold.
Major Adept Strength of the Fallen.png Strength of the Fallen Lose conditions at a set time interval. Health degenerates more slowly while downed.
Major Adept Smiter's Boon.png Smiter's Boon 16 Cast Lesser Smite Condition when you use a healing skill.
Major Adept Focus Mastery.png Focus Mastery Gain protection when using a focus ability. Focus abilities have reduced recharge.
Minor Master Courageous Return.png Courageous Return Virtue of Courage is recharged by a set time when you revive an ally or rally yourself.
Major Master Stalwart Defender.png Stalwart Defender Gain additional toughness while wielding a shield. Shield ability recharge is reduced.
Major Master Strength in Numbers.png Strength in Numbers Nearby allies gain toughness based on your effective level.
Major Master Communal Defenses.png Communal Defenses 15 Grant aegis to allies when you block an attack.
Minor Grandmaster Might of the Protector.png Might of the Protector 1 Gain might when you block attacks.
Major Grandmaster Altruistic Healing.png Altruistic Healing Heal yourself when you grant a boon to an ally.
Major Grandmaster Monk's Focus.png Monk's Focus Using a meditation skill heals you and grants fury to allies in a radius. Meditation skills have reduced recharge.
Major Grandmaster Retributive Armor.png Tenacious Defense Aegis you grant reduces the recharge time of Virtue of Courage when it blocks an attack.

Honor.png Honor[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Vigorous Precision.png Vigorous Precision 10 Gain vigor when you critically strike.
Major Adept Invigorated Bulwark.png Invigorated Bulwark Increase your outgoing healing each time you block an attack. Mace skills gain reduced recharge and their boons gain increased duration.
Major Adept Protective Reviver.png Protective Reviver Cast Lesser Shield of Absorption when you begin reviving an ally. If you revive an ally, you each gain boons.
Major Adept Protector's Impact.png Protector's Impact 20 Cast Lesser Symbol of Protection when you take falling damage or using a healing skill. You take less damage when falling.
Minor Master Selfless Daring.png Selfless Daring The end of your dodge roll heals nearby allies.
Major Master Honorable Staff.png Honorable Staff Staff skills gain reduced recharge, and you gain concentration.
Major Master Pure of Heart.png Pure of Heart Aegis heals when it blocks an attack.
Major Master Empowering Might.png Empowering Might 1 You and nearby allies gain might when you land a critical hit.
Minor Grandmaster Purity of Body.png Purity of Body Your Virtue of Resolve passive effect also regenerates endurance.
Major Grandmaster Pure of Voice.png Pure of Voice Allies affected by shouts have conditions converted to boons. Shout abilities have their recharge reduced.
Major Grandmaster Writ of Persistence.png Writ of Persistence Symbols gain increased duration and radius, and heal allies.
Major Grandmaster Force of Will.png Force of Will You have increased vitality. Healing effectiveness to other allies is increased based on a percentage of your vitality.

Virtues.png Virtues[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Inspired Virtue.png Inspired Virtue Virtues now also apply the following boons to allies when activated:
Justice: might
Resolve: regeneration
Courage: protection
Major Adept Unscathed Contender.png Unscathed Contender Deal more damage while under the effects of aegis.
Major Adept Retaliatory Subconscious.png Retaliatory Subconscious 30 Gain retaliation and aegis when disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knocked back, pull, knocked down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Major Adept Master of Consecrations.png Master of Consecrations Consecrations gain reduced recharge and increased duration.
Minor Master Virtue of Retribution.png Virtue of Retribution Gain retaliation when you activate a virtue. Retaliation you apply lasts longer.
Major Master Virtuous Solace.png Virtuous Solace Drop a protective area at your location when you're struck while below the health threshold.
Major Master Absolute Resolution.png Absolute Resolution Activating Virtue of Resolve removes conditions from nearby allies. Virtue of Resolve's passive effect is stronger.
Major Master Glacial Heart.png Glacial Heart Mighty Blow becomes Glacial Blow. Chill and damage foes that you disable.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Minor Grandmaster Power of the Virtuous.png Power of the Virtuous Deal increased damage for each boon you have. Virtues gain reduced recharge.
Major Grandmaster Permeating Wrath.png Permeating Wrath Virtue of Justice's passive effect no longer only burns your target, but also burns the area around your target each time it activates. Virtue of Justice causes burning more frequently.
Major Grandmaster Battle Presence.png Battle Presence Nearby allies gain Virtue of Resolve's passive effect.
Major Grandmaster Indomitable Courage.png Indomitable Courage Virtue of Courage's active breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies. Virtue of Courage's passive gains a shorter interval.

Dragonhunter.png Dragonhunter[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Proficiency Longbow Proficiency.png Longbow Proficiency You can wield the longbow weapon.
Minor Adept Virtuous Action.png Virtuous Action The guardian's resolve has further increased, allowing virtues to be manifested as physical aspects.
Major Adept Piercing Light.png Piercing Light Traps gain reduced recharge and slow enemies.
Major Adept Dulled Senses.png Dulled Senses Enemies you knock back are crippled. Enemies you cripple are also inflicted with vulnerability.
Major Adept Soaring Devastation.png Soaring Devastation Wings of Resolve delivers an attack upon landing. Movement speed is increased when Wings of Resolve is not on cooldown.
Minor Master Defender's Dogma.png Defender's Dogma 3 Blocking an attack causes Justice to reach its maximum charge and reduces the cooldown of Spear of Justice by 3 seconds.
Major Master Hunter's Determination.png Hunter's Determination Gain aegis and cast Shards of Faith when disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Major Master Zealot's Aggression.png Zealot's Aggression Deal extra damage to crippled enemies. Justice's passive effect cripples enemies.
Major Master Bulwark.png Bulwark Shield of Courage gains increased radius and duration.
Minor Grandmaster Pure of Sight.png Pure of Sight Deal bonus damage based on your distance to the enemy.
Major Grandmaster Hunter's Fortification.png Hunter's Fortification 1 Remove conditions when blocking attacks. Receive less damage when you have no conditions on you.
Major Grandmaster Heavy Light.png Heavy Light 10 Deflecting Shot knocks back enemies on each hit. Gain stability when knocking back, launching, or pulling an enemy.
Major Grandmaster Big Game Hunter.png Big Game Hunter Striking an enemy tethered by your Spear of Justice inflicts vulnerability and increases damage dealt. Tether duration is increased.

Firebrand.png Firebrand[edit]

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Proficiency Axe Proficiency.png Axe Proficiency You can wield axes.
Minor Adept Purity of Word.png Purity of Word Gain knowledge of Elonian lore, igniting a fierce drive to purge corruption and manifesting your Virtues as mystic tomes. Gain access to Mantras.
Major Adept Unrelenting Criticism.png Unrelenting Criticism Axe skills gain a chance to inflict bleeding. Symbol of Vengeance now dazes on its initial strike.
Major Adept Liberator's Vow.png Liberator's Vow 7 Grant allies quickness when you use your heal skill.
Major Adept Archivist of Whispers.png Archivist of Whispers Your Virtues gain additional pages.
Minor Master Swift Scholar.png Swift Scholar 8 Equipping or stowing a Virtue grants you quickness.
Major Master Weighty Terms.png Weighty Terms 10 The final charge of your Mantra skills inflict immobilize. Mantras gain reduced charge-recovery time.
Major Master Stalwart Speed.png Stalwart Speed 7 When you grant aegis or stability, grant quickness.
This can affect multiple targets simultaneously.
Major Master Legendary Lore.png Legendary Lore Tome skills gain bonuses from scribbling in the margins by ancient bards.
Minor Grandmaster Imbued Haste.png Imbued Haste Gain increased attributes while affected by quickness.
Major Grandmaster Stoic Demeanor.png Stoic Demeanor 5 Inflict slow on foes you disable or immobilize.
Disables includes: stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt and fear
Major Grandmaster Quickfire.png Quickfire 7 Granting quickness to an ally also grants Ashes of the Just
This can affect multiple targets simultaneously.
Major Grandmaster Loremaster.png Loremaster Tome skills gain reduced recharge. Retain Virtues passives while they are on cooldown.