List of trait skills

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Trait skills are skills that correspond to a trait and are activated automatically when a certain condition is met, e.g. health threshold or when hit by a control effect.

List of trait skills[edit]

Skill Trait Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian

Glacial Heart.png Glacial Heart Glacial Heart Unleash a blast of ice that chills foes.
Shield of Absorption.png Lesser Shield of Absorption Protective Reviver 24 Create a dome around you that pushes foes back and absorbs projectiles. After a duration, it detonates, healing nearby allies.
Signet of Wrath.png Lesser Signet of Wrath Wrath of Justice 25 Signet. Immobilize your target.
Smite Condition.png Lesser Smite Condition Smiter's Boon 20 Meditation. Cure conditions and damage nearby foes. Deal more damage if a condition is cured.
Symbol of Protection.png Lesser Symbol of Protection Protector's Restoration 20 Symbol. Create a symbol that gives protection to you and your allies.
Symbol of Swiftness.png Lesser Symbol of Wrath Zealot's Speed 30 Symbol. Sear a mystic symbol into the target area, damaging foes and granting retaliation to allies.
Mystic Rebuke.png Mystic Rebuke Shattered Aegis Lash out against nearby foes.

Dragonhunter tango icon 20px.png Dragonhunter

Fragments of Faith.png Shards of Faith Hunter's Determination 60 Trap. Lay a trap that deals damage and unleashes multiple fragments into the area when triggered. Each fragment grants aegis to allies, as long as they don't already have aegis.

Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant

Legendary Assassin Stance.png Call of the Assassin Song of the Mists Strike enemies around you, inflicting vulnerability and gaining quickness. Gain additional quickness for each foe you hit.
Legendary Centaur Stance.png Call of the Centaur Song of the Mists Heal yourself and nearby allies.
Legendary Demon Stance.png Call of the Demon Song of the Mists Strike enemies around you, inflicting conditions on struck foes.
Legendary Dragon Stance.png Call of the Dragon Song of the Mists Strike enemies around you, inflicting multiple conditions.
Legendary Dwarf Stance.png Call of the Dwarf Song of the Mists Strike enemies around you, inflicting weakness, gaining barrier, and gaining additional barrier per target hit.
Legendary Renegade Stance.png Call of the Renegade Song of the Mists Strike enemies around you, inflicting bleeding and gaining Kalla's Fervor. Gain additional fervor stacks for each foe you hit.
Dome of the Mists.png Dome of the Mists Planar Protection 20 Create an area that blocks projectiles and weakens foes.
Invoke Torment.png Invoke Torment Invoking Torment Charge up and release a burst of torment energy on nearby foes.
Rite of the Great Dwarf.png Rite of the Great Dwarf Versed in Stone 45 Legendary Dwarf. Channel the power of the Rite of the Great Dwarf to turn yourself and nearby allies to stone to reduce incoming damage.

Renegade tango icon 20px.png Renegade

Chaotic Release.png Empowering Roar Bold Reversal 5 Ferociously roar, gaining several boons.

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior

Balanced Stance.png Lesser Balanced Stance Last Stand 40 Stance. Gain stability and swiftness on an interval. Become immune to critical hits.
Endure Pain.png Lesser Endure Pain Defy Pain 60 Stance. Take no damage from attacks. You are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
Signet of Might.png Lesser Signet of Might Signet Mastery 25 Signet. Your attacks become unblockable.
Stomp.png Reckless Impact Reckless Dodge Damage foes at the end of your dodge roll. Gain might for each foe struck by this attack.
"Shake It Off!".png "Shake It Off!" Shrug It Off 25 Shout. Cure a condition on yourself and nearby allies. Also breaks stuns.

Spellbreaker tango icon 20px.png Spellbreaker

Magebane Tether (trait skill).png Magebane Tether Magebane Tether 12 Tether yourself to your target. If they move beyond the range threshold, pull them to you. Grants might and reveals your target every second.

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer

Fire Rocket Barrage.png Aim-Assisted Rocket Aim-Assisted Rocket Fire a seeking rocket at your foe.
Over Shield.png Ally Ward Over Shield Grant protection to nearby allies..
Summon D-Series Golem.png Bandage Bunker Down 2 Drop a pack of bandages that provides a little healing.
Bunker Down.png Bunker Down Bunker Down 2 Detonates when enemies draw near.
Supply Crate.png Cleansing Pulse Cleansing Synergy Cleanse a condition from nearby allies.
Analyze.png Controlled Analysis Lock On 25 Analyze a disabled foe, applying vulnerability.
Throw Gunk.png Drop Gunk Streamlined Kits Drop gunk at your location to inflict a random condition.
Grenade Kit.png Drop Mine Streamlined Kits Drop a mine that deals damage to enemies that trigger it.
Elixir S.png Elixir E Emergency Elixir 40 Elixir. Gain barrier and protection.
Bomb.png Explosive Entrance Explosive Entrance 0.25¼ Your first attack explodes, dealing extra damage to nearby enemies.
Fire Shield.png Fire Shield Streamlined Kits Activate a fire shield that burns enemies who strike you, granting might for each burn applied.
Slick Shoes.png Glue Trail Streamlined Kits Leave a trail of glue behind you that hampers enemy movement.
Analyze.png Invisible Analysis Lock On 25 Analyze a stealthed foe, applying vulnerability.
Elixir B.png Lesser Elixir B Hidden Flask 30 Elixir. Quaff an elixir, gaining boons.
Elixir C.png Lesser Elixir C Transmute 60 Elixir. Quaff an elixir, converting conditions into boons.
Grenade Barrage.png Lesser Grenade Barrage Grenadier 20 Throw several grenades at once.
Utility Goggles.png Lesser Utility Goggles Reactive Lenses 40 Gadget. Break out of stun, gaining resistance and clearing blindness.
Long-Fused Powder Pack.png Long-Fused Powder Pack Takedown Round Drop a delayed explosive pack at your foe's location.
Med Kit.png Magnetic Aura Streamlined Kits Become surrounded in a magnetic shield that reflects projectiles.
Bomb.png Magnetic Bomb Streamlined Kits Set a timed charge that pulls nearby foes.
Throw Mine.png Mine Trail Minesweeper Drop mines behind you as you dodge.
Bomb.png Smoke Bomb Autodefense Bomb Dispenser 20 Set a timed charge that creates a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes.
Chain Lightning.png Static Discharge Static Discharge Hit multiple foes with arcs of chain lightning. Critical hits with this ability deal increased damage.
Tool Kit.png Superspeed Streamlined Kits Run at double speed.

Holosmith tango icon 20px.png Holosmith

Overheat.png Overheat Photon Projector Reaching the heat maximum results in a self-damaging explosion. Photon Forge is disabled until all heat is lost. Other tool belt skill cooldowns are increased.
Anchor.png Vent Exhaust Thermal Release Valve Damage nearby foes and apply conditions to them. Lose heat. This attack activates Heat Therapy if you have not overheated.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger

Call of the Wild.png Lesser Call of the Wild Clarion Bond 15 Grant fury, might, and swiftness to yourself and nearby allies. Your pet's next few attacks become unblockable.
Muddy Terrain.png Lesser Muddy Terrain Child of Earth 20 Survival. Use mud to cripple, slow, and immobilize foes.
Quickening Zephyr.png Lesser Quickening Zephyr Zephyr's Speed 15 Survival. You and your pet gain quickness and superspeed.
Signet of Stone.png Lesser Signet of Stone Stoneform 70 Signet. You and your pet take no damage from attacks. You and your pet are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
"Search and Rescue!".png "Search and Rescue!" Allies' Aid 60 Command. Your pet will seek out and revive a downed ally.

Druid tango icon 20px.png Druid

Seed of Life.png Lesser Seed of Life Verdant Etching Celestial Avatar. Summon a seed that heals and cleanses nearby allies of conditions when it blossoms.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief

Shadow Flare.png Burst of Shadows Collateral Damage 1 Invoke an explosion of shadows at your marked target's location that blinds nearby foes.
Caltrops.png Caltrops Uncatchable Scatter caltrops that cripple and bleed foes.
Haste.png Lesser Haste Burst of Agility 60 Trick. Gain quickness, fury, and swiftness.

Daredevil tango icon 20px.png Daredevil

Bounding Dodger.png Bound Bounding Dodger 0.75¾ Leap into an area, and deliver a massive blow to enemies.
Unhindered Combatant.png Dash Unhindered Combatant 0.75¾ Remove conditions and gain swiftness, then rush forward and evade attacks.
Lotus Training.png Impaling Lotus Lotus Training Evade attacks and hurl damaging daggers, dealing multiple conditions to enemies.
Palm Strike.png Pulmonary Impact Impacting Disruption Physical. Cause a rupture that deals massive damage when this skill ends. This ability cannot critically hit.

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist

Armor of Earth.png Armor of Earth Earth's Embrace 75 Cantrip. Protect yourself with earth armor and gain protection and stability.
Updraft.png Blinding Flash Evasive Arcana 10 Blind nearby foes.
Cleansing Wave.png Cleansing Wave Evasive Arcana 10 Heal yourself and nearby allies, curing a condition.
Flame Burst.png Flame Burst Evasive Arcana 10 Burn nearby foes.
Pyromancer's Puissance.png Flame Expulsion Pyromancer's Puissance After a short delay, consume might on yourself and release a torrent of flame. Allies are granted might, while damage and burning is increased based on might consumed.
Arcane Shield.png Lesser Arcane Shield Final Shielding 60 Arcane. Block attacks with an energy shield. If it blocks three attacks, it explodes.
Cleansing Fire.png Lesser Cleansing Fire Burning Fire 40 Cantrip. Cure conditions and burn foes.
Lightning Rod.png Lightning Rod Lightning Rod Call down lightning on a disabled foe.
Shock Wave.png Shock Wave Evasive Arcana 10 Create a shock wave that bleeds and cripples nearby foes.
Sunspot.png Sunspot Sunspot Gain a fire aura and damage nearby foes.

Tempest tango icon 20px.png Tempest

"Eye of the Storm!".png "Eye of the Storm!" Gale Song 40 Shout. Imbue your voice with the element of air, massively increasing speed for nearby allies. The effects of this shout linger, breaking stun for nearby allies.

Weaver tango icon 20px.png Weaver

Stone Resonance.png Lesser Stone Resonance Bolstered Elements Stance. Enter an earthen state, gaining barrier periodically over the course of the stance.

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer

Decoy.png Decoy Desperate Decoy 40 Clone. Gain stealth and summon an illusion to attack your foe.
Feedback.png Feedback Medic's Feedback 32 Glamour. Create a dome around you that reflects projectiles.
Chaos Storm.png Lesser Chaos Storm Method of Madness 35 Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. The first strike of the storm dazes foes.
Phantasmal Defender.png Lesser Phantasmal Defender Mental Defense 40 Phantasm. Summon an illusion that taunts your target and all nearby targets while blocking attacks. It explodes when it finishes blocking, dealing increased damage for each attack blocked.
Power Cleanse.png Lesser Power Cleanse Mender's Purity 1 Remove conditions from you and nearby allies.

Mirage tango icon 20px.png Mirage

Phantasmal Seeking Axe.png Phantasmal Seeking Axe Mirrored Axes Release a phantasmal axe that seeks out a target after a delay, inflicting conditions.
Mirrored Axes.png Phantasmal Spinning Axe Mirrored Axes Generate a phantom axe that spins around you and applies conditions if it strikes a foe.
Sand through Glass.png Reformed Mirage Mirror Desert Distortion Your shattered illusion reforms into a mirror. Touching the mirror shatters it, granting mirage cloak to you and weakening foes.
Sand Shards.png Sand Shards Dune Cloak Strike nearby foes, removing a boon from them. Gain a copy of any boon removed.

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer

Life Blast.png Dhuumfire Not available underwater Dhuumfire 1 Blast your foe with life force, setting them alight.
Life Blast.png Dhuumfire Underwater skill Dhuumfire 0.5½ Blast a foe with a plague that transfers one condition to them.
Enfeebling Blood.png Lesser Enfeeble Weakening Shroud Bleed and weaken nearby foes.
Mark of Blood.png Lesser Mark of Blood Mark of Evasion 8 Mark. Inscribe a mark that bleeds foes when they trigger it, and grants regeneration to allies.
Signet of Vampirism.png Lesser Signet of Vampirism Blood Bond 20 Signet Active: Mark a foe. Allied players will siphon life from that enemy.
Spinal Shivers.png Lesser Spinal Shivers Chill of Death 20 Chill your target and remove up to three boons, dealing extra damage based on the number of boons removed.
Well of Blood.png Lesser Well of Blood Ritual of Life 30 Summon a well of blood to heal nearby allies.
Corrosive Poison Cloud.png Poison Nova Death Nova 10.75¾ Corruption. The target area is enveloped in a noxious cloud of poison.
Unholy Feast.png Spiteful Spirit Spiteful Spirit Cripple nearby foes and convert their boons into conditions. Gain retaliation for each foe you strike. Converts additional boons on foes below the health threshold.

Scourge tango icon 20px.png Scourge

Harbinger Shroud.png Harbinger Shroud Herald of Sorrow 20 Shade. Enter the final shroud, gaining a powerful barrier and priming the shroud for a powerful detonation that damages enemies and bolsters allies.
Targets can only be affected by this skill once per activation.