Mantra of Recovery

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Mantra of Recovery

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Mantra of Recovery.png
 → Power Return.png
Training cost
2 Hero points
Game link
20.25¼ Activation time  
10 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
24 Recharge time
Mantra of Recovery

Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated. Heal yourself and nearby allies when this spell fully charges.

Healing.png Self-Healing: 3,275 (0.5)?
Healing.png Ally-Healing: 1,965 (0.3)?
Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Casts: 2
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description


  • The recharge on this skill does not begin until the final charge of  Power Return.png Power Return is consumed.
    • This means you can instantly reset this skill if you consume the final charge while having  Continuum Split.png Continuum Split activated.

Related traits[edit]

Chaos Chaos

Inspiration Inspiration

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 21, 2024
  • Increased the cooldown from 15 seconds to 24 seconds in PvP only.
January 30, 2024
  • Increased the radius from 240 to 360.
February 14, 2023
  • Mesmer mantras now require an initial casting time to prepare the mantra charges. The effects they grant when completing the initial cast are as follows:
    • Mantra of Recovery: Heal yourself, and heal nearby allies for a lesser amount.
May 25, 2021
  • This skill will once again properly activate the trait Mender's Purity, and it will now activate Mender's Purity when used in midair.
May 11, 2021
  • Mantras no longer need to be prepared before use. They regenerate ammunition normally.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 10 seconds to 18 seconds.
December 12, 2017
  • Increased healing when fully charged by 25%
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Mantra skills will no longer display their number of charges in the enhancement bar and will instead use the ammo system.
  • Reduced cast time by 0.5 seconds.
  • Mantras no longer grant bonus Toughness while channeling.
  • Ammo count has been set to 2.
  • Recharges between casts have not changed.
  • Mantra of Recovery: When fully charged, this skill now heals for a small amount.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the toughness granted by channeling a mantra from scaling properly with your effective level.
July 28, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused mantras to begin recharging as soon as the preparation skill was complete instead of when the last charge was expended.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Mantras now give 600 toughness while channeling them.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that allowed players to have mantra charges when the associated mantra was not equipped.
May 20, 2014
  • Added a description to the Power Return buff granted by this skill.
October 15, 2013
  • Reduced the underwater cast time to 2.75 seconds to match the on-land cast time.
April 30, 2013
  • Reduced mantra cast times from 3.25 seconds to 2.75 seconds.
December 14, 2012
  • Decreased all Mantra cast times by one second.
October 07, 2012
  • Added a much faster breakout for mesmer underwater mantras.
October 01, 2012
  • Updated mantras to now function underwater as they do above water.
  • They also no longer go on full recharge when interrupted.
September 25, 2012
  • Fixed text on "readied" mantra buffs.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Mantra of Recovery has been added to the game.