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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Elementalist scepter skill. For light armor skin, see Phoenix Light Armor Skin. For the set of weapon skins, see Phoenix weapon skins.


0.25¼ Activation time  20 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot 3
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Release a fiery phoenix that attacks foes in a line before exploding and returning to you, curing a condition and granting you vigor.

 Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
 Damage.png Damage: 147 (0.4)?
 Damage.png Explosion Damage: 624 (1.7)?
 Damage.png Explosion Damage: 550 (1.5)?
 Burning.png Burning (6s): 786 Damage
 Vigor.png Vigor (5s): 50% Endurance Regeneration
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 900
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire

Arcane Arcane

Tempest Tempest


  • The phoenix projectile will pierce any enemies on its path, and create the blast finisher effect at its targeted location upon reaching it.
  • When returning to the user, the phoenix can travel up to approximately 1500 units distance from its target location, removing one condition and granting vigor on successful return.
  • The phoenix cannot travel up obstacles, but can travel down them.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced pass-through power coefficient from 0.75 to 0.4. Reduced explosion power coefficient from 1.7 to 1.5.
December 11, 2018
  • This skill now applies 1 stack of burning for 6 seconds to enemies struck by its area attack.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this skill to hit more frequently than intended.
November 17, 2015
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill would not execute a blast finisher when used on the fire field produced by Wildfire.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from granting vigor and removing a condition in some situations.
June 03, 2014
  • Updated the description and added a skill fact to show that this skill only removes 1 condition.
May 20, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to occasionally hit a target multiple times when a large group of enemies were stacked together.
June 25, 2013
  • Doubled the velocity.
  • Added an unblockable skill fact.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's tooltip now states the correct duration of 5 seconds of vigor that this skill applies.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Phoenix has been added to the game.