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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist scepter skill. For other uses, see Phoenix (disambiguation).


Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
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0.25¼ Activation time  
10 Recharge time
20 Recharge time

Release a fiery phoenix that attacks foes in a line before exploding and returning to you, curing a condition and granting you vigor. Inflict additional burning against foes that are already burning.

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
Burning.png Additional 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
November 29, 2022
  • This skill now inflicts an additional stack of burning against enemies that are already burning. Reduced burning stacks from 2 to 1 in PvE only.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 20 seconds to 10 seconds. Burning stack count increased from 1 to 2.
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.