Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire content

Primordial Stance

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search

Primordial Stance.png

Primordial Stance

5 Recharge time  2 Ammunition  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weaver icon small.png Weaver
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link
External links

Stance. Channel the prime elements at their core, dealing damage based on your current attunements. Fully attuning deals the same condition twice.

 Damage.png Damage: 88 (0.33)?
 Fire Attunement.png Burning.png Burning (2s): 262 Damage
 Fire Attunement.png Burning.png Burning (10.5½s): 197 Damage
 Water Attunement.png Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Air Attunement.png Vulnerability.png8 Vulnerability (3s): +8% Incoming Damage, +8% Incoming Condition Damage
 Earth Attunement.png Bleeding.png2 Bleeding (6s): 264 Damage
 Primordial Stance.png Primordial Stance (5s): Deal damage and inflict conditions based on your current attunements.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20 seconds
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 25 seconds
 Interval.png Interval: 1 second
 Radius.png Radius: 180

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire

Earth Earth

Water Water

Weaver Weaver


  • Switching attunements while the stance is active does change the conditions inflicted accordingly.
  • Your character will occasionally shout one of the following lines upon activating this skill:
    • I see the pattern at last!
    • Your seams are showing.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Burning duration has been reduced from 3 seconds to 2 seconds, with the PvP and WvW versions remaining at 1.5 seconds. Bleeding duration has been reduced from 8 seconds to 6 seconds globally.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased ammo recharge from 20 seconds to 25 seconds. Reduced burning duration from 3 seconds to 1.5 seconds.
July 16, 2019
  • Reduced ammo recharge time from 25 seconds to 20 seconds.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Primordial Stance has been added to the game.