Purging Flames

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Purging Flames

0.75¾ Activation time  35 Recharge time  3 Hero point  Ground-targeted  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
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Consecration. Create a ring of fire that burns foes and cures conditions on allies.

 Burning.png2 Burning (8s): 2096 Damage
 Purging Flames.png Purging Flames: Condition duration is reduced by 33%.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 3
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 5s
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Virtues


  • This skill has no target cap on enemies and it can affect same target multiple times .
  • This skill is affected by Block.
  • The burning stacks are applied every time enemy enters the purging flames area and upon cast.
  • The Purging Flames effect pulses 5 times at 1 second intervals.
  • Condition removal is applied upon the cast on 5 allies in the cast area.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 12, 2017
  • Burning has been adjusted from 3 stacks for 5 seconds to 2 stacks for 8 seconds.
August 25, 2015
  • Updated the underwater version of this skill to be self-targeted instead of ground targeted.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill now applies 3 stacks of burning for 5 seconds.
  • Consecrated Ground is now baseline. Consecration skills use ground targeting.
September 09, 2014
  • Added a Number of Targets: 5 skill fact.
November 26, 2013
  • Updated the skill fact to show the correct condition duration reduction (33%).
October 29, 2013
  • Updated the skill fact to indicate the correct condition duration reduction.
October 15, 2013
  • Base functionality has been reworked.
    • This skill now removes three conditions from allies in an area effect around the guardian while burning enemies (enemies that enter or exit the flames are still burned).
    • This skill now reduces the condition duration for allies who remain in the consecration areas.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Purging Flames has been added to the game.