Purging Flames

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Purging Flames

0.75¾ Activation time  35 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
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Consecration. Create a ring of fire that burns foes when it first forms and again whenever foes cross it. Allies inside the ring lose conditions every pulse.

 Burning.png2 Burning (8s): 2,096 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 6
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Virtues Virtues[edit]


  • This skill is affected by Block.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 01, 2019
  • This skill no longer reduces the duration of incoming conditions. Instead of removing 3 conditions from allies when cast, it now removes 1 condition from allies and 1 additional condition every second the skill persists. Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from being properly extended when Master of Consecrations was equipped.
July 30, 2019
  • This skill now uses different effects depending on whether the caster is an enemy or an ally.
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.