"Burn away the unworthy."
Radiance improves your ability to burn and blind your foes, as well as improving your critical-hit capability. It grants bonuses while you are under the effects of retaliation and strengthens the effects of your signets.
— In-game description
Radiance is a core specialization for the guardian class that emanates the qualities of searing light and flame. The traits gained from Radiance help trigger burning attacks and critical hits, as well as kills, resolution, and blindness, while also rewarding these activities in a cycle that compliments itself. Radiance may enhance torch and signet skills.
|Minor Adept||Justice is Blind||Gain a light aura and blind nearby foes when you activate Virtue skill 1.|
|Major Adept||Inner Fire||10||Gain fury when you strike a foe that has burning stacks over the threshold.|
|Major Adept||Right-Hand Strength||Your precision is increased. Gain increased power while wielding a one-handed weapon in your main hand.|
|Major Adept||Healer's Resolution||20||Gain resolution when using a heal skill.|
|Minor Master||Renewed Justice||1||Virtue skill 1 is renewed when you kill a foe.|
|Major Master||Wrath of Justice||Striking an enemy with the damaging effect from Virtue skill 1 casts Lesser Signet of Wrath.|
|Major Master||Radiant Fire||10||Gain Zealot's Flame when you critically hit an enemy. Burning you inflict has increased duration, and your torch skills gain reduced recharge.|
|Major Master||Retribution||Strike damage dealt is increased while you have resolution.|
|Minor Grandmaster||Radiant Power||Attacks against burning foes have an increased chance to critically hit. Your ferocity is increased.|
|Major Grandmaster||Amplified Wrath||1||Burning you inflict deals increased damage. Burning duration applied by the passive effect of Virtue skill 1 is increased.|
|Major Grandmaster||Perfect Inscriptions||Signets gain improved passive effects and continue to grant their passive bonuses while recharging.|
|Major Grandmaster||Righteous Instincts||Resolution increases your chances to critically strike and grants might each interval.|
- See also: List of guardian traits
For a detailed specialization history, see here.