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Disambig icon.png This article is about the boon. For other uses, see Regeneration (disambiguation).



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Gain health every second; stacks duration.

— In-game description

Regeneration is a boon that grants healing over time. It stacks in duration, though only up to 5 times, and it is not currently known exactly how different stack values are overwritten. The boon with the highest healing contribution is used before other lower healing power applications. Only healing power affects boon prioritization; healing modifiers do not. Regeneration is affected by healing power and the caster's effective level, following this formula:

(5 + (1.5625 * Effective Level)) + (0.125 * Healing Power) health per second

At level 80 this simplifies to:

130 + (0.125 * Healing Power) health per second

Related skills[edit]

See also: Boon#Related skills

Weapon skills that grant regeneration

Bundle skills that grant regeneration

Healing skills that grant regeneration

Utility skills that grant regeneration

Elite skills that grant regeneration

Profession mechanic skills that grant regeneration

Pet skills that grant regeneration

Skills that convert poison into regeneration

Primary article: Boon#Skills that convert conditions into boons

Racial skills that grant regeneration

Common skills that grant regeneration

Related traits[edit]

See also: Boon#Related traits

Traits that grant regeneration

Trait skills that grant regeneration

Traits that improve regeneration

Traits that convert poison into regeneration[edit]

Primary article: Boons#Traits that convert conditions into boons

Related effects[edit]

Effects that grant regeneration[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Boon#Related equipment

Relics that grant regeneration[edit]

Relics that improve regeneration[edit]

Upgrade components[edit]



  • Certain effects of skills (like Healing Signet and Virtue of Resolve), traits (like Soothing Mist and Adrenal Health) and Rune of the Dolyak provide healing over time referred to as "regeneration" in the descriptions. However, their effects are separate from the regeneration boon (they do not use the same formula or effect icon, and are not boons and thus cannot be removed by enemies or impaired by negative effects like Dwayna's Lament, nor can they trigger traits or food that depend on the presence of a boon). However, their healing stacks in addition to the regeneration boon and any other similar regeneration effects.
  • The cat golem Professor Mew in the Uncategorized Fractal creates the same effect for its allies, the only exception is that is called "Feline Regeneration" instead.
  • Regeneration modifiers like Elder's Respite or Relic of Dwayna stack additively, while multiplying with outgoing healing modifiers.[1]
Calculations for highest healing effectiveness doesn't take modifiers like outgoing healing percentage into consideration, allowing a weaker regeneration to overwrite a stronger one.[2]

Player Chatter[edit]

  • When regeneration is applied to a character they will occasionally shout out one of the following lines, depending on their race and gender.
Race Gender
Male Female
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura Invigorating!
Getting healthy.
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr Refreshing. On the mend.
Human tango icon 20px.png Human Refreshing. Replenishing.
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Ah, refreshing! Nothing can bring me down.
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari I'm renewed. (sighs) That's refreshing.

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Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
February 06, 2018
  • Regeneration now uses the greatest healing regeneration to immediately heal you rather than going by each regeneration stack's duration or order of application.
  • Reduced the poison inflicted from 1 stack for 10 seconds to 1 stack for 6 seconds when this boon is converted into a condition.
October 18, 2016
  • The duration-based boons Protection, Quickness, Regeneration, Resistance, Retaliation, and Vigor will now only stack up to 5 times instead of 9.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Regeneration has been added to the game.