Ring of Fire (elementalist skill)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist dagger skill. For the Conjured Flame skill of the same name, see Ring of Fire (Lava Axe skill). For the location, see Ring of Fire.

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Ring of Fire

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Off hand dagger
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0.25¼ Activation time  15 Recharge time  
Ring of Fire

Damage nearby foes with a ring of fire, burning foes that pass through it.

 Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Damage.png Damage: 440 (1.2)?
 Burning.png2 Initial Burning (4s): 1,048 Damage
 Burning.png Pass-Through Burning (2s): 262 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Ring of Fire Duration: 5 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Fire Fire

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 28, 2023
  • Increased the power coefficient from 1.2 to 2.0 in PvE only.
March 29, 2022
  • Increased power coefficient from 0.6 to 1.2 in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.2 to 0.6.
September 29, 2015
  • This skill now applies 2 stacks of burning for 4 seconds when foes are initially hit.
  • Decreased the burning when foes pass through the fire wall from 3 stacks for 5 seconds to 1 stack for 2 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill now applies 3 stacks of burning for 5 seconds when a foe crosses the threshold.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the effect from this skill to last for an incorrect duration when traited with Persisting Flames.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Ring of Fire has been added to the game.


  • Ring of Fire was previously called Flame Prison earlier in development.