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Scorched Earth

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior skill. For the book, see Scorched Earth (book).

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Scorched Earth

0.5½ Activation time  5 Recharge time  

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker
Profession mechanic
Primal Burst
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Primal Burst. Fire a burning shot into the ground that creates a trail of flaming destruction.

 Damage.png Damage (3x): 579 (1.5)?
 Burning.png3 Burning (4s): 1572 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]


  • Enemies are able to be struck by this skill only once every 0.5 seconds.
  • Can hit 5 enemies per burning section for a total of 25 targets.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 11, 2018
  • The burning duration of this skill has been reduced from 5 seconds to 4 seconds.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the travel speed of the projectile fired by this skill by 200%.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to fail to hit some gates in WvW.
June 01, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that caused Cleansing Ire to activate more than once.
February 09, 2016
  • Fixed an issue that prevented multiple players from being able to hit the same target simultaneously when using this skill.
January 26, 2016
  • Enemies are now able to be struck by this skill only once every 0.5 seconds.
November 04, 2015
  • Updated skill facts to show the correct number of hits.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Scorched Earth has been added to the game.