Signet Mastery

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the trait in the live game. For historical traits with the same name, see Signet Mastery (disambiguation).

Signet Mastery.png

Signet Mastery

Warrior icon small.png Arms (trait list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
Signet Mastery

Signets grant a stacking ferocity boon on use. Cast Lesser Signet of Might when striking a foe below the health threshold.

Radius.png Health Threshold: 50%
Signet Mastery.png Signet of Ferocity (60s): 100 Ferocity
Miscellaneous effect.png Maximum Stacks: 5

— In-game description

Trait skill[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Signet of Might.png Lesser Signet of Might (PvE) 25 Signet. Your attacks become unblockable.
Signet of Might.png Lesser Signet of Might (WvW, PvP) 25 Signet. Your attacks become unblockable.


  • The activation of Lesser Signet of Might also provides a stack of Signet of Ferocity.
  • All stacks are lost upon being downed or defeated, or summoning a mount.
Despite the wording, the effect granted is not a boon.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This skill no longer reduces the cooldown of signet skills.
November 30, 2021
  • Fixed the skill description on Lesser Signet of Might to display the correct duration and stacks of might granted by this trait.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This trait now grants Ferocity instead of Precision when a signet is used.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: When you activate a signet, gain a stacking 100 precision benefit for 1 minute (maximum 5 stacks).
  • Added: Striking a foe below 50% health activates Signet of Might.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Signet Mastery has been added to the game.