Signet of Inspiration

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Signet of Inspiration

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer (skill list)
Training cost
2 Hero points
Game link
Signet of Inspiration (overhead icon).png

Overhead activation icon

0.75¾ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Signet of Inspiration

Signet Passive: Grant swiftness and an additional random boon every ten seconds.
Signet Active: Extends the duration of all boons on yourself.

Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
Alacrity.png Alacrity (3s): +25% Skill Recharge Rate
Fury.png Fury (3s): +25% Critical Chance
Fury.png Fury (3s): +20% Critical Chance
Might.png Might (20s): 30 Condition Damage, 30 Power
Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
Resolution.png Resolution (3s): Incoming condition damage decreased by 33%.
Swiftness.png Always Receive—Swiftness (5s): +33% Movement Speed
Vigor.png Vigor (3s): +50% Endurance Regeneration
Stability.png Stability (3s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted.
Resistance.png Resistance (3s): Nondamaging conditions currently on you are ineffective.
Quickness.png Quickness (3s): Skills and actions are faster.
Duration.png Duration Increase: 3 seconds
Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description


Related traits[edit]

Chaos Chaos

Inspiration Inspiration

Chronomancer Chronomancer

  • Improved Alacrity Improved AlacrityAlacrity applied to you is stronger but has a reduced duration. Gain increased critical-strike damage when you have alacrity.

Mirage Mirage

Virtuoso Virtuoso

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 28, 2022
  • Fury: Critical chance bonus increased from 20% to 25% in PvE only.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • This now only affects the user by default. The trait Blurred Inscriptions increases the target cap to 5.
May 11, 2021
March 05, 2019
  • Lowered the extended durations of boons that this skill grants from 5 seconds to 3 seconds. Lowered the recharge time from 30 seconds to 20 seconds.
December 11, 2018
  • The active effect of this signet no longer shares the mesmer's boons with allies. Instead, it now extends the duration of all allies' current boons by 5 seconds.
October 02, 2018
  • Normalized the duration of boons applied by this skill to 3 seconds. Might and swiftness are exceptions to this rule and remain at durations of 20 seconds and 5 seconds respectively.
July 10, 2018
  • Reduced the duration of aegis shared by this skill from 10 seconds to 2 seconds.
February 06, 2018
  • This skill's active effect will now share 2 seconds of alacrity if the caster has alacrity in addition to its previous effects.
  • The passive effect has been updated to randomly apply 2 seconds of alacrity in addition to its previous boons.
October 18, 2016
  • Added stability, quickness, and resistance to the signet's passive skill.
  • The active skill of this ability has been reworked and will now apply one of each of your boons to nearby allies for the same duration the passive skill applies them.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Reduced recharge of this skill to 30 seconds.
  • The passive effect of this signet now grants 5 seconds of swiftness plus one other random boon every 10 seconds.
  • It no longer grants swiftness as one of its random boons.
December 14, 2012
  • Increased swiftness duration from five to ten seconds.
  • This passive effect now works outside of combat.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Signet of Inspiration has been added to the game.