Signet of Inspiration

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Signet of Inspiration

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  2 Hero point  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
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Passive: Grant swiftness and an additional random boon every ten seconds.
Active: Apply one instance of any boon on you to nearby allies.

 Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Alacrity.png Alacrity (3s): Skills recharge faster.
 Fury.png Fury (3s): 20% Critical Chance
 Might.png Might (20s): 30 Power, 30 Condition Damage
 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 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): Conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.
 Quickness.png Quickness (3s): Skills and actions are faster.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Inspiration
Blurred Inscriptions Blurred Inscriptions - Signets have improved active effects, and activating one grants you distortion.


  • The duration of the active effect's boons is equal to the duration of the passive version (affected by Boon Duration.png Boon Duration).
  • The active effect's boons are also applied on yourself.
  • When used underwater, the activation time is 0.5½ second.
  • The passive effect also works out of combat.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.