Signet of Restoration

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Signet of Restoration

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
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Signet of Restoration

Signet Passive: Grants health every time you cast a spell.
Signet Active: Heal yourself.

Healing.png Healing: 3,275 (0.5)?
Healing.png Healing per Cast: 202 (0.1)?
Healing.png Healing per Cast: 171 (0.07)?

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Earth Earth

Tempest Tempest


Skills such as Lightning Whip and Impale use the PvE scaling value in PvP per passive proc.
  • Provides the effect Signet of Restoration.png Signet of Restoration passively.
  • Provides the effect Aura of Restoration.png Aura of Restoration when activated while Written in Stone Written in Stone is equipped.
  • The passive heal on this signet will proc when using any "spell," be it weapon skills, utility skills, elite skills, etc. The heal will take place at the end of the skill's animation.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 19, 2023
  • Increased cooldown from 25 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP only.
July 18, 2023
  • Increased cooldown from 20 seconds to 25 seconds in PvP and WvW.
June 27, 2023
  • Reduced cooldown from 25 seconds to 20 seconds.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced base heal per skill use from 202 to 171. Reduced heal coefficient per cast from 0.1 to 0.07.
October 06, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that caused the passive heal from this skill to activate when mounting.
September 29, 2015
  • Removed the flame-aura skill fact present when the Conjurer trait was equipped.
July 01, 2014
  • Updated the buff icon to match the skill icon.
June 03, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the passive effect of this signet to be incorrectly listed as Aura of Restoration.
April 15, 2014
  • Removed the split on this skill so that the signet passive heal amount will be increased in PvP to match the current PvE amount.
December 10, 2013
  • Fixed an issue that caused the skill to heal for incorrect amounts when traited with Written in Stone.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill now heals for the correct amount when Written in Stone is traited and the skill is activated.
August 20, 2013
  • The signet effect will now play at the start of the cast for this skill.
June 11, 2013
  • This skill now has its cooldown reduced by the Signet Mastery in PvP.
April 30, 2013
  • Reduced the passive healing by 18% in PvP.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Signet of Restoration has been added to the game.


  • New elementalists start with this skill unlocked.
  • The symbol in the skill icon is the same as on the Guild Wars skill Glyph of Restoration.
  • Before release of the game this skill was originally called Aura of Restoration; the passive effect was called "Aura of Restoration" on the effects monitor until the June 3, 2014 game update.