Signet of the Ether

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Hero panel Menu Bar icon.pngWvW Menu Bar icon.pngPvP Menu Bar icon.png This skill is split between game modes — select one to view:
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Signet of the Ether

1 Activation time  30 Recharge time  2 Hero point  

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer (skill list)
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Passive: Heal yourself whenever you summon an illusion.
Active: Heal yourself and reduce the recharge of phantasm skills.

 Healing.png Healing: 5,560 (0.85)?
 Healing.png Heal on Illusion Summon: 350 (0.06)?
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 100%
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 50%

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Domination
Blurred Inscriptions Blurred Inscriptions - Signets have improved active effects, and activating one grants you distortion.
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Inspiration
Mender's Purity Mender's Purity - Cast Lesser Power Cleanse when you use a healing skill.


This skill's activation effect occurs before the skill starts recharging and can be used with Continuum Split during its aftercast to have this skill and all phantasms fully recharged once the split ends.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use the lower 30-second cooldown in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • This skill now reduces the recharge of phantasm skills by 50% rather than 100% in PvP and WvW.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced the cooldown from 35 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP and WvW.
February 06, 2018
  • The passive effect no longer heals on interval or scales with the number of illusions. Instead, it now heals for a flat amount whenever an illusion is summoned.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased the healing rate to once per second instead of once per 3 seconds. The healing per pulse has been reduced to preserve approximate healing per second.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this signet to heal dead players.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this skill to include an additional pulsing heal when no illusions are present.
December 10, 2013
  • Signet of the Ether has been added to the game.