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Solar Beam

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Solar Beam

10.25¼ Activation time  
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
Druid tango icon 20px.png Druid
Weapon slot 1
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Fire a concentrated beam of light, damaging the targeted foe and healing allies inside of the beam.

 Damage.png Damage: 121 (0.3)?
 Damage.png Damage: 101 (0.25)?
 Healing.png Healing: 66 (0.03)?
 Healing.png Healing: 30 (0.03)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]


  • The beam also damages enemies it passes through.
  • Attack speed is approximately three pulses every 1.35 seconds.
  • The heal is equal to (2 + Level^2 * 0.01 + Healing Power * 0.03) in PvE.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced base heal per pulse from 66 to 30.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced damage per strike by 17% in PvP only.
November 17, 2015
  • This skill can no longer be activated without a target.
October 28, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to heal allies beyond its intended range.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Solar Beam has been added to the game.