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Spear of Justice

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Spear of Justice

0.75¾ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Dragonhunter icon small.png Dragonhunter
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Spear of Justice.png
 → Judgment (skill).png
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Virtue: Burn foes every few attacks.
Activate: Hurl a spear of light that passes through foes. Enemies struck become tethered and receive conditions periodically.

 Damage.png Damage: 213 (0.8)?
 Damage.png Damage: 3 (0.01)?
 Spear of Light.png Justice (6s): Periodically applies burning as long as you are within range of the caster.
 Burning.png Burning (passive effect) (2s): 262 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (passive effect) (4s): 524 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (active effect) (2s): 262 Damage
 Crippled.png Cripple (10.5½s): -50% Movement Speed
 Crippled.png Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed
 Revealed.png Revealed (6s): You cannot stealth
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Attacks to Trigger: 5
 Interval.png Interval: 1 second
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Unblockable.png Unblockable
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

See also: Virtue#Related traits

Zeal Zeal

Radiance Radiance

Virtues Virtues

Dragonhunter Dragonhunter


  • The passive applies the Spear of Justice.png Virtue of Justice effect on the player character.
  • The spear model is changed when using a Legendary Weapon that modifies projectile attacks.
  • The in-game tooltip only shows the passive burning duration; the active duration is 2 seconds in PvP and WvW.
  • The cripple effect occurs during the active effect.
  • The damage dealt by this skill uses the weapon strength of the currently equipped weapon.
  • Enemy leaving tether range, can sometimes still be pulled for a really small duration
  • Casting pull from higher ground in WvW or PvP, can cause enemy to fly upwards in the air and take falling damage.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • Increased power coefficient from 0.6 to 0.8 in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced damage from 0.6 to 0.01. Reduced cripple duration from 1.5 seconds to 1 second.
July 16, 2019
  • This skill has been updated so the tether aspect doesn't fail against world bosses as frequently.
May 17, 2017
  • Updated the skill fact to correctly indicate that this skill applies 6 seconds of Revealed.
May 16, 2017
  • This skill now applies 6 seconds of Revealed on the initial impact.
February 22, 2017
  • The casting time of this skill has been increased from 0.25 seconds to slightly under 0.75 seconds.
December 13, 2016
  • Increased the burning duration of the passive effect from 2 seconds to 4 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • In addition to burning, this skill now cripples tethered enemies for 1.5 seconds.
May 17, 2016
  • This skill no longer hides the off-hand weapon when cast.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Spear of Justice has been added to the game.

See also[edit]