Summon Sylvan Hound

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Summon Sylvan Hound

Not available underwater  2 Activation time  180 Recharge time  

Common Common
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari (skill list)
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Summon a sylvan hound to fight at your side.

 Duration.png Duration: 60s

— In-game description [?]


The damage is for Hounds at level 80 to level 80 exotic Medium armor with no extra Toughness.

  • Bite - Deals 800-950 damage, causes Poisoned for 2 seconds and 1 stack of Bleeding for 4 seconds.


  • The Mistfire Wolf has higher health and mobility than the Sylvan Hound and the Mistfire Wolf skill has a lower recharge time and casting time than the Summon Sylvan Hound skill. However, the sylvan hound is immune to conditions and lasts for 60 seconds while the mistfire wolf only lasts 30 seconds.
  • The hound has 12000 health at level 80.
  • This skill, unlike the other Sylvari summon skills, can be activated while moving.
  • The Sylvan Hound acts like an amphibious pet, able to be both on land and in water.
    • However, the elite cannot be used while underwater nor will it attack underwater.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Summon Sylvan Hound has been added to the game.


  • This skill was previously named "Summon Fern Mastiff".