Swiftness

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Disambig icon.png "Swift" redirects here. For the NPC named "Swift", see Swift (NPC). For other effects with the same name, see Swiftness (disambiguation).

Swiftness.png

Swiftness

Effect type
Boon
Stacking
Duration
Max. duration
60 seconds
Game link

Movement speed increased by 33%; stacks duration.

— In-game description

Swiftness is a boon that provides an increase to movement speed. Other effects that provide a bonus to movement speed (e.g. certain traits and signets) do not stack with swiftness; only the highest increase in movement speed will be applied.

Swiftness stacks in duration, up to 60 seconds.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Boon#Related skills

Weapon skills that grant swiftness

Bundle skills that grant swiftness

Transform skills that grant swiftness

Healing skills that grant swiftness

Utility skills that grant swiftness

Elite skills that grant swiftness

Profession mechanic skills that grant swiftness

Pet skills that grant swiftness

Skills that convert crippled into swiftness

Primary article: Boon#Skills that convert conditions into boons

Combos that grant swiftness

Racial skills that grant swiftness

Common skills that grant swiftness

Related traits[edit]

See also: Boon#Related traits

Traits that grant swiftness

Trait skills that grant swiftness

Traits that improve swiftness

Traits that convert crippled into swiftness[edit]

Primary article: Boons#Traits that convert conditions into boons

Related effects[edit]

Effects that grant swiftness[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Boon#Related equipment

Upgrade components that grant swiftness[edit]

Runes[edit]

Sigils[edit]

Upgrade components that affect swiftness[edit]

Runes[edit]

  • Superior Rune of the Air.png Superior Rune of the Air +50% swiftness duration
    • (rank 2) +10% swiftness duration
    • (rank 4) +20% swiftness duration
    • (rank 6) +20% swiftness duration
    • Major Rune of the Air.png Major Rune of the Air +15% swiftness duration
      • (rank 2) +6% swiftness duration
      • (rank 4) +9% swiftness duration
    • Minor Rune of the Air.png Minor Rune of the Air (rank 2) +4% swiftness duration
  • Superior Rune of the Centaur.png Superior Rune of the Centaur +50% swiftness duration
    • (rank 2) +10% swiftness duration
    • (rank 4) +20% swiftness duration
    • (rank 6) +20% swiftness duration
    • Major Rune of the Centaur.png Major Rune of the Centaur +15% swiftness duration
      • (rank 2) +6% swiftness duration
      • (rank 4) +9% swiftness duration
    • Minor Rune of the Centaur.png Minor Rune of the Centaur (rank 2) +4% swiftness duration
  • Superior Rune of Speed.png Superior Rune of Speed +50% swiftness duration; increase movement speed by 66% when under the effect of swiftness.
    • (rank 2) +10% swiftness duration
    • (rank 4) +20% swiftness duration
    • (rank 6) +20% swiftness duration; increase movement speed by 66% when under the effect of swiftness.
    • Major Rune of Speed.png Major Rune of Speed +15% swiftness duration
      • (rank 2) +6% swiftness duration
      • (rank 4) +9% swiftness duration
    • Minor Rune of Speed.png Minor Rune of Speed (rank 2) +4% swiftness duration

Related consumables[edit]

Consumables that grant swiftness[edit]

Player chatter[edit]

When swiftness is applied to a character they will occasionally shout out one of the following lines, depending on their race and gender.

Race Gender
Male Female
Asura tango icon 20px.png Asura Accelerate! Accelerating!
Charr tango icon 20px.png Charr Faster! Swiftly!
Human tango icon 20px.png Human Eat my dust! I could outrun a centaur!
Norn tango icon 20px.png Norn Faster! Quickly!
Sylvari tango icon 20px.png Sylvari Swift and steady. I'm fast as the wind!

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
June 08, 2021
  • Maximum duration has been increased from 30 seconds to 60 seconds.
May 11, 2021
  • Duration-stacking boons and conditions now behave consistently. They directly stack durations added from all sources, do not have hidden stack limits, and generally have shorter maximum durations. (30 seconds)
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Boon to Condition Conversion: Swiftness converts to crippled for 10 seconds. (+5 seconds).
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Swiftness has been added to the game.