Symbol of Light

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Symbol of Light.png

Symbol of Light

Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
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Only available underwater This skill is only available underwater and has no land replacement.
0.5½ Activation time  15 Recharge time  
Symbol of Light

Symbol. Create a pillar of light that does damage every second at your foe's location.

Damage.png Damage (6x): 882 (2.4)?
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 10
Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
Duration.png Symbol Duration: 4 seconds
Radius.png Symbol Radius: 180
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description


  • Pillar of light will have a cylindrical area of effect, allowing it to strike foes vertically aligned with its position underwater.
  • This is the only symbol skill that does not grant allies a boon.
The skill doesn't appear to have a range limit, despite the tooltip stating otherwise.

Related traits[edit]

Zeal Zeal

Honor Honor

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
September 09, 2014
  • Updated the damage skill fact for this skill to scale correctly.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Pillar of Light has been added to the game.