Symbol of Resolution

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Symbol of Resolution

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0.25¼ Activation time  12 Recharge time  

Symbol. Pierce the ground with a mystic symbol that damages foes while granting resolution to allies.

 Damage.png Damage (5x): 1,310 (3.25)?
 Damage.png Damage (5x): 805 (2.0)?
 Resolution.png5 Resolution (1s): Incoming condition damage decreased by 33%.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Radius.png Radius: 180

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Zeal Zeal

Radiance Radiance

Valor Valor

Honor Honor

Virtues Virtues


  • The symbol pulses five times, each pulse dealing damage and applying one second of Resolution.
  • Vulnerability from Symbolic Exposure is also applied once each pulse.
  • The damage coefficient is divided over the 5 hits.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Increased power coefficient per strike from 0.6 to 0.65 in PvE only.
May 11, 2021
  • Symbol of Wrath: This skill has been renamed Symbol of Resolution.
  • Reduced cooldown from 20 seconds to 12 seconds. Damage per strike reduced by 10%.
  • The Retaliation boon has been renamed Resolution.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.67 to 0.4.
February 22, 2017
  • Increased damage by 22%.
July 23, 2013
  • When traited with Writ of Exaltation, this skill now applies retaliation to the correct radius.
  • Increased the spell effect and AoE rings to match the actual radius of this skill for both the base and when traited with Writ of Exaltation.
February 26, 2013
  • Increased the size of the combo field on this ability to cover the whole visual area.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill's attack has been improved by 10%.
October 07, 2012
  • Reorganized guardian greatsword skills to the following:
    • Skill 2: Whirling Wrath (10 second recharge)
    • Skill 3: Leap of Faith (15 second recharge)
    • Skill 4: Symbol of Wrath (20 second recharge)
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Symbol of Wrath has been added to the game.