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Tome is a profession mechanic of guardians specialized as the Firebrand. They are altered versions of virtues, whose active effect conjures a tome replacing their five weapon skills. Each tome has a given amount of skill uses, called pages, before it disappears.

List of tome skills[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Tome of Justice.png
 Tome of Justice
0.25¼ 30 Virtue: Burn foes every few attacks.
Activate: Pull forth a magical tome on the dangers of the blazing heat in Kourna.
Each tome skill use consumes a page.
Tome of Resolve.png
 Tome of Resolve
0.5½ 50 Virtue: Regenerate health.
Activate: Draw forth an enchanted tome that recounts the trials undergone by the people of Vabbi.
Each tome skill use consumes a page.
Tome of Courage.png
 Tome of Courage
0.25¼ 75 Virtue: Gain aegis periodically.
Activate: Conjure a mystic tome containing stories about the heroes of Istan.
Each tome skill use consumes a page.

Tome of Justice[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Chapter 1- Searing Spell.png
 Chapter 1: Searing Spell
0.5½ Tome. Fueled by tales of the desolation in Istan, incite a great swelling of heat before you.
Chapter 2- Igniting Burst.png
 Chapter 2: Igniting Burst
0.75¾ 4 Tome. Ignite the air around you in an expanding burst.
Chapter 3- Heated Rebuke.png
 Chapter 3: Heated Rebuke
0.75¾ 8 Tome. Call forth a heated vortex to collapse your enemies together.
Chapter 4- Scorched Aftermath.png
 Chapter 4: Scorched Aftermath
0.5½ 10 Tome. Detail the suffering in fire and blood inflicted during Vabbi's occupation.
Epilogue- Ashes of the Just.png
 Epilogue: Ashes of the Just
0.75¾ 12 Tome. Recall the memory of fallen heroes, granting allies the searing blades of justice.

Tome of Resolve[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Chapter 1- Desert Bloom.png
 Chapter 1: Desert Bloom
0.5½ Tome. Tales of desert blooms create a wave of healing for your allies.
Chapter 2- Radiant Recovery.png
 Chapter 2: Radiant Recovery
0.75¾ 4 Tome. Release magic from pages detailing the rebuilding of Vabbi, cleansing conditions on nearby allies. Allies are healed for each condition removed.
Chapter 3- Azure Sun.png
 Chapter 3: Azure Sun
0.75¾ 8 Tome. Inspired by countless poems describing the comforting powers of the water-reflected sun, grant boons to allies.
Chapter 4- Shining River.png
 Chapter 4: Shining River
0.75¾ 10 Tome. Release a torrent of pages describing the water cycle of the Elon River. Heal allies and grant them swiftness.
Epilogue- Eternal Oasis.png
 Epilogue: Eternal Oasis
0.75¾ 12 Tome. Purify your allies with the waters of Amnoon and increase the healing they receive.

Tome of Courage[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Chapter 1- Unflinching Charge.png
 Chapter 1: Unflinching Charge
0.5½ Tome. Roused by tales of mythical Sunspear charges, ground and motivate allies before you.
Chapter 2- Daring Challenge.png
 Chapter 2: Daring Challenge
0.25¼ 4 Tome. As the tales recount of Turai, taunt your enemies by issuing an insightfully inciting challenge.
Chapter 3- Valiant Bulwark.png
 Chapter 3: Valiant Bulwark
0.75¾ 8 Tome. Manifest the shimmering purity of the desert sun, reflecting enemy missiles.
Chapter 4- Stalwart Stand.png
 Chapter 4: Stalwart Stand
0.25¼ 10 Tome. Recount the stand of Elonian loyalists against Palawa Joko, granting resistance to your allies.
Epilogue- Unbroken Lines.png
 Epilogue: Unbroken Lines
0.75¾ 12 Tome. Recalling the memory of heroes past, enchant nearby allies with formidable defenses.

Related traits[edit]

Firebrand tango icon 20px.png Firebrand


  • Swapping in and out of tomes triggers weapon swap effects.
  • When drawing a tome, the firebrand will occasionally shout one the following lines:
History is mine!
Knowledge is power!
I wield great wisdom!