Tome of Courage (elite skill)

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Tome of Courage

Not available underwater  1 Activation time  180 Recharge time  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Tome (historical)
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Summon an ancient tome that grants you powerful support spells.

 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Radius.png Boon Application Interval: 3 seconds
 Duration.png Duration: 20 seconds

— In-game description [?]



  • Tome of Courage grants Protection.png Protection, increases your health by approximately 9900, and replaces your weapon skills with the following:
# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Heal Area.png Heal Area 0.75¾ Heal allies in the target area.
2 Purifying Ribbon.png Purifying Ribbon 0.75¾ 3 Release a ribbon of light that bounces to nearby enemies and allies, curing conditions on each ally hit and blinding each foe hit.
3 Protective Spirit.png Protective Spirit 0.75¾ 15 Grant protection and regeneration to allies in a cone.
4 Pacifism.png Pacifism 2 20 Pacify foes, dazing them for three seconds.
5 Light of Deliverance.png Light of Deliverance 40.25¼ 30 Fully heal up to five nearby allies.


  • The Elite Focus trait will increase the duration to 30s and gives the player stability.
  • The "full" heal is capped at 50000 hp.
  • Provides the Tome of Courage.png Tome of Courage effect, which shows the time remaining until the book expires.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
March 16, 2015
  • This skill now grants 3 seconds of protection every 3 seconds.
  • Protection and stability are no longer removed when the player stops using Tome of Courage.
July 23, 2013
  • Using this elite skill will now drop the player's currently equipped bundle instead of destroying it.
September 09, 2012
  • Removed Stability, added Protection.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Tome of Courage has been added to the game.