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Tome of Justice

Guardian icon small.png Guardian (skill list)
Firebrand icon small.png Firebrand
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Tome of Justice.png
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Game link

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Tome of Justice

Virtue: Burn foes every few attacks.
Activate: Pull forth a magical tome on the dangers of the blazing heat in Kourna.

Burning.png Burning (Passive) (1s): 131 Damage
Burning.png Burning (Passive) (2s): 262 Damage
Miscellaneous effect.png Attacks to Trigger Passive: 5

— In-game description


# Skill Activation.png Page Cost Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Chapter 1- Searing Spell.png Chapter 1: Searing Spell 0.5½ 1 Tome. Fueled by tales of the desolation in Istan, incite a great swelling of heat before you.
2 Chapter 2- Igniting Burst.png Chapter 2: Igniting Burst 0.75¾ 1 8 Tome. Ignite the air around you in an expanding burst.
3 Chapter 3- Heated Rebuke.png Chapter 3: Heated Rebuke 0.75¾ 1 10 Tome. Call forth a heated vortex to collapse your enemies together.
4 Chapter 4- Scorched Aftermath.png Chapter 4: Scorched Aftermath 0.5½ 1 15 Tome. Detail the suffering in fire and blood inflicted during Vabbi's occupation.
5 Epilogue- Ashes of the Just.png Epilogue: Ashes of the Just 0.75¾ 1 20 Tome. Recall the memory of fallen heroes, granting allies the searing blades of justice.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Virtue#Related skills
  • Protector's Strike.png Protector's Strike — Protect allies from the next incoming attack against them, and lash out when attacked, granting boons to nearby allies and fully charging the passive burning effect.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Virtue#Related traits

Zeal Zeal

Radiance Radiance

Virtues Virtues

Firebrand Firebrand


  • The passive applies the Tome of Justice.png Tome of Justice effect on the player character.
  • When activated, this skill applies the Dormant Justice.png Dormant Justice effect on the player character.
    • The effect lasts for 30s, or 25.5s with Power of the Virtuous Power of the Virtuous traited.
    • Furthermore, the skill icon changes to the same icon as the Dormant Justice effect for the effect duration.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 02, 2023
  • Reduced passive burning duration from 2 seconds to 1 second in PvE only.
February 14, 2023
  • Exiting a firebrand tome will now put that tome on a 0.5-second cooldown.
December 13, 2022
  • A tome's dormant status will now also be visible on the tome activation skill.
  • Fixed an issue that caused firebrand tomes' page-generation timer to stop while the player was mounted or downed.
November 29, 2022
  • The page mechanic for firebrand tomes has been reworked. Pages are now shared across all tomes and refill at a set interval instead of when summoning a tome.
December 11, 2018
  • The base cooldown of this skill has been increased from 30 seconds to 40 seconds in PvP and WvW only.
March 27, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Tome of Justice passive effect from being applied immediately when entering PvP maps.
November 07, 2017
  • Firebrand tome skills now set each other on a 0.5-second cooldown upon equip.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Tome of Justice has been added to the game.


See also[edit]