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Disambig icon.png This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Basic Torch. For bundles with the same name, see Torch (disambiguation).


Flaming Beacon concept art.jpg

Torch concept art.

The torch is an off-hand only weapon. Torches always grant at least one skill that burns foes. The torch also provides a source of light in darker areas.

Skills by profession[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Guardian icon small.png Guardian[edit]

4 Zealot's Flame.png Zealot's Flame 15 Set yourself alight, periodically burning up to three nearby foes. The final pulse applies additional burning.
4 ChainZealot's Fire.png Zealot's Fire 0.75¾ Throw your Zealot's Flame to damage the targeted foe.
5 Cleansing Flame.png Cleansing Flame 30.25¼ 15 Breathe magical flames that damage foes and cure conditions on allies. Inflicts burning on the final attack.

Berserker icon small.png Berserker[edit]

4 Blaze Breaker.png Blaze Breaker 0.5½ 12 Smash your torch into the ground, creating a deadly shock wave that conditions foes.
5 Flames of War (warrior skill).png Flames of War 0.5½ 20 Cleanse conditions and become a mobile fire field that burns nearby foes. When the field expires, it explodes, damaging foes and burning them again.

Ranger icon small.png Ranger[edit]

4 Throw Torch.png Throw Torch 0.5½ 15 Throw your torch and burn your foes in an area.
5 Bonfire.png Bonfire 0.5½ 25 Set a fire around you, damaging and burning foes.

Mesmer icon small.png Mesmer[edit]

4 The Prestige.png The Prestige 20 Disappear in a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes and losing conditions. Reappear three seconds later, burning nearby foes.
5 Phantasmal Mage.png Phantasmal Mage 0.75¾ 20 Phantasm. Strike and burn nearby foes. Create an illusion that releases a massive wave of fire that burns, confuses, and interrupts foes.

Scourge icon small.png Scourge[edit]

4 Harrowing Wave.png Harrowing Wave 0.5½ 16 Unleash a wave of corrupted fire, burning and tormenting enemies. Gain life force for each enemy struck.
5 Oppressive Collapse.png Oppressive Collapse 0.75¾ 20 Corrupt the ground under your target; if they remain within the area, they will be knocked down. Grant might to allies near your target based on how many conditions they have.

Related traits[edit]



Weapon strength[edit]

See also: Weapon strength

Related achievements[edit]

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