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Disambig icon.png This article is about the guardian specialization. For the guardian profession mechanic, see Virtue.
Specialization background.

Virtues.png Virtues is a core specialization for the guardian that focuses on improving consecrations and virtues.

Tier Trait Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Inspired Virtue.png Inspired Virtue Virtues apply boons to allies when activated.
Major Adept Unscathed Contender.png Unscathed Contender Deal increased damage while you have aegis.
Major Adept Retaliatory Subconscious.png Retaliatory Subconscious 30 Gain retaliation and aegis when disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Major Adept Master of Consecrations.png Master of Consecrations Consecrations gain reduced recharge and increased duration.
Minor Master Virtue of Retribution.png Virtue of Retribution Gain retaliation when you activate a Virtue. Retaliation you grant has increased duration.
Major Master Virtuous Solace.png Inspiring Virtue Deal increased damage after activating a virtue.
Major Master Absolute Resolution.png Absolute Resolution Activating Virtue skill 2 removes conditions from nearby allies. Virtue skill 2's passive effect is stronger.
Major Master Glacial Heart.png Glacial Heart Mighty Blow becomes Glacial Blow. Chill and damage foes that you disable.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Minor Grandmaster Power of the Virtuous.png Power of the Virtuous Deal increased damage for each boon on you. Virtues gain reduced recharge.
Major Grandmaster Permeating Wrath.png Permeating Wrath The passive effect of Virtue skill 1 triggers more quickly and now burns in an area.
Major Grandmaster Battle Presence.png Battle Presence Nearby allies gain the passive effect of Virtue skill 2.
Major Grandmaster Indomitable Courage.png Indomitable Courage The active effect of Virtue skill 3 breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies. Its passive effect gains a shorter interval.
See also: List of guardian traits

Version history[edit]

For a detailed specialization history, see here.