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

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

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Inspired Virtue.png Inspired Virtue Virtues now also apply the following boons to allies when activated:
Justice: might
Resolve: regeneration
Courage: protection
Major Adept Unscathed Contender.png Unscathed Contender Deal more damage while under the effects of aegis.
Major Adept Retaliatory Subconscious.png Retaliatory Subconscious 30 Gain retaliation and aegis when disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knocked back, pull, knocked 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 apply lasts longer.
Major Master Virtuous Solace.png Virtuous Solace Drop a protective area at your location when you're struck while below the health threshold.
Major Master Absolute Resolution.png Absolute Resolution Activating Virtue of Resolve removes conditions from nearby allies. Virtue of Resolve's passive effect is stronger.
Major Master Glacial Heart.png Glacial Heart Critical hits with hammers chill enemies. Hammer recharge is reduced.
Minor Grandmaster Power of the Virtuous.png Power of the Virtuous Deal increased damage for each boon you have. Virtues gain reduced recharge.
Major Grandmaster Permeating Wrath.png Permeating Wrath Virtue of Justice's passive effect no longer only burns your target, but also burns the area around your target each time it activates. Virtue of Justice causes burning more frequently.
Major Grandmaster Battle Presence.png Battle Presence Nearby allies gain Virtue of Resolve's passive effect.
Major Grandmaster Indomitable Courage.png Indomitable Courage Virtue of Courage's active breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies. Virtue of Courage's passive gains a shorter interval.
See also: List of guardian traits

Version history[edit]

For a detailed specialization history, see here.