"In the wild...all you can rely on is yourself."
Wilderness survival offers techniques to improve your defense in order to stay alive during intense combat. It grants both offensive and defensive condition augments depending on whether you are applying conditions or receiving them.
— In-game description
|You recover endurance more quickly.
|Child of Earth
|Create muddy terrain  when you use a healing skill.
|Gain regeneration when you are inflicted with bleeding, poison, or burning. While you have regeneration, you take reduced strike damage.
|Taste for Danger
|Gain increased vitality. You and your pet gain expertise based on vitality.
|You and your pet gain protection when you dodge roll.
|Gain condition damage. Gain condition damage. Gain additional condition damage while wielding a torch, dagger, or mace. Torch and dagger skills recharge faster.
|While you are above the health threshold, your strikes inflict poison. While your pet's health is above the health threshold, its strikes inflict poison.
|After you swap pets, you and your pet gain stability.
|You and your pet recover health while affected by protection.
|Using a Beast trait removes conditions from you and your pet.
Swapping pets recharges this trait.
|Survival skills grant fury and remove conditions.
|Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.
- See also: List of ranger traits