Zealous Blade

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Zealous Blade

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Zeal (trait list)
Training cost
5 Hero points
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Your power is increased. Gain additional power while wielding a greatsword. Your greatsword skills have reduced recharge.

 Power attribute.png Power: +120
 Power attribute.png Power While Wielding Greatsword: +120
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description


Skill Traited recharge
Greatsword Whirling Wrath.png Whirling Wrath 8 6.4
Leap of Faith.png Leap of Faith (PvE) 12 9.6
Leap of Faith.png Leap of Faith (WvW, PvP) 15 12
Symbol of Resolution.png Symbol of Resolution 12 9.6
Binding Blade.png Binding Blade 25 20
  • The conditional power increase while wielding a greatsword is applied before any percent-based stat conversions are calculated, but the baseline power is applied after.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that caused improper functionality with combo finishers.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Fixed a bug in which this trait could grant a hidden 10% damage increase on top of its listed bonuses.
July 16, 2019
  • This trait no longer heals when combined with a light field or grants 10% bonus damage when wielding a greatsword.
  • Instead it grants +120 power plus an additional +120 power while wielding a greatsword in addition to reducing greatsword skill recharge by 20%.
October 02, 2018
  • This trait no longer heals the guardian when they strike while wielding a greatsword. It now heals significantly more whenever the guardian combos in a light field.
May 08, 2018
  • The bonus damage of this trait is no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 10% damage bonus in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the bonus damage from 5% to 10% in PvP and WvW.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Spirit weapons have been reworked.
  • Skill type changed from summoning to area attack; now triggers Zealous Blade healing.
August 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to incorrectly grant healing for scepter skills.
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to fail to grant healing for some greatsword skills.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: Greatsword skills have a 20% reduced recharge.
December 10, 2013
  • This trait now scales with healing power by 2%.
June 25, 2013
  • This trait has been merged with Greatsword Power and is now labeled as a Tier 2 trait.
    • Greatsword damage is increased by 5%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Zealous Blade has been added to the game.