Zealous Blade

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Zealous Blade

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Attacks with your greatsword deal extra damage and heal you. Greatsword abilities have reduced recharge.

 Damage.png Damage Increase: 5%
 Healing.png Healing: 25 (0.02)?
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%

— In-game description


  • The heal is equal to (1 + Level^2 * 0.00375 + Healing Power * 0.02).
  • Triggers healing on any attack that connects while a greatsword is equipped. Directly damaging utility skills, traits, and attacks from other weapons (such as symbols) all trigger the healing. Does not apply to summoned allies like spirit weapons or to retaliation.
Skill Recharge Traited recharge
Whirling Wrath.png
 Whirling Wrath
10 Recharge time 8 Recharge time
Leap of Faith.png
 Leap of Faith
15 Recharge time 12 Recharge time
Symbol of Wrath.png
 Symbol of Wrath
20 Recharge time 16 Recharge time
Binding Blade.png
 Binding Blade
30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.