Guardian : Specializations

Zeal top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Zealot's Speed 30 Cast Lesser Symbol of Wrath when you are struck while below the health threshold.
Wrathful Spirit   Aegis grants retaliation when it ends.
Fiery Wrath   Deal increased damage to burning foes.
Zealous Scepter   Gain might when your justice passive effect triggers; gain more might while wielding a scepter.
Tier: Master
Symbolic Exposure   Symbols inflict vulnerability on foes. Damage to vulnerable foes is increased.
Binding Jeopardy   When you inflict immobilize or blind on a foe, you also inflict vulnerability.
Zealous Blade   Your power is increased. Gain additional power while wielding a greatsword. Your greatsword skills have reduced recharge.
Kindled Zeal   Gain condition damage based on your power.
Tier: Grandmaster
Symbolic Power   Symbols deal increased damage and charge your Justice passive effect twice as fast.
Eternal Armory   Spirit Weapons gain additional casts, improved count recharge, and burn foes they strike.
Shattered Aegis   When an aegis you applied blocks an attack, it unleashes a Mystic Rebuke.
Symbolic Avenger   Your damage is increased whenever your Symbols hit a foe.

Radiance top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Justice is Blind   Gain a light aura and blind nearby foes when you activate Virtue of Justice.
Inner Fire 10 Gain fury when you strike a foe that has burning stacks over the threshold.
Right-Hand Strength   Your precision is increased. Gain increased power while wielding a one-handed weapon. Sword skills gain reduced recharge.
Healer's Retribution 20 Gain retaliation when using a heal skill.
Tier: Master
Renewed Justice   Virtue of Justice is renewed when you kill a foe.
Wrath of Justice 25 Striking an enemy with Virtue of Justice's damaging effect casts Lesser Signet of Wrath.
Radiant Fire 10 Gain Zealot's Flame when you critically hit an enemy. Burning you inflict has increased duration, and your torch skills gain reduced recharge.
Retribution   Retaliation grants you increased damage.
Tier: Grandmaster
Radiant Power   Attacks against burning foes have an increased chance to critically hit. Your ferocity is increased.
Amplified Wrath   Burning you inflict deals increased damage. Burning duration applied by Virtue of Justice's passive effect is increased.
Perfect Inscriptions   Signets gain reduced recharge, improved passive effects, and share their passive effects with nearby allies when activated.
Righteous Instincts   Retaliation increases your chances to critically strike and grants might each interval.

Valor top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Valorous Defense 30 Gain aegis when you are struck while below the health threshold.
Strength of the Fallen   Lose conditions every interval. Health degenerates more slowly while downed.
Smiter's Boon 20 Smite conditions when you use a healing ability.
Focus Mastery   Focus skills grant you protection and gain reduced recharge.
Tier: Master
Courageous Return   Virtue of Courage is recharged by a set time when you revive an ally or rally yourself.
Stalwart Defender   Gain toughness when wielding a shield, and shield skills gain reduced recharge.
Strength in Numbers   Nearby allies gain toughness based on your effective level.
Communal Defenses 15 Blocking an attack grants aegis to nearby allies.
Tier: Grandmaster
Might of the Protector 1 Gain might when you block attacks.
Altruistic Healing   Heal yourself when you grant a boon to an ally.
Monk's Focus   Meditation skills heal you, grant fury to nearby allies, and gain reduced recharge.
Tenacious Defense   Aegis you grant reduces the recharge time of Virtue of Courage when it blocks an attack.

Honor top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Vigorous Precision 10 Gain vigor when you critically strike.
Invigorated Bulwark   Increase your healing to other allies each time you block an attack. Mace skills gain reduced recharge and their boons gain increased duration.
Protective Reviver   Cast Lesser Shield of Absorption when you begin reviving an ally. If you revive an ally, you each gain boons.
Protector's Impact 8 Cast Lesser Symbol of Protection when you take falling damage or use a healing skill. You take less damage when falling.
Tier: Master
Selfless Daring   The end of your dodge roll heals nearby allies.
Honorable Staff   Gain concentration. Gain additional concentration while wielding a staff. Staff skills recharge time is reduced.
Pure of Heart   Aegis heals when it blocks an attack.
Empowering Might 1 Grant might to nearby allies when you critically strike.
Tier: Grandmaster
Purity of Body   Your Virtue of Resolve passive also regenerates endurance.
Pure of Voice   Shout skills gain reduced recharge and convert conditions to boons on allies.
Writ of Persistence   Symbols gain increased duration and radius, and heal allies.
Force of Will   Gain increased vitality. Healing others is improved based on a percentage of your vitality.

Virtues top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Inspired Virtue   Virtues apply boons to allies when activated.
Unscathed Contender   Deal increased damage while you have aegis.
Retaliatory Subconscious 30 Gain retaliation and aegis when disabled. Disables include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Master of Consecrations   Consecrations gain reduced recharge and increased duration.
Tier: Master
Virtue of Retribution   Gain retaliation when you activate a Virtue. Retaliation you grant has increased duration.
Virtuous Solace 90 Cast Merciful Sanctuary when you're struck while below the health threshold.
Absolute Resolution   Activating Virtue of Resolve removes conditions from nearby allies. Virtue of Resolve's passive effect is stronger.
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.
Tier: Grandmaster
Power of the Virtuous   Deal increased damage for each boon on you. Virtues gain reduced recharge.
Permeating Wrath   Virtue of Justice's passive triggers more quickly and now burns in an area.
Battle Presence   Nearby allies gain Virtue of Resolve's passive.
Indomitable Courage   Virtue of Courage's active breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies. Virtue of Courage's passive gains a shorter interval.

Dragonhunter Elite Specialization top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Virtuous Action   The guardian's resolve has further increased, allowing Virtues to be manifested as physical aspects. Gain access to Traps.
Piercing Light   Traps gain reduced recharge and slow enemies.
Dulled Senses   Enemies you knock back are crippled. Enemies you cripple are also inflicted with vulnerability.
Soaring Devastation   Wings of Resolve delivers an attack upon landing. Movement speed is increased when Wings of Resolve is not on cooldown.
Tier: Master
Defender's Dogma 3 Blocking an attack causes justice to reach its maximum charge and reduces the cooldown of Spear of Justice by 3 seconds.
Hunter's Determination 90 Gain aegis and cast Shards of Faith when disabled. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.
Zealot's Aggression   Deal increased damage to crippled foes. Justice's passive effect cripples enemies.
Bulwark   Shield of Courage gains increased radius and duration.
Tier: Grandmaster
Pure of Sight   Deal bonus damage based on your distance to the enemy.
Hunter's Fortification 1 Remove conditions when blocking attacks. Receive less damage when you have no conditions on you.
Heavy Light 10 Deflecting Shot knocks back enemies on each hit. Gain stability when knocking back, launching, or pulling an enemy.
Big Game Hunter   Striking an enemy tethered by your Spear of Justice inflicts vulnerability and increases damage dealt. Tether duration is increased.

Firebrand Elite Specialization top

Trait Description
Tier: Adept
Purity of Word   Gain knowledge of Elonian lore, igniting a fierce drive to purge corruption and manifesting your Virtues as mystic tomes. Gain access to Mantras.
Unrelenting Criticism   Axe skills gain a chance to inflict bleeding. Symbol of Vengeance now dazes on its initial strike.
Liberator's Vow 7 Grant allies quickness when you use your heal skill.
Archivist of Whispers   Your Virtues gain additional pages.
Tier: Master
Swift Scholar 5 Equipping or stowing a Virtue grants you quickness.
Weighty Terms 10 The final charge of your Mantra skills inflict immobilize. Mantras gain reduced recharge.
Stalwart Speed 7 When you grant aegis or stability, grant quickness. This can affect multiple targets simultaneously.
Legendary Lore   Tome skills gain bonuses from scribbling in the margins by ancient bards.
Tier: Grandmaster
Imbued Haste   Gain increased attributes while affected by quickness.
Stoic Demeanor   Inflict slow on foes you disable or immobilize. Disables includes: stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt and fear.
Quickfire 7 Granting quickness to an ally also grants Ashes of the Just. This can affect multiple targets simultaneously.
Loremaster   Tome skills gain reduced recharge. Retain Virtues passives while they are on cooldown.
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