Resurrection

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Resurrection refers to any mechanism that brings a being back into life after it dies. Most players consider "res" (or often "rez") skills to be a vital component of any build in both PvE and PvP. You will not be popular if you are the only surviving member of the party and you cannot resurrect the others.

Resurrection shrines are found in nearly all explorable areas and missions, with the exception of certain PvP arenas and Elite Missions. In PvE, 10 seconds after a party wipe, all members are teleported to the shrine and (if dead) brought back to life at full health, but with the energy they had when they died. In PvP, the timing depends on the arena.

There are two main types of resurrection skills:

In PvE, resurrected foes will not yield experience, loot, and will not count towards bounties.

In PvP, every character that is not a dedicated healer/protector usually carries some form of resurrection, unless they serve a special function (e.g. the flag runner in GvG). In 8-player teams, one player carries a hard res (often a Mesmer with high Fast Casting), while the others carry the speedier Resurrection Signet (a soft res). When a party's res signets are depleted, they will try for a morale boost to recharge them.

Resurrection options for party members[edit]

Skills that resurrect party members[edit]

Icon Name Description Energy Activation time Recharge time Prof. Attribute Campaign
"By Ural's Hammer!".jpg

"By Ural's Hammer!"

Shout. (30 seconds.) Resurrect all dead party members in earshot with full Health and Energy. Affected party members deal 25...33% more damage. Affected party members die when it ends, but do not receive a death penalty. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 06060 Tango-recharge-darker.png aAny Deldrimor rankZ Eye of the North
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"We Shall Return!"

Shout. All party members in earshot are resurrected (25...45...50% Health and 5...17...20% Energy). 0 2525 Tango-energy.png 0 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png paragonaParagon CommandZ Nightfall
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Death Pact Signet

Signet. Resurrects target party member with your current Health and 15...83...100% maximum Energy. For 120 seconds, you die the next time this party member dies. 0 0 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist Restoration MagicZ Nightfall
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Death Pact Signet (PvP)

Signet. Resurrects target party member with your current Health and 15...83...100% maximum Energy. For 120 seconds, you die the next time this party member dies. 0 0 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist Restoration MagicZ Nightfall
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Eternal Aura

Enchantment Spell. You have +100 max health. End Effect: All party members in the area are Resurrected with 40...50% Health and 20...30% Energy. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png dervishaDervish Sunspear rankZ Nightfall
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Flesh of My Flesh

Spell. Resurrect target party member (half your current Health and 5...17...20% Energy). Lose half your Health. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 0 ritualistaRitualist Restoration MagicZ Factions
Flesh of My Flesh (PvP).jpg

Flesh of My Flesh (PvP)

Spell. Resurrect target party member (half your current Health and 5...17...20% Energy). Lose half your Health. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist Restoration MagicZ Factions
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Junundu Wail

Skill. Resurrect all dead junundu in earshot. If there are no enemies in earshot, gain 500 Health for each junundu in range. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png aAny Z Nightfall
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Light of Dwayna

Spell. Resurrects all dead party members in the area. (25% Health, zero Energy). 0 2525 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Z Prophecies
Lively Was Naomei.jpg

Lively Was Naomei

Item Spell. (45 seconds.) Drop effect: resurrects party members in the area (15...63...75% Health and zero Energy). 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 066 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist Restoration MagicZ Factions
Rebirth.jpg

Rebirth

Spell. Resurrects target party member (25% Health, 0 Energy). Teleports target to you. Disables target's skills (10...4...3 seconds). You lose all Energy. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 0 Tango-quest-icon.png monkaMonk Protection PrayersZ Core
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Renew Life

Touch Spell. Resurrects target party member (50% Health and 5...17...20% Energy). Heals allies within earshot for 55...115...130. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Healing PrayersZ Nightfall
Restoration.jpg

Restoration

Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...11...14 spirit (30 second lifespan). End effect: resurrects party members in the area with 5...41...50% Health and zero Energy. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist CommuningZ Factions
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Restoration (PvP)

Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 spirit (30 second lifespan). End effect: resurrects party members in the area with 5...41...50% Health and zero Energy. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 04545 Tango-recharge-darker.png ritualistaRitualist CommuningZ Factions
Restore Life.jpg

Restore Life

Touch Spell. Resurrects target party member (20...56...65% Health, 42...80...90% Energy). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Healing PrayersZ Prophecies
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Resurrect

Spell. Resurrects target party member (25% Health, 0 Energy). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png monkaMonk Z Core
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Resurrection Chant

Half Range Spell. Resurrects target party member at your current Health and with 5...29...35% Energy. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 066 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Healing PrayersZ Factions
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Resurrection Signet

Signet. Resurrects target party member (100% Health, 25% Energy). This signet only recharges when you gain a morale boost. 0 0 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png morale boostmorale boost Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png aAny Z Core
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Signet of Return

Signet. Resurrects target party member (5...13...15% Health and 1...3...4% Energy for each party member in earshot). 0 0 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png paragonaParagon LeadershipZ Nightfall
Signet of Return (PvP).jpg

Signet of Return (PvP)

Signet. Resurrects target party member (5...13...15% Health and 1...3...4% Energy for each party member in earshot). 0 0 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png paragonaParagon LeadershipZ Nightfall
Sunspear Rebirth Signet.jpg

Sunspear Rebirth Signet

Signet. Resurrect target dead ally [sic] at your location (full Health and 10% Energy for each Sunspear Rank attained). This signet only recharges when you gain a morale boost. 0 0 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png morale boostmorale boost Tango-recharge-darker.png aAny Sunspear rankZ Nightfall
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Unyielding Aura

Elite Enchantment Spell. Your Monk spells heal for +15...51...60%. End effect: a random other party member is resurrected with full Health and Energy and teleported to your location. -1 Tango-upkeep.png 055 Tango-energy.png 00.250.25¼ Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Divine FavorZ Prophecies
Unyielding Aura (PvP).jpg

Unyielding Aura (PvP)

Elite Enchantment Spell. Resurrects target party member (full Health, full Energy). End effect: this ally dies and leaves an exploited corpse. Does not incur a death penalty. 50% failure chance unless Divine Favor 5 or more. -1 Tango-upkeep.png 055 Tango-energy.png 03.003 Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png monkaMonk Divine FavorZ Prophecies
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Vengeance

Enchantment Spell. (30 seconds.) Resurrects target party member (full Health, full Energy). This ally deals 25% more damage and does not incur death penalty. End effect: this ally dies. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 044 Tango-activation-darker.png 03030 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png monkaMonk Z Prophecies

Items that resurrect party members[edit]

Skills that resurrect pets[edit]

Other resurrection-related effects[edit]

Monster-only resurrection skills[edit]

Skills that improve the effect of resurrection skills[edit]

Skills that suppress resurrection[edit]

Other in-game effects that cause resurrection[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Resurrection skills that return the target to 50% health (or less) will fail if the target's modified health is 1 point. For example, a 55 Monk with 60% Death Penalty cannot reliably be brought back to life by Light of Dwayna.
  • Players that swap weapons frequently might have trouble managing energy after being resurrected by a skill that only restores a fraction of their energy, especially if they were wielding their high energy set when dying.
Bug Bug.Resurrection skills can fail under a very narrow set of circumstances in which all of the following conditions are met:
  • The party has recently zoned into a new area.
  • Some of the players have not yet appeared due to lag.
  • Those present resign before the absent players appear.
  • Those players attempt to resurrect the team members who had resigned.
Bug Bug.The teleportation effect of a hero maintaining Unyielding Aura will work after the party dies due to resignation.