Echo (skill type)

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Echo
Number of skills 16
Elite skills 2
Supertype Skill
Subtype None
Disambig icon.png This article is about the skill type. For the Mesmer elite, see Echo. For skill chaining using Echo, see Echo chain.

Echoes are skills that have an additional effect whenever a Shout takes effect or ends on an ally.

Mothusi, Expert Paragon

Skill type. An echo is a type of Paragon skill that provides a duration-limited benefit to a single non-spirit ally. Echoes have an energy cost, an activation time, and an aftercast delay. Although they cannot be removed (ending only on expiration or death), Echoes are less powerful than other skills with similar benefits.

Game mechanics[edit]

  • Chants or shouts that cause instant effects do not trigger echoes, since the chant/shout effect must actually end (i.e. appear and disappear from the Effects Monitor). For example, "Never Give Up!" will not trigger echoes.

Variations[edit]

All but two Echoes belong to one of two skill types:

Maintaining Refrains[edit]

If trying to maintain Refrains during and between fights, the following skills are optimal depending on the targets that are affected by the Refrain.

A chant or shout does not end if it is reapplied before it expires, so skills that increase their duration (i. e. Enduring Harmony and Vocal was Sogolon) can disrupt Refrains. Similarly, skills that reduce the recharge time of chants and shouts (such as Serpent's Quickness or Time Ward) must be played around carefully to avoid this issue.

List of echoes[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeAttributeCampaign
Aggressive Refrain.jpg Aggressive Refrain Echo. (5...21...25 seconds.) You attack 25% faster. Renewal: whenever a chant or shout ends on you. You have -20 armor. 0 2525 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall
Bladeturn Refrain.jpg Bladeturn Refrain Echo. (20 seconds.) Target ally has 5...17...20% chance to block. Renewal: Whenever a chant or shout ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png CommandZ Nightfall
Bladeturn Refrain (PvP).jpg Bladeturn Refrain (PvP) Echo. (20 seconds.) Target ally has +10...34...40 armor against slashing damage. Renewal: Whenever a chant or shout ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png CommandZ Nightfall
Blazing Finale.jpg Blazing Finale Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Inflicts Burning condition (1...6...7 second[s]) to adjacent foes whenever a chant or shout ends on target ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall
Blazing Finale (PvP).jpg Blazing Finale (PvP) Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Inflicts Burning condition (1...3...3 second[s]) to adjacent foes whenever a chant or shout ends on target ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall
Burning Refrain.jpg Burning Refrain Echo. (20 seconds.) Inflicts Burning condition (1...3...3 second[s]) if target ally hits a foe with more Health. Renewal: Whenever a chant or shout ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall
Enduring Harmony.jpg Enduring Harmony Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Chants and shouts last 50% longer on target ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall
Energizing Finale.jpg Energizing Finale Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Target ally gains 1 Energy whenever a shout or chant ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png MotivationZ Nightfall
Finale of Restoration.jpg Finale of Restoration Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Target ally gains [sic] 15...63...75 Health whenever a shout or chant ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png MotivationZ Nightfall
Finale of Restoration (PvP).jpg Finale of Restoration (PvP) Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Target ally gains [sic] 15...63...75 Health the next 5 times a shout or chant ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png MotivationZ Nightfall
Hasty Refrain.jpg Hasty Refrain Echo. (3...9...11 seconds.) Target ally moves 25% faster. Renewal: every time a chant or shout ends on this ally. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Eye of the North
Heroic Refrain.jpg Heroic Refrain Elite Echo. (3...13...15 seconds.) Target ally gains +1...3...3 to all attributes. Renewal: every time a chant or shout ends on this ally. Cannot target spirits. PvE Skill 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Core
Mending Refrain.jpg Mending Refrain Echo. (15 seconds.) Target ally has +2...3...3 Health regeneration. Renewal: whenever a chant or shout ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.pngMotivationZ Nightfall
Mending Refrain (PvP).jpg Mending Refrain (PvP) Echo. (15 seconds.) You have +2...3...3 Health regeneration. Renewal: whenever a chant or shout ends on you. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png MotivationZ Nightfall
Purifying Finale.jpg Purifying Finale Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) Target ally loses one condition whenever a chant or shout ends on that ally. Cannot target spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png MotivationZ Nightfall
Soldier's Fury.jpg Soldier's Fury Elite Echo. (10...30...35 seconds.) You attack 33% faster and gain 33% more adrenaline if under the effects of a shout or chant. You have -20 armor. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png LeadershipZ Nightfall