Many skills are named after a person, place or thing. This is a list chronicling them.

Deity Skills

Many skills in Guild Wars are named after the five primary gods.


Balthazar: God of War and Fire.


Dwayna: Goddess of Life and Air.


Grenth: God of Death and Ice.


Lyssa: Twin Goddess of Beauty and Illusion


Melandru: Goddess of Earth and Nature.


Although not one of the five gods, Deldrimor still has a skill named after him.

Historical figure named skills

These skills are still named after a person, but are not related to one of the gods.

Rodgort's Skills

These skills are named after Rodgort, see their article for more details.


These skills are named after Teinai, a canthan elementalist.

Verata the Necromancer

These skills are named after Verata, a wayward necromancer.

Ritualist Heros

All of the item spells Ritualists use are named after a hero from the past. Following are skills which have information about the hero.


Zojun was a canthan hero.

Other Named Skills

See also

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