Many skills are named after a person, place or thing. This is a list chronicling them.
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.
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.
All of the item spells Ritualists use are named after a hero from the past. Following are skills which have information about the hero.
- Destructive Was Glaive
- Lady Glaive was a corsair pirate captain.
- Protective Was Kaolai
- Kaolai was a canthan hero.
- Vocal Was Sogolon
Zojun was a canthan hero.
Other Named Skills
- Alkar's Alchemical Acid
- Named for High Priest Alkar, who gives you this skill.
- Bonetti's Defense
- Named for Bonetti.
- Jamei's Gaze
- Named for Jamei, a canthan monk.
- Karei's Healing Circle
- Named for Karei, a canthan hero.
- Kitah's Burden
- Named after Kitah, a canthan hero.
- Galrath Slash
- Named after Galrath, a krytan renegade.
- Silverwing Slash