- 30m Range
- Tactical Skill
- Resistance: Cry
Skill Type: Buff
Reduces Power costs and harms your foe.
Ballads unlock Anthems and Codas.
- x - x Light Damage
-3% Power cost to all non-Anthem Skills
- +1% Tactical Damage to all Ballads, Codas, and Cries.
- +1% Healing to Outgoing Healing
- Expires if out of combat for 9 seconds.
- Cost: ... Power
- Cooldown: 1s
Level required: 6
Trait Branch and Set Bonuses
- The trait The Fundamentals from The Warrior-Skald Traits branch increases the damage of this skill by 5 to 25 percent.
- The trait Critical Strikes from The Warrior-Skald Traits branch increases the Tactical Critical Multiplier and Critical Chance of this skill by 1 to 5 percent.
- The trait Piercing Ballads from The Warrior-Skald Traits branch increases the Critical Chance of this skill by 3 to 15 percent (3 per Rank).
- The trait Emboldening Finish from The Warrior-Skald Traits branch enables a 10 to 30 percent chance for this skill to add 3 percent to the stacking damage enhancement activated by using the Coda.
- The trait Inspiring Finish from The Watcher of Resolve Traits branch enables a 10 to 30 percent chance for this skill to add 3 percent to the stacking Outgoing Healing enhancement activated by using the Coda.
- The trait Sharing a Story from The Protector of Song Traits branch enables a this skill to reset the Cooldown of on critical hit. If two points are invested in the trait then the Critical Chance of this skill is increased by 2.5 percent.
- The trait Perfect Performance from The Protector of Song Traits branch enables this skill to provide fellowship members with a percentage of the buffs it applies. This percentage ranges from 0.5 to 1.5 percent.
Legendary Item Legacies
- The Minstrel Weapon minor legacy Perfect Ballad Damage will increase the damage of this skill by 2 to 30 percent in increments of 3.5 percent.
- The Minstrel Songbook major legacy Target Resist Rating (Ballads) decreases an opponent's resistance to this skill.
Using this skill causes the Ballad Power Bonus effect to occur on yourself.