Grim Specter

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Grim Specter

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Parent skill
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 Lich Form
Weapon slot 5
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Lose all conditions and send out a claw that explodes at the target area. The claw and explosion rip boons from foes and cure conditions on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 464 (1.56)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 9
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 12
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]


  • Actual attack speed is approximately 1.1 seconds, rather than 3/4 seconds (0.75 seconds) as mentioned ingame.
  • Damage in PvE is calculated with 772.5 weapon strength.
  • Damage in PvP is calculated with 922.5 weapon strength.
 Damage.png Damage: 554 (1.56)?

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 30, 2014
  • Grim Specter and Marked for Death: Updated the accuracy of skill facts for damage.
June 03, 2014
  • Updated the skill facts to show the number of boons (9) and conditions (12) removed as well as the maximum number of targets (5).
  • Updated the skill description to better reflect the skill's functionality.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from removing conditions from allies in the explosion radius.
June 25, 2013
  • This ability can now be cast while moving.
  • This skill is now unblockable.
April 30, 2013
  • The Grim Specter now strips boons from enemies and conditions from allies when it reaches its target point instead of only when the missile hits a target.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Grim Specter has been added to the game.