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Reaper's Shroud

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Reaper's Shroud

10 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Specialization
Reaper tango icon 20px.png Reaper
Slot
Profession mechanic
Sequence
Reaper's Shroud.png
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Exit Reaper's Shroud.png
Game link

Assume the form of a reaper and gain new skills, turning your life force into health.


— In-game description [?]

Skills[edit]

When under the effect of Reaper's Shroud, these skills replace the normal weapon skill bar. They can't be changed but can be upgraded through the use of traits.

Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
1
Life Rend.png
 Life Rend
0.5½ Cleave foes in front of you. This skill inherits traits from Life Blast.
Redirect Arrow.png
Life Slash.png
 Life Slash
0.5½ Cleave foes in front of you again. This skill inherits traits from Life Blast.
Redirect Arrow.png
Life Reap.png
 Life Reap
0.5½ Cleave foes around you, gaining life force for each foe struck. This skill inherits traits from Life Blast.
2
Death's Charge.png
 Death's Charge
10.25¼ 6 Slide forward, destroying projectiles in your path. Blind foes at your destination. This trait inherits traits from dark path.
3
Infusing Terror.png
 Infusing Terror
25 Shroud yourself with dark armor that grants stability and reduces most incoming damage. You may shatter this armor to fear foes around you.
Redirect Arrow.png
Terrify.png
 Terrify
0.5½ Detonate your armor to make foes around you flee in fear.
4
Soul Spiral.png
 Soul Spiral
20.75¾ 30 Spiral and damage nearby foes, dealing high damage. This skill inherits traits from Life Transfer.
5
Executioner's Scythe.png
 Executioner's Scythe
10.25¼ 30 Deliver a powerful overhand strike to stun a single target. Deals more damage the lower health the target is. Leaves behind a field of ice.

Related traits[edit]

See also: Death Shroud#Related traits

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

Unlike the Death Shroud, Reaper's Shroud's scythe overrides equipped weapon animations and effects. For example, when legendary weapons are equipped, the footfalls will not show when in Reaper's Shroud.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Reaper's Shroud has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • The weapon wielded in Reaper's Shroud counts as a hammer.