Corrosive Poison Cloud

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the necromancer utility skill. For other skills with similar names, see Poison Cloud.

Corrosive Poison Cloud.png

Corrosive Poison Cloud

Not available underwater  Ground-targeted  
Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Training cost
2 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  30 Recharge time  
Corrosive Poison Cloud

Corruption. Weaken yourself and envelope[sic] the target area in a noxious cloud that blocks enemy missiles and poisons foes and leaves them weakened.

Poisoned.png4 Poison (2s): 268 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Weakness.png Self Weakness (6s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Miscellaneous effect.png Blocks Missiles
Duration.png Duration: 8 seconds
Duration.png Duration: 6 seconds
Radius.png Radius: 240
Combo.png Combo Field: Poison
Range.png Range: 900
Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic


  • This skill applies the listed effects to enemies five times. Once at creation then once every two seconds afterwards for eight seconds. The self-weakness is only applied once.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 28, 2022
  • Reduced duration from 8 seconds to 6 seconds in PvP only.
April 23, 2019
  • Skills that destroy missiles will now block missiles instead
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Fixed an issue that allowed this ability to block unblockable attacks.
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this skill to destroy projectiles that enter its area.
  • Increased the poison stacks from 3 to 4 stacks and reduced their duration from 3 seconds to 2 seconds.
  • Decreased the duration from 12 seconds to 8 seconds.
  • Increased the frequency pulses from every 3 seconds to every 2 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased the number of poison stacks from 1 stack for 3 seconds to 3 stacks for 3 seconds.
January 27, 2015
  • The casting time of this skill has been reduced from 1 second to 0.5 seconds.
  • The cooldown on this skill has been reduced from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Added an unblockable skill fact.
December 14, 2012
  • Updated Corrosive Poison Cloud's skill fact to display the proper duration of the applied conditions.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's duration tooltip has been corrected.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Corrosive Poison Cloud has been added to the game.