Dark Pact

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Dark Pact

1 Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Main hand dagger
Weapon slot 3
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Immobilize your foe. Bleed yourself.

 Damage.png Damage: 440 (1.2)?
 Immobile.png Immobilize (3s): Unable to move.
 Bleeding.png2 Self-Bleeding (10s): 440 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Converted to Conditions: 2
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Converted to Conditions: 1
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Blood Magic Blood Magic[edit]


  • Boons are converted as follows:
Boon Condition
Aegis.png Aegis Burning.png Burning (1 stack, 3 s)
Alacrity.png Alacrity Chilled.png Chilled (3 s)
Fury.png Fury Blinded.png Blinded (5 s)
Might.png Might Weakness.png Weakness (5 s)
Protection.png Protection Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (3 stacks, 8 s)
Quickness.png Quickness Slow.png Slow (3 s)
Regeneration.png Regeneration Poisoned.png Poisoned (6s)
Resistance.png Resistance Chilled.png Chilled (3 s)
Retaliation.png Retaliation Confusion.png Confusion (3 stacks, 5 s)
Stability.png Stability Fear.png Fear (1 s)
Swiftness.png Swiftness Crippled.png Crippled (10 s)
Vigor.png Vigor Bleeding.png Bleeding (2 stacks, 8 s)

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Reduced number of boons corrupted from 2 to 1.
May 08, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill is no longer split between game modes and will now use a 15-second cooldown instead of the 25- and 20-second cooldowns it previously used.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced the cooldown from 25 seconds to 20 seconds in PvP and WvW.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill has been unsplit from PvP and now uses the higher damage value in all game modes.
June 20, 2017
  • The damage of this skill has been increased by 33% in PvP only.
May 16, 2017
  • Increased damage by 20%.
  • Now inflicts 2 stacks of bleeding on you for 10 seconds.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill now also converts up to 2 boons into conditions along with its innate effects.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Dark Pact has been added to the game.