Dark Water

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the necromancer skill. For the jellyfish skill, see Dark Water (jellyfish). For the Jellyfish Battle Form skill, see Dark Water (Jellyfish Battle Form).

Dark Water.png

Dark Water

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Parent skill
Death Shroud.png Death Shroud
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Game link
Underwater.png This skill is the underwater replacement for: Dark Path
0.5½ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Dark Water

Blind and poison foes near your target with a dark cloud.

Damage.png Damage: 106 (0.4)?
Blinded.png Blindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Poisoned.png Poison (12s): 402 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 4
Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
Radius.png Radius: 120
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Blood Magic Blood Magic

Soul Reaping Soul Reaping


  • Damage value is calculated with the weapon strength of the active weapon before shroud is activated. Wiki value assumes unequipped value of 690.5

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 16, 2019
  • Reduced recharge from 15 seconds to 8 seconds. Reduced pulses from 7 to 4. Reduced duration from 6 seconds to 3 seconds.
December 12, 2017
  • Poison has been adjusted from 2 stacks for 6 seconds to 1 stack for 12 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill now applies 2 stacks of poison for 6 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Dark Water has been added to the game.