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Death's Charge

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Death's Charge

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Reaper icon small.png Reaper
Parent skill
Reaper's Shroud.png Reaper's Shroud
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Game link
10.25¼ Activation time  6 Recharge time  
Death's Charge

Shroud. Slide forward, destroying projectiles in your path. Blind foes at your destination. This skill inherits traits from Dark Path.

Damage.png Initial Strikes (8x): 528 (2.0)?
Damage.png Initial Strikes (8x): 128 (0.48)?
Damage.png Final Strike: 432 (1.625)?
Damage.png Final Strike: 346 (1.3)?
Blinded.png Blindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Blast Radius: 240
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
Range.png Range: 600

— 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
There are 9 initial strikes instead of 8 making the skill coefficient actually 2.25 and the correct tool tip damage 594

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • (PvE only) Increased power coefficient of initial strikes from 0.125 to 0.25. Fixed an issue that prevented the damage of the initial strikes from being listed on this skill's tooltip.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient of initial strikes from 0.125 to 0.06. Reduced power coefficient of final strike from 1.625 to 1.3.
November 07, 2017
  • Increased damage by 25%.
February 22, 2017
  • Increased damage by 30%.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Death's Charge has been added to the game.