Death's Embrace

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Death's Embrace

10 Recharge time  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Spite (trait list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
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Inflict vulnerability when you strike a foe below the health threshold. Deal more damage while downed.

 Radius.png Health Threshold: 50%
 Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (8s): 5% Incoming Damage, 5% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (6s): 5% Incoming Damage, 5% Incoming Condition Damage

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced bonus damage while downed from 25% to 5%. Reduced vulnerability duration from 8 seconds to 6 seconds.
December 12, 2017
  • Increased vulnerability stacks from 1 to 5 and increased duration from 5 seconds to 8 seconds.
  • Increased enemy health threshold from 33% to 50%.
  • Vulnerability can now only be applied to the same foe once every 10 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Master minor tier.
  • Reduced damage increase while downed to 25%.
  • Added: Striking foes below 33% health inflicts 1 stack of vulnerability for 5 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Death's Embrace has been added to the game.