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Historic content quaggan icon.png This page contains information about a Guild Wars 2 trait that has been updated since its introduction.
Some of the information on this page no longer applies to the game as it currently exists.

For the current version of this trait, see Death Nova.

June 23, 2015

Death Nova.png

Death Nova

Specialization
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Death Magic
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Game link

Minions explode in a cloud of poison when they die. This effect also triggers when you are downed. When you kill an enemy, summon a Jagged Horror minion to fight by your side.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Jagged Horror Summon Recharge: 15 s
 Duration.png Jagged Horror Lifetime Duration: 30s

— In-game description

March 16, 2015

  • Trait XI.png Death Nova: This trait will now remain active when the necromancer enters the downed state.

April 15, 2014

  • Reanimator Reanimator: This trait has been merged into Trait XI.png Death Nova.
    • Summon a jagged horror whenever you kill a foe.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from properly activating when a player is down.
Trait XI.png

Death Nova

Specialization
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Death Magic
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major

Minions explode in a cloud of poison when they die. This effect also triggers when you are downed. When you kill an enemy, summon a Jagged Horror minion to fight by your side.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Jagged Horror Summon Recharge: 15 s
 Duration.png Jagged Horror Lifetime Duration: 30s

— In-game description

June 25, 2013

  • Trait XI.png Death Nova: Minions now deal damage when Death Nova is triggered.

May 28, 2013

November 15, 2012

  • Trait XI.png Death Nova: This skill now properly activates when using Taste of Death and Putrid Explosion.
    • The internal cooldown has been removed.
    • This skill's field duration is now 4 seconds, and the rate it pulses has been increased to every 2 seconds.
    • Its poison duration is 5 seconds per pulse.
Trait XI.png

Death Nova

Specialization
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Death Magic
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major

Whenever a minion dies, it explodes in a cloud of poison that lasts for 3 seconds.


— In-game description

Original version

Trait XI.png

Death Nova

Specialization
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Death Magic
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major

Whenever a minion dies, it explodes in a cloud of poison that lasts for 3 seconds.


— In-game description