Dhuumfire

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the trait. For the Death Shroud skill, see Dhuumfire (death shroud skill).

Dhuumfire.png

Dhuumfire

Specialization
Necromancer icon small.png Soul Reaping (trait list)
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
External links
API

Shroud skill 1 inflicts burning on your target.

 Burning.png Burning (3s): 393 Damage

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Transform skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Trait skills that are improved by this trait

Notes[edit]

  • This trait replaces the Death Shroud skill Life Blast with the skill Dhuumfire and the Death Shroud underwater skill Plague Blast with the underwater skill Dhuumfire.
  • When used with the Scourge elite specialization, this trait:
    • Has a per-target cooldown of 1 second in PvE and 5 seconds in PvP and WvW.
    • Applies 3 seconds of burning in PvE and 1 second in PvP and WvW.
    • Will cause all shade skills to inflict Burning, due to shade skills causing Manifest Sand Shade to strike when cast.
  • When used with the Harbinger elite specialization, this trait applies 1 second of burning in all game modes.

Traited tooltip[edit]

 Burning.png Burning (3s): 393 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Time: 1 second
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Time: 5 seconds
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (3s): 393 Damage
Despite the tooltip, on Harbingers this trait only applies 1s of burning in PvP and WvW.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 17, 2021
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this trait to activate multiple times without triggering its internal cooldown when used with scourge specialization skills.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) When using the scourge elite specialization, burning duration has been reduced from 3 seconds to 1 second.
July 11, 2018
  • The scourge's internal cooldown for this skill has been reduced from 3 seconds to 1 second in PvE only.
July 10, 2018
  • This trait now has a cooldown when used in conjunction with the scourge specialization. This cooldown is set at 5 seconds in PvP and WvW and 3 seconds in PvE.
December 12, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from inflicting burning when multiple scourge profession skills were activated at the same time.
November 07, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing this trait from properly inflicting burning on use of scourge shroud skills.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed a bug with this trait that caused the skill facts on shroud skill 1 to omit the damage within a range of 600.
  • Corrected an issue in which the Dhuumfire version of shroud skill 1 would deal less damage than intended.
  • Fixed a bug in which Dhuumfire was a shorter range than shroud skill 1.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Soul Reaping Grandmaster tier.
  • Removed internal cooldown.
  • Traits that previously referred to specific skills available while in Death Shroud now refer to specific skills as Shroud Skill 1, Shroud Skill 4, etc.
April 15, 2014
  • This trait has been changed so that it will make Life Blast inflict 3 seconds of burning with a 10-second recharge.
  • This trait is no longer split between PvP and PvE.
July 26, 2013
  • In competitive PvP only, burning duration caused by this trait has been reduced from 4 seconds to 2 seconds.
  • Burning duration is still 4 seconds in other areas of the game.
June 25, 2013
  • Dhuumfire has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • This skill is named after Dhuum.
  • Possibly a reference to hellfire.