Fear of Death

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Fear of Death

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Your fear effects have increased durations. Inflicting fear generates life force.

 Duration.png Duration Increase: 100%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 15%

— In-game description

Necromancer abilities that inflict fear[edit]

Related Traits
Skills that convert Stability to Fear

Upgrade components that apply fear[edit]


Upgrade components that increase fear duration[edit]


Condition durations, that fear is counted as, have ceiling of 100% increase. Therefore these runes do not increase fear duration past traits 100%


Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 11, 2018
  • The fear-duration bonus of this trait has been increased to 100%. It no longer causes fear when the necromancer is in a downed state. Instead, it now grants 15% life force upon inflicting a foe with fear. This effect has a 5-second internal cooldown.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Master tier.
  • Added: Fear duration is 50% longer.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fear of Death has been added to the game.