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Disambig icon.png This article is about the trait. For the achievement, see Entanglement (achievements).

Fire for Effect.png

Fire for Effect

Deadeye icon small.png Deadeye (trait list)
Training cost
10 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Recharge time
Fire for Effect

Using a stolen skill grants additional boons to allies around you. Stolen skills will always be Steal Time, regardless of the target's profession.

Might.png8 Might (12s): 240 Condition Damage, 240 Power
Might.png8 Might (6s): 240 Condition Damage, 240 Power
Fury.png Fury (12s): +25% Critical Chance
Fury.png Fury (12s): +20% Critical Chance
Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • This trait no longer requires a target to grant boons to allies. Additionally, equipping this trait guarantees that the stolen skill will be Steal Time, regardless of the target's profession.
June 28, 2022
  • Fury: Critical chance bonus increased from 20% to 25% in PvE only.
  • (Undocumented) Maximum targets reduced from 10 to 5.
August 31, 2021
  • The boons granted by this trait will now prioritize players within a party, then within a squad, before being applied to other potential targets.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced might duration from 12 seconds to 6 seconds.
May 08, 2018
  • This trait now applies fury for 8 seconds to affected targets in addition to might.
February 06, 2018
  • Reduced internal cooldown on this trait from 1 second to 0.5 seconds to better sync with stolen-skill recharge.
November 07, 2017
  • Added a 1-second internal cooldown to this trait.
  • This trait now grants might around the player and the marked target regardless of distance, but it can only grant might to the same target once per activation of the trait.
  • Might applied has been reduced from 10 stacks for 15 seconds to 8 stacks for 12 seconds.
  • Increased might application radius from 240 to 360.
September 24, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that caused the allied effect ring from this trait to play on the wrong target.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Fire for Effect has been added to the game.