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Focused Siphoning

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Focused Siphoning

Revenant icon small.png Devastation (trait list)
Training cost
6 Hero points
Focused Siphoning

When you strike foes that have vulnerability, siphon life from them.

Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 97 (0.024)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 56 (0.003)?
Healing.png Life Siphon Healing: 104 (0.03)?
Healing.png Life Siphon Healing: 57 (0.006)?

— In-game description


  • For more information about Life Siphoning, refer to Life Steal.
  • Damage above shows the raw base damage for a level 80 character with 0 power, and the power-scaling coefficient. Weapon strength and target armor have no effect on damage.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
October 01, 2019
  • Increased base healing by 88% in PvE.
July 16, 2019
  • Increased power scaling by 400% in PvE only. Increased healing scaling by 400% in PvE only.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the base damage inflicted by this trait by 9% in PvE.
February 06, 2018
  • Increased the damage inflicted by this trait by 33% in PvE.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage dealt by 20% (PvE only).
July 26, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which life steal could trigger on targets without vulnerability.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Focused Siphoning has been added to the game.