Lingering Curse

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Lingering Curse

Necromancer icon small.png Curses (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
Lingering Curse

Your condition damage is increased. Conditions inflicted by scepter skills have longer durations, and Feast of Corruption becomes Devouring Darkness.

Condition Damage attribute.png Condition Damage: +200
Duration.png Duration Increase: 50%

— In-game description


  • Only the base durations are increased, thus not counting towards the maximum condition duration.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 17, 2021
  • The bonus condition damage granted by this trait now applies with any weapon, not only scepter.
August 28, 2018
  • The condition damage gained from this trait has been increased from 150 to 200. This trait also changes Feast of Corruption into a new, area-affecting version called Devouring Darkness.
September 29, 2015
  • Decreased effectiveness of the condition-duration extension to 50%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: Gain 150 condition damage while wielding a scepter.
  • Duration increase for scepter conditions has been increased to 100%.
October 15, 2013
  • This trait will no longer increase the duration of blind on the Deathly Swarm.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lingering Curse has been added to the game.