Lingering Curse

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Lingering Curse

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Curses (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
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Condition damage is increased while wielding a scepter. 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 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.