Necrotic Traversal

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Necrotic Traversal

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
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Necrotic Traversal

Sacrifice your flesh wurm, teleport to it, and poison foes.

Poisoned.png2 Poison (9s): 603 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 10%
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 240
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description


  • This skill has an instant cast time and may be cast during other actions.
  • You can activate this ability when out of range to teleport 1,200 units in the direction of your flesh wurm, sacrificing it as usual. In this instance, poison is applied at the location of the flesh wurm, not the player.
  • This skill's "teleport" is mechanically identical to a Shadowstep. Because of this, it is highly subjective to the terrain between the user and the target destination, and it will only work to instantly move to anywhere the user could easily reach by merely walking there without jumping. Using it while the wurm is on a spot that cannot be reached without jumping will only get the necromancer next to the first impassable obstacle, like a wall or the edge before a gap or raised platform.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Increased radius from 180 to 240.
December 12, 2017
  • Poison has been adjusted from 3 stacks for 6 seconds to 2 stacks for 9 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased the poison from 1 stack for 5 seconds to 3 stacks for 6 seconds. .
January 28, 2013
  • Fixed a bug which caused this skill's description to display an incorrect amount of poison damage.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Necrotic Traversal has been added to the game.