Plague Blast

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Life Blast.png

Plague Blast

0.5½ Activation time  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Parent skill
Death Shroud.png Death Shroud
Weapon slot 1
Game link
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Underwater.png This skill is the underwater replacement for: Life Blast

Blast a foe with a plague that transfers one condition to them.

 Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Transferred: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Soul Reaping


  • When cast, this skill removes one condition from you. When the projectile damages a foe, it copies the removed condition to that foe.
  • Damage value is calculated with the weapon strength of the active weapon before shroud is activated. Wiki value assumes unequipped value of 690.5
  • The trait Dhuumfire replaces this skill with the skill Dhuumfire.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
January 26, 2016
  • This skill now pierces by default.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Fixed a bug that caused the projectiles fired from these skills to not deal damage to the caster if they were reflected.
July 01, 2014
  • Renamed the skill to "Plague Blast" in order to clarify its unique functionality.
  • Updated the traits associated with this skill to specify that they work with Plague Blast in addition to Life Blast.
  • Fixed an issue in which the damage skill fact was lower than the actual value.
May 20, 2014
  • Enabled Dhuumfire with this skill.
  • Added a healing skill fact when traited with Renewing Blast.
June 25, 2013
  • Decreased the cast time and reduced the aftercast.
December 14, 2012
  • Updated projectile to fire from a more logical area of the necromancer.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's casting time has been reduced.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Plague Blast has been added to the game.