Plague Blast

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Life Blast.png

Plague Blast

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Parent skill
Death Shroud.png Death Shroud
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Game link
Underwater.png This skill is the underwater replacement for: Life Blast
0.5½ Activation time  
Plague 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]

Spite Spite

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Blood Magic Blood Magic

Soul Reaping 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.