Poison Master

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Poison Master.png

Poison Master

Ranger icon small.png Wilderness Survival (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
Poison Master

Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.

 Damage.png Damage Increase: 25%
 Poisoned.png2 Poison (8s): 536 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Miscellaneous effect.png Combat Only

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Pet skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Traits that are improved by this trait

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

  • Refined Toxins Refined Toxins — While you are above the health threshold, your strikes inflict poison. While your pet's health is above the health threshold, its strikes inflict poison.

Druid Druid

Untamed Untamed


  • The poison scales from your condition damage, not your pet's.
  • Applies Poison Master.png Poison Master while in combat.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 23, 2019
  • This trait no longer grants poison on the next attack when swapping pets. It now grants this effect upon the use of a beast skill.
March 05, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to fail if the ranger was in a downed state. Fixed a bug that prevented the effect applied by this trait from being removed when the ranger's pet's attack failed to hit.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Reduced poison damage increase to 25%.
  • Increased poison duration to 8 seconds.
  • Increased poison stacks to 2.
April 15, 2014
  • Poison Master has been added to the game.