Poison Master

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Poison Master.png

Poison Master

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Wilderness Survival
Game link
External links

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 Poisoned (8s): 536 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness

— In-game description


  • 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.