Poison Nova

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Corrosive Poison Cloud.png

Poison Nova

10.75¾ Activation time  
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (trait skill list)
Death Nova Death Nova
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Corruption. The target area is enveloped in a noxious cloud of poison.

 Damage.png Damage: 199 (0.75)?
 Damage.png Damage: 120 (0.45)?
 Poisoned.png Poison (5s): 168 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 2
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Poison
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Although this skill is classified as a corruption skill, it does not interact with Master of Corruption.

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Blood Magic Blood Magic


  • Distinct from the Death Nova explosion caused by Superior Rune of the Afflicted, which does not generate a combo field nor pulse.
  • When triggered via a minion death the physical damage uses the minion's stats instead of the Necromancer's. This results in approximately 699 base damage against a 2597 armor target.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 23, 2021
  • Reduced power coefficient from 0.6 to 0.45 in PvP only.
February 23, 2021
  • Reduced the power coefficient of the Poison Nova explosion from 0.75 to 0.6 in PvP only.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Poison Nova has been added to the game.