Poison Nova

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Corrosive Poison Cloud.png

Poison Nova

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (trait skill list)
Death Nova Death Nova
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10.75¾ Activation time  
Poison Nova

Corruption. The target area is enveloped in a noxious cloud of poison.

Damage.png Damage: 319 (1.2)?
Damage.png Damage: 80 (0.3)?
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

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 17, 2023
  • Death Nova: Reduced the power coefficient from 0.6 to 0.3 in WvW only.
May 10, 2022
  • Reduced power coefficient from 0.75 to 0.6 in WvW only.
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.