Putrid Curse

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Putrid Curse

0.5½ Activation time  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon slot 1
Activ. type
Blood Curse.png
Rending Curse.png
Putrid Curse.png
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Poison and bleed your foe.

 Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.5)?
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (40.5½s): 99 Damage
 Poison.png Poison (6s): 201 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Converted to Conditions: 1
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]


  • Has a distinctive sound and red "poison blotch" animation over target foe when activated.
  • Boons are converted as follows:
Boon Condition
Aegis.png Aegis Burning.png Burning (1 stack, 3 s)
Alacrity.png Alacrity Chilled.png Chilled (3 s)
Fury.png Fury Blinded.png Blinded (5 s)
Might.png Might Weakness.png Weakness (5 s)
Protection.png Protection Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (3 stacks, 8 s)
Quickness.png Quickness Slow.png Slow (3 s)
Regeneration.png Regeneration Poison.png Poison (6s)
Resistance.png Resistance Chilled.png Chilled (3 s)
Retaliation.png Retaliation Confusion.png Confusion (3 stacks, 5 s)
Stability.png Stability Fear.png Fear (1 s)
Swiftness.png Swiftness Crippled.png Crippled (10 s)
Vigor.png Vigor Bleeding.png Bleeding (2 stacks, 8 s)

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 22, 2018
  • Removed a tooltip that was displayed incorrectly.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill now also converts up to 1 boon into conditions along with its innate effects.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Rending Curse / Putrid Curse: Updated these skills with new icons.
September 29, 2015
  • Increased the poison duration from 4 seconds to 6 seconds.
  • Now also applies bleeding for 4.5 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the poison duration from 2 seconds to 4 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Putrid Curse has been added to the game.