Rending Claws

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Rending Claws

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Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Main hand axe
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
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Slash your foe twice with ghostly claws to make them vulnerable. Vulnerability applied increases against foes below the health threshold.

 Damage.png Damage (2x): 366 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage (2x): 244 (0.666)?
 Radius.png Health Threshold: 50%
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (7s): +2% Incoming Damage, +2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (6s): +2% Incoming Damage, +2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability below threshold (7s): +2% Incoming Damage, +2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability below threshold (6s): +2% Incoming Damage, +2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Reaper Reaper


  • Attack speed is 1.04 seconds per attack.
  • Vulnerability is applied before damage.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per hit from 0.5 to 0.333. Reduced vulnerability duration from 7 seconds to 6 seconds.
December 12, 2017
  • Increased damage by 13%.
May 16, 2017
  • Applies twice as much vulnerability while your target is below 50% health.
October 18, 2016
  • The damage of this ability has been increased by 15%.
September 29, 2015
  • Increased the range to 900.
  • Increased damage by 10%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • The animation for this skill no longer hides your off-hand weapon.
May 19, 2015
  • This skill has been given a new animation.
September 09, 2014
  • Reduced aftercast of this ability by 0.2 seconds.
February 26, 2013
  • Vulnerability application from this ability have been increased from 5 seconds to 7 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rending Claws has been added to the game.