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Shadow Flare

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Shadow Flare

Not available underwater  0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye
Shadow Flare.png → Shadow Swap.png
Training cost
15 Hero points
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Cantrip. Throw an orb of shadow magic that damages nearby foes at your targeted location. You may reactivate this skill to swap places with the orb. Deals increased damage to your marked target.

 Damage.png Damage: 160 (0.6)?
 Damage.png Damage Increase against Mark: 50%
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 24, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that allowed a thief to have more than one flare out at a time.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill no longer scales damage with the amount of malice a thief has and instead deals 50% more damage to the marked target.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Shadow Flare has been added to the game.