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Siphon

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Siphon

0.5½ Activation time  18 Recharge time  
Profession
Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Specialization
Specter icon small.png Specter
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Steal
Game link
External links
API

Steal.

 Skill fact text only icon.pngEnemy target: Steal your foe's shadow, slowing them for a period of time while gaining shadow force.
 Slow.png Slow (5s): Skills and actions are slower.
 Slow.png Slow (3s): Skills and actions are slower.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Shadow Force Gain: 25
 Miscellaneous effect.png Shadow Force Gain: 15
 Skill fact text only icon.pngAlly target: Grant your target barrier and reduce the cooldown of Siphon. If you are in shroud, transfer your tether to the target.
 Barrier.png Barrier: 1,428 (0.5)?
 Siphon.png Shrouded Ally: Entering Shadow Shroud without an ally targeted will attach you to your siphoned ally. Breaks if you move outside of the range of Shroud.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Allied Target Recharge Reduction: 50
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Trickery Trickery

Specter Specter

  • Dark Sentry Dark Sentry — Apply Rot Wallow Venom to allies you grant barrier to. Outgoing healing to allies is increased. Rot Wallow Venom effect cannot apply to yourself.
  • Amplified Siphoning Amplified Siphoning — Gain increased shadow force when hitting a foe with Siphon. Grant increased barrier when targeting an ally.
  • Shadestep ShadestepSiphon now grants you barrier when targeting enemies, and it revives allies when targeting them. Shadowstepping breaks your barrier and grants it to nearby allies, proportional to the number of allies affected.

Notes[edit]

  • Your character will occasionally shout out one of the following lines upon using this skill:
    • "Thanks for sharing." (enemy)
    • "I'll ? your shadow." (enemy)
    • "Gift from the shadows." (ally)
    • "Back to the fight!" (ally)

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 30, 2022
  • (PvP only) Reduced shadow force gained from 25% to 15%. Reduced slow duration from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
March 29, 2022
  • Fixed a bug that caused the incorrect cooldown to occur when targeting a fully defeated ally.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Siphon has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
October 26, 2021