Skale Venom

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the thief skill. For the consumable of the same name, see Skale Venom (consumable).

Skale Venom.png

Skale Venom

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
30 Recharge time  
Skale Venom

Venom. Apply vulnerability and torment with your next few attacks.

Skale Venom.png4 Skale Venom (24s): Your attacks inflict vulnerability and torment.
Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (10s): +1% Incoming Damage, +1% Incoming Condition Damage
Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (6s): +1% Incoming Damage, +1% Incoming Condition Damage
Torment.png Torment (3s): 66 Damage, 95 Damage if Foe Is Stationary
Torment.png Torment (5s): 110 Damage, 159 Damage if Foe Is Stationary
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Attacks: 4
Duration.png Duration: 24 seconds
Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

Deadeye Deadeye

Specter Specter


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Torment duration decreased from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced vulnerability duration from 10 seconds to 6 seconds.
October 18, 2016
  • The recharge time of this ability has been reduced from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Its duration has been reduced from 30 seconds to 24 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • When you use a venom skill, you apply the effects to all nearby allies as well.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All venoms now naturally have one additional charge.
August 06, 2013
  • The buff provided when this skill is activated will now properly display the remaining number of charges.
June 25, 2013
  • Replaced weakness with torment.
January 28, 2013
  • The number of uses on this skill's effect will now decrease if an attack lands or if the attack is negated by Blind, Block, Evade, Obstructed, or Invulnerable.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Skale Venom has been added to the game.