Soul Grasp

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Soul Grasp

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
No related skill available in slot 1No related skill available in slot 2No related skill available in slot 3Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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55050, 55038
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0.5½ Activation time  3 Recharge time  
3 Ammunition
2 Ammunition
Soul Grasp

Release a disembodied hand to draw life force from your foe.

Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 248 (0.75)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Healing: 440 (0.2)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 660 (2.0)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Healing: 1,003 (0.2)?
Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (6s): +5% Incoming Damage, +5% Incoming Condition Damage
Vulnerability.png8 Vulnerability (6s): +8% Incoming Damage, +8% Incoming Condition Damage
Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 11%
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 12 seconds
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 15 seconds
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Spite Spite

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Reaper Reaper


  • For more information about Life Siphoning, refer to Life Steal.
  • This skill's projectile is homing, meaning that it will track its target for a certain amount of time.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 02, 2023
  • Increased power coefficient from 0.2 to 2.0 in PvE only. Increased base healing from 440 to 1,003 in PvE only.
September 13, 2022
  • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect cooldown and ammo count when using the Spiteful Talisman trait.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Ammunition recharge reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds. Ammunition count increased from 2 to 3.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Soul Grasp: Increased number of vulnerability stacks from 5 to 8.
April 23, 2019
  • Reaper's Touch reworked and renamed to Soul Grasp.
  • This skill has two casts. Each cast sends forth a disembodied hand to inflict vulnerability on foes, grant the necromancer life force, and steal health from a foe.
April 19, 2016
  • The recharge time of this skill has been reduced from 18 seconds to 15 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Focus skill range increased to 1200.
May 20, 2014
  • Corrected the skill fact to indicate that this skill has 4 bounces (5 hits).
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to have a larger bounce range than intended when the necromancer did not have the Spiteful Talisman trait.
April 15, 2014
  • This skill no longer uses a longer casting animation when traited with Spiteful Talisman.
  • Updated the skill fact to indicate the correct regeneration duration (5 seconds).
August 06, 2013
  • Updated the skill fact to display the proper regeneration amount.
June 25, 2013
  • Fixed an issue so that it now applies the vulnerability before the damage.
  • Updated the tooltip to state the correct amount of vulnerability.
June 11, 2013
  • Fixed a bug with this ability's damage that caused an inconsistency when not traited with Spiteful Talisman.
  • Damage while un-traited has been increased by 50%.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill applies 4 stacks of vulnerability per hit instead of 3.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Reaper's Touch added to the game.