Soul Grasp/history

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Historic content quaggan icon.png This page contains information about a Guild Wars 2 skill that has been updated since its introduction.
Some of the information on this page no longer applies to the game as it currently exists.

For the current version of this skill, see Soul Grasp.

April 23, 2019

  • This skill has been significantly reworked, and it has been renamed Soul Grasp.
  • 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.
Soul Grasp.png

Soul Grasp

0.5½ Activation time  3 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon
Focus
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

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

 Range.png Range: 1,200
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 15 seconds
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 11%
 Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (6s): 5% Incoming Damage, 5% Incoming Condition Damage
 Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 248 (0.75)?
 Healing.png Life Siphon Healing: 440 (0.2)?

— In-game description [?]

April 19, 2016

  • Reaper's Touch: The recharge time of this skill has been reduced from 18 seconds to 15 seconds.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon
Focus
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 248 (0.75)?
 Regeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 Heal
 Vulnerability.png4 Vulnerability (10s): 4% Incoming Damage, 4% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 4
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

June 23, 2015

  • Focus skill range increased to 1200.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon
Focus
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 229 (0.750)?
 Regeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 Heal
 Vulnerability.png4 Vulnerability (10s): 4% Incoming Damage, 4% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 4
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description [?]

May 20, 2014

  • Reaper's Touch: Corrected the skill fact to indicate that this skill has 4 bounces (5 hits).
  • Reaper's Touch: 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.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon
Focus
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 229 (0.750)?
 Regeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 Heal
 Vulnerability.png4 Vulnerability (10s): 4% Incoming Damage, 4% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 4
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

April 15, 2014

  • Reaper's Touch: 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

  • Reaper's Touch: Updated the skill fact to display the proper regeneration amount.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Profession
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon
Focus
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 151 (0.750)?
 Regeneration.png Regen (5s): 650 Heal
 Vulnerability.png4 Vulnerability (10s): 4% Incoming Damage, 4% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of bounces: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

June 25, 2013

  • Reaper's Touch: Fixed an issue so that it now applies the vulnerability before the damage.
    • Updated the tooltip to state the correct amount of vulnerability.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 151
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of bounces: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

June 11, 2013

  • Reaper's Touch: 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%.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 151
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of bounces: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

November 15, 2012

  • Reaper's Touch: This skill applies 4 stacks of vulnerability per hit instead of 3.
Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 151
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of bounces: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Original version

Soul Grasp.png

Reaper's Touch

0.75¾ Activation time  18 Recharge time  

Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 151
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of bounces: 4
 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 3%
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]