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Soulcleave's Summit

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Soulcleave's Summit

Not available underwater  Ground-targeted  
Revenant icon small.png Revenant (skill list)
Renegade icon small.png Renegade
Legendary Renegade
Soulcleave's Summit.png
 → Dismiss Lieutenant Soulcleave.png
Ofela Soulcleave
Training cost
20 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  5 Energy  -5 Upkeep  3 Recharge time  
Soulcleave's Summit

Legendary Renegade. Summon Lieutenant Ofela Soulcleave to grant your allies' strikes incredible bloodthirst, inflicting damage and restoring health. Soulcleave will also strike enemies and heal allies in the area when you use a Legendary Renegade skill.
Lieutenant Soulcleave can only empower players to siphon life once per interval, and does not benefit nonplayers.

Damage.png Additional Strike Damage: 213 (0.8)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 325 (0.1)?
Damage.png Life Siphon Damage: 325 (0.04)?
Healing.png Life Siphon Healing: 578 (0.5)?
Healing.png Life Siphon Healing: 392 (0.12)?
Healing.png Healing: 714 (0.25)?
Soulcleave's Summit.png Soulcleave's Summit: Your outgoing strikes deal additional damage and restore your health.
Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
Interval.png Interval: 1 second
Radius.png Radius: 360
Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Salvation Salvation

Devastation Devastation

Renegade Renegade


  • For more information about Life Siphoning, refer to Life Steal.
  • The damage done when allies attack scales with the renegade's power, but not with any outgoing damage modifiers, including weapon strength, vulnerability, and target armor.
  • The healing done when allies attack scales with the renegade's healing power, but not with outgoing healing power.
  • Kalla occasionally shouts "Lieutenant, take the field!" on use.
  • Lasts for 22 seconds, if energy hasn't been depleted.
  • Dismiss Lieutenant Soulcleave puts this skill on 1 second cooldown instead of the 3 seconds listed if it pulsed at least once.
  • The tooltip has an incorrect heal scaling for PvE and WvW thus the value will be too low if the player has healing power.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 19, 2024
  • Legendary Renegade summons are no longer targetable.
  • Reduced the casting time from 1 second to 0.5 seconds. Reduced the energy cost from 10 to 5. Reduced the energy upkeep cost from 6 to 5. In addition to its current effects, Lieutenant Ofela Soulcleave will now strike nearby enemies and heal nearby allies whenever another warband member is summoned.
May 02, 2023
  • Life-siphon damage coefficient increased from 0.04 to 0.1 in PvE only.
August 17, 2021
  • Energy upkeep cost has been reduced from 8 to 6.
May 25, 2021
  • Soulcleave's Summit: Increased healing by 50% in all game modes.
May 11, 2021
  • Life stealing can now trigger a maximum of once per second for each affected target.
February 02, 2021
December 01, 2020
  • Reduced healing from life stealing from 328 to 262 in PvP only.
August 11, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that could allow the Soulcleave spirit to remain after switching away from Legendary Renegade Stance.
July 28, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent energy from draining correctly while the spirit was active.
July 07, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this skill to continue to drain energy after it was canceled.
  • Reduced life-stealing base heal from 386 to 328 in PvP only. Reduced life-stealing healing coefficient from 0.2 to 0.08 in PvP only.
November 19, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from acting as a fire field.
March 26, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that could cause group-prioritization issues.
May 08, 2018
  • The aftercast of this skill has been significantly decreased.
  • Energy upkeep is no longer split between game modes and will now use the lower 8-energy upkeep cost in all modes.
February 06, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the fire-field tooltip from displaying.
  • Reduced the upkeep energy cost from 9 to 8 in PvP and WvW.
September 24, 2017
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this skill to remain active after mounting.
  • Added a 1-second delay between casts. (This is the same delay as other maintenance abilities.)
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Soulcleave's Summit has been added to the game.