Spectral Mastery

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Soul Barbs.png

Spectral Mastery

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Soul Reaping
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Reduces recharge on spectral skills. Spectral skills last longer and grant life force on use.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Life Force: 5%
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%
 Duration.png Duration Increase: 20%

— In-game description


  • Spectral Grasp must hit an enemy to gain the extra life force, instead of being granted on-use.
  • The chill duration tooltip of Spectral Grasp is not affected, but the duration is increased.
Skill Recharge Traited
Spectral Armor.png
 Spectral Armor
30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time
Spectral Walk.png
 Spectral Walk
30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time
Spectral Grasp.png
 Spectral Grasp
35 Recharge time 28 Recharge time
Spectral Ring.png
 Spectral Ring
40 Recharge time 32 Recharge time
Lich Form.png
 Lich Form
150 Recharge time 120 Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 11, 2018
  • Soul Barbs: This trait has replaced Spectral Mastery in the Master tier. It grants a 10% damage increase to all attacks for 10 seconds whenever necromancers enter or exit a shroud.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Duration increase has been reduced from 50% to 20%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Master tier.
  • Added: Spectral skills last 50% longer and grant 5% life force on use.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Spectral Mastery has been added to the game.