Spectral Walk

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Spectral Walk

50 Recharge time  4 Hero point  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
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Create a shadowy tether and become spectral, gaining life force when struck. You may return to your initial position by using Spectral Recall.

 Spectral Walk.png Spectral Walk (10s): Gain life force when taking damage.
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (30s): 33% Movement Speed
 Miscellaneous effect.png Gain life force when taking damage: 2%
 Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Soul Reaping[edit]


  • Spectral Walk lasts for 10 seconds, after which you can no longer use Spectral Recall.
  • If not on both utility sets, moving from land to water (or vice versa) while under the effects of Spectral Walk will cause all swiftness to be removed.
  • Switching Spectral Walk for another utility while Spectral Recall is up will also cause all swiftness to be removed, regardless of source.
  • Can be used in combination with Spectral Armor
  • There is a one second cooldown on gaining life force.
  • Spectral Walk ends if the necromancer teleports to a waypoint.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 10, 2018
  • The effect icon for this skill has been changed to match up with the skill icon.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Removed one of the unique enhancements from visibility because it had no function.
  • Increased duration from 8 seconds to 10 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • Reduced the cooldown from 60 seconds to 50 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill can no longer be activated while in midair.
September 09, 2014
  • This skill now ends if the necromancer teleports to a waypoint.
July 23, 2013
  • Incoming hits now grant 2% life force; has a 1-second internal cooldown.
  • This spectral skill now grants life force while Spectral Armor is active.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill now sets its underwater slot appropriately on recharge.
October 22, 2012
  • Removing this skill from a skill slot while it's active will now remove all benefits gained from activating the ability.
October 01, 2012
  • This skill now stops granting life force when struck if the player activates Death Shroud, Plague, or Lich Form.
September 25, 2012
  • This skill has been updated to be more active and to work properly with its recharge trait.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Spectral Walk has been added to the game.


  • The effect used to be implemented in Death Shroud in early development.
  • The effect used to automatically return you to where you casted it after 8 seconds, unless you prevented it with Sever Spectral Bond. It was changed on September 25, 2012 "to be more active."