Spinal Shivers

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Spinal Shivers

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 empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
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1 Activation time  
16 Recharge time
20 Recharge time
Spinal Shivers

Chill your target and remove up to three boons, dealing extra damage based on the number of boons removed.

Damage.png Damage—Three Boons: 1,321 (4.0)?
Damage.png Damage—Three Boons: 867 (2.625)?
Damage.png Damage—Two Boons: 1,156 (3.5)?
Damage.png Damage—Two Boons: 619 (1.875)?
Damage.png Damage—One Boon: 991 (3.0)?
Damage.png Damage—One Boon: 371 (1.125)?
Damage.png Damage—No Boons: 825 (2.5)?
Damage.png Damage—No Boons: 165 (0.50)?
Chilled.png Chilled (5s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 3
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Spite Spite

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Reaper Reaper

Scourge Scourge


  • If this skill triggers boon applications like Metaphysical Rejuvenation, the new boons won't be affected
  • Chilled is applied before damage.
  • This skill is unblockable by Aegis. Aegis on target is removed by this skill.
This skill is sometimes blocked by the Aegis boon.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 02, 2023
  • Increased power coefficients from 2.0/2.375/2.75/3.125 to 2.5/3.0/3.5/4.0 in PvE only.
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Recharge reduced from 20 seconds to 16 seconds. Damage multiplier on targets with no boons increased from 0.75 to 2, one boon from 1.125 to 2.375, two boons from 1.875 to 2.75, and three boons from 2.625 to 3.125. Fixed an issue that caused incorrect damage to be displayed in the tooltip of this skill.
October 02, 2018
  • The base damage and bonus damage of this skill have been increased by 50%.
July 26, 2016
  • This skill casts approximately 0.25 seconds faster than before.
April 19, 2016
  • Increased the damage when removing two and three boons by 25% and 40% respectively.
July 28, 2015
  • Removed an incorrect unblockable skill fact from this skill. While this skill does remove aegis before striking, it is not unblockable.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Focus skill range increased to 1200.
October 15, 2013
  • Added a damage fact for each damage value based on the boons the target currently has on them.
April 30, 2013
  • Updated damage facts to indicate damage dealt based on boons removed.
February 26, 2013
  • This ability now deals bonus damage for each boon that it removes.
    • One boon removed deals 50% extra damage,
    • two boons deals 100% extra, and
    • three boons removed will grant an extra 150% damage to the ability.
January 28, 2013
  • Fixed a bug which caused this skill to enter its full cooldown if used when facing away from the target.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's casting effects and audio are now consistent with or without the Spiteful Talisman trait.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill now properly removes aegis rather than being blocked by it.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Spinal Shivers has been added to the game.


See also[edit]