Spinal Shivers

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Spinal Shivers

1 Activation time  20 Recharge time  

Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
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Chill your target and remove up to three boons, dealing extra damage based on the number of boons removed.

 Damage.png Damage—Three Boons: 867 (2.625)?
 Damage.png Damage—Two Boons: 619 (1.875)?
 Damage.png Damage—One Boon: 371 (1.125)?
 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 [?]


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

Related traits[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.