Spiteful Spirit (trait skill)

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Unholy Feast.png

Spiteful Spirit

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Spiteful Spirit Spiteful Spirit
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Spiteful Spirit

Cripple nearby foes and convert their boons into conditions. Gain resolution for each foe you strike. Converts additional boons on foes below the health threshold.

Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 27 (0.1)?
Radius.png Health Threshold: 50%
Resolution.png Resolution (3s): Incoming condition damage decreased by 33%.
Crippled.png Cripple (5s): -50% Movement Speed
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Range.png Range: 600
Critical Chance.png Cannot Critical Hit

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Spite Spite

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Reaper Reaper

Scourge Scourge


Although the 2023-06-27 update changed this skill to remove boons instead of converting them into conditions, the tooltip textual description still mentions boon conversion. The skill fact icons are correct.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Spiteful Spirit: This trait now removes boons instead of converting them into conditions.
May 11, 2021
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 0.4 to 0.1. Reduced number of boons corrupted from 2 to 1. Reduced additional boons corrupted against foes under 50% health from 2 to 1.
December 11, 2018
  • The damage of this trait has been increased by 25% in PvE, and it will no longer be able to critically hit foes in all game modes.
October 16, 2018
  • The area-of-effect damage inflicted by this trait has been split and will now use a 50% reduced value in PvP and WvW.
November 07, 2017
  • The attack caused by this trait now converts 2 additional boons on targets below 50% health.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to be nonfunctional while underwater.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from granting retaliation.
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to fail to display the number of boons converted.
  • Increased the number of boons converted from 1 to 2.
July 26, 2016
  • The version of Unholy Feast that this trait executes will now include the player's weapon damage.
January 26, 2016
  • Unholy Feast (trait skill) has been added to the game.
  • This trait's recharge has been removed.
  • The attack from this trait is now referred to as "Spiteful Spirit" in the combat log instead of "Unholy Feast," and its particle effects have been updated.

See also[edit]