Summon Flesh Golem

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Summon Flesh Golem

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
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Flesh Golem
Training cost
9 Hero points
Game link
10.5½ Activation time  48 Recharge time  
Summon Flesh Golem

Minion. Summon a flesh golem to attack foes with crippling claws.

Damage.png Damage: 578 (0.3)?
Damage.png Final Strike Damage: 963 (0.5)?
Crippled.png Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

See also: Minion#Related traits

Flesh Golem[edit]

Primary article: Flesh Golem

Note that the skills listed below has a chance to become a critical hit and deal ~50% more damage.

  • The flesh golem attacks with a sequence:
    • Slash - Basic melee attack. Deals 600-700 damage to medium armor at level 80.
    • Fist - Special melee attack. Deals ~50% more damage than Slash.
  • The underwater version of this skill only uses a single attack repeatedly:
    • Bite - Basic melee attack. Deals 1000-1100 damage to medium armor at level 80 and inflicts 1 second of Crippled.


  • Like most minions, it produces Life Force upon death.
  • Becomes available at level 31, like all other elite skills.
  • It does around 670 DPS unbuffed.
  • Changes appereance underwater, taking on the look of a Risen Shark visually. Does not affect functionality, but changes its auto attack.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 21, 2021
  • Reduced the flesh golem's base health from 12,706 to 8,895 in PvP only.
July 10, 2018
  • This skill can now be used underwater.
May 20, 2014
  • Updated the damage skill facts to scale with Training of the Master.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Summon Flesh Golem has been added to the game.


Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Animate Flesh Golem.
  • In Beta Weekend #1 the Flesh Golem was available underwater but did not have swimming animations.