Tainted Shackles

From Guild Wars 2 Wiki
Jump to navigationJump to search

Tainted Shackles.png

Tainted Shackles

Necromancer icon small.png Necromancer (skill list)
Parent skill
Death Shroud.png Death Shroud
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
Game link
0.25¼ Activation time  30 Recharge time  
Tainted Shackles

Shroud. Begin binding nearby enemies with your life force, pulsing out conditions; they can break this binding if they get far enough away from you. Bound foes are immobilized if the binding finishes.

Damage.png Damage: 332 (1.25)?
Torment.png2 Torment (12s): 528 Damage, 763 Damage if Foe Is Stationary
Revealed.png Revealed (5s): You cannot stealth
Immobile.png Immobilize (2s): Unable to move.
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Duration.png Duration: 4 seconds
Interval.png Interval: 1 second
Radius.png Radius: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Curses Curses

Death Magic Death Magic

Blood Magic Blood Magic

Soul Reaping Soul Reaping


Despite the tooltip indicating that it scales from offhand weapon strength, the actual damage seems to be based on unequipped weapon strength 690.5.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 16, 2019
  • Reduced recharge from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
October 02, 2018
  • The torment duration per pulse has been increased from 10 seconds to 12 seconds. The immobilize duration has been increased from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds. The final impact's damage has been increased by 25% and will now inflict torment in addition to immobilize.
May 16, 2017
  • Updated the skill fact to correctly indicate that this skill applies 5 seconds of Revealed when hitting an enemy.
May 16, 2017
  • This skill will now apply 5 seconds of Revealed to enemies the first time it successfully hits.
July 01, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of targets (5).
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for immobilize.
  • Added a duration skill fact.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill now uses radius instead of range.
August 06, 2013
  • This skill's damage tooltip now displays the appropriate damage.
June 25, 2013
  • Tainted Shackles has been added to the game.