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NameDread Shade
ClassNecromancer level 30 skill
DescriptionTarget minion takes 3% max health per second for each second the shade has been active, but it and minions around it deal 25% more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
CooldownNo cooldown
Mana cost30
Scaling TagsSpellBuffIntelligence
Scaling
Per Point of Intelligence:
  • +2% Mana Efficiency
Skill Tree Nodes
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StatsDescription
Dread Shade0
    Target minion takes 3% max health per second for each second the shade has been active, but it and minions around it deal 25% more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Wisdom of the Dead3
    • Mana Efficiency +13% per point
    Dread Shade costs less mana.
    Martyrdom1
    • Armour Per Intelligence 25
    • Faster Health Decay 25%
    Dread Shade now grants minions armor based on your intelligence, but Dread Shade decays your minions faster.
    Coterie1
    • Maximum Shades +1
    You can cast an additional Dread Shade.
    Frenzied Phantom5
    • Frenzy Duration (seconds) +1 per point
    Dread Shade now grants frenzy to affected minions for a fixed duration after being cast.
    Scorching Brand1
    • Haste Duration (seconds) 1
    • Ignites Minion Each Second
    Dread Shade now grants the targeted minion Haste, but Dread Shade also applies a stack of ignite to the targeted minion each second.
    Lingering Doom3
    • Reduced Health Decay 10% per point
    Dread Shade decays your minions more slowly.
    Spectral Distance1
    • Buffs Minions Not Inside Area
    • Area +100%
    Dread Shade affects a larger area, but buffs minions outside of the area instead.
    Pernicious Pact1
    • No Health Decay
    • Everlasting Poison Applied Each Second
    Dread Shade no longer decays your minions' health, but instead inflicts a stack of Everlasting Poison each second.
    Doomed Wrath3
    • Damage +20% per point
    When used on an Abomination or Wraith, Dread Shade grants that minion more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Egoism1
    • Minion Always Crits
    • Cooldown (seconds) +6
    The minion targeted by Dread Shade now always critically strikes, but Dread Shade now has a cooldown.
    Deadlock1
    • Taunts Enemies
    • Minion Rooted
    Dread Shade now roots the targeted minion and causes it to taunt enemies around it.
    All For One1
    • Damage +100%
    • No Aura Buffs
    Dread Shade grants the targeted minion significantly more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers), but Dread Shade no longer buffs other minions.
    Blind Fury1
    • Increased Cast Speed 50%
    • Increased Attack Speed 50%
    • Blinds Your Minion
    Dread Shade now increases the attack and cast speed of the targeted minion, but blinds it as well.
    Dying Coven3
    • Attack Speed +15% per point
    • Cast Speed +15% per point
    Dread Shade grants affected minions increased attack and cast speed.
    Duskheart4
    • Damned Chance +25% per point
    Minions affected by Dread Shade have a chance to inflict Damned to enemies they hit.
    Dying Light3
    • Damned Stacks +1 per point
    Dread Shade now inflicts Damned each second to all enemies and friendly minions in its area.
    Spectral Presence4
    • Area +25% per point
    Dread Shade affects minions in a larger area.
    Grim Fate4
    • Area +25% per point
    • Damage +15% per point
    • Faster Health Decay 25% per point
    Dread Shade affects minions in a larger area and grants more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers), but the targeted minion's health decays more quickly.
    Bane of Death3
    • Mark For Death Duration (seconds) +3 per point
    Dread Shade applies Mark for Death to nearby enemies and minions when it expires. Mark for Death is a curse that reduces all resistances by 25%. It cannot stack.
    Final Grasp3
    • Sacrifice Casts 1 per point
    When any of your minions targeted by Dread Shade dies, it casts Sacrifice on additional minions.
    Enemy of My Enemies1
    • Attach To Enemy
    • Max Duration (seconds) 10
    Dread Shade now attaches to enemies instead, still buffing your minions, but Dread Shade now has a shorter duration. This does not buff or drain the health of enemies.
    Symbiotic Apparition1
    • Yourself And Allies Affected
    You and your allies are affected by Dread Shade's aura.
    Doom Brand1
    • Doom Brand On Minions
    Dread Shade now drains the health of other minions, and marks them with Doom Brand. When they die, the brand explodes dealing necrotic spell damage to surrounding enemies.
    Dark Binding5
    • Doom Brand Damage +40% per point
    Doom Brand deals more damage (multiplicative with other modifiers).
    Flesh Harvest3
    • Increased Buff Effect Per 3% Missing Health 1% per point
    Dread Shade grants increased effect of all its buffs for each 3% of missing minion health.
    Dread Plague1
    • Spirit Plague On Expiration
    Dread Shade applies Spirit Plague to a nearby enemy whenever it expires.
    Infernal Dread1
    • Refresh Infernal Shade Duration On Cast
    Casting Dread Shade refreshes the duration of your Infernal Shades.