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Blight

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Blight is a Necromancer skill from the Core skill tree. Its features are:

Creates Condition Exploits Condition
Shadow Dmg (DoT) N/A
Increased Dmg
Slows (CC)
Immobilizes (CC)
Core
Darkness

'Creates Condition' means this skill creates this condition i.e it could make a target Vulnerable that other skills can take advantage of. 'Exploits Condition' means this skill takes advantage of a condition, not necessarily of its own making. So for example another skill might Stun and this skill could take advantage of that.


Blight Details and Upgrades

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Blight

Unleash concentrated blight that deals 40% damage and leaves behind a defiled area, dealing 17% damage over 6 seconds.

Lucky Hit Chance: 40%
Damage: Shadow Damage
Tags: Core, Darkness

Upgrades

Enhanced Blight Upgrade

Enhanced Blight

Blight's defiled area Slows enemies by 25% .

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Supernatural Blight

You and your Minions deal x 20% increased damage to enemies within Blight.

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Paranormal Blight

Blight has a 30% chance to Immobilize (CC) enemies for 2.5 seconds on impact.


Other Skills that work with Blight

The following skills either:

  • Create a condition Blight can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Blight creates
Blight Creates Skills that Exploit This Condition
Slows (CC) Plagued Corpse Explosion
Core Imperfectly Balanced (p)
Darkness Reaper's Pursuit | Crippling Darkness | Gloom | Terror | Shadowblight (p)
Blight Exploits Skills that Create This Condition
N/A


Items that work with Blight

The following items either:

  • Grant a bonus when using Blight
  • Create a condition Blight can exploit
  • Exploit a condition Blight creates

Legendary Aspects

Accelerating Aspect
Offensive Critical Strikes with Core Skills increase your Attack Speed by 9.0%[+] for 5 seconds.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction All
Aspect of the Long Shadow
Offensive Lucky Hit: Your Shadow Damage Over Time effects have a 14.0% chance to generate 3 Essence. Damage from your Shadowblight Key Passive will always generate 2 Essence.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction Necromancer
Aspect of Might
Defensive Basic Skills grant 20.0% Damage Reduction for 1.5 seconds.

Helm, Chest, Pants, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

Dark Ravine
(Map)
Dry Steppes All
Aspect of Shared Misery
Utility Lucky Hit: When you hit a Crowd Controlled enemy, there is up to a 34% chance for that Crowd Control effect to spread to another unaffected enemy.

Helm, Chest, Gloves, Boots, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

Oblivion
(Map)
Hawezar All
Aspect of the Expectant
Offensive After attacking enemies with a Basic Skill, increase the damage of your next Core Skill cast within 5 seconds by 4%[x], up to 30%[x].

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Underroot
(Map)
Codex of Power All
Assimilation Aspect
Resource You have 8%[+] increased Dodge Chance. When you Dodge, Fortify for 4% of your Maximum Life.

Ring

N/A Extraction All
Exploiter's Aspect
Utility You have 20%[+] increased Crowd Control Duration. While enemies are Unstoppable, you deal 24%[x] increased damage to them.

Helm, Chest, Gloves, Boots, Shield, Amulet (+50%)

N/A Extraction All
Rapid Aspect
Offensive Basic Skills gain 14%[+] Attack Speed.

Gloves, Offhand, 1H Weapon, 2H Weapon (+100%), Ring, Amulet (+50%)

Buried Halls
(Map)
Dry Steppes All

Unique Items

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Banished Lord's Talisman

"His name has been lost to history, but to have been exiled from a land as cursed as Hawezar, his deeds must have been truly depraved." - Scholar's Notes

Type: Ancestral Unique Amulet
Class: All Classes

Description: After you spend 275 of your Primary Resource, your next All Classes_Skill_Tree#Core|Core Skill is guaranteed to Overpower. Your Critical Strikes that Overpower deal [20 - 60]%[x] increased damage.

  • +25.0% Resistance to All Elements

Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • [5.0 - 12.0]% Resource Generation
  • +[21.0 - 42.0]% Overpower Damage
  • +[1.8 - 5.0]% Critical Strike Chance
  • +1 to Core Skills
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Bloodless Scream

"My companion swung her odd weapon in a wide arc, and our pursuer stopped short. The look of horror on his face as his body fell to pieces will haunt me forever." - The Ebon Pages, Canto II, Verse XI

Type: Ancestral Unique Two-Handed Scythe
Class: Necromancer

Description: Your Darkness Skills Chill enemies for up to 100% and deal [100 - 150]%[x] increased damage to Frozen (CC) enemies.Lucky Hit: Your Darkness Skills have up to a 100% chance to generate [15 - 20] additional Essence against Frozen (CC) targets.

  • +228 Life On Kill

Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • +[21.0 - 35.0]% Darkness Damage
  • +[14.0 - 28.0]% Damage to Chilled Enemies
  • +[76 - 104] Intelligence
  • +[38.0 - 80.0]% Cold Resistance
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Doombringer

Whenever this ancient sword has reappeared throughout history, it portends a time of great strife, as well as a devastating loss of life.

Type: Ancestral Unique Sword
Class: Barbarian, Necromancer, Rogue

Description: Lucky Hit: Up to a 25% chance to deal 450 Shadow damage to surrounding enemies and reduce their damage done by 20% for 5 seconds.

  • +17.5% Critical Strike Damage

Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • +19.5% Core Damage
  • +17.5% Damage
  • Lucky Hit: Up to a 5% Chance to Heal +1,058 Life
  • 26.0% Maximum Life
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Godslayer Crown

"The Sahptev faithful believe in a thousand and one gods. If it takes me as many lifetimes, I will find and kill them all." - Gaspar Stilbian, Veradani Outcast"

Type: Unique Helm
Class: All

Description: When you Stun (CC), Freeze (CC), or Immobilize (CC) an Elite enemy, or damage a Boss, it Pulls (CC) In Nearby enemies. You deal [30 - 60]%[x] increased damage to them for 3 seconds. This effect can only occur once every 12 seconds.


Affixes:

  • % Cooldown Reduction
  • + % Crowd Control Duration
  • + # Maximum Life
  • + % Damage
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Greaves of the Empty Tomb

"The massive door to my family's crypt, which had taken a dozen men to close, was thrown open. Had I known the horrors to come I never would have set foot inside!" -The Ebon Pages, Canto I, Verse VII

Type: Ancestral Unique Boots
Class: Necromancer

Description: Create Desecrated Ground beneath your Sever spectres as they travel, damaging enemies for [90 - 120] Shadow damage over 2 seconds.


Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • +[10.5 - 17.5]% Movement Speed
  • [4.2 - 7.0]% Essence Cost Reduction
  • +[4.4 - 10.0]% Shadow Lucky Hit Chance
  • [5.0 - 12.0]% Damage Reduction from Shadow Damage Over Time-Affected Enemies
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Melted Heart of Selig

"Do not allow your passions to become obsessions. Fuel the fire that burns within you, but it is madness to allow yourself to become ash to please an uncaring universe." - Last words of Master Selig

Type: Ancestral Unique Amulet
Class: All Classes

Description: Gain 60 Maximum Resource.When taking damage, 75% is drained as 2 Resource for every 1% of Maximum Life you would have lost.

  • +25.0% Resistance to All Elements

Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • +36 All Stats
  • +17.5% Movement Speed
  • +70.5% Damage while Healthy
  • 12.0% Resource Generation
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Mother's Embrace

"Every tome, every scroll, every book in this temple produces the same answer. The only being willing to stand against the Eternal Conflict, against the Prime Evils, was Lilith." - Elias

Type: Ancestral Unique Ring
Class: All Classes

Description: If a All Classes_Skill_Tree#Core|Core Skill hits 4 or more enemies, [30 - 50]% of the Resource cost is refunded.

  • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements
  • +10.0% Shadow Resistance

Affixes: (Item Power 925)
  • +[10 - 18] All Stats
  • +[3.2 - 6.0]% Lucky Hit Chance
  • +[14.0 - 21.0]% Critical Strike Damage
  • +[403 - 873] Maximum Life
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Paingorger's Gauntlets

Crafted from fragments of Duriel's carapace, wearing these gloves, or being struck by them, causes an agonizing sensation akin to pushing one's hands through a thousand shards of glass.

Type: Ancestral Unique Gloves
Class: All Classes

Description: Damaging enemies with a Non-Basic Skill cast marks them for 3 seconds. When a Basic Skill first hits a marked enemy, the Basic Skill's damage is echoed to all marked enemies, dealing [100 - 200]%[x] increased damage.


    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +[18.5 - 39.5]% Basic Damage
    • +[4.4 - 10.0]% Attack Speed
    • +[10 - 18] All Stats
    • +[3.0 - 8.0]% Critical Strike Chance
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    Ring of Starless Skies

    "Yours is the power to pluck the stars from the heavens with the ease of a child gathering fruit from the bough." - Unknown

    Type: Ancestral Unique Ring
    Class: All Classes

    Description: Spending your Primary Resource reduces the Resource cost of your Skills and increases your damage by 10%[x] for 3 seconds, up to 40%[x].

    • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements
    • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements

    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +6.0% Lucky Hit Chance
    • +5.0% Critical Strike Chance
    • +17.5% Critical Strike Damage
    • +19.5% Core Damage
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    X'Fal's Corroded Signet

    Skulking in the shadows of the Realm of Destruction, the Scarred Baron plots the downfall of the mortal who banished him there.

    Type: Ancestral Unique Ring
    Class: All Classes

    Description: Lucky Hit: Your damage over time effects have up to a 50% chance to erupt, dealing [1,350 - 1,650] damage of the same type to surrounding enemies.

    • +10.0% Resistance to All Elements
    • +10.0% Fire Resistance

    Affixes: (Item Power 925)
    • +[20 - 28] All Stats
    • +[14.0 - 28.0]% Damage Over Time
    • +[3.2 - 6.0]% Lucky Hit Chance
    • [4.2 - 7.0]% Cooldown Reduction


    Paragon Glyphs

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    Advantage

    Magic: Barbarian / Necromancer / Sorcerer

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Willpower purchased within range, you gain + 1.1% increased damage to Crowd Controlled targets.
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    Control

    Rare: Necromancer / Sorcerer / Rogue

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Intelligence (Necro) purchased within range, you deal + 2% (lvl 1) - 10% (lvl 21) increased damage to Crowd Controlled targets.
    • For every 5 Intelligence (Rogue) / 5 Dexterity (Sorc) purchased within range, you deal 3% (lvl 1) - 15% (lvl 21) increased damage to Crowd Controlled enemies.

    Additional Bonus:

    • You (and your Minions, necro only) deal x 10% increased damage to Slowed (CC) or Chilled (CC) enemies or, instead, x 20% increased damage to Stunned (CC) or Frozen (CC) enemies.

    Requirements: 40 Int (Necro), 25 Int (Rogue), 25 Dex (Sorc) (in radius range)

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    Darkness

    Rare: Necromancer

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Intelligence purchased within range, you deal + 1.3% (lvl 1) - 6.6% (lvl 21) increased Shadow damage.

    Additional Bonus:

    • Whenever you or your Minions deal Shadow damage to an enemy, that enemy deals 2% reduced damage, up to 10%, for 5 seconds.

    Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)

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    Scourge

    Rare: Necromancer

    Bonus:

    • For every 5 Intelligence purchased within range, you deal + 1.3% (lvl 1) - 6.6% (lvl 21) increased Shadow Damage over time(DoT).


    Additional Bonus:

    • You and your Minions deal x 10% increased damage to enemies affected by Shadow Damage over time (DoT) effects.

    Requirements: 40 Intelligence (in radius range)


    Item Affixes

    The following Affixes are particularly useful with Blight

    Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Legs Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand Shield
    Ranks in Blight
    [2 - 3]
    Core Skill Damage
    [12.5 - 19.5%]
    Core Skill Damage
    [25 - 39%]
    Darkness Skill Damage
    [10.5 - 17.5%]
    Shadow Damage
    [10.5 - 17.5%]
    Shadow Damage Over Time
    [12.5 - 19.5%]
    Damage Over Time
    [7 - 14%]
    Damage Over Time
    [14 - 28%]
    Damage to Slowed Enemies
    [16.5 - 23.5%]
    Damage to Slowed Enemies
    [33 - 47%]
    Damage to Affected by Shadow Damage Over Time Enemies
    [14 - 28%]
    Damage to Crowd Controlled Enemies
    [5 - 12%]
    Damage to Crowd Controlled Enemies
    [10 - 24%]
    Staff: Damage to Crowd Controlled Enemies
    [35%]
    Crowd Control Duration
    [5 - 12%]
    Basic Skill Attack Speed
    [4.4 - 10%]
    Damage Reduction from Affected By Shadow Damage Over Time Enemies
    [7 - 14%]
    Attribute Amulet Ring Helm Chest Legs Gloves Weap 1H Weap 2H Off-Hand Shield


    Changes to Blight

    Patch 1.3.3, March 5, 2024

    • Impact damage increased by 33.3%.
    • Damage over time increased by 10.5%.
    • Paranormal Blight - Immobilize duration increased from 1.5 to 2.5 seconds.
    • Supernatural Blight - Damage bonus increased from [x]15% to [x]20%.

    Patch 1.3.0, January 23, 2024

    • Damage over time increased from 80% to 95%.