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Corpse Tendrils

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Corpse Tendrils is a Necromancer skill from the Corpse & Macabre #2 skill tree. Its features are:

Grants Player Exploits Condition
Physical Dmg N/A
Pulls (CC)
Slows (CC)
Stuns (CC)
+ Blood Orb

'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.

Corpse Tendrils Details and Upgrades

Corpse Tendrils

Corpse Tendrils

Veins burst out of a Corpse, Pulling in enemies, Stunning (CC) them for 3 seconds, and dealing 20% damage to them.

Does not consume the Corpse.

Damage: Physical

Cooldown: 11 seconds

Lucky Hit Chance: 20%

Tags: Corpse, Corruption


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Enhanced Corpse Tendrils

Enemies who are in range of Corpse Tendrils are Slowed (CC) by 50% before being Pulled (CC).

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Blighted Corpse Tendrils

Corpse Tendrils has a 35% chance to drop a Blood Orb when damaging enemies.

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Plagued Corpse Tendrils

Enemies damaged by Corpse Tendrils are made Vulnerable for 3 seconds.

Items that work with Corpse Tendrils

The following items either:

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

Legendary Aspects

Aspect of Exposed Flesh
Resource Lucky Hit: Up to a 10% chance to generate 30 - 50 Essence when hitting a Vulnerable.


N/A Extraction Necromancer
Aspect of Grasping Veins
Offensive Gain 10 - 20% increased Critical Strike Chance for 6 seconds when you cast Corpse Tendrils. You deal 20 - 40% bonus Critical Strike Damage to enemies damaged by Corpse Tendrils.

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

Corrupted Grotto
Kehjistan Necromancer
Fastblood Aspect
Resource Blood Orbs reduce your Ultimate Cooldown by 1 - 1.5 seconds.


Iron Hold
Hawezar Necromancer
Splintering Aspect
Offensive Bone Spear's primary attack makes enemies hit beyond the first Vulnerable for 1.5 - 2.5 seconds. Bone Shards from Bone Spear deal 30 - 60% bonus damage to Vulnerable enemies and pierce them.

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

Guulrahn Slums(Map) Dry Steppes Necromancer

Unique Items


Blood Artisan's Cuirass

"The infamous Necromancer Gaza-Thul's mastery over blood magic was indisputable. Many suspect that upon his death, his skin was used to fashion this eldritch armor." - Barrett's Book of Implements

Type: Chest Armor
Class: Necromancer

Description: When you pick up 5 - 10 Blood Orbs, a free Bone Spirit is spawned, dealing bonus damage based on your current Life percent.


  • + % Blood Orb Healing
  • + % Damage for 4 secs after picking up a Blood Orb
  • + # Maximum Life
  • + # Ranks of Bone Spirit

Changes to Corpse Tendrils

Patch 1.1.0a, July 18, 2023

  • Range for auto-targeting Corpses on mouse and keyboard increased by 50%.

Patch 1-0-3, June 27, 2023