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SKILL LINE

SIPHONING

SIPHONING

Category: Nightblade
Other skill lines in Nightblade : Assassination and Shadow

The Siphoning skill-line is part of the Nightblade toolkit and has a focus on offensive drain abilities and sustain. In addition to powerful abilities, you can also select passives that increase your support capabilities and ultimate regeneration even further. The Siphoning skill-line is the third out of three Nightblade focused skill-lines.
Ultimate abilities
Soul Shred icon Soul Shred Soul Shred
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Ravage nearby enemies' souls with a night rune, dealing 3486 Magic Damage and stunning them for 4 seconds. An ally can target a ravaged enemy and activate the Soul Leech synergy, dealing 3122 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.
arrow Soul Siphon icon Soul Siphon Soul Siphon
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Sanctify your soul and the souls of nearby allies with a night rune, healing for 3600 Health and an additional 9384 Health over 4 seconds. You and your allies will also receive Major Vitality, increasing your healing received by 16% for 4 seconds. An ally can target a nearby enemy and activate the Soul Leech synergy, dealing 3122 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.

Heals you and your allies instead of damaging and stunning enemies.
arrow Soul Tether icon Soul Tether Soul Tether
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Ravage nearby enemies' souls with a night rune, dealing 3600 Magic Damage, healing for half the damage, and stunning them for 4 seconds. Ravaged enemies are tethered to you for 8 seconds, and while they remain within 10 meters, you siphon 627 Health from them every second. An ally can target a ravaged enemy and activate the Soul Tether synergy, dealing 3122 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.

You heal for half the initial damage caused, and enemies hit are tethered to you. You deal constant damage and heal while tethered.
Active abilities
Strife icon Strife Strife
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Steal an enemy's life force, dealing 1452 Magic Damage and healing you or a nearby ally for 50% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.
arrow Funnel Health icon Funnel Health Funnel Health
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Steal an enemy's life force, dealing 1498 Magic Damage and healing you or 2 other nearby allies for 50% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.

Heals up to 2 targets instead of 1.
arrow Swallow Soul icon Swallow Soul Swallow Soul
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Steal an enemy's life force, dealing 2160 Magic Damage and healing you for 35% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.

Drastically increases damage. Heal is decreased and only targets self.
Malevolent Offering icon Malevolent Offering Malevolent Offering
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Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for 3486 Health but draining your own Health over 8 seconds.
arrow Healthy Offering icon Healthy Offering Healthy Offering
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Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for 3600 Health but draining your own Health over 8 seconds. While your Health is being drained you gain Minor Mending, increasing your healing done by 8%.

Grants you Minor Mending after casting, increasing your healing done.
arrow Shrewd Offering icon Shrewd Offering Shrewd Offering
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Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for 3600 Health but draining your own Health over 8 seconds.

Reduces the cost.
Cripple icon Cripple Cripple
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Sap an enemy's agility and wrack them with pain, dealing 3480 Magic Damage over 10 seconds and reducing their movement speed by 30% for 4 seconds.
arrow Crippling Grasp icon Crippling Grasp Crippling Grasp
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Sap an enemy's agility and wrack them with pain, dealing 1199 Magic Damage and an additional 2900 Magic Damage over 10 seconds, immobilizing them for 2 seconds, and reducing their movement speed by 30% for 4 seconds.

Converts some of the damage over time into more up front damage, and immobilizes the enemy on impact.
arrow Debilitate icon Debilitate Debilitate
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Sap an enemy's agility and wrack them with pain, dealing 3594 Magic Damage over 10 seconds and reducing their movement speed by 50% for 4 seconds. Each tick applies the Overcharged status effect, inflicting Minor Magickasteal for 4 seconds, causing you and your allies to restore 168 Magicka every 1 second when damaging the target.

Increases the snare potency and each tick applies the Overcharged status effect.
Siphoning Strikes icon Siphoning Strikes Siphoning Strikes
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Imbue your weapons with soul-stealing power, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to heal you for 1440 Health for 20 seconds. Fully-charged Heavy Attacks restore twice the value.
arrow Leeching Strikes icon Leeching Strikes Leeching Strikes
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Imbue your weapons with soul-stealing power, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to heal you for 1452 Health and restore 106 Stamina for 20 seconds. Fully-charged Heavy Attacks restore twice the value. You restore up to 4270 additional Stamina when the effect ends, based on the length of time Leeching Strikes was active.

Converts into a Stamina ability. Restores Stamina when you Light and Heavy Attack and when the effect ends.
arrow Siphoning Attacks icon Siphoning Attacks Siphoning Attacks
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Imbue your weapons with soul-stealing power, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to heal you for 1452 Health and restore 106 Magicka for 20 seconds. Fully-charged Heavy Attacks restore twice the value. You restore up to 4270 additional Magicka when the effect ends, based on the length of time Siphoning Attacks was active.

Restores Magicka when you Light and Heavy Attack and when the effect ends.
Drain Power icon Drain Power Drain Power
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Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing 1742 Magic Damage to all nearby enemies. If an enemy is hit, you gain Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20% for 20 seconds.
arrow Power Extraction icon Power Extraction Power Extraction
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Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing 1742 Disease Damage to all nearby enemies. If an enemy is hit, you apply Minor Cowardice to them for 10 seconds, reducing their Weapon and Spell Damage by 215 and you gain Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20% for 20 seconds.

Converts to a Stamina ability that deals Disease damage. Applies Minor Cowardice to enemies hit.
arrow Sap Essence icon Sap Essence Sap Essence
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Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing 1742 Magic Damage to all nearby enemies and healing you and your allies for 599 plus 20% more for each enemy hit. If an enemy is hit, you gain Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage by 20% for 20 seconds.

Also heals you and your allies. Heal is stronger for each enemy hit.
Passive abilities
Catalyst icon Catalyst Catalyst
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After drinking a potion you gain 20 Ultimate.
Magicka Flood icon Magicka Flood Magicka Flood
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Increases your Max Magicka by 8% while a Siphoning ability is slotted.
Soul Siphoner icon Soul Siphoner Soul Siphoner
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Increases your healing done by 3% for each Siphoning ability slotted. Current bonus: 0%.
Transfer icon Transfer Transfer
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Casting a Siphoning ability while in combat generates 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 4 seconds.

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