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Grave Lord is one of three class skill lines available to Necromancers. Abilities in this line focus on dealing damage. Known abilities in this skill are listed below.

Skill Perks[edit]

The Grave Lord skill line is immediately available to all Necromancers, and is leveled up by earning experience while Grave Lord skills are slotted. Skills include: Notes

  • The numbers displayed here are the base values for the skills. Magicka/Stamina Cost is based on a character of Level 50 Champion Points160. Damage values are based on Max Magicka/Stamina 7958, Max Health 8744, and Weapon/Spell Damage 1037. The actual numbers you see in the game may depend on a variety of factors, including skill line rank, your equipped weapons and armor, other skills, enchantments, etc. As such, they should only be used as a comparative reference.
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Ultimate Abilities[edit]

These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Frozen Colossus.png Frozen Colossus 12 Instant Ground 28 meters 8 meters 3 seconds 225 Ultimate
CRIMINAL ACT. Unleash a frostbitten Flesh Colossus to pulverize enemies in the area. The Colossus smashes the ground three times over 3 seconds, dealing [7377 / 7458 / 7540 / 7620] Frost Damage with each smash. Each smash applies Major Vulnerability to any enemy hit for 3 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 30%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Pestilent Colossus.png Pestilent Colossus Deals Disease Damage. The Colossus deals more damage with each smash.
CRIMINAL ACT. Unleash a pestilent Flesh Colossus to pulverize enemies in the area. The Colossus smashes the ground three times over 3 seconds, dealing [7624 / 7707 / 7792 / 7875], [8384 / 8476 / 8568 / 8661], and [9145 / 9245 / 9347 / 9447] Disease Damage with the first, second, and third smash. Each smash applies Major Vulnerability to any enemy hit for 3 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 30%.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Glacial Colossus.png Glacial Colossus The final smash stuns all enemies hit.
CRIMINAL ACT. Unleash a frostbitten Flesh Colossus to pulverize enemies in the area. The Colossus smashes the ground three times over 3 seconds, dealing 7624 Frost Damage with each smash. The final smash stuns all enemies hit for [3 / 3.3 / 3.7 / 4] seconds. Each smash applies Major Vulnerability to any enemy hit for 3 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 30%.

Active Abilities[edit]

These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost.

Name Line Rank Cast Time Target Range Radius Duration Cost
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Flame Skull.png Flame Skull 1 Instant Enemy 28 meters 2700 Magicka
Lob an explosive skull at an enemy, dealing [5531 / 5590 / 5652 / 5712] Flame Damage. Every third cast of this ability deals 20% increased damage.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Venom Skull.png Venom Skull Converts into a Stamina ability and deals Poison Damage. Casting any Necromancer ability counts towards the third cast.
Cost: 2295 Stamina.
Lob an explosive skull at an enemy, dealing [5716 / 5778 / 5840 / 5903] Poison Damage. Every third cast of this ability deals 20% increased damage. While slotted, casting any Necromancer ability while you are in combat will count towards the third cast.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Ricochet Skull.png Ricochet Skull The third cast of the skull will bounce to other nearby enemies.
Area: 8 meters.
Lob an explosive skull at an enemy, dealing [5718 / 5780 / 5844 / 5906] Flame Damage. Every third cast of this ability deals 20% increased damage and will bounce up to 2 times to other nearby enemies.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Blastbones.png Blastbones 4 Instant Enemy 28 meters 6 meters 8 seconds 2700 Magicka
CRIMINAL ACT. Summon a flaming skeleton from the ground after 2.5 seconds. The skeleton runs after the target and explodes when it gets close to them, dealing [9222 / 9322 / 9423 / 9527] Flame Damage to all enemies nearby. Creates a corpse on death.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Blighted Blastbones.png Blighted Blastbones Converts into a Stamina ability and deals Disease Damage. Reduces healing received on enemies hit.
Cost: 2295 Stamina.
CRIMINAL ACT. Summon a decaying skeleton from the ground after 2.5 seconds. The skeleton runs after the target and explodes when it gets close to them, dealing [9528 / 9633 / 9738 / 9840] Disease Damage to all enemies nearby and applying Major Defile to them for 4 seconds, reducing their healing received and Health Recovery by 30% Creates a corpse on death.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Stalking Blastbones.png Stalking Blastbones The skeleton deals more damage the longer it chases the target.
CRIMINAL ACT. Summon a flaming skeleton from the ground after 2.5 seconds. The skeleton runs after the target and explodes when it gets close to them, dealing [9525 / 9630 / 9736 / 9839] Flame Damage to all enemies nearby. Every second the skeleton spends chasing its target increases the damage of the explosion by 10%, up to a maximum of 50% more damage. Creates a corpse on death.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Boneyard.png Boneyard 20 Instant Ground 28 meters 6 meters 10 seconds 3510 Magicka
Desecrate the ground at the target location, dealing [16892 / 17071 / 17272 / 17439] Frost Damage over 10 seconds. Consumes a corpse on cast to deal 20% more damage. An ally standing in the graveyard can activate the Grave Robber synergy, dealing 9222 Frost Damage to enemies in the area and healing you for the damage done.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Unnerving Boneyard.png Unnerving Boneyard Reduces the resistances of enemies in the area.
Desecrate the ground at the target location, dealing [17458 / 17636 / 17826 / 18032] Frost Damage over 10 seconds and applying Major Breach and Fracture to enemies within, reducing their Spell and Physical Resistance by 5280. Consumes a corpse on cast to deal 20% more damage. An ally standing in the graveyard can activate the Grave Robber synergy, dealing 9222 Frost Damage to enemies in the area and healing you for the damage done.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Avid Boneyard.png Avid Boneyard You can use your own synergy.
Desecrate the ground at the target location, dealing [17458 / 17636 / 17826 / 18032] Frost Damage over 10 seconds. Consumes a corpse on cast to deal 20% more damage. You or an ally standing in the graveyard can activate the Grave Robber synergy, dealing 9222 Frost Damage to enemies in the area and healing you for the damage done.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Skeletal Mage.png Skeletal Mage 30 Instant Self 16 seconds 2430 Magicka
CRIMINAL ACT. Unearth a skeletal mage from the dirt to fight by your side for 16 seconds. The mage attacks the closest enemy every 2 seconds, dealing [1846 / 1866 / 1887 / 1905] Shock Damage. Creates a corpse on death.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Skeletal Archer.png Skeletal Archer Converts into a Stamina ability and deals Physical Damage. The archer deals more damage with each attack.
Cost: 2065 Stamina.
CRIMINAL ACT. Unearth a skeletal archer from the dirt to fight by your side for 16 seconds. The archer attacks the closest enemy every 2 seconds, dealing [1903 / 1925 / 1945 / 1965] Physical Damage. Each time the archer deals damage, its next attack will do 10% more damage than the previous attack. Creates a corpse on death.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Skeletal Arcanist.png Skeletal Arcanist The mage deals damage to all enemies around the initial target.
Area: 4 meters, Target: Area.
CRIMINAL ACT. Unearth a skeletal mage from the dirt to fight by your side for 16 seconds. The mage attacks the closest enemy every 2 seconds, dealing [1903 / 1924 / 1945 / 1965] Shock Damage to them and all other enemies nearby. Creates a corpse on death.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Shocking Siphon.png Shocking Siphon 42 Instant 28 meters 5 meters 3240 Magicka
Violently drain the last spark of life from a corpse, dealing [16568 / 16749 / 16914 / 17117] Shock Damage over 12 seconds to all enemies around the corpse and between you and the corpse. While slotted, your damage done is increased by 3%.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Detonating Siphon.png Detonating Siphon Converts into a Stamina ability and deals Disease Damage. The corpse explodes at the end of the siphon, dealing additional damage.
Cost: 2754 Stamina.
Violently drain the last spark of life from a corpse, dealing 16974 Disease Damage over 12 seconds to all enemies around the corpse and between you and the corpse. If the siphon lasts its full duration it causes the corpse to explode, dealing an additional [4763 / 4814 / 4868 / 4919] Disease Damage to all enemies around the corpse. While slotted, your damage done is increased by 3%.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Mystic Siphon.png Mystic Siphon You restore Magicka while siphoning the corpse.
Violently drain the last spark of life from a corpse, dealing 17043 Shock Damage over 12 seconds to all enemies around the corpse and between you and the corpse. You also restore [2736 / 2772 / 2808 / 2844] Magicka over 12 seconds while siphoning the corpse. While slotted, your damage done is increased by 3%.

Passive Abilities[edit]

Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Reusable Parts.png Reusable Parts 8 1 When your Blastbones, Skeletal Mage, or Spirit Mender dies, the cost of your next Blastbones, Skeletal Mage, or Spirit Mender is reduced by 12%.
18 2 When your Blastbones, Skeletal Mage, or Spirit Mender dies, the cost of your next Blastbones, Skeletal Mage, or Spirit Mender is reduced by 25%.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Death Knell.png Death Knell 14 1 Increases your Critical Strike Chance against enemies under 25% Health by 5% for each Grave Lord ability slotted.
27 2 Increases your Critical Strike Chance against enemies under 25% Health by 10% for each Grave Lord ability slotted.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Dismember.png Dismember 22 1 While a Grave Lord ability is active, your Spell and Physical Penetration are increased by 750.
36 2 While a Grave Lord ability is active, your Spell and Physical Penetration are increased by 1500.
ON-icon-skill-Grave Lord-Rapid Rot.png Rapid Rot 39 1 Increases your damage done with damage over time effects by 5%.
50 2 Increases your damage done with damage over time effects by 10%.