Online:Siphoning

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Siphoning is one of three class skill lines available to Nightblades. Abilities in this line focus on magicka attacks and debuffs. Known abilities in this skill are listed below.

Skill Perks[edit]

The Siphoning skill line is immediately available to all Nightblades, and is leveled up by earning experience while Siphoning 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-Siphoning-Soul Shred.png Soul Shred 12 Instant Area 6 meters 150 Ultimate
Ravage nearby enemies' souls with a night rune, dealing 9222 Magic Damage and stunning them for [3 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.5] seconds. An ally can target a ravaged enemy and activate the ON-icon-synergy-Soul Leech.png Soul Leech synergy, dealing 9081 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Soul Siphon.png Soul Siphon Heals you and your allies instead of damaging and stunning enemies.
Duration: 3.5 seconds, Radius: 28 meters.
Sanctify your soul and the souls of nearby allies with a night rune, healing for 9222 Health and an additional [24855 / 25130 / 25401 / 25677] Health over 4 seconds. You and your allies will also receive Major Vitality, increasing your healing received by 30% for 4 seconds. An ally can target a nearby enemy and activate the ON-icon-synergy-Soul Leech.png Soul Leech synergy, dealing 9081 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Soul Tether.png Soul Tether Deals additional damage over time to enemies and heals you.
Duration: 8 seconds.
Ravage nearby enemies' souls with a night rune, dealing 9222 Magic Damage and stunning them for 4.5 seconds. Ravaged enemies are tethered to you for 8.5 seconds. While they remain within 10 meters of you, you siphon [1637 / 1655 / 1673 / 1690] Health from them every 1 second. An ally can target a ravaged enemy and activate the ON-icon-synergy-Soul Leech.png Soul Leech synergy, dealing 8534 Magic Damage to them and healing for the damage caused.

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-Siphoning-Strife.png Strife 1 Instant Enemy 28 meters 10 seconds 2700 Magicka
Steal an enemy's life force, dealing [2765 / 2796 / 2826 / 2857] Magic Damage and healing you or a nearby ally for 50% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Funnel Health.png Funnel Health Heals yourself and 1 other nearby ally.
Area: 15 meters.
Steal an enemy's life force, dealing [2854 / 2885 / 2918 / 2947] Magic Damage and healing you and 1 other nearby ally for 50% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Swallow Soul.png Swallow Soul Drastically increases damage. Heal is decreased and only targets self.
Steal an enemy's life force, dealing [5720 / 5784 / 5845 / 5908] Magic Damage and healing you for 35% of the damage inflicted every 2 seconds for 10 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Malevolent Offering.png Malevolent Offering 4 Instant Cone 28 meters 568 Health
Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for [9222 / 9324 / 9425 / 9525] Health but draining your own Health over 8 seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Shrewd Offering.png Shrewd Offering Reduces the cost.
Cost: 460 Health.
Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for [9528 / 9633 / 9737 / 9842] Health but draining your own Health over 8 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Healthy Offering.png Healthy Offering Increases your healing done for the duration.
Sacrifice your essence, healing an ally in front of you for [9528 / 9633 / 9737 / 9842] 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%.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Cripple.png Cripple 20 Instant Enemy 28 meters 8 seconds 3240 Magicka
Sap an enemy's agility and bolster your own, dealing [10466 / 10578 / 10690 / 10811] Magic Damage over 8 seconds and reducing their movement speed by 40% for 4 seconds. You also gain Major Expedition, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% while your enemy is snared. You can only have one Cripple active at a time.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Debilitate.png Debilitate You can put this ability on an unlimited amount of targets. Refund Magicka when an enemy dies while affected.
Sap an enemy's agility and bolster your own, dealing [10803 / 10917 / 11046 / 11157] Magic Damage over 8 seconds and reducing their movement speed by 40% for 4 seconds. You also gain Major Expedition, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% while your enemy is snared. If an enemy dies while affected with Debilitate, you restore 100% of the ability's cost as Magicka.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Crippling Grasp.png Crippling Grasp Deals additional damage and immobilizes when initially applied.
Sap an enemy's agility and bolster your own, dealing [1845 / 1865 / 1886 / 1907] Magic Damage and an additional 10803 Magic Damage over 8 seconds, immobilizing them for 1.5 seconds, and reducing their movement speed by 40% for 4 seconds. You also gain Major Expedition, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% while your enemy is snared. You can only have one Crippling Grasp active at a time.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Siphoning Strikes.png Siphoning Strikes 30 Instant Self 20 seconds 1351 Magicka
Imbue your weapons with soul-stealing power, causing your Light and Heavy Attacks to heal you for [1393 / 1408 / 1423 / 1438] Health for 20 seconds. Fully charged Heavy Attacks restore twice the value.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Leeching Strikes.png Leeching Strikes Converts into a Stamina ability. Restores Stamina when you Light and Heavy Attack and when the effect ends.
Cost: [1148 / 1058 / 968 / 878] Stamina.
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.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Siphoning Attacks.png Siphoning Attacks Restores Magicka when you Light and Heavy Attack and when the effect ends.
Cost: [1351 / 1261 / 1171 / 1081] Magicka.
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.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Drain Power.png Drain Power 42 Instant Area 8 meters 20 seconds 3240 Magicka
Duration: [17 / 18 / 19 / 20] seconds.
Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing [3693 / 3735 / 3774 / 3815] Magic Damage to all nearby enemies. If an enemy is hit, you gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage by 20% for [17 / 18 / 19 / 20] seconds.
Morph ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Power Extraction.png Power Extraction Converts to a Stamina ability, and deals increased damage.
Cost: 2754 Stamina.
Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing [4768 / 4821 / 4873 / 4925] Disease Damage to all nearby enemies. If an enemy is hit, you gain Major Brutality, increasing your Weapon Damage by 20% for 20 seconds.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Sap Essence.png Sap Essence Also heals you and your allies and grants you Major Sorcery, increasing your Spell Damage.
Siphon the vigor from your enemies' blood, dealing [3812 / 3853 / 3895 / 3937] Magic Damage to all nearby enemies and healing you and your allies for [1537 / 1553 / 1570 / 1588] plus 20% more for each enemy hit. If an enemy is hit, you gain Major Brutality and Major Sorcery, increasing your Weapon Damage and Spell Damage by 20% for 20 seconds.

Passive Abilities[edit]

Passive abilities are active all the time.

Name Line Rank Skill Rank Description
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Catalyst.png Catalyst 8 1 After drinking a potion you gain 10 Ultimate.
18 2 After drinking a potion you gain 20 Ultimate.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Magicka Flood.png Magicka Flood 14 1 Increases your Max Magicka by 4% while a Siphoning ability is slotted.
27 2 Increases your Max Magicka by 8% while a Siphoning ability is slotted.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Soul Siphoner.png Soul Siphoner 22 1 Increases your healing done by 2% for each Siphoning ability slotted.
36 2 Increases your healing done by 3% for each Siphoning ability slotted.
ON-icon-skill-Siphoning-Transfer.png Transfer 39 1 Casting a Siphoning ability generates 1 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 4 seconds.
50 2 Casting a Siphoning ability generates 2 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 4 seconds.