Blood Rites (skill)

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This skill was removed from the game prior to Blizzcon 2010. This article is preserved for archive purposes. See the Witch Doctor skills article for current skill information for this class.


Blood Rites is a tier V skill in the Voodoo Skill Tree, which grants you a spell damage increase whenever you pick up a Health Globe.

  • The trait of the same name has very similar properties. Blood Rites.


Background[edit]

Diablo III Skill [e]
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Blood Rites

Passive, 5 ranks

Used by: Witch Doctor
Skill Description:
Picking up health globes increases your spell damage X% for 12 seconds
Skill Details:
Type: Buff
Quantity: Duration
Effect: Self
School: Magical
Mana cost: None
Cast time: None
Duration: None
Cooldown: None
Synergies: Unknown
Requires: N/A
Prereq of: N/A

The Witch Doctor performs blood rites before drinking the life force of his enemies, gaining knowledge that his enemies possessed.


Skill Design[edit]

A nice passive skill, the bonus spell damage is always welcome, and when coupled with other skills relating to Health Globes, will cause the witch doctor to gain a lot from picking one up.


Skill Rank Table[edit]

(legend (A) = Assumed)

  • Rank: 1/5
    • Picking up health globes increases your spell damage 5% for 12 seconds.
    • Mana Cost: None
  • Rank: 2/5
    • Picking up health globes increases your spell damage 10% for 12 seconds. (A)
    • Mana Cost: None
  • Rank: 3/5
    • Picking up health globes increases your spell damage 15% for 12 seconds. (A)
    • Mana Cost: None
  • Rank: 4/5
    • Picking up health globes increases your spell damage 20% for 12 seconds. (A)
    • Mana Cost: None
  • Rank: 5/5
    • Picking up health globes increases your spell damage 25% for 12 seconds. (A)
    • Mana Cost: None


Synergies[edit]

  • None known.


Skill Rune Effects[edit]

  • None known.


Development[edit]

Blood Rites was first seen in the BlizzCon 2009 demo, and is a new skill. It is unknown if this skill was iterated, at least publicly.


Media[edit]

You can find pictures in the Diablo 3 screenshot and picture gallery. Sadly, no images of Blood Rites have been seen:


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