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Overview[]

Soul Mastery is one of the patron powersets. These powers are only available to villains who complete Ghost Widow's Patron Arc. Ghost Widow will teach you how to corrupt and utilize souls of the dead to damage and hinder your enemies.

Power Tables[]

The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Arachnos Soldier/Arachnos Widow/Brute/Tanker[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedHighDmg.png Gloom 35 Ranged, High Damage over Time(Negative), Foe -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Soul Tentacles 35 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe: Immobilize
Arachnos Patron AoEDamageDebuff.png Darkest Night 41 Toggle: Ranged (Targeted AoE), Foe -Damage, -To Hit
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Dark Obliteration 41 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Widow 44 Summon Blood Widow: Melee Moderate Damage(Lethal)

Corruptor/Defender[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron PBAoEBuffDamage.png Soul Drain 35 Point Blank Area of Effect Moderate Damage(Negative), Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Dark Embrace 35 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smash, Lethal, Negative, Toxic)
Arachnos Patron PowerBoost.png Power Boost 41 Self +Special
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Soul Storm 41 Ranged, Moderate Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: Hold
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Mistress 44 Summon Fortunata Mistress: Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)

Dominator/Controller[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron PBAoEDrain.png Dark Consumption 35 Point Blank Area of Effect Moderate Damage(Negative), Self +Endurance
Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Dark Embrace 35 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smash, Lethal, Negative, Toxic)
Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Dark Obliteration 41 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron PBAoEBuffDamage.png Soul Drain 41 PBAoE Moderate Damage(Negative), Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Seer 44 Summon Fortunata Seer: Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)

Mastermind/Blaster[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron ConeDoT.png Night Fall 35 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Dark Embrace 35 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smash, Lethal, Negative, Toxic)
Arachnos Patron PBAoEStun.png Oppressive Gloom 41 Toggle: PBAoE, Foe Disorient, Self -HP
Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Soul Tentacles 41 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe: Immobilize
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Soul Storm 44 Ranged, Moderate Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: Hold

Stalker/Scrapper[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedModDmg.png Dark Blast 35 Ranged, Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe: -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedSnipe.png Moonbeam 35 Sniper, Superior Damage(Negative), Target -Accuracy
Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Shadow Meld 41 Self: +Defense(All)
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Soul Storm 41 Ranged, Moderate Damage over Time(Negative), Foe: Hold
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Widow 44 Summon Night Widow: Melee Moderate Damage(Lethal)

Sentinel[]

Power Level Effect
Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Midnight Grasp 35 Melee, Superior Damage(Negative), Foe Immobilize, -To Hit
Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Soul Tentacles 35 Ranged (Cone), Moderate Damage(Negative), Foe: Immobilize
Arachnos Patron AoEDamageDebuff.png Darkest Night 41 Toggle: Ranged (Targeted AoE), Foe -Damage, -To Hit
Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Soul Storm 41 Ranged, Moderate Damage over Time(Negative), Foe Hold
Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Mistress 44 Summon Fortunata Mistress: Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)

Powers[]

The following are powers in the Soul Mastery powerset.

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedModDmg.png Dark Blast[]

A long range blast of dark energy. Deals moderate Negative Energy damage and reduces the target's Accuracy.

Damage Moderate Damage(Negative)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 35 (Stalker)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 35 (Scrapper)
Effects Ranged Damage(Negative)
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron PBAoEDrain.png Dark Consumption[]

The dark power of the Netherworld allows you to tap the essence of your foe's soul and transfer it to yourself. This will drain Hit Points of your enemy and add to your Endurance.

Damage Moderate Damage(Negative)
Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 35 (Dominator)
Archetypeicon controller.png 35 (Controller)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect Damage(Negative)
Self +Endurance
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification

Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Dark Embrace[]

You tap into the energy of the Netherworld to protect yourself from damage. This Dark Embrace shrouds you and grants resistance to Lethal, Smashing, Negative Energy, and Toxic damage.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 35 (Corruptor)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 35 (Dominator)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 35 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 35 (Blaster)
Archetypeicon controller.png 35 (Controller)
Archetypeicon defender.png 35 (Defender)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Smash, Lethal, Negative, Toxic)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage

Arachnos Patron RangedAoEModerateDmg.png Dark Obliteration[]

You hurl a large blast of negative energy that violently explodes on impact, exposing the dark power of the Netherworld to all foes near the target. Dark Obliteration can reduce the Accuracy of all affected targets. You must have one other Soul Mastery power before selecting this power.

Damage Moderate Damage(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 41 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 41 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 41 (Brute)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 41 (Dominator)
Archetypeicon controller.png 41 (Controller)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 41 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged Area of Effect(Negative)
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron AoEDamageDebuff.png Darkest Night[]

While active, you channel Negative Energy onto a targeted foe. Darkest Night decreases the damage potential and chance to hit of the target, and all foes nearby, as long as you keep the power active.

Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 41 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 41 (Arachnos Widow)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 41 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 41 (Brute)
Sentinel logo.png 41 (Sentinel)
Effects Toggle: Ranged Area of Effect(Negative)
Foe: -Damage, -To Hit
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedHighDmg.png Gloom[]

Slowly drains a target of life, while reducing his Accuracy. Slower than Dark Blast, but deals more damage over time.

Damage High Damage over Time(Negative)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 35 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 35 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 35 (Brute)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Effects Ranged Damage over Time(Negative)
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Midnight Grasp[]

Mastery over the forces of the Netherworld allows you to create dark tentacles that can Immobilize a foe and continuously drain his life force.

Damage Superior Damage over Time(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Sentinel logo.png 35 (Sentinel)
Effects Melee, Superior Damage(Negative)
Foe: Immobilize, -To Hit
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Immobilize.png Immobilize
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron TargetedRangedSnipe.png Moonbeam[]

An extremely long range and accurate beam of Negative Energy that deals tremendous damage and reduces the target's Accuracy. This is a sniper attack, and like most sniper attacks, is best fired from a distance as it can be interrupted.

Damage Extreme Damage(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 35 (Stalker)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 35 (Scrapper)
Effects Sniper, Superior Damage(Negative)
Target: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Interrupt Time.png Reduce Interrupt Time
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Interrupt.png Sniper Attacks
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron ConeDoT.png Night Fall[]

Unleashes a cone shaped burst of particles from the Netherworld. All targets within the modest range of this power take Negative Energy damage and have a reduced accuracy.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon mastermind.png 35 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 35 (Blaster)
Effects Cone Ranged Damage(Negative)
Foe: -Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff

Arachnos Patron PBAoEStun.png Oppressive Gloom[]

The Netherworld has many mutable properties, such as the Oppressive Gloom. This power allows you to use your own Hit Points to keep enemies near you disoriented and unable to use any powers. Endurance cost for this is minimal, but the power can be dangerous to use.

Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level V archetypeicon mastermind.png 41 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 41 (Blaster)
Effects Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect, Self -HP
Foe: Disorient
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration.png Enhance Disorient Duration
Set Categories IO Stun.png Stuns

Arachnos Patron PowerBoost.png Power Boost[]

Greatly boosts the secondary effects of your powers. Your powers' effects like heals, defense buffs, endurance drains, disorients, holds, immobilizes, knockbacks and more, are all improved. The effects of Power Boost last a short while, and only the next couple of attacks will be boosted.

Note: This power improves the strength of your Heals, Endurance drains and gifts, Runspeed powers, Flight powers, Defense buffs and debuffs, and ToHit buffs and debuffs, as well as the duration of your Sleep, Hold, Disorient, Immobilize, Fear, and Confuse status effects. It does not increase the strength of your Knockback effects. That part of the power description is outdated.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 41 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 41 (Defender)
Effects Self +Special
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate

Arachnos Patron SelfBuffResistancePhysical.png Shadow Meld[]

Your mastery over the shadows allows you to become a living shadow entity for a short time, increasing your defense to all attacks. You must be level 44 and have Dark Blast or Moonbeam before selecting this power.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon stalker.png 41 (Stalker)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 41 (Scrapper)
Effects Self: +Defense(All)
Enhancements TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buffs
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Defense Buff.png Defense

Arachnos Patron PBAoEBuffDamage.png Soul Drain[]

Using this power, you can drain the essence of all nearby foes' souls, thus increasing your own strength. Each affected foe will lose some Hit Points and add to your Damage and Accuracy.

Damage Moderate Damage(Negative)
Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 35 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon controller.png 41 (Controller)
Archetypeicon defender.png 35 (Defender)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 41 (Dominator)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect Damage(Negative)
Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO ToHit Buffs.png To Hit Buffs

Arachnos Patron TargetedHold.png Soul Storm[]

Like Ghost Widow, you will be able to summon the souls of your victims to do your bidding. Soul Storm enraptures a single target, holding them while their life-force is drained from their body. You must have one other Soul Mastery power before selecting this power.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 41 (Corruptor)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 41 (Stalker)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 44 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 44 (Blaster)
Archetypeicon defender.png 41 (Defender)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 41 (Scrapper)
Sentinel logo.png 41 (Sentinel)
Effects Ranged Damage over Time(Negative)
Foe: Hold
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Hold.png Holds

Arachnos Patron ConeImmobilize.png Soul Tentacles[]

You can create a cone-shaped rift to the Netherworld that allows the souls of the damned to slip into our reality. These Soul Tentacles will snare all foes within range, Immobilizing them while they drain their life.

Damage Moderate Damage over Time(Negative)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 35 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 35 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 35 (Brute)
V archetypeicon mastermind.png 41 (Mastermind)
Archetypeicon blaster.png 41 (Blaster)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 35 (Tanker)
Sentinel logo.png 35 (Sentinel)
Effects Cone Ranged Damage(Negative)
Foe: Immobilization
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage
IO Immobilize.png Immobilize

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Mistress[]

Ghost Widow will assign a Fortunata Mistress for you to command. Arguably, the most powerful of the Fortunatas, these rare few have mastered numerous psychic abilities and have risen to the top of Lord Recluse's beautiful Black Widows.

Damage Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon corruptor.png 44 (Corruptor)
Archetypeicon defender.png 44 (Defender)
Sentinel logo.png 44 (Sentinel)
Effects Summon Fortunata Mistress: Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Sleep Duration.png Enhance Sleep Duration
TO Training Disorient Duration.png Enhance Disorient Duration
Set Categories V archetypeicon mastermind.png Pet Damage
IO Knockback.png Knockback

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Seer[]

Ghost Widow will assign a Fortunata Seer for you to command. Fortunata Seers can glimpse moments into the future. They use this ability to increase the Perception of their teammate.

Damage Moderate Damage(Psionic)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon dominator.png 44 (Dominator)
Archetypeicon controller.png 44 (Controller)
Effects Summon Fortunata Seer: Ranged Moderate Damage(Psionic)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories V archetypeicon mastermind.png Pet Damage

Arachnos Patron SummonOnePet.png Summon Widow[]

Ghost Widow will assign a beautiful and deadly Blood Widow assassin for you to command. Her weapons of choice include wrist retractable mounted razors and darts, all tipped in deadly poison.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Extremely Long
Minimum Level V archetypeicon arachnos soldier.png 44 (Arachnos Soldier)
V archetypeicon arachnos widow.png 44 (Arachnos Widow)
V archetypeicon brute.png 44 (Brute)
V archetypeicon stalker.png 44 (Stalker)
Archetypeicon scrapper.png 44 (Scrapper)
Archetypeicon tanker.png 44 (Tanker)
Effects Summon Night Widow: Melee Moderate Damage(Lethal) (Scrapper/Stalker Only)
Summon Blood Widow: Melee Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff(Scrapper/Stalker Only)
Set Categories V archetypeicon mastermind.png Pet Damage
IO To Hit Debuff.png ToHit Debuff(Not Arachnos Soldier/Widow)

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