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Iron Maiden

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For the Crusader skill, see Iron Maiden (Crusader).
Iron Maiden
Reflects damage back at attackers.
Class Necromancer
Skill Tree Curses
Level 12
Prerequisites Amplify Damage
Damage Type Physical
Mana Cost 5
Other Stats
Synergies None
  • Active Effect: Reflects damage back at attackers.
  • Required Level: 12
  • Prerequisites: Amplify Damage
  • Gives synergy to: None
  • Receives synergy from: None


When cast on melee monsters, Iron Maiden lets damage done to you or your minions be reflected in a form more powerful than what was received. The reflected damage can kill monsters who are attacking you or allies. The more points invested in Iron Maiden, the more damage gets reflected.

  • Iron Maiden reflects only physical damage.
  • Iron Maiden doesn't reflect ranged attacks.
  • Iron Maiden will still work with Flayer Blowdarts but is subject to physical immunities.

Before Patch 1.13, Necromancers were not the only ones who could use this dangerous curse. The Oblivion Knights in the Harrowing could also use Iron Maiden on the heroes. This was ultimately removed in Patch 1.13, because if they ever cast Iron Maiden on a melee physical attacker, the only way to ensure survival would be to do nothing but flee. And considering the Oblivion Knights can be Unique, the hero would have been hard pressed to take them out in a reasonable time, while ranged attackers could attack with little fear of getting instant killed by their own hits.


This spell curses a creature, condemning them to receive whatever pains they inflict upon others. The greater the skill of the Necromancer, the greater the magnitude of torment the victim receives for his wrongdoings.

Skill ProgressionEdit

Mana Cost: 5
Radius: 4.6 yards

Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Damage Returned 200% 225% 250% 275% 300% 325% 350% 375% 400% 425% 450%
Duration 12s 14.4s 16.8s 19.2s 21.6s 24s 26.4s 28.8s 31.2s 33.6s 36s

Level 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 25
Damage Returned 475% 500% 525% 550% 575% 600% 625% 650% 675% 800%
Duration 38.4s 40.8s 43.2s 45.6s 48s 50.4s 52.8s 55.2s 57.6s 69.6s
Necromancer Skills
Summoning SpellsRaise SkeletonSkeleton MasteryClay GolemGolem MasteryRaise Skeletal MageBlood GolemSummon ResistIron GolemFire GolemRevive
Poison and Bone SpellsTeethBone ArmorPoison DaggerCorpse ExplosionBone WallPoison ExplosionBone SpearBone PrisonPoison NovaBone Spirit
CursesAmplify DamageDim VisionWeakenIron MaidenTerrorConfuseLife TapAttractDecrepifyLower Resist

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