Scythe of the Cycle is a legendary scythe for the Necromancer in Diablo III. It requires character level 61 to drop.

The unique affix consumes the duration of all Bone Armor stacks to multiplicatively empower any secondary Necromancer skill for a single cast (Death Nova, Bone Spear, Skeletal Mage). If less than 4 seconds remain, the cast will still be empowered, but the Bone Armor will wear off.

Stats (Level 61)Edit


Scythe of the Cycle
Legendary Scythe


  • 461.5 Damage Per Second
    • 249–461 Damage
    • 1.30 Attacks per Second
  • +330–524 Intelligence
  • Secondary skills deal 350–400% additional damage while Bone Armor is active but reduce the remaining duration of Bone Armor by 4 seconds.
  • One of 7 Magic Properties (varies):
  • +3 Random Magic Properties

"The Great Cycle of Being always begins anew... but not for you." — Master Necromancer Jostan

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