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Siphoning Strikes is a Nightblade active skill in the Siphoning skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.


  • Unlocked at Siphoning rank 30.


Leeching StrikesEdit

  • Basic attacks heal you for 2% max Health.
  • Update 2: The tooltip for this ability now shows the correct percentage of health recovery.[1]
  • Update 8: Fixed an issue where the tooltip did not display a value for the amount of Stamina returned.[2]

Siphoning AttacksEdit

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  • Update 2: As of Update 2, this ability now restores slightly less resources, and will no longer desync your resource bars upon use.[1]
  • Update 7: Changing your equipped weapons while an ability is displaying visual effects (such as Siphoning Strikes) will now force the effects to reset.[3]
  • Update 7: This ability is no longer a toggle, and now has a 15-second duration.[3]
  • Update 7: Removed the Power and Spell Power debuff; your attacks now do full damage.[3]
  • Update 7: This ability no longer restores a percentage of your Magicka or Stamina. Instead, it restores a fixed amount per hit.[3]
  • Update 7: You will no longer build up extra visual effects on your weapon when this ability is cast multiple times.[3]
  • Update 9: Fixed an issue where the weapon visual effects from abilities such as Grim Focus, Siphoning Strikes, and Expert Hunter could get visually detached from the weapon.[4]



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