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EverQuest 2 Spell Information
Channel Essence
Icon Ice Heart
Attempt to channel the target's essence so you can use it as a component for your construct. The channel has a chance to collapse and the essence will be lost. Failures increase the chance for subsequent channel attempts to succeed. This spell can be used with or without the construct summoned.

Target Enemy
Power 32
Casting 10.0 seconds
Recast 2.0 seconds
Range Up to 10.0 meters
Level 10



  • Attempt to channel the target's essence so that you can add it to your construct
  • Must be engaged in combat
  • If any of the following are true:
    • If under 25 Health
    • If target is of gray difficulty
  • Certain enemies cannot have their essence taken.
  • Does not affect Epic targets
This spell is not upgradeable

Only animals can have their essence stolen. On a failed attempt, a ten minutes buff increases the success chance of future attempts. This effect stacks multiple times. See The Construct (Channeler) for more information on the effects of the different essences.