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EverQuest 2 Spell Information
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Pestilence deals disease damage overtime to a target. When that target dies, if pestilence was still active, it spreads to 2 nearby enemies. Pestilence continues as long as there are nearby enemies and they are killed before its duration expires.

Target Self
Power 132
Casting 1.5 seconds
Recast 1 minute
Range Up to 10.0 meters
Level 65



  • Applies Pestilence Damage. Lasts for 16.0 seconds.
    • Inflicts (X) disease damage on caster
    • Inflicts (Y) disease damage on caster every 2 seconds
    • On death this spell will cast Pestilence Mark on target.
      • Applies Pestilence Damage. Lasts for 16.0 seconds.
      • Grants a total of 1 trigger of the spell.
Pestilence Spell Line

Spell Effects by Spell Rank
Effect Apprentice Journeyman Adept Expert Master Grandmaster Ancient
Inflicts (X) disease damage  ? 284-347 331-404 378-462
Inflicts (Y) disease damage every 2 sec  ? 95-116 110-135 126-154

Gray cells correspond to unavailable ranks of the spell. Effect values for this spell are modified by the player's Strength.


  • The above disease damage amounts (?, -, 284-347(95-116), 331-404(110-135), 378-462(126-154)) are with STR 80 (no worn armor or items, no buffs and no AAs)