i 100% agree with fixing the duration… rabies has the same issue… 16 second duration, i mean i get it needs time to spread before it kills the target but, thats still crazy.
the biggest issue here is that we have assassin venom as well,
so there are a couple ways to go around this.
the first problem is the damage is bad, and the duration is worse
2nd is it restricts weapons
3rd is it requires attack rating
4th is it requires melee range…
and 5ths is its single target.
the way pod change ti iis it became a “buff” like venom and it gave poison damage extra - resists…
problem is we dont need more - res… posion necro is fine
and i cant think of literally ANY reason why it would need to be used when posion nova is such a viable final skill
to have a single target skill you you need to have a damage advantage.
but it requring attack rating to hit is… well bad.
i dont think having bone armor give block change is a good idea… we already see how terrible that was when pali had it with holy shield, i think thats a terrible idea
i really dont know what i would do, i cant really see ANY way of making it do somthing that poison nova cant do better, and sure i get that you dont need to use all the skills u max
you dont see blizzard sorc using ice bolt, but i feel at least one of the other skills in that tree should be useable