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Deals 55% Poison Damage to enemies and undead allies around you and can poison them. Turns water, blood surfaces and clouds in to poison!

special divinity original sin 2 Set Poisoned for 2 turn(s).

Damage is based on your level and receives bonus from your Intelligence .

properties divinity original sin2 icon Requires Geomancer 1cldwn3
properties divinity original sin2 icon Costs 1 Memory
properties divinity original sin2 icon Range 8m

geomancer skills s Geomancer

Contamination is a Geomancer Skill in Divinity Orginal Sin 2.


Contamination Location



Contamination Effects


Contamination Trivia & strategies

  • Due to its large AoE, it's useful to reveal invisible enemies, although not as useful as Ignition or Global Cooling
  • Poison element Staff of Magus has a similar ability to contaminate liquid and steam surfaces. See the Staff of Magus page for details.

Contamination Builds


Divinity Original Sin 2 Builds: Venomous Sentry


Divinity Original Sin 2 Builds: Tectonic Sage


Divinity Original Sin 2 Builds: Scourge Wizard




Geomancer Skills
Acid Spores  ♦  Corrosive Spray  ♦  Corrosive Touch  ♦  Dust Blast  ♦  Earthquake  ♦  Fortify  ♦  Fossil Strike  ♦  Impalement  ♦  Living Wall  ♦  Mass Oily Carapace  ♦  Mend Metal  ♦  Oily Carapace  ♦  Poison Dart  ♦  Poison Wave  ♦  Pyroclastic Eruption  ♦  Reactive Armour  ♦  Siphon Poison  ♦  Summon Artillery Plant  ♦  Throw Dust  ♦  Turn to Oil  ♦  Venom Coating  ♦  Venomous Aura  ♦  Worm Tremor



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    • Anonymous

      Invaluable on any skeletal characters, as it sets poison on yourself and any other skeletal allies automatically. While I've only tested for the earlier game, it's also superb for beefy skeleton characters turning a small area of water into poison, and repeatedly walking across it to heal using your free movement. May have changed since definitive edition though. Also just good for blood/rain spells in creating huge areas of poison and then exploding it.

      • Anonymous

        it is super useful with farsight, along with poison wave, earthquake, blinding radiance, superconductor, and a couple others.

        • Anonymous

          Does this harm your allies as well? I know they will be poisoned but does the initial "deal X amount of poison dmg" hurt them?

          • Anonymous

            Was experimenting with Rain and Contamination on the beach. It turns out that Contamination will only spread poison through so much of a vast water surface before it runs out and further water surface stays water. The same seems to be true of Ignition and a vast poison surface. Not sure yet if the limit is area or radius (though I'd guess radius). For reference, Contamination from the ruined bridge section with the camp site may not spread completely over Dallis and crew at the Fort Joy gate event; that's about the limit.

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