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Question about the way DoT is presented.


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Howdy,

Just a quick question about DoT.  Abilities and spells (eg. Combustible Wounds) show DoT as (example) "5 Damage Over Time for 20 seconds".
Does it mean that the enemy will suffer 5 damage total over the course of 20 seconds.. or is it 5 damage each second for 20 seconds?


The description is a bit confusing..


Thanks!

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The former.

The latter would be expressed as '100 damage over 20 seconds' or possibly '5 damage per second for 20 seconds' 

 

That said, I hope they picked one standard phrase and stuck with it for all DoTs.

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