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Blight Phoenix is the tier 5 skill in Maya's Cataclysm skill tree. Upon killing an enemy you deal constant Fire and Corrosive damage to nearby enemies for a short time. The damage is based on your level of the ability and your level.


  • Blight Phoenix Damage Level: +1 per level
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Damage Level +1 +2 +3 +4 +5
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Damage Level +6 +7 +8 +9 +10 +11

Can only be leveled past 5 with Fox class mods.


  • This skill is similar to Lilith's Phoenix.
    • Both skills make reference to a Phoenix with the name and the skill icon, and both cause fiery wings to sprout from the Sirens' backs when the skill is active.
    • It slightly differs mechanically, with an additional instance of corrosive damage dealt with Maya's skill instead of a chance to not consume ammo. However, the fire damage dealt is still there.
  • Elemental barrels can pose a threat when this skill is active, as passing near them will cause them to detonate, causing damage to the character; make a habit of shooting the barrels first, or avoiding them entirely.
  • Pairing this skill with Life Tap (or the Grog Nozzle) allows Maya to stay in the middle of the combat area, constantly damaging enemies and heal as well. This tactic can be boosted by also taking Kinetic Reflection, with a +5 class mod, keeping Maya virtually invincible after a kill.
  • This skill deals damage equivalent to SkillLevel × 1.13PlayerLevel for each individual element. Hence, against a neutral, unshielded target, the total damage would be roughly doubled (elemental damage from both incendiary and corrosive).
  • This skill deals damage every 0.5 seconds.
  • Blight Phoenix can damage loaders that are being digustructed and potentially kill them before they could even move or attack. This is usually beneficial, but can backfire if an EXP Loader is destroyed due to its powerful death explosion.



Blight Pheonix skill video preview

Maya skills
Motion Harmony Cataclysm

Elated • Life Tap • Mind's Eye • Recompense • Res • Restoration • Scorn • Sustenance • Sweet Release • Wreck

Backdraft • Blight Phoenix • Chain Reaction • Cloud Kill • Flicker • Foresight • Helios • Immolate • Reaper • Ruin