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How do “on hit” effects work with channeled / DoT skills?

I know for melee "Life on Hit" is a great affix, but for a wizard that only casts ray of frost / hydra / blizzard is it worth investing on weapon that has "Life on Hit" on it?

Thanks.

  • even if it does, it would just have a really low modifier, so even if you have each hit adds 100 health, it might only add 10 health per tick. – Mr Smooth Jun 5 '12 at 14:32
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Yes, channelled spells do cause the "Gain life on hit" effect to proc. All abilities in the game have a coefficient which is applied to this effect. This coefficient is extremely low for channelled spells to offset the ability to hit several times per second, so each hit only heals a very small amount. Yes, it can be useful still, but no more so than normal casts; the fact you are hitting constantly won't make you overpowered.

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