Backdraft is a level 15 Destruction warlock talent. It reduces the cast time of and for 5 seconds after the warlock casts .
Patches and hotfixes
- Hotfix (2017-02-21): "Backdraft reduces the cast time of Chaos Bolt and Rain of Fire by 15% in PvP situations (was 30%)."
- Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Now reduces the cast time of your next two Incinerates or Chaos Bolts by 30%. This stacks up to 4 charges.
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer limited to 3 casts but now lasts for 5 seconds, down from 15 seconds.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): 's effects have been merged into baseline Backdraft.
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer affects and . Now can have a maximum of 6 charges.
- Hotfix (2011-02-18): "Instant-cast Shadow Bolts from Shadow Trance (both the talent and versions) should no longer consume charges of Backdraft if both procs are available. Shadow Trance will always take priority and be consumed first when Backdraft is active. Subsequent Shadowbolts will consume Backdraft stacks."
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Now a Tier 3 talent, down from Tier 9. Now only reduces the cast time of , , and .
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.