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Backlash is a passive specialization ability for Destruction warlocks, available at level 32. It gives a 25% chance for an instant-cast or when hit by a physical attack.
Patches and hotfixes
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed.
- Hotfix (2012-10-04): "The instant cast Incinerates generated by Backlash will now correctly consume Backlash."
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): No longer increases chance to critically hit with spells.
- Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Has been moved to tier 5, up from tier 7. Now requires .
- Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): When a Warlock is under the effects of " [Backlash]" and " [Nightfall]", only one of the effects will be consumed by a " [Shadow Bolt]" cast.
- Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Added.