Blood Strike

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Blood Strike
Spell deathknight deathstrike.png
  • Blood Strike
  • Level 55 death knight ability
  • Melee range
  • 1 Blood
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Instantly strike the enemy, causing 40% weapon damage plus X. Damage is increased by 12.5% for each of your diseases on the target.
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"One after another they fell to this blade, as the rest of us looked on in horror" - Emek[1]

Blood Strike is a baseline death knight ability that damages the target based on the number of disease effects it has on it.

Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28):
    • Weapon damage reduced from 80% to 40%.
    • Now a Unholy spec-abilty.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): The bonus damage this ability receives from diseases on the target has been increased to 50% per disease.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Bonus damage for diseases is now a multiplier rather than a flat bonus.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.3 (2008-11-04): Added.

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