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Empower Rune Weapon
|Empower Rune Weapon|
Empower Rune Weapon is a level 57 Frost death knight ability that allows the death knight to empower their rune weapon, effectively resetting the cooldowns on almost all their abilities and enabling many Runic Power abilities as well. Predictably, this ability is not affected by, nor does it trigger the global cooldown.
Curiously, this ability does not require a melee weapon, unlike its name suggests.
This ability is seldom used in regular rotations, but do not forget about it - it is very powerful and can turn the tide of a battle if used properly.
Patches and hotfixes
- Hotfix (2016-10-28): "Both Empower Rune Weapon and Hungering Rune Weapon now have a 1 minute cooldown when the Overpowered Rune Weapon PvP talent is taken."
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now only available to Frost.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.