Envenom

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Envenom
Ability rogue disembowel.png
  • Envenom
  • Level 10 Assassination rogue ability
  • Melee range
  • 35 Energy
  • Instant
  • Finishing move that drives your poisoned blades in deep, dealing instant Nature damage and increasing your poison application chance by 30%. Damage and duration increased per combo point.

      1 point  : (62.4% of AP) damage, 2 sec
      2 points: (124.8% of AP) damage, 3 sec
      3 points: (187.2% of AP) damage, 4 sec
      4 points: (249.6% of AP) damage, 5 sec
      5 points: (312% of AP) damage, 6 sec
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Offensive

School
Cooldown

None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned

10

Improvements
Related debuff
Ability rogue disembowel.png
  • Poison
  • Envenom
  • Poison application chance increased by 30%.
  • Duration: Variable

Envenom is a level 10 Assassination rogue ability. Used as a finishing move, it consumes one or more of your combo points on the target and deals instant poison damage.

Tips and tactics

Envenom works much differently than other abilities that the rogue might be used to, and therefore must be used with certain considerations in order to benefit fully from its capabilities.

  • Unlike most other rogue abilities, Envenom is classified as a Nature Spell. Therefore, it will have diminished, or even no effect against mobs with high nature resistance or immunity.
  • It is possible for Envenom to critically hit its target, causing twice the normal damage. Its chance to crit is based on your melee crit chance, unlike other poison effects, which are based on your spell crit chance.
  • The rogue must also build combo points fast to use Envenom effectively. Abilities such as [Cheap Shot] and [Mutilate] are effective Combo Point builders.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Hotfix (2017-02-03): "Damage increased by 4%."
  • Hotfix (2016-08-22): "Envenom damage has been increased to 60% Attack Power per point (was 50%)."
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer refreshes the duration of [Slice and Dice]. Damage reduced by 15%.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.2.0 (2015-06-23): Now deals 30% more damage.
  • Hotfix (2014-12-18): "Envenom should no longer incorrectly consume all of the Rogue's combo points if the ability misses or was dodged."
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14):
    • [Cut to the Chase]'s effects have been merged into baseline Envenom.
    • Now increases poison chance by 30% (up from 15%).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Now deals 20% more damage.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now an Assassination specialization ability. No longer requires Deadly Poison, application chance applies to all poisons, and replaces Eviscerate.
  • Hotfix (2010-11-23): "Envenom now properly scales with Potent Poisons."
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Scaling has been increased from 7% to 9% of attack power per combo point.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.0.3 (2007-01-09): Added.

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