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Fel Domination

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Fel Domination
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  • Fel Domination
  • Level - warlock talent
  • 3 min cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Your next Imp, Voidwalker, Succubus, Felhunter or Felguard Summon spell has its casting time reduced by 5.5 sec and its Mana cost reduced by 50%.
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Utility

School
Cooldown

3 minutes

Talents
Talent tree

Demonology, Tier 5

Talent required

Fel Domination

Improvements
Related buff
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  • Fel Domination
  • Imp, Voidwalker, Succubus, Felhunter and Felguard casting time reduced by 5.5 sec. Mana cost reduced by 50%.
  • Duration: 15 sec

Fel Domination is a warlock talent and ability which reduces the casting time and mana cost of the next minion summon spell within a 15-second window.

Notes

Affects summoning an Imp, Voidwalker, Succubus, or Felhunter.

Each summon spell originally has a casting time of 10 seconds, so this reduces it to 4.5 seconds.

This casts a buff on the warlock, which can't be dispelled.

Talent improvement

This talent is particularly useful when combined with [Master Summoner] which reduces all of your summons' cast time by 2/4 seconds and 20%/40% mana cost. This gives a maximum benefit of a 0.5-second cast.

Tips and tactics

One of the best uses of this is when your Voidwalker is near death; use its Sacrifice ability to give yourself up to 30 seconds of protection. Then cast Fel Domination and summon a Succubus, Felhunter or Imp (so long as you have at least 1 point in [Improved Firebolt]) to help finish off the (hopefully weakened) enemy.

Enemies of the warlocks would have lay people think that the demons a warlock summon are invincible and cannot be defeated. This is, in reality, nothing more than anti-warlock propaganda. As all warlocks know, summoned demons (other than the Infernal and Doomguard...well...maybe not the Doomguard) are more cuddly and fluffy than threatening and a Warlock can often find him/herself in the open without a demon to protect himself.

Some warlocks call this the 'Oh Crap' maneuver...

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Cooldown reduced to 3 minutes, down from 15 minutes.

See also

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