Patches and hotfixes
- Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13): Malefic Grasp damage bonus reduced to 25% (was 70%).
- Hotfix (2017-01-17): "Malefic Grasp now increases the damage of damage over time effects by 70% (was 80%)."
- Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Re-added and redesigned.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed. Its effects have been merged into which Affliction warlocks should use in its place.
- Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Now deals 34% less damage, and causes all of the Warlock's other periodic Affliction damage effects to instantly deal 30% of their normal periodic damage (down from 50%).
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.