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Spell frost freezingbreath.png
  • Rime
  • Level 59 Frost death knight ability
  • Passive
  • Your Obliterate has a 45% chance and Frostscythe has a 22.5% chance to cause your next Howling Blast to consume no runes and deal 300% additional damage.
Usable by
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Level learned


Related buff
Spell frost arcticwinds.png
  • Magic
  • Rime
  • Your next Howling Blast will consume no Runes, generate no Runic Power, and deals 300% additional damage.
  • Duration: 15 seconds

Rime is a passive level 59 Frost death knight ability.

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13): Rime now procs at half the Obliterate rate for Frostscythe.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now also causes the next [Howling Blast] to deal 300% additional damage.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Changed to a passive ability for Frost death knights.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Moved from tier 6 to tier 4. No longer increases critical strike chance of [Icy Touch] or [Obliterate]. Proc chance increased to 15/30/45% and affects Icy Touch, but no longer resets the cooldown.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): Dual wielding will no longer grant two chances to proc this effect from [Obliterate].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): When this talent triggers, it also resets the cooldown on Howling Blast.

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