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Searing Pain

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Searing Pain
Spell fire soulburn.png
  • Searing Pain
  • Level 18 warlock ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 12% of base mana
  • 1.5 sec cast
  • Requires
  • Inflict searing pain on the enemy target, causing X Fire damage. Causes a high amount of threat.

    Soulburn: Increases the critical effect chance of your next Searing Pain by 100%, and your subsequent Searing Pain casts by 50% for 6 sec.
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Offensive

School
Cooldown

None/Global Cooldown

Other information
Level learned

18

Improvements

Searing Pain is a Fire-based direct damage spell for warlocks. It is the main attack spell for warlocks tanking end-game bosses due to the added threat, and for the same reason is not generally used for DPS.

Talents

Notes

  • It causes 100% extra threat.

Tips and Tactics

  • In PvP, players may favor it over [Shadow Bolt] due to its low casting time and thus opportunistic nature against moving targets. It also doesn't leave a telltale trail that gives away the caster's location, and deals its damage instantly, without a missile animation delay.
  • In PvE, the spell has limited uses due to its extra threat. However, the ability to draw hate from a mob may be useful if you are trying to distract the mob from your pet or another player. Against certain fights (See: Shade of Aran) where DPS and survivability are needed, and there is no set threat table, this spell also works well.

Patch changes

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