Soulstone (item)

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  • Soulstone
  • Conjured Item
  • Binds when picked up
  • Unique
  • Use: Creates a Soulstone. When cast on live targets, the soul of the target is stored and they will be able to resurrect upon death. If cast on a dead target, they are instantly resurrected. Targets resurrect with 30% health and 30% mana. (15 Min Cooldown)

A Soulstone is a conjured item that a warlock can create beginning at level 18 with Create Soulstone spell that temporarily grants one player the power of self-resurrection. It is also a verb term for applying a Soulstone to a target, as in "to soulstone somebody."

Tips

Though really situational, it is actually possible to have both yourself and a target soulstoned at the same time. Make some time 15 minutes before your dungeon or raid and cast a soulstone on yourself; then log out. When you log back in 15 minutes later for your group, you will notice that the soulstone had its cooldown refreshed... but you didn't lose the buff! You can now cast a soulstone on your healer, and both of you will be able to self-resurrect.

Patch changes

  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): Ranged increased from 30 to 40 yards.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Can now be used in combat to resurrect a targeted dead player.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13): Undocumented changes: The soulstone's animated visual effect no longer appears around the warlock when the soulstone is used. It appears around the soulstoned target now.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Soulstones can no longer be used on targets not in your party or raid. In addition, the soulstone buff will now be removed if the target or caster leaves the party or raid.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.1.0 (2004-11-07):
    • Now soulbound when created
    • Are consumed to store the target's soul
    • When that target dies, he may resurrect himself any time up until release.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.12 (2004-10-11): Soulstones have been changed to now resurrect the soulstone holder automatically 5 seconds after death.

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