Sweeping Strikes

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Sweeping Strikes
Ability rogue slicedice.png
Usable by
Class
Properties
Type

Utility

School
Cooldown

30 seconds

Other information
Level learned

22

Related buff
Ability rogue slicedice.png
  • Sweeping Strikes
  • Your single-target damaging abilities hit 1 additional target within 8 yds for 75% damage.
  • Duration: 12 seconds

Sweeping Strikes is a level 22 Arms warrior ability.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Now baseline and affects all single-target damaging abilities rather than just [Mortal Strike] and [Execute].
  • Legion Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Makes [Mortal Strike] and [Execute] hit 2 additional nearby targets (was 1).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Redesigned into a passive level 15 talent. Now causes Mortal Strike and Execute to hit a second nearby target.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now requires Battle Stance.
  • Hotfix (2014-01-21): "Resolved an issue for the following abilities that resulted in damage being calculated incorrectly when used against targets with a greater than 75% reduction to damage from armor."
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): Sweeping Strikes' damage to secondary targets should no longer be affected by Resilience or PvP Power if the primary target was a player as both had already been factored in for the initial damage calculation.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Can now be used in any stance. Cooldown reduced from 1 minute to 10 seconds.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Mechanics changed.
  • Hotfix (2009-12-17): "Sweeping Strikes will now only trigger once per whirlwind rotation of Bladestorm."
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): Corrected inaccurate information in combat log tooltip.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): [Death Wish] and Sweeping Strikes have swapped locations in their respective talent trees.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.4.2 (2008-05-13): This ability can no longer hit critters as its secondary targets and will now use a proper range calculation for all secondary targets.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13):
    • Sweeping Strikes and [Death Wish] have swapped locations in the talent trees.
    • Sweeping Strikes now lasts 10 seconds and affects your next 10 swings.
    • This ability now works correctly in all cases with shielded targets.
Before the patch, the number of swings was 5.
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): This ability will no longer be modified erroneously on additional targets by percent modifiers to your damage.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.7.0 (2005-09-22): Sweeping Strikes will now ignore dead targets, and will ignore PvP enabled targets if you are not PvP enabled.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.3.0 (2005-03-07): Sweeping Strikes bug fixed. It will hit more reliably and show up in combat log correctly.

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