Blood Strike
Spell deathknight deathstrike
  • Blood Strike
  • Melee   range
  • 1 Rune / -15 Runic Power
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Savagely strike for 120% Physical damage, reducing the target's movement speed by 30% for 8 sec.

    Generates 5 bonus Runic Power.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required55
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
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One after another they fell to this blade, as the rest of us looked on in horror.
- Emek - TCG

Blood Strike is a baseline starting death knight ability that damages the target and reduces its movement speed. It will also generate bonus runic power.

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Patch changes Edit

  • Legion-Logo-Small Patch 7.0.3 (19-Jul-2016): Blood Strike now generates additional Runic Power on top of the standard amount gained for spending a Rune.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Minor update.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): The amount of bonus damage Blood Strike was receiving per disease was inconsistent with its tooltip and has been amended.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): The bonus damage this ability receives from diseases on the target has been increased to 50% per disease.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Bonus damage for diseases is now a multiplier rather than a flat bonus.

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