Icebound Fortitude
Spell deathknight iceboundfortitude
  • Icebound Fortitude
  • 3 min cooldown
  • Instant
  • The Death Knight freezes his/her blood to become immune to Stun effects and reduce all damage taken by 20% for 8 sec.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown3 min
Level required62
Related buff
Spell deathknight iceboundfortitude
  • Icebound Fortitude
  • Damage taken reduced by 20%.
    Immune to Stun effects.
  • Duration: 8 seconds

Icebound Fortitude is a death knight ability learned at level 62. It allows the death knight to become immune to stun effects and take less damage.

Modified by Edit

Blood specialization

Patch changesEdit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Icebound Fortitude now lasts 8 seconds (down from 12 seconds).
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.4.0 (10-Sep-2013): Icebound Fortitude no longer costs Runic Power.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Minor update.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Now breaks stuns when used, in addition to providing immunity to them.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now provides 20% damage reduction, down from 30% (now 50%, down from 60% when talented), and has a 3-minute cooldown, up from 2 minutes.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): Tooltip corrected to indicate it reduces damage by a minimum of 30%.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2010-02-05): Icebound Fortitude now provides 30% base damage reduction, up from 20% damage reduction. For a geared tank with high defense, this translates to 50% damage reduction, up from 40%. Tooltip to be fixed next patch.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Cooldown increased to 2 minutes.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Now reduces damage by 20% instead of 50%. The amount of damage reduced increases with bonus Defense (to about 35% for 540 Defense, but can go higher).

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