Mortal Strike
Ability warrior savageblow
  • Mortal Strike
  • Melee   range
  • 6 sec cooldown
  • 20 Rage
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • A vicious strike that deals 211% Physical damage and reduces the effectiveness of healing on the target for 10 sec.

    Replaces Heroic Strike.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown6 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required10
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
Related debuff
Ability criticalstrike
  • Mortal Wounds
  • Healing effects on you are decreased by 10%.
  • Duration: 10 seconds
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Mortal Strike is a warrior ability learned at level 10 for those with the Arms specialization. It is a significantly powerful attack and is usually relied upon as one of the top sources of DPS; it delivers potent burst damage.

Modified by

Core abilities
Ability warrior savageblow Arms abilities

Patch changes

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.0 (23-Jun-2015): Mortal Strike now deals 6% less damage.
  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Mortal Strike now replaces Heroic Strike for Arms Warriors.; Mortal Strike now costs 20 Rage (instead of generating 10 Rage).
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.4.0 (10-Sep-2013): Mortal Strike now deals 215% of weapon damage (up from 175%).
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.3.0 (29-Nov-2011): Mortal Strike now reduces the target's healing received by 25%, up from 10%.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Mortal Strike cost has been reduced by 5 rage.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now reduce healing by 10%, down from 25% and also does 150% weapon damage, down from 185%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Changed to an Arms Specialization ability.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Now uses normalized attack power.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.2.0 (18-Dec-2004): Mortal Strike changed to deal weapon damage + a flat amount (85, 110, 135, 160) instead of percentage-based damage. Additional ranks available on Warrior trainers.

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