Rune Tap
Spell deathknight runetap
  • Rune Tap
  • 1 sec cooldown
  • 1 Blood
  • Instant
  • Consumes 1 Blood Rune to reduce all damage taken by 40% for 3 sec.

    Enhanced Rune Tap (Level 92+)
    Reduces the recharge time of Rune Tap by 10 sec.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
TypeUtility, Defensive
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown1 sec
Level required64

Rune Tap is a death knight ability learned at level 64 for death knights with the blood specialization. It allows the death knight to spend one blood rune to decrease the damage they take for a short amount of time.

Modified by Edit

Blood specialization

Patch changesEdit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Rune Tap has been redesigned. It now reduces all damage taken by 40% for 3 seconds. It also now has 2 charges, with a 40-second recharge time.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now heals for 10% of maximum health, down from 15%. The tooltip may not yet be updated to reflect this change.

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