In this article, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities
that a Destruction Warlock brings to a raid. We also list
equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.
The other articles of our Destruction Warlock guide can be accessed
from the table of contents on the left.
| Dark Intent
- Buff that links the Warlock to another raid member. This has two
- Both players receive 3% increased haste
- Each time one of the two players causes a critical strike effect
with a periodic damage or periodic healing spell, the other player's
periodic damage and periodic healing is increased.
For the Warlock, the damage increase is 3% for 7 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
For the other player, the damage or healing increase is 1% for 7 seconds, also stacking up to 3 times.
| Blood Pact
||Increases party and raid members' Stamina by 584 —
does not stack with Qiraji Fortitude,
Power Word: Fortitude, and Commanding Shout
| Curse of the Elements
||Increases spell damage taken —
does not stack with Ebon Plaguebringer, Earth and Moon,
Fire Breath, Lightning Breath, and Master Poisoner
| Curse of Tongues
||Slows the casting speed of bosses by 30% — does not stack with
Necrotic Strike, Lava Breath, Spore Cloud,
Slow, and Mind-numbing Poison
| Curse of Weakness
||10% Physical Damage done reduction — does not stack with
Scarlet Fever, Demoralizing Roar,
Demoralizing Roar, Demoralizing Screech,
Vindication, and Demoralizing Shout
| Shadow and Flame
||Increases spell critical strike chance against the target
by 5% — does not stack with Critical Mass
| Ritual of Souls
||Conjures Healthstones. Healthstones heal players for 45% of their base
health. Players are limited to having one Healthstone in their inventory, but
the Soulwell lasts for 2 minutes, meaning that if a player has already used
their healthstone during the first part of the fight, they can take a new one.
| Ritual of Summoning
||Creates a Summoning Portal, allowing raid or party members to be summoned
to any location (only works outside of combat).
| Create Soulstone
- Conjures a Soulstone.
- when used on a live raid member, the Soulstone allows them to
resurrect themselves after dying (including during combat)
- when used on a dead raid member, the Soulstone acts as a combat
||3 second, ranged AoE stun (only if the Shadowfury talent is
| Howl of Terror
||8 second AoE fear, broken by damage
||Single target fear, broken by damage