Amplify Curse
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  • Amplify Curse (1 rank)
  • Affliction, Tier 3
  • Reduces the global cooldown of your Curses by 0.5 sec.
Class Warlock
Tree Affliction
Points required 10
Affects [Curse of the Elements], Curse of Doom, Curse of Agony, [Curse of Tongues], [Curse of Exhaustion], [Curse of Recklessness]

Amplify Curse is a Warlock talent in the Affliction tree. It reduces the global cooldown triggered by casting the Warlock's many curses, such as Curse of Agony and [Curse of the Elements]. It is a prerequisite for [Curse of Exhaustion].


Amplify Curse reduces the global cooldown caused by casting the warlock's many curses: [Curse of the Elements], Curse of Doom, Curse of Agony, [Curse of Tongues], [Curse of Recklessness] and [Curse of Exhaustion].

This talent was idealized to help Affliction warlocks deal with their complex debuff rotations by reducing the normally 1.5-second global cooldown to 1 second for their curses.

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Removed. The effect of this talent has been rolled into [Pandemic].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Redesigned.
    Previous ability: Increases the effect of your next Curse of Doom or Curse of Agony by 50%, or your next Curse of Exhaustion by an additional 20%. Lasts 30 sec. 3 min cooldown.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): This ability is now consumed correctly by a Curse of Doom casting.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Amplify Curse now affects Curse of Doom instead of [Curse of Weakness].

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