Curse of Weakness

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Curse of Weakness
Warlock curse weakness.png
  • Curse of Weakness
  • Rank 19 warlock honor talent
  • 40 yd range
  • 4% of base mana
  • 20 sec cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Reduces the target's Physical damage dealt by 25% for 10 sec.
Usable by
Class Warlock
Type Offensive
School Shadow
Cooldown 20 seconds
Other information
Rank available Rank 19
Improvements [Amplify Afflictions]
Related debuff
Warlock curse weakness.png
  • Curse
  • Curse of Weakness
  • Physical damage dealt reduced by 25%.
  • Duration: 10 seconds
"The squeezing grip of shadows is not easily broken."[1]
Kileana Darkblaze

Curse of Weakness is a warlock honor talent, available at rank 19, that reduces the physical damage dealt by a target.



  • In Diablo II, Necromancers possess a curse called Weaken, which drains/saps the strength from their enemies.[2]
  • Curse of Weakness is a rare warlock spell in the The Witchwood expansion for Hearthstone. The flavor text reads: "Warlocks refer to this as a "balance change.""

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Re-added as an honor talent. Now reduces Physical damage done by 25% (up from 10%) but lasts for 10 seconds (down from 2 minutes).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Removed.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Redesigned. Reduces physical damage done instead of reducing attack power. No longer reduces armor.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Now also reduces the armor of the target by 5%.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.10 (2004-09-18): Effect has been slightly reduced.
  • PTR client.png Patch 0.9 (2004-08-17): Effect reduced at higher levels.

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