"CoE" redirects here. For the other warlock spell, see [Curse of Exhaustion].
Curse of the Elements
Warlock curse shadow.png
  • Curse of the Elements
  • Level 51 warlock ability
  • 40 yd range
  • 4% of base mana
  • Instant
  • Curses the target, increasing magic damage taken by 5% for 5 min.

    A Warlock can only have one Curse active per target.
Usable by
Class Warlock
School Shadow
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 51
Improvements [Cursed Auras], [Soulburn: Curse],  [Glyph of Curse of the Elements]
Related debuff
Warlock curse shadow.png
  • Curse
  • Curse of the Elements
  • Increases magic damage taken by 5%.
  • Duration: 5 min

Curse of the Elements, or CoE for short, is a warlock Curse that causes the target to take an additional 5% magic damage.


Patch changes

  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer reduces resistances, magic damage increase reduced from 8% to 5%. New icon.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Cursed targets will now take an additional 8% magical damage, down from 13%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): (Rank 4) - Increased to 11% spell damage, up from 10%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): (Rank 5) - Increased to 13% spell damage, up from 10%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Now reduces Nature resistance and increases damage taken through all magic schools.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.4.3 (2008-07-15): Merged with [Curse of Shadow]. Now applies to Arcane and Shadow damage, as well as Frost and Fire.
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Now has a duration of 2 minutes when used on PvP targets.
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.9.0 (2006-01-03): Can no longer cause resistances to become negative. Now increases damage taken from Frost and Fire schools by up to 8%/10%
  • WoW Icon update.png Patch 1.2.0 (2004-12-18): Increased duration from two minutes to five minutes.
  • Test-inline.png Patch 0.11 (2004-09-29): Reworked, it now reduces Fire and Frost resistances.

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