|Fan of Knives|
Fan of Knives is a level 19 Assassination rogue ability.
- This ability's name is a reference to the Warden ability of the same name.
- Fan of Knives is a basic Rogue spell in Hearthstone. The flavor text reads: "I wouldn't say I LOVE knives, but I'm definitely a fan."
- Fan of Knives is one of Maiev's basic abilities in Heroes of the Storm.
Patches and hotfixes
- Patch 9.1.5 (2021-11-02): No longer maximum target capped and instead deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets.
- Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now capped at 8 targets.
- Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13): Fan of Knives damage increased by 40%.
- Hotfix (2017-02-03): Damage increased by 4%.
- Hotfix (2016-09-23): Fan of Knives damage increased by 30%.
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer available to Subtlety.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now always applies poisons and generates a combo point. No longer available to Combat rogues.
- Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Damage has been increased by 25%.
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now also has a chance of applying active poisons at their normal rate. Awards 1 combo points if it strikes the current combo target.
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Now deals damage based on your equipped throwing weapon, instead of your melee weapons.
- Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): The damage done by this ability has been reduced by 30%, and Throwing Specialization no longer causes Fan of Knives to interrupt spellcasting.
- Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): The cooldown has been removed. In addition, now deals 150% of weapon damage when used while daggers are equipped.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.