Heart Strike
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  • Heart Strike
  • Level 55 Blood death knight ability
  • Melee range
  • 1 Rune
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Instantly strike the target and 1 other nearby enemy, causing 185% Physical damage, and reducing enemies' movement speed by 50% for 8 sec.

    Generates 5 bonus Runic Power.
Usable by
Class Death knight
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 55
Improvements [Blood for Blood], [Heartbreaker]
Related debuff
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  • Heart Strike
  • Movement speed reduced by 50%.
  • Duration: 8 seconds

Heart Strike is a level 55 Blood death knight ability.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Legion Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13): Heart Strike damage increased by 10%.
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-09-16): (Hotfix in testing; to be applied with next weekly maintenance) Most abilities used by Tank specializations have had their damage reduced by 10%.
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-08-16): Heart Strike damage reduced by 20%, but PvP mult removed (net increase of 7% in PvP).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Re-added and redesigned.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Weapon damage reduced from 175% to 115%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Secondary targets of Heart Strike now take half as much damage.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Bonus damage for diseases is now a multiplier rather than a flat bonus. No longer affected by  [Glyph of Blood Strike].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): No longer has a haste debuff but will now be able to strike two targets.

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