Icebound Fortitude
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Usable by
Class Death knight
School Physical
Cooldown 3 min
Other information
Level learned 57
Related buff
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  • Icebound Fortitude
  • Damage taken reduced by 20%.
    Immune to Stun effects.
  • Duration: 8 seconds

Icebound Fortitude is a level 65 death knight ability that allows the death knight to become immune to stun effects and take less damage.

Patches and hotfixes

  • Legion Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13): Icebound Fortitude is now learned at level 57 (was 65).
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now lasts 8 seconds (down from 12 seconds).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): No longer costs Runic Power.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08): Now breaks stuns when used, in addition to providing immunity to them.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now provides 20% damage reduction, down from 30% (now 50%, down from 60% when talented), and has a 3-minute cooldown, up from 2 minutes.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Hotfix (2010-02-05): Icebound Fortitude now provides 30% base damage reduction, up from 20% damage reduction. For a geared tank with high defense, this translates to 50% damage reduction, up from 40%. Tooltip to be fixed next patch.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): Cooldown increased to 2 minutes.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Now reduces damage by 20% instead of 50%. The amount of damage reduced increases with bonus Defense (to about 35% for 540 Defense, but can go higher).

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