Mortal Strike Level 5 Arms warrior ability Melee range 20 Rage 6 sec cooldown Instant Requires Two-Handed Melee Weapon A vicious strike that deals (439% of weapon damage) Physical damage and reduces the effectiveness of healing on the target for 10 sec. Usable by Class
Warrior Properties School
6 seconds Other information Level learned
, [Focused Rage ] , [In For The Kill ] , [Mortal Combo ] [Tactician ] Related debuff
Mortal Strike is a level 5 Arms warrior ability. It is one of the most powerful and important attacks in the Arms warrior's arsenal, dealing substantial damage, applying a healing debuff.
Mortal Strike is one of Arms warriors' most powerful attacks. Arms warriors should use Mortal Strike whenever possible.
Mortal Strike also applies the
[Mortal Wounds ] healing debuff. This can be useful in PvP to stop enemy healers from healing a target your group is attempting to focus fire on. The healing reduction effect does not stack with any other healing reduction effect.
The 4-piece set bonus from the warrior's Tier-8.25 set, Conqueror's Siegebreaker Battlegear (level 80) gives a 10% increased chance to crit with Mortal Strike.
Mortal Strike is a rare Warrior spell in . The flavor text reads: Hearthstone ""If you only use one ability, use Mortal Strike." - The Warrior Code, Line 6"
Patches and hotfixes
" Hotfix (2017-06-14): Mortal Strike damage reduced by 30% in PvP situations."
" Hotfix (2017-06-13): Damage increased by 12%."
Mortal Strike damage increased by 20%. Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13):
Damage increased by 55%. Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19):
" Hotfix (2016-03-03): Now deals 10% less damage against another player."
Now replaces Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): for Arms warriors. [Heroic Strike ]
Now deals 215% of weapon damage (up from 175%). Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10):
" Hotfix (2012-09-20): Mortal Strike now does 165% weapon damage (down from 185%)."
Now generates 10 Rage instead of consuming Rage. Weapon damage increased from 150% to 185%, cooldown increased from 4.5 to 6 sec. Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28):
Mortal Strike now reduces the target's healing received by 25%, up from 10%. Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29):
Mortal Strike cost has been reduced by 5 rage. Patch 4.0.6 (2011-02-08):
Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Now reduce healing by 10%, down from 25%.
Now does 150% weapon damage, down from 185%.
Changed to an Arms Specialization ability. Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12):
" Hotfix (2007-02-13): Mortal Strike and " Wound Poison (rank 4) no longer stack at any rank.
Now uses normalized attack power. Patch 1.8.0 (2005-10-10):
Mortal Strike changed to deal weapon damage + a flat amount (85, 110, 135, 160) instead of percentage-based damage. Additional ranks available on Warrior trainers. Patch 1.2.0 (2004-12-18): Now has a cooldown, damage has also been reduced. Patch 0.9 (2004-08-17):