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  • Pestilence
  • Level 56 death knight ability
  • Melee range
  • 1 Blood
  • Instant
  • Spreads existing Blood Plague and Frost Fever infections from your target to all other enemies within 10 yards.
Usable by
Class Death knight
School Shadow
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 56
"With each breath, I can sense that you are one step closer to death."
Saeryn Dusksorrow

Pestilence is a death knight ability that allows the Death Knight to spread their [Frost Fever] and [Blood Plague] from one target to other nearby targets within 10 yards. The minor  [Glyph of Pestilence] can increase the range of spreading diseases by 5 yards. It costs 1 Blood Rune to cast.


  • Glyph of Pestilence
  • Major Glyph
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    Increases the radius of your Pestilence effect by 5 yards.
  • Classes: Death Knight
  • Requires Level 56
  • Sell Price: 1s


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