Rune of Razorice
Spell frost frostarmor.png
  • Rune of Razorice
  • Level 8 death knight ability
  • 5 sec cast
  • Engrave your weapon with a rune that causes (1.127% of Attack power)% extra weapon damage as Frost damage and increases enemies' vulnerability to your Frost attacks by 3%, stacking up to 5 times.

    Modifying your rune requires a Runeforge in Ebon Hold.
Usable by
Class Death knight
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 8
Related debuff
Spell deathknight frozenruneweapon.png
  • Razorice
  • Frost damage taken from the Death Knight's abilities increased by 3%.
  • Duration: 20 seconds

Rune of Razorice is a death knight frost rune that can be made through [Runeforging]. Frost death knights will use this on their off-hand weapon (with [Rune of the Fallen Crusader] on the main hand) to boost their frost damage on single target fights.

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Level squish: Now available at level 8 (was 55).
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.5 (2019-03-12): Rune of Razorice's Frost Vulnerability now only affects class abilities.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25): Now increases Frost damage by 3% per stack (was 2%).
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-08-22): Now correctly increases the damage of some previously unaffected Frost abilities.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now deals 10% additional weapon damage (up from 4%).
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now deals 4% additional weapon damage (up from 3%), and increases Frost damage by 2% per stack (down from 3%).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Now causes 3% extra weapon damage as Frost damage (up from 2%), and each stack of Frost Vulnerability now causes the target to take an additional 3% damage from the Death Knight's Frost attacks (up from 2%).
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): Now stacks 5 stacks of 2% Frost Vulnerability instead of 10 stacks of 1% Frost Vulnerability. Proc chance changed to 100%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): The frost vulnerability granted by this enchantment will now increase the damage done by Frost Fever as intended.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04):
    • Each death knight can now have his or her own copy of this debuff on the target.
    • Corrected a bug where this applied to frost damage done by others.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Hotfix (2009-04-01):
    • The debuff caused by the Rune of Razorice is no longer dispellable.
    • The weapon enchants Rune of Razorice and [Rune of Lichbane] will no longer cause the [Killing Machine] talent to be triggered more often.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.

External links

Rune Debuff