Rune of Unending Thirst
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  • Rune of Unending Thirst
  • Level 20 death knight ability
  • 5 sec cast
  • Engrave your weapon with a rune that increases your movement speed by 5%. Additionally, when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor you heal for 5% of your maximum health and gain 10% Haste and movement speed.

    Modifying your rune requires a Runeforge in Ebon Hold.
Usable by
Class Death knight
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 20
Affects Movement speed, haste
Related buff
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  • Rune of Unending Thirst
  • Haste and Movement Speed increased by 10%.
  • Duration: 10 seconds

Rune of Unending Thirst is a death knight [Runeforging] spell available at level 20.


  • The passive movement speed bonus and the bonus from the on-kill buff stack, for a total of 15% increased movement speed while the buff is active.
  • The movement speed and haste bonuses will not double up when dual wielding two weapons with this rune. Aside from causing the heal to trigger twice, the second Rune of Unending Thirst will be ineffective.
  • During Shadowlands development, this rune passively increased movement speed by 10% while dead, instead of 5% while alive.

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