For the weapon, see  [Shadowstrike].
Ability rogue shadowstrike.png
  • Shadowstrike
  • Level 12 Subtlety rogue ability
  • Replaces [Ambush]
  • Melee range
  • 40 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Daggers
    Requires Stealth
  • Strike the target, dealing (87.35% of Attack power) Physical damage.

    While Stealthed, you strike through the shadows and appear behind your target up to 25 yds away, dealing 25% additional damage.

    Awards 2 combo points.
Usable by
Class Rogue
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 12

Shadowstrike is a level 12 Subtlety rogue ability.


Patches and hotfixes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now learned at level 12.
  • Legion Patch 7.2.5 (2017-06-13):
    • Shadowstrike now hits at melee range (was a 15 yard range) and generates 2 combo points (was 1).
    • Shadowstrike, when used while Stealthed, now deals 25% increased damage (was 9%) and teleports you up to 25 yards behind your target. This does not happen while in [Shadow Dance] or during [Subterfuge].
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-08-12): Shadowstrike range has been reduced to 15 yards (was 25 yards).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added.

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