Not to be confused with [Asphyxiate].
Spell shadow soulleech 3.png
Usable by
Class Death knight
School Shadow
Cooldown 1 minute
Other information
Level available 30
Related debuff
  • Magic
  • Strangulate
  • Silenced.
  • Duration: 5 seconds

Strangulate is a death knight PvP talent, available at level 30.


Removed from game The subject of this section has been removed from World of Warcraft.

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.1.0 (2021-06-29): Now available to all three specializations (was Blood only). Range reduced to 15 yards (was 30 yards).
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now requires level 30 (was 57).
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Now a PvP talent (was a rank 43 honor talent).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19):
    • Now a Blood-only honor talent (was a level 58 ability for all death knights).
    • Cost removed (was 1 Blood Rune).
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): No longer interrupts non-player targets' spellcasting.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Cooldown reduced to 60 seconds (was 2 minutes).
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): Updated tooltip to include the functionality that this ability also interrupts spellcasting on NPCs.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04): This ability will also apply a 3 second interrupt effect against non-player controlled targets, making it more versatile against creatures immune to silencing effects.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): No longer does damage and has been reduced to 1 rank.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): All silence spells now have diminishing returns.

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