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Summon Imp
Spell shadow summonimp
  • Summon Imp
  • Level 3 warlock ability
  • 1 Soul Shard
  • 6 sec cast
  • Summons an Imp under your command that casts ranged Firebolts.
Class Warlock
School Shadow
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Other information
Level learned 3

An imp

Summon Imp is a warlock ability used to summon a controllable Imp to be your minion. The imp is the first demonic minion available to the warlock, and available at the beginning of the game.

Of the five regular warlock pets, the Imp has the least health, but it makes up for this by being a ranged spell caster with defensive and utility abilites.


Ability Level
Spell shadow burningspirit [Avoidance] Passive
Spell fire firebolt [Firebolt] 3
Ability heroicleap [Flee] 17
Spell fire elementaldevastation [Singe Magic] Ability warlock demonicempowerment [Command Demon]



Fel Imp


As with the other warlock pets, the Imp talks. When asked to attack, it will sometimes complain about it in Common or Orcish. At other times, it says something indecipherable in Demonic.

Imp & Fiend

Voice overs when summoned
  • *demonic cackle*
  • "Is this REALLY necessary?!"
  • "This was NOT in my contract!"
  • "Can't we all just get along?"
  • "Ohhhh sure, send the little guy!"
  • "What's in it for me?"
  • "Do I have to?!"
  • "Ahh! Okay, okay, okay, okay, okay, okay!"
  • "Yeah, I'll get right on it."
  • "You know, we've had a lot of fun together, it's been really special, but I think it's time I should start seeing other warlocks. Just a little on the side. No no no it's not you, it's not you, it's me. I just need my space, it's nobody's fault."
  • "Don't call on me, I'll call on you."
  • "Argh! I feel so used!"
  • "Goodbye. Thanks."
  • "*indistinct grumbling*...I wish...*indistinct grumbling*...wish you were DEAD."
Before the Imp was given voiced lines, it would instead say phrases in the chat
  • What? You mean you can't kill this one by yourself?
  • Make yourself useful and help me out on this one!
  • Release me already, I've had enough!
  • Alright, I'm on it! Stop yelling!
  • No shi rakir no tiros kamil re lok ante refir shi rakir
  • Maz ruk X rikk xi laz enkil parn zila zilthuras karkun thorje kar x zennshi

Fel Imp

  • "Uh, 'scuse me, don't talk to me like I'm one of those PATHETIC CREATURES YOU HAD WHEN YOU STARTED OUT!"
  • "What are you thinkin'?"
  • "This is why we get along."
  • "Yeah! It's fighting time!"
  • "Gonna make it home just in time to reach the Nether Shore."
  • "Gimme five! Way up high! Way down low... Too slow!"
  • "You ever wanna kick back, pound down a few ales, you let this imp know, mkay?"
  • "Cool story bro, gotta go!"
"So I was out with a bunch of my imp buddies when we saw this total hottie... Sadly by the time we reached her she burned to death."
  • "It's burnin time!"
  • "Let's heat things up!"
  • "Yeah... I'll be right behind you."
  • "Yeah yeah... I'll clean up your mess."
Summon (Currently uses the Imp summon sounds with the barbershop change.)
  • "You rang? I deliver."
  • "Laughs* Needed a little extra firepower?"
  • "Yo... My favorite warlock! Hey did you catch that arena match last night? Mhm..."
  • "Hey hey hey! Needed a wingman, huh?"


Imp Samwise Art

Imp art by Samwise.

  • Imps have an idle animation of capering about, sometimes performing a front flip as well. They never seem to stand totally still and often fidget.
  • The Imp is notable for being the only warlock minion with almost entirely comical quotes. These quotes may represent a genuine depiction of Imps' personalities, or perhaps more likely a less canonical interpretation similar to characters' joke emotes.
  • While swimming the Imp performs the doggy paddle.


As of patch 10.1.5, the Imp's appearance can be customized in the barbershop. As part of this new system, the Fel Imp minion, which previously existed as an upgraded minion in the form of Spell warlock summonimpoutland [Summon Fel Imp], became a cosmetic variant rather than a separate summon with its own abilities. It can be learned from Grimoire of Fel Imp.

A third type of imp variant, the Fiend, was also added with the patch as part of the new system. You can also now disable the fel flames on the base imp skin.

Patch changes[]

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