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Warlock Class Changes on the Shadowlands Beta for September 23rd

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It's Warlock time as Covenant abilities Soul Rot and Decimating Bolt get tweaked! 

Blizzard LogoWarlock Changes for September 23 (source)

This week, Soul Rot Soul Rot has had its health cost removed, while retaining a minor mana cost. Additionally, the primary target of your Soul Rot will now take increased damage compared to the secondary targets.

Decimating Bolt Decimating Bolt has been tweaked to help balance out some talent choices that could greatly swing the value of this ability. For Affliction Warlocks with Drain Soul Drain Soul talented, Decimating Bolt will now only affect your next Drain Soul (was previously your next three). Destruction Warlocks with Fire and Brimstone chosen will have the bonus damage value reduced. For Demonology Warlocks, the buff has been altered to affect your next Shadow Bolt Shadow Bolt or Demonbolt Demonbolt (rather than just Shadow Bolt).

In an upcoming build, the buff will only interact with Demonbolt for Demonology Warlocks.

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Again a nerf to a class that needed love for a long time. It's true that Decimating Bolt was quite overtuned for affliction warlocks compared to the over covenant abilities and the change probably is justified but nerving it for destro locks? Incinerate deals jack *filtered* of damage anyways, what's the problem with buffing it with the ability?

If anyone who's got a little more intel to Destro and the interaction with Decimating Bolt and Incinerate, I'd much appreciate how on earth they came up with nerfing it more. How hard does it actually hit??

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