Death Knight Anima Powers for Torghast in Shadowlands

Last updated on Dec 16, 2020 at 12:21 by Stan 5 comments

On this page, you will find all Death Knight Anima Powers from Torghast (which only work in Torghast). We divided them into 3 categories:


Best Anima Powers for Death Knights

As you can see below on this page, there are many Anima Powers available to Death Knights (to which you must also add the generic Anima Powers that all classes can use), and they rank differently according to the spec you are playing. For that purpose, we have pages ranking these powers for each spec.


Death Knight Talent-Granting Anima Powers

These Anima Powers grant you access to additional talents in the same row. If you already have that talent, you may select another talent in the same row.

  • Deathlord's Cypher Icon Deathlord's Cypher — Gain the Heartbreaker Icon Heartbreaker (Blood), Inexorable Assault Icon Inexorable Assault (Frost), Infected Claws Icon Infected Claws (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Gift Icon Deathlord's Gift — Gain the Rapid Decomposition Icon Rapid Decomposition (Blood), Runic Attenuation Icon Runic Attenuation (Frost), Bursting Sores Icon Bursting Sores (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Invocation Icon Deathlord's Invocation — Gain the Will of the Necropolis Icon Will of the Necropolis (Blood), Avalanche Icon Avalanche (Frost), Pestilent Pustules Icon Pestilent Pustules (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Legacy Icon Deathlord's Legacy — Gain the Heartbreaker Icon Heartbreaker/Grip of the Dead Icon Grip of the Dead (Blood),Runic Attenuation Icon Runic Attenuation/Permafrost Icon Permafrost (Frost), Harbinger of Doom Icon Harbinger of Doom/ Spell Eater Icon Spell Eater (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Lesson Icon Deathlord's Lesson — Gain the Foul Bulwark Icon Foul Bulwark (Blood), Death's Reach Icon Death's Reach (Frost), Grip of the Dead Icon Grip of the Dead (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Mythos Icon Deathlord's Mythos — Gain the Voracious Icon Voracious (Blood), Gathering Storm Icon Gathering Storm (Frost), Pestilence Icon Pestilence (Unholy) talent.
  • Deathlord's Ultimatum Icon Deathlord's Ultimatum — Gain the Purgatory Icon Purgatory (Blood), Icecap Icon Icecap (Frost), Army of the Damned Icon Army of the Damned talent.

Death Knight Covenant Anima Powers

These Anima Powers empower your Death Knight's Covenant Abilities in various ways.

You can learn more information about Signature and Covenant Abilities in our guide linked below.


Kyrian Death Knight Anima Powers

  • Darkhelm of Nuren Icon Darkhelm of NurenShackle the Unworthy Icon Shackle the Unworthy causes enemies within 10 yards of your target to tremble in fear, stunning them for 5 seconds.
  • Eyes of the Unceasing Icon Eyes of the Unceasing — Reduce the cooldown of Shackle the Unworthy Icon Shackle the Unworthy by 10 seconds.
  • Reinforced Manacle Icon Reinforced ManacleShackle the Unworthy Icon Shackle the Unworthy reduces enemy damage dealt to you by an additional 10%.
  • Twisted Hellchoker Icon Twisted HellchokerShackle the Unworthy Icon Shackle the Unworthy charms the target, causing them to fight alongside you for 7 seconds.

Night Fae Death Knight Anima Powers

  • Corrupted Sapwood Icon Corrupted SapwoodDeath's Due Icon Death's Due stacks 1 additional times for each target struck by Heart Strike Icon Heart Strike (Blood), Obliterate Icon Obliterate (Frost), Scourge Strike Icon Scourge Strike (Unholy). Also increases the maximum stacks by 8.
  • Nightmare Tendrils Icon Nightmare TendrilsDeath's Due Icon Death's Due roots targets inside its radius for 8 seconds when cast, dealing [ 36% of Attack Power ] damage every 2 seconds.
  • Toxic Accumulator Icon Toxic Accumulator — Enemies damaged by Death's Due Icon Death's Due take 10% increased damage from Death's Due, stacking up to 8 times.

Necrolord Death Knight Anima Powers

  • Engorged Limb Icon Engorged Limb — Each Rune spent extends Abomination Limb Icon Abomination Limb's duration by 1 seconds.
  • Fatal Grasp Icon Fatal GraspAbomination Limb Icon Abomination Limb casts Soul Reaper Icon Soul Reaper on any enemy it pulls.
  • Prosthetic Grabber Icon Prosthetic Grabber — Grows an extra Abomination Limb Icon Abomination Limb, and allows your Abomination Limb to grab enemies from up to 40 yards away.

Venthyr Death Knight Anima Powers

  • Death's Deliverance Icon Death's Deliverance — During Swarming Mist Icon Swarming Mist, Door of Shadows Icon Door of Shadows has no cooldown and now causes you to explode upon reaching your destination, dealing [ 300% of Attack Power ] Shadow damage.
  • Formless Executioner Icon Formless ExecutionerSwarming Mist Icon Swarming Mist increases Dodge by an additional 15%, and each time you dodge an attack, Swarming Mists damage is increased by 10%. Stacks 5 times.
  • Swarm Host Icon Swarm HostDeath Grip Icon Death Grip activates Swarming Mist Icon Swarming Mist for 3 seconds. If Swarming Mist is already active, its duration is increased instead.

Other Death Knight Anima Powers

Anima Powers listed here drastically empower your class abilities and allow for unique interactions between them.

  • Ancient Drake Breath Icon Ancient Drake BreathIcebound Fortitude Icon Icebound Fortitude unleashes an Ancient Drake, freezing all nearby enemies for 7 seconds and dealing [ 300% of Attack Power ] Frost damage.
  • Animate Armaments Icon Animate ArmamentsDeath Grip Icon Death Grip strips your enemy of their weapon if they have one, animating it to fight by your side for 6 seconds.
  • Blightstone Icon Blightstone — The radius of Outbreak Icon Outbreak, Blood Boil Icon Blood Boil, and Howling Blast Icon Howling Blast is increased by 5 yards.
  • Blood-tinged Poker Icon Blood-tinged PokerSacrificial Pact Icon Sacrificial Pact has no cooldown, and Raise Dead Icon Raise Dead's cooldown is reduced to 25 seconds.
  • Bone Growing Juice Icon Bone Growing Juice — During Pillar of Frost Icon Pillar of Frost, Vampiric Blood Icon Vampiric Blood, or Dark Transformation Icon Dark Transformation, your size, Strength, and Stamina are increased by 50%.
  • Bone Harvester Icon Bone HarvesterDeath Coil Icon Death Coil afflicts enemies with Bone Harvest, dealing 60% of Death Coil's damage over 5 seconds. Targets killed during Bone Harvest are reanimated as a Risen Skulker or a Magus of the Dead for 60 seconds.
  • Boundless Fortitude Icon Boundless Fortitude — Mind Freezing a spell cast activates Icebound Fortitude Icon Icebound Fortitude.
  • Chains of Anguish Icon Chains of AnguishChains of Ice Icon Chains of Ice binds enemies' health together, causing them to share 50% of damage taken.
  • Creeping Decay Icon Creeping DecayDeath and Decay Icon Death and Decay's radius is increased by 3 yards.
  • Darkreaver's Lens Icon Darkreaver's LensAnti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone reflects harmful |magical effects back at the caster.
  • Darkreaver's Ward Icon Darkreaver's WardAnti-Magic Zone Icon Anti-Magic Zone lasts 3 seconds longer and reduces spell damage taken by an additional 10%.
  • Death Turf Icon Death Turf — You and your minions gain 10% Haste while you are inside your Death and Decay Icon Death and Decay.
  • Force Pull Icon Force PullDeath Grip Icon Death Grip causes the target to slam to the ground, knocking down nearby enemies for 3 seconds.
  • Lich Robes Icon Lich RobesLichborne Icon Lichborne's cooldown is reduced by 10 seconds when you Death Strike Icon Death Strike.
  • Monstrous Concoction Icon Monstrous ConcoctionDeath Coil Icon Death Coil's healing infuses you or your minions with monstrous power, increasing attack speed and damage by 15% for 60 seconds. Stacks twice.
  • Necromantic Bile Icon Necromantic BileSacrificial Pact Icon Sacrificial Pact deals 200% more damage and the blast radius is increased by 2 yards.
  • Occult Emitter Icon Occult EmitterAnti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell removes all harmful magical effects.
  • Phearomones Icon Phearomones — Enemies damaged by your Death and Decay Icon Death and Decay have a chance to cower in place for 3 seconds.
  • Plaguebringer Icon PlaguebringerMarrowrend Icon Marrowrend, Obliterate Icon Obliterate, and Festering Strike Icon Festering Strike cause your disease damage to occur 150% more quickly for 5 seconds.
  • Rune Hunter Icon Rune Hunter — Ashen Phylacteries have a 10% chance to contain a rune that affixes to your rune weapon, to a maximum of 8 additional runes.
  • Skull Bloomer Icon Skull BloomerDeath Coil Icon Death Coil deals 50% additional damage and healing.
  • Slick Ice Icon Slick IcePath of Frost Icon Path of Frost increases movement speed by 30%.
  • Superstrain Icon Superstrain — Your Frost Fever Icon Frost Fever, Blood Plague Icon Blood Plague, and Virulent Plague Icon Virulent Plague also apply the other two diseases.
  • The Horsemen's Call Icon The Horsemen's Call — Your Death Gate Icon Death Gate calls forth a Horseman of the Ebon Blade to assist you in battle, but has a 10 minute cooldown.
  • Tome of Swordplay Icon Tome of SwordplayMind Freeze Icon Mind Freeze's cooldown is reduced by 3 seconds when you successfully interrupt a cast.
  • Unbreakable Cuffs Icon Unbreakable CuffsChains of Ice Icon Chains of Ice strikes 1 additional targets and lasts an additional 3 seconds.
  • Undertaker's Crown Icon Undertaker's CrownLichborne Icon Lichborne causes you to radiate Death Coil Icon Death Coils onto your target, or yourself while you are injured.
  • Unquenchable Blade Icon Unquenchable Blade
    • Blood: Dancing Rune Weapon Icon Dancing Rune Weapon's cooldown is decreased by 20 seconds.
    • Frost: Empower Rune Weapon Icon Empower Rune Weapon's cooldown is decreased by 20 seconds.
    • Unholy: Army of the Dead Icon Army of the Dead's cooldown is decreased by 40 seconds.

Other Class-Specific Anima Powers

Below, you will find links to other class-specific Anima Powers coming in Shadowlands.



  • 16 Dec. 2020: Reviewed based on the latest hotfixes.
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  • 25 May 2020: New Anima Powers added from Alpha Build 34490.
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