An Overview of Death Knight Class Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

Last updated on Apr 24, 2023 at 16:41 by Stan 3 comments

On this page, we maintain an overview of all Death Knight changes that went live in Patch 10.1.


Death Knight Class Guides for Dragonflight Patch 10.1

If you are looking for Death Knight class guides, please, visit one of the guides linked below.


General Death Knight Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

  • Blood Draw Icon Blood Draw healing increased by 25%.

Blood Death Knight Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

  • Blood Plague Icon Blood Plague healing increased by 25%.
  • Relish in Blood Icon Relish in Blood healing increased by 25%.
  • Leech from Voracious Icon Voracious increased to 12% (was 10%).

Frost Death Knight Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

  • Vault of the Incarnates 2-Set Bonus has been changed — Obliterate Icon Obliterate and Frostscythe Icon Frostscythe critical strike damage is increased by 10% (15%).

Unholy Death Knight Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

  • Fixed an issue with Gargoyle stutter casting when the cast time of Gargoyle Strike Icon Gargoyle Strike was lower than 1 second.
  • Gargoyle Strike Icon Gargoyle Strike damage reduced by 8%.
  • Reaping Icon Reaping damage bonus increased to 30% (was 25%).
  • Festering Wound Icon Festering Wound damage increased by 10%.
  • Scourge Strike Icon Scourge Strike/Clawing Shadows Icon Clawing Shadows damage increased by 15%.
  • Death Coil Icon Death Coil damage increased by 10%.

Death Knight PvP Changes in Dragonflight Patch 10.1

  • Spellwarden has been redesigned — Reduces the cooldown of Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell by 10 seconds but reduces its duration by 50%. Anti-Magic Shell is now usable on allies.
  • Bloodforged Armor Icon Bloodforged Armor (New PvP Talent) — Death Strike Icon Death Strike reduces the Physical damage taken by 20% for 3 seconds.
  • Reanimation Icon Reanimation has been redesigned — Reanimates a nearby corpse, summoning a zombie for 20 seconds that slowly move towards your target. If your zombie reaches its target, it explodes after 3 seconds. The explosion stuns all enemies within 8 yards for 3 seconds and deals 20% of their health in Shadow damage.
  • The zombie summoned by Reanimation Icon Reanimation is no longer targetable or killable.
  • Reanimation Icon Reanimation now costs 30 Runic Power (was 1 Rune) and now has a 12 second cooldown with 2 charges.

More Dragonflight Patch 10.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 10.1 class changes linked below.



  • 24 Apr. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1 launch.
  • 21 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7 launch.
  • 22 Jan. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.5 launch.
  • 06 Dec. 2022: Updated with December 6 tuning.
  • 26 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
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