Demon Hunter Covenant Abilities in Shadowlands

Last updated on May 25, 2020 at 10:41 by Stan 1 comment

Here, you will find all class-specific Covenant abilities available to Demon Hunters in Shadowlands.

Here is our guide to all the covenant abilities for Demon Hunters. We first present you with a summary of the abilities (the signature ability and the class-specific ability) provided by each covenant, before going through all class-specific abilities in more detail.


Summary of Abilities Granted to Demon Hunters by Each Covenant

  • Kyrian
    • Signature AbilitySummon Steward Icon Summon Steward calls your steward to bring you a Phial of Serenity Icon Phial of Serenity.
    • Demon Hunter AbilityElysian Decree Icon Elysian Decree makes you carve runes into the ground, which detonate to deal Arcane damage and shatter Lesser Soul Fragments from foes.
  • Night Fae
    • Signature AbilitySoulshape Icon Soulshape transforms you into a Vulpin, increasing your Movement Speed by 30% for 12 seconds.
    • Demon Hunter AbilityThe Hunt Icon The Hunt inflicts Nature damage and roots enemies. Marked targets increase your Fury from Demon's Bite Icon Demon's Bite and Shear Icon Shear against them.
  • Necrolord
    • Signature AbilityFleshcraft Icon Fleshcraft provides an absorption shield equal to 20-50% of your maximum health.
    • Demon Hunter AbilityFodder to the Flame Icon Fodder to the Flame spawns a demon that creates a puddle when defeated. Standing it in increases your Attack Power and reduces damage dealt to you.
  • Venthyr
    • Signature AbilityDoor of Shadows Icon Door of Shadows makes you teleport to a targeted location.
    • Demon Hunter AbilitySinful Brand Icon Sinful Brand reduces melee and casting speeds of enemies and inflicts Shadow damage over time.

Kyrian Demon Hunter Covenant Ability

Elysian Decree Icon Elysian Decree: Place a Kyrian Sigil at the target location that activates after 2 seconds. Detonates to deal (120% of Attack Power) Arcane damage and shatter up to 3 Lesser Soul Fragments from enemies affected by the sigil. (Instant, 30-yard range, 60-second cooldown)


Night Fae Demon Hunter Covenant Ability

The Hunt Icon The Hunt: Charge to an enemy, inflicting (250% of Attack Power) Nature damage and rooting them in place for 3 seconds. The target is marked for 60 seconds, increasing your Fury from Demon's Bite Icon Demon's Bite (Havoc) or Shear Icon Shears (Vengeance) against them by 50%. You may reactivate The Hunt every 30 seconds to teleport behind the marked target, ignoring line of sight. (1-second cast, 50-yard range, 3-minute cooldown)


Necrolord Demon Hunter Covenant Ability

Fodder to the Flame Icon Fodder to the Flame: Commission a duel to the death against a Condemned Demon from the Theater of Pain. Vanquishing your foe releases its demon soul and creates a pool of demon blood. Fighting within the pool increases your Attack Speed by 20% and reduces the damage that enemies deal to you by 10%. Fleshcraft Icon Fleshcraft treats the Condemned Demon as a powerful enemy. (Instant, 2-minute cooldown)

The spell summons various demons that chase and attack you.

Killing the demon spawns a puddle that increases your Attack Power by 20% while you stand in it.


Venthyr Demon Hunter Covenant Ability

Sinful Brand Icon Sinful Brand: Brand an enemy with the mark of the Venthyr, reducing their melee and casting speeds by 30% and inflicting (400% of Attack Power) Shadow damage over 8 seconds. Activating Metamorphosis Icon Metamorphosis applies Sinful Brand to all nearby enemies. (Instant, 30-yard range, 60-second cooldown)


Other Covenant Class Abilities

You can find all class-specific Covenant abilities available for other classes linked below.

This article has been updated for Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.



  • 25 May 2020: Updated for Alpha Build 34490.
  • 17 May 2020: Page added.
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