Warlock Class Changes in Patch 9.0.5

Last updated on Mar 08, 2021 at 18:57 by Stan 15 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Warlock class changes coming in Patch 9.0.5.


General Warlock Changes

  • Curse of Tongues Icon Curse of Tongues now lasts 1 minute (was 30 seconds) and lasts 20 seconds against enemy players (was 12 seconds).

Affliction Warlock Changes

  • Malefic Rapture Icon Malefic Rapture no longer causes targets to drop Stealth if it deals no damage.
  • Malefic Rapture Icon Malefic Rapture will no longer waste a Soul Shard if no targets are within line of sight when the cast is completed.
  • Seed of Corruption Icon Seed of Corruption now properly deals damage and applies Corruption Icon Corruption if the Warlock is crowd-controlled when the seed detonates.

Demonology Warlock Changes


Destruction Warlock Changes


Warlock Covenant Ability Changes


Warlock Legendary Power Changes

In this section, we list all Warlock Legendary Power changes that went live in Patch 9.0.5.


Affliction Warlock Legendary Powers


Demonology Warlock Legendary Powers


Destruction Warlock Legendary Powers


Warlock PvP Changes

  • Amplify Curse Icon Amplify Curse (PvP Talent) cooldown reduced to 30 seconds (was 45 seconds).
  • Casting Circle Icon Casting Circle (PvP Talent) no longer causes Unending Resolve Icon Unending Resolve to stop granting its interrupt immunity.
  • Demon Armor Icon Demon Armor (PvP Talent) increases Armor by 160% (was 90%).
  • Fixed an issue where Rapid Contagion Icon Rapid Contagion (Affliction PvP Talent) could be used while under the effects of crowd control abilities.

Warlock Anima Power Changes

The following Anima Powers have been removed: Hellfire Pact Icon Hellfire Pact, Crystal of Perpetual Displacement Icon Crystal of Perpetual Displacement.


More Patch 9.0.5 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.5 class changes linked below.



  • 08 Mar. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.0.5 release.
  • 26 Feb. 2021: Updated for Build 37705.
  • 21 Feb. 2021: Guide added.
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