Warlock Class Changes in Patch 9.1

Last updated on Jun 27, 2021 at 09:05 by Stan 2 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Warlock class changes introduced in Patch 9.1.


General Warlock Changes

  • Shadow Bolt Icon Shadow Bolt Mana cost reduced to 1.5% base mana (was 2%).
  • Dark Pact Icon Dark Pact's (Level 30 Talent) additional absorb shield has been increased by 316%.

Warlock Class Guides Updated for Patch 9.1

Below, you will find out Warlock class guides, which have all been updated for Patch 9.1.


Affliction Warlock Changes


Demonology Warlock Changes


Destruction Warlock Changes


Warlock Legendary Power Changes

In this section, we list all Warlock Legendary Power changes that went live in Patch 9.1.


Affliction Warlock Legendary Powers

  • Sacrolash's Dark Strike Icon Sacrolash's Dark Strike (Runecarving Power) has been redesigned — Corruption Icon Corruption damage is increased by 25% (was 15%), and each time Corruption deals damage, it extends the duration of all your Curses active on the target by 2 seconds (was Corrupted targets movement speed slowed by 50%).

New Warlock Legendary Powers

This section contains all the new Warlock Legendary Powers added in Patch 9.1.


Warlock PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Shadow Rift Icon Shadow Rift — Conjure a Shadow Rift at the target location lasting 2 seconds. Enemy players within the rift when it expires are teleported to your Demonic Circle.
  • Casting Circle Icon Casting Circle (PvP Talent) radius increased to 5 yards (was 3 yards), lasts 12 seconds (was 8 seconds) and now spawns directly underneath the warlock.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Unstable Affliction Icon Unstable Affliction from contributing towards Soul Leech absorb when Rampant Afflictions Icon Rampant Afflictions (PvP Talent) was selected.

Affliction Warlock PvP Changes

  • Essence Drain Icon Essence Drain (PvP Talent) now lasts 10 seconds (was 6 seconds).
  • Soul Shatter (PvP Talent) has been removed.

Demonology Warlock PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Fel Obelisk Icon Fel Obelisk — Summon a Fel Obelisk with 5% of your maximum health. Empowers you and your minions within 40 yards, increasing Attack Power by 20% and reducing the cast time of spells by 20% for 15 seconds.
  • Call Fel Lord Icon Call Fel Lord (PvP Talent) now deals 200% of the caster’s Spell Power per swing (was 5% of target’s maximum health). Cooldown of the ability increased to 2 minutes (was 1.5 minutes).
  • Singe Magic (PvP Talent) has been removed.

Destruction Warlock PvP Changes

  • New PvP Talent: Bonds of Fel Icon Bonds of Fel — Encircle enemy players with Bonds of Fel, snaring them by 50% for 6 seconds. If any target leaves the 8-yard radius, deals Fire damage, split amongst all nearby enemies.
  • Chaos Bolt Icon Chaos Bolt now deals 40% more damage in PvP combat (was 15%).
  • Focused Chaos (PvP Talent) has been removed.

More Patch 9.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.1 class changes linked below.



  • 27 Jun. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.
  • 22 May 2021: Page added.
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