Warlock Class Changes in Patch 9.1.5

Last updated on Nov 04, 2021 at 14:18 by Stan 4 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Warlock class changes introduced in Patch 9.1.5.


General Warlock Changes

  • The following area-of-effect abilities are no longer maximum-target capped and instead deal reduced damage beyond 8 targets: Felguard's Felstorm Icon Felstorm (Demonology).
  • Impending Catastrophe Icon Impending Catastrophe (Venthyr Ability) chaotic anima cloud width has been increased by 60%, now deals a tick of its periodic damage on impact and will more accurately apply its damage-over-time effect to hostile targets.
  • Decimating Bolt Icon Decimating Bolt (Necrolord Ability) cast time reduced to 2 seconds (was 2.5 seconds).
  • Scouring Tithe Icon Scouring Tithe (Kyrian Ability) instant and periodic damage increased by 20% and cast time reduced to 1.5 seconds (was 2 seconds).
  • Languishing Soul Detritus Icon Languishing Soul Detritus (Kyrian Runecarving Power) Critical Strike chance bonus increased to 45% (was 40%) and now grants the Warlock a 33% movement speed buff and 15% Critical Strike chance increase when Scouring Tithe Icon Scouring Tithe expires.
  • Decaying Soul Satchel Icon Decaying Soul Satchel (Night Fae Runecarving Power) no longer generates stacks when targeting enemies that are immune to its damage.
  • Decimating Bolt Icon Decimating Bolt’s (Necrolord Ability) damage bonus to Demonbolt Icon Demonbolt, Shadow Bolt Icon Shadow Bolt, or Incinerate Icon Incinerate can no longer be dispelled.
  • Warlock's Soulstone can no longer be applied to players that have Forgeborne Reveries Icon Forgeborne Reveries (Bonesmith Heirmir) active.

Affliction Warlock Changes

  • Death Bolt Icon Death Bolt (PvP Talent) now deals 50% of remaining damage over time (was 40%) and can no longer critically strike. Additionally, the spell now reaches the target faster.
  • Rapid Contagion Icon Rapid Contagion (PvP Talent) duration is now 20 seconds (was 15 seconds).
  • Dark Soul: Misery Icon Dark Soul: Misery (Talent) can no longer be dispelled.

Demonology Warlock Changes

  • Nether Portal Icon Nether Portal (Talent) cooldown reduced to 2.5 minutes (was 3 minutes).

Destruction Warlock Changes

  • Bonds of Fel Icon Bonds of Fel (PvP Talent) has been slightly redesigned — No longer snares the target and no longer splits damage with pets and guardians.
  • Dark Soul: Instability Icon Dark Soul: Instability (Talent) can no longer be dispelled.

More Patch 9.1.5 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.1.5 class changes linked below.



  • 04 Nov. 2021: Updated with the latest hotfixes.
  • 28 Oct. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.5 release.
  • 10 Sep. 2021: Updated for 9.1.5 Build 40078.
  • 07 Sep. 2021: Guide added.
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