Warlock 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 Warlocks in Shadowlands.

Here is our guide to all the covenant abilities for Warlocks. 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 Warlocks by Each Covenant


Kyrian Warlock Covenant Ability

Scouring Tithe Icon Scouring Tithe: Deal (100% of Spell Power) Arcane damage instantly, and (144% of Spell Power) over 18 seconds. If the enemy dies while affected by Scouring Tithe, you generate 5 Soul Shards. If they survive, Scouring Tithe's cooldown is refreshed.

(2-second cast, Costs 2% of Base Mana, 40-yard range, 40-second cooldown)


Night Fae Warlock Covenant Ability

Soul Rot Icon Soul Rot: Wither away all life force of your current target and up to 3 additional targets nearby, causing them to suffer (100% of Spell Power) Nature damage over 8 seconds. Drain Life Icon Drain Life will also be cast on any enemy affected by your Soul Rot. Consumes 20% of maximum Health when cast.

(1.5-second cast, Limited to 4 targets, 40-yard range, 60-second cooldown)


Necrolord Warlock Covenant Ability

Decimating Bolt Icon Decimating Bolt: Hurl bolts of decimating magic at your target, dealing (200% of Spell Power) Shadow damage and increasing the damage of your next 3 Incinerate Icon Incinerates, Drain Soul Icon Drain Souls, or Shadow Bolt Icon Shadow Bolts by 200%. Decimating Bolt's damage, and the bonus to Incinerate, Drain Soul, or Shadow Bolt both increase as your target's health decreases.

(2.5-second cast, Costs 4% of Base Mana, 40-yard range, 45-second cooldown)


Venthyr Warlock Covenant Ability

Impending Catastrophe Icon Impending Catastrophe: Call forth a cloud of chaotic anima that travels to the target enemy, dealing (100% of Spell Power) Shadow damage to enemies in its path. When the anima reaches the target it explodes, inflicting either Curse of Weakness Icon Curse of Weakness or Curse of Tongues Icon Curse of Tongues, dealing (261% of Spell Power) Shadow damage over 12 seconds to all nearby enemies.

(2-second cast, Costs 4% of Base Mana, 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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