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How do you use Shadow Word Death?

How do you use Shadow Word Death?

A word of dark binding that inflicts 450 to 522 Shadow damage to the target. If the target is not killed by Shadow Word: Death, the caster takes damage equal to the damage inflicted upon the target….Spell Details.

Duration n/a School Shadow Mechanic n/a Dispel type Magic GCD category Normal
GCD 1.5 seconds

Can Shadow Word Death Crit?

Your Shadow Word: Death has an additional 10% chance to critically strike.

How do you get shadow word pain?

Previous availability

  1. Two copies of Shadow Word: Pain were automatically included in all players’ collections upon unlocking the priest class.
  2. Two Golden copies of Shadow Word: Pain were a reward for raising a priest to levels 36 and 38.

When was Shadow Word Death added?

Patch 6.0. 2 (14-October-2014): Shadow Word: Death is now available only to Shadow Priests.

When did priests get Shadow Word Death?

Patch 8.0. 1 (2018-07-17): Shadow Word: Death is no longer a baseline ability for Shadow priests, and instead is now available as a level 75 Shadow priest talent.

How much haste should a shadow priest have Shadowlands?

You will generally want to aim to just get as much Haste rating as possible, however past 30% Haste, Critical Strike, or Versatility these stats do start to take on Diminishing Return values. This starts at 19% for Mastery.

How often does shadow pain tick?

every 3 seconds
Spell Details

Duration 18 seconds School Shadow Mechanic n/a Dispel type Magic GCD category Normal
GCD 1.5 seconds
Aura proc chance 100%
Effect Apply Aura: Periodic Damage Value: 5 every 3 seconds (SP mod: 0.067) PVP Multiplier: 1
Flags Cannot be used while shapeshifted Do Not Sheath Does not require shapeshift

Is versatility good for shadow priest?

Versatility increases all your damage and healing done, and decreases all damage taken.

Does Improved Shadow Word pain do more damage?

Talent Improvements Improved Shadow Word: Pain, increases the damage by 3/6%.

Is shadow word pain a curse?

Comment by Thorwen. This spell is a reference to one of three unforgivable curses in Harry Potter, being reference to Crucio. The other two are Shadow Word: Death, a reference to Avada Kedavra and Mind Control, a reference to Imperio.

Does vampiric embrace heal yourself Classic?

Yes, it does heal you.

Can Shadow priests heal?

As long as the Priest stays out of Shadowform and focuses on healing, he or she should be able to heal well enough to serve a group. An experienced Shadow Priest with high damage can even heal through trash pulls and non-raid bosses with Vampiric Embrace and Shadowform.

Can Shadow Priest heal Shadowlands?

From a fantasy perspective: “Finally, having turned away from the Light, Shadow Priests eschew such spells as Heal, Flash Heal, and Prayer of Mending. Power Word: Shield and Shadow Mend are their primary healing tools.”

Is searing nightmare uncapped?

Searing Nightmare is extremely good in groups. Sure it takes a little to set up, but its one of the few uncapped sources of aoe in the game.

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