The Warlock class, Affliction and Demonology tree have been updated with new talents in the latest Patch 10.0.7 build. Here’s a summary of the latest class changes.


Summon Soulkeeper – Summons a Soulkeeper that consumes all Tormented Souls you’ve collected, blasting nearby enemies for [ 3.86% 5.72% of Spell Power ] Chaos damage per soul consumed over 8 sec. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets and only one Soulkeeper can be active at a time. You collect Tormented Souls from each target you kill and occasionally escaped souls you previously collected.

Fear – When Fear ends, the target is slowed by 15% 30% for 4 sec.

Inquisitor’s Gaze now deals 270% more damage.

Desperate PactGreater BanishGorefiend’s Resolve have been removed from the class tree.

Sargerei Technique (new talent) added in place of Lifeblood.

Affliction: Shadow Bolt and Drain Soul damage increased by 8/15%.

Demonology: Shadow Bolt damage increased by 8/15%.

Destruction: Incinerate damage increased by 5/10%.

Socrethar’s Guile (new talent) added in place of Accrued Vitality.

Affliction: Agony damage increased by 8/15%.

Demonology: Wild Imp damage increased by 10/20%.

Destruction: Immolate damage increased by 10/20%.

Lifeblood moved to Nightmare‘s location.

Nightmare was moved to Gorefiend’s Resolve‘s position and is now a rank 1 talent.

Horrify (new talent) added as a choice node against Nightmare. Your Fear causes the target to tremble in place instead of fleeing in fear.


Summon Darkglare – The Darkglare will serve you for 20 sec, blasting its target for [ 32% [ 54.78% of Spell Power ] Shadow damage, increased by 10% 25% for every damage over time effect you have active on any their current target.

Writhe in Agony – Agony’s damage starts at 2 4 stacks and may now ramp up to 14 18 stacks. The spell moved to row 3 in the tree and is now a rank 1 node.

Xavian Teachings has been removed from the Affliction tree and is now baseline.

Harvester of Souls has been removed from the Affliction tree.

Dark Virtuosity (new talent) added to row 4. Shadow Bolt and Drain Soul deal an additional 15/30% damage.

Kindled Malice (new talent) added to row 4. Malefic Rapture and Seed of Corruption deal an additional 8% damage.


Reign of Tyranny now has an additional effect. Demonic Tyrant deals 50% additional damage.

Pact of the Imp Mother – Hand of Gul’dan has a 5/10% 8/15% chance to cast a second time on your target for free.

Immutable Hatred (new talent) added as a choice node against Guillotine. When your primary Felguard’s Legion Strike damages only 1 target, its damage is increased by 120%. Your primary Felguard deals Physical damage after auto-attacking the same enemy 3 consecutive times.

Hounds of War has been removed from the Demonology tree.

Umbral Blaze (new talent) added, replacing Hounds of War. Hand of Gul’dan has a 8% chance to burn its target for [ 48.02% of Spell Power ] additional Shadowflame damage every 2 sec for 6 sec.

Guillotine – Your Felguard hurls his axe towards the target location, erupting when it lands and dealing [ 12.5% 37.5% of Spell Power ] Shadowflame damage every 1 sec for 8 6 sec to nearby enemies. While unarmed, your Felguard’s basic attacks deal damage to all nearby enemies and attacks 50% faster.

Stolen Power – When your Wild Imps cast Fel Firebolt, you gain an application of Stolen Power. After you reach 75 100 applications, your next Demonbolt deals 60% increased damage or your next Shadow Bolt deals 60% increased damage.


Havoc – Marks a target with Havoc for 12 sec, causing your single target spells to also strike the Havoc victim for 60% of normal initial damage the damage dealt.

Burn to Ashes stacks to 6 times (change didn’t go live on the PTR yet).

PvP Talents

Bane of Havoc – Mayhem: Your single target spells have a 25% chance to curse the ground with a demonic bane, causing all of your single target spells to also strike targets marked with the bane for 60% of the damage dealt. Lasts 5 sec.