Heart Strike
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  • Heart Strike
  • Melee   range
  • 1 Blood
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon.
  • Instantly strike the target and up to two additional nearby enemies, causing 115% weapon damage plus X on the primary target, with each additional enemy struck taking 25% less damage than the previous target. Damage dealt to each target is increased by an additional 15% for each of your diseases present.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required60
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon.
Your heartbeat is music to my ears.

Heart Strike is a death knight ability learned at level 60 for death knights with the blood specialization. It damages a target and up to two nearby allies of that target.

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Heart Strike now deals 175% weapon damage plus 15% per disease, up from 120% plus 10% per disease.
  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Secondary targets of Heart Strike now take half as much damage.
  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Bonus damage for diseases is now a multiplier rather than a flat bonus. No longer affected by Glyph of Blood Strike.
  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): No longer has a haste debuff but will now be able to strike two targets.

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