Death Coil
Spell shadow deathcoil
  • Death Coil
  • 30 yd  range
  • 40 Runic Power
  • Instant
  • Fire a blast of unholy energy, causing X Shadow damage to an enemy target or healing X damage on a friendly Undead target.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
TypeOffensive, Utility
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required55
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For the Warlock's Death Coil ability, see Death Coil (warlock ability).
Those who have shunned the Light are welcomed with open arms by the shadows.

Death Coil is a beginning death knight spell that unleashes some of the death knight's Runic Power to damage any living target or heal a friendly undead target. While not specifically mentioned, Death Coil can be used to heal a death knight under the effects of [Lichborne] (including yourself).

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Inv glyph majordeathknight2020
Inv glyph minordeathknight

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Death Coil is an iconic Death Knight ability that was first used by the Death Knight unit in Warcraft II, and was subsequently used by Death Knights in Warcraft III, and the tabletop RPG. In World of Warcraft, a variation of Death Coil was given to the Warlock class.

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