Devouring Plague

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Devouring Plague
Spell shadow devouringplague
  • Devouring Plague
  • 40 yd  range
  • 1 Shadow Orb
  • Instant cast
  • Consumes all of the caster's Shadow Orbs to deal X Shadow damage and an additional X Shadow damage every 1 sec for 6 sec. Also heals the caster for 1% of their maximum health when it deals periodic damage.

    Damage and healing increased based on the number of Shadow Orbs consumed.
Usable by
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required21
Related debuff
Spell shadow devouringplague
  • Disease
  • Devouring Plague
  • Causes X damage every 5 seconds, healing the caster.
  • Duration: 6 seconds
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When the shadows are through with you, there will be nothing left, not even your bones. — Deacon Markus Hallow[1]

Devouring Plague is a priest ability learned at level 21 for those with the Shadow specialization. It is a damage over time spell that also heals the priest. The damage and healing done is dependent upon the number of Shadow Orbs consumed.

Modified by

Inv glyph minorpriest2020
  • Glyph of Dark Archangel
  • Item Level 25Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Minor Glyph
  • Classes: Priest (Shadow)
  • Requires level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.

    When you apply Devouring Plague to a target, you take on the form of a Dark Archangel for 8 sec.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver


  • As a disease, Devouring Plague cannot be dispelled by a Warlock's felhunter, which makes it an interesting option in duels.
  • It is worth mentioning that this spell is classified as a Disease, not as a magical debuff.

Patch changes

  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Cooldown removed but may only be inflicted upon a single target.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): This spell now has a new icon.
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Devouring Plague made available to all priests.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Will now properly consume the Inner Focus effect when cast.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005): Health leech effects no longer give you health while you are a ghost.


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Patch date4 August 2009 +, 14 April 2009 +, 14 October 2008 +, 10 October 2005 + and 12 July 2005 +

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