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Not to be confused with Maim Blackhand.
Ability druid mangle
  • Maim
  • Melee   range
  • 10 sec cooldown
  • 35 Energy
  • Instant cast
  • Requires Cat Form
  • Finishing move that causes damage and stuns the target. Causes more bonus damage and lasts longer per combo point:

    1 point  : mw/2+196*1+82 to MW/2+196*1+82 damage, 1 sec
    2 points: mw/2+196*2+82 to MW/2+196*2+82 damage, 2 sec
    3 points: mw/2+196*3+82 to MW/2+196*3+82 damage, 3 sec
    4 points: mw/2+196*4+82 to MW/2+196*4+82 damage, 4 sec
    5 points: mw/2+196*5+82 to MW/2+196*5+82 damage, 5 sec
Usable by
Cooldown10 sec (GCD 1 sec)
Level required82
Other information
RequirementsRequires Cat Form
Related debuff
Ability druid mangle
  • Maim
  • Stunned.
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Maim is a druid ability learned at level 82. It is a finishing move that deals damage and incapacitates the target.

Modified by


  • Maim is considered a stun and as such, shares diminishing returns with other stuns, such as bash, however it will not share diminishing returns with Pounce. The target can take damage without the maim being broken.
  • Maim produces a very distinctive noise.
  • Vengeful Gladiator's Dragonhide Gloves (and higher quality gladiator's gloves) reduces the energy cost by 15.

Tips and tactics

  • A four combo point Maim gives you enough time to heal yourself with a Healing Touch, or give your energy enough time to regenerate for a Shred. Also in 1 vs 1 you may have time to Prowl and Ravage or Pounce again.
  • A low combo point Maim is great at interrupting casts.
  • After a two to three combo point Maim you can cast cyclone safely, this gives enough time to Prowl.

Patch changes

  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Tooltip now specifies that the Interrupt effect only occurs on non-player targets.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-06-08): "When immune to the stun of following abilities, Maim, Bash, and Hammer of Justice will no longer cause player spells to be interrupted but they will still interrupt NPCs. Also, when these abilities do stun a player target, they will not perform an interrupt effect and lock out the affected magic school. As an example, if a Mage is channeling Arcane Missiles and is hit by Hammer of Justice, Blink will now be available as the Arcane school will not be locked out as it was before."
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.2 (2009-05-19): Rank 2 of this ability is properly considered a stun and can be escaped by Blink.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-04-17): "Maim should no longer be removable with Berserker Rage."
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-04-16): "Rank 2 of maim should now correctly provide an interrupt effect."
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): This ability is now considered a stun, and shares a diminish category with all other stuns. It no longer has a chance to break from the target taking damage. Duration lowered to 1 second per combo point.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Tooltip adjusted to match the duration the ability has always had.

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Patch date4 August 2009 +, 19 May 2009 +, 14 April 2009 + and 20 January 2009 +

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