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Blood of the North
Inv weapon shortblade 79
  • Blood of the North
  • sec cast
  • Permanently transforms your Blood Runes into Death Runes. Death Runes count as a Blood, Frost, or Unholy Rune.
Usable by
ClassDeath knight
Properties
SchoolShadow
Casting time
  • Passive
  • Talents
    SpecializationFrost
    Level required55

    Blood of the North is a death knight ability learned at level 55 for death knights with the frost specialization.

    Patch changes Edit

    • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.1.0 (26-Apr-2011): Now permanently converts both Blood Runes into Death Runes. There is no longer any proc interaction with Blood Strike required to activate Death Runes.
    • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Blood of the North is no longer incorrectly increasing Blood Strike damage by 10%.
    • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Redesigned and moved to Frost tree specialization.
    • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Reduced to a 3-point talent. Increases Blood Strike and Frost Strike damage by 3/6/10%. There is now a 33/66/100% chance whenever you hit with Blood Strike or Pestilence that the Blood Rune will become a Death Rune when it activates.
    • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Now also increases damage dealt by Frost Strike by 3/6/9/12/15%.

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