Crimson Tempest
Inv knife 1h cataclysm c 05
  • Crimson Tempest
  • Melee   range
  • 35 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Finishing move that slashes at the flesh of all enemies within 10 yards, dealing Physical damage and causing victims to bleed for an additional 240% of the initial damage over 12 sec.

    Enhanced Crimson Tempest (Level 92+)
    Crimson Tempest also increases the damage targets take from your poisons by 30% for 1 sec plus 1 sec per combo point.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required83
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
Related debuff
Inv knife 1h cataclysm c 05
  • Crimson Tempest
  • Suffering X damage every 2 sec.
  • Duration: 12 seconds

Crimson Tempest is a core rogue ability learned at level 83. It allows rogues to perform a finishing move that consumes the combo points on a target to damage all opponents within eight yards, damaging them and also applying a bleed effect. Damage amount is based on attack power and number of combo points consumed.

Modified by Edit

Ability rogue eviscerate Assassination abilities
Ability backstab Combat abilities
Ability stealth Subtlety abilities

Patch changes Edit

  • Legion-Logo-Small Patch 7.0.3 (19-Jul-2016): Removed.
  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Crimson Tempest's periodic damage now has rolling periodic behavior, meaning that remaining damage from the previous application is added into the newly-applied periodic-damage effect.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Added.

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