Soul Swap is a warlock ability learned at level 79 for those with the Affliction specialization. It removes the shadow DoTs from the warlock's target. For a brief period of time the warlock can then transfer the DoTs over to another target and deal more instant damage.
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Patch changes Edit
- Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Soul Swap now costs 1 Soul Shard (up from none).
- Patch 5.4.0 (10-Sep-2013) Soul Swap no longer does any damage, and now copies damage-over-time effects instead of just moving them without needing a glyph. Copied effects now once again preserve their power and duration. Duration has been reduced to 3 seconds (down from 20 seconds).
- Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Soul Swap can no longer be dispelled (the aura given to the warlock between swapping).
- / Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Added.