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Patch 3.3 PTR: Shadowmourne spell details

Alex Ziebart

Everyone's favorite* dataminer, Boubouille of MMO-Champion, brings us more details on the upcoming legendary axe Shadowmourne this evening. I'm going to keep this intro brief, because I know many of you don't want to be spoiled at all regarding the stats of this item or the means of acquisition (that link is a spoiler, FYI). If you do want to know what the effects of this new legendary might be, read on behind the cut. If you don't? Skip the rest of this post.

The spells listed below are datamined effects related to Shadowmourne. Since it's the PTR, all of this is subject to change.

Depending on how quickly you accumulate Soul Fragments through Shadowmourne's proc, this has the potential to be a pretty strong effect. On single target encounters, Souls of the Damned looks like it will hit hard enough to basically be an extra, free strike in your rotation. If we assume it will scale with debuffs on the enemy, as well as be able to crit? Yeah, it should be pretty nice. Especially in the hands of my Retribution Paladin. Psst, that was a hint, raid-that-I-am-in.

*Okay, probably not Blizzard's favorite.
Patch 3.3 is the last major patch of Wrath of the Lich King. With the new Icecrown Citadel 5-man dungeons and 10/25-man raid arriving soon, patch 3.3 will deal the final blow to the Arthas.'s Guide to Patch 3.3 will keep you updated with all the latest patch news.

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