Drain Life

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Drain Life
Drain Life(332).png
Drain Life(332) Gold.png
Set: Basic
Type: Spell
Class: Warlock
Cost: 3
Abilities: Deal damage, Restore Health
Tags: Targeted

Deal 2 damage. Restore 2 Health to your hero.

"I've just sucked one year of your life away."

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Drain Life is a warlock spell card, from the Basic set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Drain Life x 2 are automatically included in all players' collections.

Golden Drain Life is a reward for raising a warlock to levels 45 and 46.

Drain Life is uncraftable and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This spell has two steps:
    • First, it damages its target, queuing and resolving triggers;
    • Then, it heals your hero, queuing and resolving triggers.
  • As usual, Spell Damage and Prophet Velen increase the damage dealt by this spell but they do not affect the amount of Health restored.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Although this card provides Warlocks a middling amount of healing - something that will always be handy for Warlocks, Drain Life is marginally worse for removal compared to alternatives like Shadow Bolt or Soulfire (or especially Darkbomb in Wild format).

Drain Soul from the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion is 1 mana cheaper than Drain Life, and unlike Drain Life its damage and healing both scale with Spell Damage. However, Drain Soul can only target minions, whereas Drain Life can also target heroes.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Drain Life is a warlock spell from World of Warcraft. A channeled ability, the spell deals a small amount of Shadow damage to the target while slowly restoring the warlock's health. It is often used on feared targets to restore the warlock's health without breaking the fear effect.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Artist[edit | edit source]

Alex Horley Orlandelli

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Drain Life, full art