The special affix makes it extremely deadly against lesser enemies when the players has potent non-channeled abilities (and provided they do not have Thorns or permanent life drain from enemies around like Bul-Kathos's Wedding Band), but against bosses and elites, it is mostly useless.
Stats (Level 12)Edit
"All who chance to behold it, desire it. Those who possess it must shed blood to keep it. And those who deem themselves above its allure are the most endangered by it." –Lam Esen on the nature of the blade