- Whirlwind's area of effect is a self-centered 2.5 m sphere.
- Conjuration time: 1s.
- 100 additional threat is supposed to be drawn from the targets. As of Patch 1.02, only damage-based threat is drawn.
- Activation base is in stamina and values vary with fatigue%.
- The hits can be critical hits.
- On the PC version of Dragon Age: Origins, there is an achievement for killing 50 enemies using Whirlwind titled Whirling Dervish.