Arcane Charges are the resource for mages who have chosen the Arcane specialization. Charges can stack up to four times and are generated by specific abilities; they also increase the damage of certain arcane spells while active.
- Charge generators
- : Generates a charge. Arcane Blast's damage is increased by 50% per charge, and its mana cost increased by 100% per charge.
- : Generates a charge. Arcane Missiles' damage is increased by 50% per charge.
- : Refreshes charges and has a 30% chance to generate a charge if at least one target is hit.
- Charge consumers
- : Consumes all charges. Arcane Barrage's damage is increased by 50% per charge, and it hits 1 additional nearby target per charge for 50% damage.
- : Consumes all charges. Evocation's mana generation is increased by 25% per charge.
Patch changes Edit
- Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Arcane Charges now last 15 seconds (up from 10 seconds), and increases mana cost by 100% (down from 150%).
- Patch 5.2.0 (5-Mar-2013): Arcane Charges now stacks up to 4 times (was 6), increases damage by 50% (was 25%), and increases mana cost by 150% (was 75%).
- Patch 5.1.0 (27-Nov-2012): The damage buff from Arcane Charge has been increased from 22% to 25%, and Arcane Blast's mana cost increase when affected by Arcane Charge is now +75% (was +125%).
- Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Added.