Flame Shock

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Flame Shock
Spell fire flameshock
  • Flame Shock
  • 25 yd  range
  • 6 sec cooldown
  • 1.25% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Sears the target with fire, causing x Fire damage and then an additional x Fire damage over 30 sec.

    Improved Flame Shock (Level 92+)
    When your Flame Shock deals damage over time, you have a 15% chance to reset the cooldown of Lava Lash.
Usable by
Cooldown6 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required12
Related debuff
Spell fire flameshock
  • Magic
  • Flame Shock
  • Suffering X Fire damage every 3 sec.
  • Duration: 30 seconds
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Flame Shock is a core shaman ability learned at level 12. It is one of the shock spells available to shamans. This is considered the most mana-efficient shock, owing to the higher total damage when the DoT is added. Because the DoT component now critically strikes without a glyph any shaman can increase the effectiveness of this spell through Spell crit.

Modified by Edit

Spell nature lightning Elemental abilities
Spell nature lightningshield Enhancement abilities
Spell nature magicimmunity Restoration abilities

Notes Edit

  • It has a 6-second cooldown shared with other shocks, which makes all the shocks unusable for 6 seconds.
  • Since patch 3.3.3 The DoT portion can crit without its respective Glyph, and it is affected by haste.
  • Refreshing the DoT may cause you to lose a few periodic damage ticks.
  • Like all DoT spells, Flame Shock can be used to prevent rogues from stealthing during combat.

Patch changes Edit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.3 (11-November-2015): Damage has been increased by 4%.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.2.0 (5-Mar-2013): Flame Shock's duration has been increased by 25%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.3 (2010-03-23): The damage-over-time component of this ability can now produce critical strikes and is affected by spell haste.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): The duration of all ranks has been increased by 6 seconds.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): All Shocks now have a default range of 25 yards, up from 20 yards.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.11.0 (20-Jun-2006): Damage over time portion of all ranks slightly increased. Mana cost of ranks 3 through 5 decreased.

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