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Insect Swarm
Spell nature insectswarm
  • Insect Swarm
  • 30 yds.  range
  • 8% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • The enemy target is swarmed by insects, decreasing their chance to hit with melee and ranged attacks by 3% and causing X Nature damage over 12 sec.
Usable by
ClassDruid
Properties
TypeOffensive and Utility
SchoolNature
CooldownNone/Global Cooldown
Talents
TalentedYes
Talent treeBalance
Other information
Ranks7
Related debuff
Spell nature insectswarm
  • Magic
  • Insect Swarm
  • Chance to hit with melee and ranged attacks decreased by 3% and {X/6} Nature damage every 2 sec.
  • Duration: 12 sec.

Insect Swarm is a talent-learned DoT spell and debuff.

Rank table Edit

RankLevelDamageTraining Cost
1 30 144 Talent
2 30 234 60Silver
3 40 375 1Gold 40Silver
4 50 540 1Gold 20Silver
5 60 744 3Gold 40Silver
6 70 1032 20Gold
7 80 1290 20Gold

NotesEdit

  • Does not stack with chance to miss % of other insect swarm.
  • Unlike a lot of other DoT spells which deal damage every 3 seconds, Insect Swarm deals damage every 2 seconds, meaning 6 ticks will occur in its duration of 12 seconds (7 over 14 seconds if you have Nature's Splendor).

Improvements Edit

Talents Edit

Improved Insect Swarm: Increases your damage done by your Wrath spell to targets afflicted by your Insect Swarm by 1-3%, and increases the critical strike chance of your Starfire spell by 1-3% on targets afflicted by your Moonfire spell.

Glyphs Edit

Inv glyph majordruid2020
  • Glyph of Insect Swarm
  • Item Level 25
    Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Druid
  • Requires level 20
  • Use: Increases the damage of your Insect Swarm ability by 30%, but it no longer affects your victim's chance to hit.
  • Sell Price: 37Silver 50Copper

Tips and TacticsEdit

  • The talent is useful when used in conjunction with Moonfire. In addition, it's a cheap DoT that gains 120% from your +spell damage, which makes it desirable for certain balance builds and one of the most mana-efficient DoTs in the game.
  • In a raiding perspective the damage mitigation with the chance to miss helps with the survival of the main tank.
  • Unlike most (all?) Druid spells, Insect Swarm does not interrupt the swing timer. [1]

Patch changes Edit

  • 0300Wrath-Logo-Small/0400Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): No longer a talent, available to all druids.
  • 0300Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): The bonus damage from spell power on this damage-over-time ability has been increased significantly to match similar spells on other classes (from 76% to 120%).
  • 0300Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.3 (04-Nov-2008): Tooltip corrected to indicate it does not affect hit chance with spells.

References Edit

  1. ^ Erdluf 2007-10-19. Casting and Swing Timer. World of Warcraft US Forums. Retrieved on 2009-08-23.

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