Arcane Charges are the resource for mages who have chosen the Arcane specialization. Charges can stack up to six times and are generated by specific abilities; they also increase the damage of certain arcane spells while active.
- and each generate one charge.
- will refresh charges and also generate a charge if at least one target is hit.
- and consume all charges.
- 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.