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|name=Arcane Explosion
 
|name=Arcane Explosion
 
|image=Spell_Nature_WispSplode.png
 
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|description=Causes an explosion of [[arcane]] magic around the caster, causing X Arcane damage to all targets within 10 yards.<br><br>{{text|white|Arcane}}<br>Refreshes Arcane Charges and has a 30% chance to generate an Arcane Charge, if at least one target is hit.
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|description=Causes an explosion of [[arcane]] magic around the caster, causing X Arcane damage to all targets within 10 yards.<br><br>{{SpecIcon|Arcane}} {{text|lime|Arcane}}<br>{{text|lightblue|Refreshes Arcane Charges and has a 30% chance to generate an Arcane Charge, if at least one target is hit.}}
 
|class=[[Mage]]
 
|class=[[Mage]]
 
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|gcd=1.5 sec
 
|gcd=1.5 sec
 
|level=18
 
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|specialization=Arcane
 
|tcg=ArcaneExplosionTCG.jpg
 
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:''There's only one safe place to stand, and it's occupied.''
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{{Quotation|[[TCG]]|There's only one safe place to stand, and it's occupied.}}
   
'''Arcane Explosion''' is a core [[mage]] ability learned at level 18. It is a [[PBAoE|point blank area of effect]] spell that deals arcane damage to all enemies within 10 yards of the caster. It is used most often to quickly kill many weak enemies. It is often abbreviated as "AE".
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'''Arcane Explosion''' is a [[mage]] ability learned at level 18 for those with the arcane specialization. It is a [[PBAoE|point blank area of effect]] spell that deals arcane damage to all enemies within 10 yards of the caster. It is used most often to quickly kill many weak enemies. It is often abbreviated as "AE".
   
 
== Modified by ==
 
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{{:Glyph of Arcane Explosion}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|42736|Glyph of Arcane Explosion}}
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{{SpecIcon|Arcane}} Arcane specialization ability
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*{{wowhead tooltip|spell|12042|Arcane Power}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|spell|76547|Mastery: Mana Adept}}
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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
 
This spell is very popular. In [[instances]] especially, there are often groups of small non-elites either alone or surrounding a "leader" [[elite]]. Some instance groups bring a mage along solely to quickly deal with these pests. You won't mind being pigeonholed this way... it's both fun and a challenge to test your ability to stay alive.
 
This spell is very popular. In [[instances]] especially, there are often groups of small non-elites either alone or surrounding a "leader" [[elite]]. Some instance groups bring a mage along solely to quickly deal with these pests. You won't mind being pigeonholed this way... it's both fun and a challenge to test your ability to stay alive.
   
This is used by higher level characters for farming instances for friends, and game friends usually. It can be used for other farming purposes as well.
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This is used by higher level characters for farming instances for friends, and game friends usually. It can be used for other farming purposes as well.
   
The 5 piece set bonus from the [[Netherwind Regalia]] set will increase the radius of the spell by 25%, for a 12.5 yd radius.
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This spell is also very useful in [[Battleground|battlegrounds]] while moving to try to keep stealthies away from you.
   
 
== Patch changes ==
 
== Patch changes ==
*{{Patch 1.11|note=The spell no longer has a base cast of 1.5 seconds; now instant cast.}}
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* {{Patch 6.0.2|note=Arcane Explosion is now available only to Arcane Mages.}}
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* {{Patch 5.3.0|note=Arcane Explosion now deals 40% more damage.}}
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* {{Patch 4.1.0|note=Arcane Explosion damage has been increased by 30%.}}
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* {{Patch 3.0.3|note=Reduced the mana cost of Fireball, Frostbolt, Frostfire Bolt, Arcane Blast, Arcane Missiles, and Arcane Explosion.}}
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* {{Patch 2.4.0|note=The damage cap for area of effect damage on this spell has been increased by approximately 50%.}}
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* {{Patch 1.11.0|note=The spell no longer has a base cast of 1.5 seconds; now instant cast and will no longer remove the Presence of Mind effect when used.}}
   
 
== External links ==
 
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Latest revision as of 20:52, December 20, 2014

Arcane Explosion
Spell nature wispsplode
  • Arcane Explosion
  • 3.0% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Causes an explosion of arcane magic around the caster, causing X Arcane damage to all targets within 10 yards.

    Spell holy magicalsentry Arcane
    Refreshes Arcane Charges and has a 30% chance to generate an Arcane Charge, if at least one target is hit.
Usable by
ClassMage
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolArcane
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Talents
SpecializationArcane
Level required18
TCG image
ArcaneExplosionTCG
There's only one safe place to stand, and it's occupied.
- TCG

Arcane Explosion is a mage ability learned at level 18 for those with the arcane specialization. It is a point blank area of effect spell that deals arcane damage to all enemies within 10 yards of the caster. It is used most often to quickly kill many weak enemies. It is often abbreviated as "AE".

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Spell holy magicalsentry Arcane specialization ability

Tips Edit

This spell is very popular. In instances especially, there are often groups of small non-elites either alone or surrounding a "leader" elite. Some instance groups bring a mage along solely to quickly deal with these pests. You won't mind being pigeonholed this way... it's both fun and a challenge to test your ability to stay alive.

This is used by higher level characters for farming instances for friends, and game friends usually. It can be used for other farming purposes as well.

This spell is also very useful in battlegrounds while moving to try to keep stealthies away from you.

Patch changes Edit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (October 14, 2014): Arcane Explosion is now available only to Arcane Mages.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.3.0 (21-May-2013): Arcane Explosion now deals 40% more damage.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.1.0 (26-Apr-2011): Arcane Explosion damage has been increased by 30%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.3 (04-Nov-2008): Reduced the mana cost of Fireball, Frostbolt, Frostfire Bolt, Arcane Blast, Arcane Missiles, and Arcane Explosion.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): The damage cap for area of effect damage on this spell has been increased by approximately 50%.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.11.0 (20-Jun-2006): The spell no longer has a base cast of 1.5 seconds; now instant cast and will no longer remove the Presence of Mind effect when used.

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