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Earth Shield
Spell nature skinofearth
  • Earth Shield
  • 40 yd  range
  • 19.0% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Protects the target with an earthen shield, increasing the effectiveness of Shaman healing spells on that target by 20%, and causing attacks to heal the shielded target for X. 9 charges. Lasts 10 min. This effect can only occur once every few seconds.

    Earth Shield can only be placed on one target at a time, only one Earth Shield may be on a target at a time, and only one of your Elemental Shields can be active on you at once.
Usable by
ClassShaman
Properties
TypeDefensive
SchoolNature
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Talents
SpecializationRestoration
Level required26
Related buff
Spell nature skinofearth
  • Magic
  • Earth Shield
  • Increases Shaman healing effects by 20%.
    Triggers a heal when struck by an attacker.
  • Duration: 10 minutes
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Earth Shield is a shaman ability learned at level 26 for those with the restoration specialization. It allows shamans to place a shield on themselves or a friendly target; the shield increases the effectiveness of the shaman's heals on that target, and any attack on the target will proc a heal.

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Tips Edit

  • In PvE, Earth Shield's primary use is as a highly mana efficient long-duration heal over time on the tank. It is by far the most mana efficient single target healing spell, and its reactive nature minimizes overhealing.
  • Generally Earth Shield should be on the tank in group situations, although other occasions may call for it to be placed on a caster who is being interrupted.
  • Even if taking damage in a group, it is advisable that Earthen Shield not be used on the shaman. [Water Shield] is more often preferable due to the mana regeneration.
  • Earth Shield is also great in PvP situations as it greatly increases the shaman's survivability.

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.1.0 (26-Apr-2011): Earth Shield healing done by Restoration shaman has been reduced by 20%.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Can no longer be dispelled.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Now a primary spell of Restoration shamans instead of a talent.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Dispel effects will now remove charges of Earth Shield rather than the entire aura.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Now correctly uses the Shaman’s own spell critical strike chance to determine the chance of a critical heal.
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Earth Shield threat is now added to the healer. Previously the threat was added to the target being healed.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): Number of charges reduced from 10 to 6. Mana cost reduced by 50%.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): This spell will now always be removed correctly if multiple Shaman overwrite each other’s Earth Shield.; This ability will no longer be overwritten when the new Earth Shield would do less healing.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Adjusted the tooltip to indicate this ability works against all types of attacks, not just melee. This ability will also now properly trigger only from taking direct damage effects.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): The shaman abilities "Water Shield" and "Earth Shield" can no longer be over written by lower ranks.
  • WoW Icon 16x16/Bc icon Patch 2.0.1 (05-Dec-2006): Added.

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