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|name=Ghost Wolf
 
|name=Ghost Wolf
 
|image=Spell Nature SpiritWolf.png
 
|image=Spell Nature SpiritWolf.png
|description=Turns the Shaman into a Ghost Wolf, increasing speed by 30%.
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|description=Turns the Shaman into a Ghost Wolf, increasing movement speed by 30%.
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|type=Utility
 
|type=Utility
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[[File:Ghostwolf1.jpg|thumb|thumb|Howling in the middle of a foggy night...]]
 
   
 
'''Ghost Wolf''' is a core [[shaman]] ability learned at level 15. It transforms the shaman into the form of a [[ghost]] [[wolf]], increasing movement speed by 30%.
 
'''Ghost Wolf''' is a core [[shaman]] ability learned at level 15. It transforms the shaman into the form of a [[ghost]] [[wolf]], increasing movement speed by 30%.
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== Modified by ==
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|43725|Glyph of Ghost Wolf}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|110855|Glyph of Ghostly Speed}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|41537|Glyph of Lakestrider}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|43386|Glyph of the Spectral Wolf}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|104126|Glyph of Spirit Raptors}}
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*{{wowhead tooltip|item|104128|Glyph of Spirit Wolf}}
   
 
== Utility ==
 
== Utility ==
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[[File:Ghostwolf1.jpg|thumb|thumb|Howling in the middle of a foggy night...]]
 
*Move 30% faster (The Enchant Boot - Minor Speed enchant has no effect on Ghost Wolf speed)
 
*Move 30% faster (The Enchant Boot - Minor Speed enchant has no effect on Ghost Wolf speed)
 
*Attack with a bite attack; damage and attack speed depend on what weapon the shaman has equipped.
 
*Attack with a bite attack; damage and attack speed depend on what weapon the shaman has equipped.
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* Ghost Wolf is treated as a magical buff and thus can be dispelled by [[priest]]s, [[hunter]]s, a [[felhunter]], or another [[shaman]].
 
* Ghost Wolf is treated as a magical buff and thus can be dispelled by [[priest]]s, [[hunter]]s, a [[felhunter]], or another [[shaman]].
 
* Ghost Wolf can be [[Spellsteal|spellstolen]] by a [[mage]], though the mage won't take the morph effect, he/she will just dispel the buff.
 
* Ghost Wolf can be [[Spellsteal|spellstolen]] by a [[mage]], though the mage won't take the morph effect, he/she will just dispel the buff.
* Ghost Wolf doesn't make you [[immune]] to [[Polymorph]]. Some players still believe it does.
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* Ghost Wolf doesn't make you [[immune]] to [[Polymorph]].
 
* Ghost Wolf changes your type to Beast.
 
* Ghost Wolf changes your type to Beast.
 
** You're vulnerable to abilities targeting Beasts such as [[Track Beasts]], [[Scare Beast]], or [[Hibernate]].
 
** You're vulnerable to abilities targeting Beasts such as [[Track Beasts]], [[Scare Beast]], or [[Hibernate]].
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*Passive abilities from weapons and items and [[proc]]s are not active.
 
*Passive abilities from weapons and items and [[proc]]s are not active.
 
*Certain [[buff]]s from [[Alchemy|potions]] and some spells disappear.
 
*Certain [[buff]]s from [[Alchemy|potions]] and some spells disappear.
*Some weapon buffs' effect are not active (like {{ability|Flametongue Weapon}}, {{ability|Windfury Weapon}}, and {{ability|Frostbrand Weapon}}.
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*Some weapon buffs' effect are not active (like {{ability|Flametongue Weapon}}, {{ability|Windfury Weapon}}, and {{ability|Frostbrand Weapon}}).
 
*In Ghost Wolf, your standard [[Unarmed]] [[DPS]] is reduced.
 
*In Ghost Wolf, your standard [[Unarmed]] [[DPS]] is reduced.
 
*In Ghost Wolf, the caster can't:
 
*In Ghost Wolf, the caster can't:
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== Patch changes ==
 
== Patch changes ==
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* {{Patch 4.0.6|note=Player movement speed cannot be reduced below 100% while in Ghost Wolf if the player is or has been in an indoor environment.}}
 
* {{Patch 4.0.1|note=Can now be used indoors.}}
 
* {{Patch 4.0.1|note=Can now be used indoors.}}
 
* {{Patch 3.3.0|note=Can now be learned at level 16. While in this form, snaring effects may not bring the shaman below base normal run speed.}}
 
* {{Patch 3.3.0|note=Can now be learned at level 16. While in this form, snaring effects may not bring the shaman below base normal run speed.}}
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* {{Patch 3.2.0|note=Can now be learned at level 16. While in this form, snaring effects may not bring the shaman below base normal run speed.}}
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* {{Patch 3.0.2|note=Ghost Wolf’s mana cost is now 13% base.}}
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* {{Patch 2.4.0|note=Cast time reduced to 2 seconds, down from 3.}}
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* {{Patch 2.0.3|note=The shaman talents "Elemental Mastery","Shamanistic Rage" and the troll racial "Berserking" can no longer be used in "Ghost Wolf" form.}}
 
* {{Patch 1.8.0|note=Will now correctly have its cast time reduced by Nature's Swiftness.}}
 
* {{Patch 1.8.0|note=Will now correctly have its cast time reduced by Nature's Swiftness.}}
   

Latest revision as of 20:33, April 18, 2015

Ghost Wolf
Spell nature spiritwolf
  • Ghost Wolf
  • 7.2% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Turns the Shaman into a Ghost Wolf, increasing movement speed by 30%.
Usable by
ClassShaman
Properties
TypeUtility
SchoolNature
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required15
Related buff
Spell nature spiritwolf
  • Magic
  • Ghost Wolf
  • Increases movement speed by 30%.
TCG image
GhostWolfTCG

Ghost Wolf is a core shaman ability learned at level 15. It transforms the shaman into the form of a ghost wolf, increasing movement speed by 30%.

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Utility Edit

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Howling in the middle of a foggy night...

  • Move 30% faster (The Enchant Boot - Minor Speed enchant has no effect on Ghost Wolf speed)
  • Attack with a bite attack; damage and attack speed depend on what weapon the shaman has equipped.
  • Become hard to see by other players (though this won't affect aggressive mobs).
  • Your ability to loot, skin, and gather herbs remains usable.
  • Carry the flag in Warsong Gulch.
  • Do a silly dance! (/dance)

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Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Player movement speed cannot be reduced below 100% while in Ghost Wolf if the player is or has been in an indoor environment.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Can now be used indoors.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.0 (08-Dec-2009): Can now be learned at level 16. While in this form, snaring effects may not bring the shaman below base normal run speed.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Can now be learned at level 16. While in this form, snaring effects may not bring the shaman below base normal run speed.
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Ghost Wolf’s mana cost is now 13% base.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): Cast time reduced to 2 seconds, down from 3.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): The shaman talents "Elemental Mastery","Shamanistic Rage" and the troll racial "Berserking" can no longer be used in "Ghost Wolf" form.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.8.0 (10-Oct-2005): Will now correctly have its cast time reduced by Nature's Swiftness.

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