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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 40%. As a Ghost Wolf, the Shaman is less hindered by effects that would reduce movement speed.
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|description=Turns the Shaman into a Ghost Wolf, increasing speed by 30%.
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|type=Utility
 
|type=Utility
 
|school=[[Nature]]
 
|school=[[Nature]]
|cost=6% of base mana
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|cost=7.2% of [[base mana]]
|cast_time=2
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|cast_time=Instant
|cooldown=N/A
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|cooldown=
|improvement=[[Improved Ghost Wolf]]
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|gcd=1.5 sec
|ranks=1
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|level=15
 
|buff_type=Magic
 
|buff_type=Magic
|buff_desc=Increases movement speed by 40%. Effects that reduce movement speed may not bring you below your normal movement speed.
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|buff_desc=Increases movement speed by 30%.
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|tcg=GhostWolfTCG.jpg
 
}}</onlyinclude>
 
}}</onlyinclude>
 
[[File:Ghostwolf1.jpg|thumb|thumb|Howling in the middle of a foggy night...]]
 
[[File:Ghostwolf1.jpg|thumb|thumb|Howling in the middle of a foggy night...]]
   
'''Ghost Wolf''' transforms the [[shaman]] into the form of a [[ghost]] [[wolf]], increasing movement speed by 40%.
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'''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%.
   
==Rank Table==
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== Utility ==
{| class="darktable" style="text-align:center"
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*Move 30% faster (The Enchant Boot - Minor Speed enchant has no effect on Ghost Wolf speed)
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*Attack with a bite attack; damage and attack speed depend on what weapon the shaman has equipped.
! Level !! Cost
 
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| 16 || {{cost||23}}
 
|}
 
 
==Things you can do in Ghost Wolf form==
 
*Move 40% 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) even if you have 1 weapon skill in wolf form you will have full skill.
 
 
*Become hard to see by other players (though this won't affect aggressive [[mobs]]).
 
*Become hard to see by other players (though this won't affect aggressive [[mobs]]).
 
*Your ability to loot, skin, and gather herbs remains usable.
 
*Your ability to loot, skin, and gather herbs remains usable.
*Carry the flag in Warsong Gulch.
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*Carry the flag in [[Warsong Gulch]].
 
*Do a silly dance! (/dance)
 
*Do a silly dance! (/dance)
   
== Improvements ==
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== Tips ==
* [[Improved Ghost Wolf]] will reduce the cast time of your Ghost Wolf by 1 or 2 seconds. Fully talented, this will make your Ghost Wolf spell instant cast.
 
* {{item|Glyph of Ghost Wolf}} allows your Ghost Wolf form to regenerate an additional 1% of your maximum health every 5 sec.
 
 
==Tips and Tactics==
 
* Ghost Wolf regenerating 1% of your maximum health every 5 sec.
 
 
* 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.
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** 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]].
 
** You're immune to abilities targeting Humanoids, such as [[Mind Control]] or [[Track Humanoids]].
 
** You're immune to abilities targeting Humanoids, such as [[Mind Control]] or [[Track Humanoids]].
* There are four PvP rewards which further increase the speed by +15% speed when in ghost wolf form. (will not work for players above level 60)
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* There are four PvP rewards which further increase the speed by +15% speed when in ghost wolf form (will not work for players above level 60).
 
**{{item|General's Mail Boots}}
 
**{{item|General's Mail Boots}}
 
**{{item|Marshal's Mail Boots}}
 
**{{item|Marshal's Mail Boots}}
 
**{{item|Blood Guard's Mail Greaves}}
 
**{{item|Blood Guard's Mail Greaves}}
 
**{{item|Knight-Lieutenant's Mail Greaves}}
 
**{{item|Knight-Lieutenant's Mail Greaves}}
* If [[Rockbiter Weapon]] has been cast prior to becoming a wolf and the shaman keeps that weapon equipped, it will significantly increase the damage done with each bite.
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* If {{ability|Rockbiter Weapon}} has been cast prior to becoming a wolf and the shaman keeps that weapon equipped, it will significantly increase the damage done with each bite.
*Ghost Wolf can't be cast in indoor areas.
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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 [[Flametongue Weapon]], [[Windfury Weapon]], and [[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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Have a nice day. :) -->
 
Have a nice day. :) -->
 
{{Elinks-spell|2645}}
 
{{Elinks-spell|2645}}
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{{Classfooter|Shaman}}
 
{{Classfooter|Shaman}}

Revision as of 03:15, January 18, 2013

Ghost Wolf
Spell nature spiritwolf
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
Ghostwolf1

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%.

Utility

  • 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)

Tips

Patch changes

  • 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.
  • 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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Facts about Ghost WolfRDF feed
Patch date12 October 2010 +, 8 December 2009 + and 10 October 2005 +

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