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Molten Armor
Ability mage moltenarmor
  • Molten Armor
  • 3.0% of base mana
  • 3 sec cast
  • Increases your spell critical strike chance by 5%.

    Reduces all physical damage taken by 6%.

    Armor Spells
    A Mage can only have one Armor spell active at a time.
Usable by
ClassMage
Properties
TypeUtility, Defensive
SchoolFire
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required34
Related buff
Ability mage moltenarmor
  • Molten Armor
  • Spell critical strike chance increased by 5%.

    Physical damage taken reduced by 6%.
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As if bein' encased in ice wasn't bad enough! How's a rogue to make a living?
- Rotun Daggerhand TCG Fires of Outland

Molten Armor is a core mage ability learned at level 34. It increases spell critical strike chance while reducing physical damage taken. It is a self-buff armor spell. Molten Armor was introduced in the Burning Crusade expansion.

Modified by Edit

Inv glyph majormage2020
  • Glyph of Armors
  • Item Level 25Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Mage
  • Requires Level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.
    Reduces the cast time of your Frost Armor, Mage Armor, and Molten Armor spells by 1.5 sec, and increases the defensive effect of each Armor by an additional 10%.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver

Notes Edit

This is generally considered one of the best armor spells for PvE due to the increase in crit.

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.1.0 (26-Apr-2011): Molten Armor damage can no longer break Polymorph.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Molten Armor, Frost Armor, and Mage Armor no longer cost mana.; Molten Armor tooltips now display the correct information.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Critical strikes from the effect on this armor will no longer trigger Ignite.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Chance to critically strike is now increased by a percentage of the mage's total spirit. 35% of spirit as crit rating (55% if you have the [Glyph of Molten Armor]).
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Frost Armor, Ice Armor, Mage Armor and Molten Armor are no longer Magic effects and cannot be dispelled.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.2 (2008-05-13): Molten Armor will now do damage while a damage absorption shield is active.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): Ignite: This talent is no longer triggered by damage dealt by Molten Armor.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.2 (2007-06-19): Molten Armor can now proc when the Mage is sitting.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Molten Armor will no longer be triggered erroneously by some non-melee attacks, such as Feral Faerie Fire. It will also no longer break crowd controlling affects such as Polymorph.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): A data error was fixed that was causing Molten Armor to generate more threat than intended.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): Mages using "Molten Armor" on themselves and being hit while casting "Arcane Missiles" or "Blizzard" will no longer cancel the spells.

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