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<onlyinclude>{{Infobox ability
 
<onlyinclude>{{Infobox ability
 
|name=Rockbiter Weapon
 
|name=Rockbiter Weapon
|image=Spell_Nature_RockBiter.png
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|image=spell_shaman_unleashweapon_earth.png
|description=Imbue the Shaman's weapon with the fury of the earth, increasing all threat generation by 30% and reducing damage taken by 5%. Lasts 30 minutes.
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|description=Imbue the Shaman's weapon with the fury of the earth, increasing all threat generation by 30% and reducing damage taken by 5%. Lasts 60 minutes.
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|class=[[Shaman]]
 
|type=Utility
 
|type=Utility
|school=Nature
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|school=[[Nature]]
|cost=5% of base mana
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|cost=9.4% of [[base mana]]
 
|cast_time=Instant
 
|cast_time=Instant
|talented=No
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|cooldown=
|improvement=
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|gcd=1.5 sec
|requirements=Melee Weapon
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|requirements=Requires Melee Weapon
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|level=75
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|tcg=RockbiterWeaponTCG.jpg
 
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'''Rockbiter Weapon''' is a core [[shaman]] ability learned at level 75. It adds a 30% threat increase to a shaman's spells and attacks and provides a 5% decrease to all damage taken when a weapon is imbued with it.
   
Rockbiter Weapon adds a 30% threat increase to a [[Shaman|Shaman's]] spells and attacks and provides a 5% decrease to all damage taken when a weapon is imbued with it.
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== Modified by ==
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*{{ability|Unleashed Fury}} (talent)
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*{{ability|Unleash Elements}} (core ability; grants {{ability|Unleash Earth}})
   
== Rank table ==
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== Notes ==
{| class="darktable" style="text-align:center"
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*This essentially gives the shaman some [[tank|tanking]] capabilities. The shaman class still cannot serve as a full-time tank, though if temporary off-tanking is needed they can fill the role in a pinch with this ability.
! Rank !! Level !! Cost
 
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| 1 || 75 || {{cost|15|93}}
 
|}
 
 
==Notes==
 
Rockbiter Weapon no longer provides a damage increase to weapons; instead it increases [[threat]] generation and damage reduction, essentially giving the shaman some [[tank|tanking]] capabilities. The shaman class still cannot serve as a full-time tank, though if temporary off-tanking is needed they can fill the role in a pinch with this ability.
 
 
==Talents==
 
As of patch 3.0.2 there are no existing Shaman talents to directly support this spell.
 
   
 
== Patch changes ==
 
== Patch changes ==
 
* {{Patch 4.0.1|note=Level requirement increased to 75, Rockbiter Weapon now increases threat generation by 30% and reduces damage taken by 5%.}}
 
* {{Patch 4.0.1|note=Level requirement increased to 75, Rockbiter Weapon now increases threat generation by 30% and reduces damage taken by 5%.}}
 
* {{Patch 3.0.2|note=Rockbiter ranks 5 through 9 have been removed. Windfury Weapon is intended to replace Rockbiter at level 30.}}
 
* {{Patch 3.0.2|note=Rockbiter ranks 5 through 9 have been removed. Windfury Weapon is intended to replace Rockbiter at level 30.}}
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* {{Patch 2.4.0|note=Tooltip and error messages have been adjusted slightly.}}
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* {{Patch 2.3.0|note=For ranks 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 the increased damage resulting from this enchantment has been reduced slightly to match the intended numbers given in the tooltip. Ranks 1, 2, 3, and 9 are unchanged.}}
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* {{Patch 2.0.3|note=no longer charges twice the listed mana when cast.}}
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* {{Patch 2.0.1|note=Rockbiter’s weapon functionality has been changed. It is now a damage proc instead of a flat attack power bonus.; Windfury Weapon and Rockbiter Weapon enchantments will only benefit the weapon with the enchantment on it.}}
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* {{Patch 1.11.0|note=Mana cost has been reduced.}}
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== See also ==
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*{{ability|Earthliving Weapon}} (restoration)
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*{{ability|Flametongue Weapon}}
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*{{ability|Frostbrand Weapon}}
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*{{ability|Maelstrom Weapon}} (enhancement)
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*{{ability|Windfury Weapon}} (enhancement)
   
==See Also==
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== External links ==
*[[Windfury Weapon]]
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{{elinks-spell|8017}}
*[[Frostbrand Weapon]]
 
*[[Flametongue Weapon]]
 
*[[Earthliving Weapon]]
 
   
   

Latest revision as of 05:43, January 24, 2013

Rockbiter Weapon
Spell shaman unleashweapon earth
  • Rockbiter Weapon
  • 9.4% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Imbue the Shaman's weapon with the fury of the earth, increasing all threat generation by 30% and reducing damage taken by 5%. Lasts 60 minutes.
Usable by
ClassShaman
Properties
TypeUtility
SchoolNature
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required75
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
TCG image
RockbiterWeaponTCG

Rockbiter Weapon is a core shaman ability learned at level 75. It adds a 30% threat increase to a shaman's spells and attacks and provides a 5% decrease to all damage taken when a weapon is imbued with it.

Modified by Edit

Notes Edit

  • This essentially gives the shaman some tanking capabilities. The shaman class still cannot serve as a full-time tank, though if temporary off-tanking is needed they can fill the role in a pinch with this ability.

Patch changes Edit

  • Wrath-Logo-Small/Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Level requirement increased to 75, Rockbiter Weapon now increases threat generation by 30% and reduces damage taken by 5%.
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Rockbiter ranks 5 through 9 have been removed. Windfury Weapon is intended to replace Rockbiter at level 30.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): Tooltip and error messages have been adjusted slightly.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): For ranks 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 the increased damage resulting from this enchantment has been reduced slightly to match the intended numbers given in the tooltip. Ranks 1, 2, 3, and 9 are unchanged.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): no longer charges twice the listed mana when cast.
  • WoW Icon 16x16/Bc icon Patch 2.0.1 (05-Dec-2006): Rockbiter’s weapon functionality has been changed. It is now a damage proc instead of a flat attack power bonus.; Windfury Weapon and Rockbiter Weapon enchantments will only benefit the weapon with the enchantment on it.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.11.0 (20-Jun-2006): Mana cost has been reduced.

See also Edit

External links Edit


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