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Water Shield
Ability shaman watershield
  • Water Shield
  • Instant cast
  • The caster is surrounded by globes of water, granting X mana per 5 sec. When a spell, melee, or ranged attack hits the caster, the reactive shield generates X mana. This effect can only occur once every 3 seconds. Lasts 1 hour.

    Only one of your Elemental Shields can be active on you at once.
Usable by
ClassShaman
Properties
TypeUtility
SchoolNature
Cooldown (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required20
Related buff
Ability shaman watershield
  • Water Shield
  • Grants X mana per 5 sec.
    Attacks against you trigger additional mana restoration.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Water Shield is a core shaman ability learned at level 20. The spell passively replenishes mana, and when taking damage, it restores additional mana to the shaman. Water Shield can only proc every few seconds lasts an hour.

Modified by Edit

Inv glyph majorshaman2020
  • Glyph of Water Shield
  • Item Level 25Disenchants into:
    Not disenchantable
  • Major Glyph
  • Classes: Shaman (Restoration)
  • Requires Level 25
  • Use: Permanently teaches you this glyph.
    Increases the mana generated reactively by your Water Shield when you are attacked by 50%, but reduces the passive mana generation by 15%.
  • Sell Price: 1Silver

Notes Edit

  • Being an elemental shield, Water Shield cannot be used at the same time as [Lightning Shield] or [Earth Shield]. It is possible to use Water Shield or Lightning Shield on yourself while Earth Shield is up on another target.
  • The proc cooldown is three seconds. The mana regeneration provided functions like MP5, thus is not affected by the five second rule. This regeneration stacks with all other mana-regeneration effects.
  • Since it costs no mana and provides passive regeneration, Water Shield should be up whenever you aren't using Lightning Shield or Earth Shield. It is a good practice for Elemental and Restoration shamans to make sure Water Shield is always active.

Media Edit

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.2.0 (28-Jun-2011): Lightning Shield and Water Shield can no longer be dispelled.; Water Shield has had its internal cooldown reduced to 3.5 seconds, once again matching other shields. The amount of mana restored when Water Shield procs has been reduced by 50%.
  • Bc icon/Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): New ranks have been added of Water Shield, starting at level 20. (Level 20, 27, 34, 41, 48, 55, 62, 69)
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.2 (2008-01-08): Water Shield now restores mana periodically regardless of how many charges remain. Duration increased to 10 minutes.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): This spell no longer costs any mana to cast and its duration has been shortened. At the end of its duration, it now grants mana for any remaining globes. In addition, the mana granted per globe has beenn substantially increased.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): When a Shaman with this spell active is afflicted with Cyclone, the charge burned will now grant mana.
  • 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 as a new ability for The Burning Crusade.

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