Mage talents in Mists of Pandaria – Fire, Frost and Arcane – new WoW 5.0 talent system

Yep, as you’ve probably heard, WoW 5.0 introduces a new talent system – and we already have the first draft of the talents. So, for your reading pleasure – here are all the Mage talents in Mists of Pandaria, as announced at Blizzcon 2011. Whether you’re Fire, Frost or Arcane, you’ll be able to choose from these talents – one per tier – once WoW 5.0 rolls around.

Updated to the latest Blizzard talent release on 7th Dec 2011.

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Tier 1/ Level 15 talents: Presence of Mind, Scorch, Ice Flows


Presence of Mind

1.25 min cooldown
Instant cast

When activated, your next Mage spell with a casting time less than 10 sec becomes an instant cast spell.


Scorch

40 yd range
1% of base mana

1.5 sec cast

Scorch the enemy for 927 Fire damage. Can be cast while moving.


Ice Flows

1.25 min cooldown
Instant cast

Allows the next two non-instant Mage spells cast within 8 sec to be cast while moving. This spell may be cast while a cast time spell is in progress.

Tier 2/ Level 30 talents: Mana Shield, Blazing Speed, Ice Barrier


Mana Shield

12 sec cooldown
Instant cast

Absorbs 1801 damage, draining mana instead. Drains 1.0 mana per damage absorbed. When your Mana Shield is destroyed, all enemies within 6 yards are knocked back 12 yards. Lasts 1 min.


Blazing Speed

1 min cooldown
Instant

Suppresses movement impairing effects and increases your movement speed by 50% for 4 sec. May only be activated after being affected by a movement impairing effect.


Ice Barrier

3% of base mana

20 sec cooldown
Instant cast

Instantly shields you, absorbing 9123 damage. Lasts 1 min. While the shield holds, spellcasting will not be delayed by damage.

Tier 3/ Level 45 talents: Ring of Frost, Ice Ward, Frostjaw


Ring of Frost

30 yd range
2% of base mana

1 min cooldown
Instant cast

Summons a Ring of Frost, taking 2.50 sec to coalesce. Enemies entering the fully-formed ring will become frozen for 10 sec. Lasts 12 sec. 10 yd radius.


Ice Ward

40 yd range
1% of base mana

20 sec cooldown
Instant cast

When an enemy strikes the target, all enemies within 10 yds will become frozen in place for 5 sec. 1 charge. Lasts 30 sec.


Frostjaw

30 yd range
1% of base mana

20 sec cooldown
1.5 sec cast

Silences and freezes the target in place for 8 sec. Lasts half as long versus Player targets.

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Tier 4/ Level 60 talents: Greater Invisibility, Cauterize, Cold Snap


Greater Invisibility

Instantly makes the caster invisible, reducing all threat and removing two damage over time effects. The effect is cancelled if you perform any actions. Lasts 20 sec. Replaces the Invisibility spell.


Cauterize

An attack which would otherwise kill you will instead bring you to 50% of your maximum health. Movement slowing effects are suppressed, but you will burn for 10% of your maximum health every 1.50 sec for the next 6 sec. This effect cannot occur more than once every two minutes.


Cold Snap

5 min cooldown
Instant cast

When activated, this spell finishes the cooldown of of your Ice Block, Frost Nova, and Water Elemental spells. Instantly restores 10% of your mana.

Tier 5/ Level 75 talents: Sickly Polymorph, Heavy Polymorph, Double Polymorph


Sickly Polymorph

Your polymorphed targets regenerate life at 10% of the normal speed.


Heavy Polymorph

When a target you’ve polymorphed is damaged, that target is stunned for 3 sec. This effect cannot occur more often than once every 10 sec.


Double Polymorph

You may polymorph an additional target, but your polymorph spell lasts 75% of the normal duration.

Tier 6/ Level 90 talents: Arcane Bomb, Living Bomb, Frost Bomb


Arcane Bomb

40 yd range
2% of base mana

Instant cast

Launches an Arcane Bomb instantly dealing 501 damage and dealing 2004 Arcane damage over 12 sec. At any time the Arcane Bomb will jump to another nearby target within 15 yds if a valid target is present. Limit 1 Arcane Bomb.


Living Bomb

40 yd range
2% of base mana

Instant cast

The target becomes a Living Bomb, taking 2004 Fire damage over 12 sec. After 12 sec, the target explodes dealing 629 Fire damage to up to 3 enemies within 10 yards. Limit 3 targets.


Frost Bomb

40 yd range
2% of base mana

Instant cast

Places a Frost Bomb on the target. After 5 sec, the bomb explodes, dealing 501 damage to all targets within 10 yds. All affected targets are slowed by 70% for 4 sec. Limit 1 target.

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