Arcane Mage DPS Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (WoD 6.0.3)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that an Arcane Mage brings to a raid in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.3. We also list equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.

The other pages of our Arcane Mage guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

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6.0.2 Transition Guide

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Buffs
Arcane Brilliance Icon Arcane Brilliance
Time Warp Icon Time Warp Increases Haste by 30% for all party and raid members for 40 seconds — does not stack with Heroism Icon Heroism and Bloodlust Icon Bloodlust.
Amplify Magic Icon Amplify Magic Increases healing received by 10% for all party and raid members for 6 seconds. Casting this ability triggers the Global Cooldown.
Utility
Counterspell Icon Counterspell Interrupt and silence, 24-second cooldown
Remove Curse Icon Remove Curse Removes all Curse effects from a friendly target (8-second cooldown)
Spellsteal Icon Spellsteal Offensive Dispel, steal beneficial effect
Crowd Control
Cone of Cold Icon Cone of Cold Slow, conic area of effect
Frost Nova Icon Frost Nova Root, 8-second duration and 10-yard radius area of effect
Polymorph Icon Polymorph Incapacitate, 50-second duration
Ring of Frost Icon Ring of Frost Root, 10-second duration and 10-yard radius area of effect
Slow Icon Slow Slows the movement speed of the target by 50%.
Survival
Blink Icon Blink Teleport forward 20 yards
Ice Block Icon Ice Block 10-second immunity
Evanesce Icon Evanesce 3-second immunity that still allows casting
Threat reset and 20-second invisibility
Slow Fall Icon Slow Fall Fall damage prevention

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  • 18 Oct. 2014: Added Amplify Magic and added a few missing abilities.