Enhancement Shaman DPS Buffs, Debuffs, and Useful Abilities (WoD 6.0.2)

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General Information

On this page, we list the buffs, debuffs and useful abilities that an Enhancement Shaman brings to a raid in World of Warcraft WoD 6.0.2. We also list equivalent buffs and debuffs that other classes provide.

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

About Our Reviewer

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Purge, one of the best Enhancement Shamans in the world, who often contributes to the Enhancement Shaman section of Totem Spot.

6.0.2 Transition Guide

If you want to read all about the Patch 6.0.2 changes and learn how they affect your character, make sure to read our Shaman Transition Guide!

Buffs
Grace of Air Icon Grace of Air
Increase Haste by 30% for all party and raid members for 40 seconds — does not stack with Time Warp Icon Time Warp.
Utility
Cleanse Spirit Icon Cleanse Spirit Removes all Curse effects from a friendly target (8-second cooldown)
Purge Icon Purge Dispels 1 beneficial Magic effect from an enemy target (2 with Glyph of Purge Icon Glyph of Purge)
Tremor Totem Icon Tremor Totem Summon this totem down whenever a boss or an add is about to cast a fear effect on your party or raid. This totem is unique to Shamans and it is important to use it when needed.
Wind Shear Icon Wind Shear Interrupt on a 12-second cooldown
Windwalk Totem Icon Windwalk Totem Tier 2 talent that grants raid-wide immunity against movement-impairing effects for 6 seconds, 1-minute cooldown
Water Walking Icon Water Walking Grants a friendly target the ability to walk on water for 10 minutes
Healing Stream Totem Icon Healing Stream Totem Healing totem
Crowd Control
Frost Shock Icon Frost Shock Single-target slow
Earthbind Totem Icon Earthbind Totem AoE slow, 20-second duration, 30-second cooldown
Earthgrab Totem Icon Earthgrab Totem AoE snare+slow, 20-second duration, 30-second cooldown (Tier 2 talent)
Capacitor Totem Icon Capacitor Totem 5-second AoE stun on 45-second cooldown
Hex Icon Hex Incapacitating ability that has a limited interest due to the fact that other classes have equivalent abilities that do not have cooldowns (namely Polymorph Icon Polymorph for Mages, and Banish Icon Banish for Warlocks)
Survival
Grounding Totem Icon Grounding Totem Prevents a harmful spell from damaging a nearby ally. Reflects spell back to caster with Glyph of Grounding Totem Icon Glyph of Grounding Totem.
Shamanistic Rage Icon Shamanistic Rage Reduces damage taken by 30% for 15 seconds. Also removes the Mana cost of your offensive abilities. Also removes harmful dispellable debuffs if Glyph of Shamanistic Rage Icon Glyph of Shamanistic Rage is equipped.
Stone Bulwark Totem Icon Stone Bulwark Totem Absorption effect (Tier 1 talent).
Astral Shift Icon Astral Shift 40% damage reduction for 6 seconds, on a 90-second cooldown (Tier 1 talent)