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Sphere of Suppression - Heart of Azeroth Essence Spotlight

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Sphere of Suppression is a PvP Essence which reduces the movement and attack speed of enemies. In this article, we're looking at its ranks and sources in more detail. Check out our Heart of Azeroth Essence Guide to learn more about the new system!

Sphere of Suppression

Swirling with heavy arcane energies, giving you a greater feeling of control.

Essence Effects and Sources

Rank 1 (Sphere of Suppressed Force Sphere of Suppressed Force)

You must win a PvP Island Expedition, Normal and Epic Battleground to get the first rank of the Essence (Storming the Battlefield).

  • Major PowerSuppressing Pulse Suppressing Pulse - Unleash a heavy pulse of suppressive energy, reducing the movement speed of all enemies within 15 yds by 70% and reducing their attack speed by 25% for 8 sec. (60 sec cooldown)
  • Minor PowerSphere of Suppression Sphere of Suppression - When an enemy melee attacks you, their movement speed is reduced by 30% and you gain ??? Haste for 5 sec.
    • NoteTooltips currently display 0 Haste and we only had numbers for the Rank 3 Minor Power on 8.2 PTR.

Rank 2 (Sphere of Unrestrained Fury Sphere of Unrestrained Fury)

Earn 15,000 Honor from PvP Island Expeditions, Brawls, Battlegrounds, and Epic Battlegrounds (Battlefield Brawler Battlefield Brawler) to upgrade to this rank.

Cooldown of the active ability is reduced by 15 seconds and the minor power adds Speed on top of Haste and lasts for two more seconds.

  • Major PowerSuppressing Pulse Suppressing Pulse - Unleash a heavy pulse of suppressive energy, reducing the movement speed of all enemies within 15 yds by 70% and reducing their attack speed by 25% for 8 sec. (60 45 sec cooldown)
  • Minor PowerSphere of Suppression Sphere of Suppression - When an enemy melee attacks you, their movement speed is reduced by 30% and you gain ??? +++ Haste and Speed for 5 7 sec.

Rank 3 (Sphere of Leeched Mobility Sphere of Leeched Mobility)

Gather 50,000 Honor from PvP Island Expeditions, Brawls, Battlegrounds, and Epic Battlegrounds (Battlefield Tactician Battlefield Tactician) to unlock this rank of Sphere of Suppression.

If you hit an enemy, your movement speed will increase by 50% for 8 seconds on top of reducing your enemy's attack speed. The amount of Haste and Speed is increased on the minor power.

  • Major PowerSuppressing Pulse Suppressing Pulse - Unleash a heavy pulse of suppressive energy, reducing the movement speed of all enemies within 15 yds by 70% and reducing their attack speed by 25% for 8 sec. If you hit an enemy, gain 50% movement speed for 8 sec. (45 sec cooldown)
  • Minor PowerSphere of Suppression Sphere of Suppression - When an enemy melee attacks you, their movement speed is reduced by 30% and you gain ??? 350 Haste and Speed for 7 sec.

Rank 4 (Sphere of Incandescent Neutralization Sphere of Incandescent Neutralization)

To collect the final fourth rank of the Essence, you must collect up to 100,000 Honor from PvP Island Expeditions, Brawls, Battlegrounds, and Epic Battlegrounds and earn the Battlefield Master Battlefield Master achievement.

The fourth rank of the Essence is only a cosmetic upgrade to its visual and shares stats with the previous rank.

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