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Monk Changes in Dragonflight Alpha Build 45141

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Monks have been reworked this week on the Dragonflight Alpha, so we've looked at the class tuning and new talents in more detail.



  • Stagger Stagger - You shrug off attacks, delaying a portion of Physical damage based on your Agility, instead taking it over 10 sec. Affects magical attacks at 0% 35% effectiveness.
  • Fortifying Brew Fortifying Brew (Rank 2) - Fortifying Brew increases Stagger effectiveness by 10% 15% while active. Combines with other Fortifying Brew effects.
  • Exploding Keg Exploding Keg - Hurls a flaming keg at the target location, dealing [ 189% 258% of Attack Power ] Fire damage to nearby enemies, causing your attacks against them to deal [ 20% of Attack Power ] additional Fire damage, and causing them to miss their melee attacks for the next 3 sec.


  • Life Cocoon Life Cocoon - Life Cocoon increases all healing over time received by 50%. 0%.
  • Vivify renamed to Invigorating Mists Invigorating Mists
  • Invoke Yu'lon, the Jade Serpent Invoke Yu'lon, the Jade Serpent - Summons an effigy of Yu'lon, the Jade Serpent for 25 sec. Yu'lon will heal injured allies with Soothing Breath, healing the target and up to 2 allies for [ 105% of Spell Power ] over 4.5 sec. [NYI] Enveloping Mist costs 33% less mana while Yu'lon is active.
  • Renewing Mist renamed to Mastery of Mist Mastery of Mist.
  • Thunder Focus Tea Thunder Focus Tea
    • Essence Font: Channels 100% faster.
    • Vivify: No mana cost.
    • Rising Sun Kick: Cooldown reduced by 9 sec.
    • Essence Font: Channels 100% faster.

New Monk Talents

  • Faeline Stomp Faeline Stomp - Strike the ground fiercely to expose a faeline for 30 sec, dealing [ 40% of Attack Power ] Nature damage to up to 5 enemies, and restores [ 91% of Spell Power ] health to up to 5 allies within 30 yds caught in the faeline. Stagger is 5% more effective for 8 sec against enemies caught in the faeline suffer an additional [ 65% of Attack Power ] damage. Your abilities have a 6% chance of resetting the cooldown of Faeline Stomp while fighting on a faeline. (Costs 4% of Base Mana, Instant, 1 charge, 30 yd range, 30 sec recharge)
  • The Black Flame's Gamble The Black Flame's Gamble - Thunder Focus Tea also grants Effuse, Enveloping Mist, Essence Font, Renewing Mist, and Vivify 1 extra charge at random. (Instant, 30 sec cooldown)
  • Calming Coalescence Calming Coalescence - Each time Soothing Mist heals, the absorb amount of your next Life Cocoon is increased by 3%, stacking up to 50 times.
  • Gift of the Celestials Gift of the Celestials - Reduces the cooldown of Invoke Yul'on, the Jade Serpent by 2 min, but decreases its duration to 12 sec.
  • Unison Unison - Soothing Mist heals a second injured ally within 15 yds for 50% of the amount healed.
  • Secret Infusion Secret Infusion - After using Thunder Focus Tea, your next spell gives 5% of a stat for 10 sec:
    • Enveloping Mist: Critical Strike
    • Renewing Mist: Haste
    • Vivify: Mastery
    • Rising Sun Kick: Versatility
    • Essence Font: Haste
  • Restorative Proliferation Restorative Proliferation - Each time Enveloping Mist heals, its healing bonus has a 50% chance to spread to an injured ally within 30 yds.
  • Quick Sip Quick Sip - Purify 1% of Stagger each time you gain 3 sec of Shuffle duration.
  • Overflowing Mists Overflowing Mists - Your Enveloping Mists heal the target for 2.0% of their maximum health each time they take damage.
  • Tea of Plenty Tea of Plenty - Thunder Focus Tea also grants Enveloping Mist, Essence Font, Renewing Mist, Rising Sun Kick, and Vivify 1 extra charge at random. (Instant, 30 sec cooldown)
  • Uplifted Spirits Uplifted Spirits - Rising Sun Kicks and Vivify critical strikes reduce the remaining cooldown on Revival by 1.0 sec, and Revival heals targets for 10.0% of Revival's heal over 10 sec.
  • Mists of Life Mists of Life - Life Cocoon applies Renewing Mist and Enveloping Mist to the target.
  • Peaceful Mending Peaceful Mending - Allies targeted by Soothing Mist receive 10% more healing from your Enveloping Mist and Renewing Mist effects.
  • Accumulating Mist Accumulating Mist - Zen Pulse's damage and healing is increased by 10% each time Soothing Mist heals, up to 6 times. When your Soothing Mist channel ends, this effect is canceled.
  • Zen Pulse Zen Pulse - Trigger a Zen Pulse around an ally. Deals [ 13.12% of Spell Power ] damage to all enemies within 8 yds of the target. The ally is healed for [ 23.1% of Spell Power ] per enemy damaged. (Instant, 40 yd range)
  • Zen Reverberation Zen Reverberation - Zen Pulse triggers a second time at 30% effectiveness if cast on targets with both Renewing Mist and Enveloping Mist.
  • Invoker's Delight Invoker's Delight - You gain 33% haste for 20 sec after summoning your Celestial.
  • Restoral Restoral - Heals all party and raid members within 40 yards for [ 283% of Spell Power ] and clears them of all harmful Poison and Disease effects. Castable while stunned. (Costs 4.3% of Base Mana, Instant, 1 charge, 3 min recharge)
  • Ferocity of Xuen Ferocity of Xuen - Increases all damage dealt by 2%.
  • Invoker's Delight Invoker's Delight - You gain 33% haste for 20 sec after summoning your Celestial.
  • Heavy Air Heavy Air - Increases the range of Crackling Jade Lightning by 10 yards.
  • Misty Peaks [NYI] Misty Peaks [NYI] - Renewing Mist's heal over time effect has a 5% chance to proc Enveloping Mist for 3 sec.
  • Dancing Mists Dancing Mists - Renewing Mist has a 10% chance to immediately spread to an additional target when initially cast or when traveling to a new target.
  • Ancient Concordance [NYI] Ancient Concordance [NYI] - Your Blackout Kicks strike 2 targets and have an additional 3% chance to reset the cooldown of your Rising Sun Kick while within your Faeline Stomp.
  • Summon White Tiger Statue [NYI] Summon White Tiger Statue [NYI] - Summons a White Tiger Statue at the target location for 30 sec, pulsing 1 damage to all enemies every 2 sec for 30 sec. (Instant, 40 yd range, 2 min cooldown)
  • Awakened Faeline [NYI] Awakened Faeline [NYI] - Your abilities reset Faeline Stomp 100% more often. While within Faeline Stomp, your Tiger Palms strike 2 targets and your Spinning Crane Kick heals nearby allies for 15% of the damage done.
  • Vivacious Vivification Vivacious Vivification - Vivify is now instant cast.
  • Fast Feet Fast Feet - Rising Sun Kick deals 70% increased damage. Spinning Crane Kick deals 10% additional damage.
  • Roll Out Roll Out - During Roll, you are immune to roots and snares.
  • Feathers of a Hundred Flocks Feathers of a Hundred Flocks - Spinning Crane Kick radius increased by 15%.
  • Fortifying Brew Fortifying Brew - Cooldown reduced by 2 min.
  • Fortifying Brew [NYI] Fortifying Brew [NYI] - Increases Dodge and Armor while Fortifying Brew is Active by 25%.
  • Rapid Diffusion [NYI] Rapid Diffusion [NYI] - Rising Sun Kick and Enveloping Mist apply Renewing Mist for 3 seconds to an ally within 0 to 40 yds.
  • Rising Star Rising Star - Rising Sun Kick damage increased by 10%.
  • Crane Vortex Crane Vortex - Spinning Crane Kick damage increased by 10%.
  • Flashing Fists Flashing Fists - Fists of Fury damage increased by 10%.
  • Touch of the Tiger Touch of the Tiger - Tiger Palm damage increased by 25%.
  • Improved Detox Improved Detox - Detox additionally removes all Poison and Disease effects.
  • Fortifying Brew Fortifying Brew - Turns your skin to stone for 15 sec, increasing your current and maximum health by 15% and reducing all damage you take by 15%. Combines with other Fortifying Brew effects.
  • Exploding Keg Exploding Keg - Hurls a flaming keg at the target location, dealing [ 258% of Attack Power ] Fire damage to nearby enemies, causing your attacks against them to deal [ 20% of Attack Power ] additional Fire damage, and causing them to miss their melee attacks for the next 3 sec.

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