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Mage Class Changes for Shadowlands (Patch 9.0.1)

Last updated on Jun 20, 2020 at 17:08 by Stan 1 comment

On this page, you will find a list of all Mage changes coming in Shadowlands.

In addition to the class changes listed here, Mages also gain access to class-specific Mage Covenant Abilities that can be used anywhere in the open world and Anima Powers that only work in Torghast.


General Changes


Arcane Mage


Arcane Mage Talent Changes

  • Clearcasting Icon Clearcasting gained an additional stack.
  • Shimmer Icon Shimmer recharge time changed from 20 to 25 seconds.
  • Touch of the Magi Icon Touch of the Magi is now a baseline Arcane ability (was a Level 45 talent).
  • Enlightened is a new Level 45 talent that rewards Mana management.

Arcane Mage Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Arcane Mages.


Arcane Mage PvP Talent Changes


Fire Mage


Fire Mage Talent Changes

  • Blast Wave Icon Blast Wave (Level 25 talent) damage increased by 2.25% and the ability now reduces movement speed for 6 sec (was 4 sec).
  • Alexstrasza's Fury Icon Alexstrasza's Fury (Level 35 talent) now increases the damage of your Pyroblast Icon Pyroblast or Flamestrike Icon Flamestrike by 35%.
  • Kindling Icon Kindling (Level 50 talent) cooldown reduction increased by 1.5 sec (was 1 sec).
  • Pyroclasm Icon Pyroclasm (Level 50 talent) bonus damage increased by 15%.

Fire Mage Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Fire Mages.


Frost Mage

  • Winter's Chill Icon Winter's Chill has been reworked and now causes Frost Mages' next two spells to treat the target as frozen, a debuff that increases the critical hit chance from the Frost Mage.

Frost Mage Talent Changes

No changes to the Frost Mage talent tree have been made yet, besides what we already mentioned in the general section of this page.


Frost Mage Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Frost Mages.


More Patch 9.0.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.1 class changes linked below.



  • 20 Jun. 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34821.
  • 15 Jun. 2020: Shimmer and Alexstrasza's Fury changes.
  • 09 Jun. 2020: Phoenix Flames is now baseline.
  • 02 Jun. 2020: Updated intro with links to Anima Powers and Covenant Abilities.
  • 25 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34490
  • 15 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34365.
  • 08 May 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34278.
  • 30 Apr. 2020: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34199.
  • 28 Apr. 2020: Updated for Alpha Build 34137.
  • 21 Apr. 2020: Page added.
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