Shaman Class Changes for Shadowlands (Patch 9.0.1)

Last updated on May 25, 2020 at 13:54 by Stan 1 comment

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

1.

General Changes

2.

Elemental Shaman

  • The Maelstrom resource and accompanying bar have been removed, returning Elemental Shaman's to their former cooldown management playstyle, a design that relies on building stacks of Fulmination Icon Fulmination to determine when to insert Earth Shock Icon Earth Shock into the rotation.
2.1.

Elemental Shaman Talent Changes

  • Echoing Shock Icon Echoing Shock is a new Level 25 talent that blasts a target for significant damage, which makes the Shaman's next healing or damage-dealing spell cast a second time shortly afterward without costing additional resources;
  • Call of the Thunder (Level 25 talent) removed.
2.2.

Elemental Shaman Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Elemental Shamans, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

3.

Enhancement Shaman

  • The Maelstrom resource and bar have been removed;
  • Maelstrom Weapon Icon Maelstrom Weapon returns, giving each attack a chance to grant a stack of a buff that is used to make your next healing or damage-dealing ability instant.
3.1.

Enhancement Shaman Talent Changes

3.2.

Enhancement Shaman Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Enhancement Shamans, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

4.

Restoration Shaman

  • Earth Shield Icon Earth Shield is now baseline for the spec (was a Level 25 talent).
4.1.

Restoration Shaman Talent Changes

  • Surge of Earth Icon Surge of Earth is a new Level 25 talent that expends a few Earth Shield Icon Earth Shield charges to significantly heal the current target and several nearby allies.
4.2.

Restoration Shaman Talent Tree

Below is the current talent tree for Restoration Shamans, as of Shadowlands Alpha 9.0.1 Build 34490.

5.

More Patch 9.0.1 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.1 class changes linked below.

6.

Changelog

  • 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: Reviewed for Alpha Build 34137.
  • 21 Apr. 2020: Page added.
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