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Blast Wave
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  • Blast Wave
  • 40 yd  range
  • 25 sec cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Causes an explosion around the target enemy or ally, dealing x Fire damage to all enemies within 8 yards, and reducing movement speed by 70% for 4 sec. A primary enemy target will take 100% increased damage. Max 2 charges.

    Replaces Frost Nova.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown25 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required75
Related debuff
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  • Blast Wave
  • Movement speed reduced by 70%.
  • Duration: 4 seconds

Blast Wave is a mage talent available at level 75 for those with the fire specialization. It deals Fire damage and slows all enemies within eight yards of the caster. The slow effect lasts for four seconds.

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Re-added.
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Removed.
  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.3.0 (08-Dec-2009): The mana cost of this talent has been significantly reduced.
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade/ World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Added a knockback effect to the spell. Targets are now thrown between 10 and 15 yards away from the caster.
  • World of Warcraft Patch 1.6.0 (12-Jul-2005): Will now cause damage to targets immune to immobilizing effects.
  • World of Warcraft Patch 1.3.0 (07-Mar-2005): Blast Wave damage radius fixed so damage properly extends to 10 yd.

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