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Healing Stream Totem
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  • Healing Stream Totem
  • 30 sec cooldown
  • 8.6% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Summons a Water Totem with 5 health at the feet of the caster that heals an injured party or raid member within 40 yards for x every 2 sec. Lasts 15 sec.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown30 sec (GCD 1 sec)
Level required30
Related buff
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  • Healing Stream
  • Heals X every 2 seconds.
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Healing Stream Totem is a core shaman ability learned at level 30. It heals the most injured party member within 40 yards, producing an instant heal, and then a heal every two seconds. It is not considered a heal over time ability, and so does not benefit from haste.

Modified by

Restoration (Shaman) Restoration abilities


Healing Stream Totem is a Water totem, and thus cannot be used at the same time as another water totem. Like all shaman totems it only has 5 hit points and is easily targeted and destroyed. Unlike many other totems, Healing Stream Totem only affects a single party or raid member.

Healing Stream Totem gains a benefit from the caster's healing spell power, greatly increasing its effect. The totem used to use the spell power that the caster had at the time of casting for the full duration, but now adjusts it's output depending on on whatever buffs the shaman has at any particular moment, including temporary boosts such as activated trinkets.


Certain raid encounters temporarily increase your healing done. Placing a Healing Stream Totem at such a time can result in the totem healing for a very large amount each tick. As an example, the Serenity beam on the Netherspite encounter can increase the healing done by Healing Stream Totem by up to 250%, lasting the full five minutes.

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Totems will no longer cause hostile creatures to enter combat with the Shaman based on proximity.; Healing Stream Totem’s mana cost has been reduced to 10% of base mana (down from 23.5%), and its healing has been reduced by 50%.
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.1.0 (27-Nov-2012): All totems are now considered spells, and summoning totems can be prevented by silencing effects. Searing Totem, Magma Totem, and Fire Elemental totems fall into the Fire school, while all other totems fall under the Nature school.
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): All healing critical strikes now heal for 2 times a normal heal (+100%), up from 1.5 times a normal heal (+50%).
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade/ World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Totem duration increased from 2 to 5 minutes.
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): The Global Cooldown of all Totems has been reduced to 1 seconds, down from 1.5 seconds.
  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Duration increased to 2 minutes.
  • World of Warcraft Patch 1.11.0 (20-Jun-2006): Healing done now scales with bonus healing from gear. Mana cost reduced.

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