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<onlyinclude>{{Infobox ability
|description=Description of spell on tooltip.
|type=Offensive, Utility, or Defensive
|school=[[Physical]], [[Arcane]], [[Fire]], [[Frost]], [[Holy]], [[Nature]], or [[Shadow]]
|cost=x (if spell; if no cost, remove this line)
|costunit=Mana / Rage / Energy / Focus
|range=xx [yd]
|cast_time=xx / Instant / Next melee / Channeled
|cooldown=xx seconds / minutes / hours
|talented=Yes <!--OPTIONAL - "Yes" if ability requires a specific talent; otherwise, "No" or omit.-->
|talent_tree=Tree, Tier # <!--OPTIONAL - Example (for Ice Block): "Frost, Tier 5"-->
|talent_req= <!--OPTIONAL - What talents are prerequisites? Example (for Bestial Wrath): "Intimidation"-->
|improvement=[[TalentName]] <!--OPTIONAL - Example (for Hunter's Mark): "Improved Hunter's Mark"-->
|ranks=# <!--Probably not needed post-Cataclsysm-->
|requirements= <!--OPTIONAL - List any requirements for player or target-->
|buff_name=Name <!--OPTIONAL - Leave this out to make buff_name=name (ability name).-->
|buff_image=Temp.png <!--OPTIONAL - Standard icon-->
|buff_type=Curse <!--OPTIONAL - Leave blank or replace "Curse"
                                with type ("Disease", "Magic", "Poison").-->
|buff_desc=In-game text from buff tooltip <!--buff_desc is a KEY field
                                            - if not included, then no buff section.-->
|buff_dur=# seconds / minutes / hours <!--Replace "#" with number.
                                          Example (for Arcane Intellect): 30 min-->
   <!--Remove the above line if the buff you're describing is not a debuff.-->
   <!--Use (debuff_name, debuff_type, debuff_image, debuff_desc, and debuff_dur)
       if ability has both buff and debuff.-->
<!--If there is a quote to go with the ability, place that here, italicized and indented once.
    The AbilityFlavor template is provided for this purpose as well:
    {{AbilityFlavor|A well-timed blink[...]|TCGHoA|48}}-->
:''A well-timed blink can be the difference between a good story and a tearful eulogy.''{{cite|TCGHoA|48}}
<!--If the quote is from a TCG card, you can use {{TCG quote}}:-->
{{TCG quote|TCG=Through the Dark Portal|card=92}}
<!--Now comes general information regarding the spell-->
'''Ability name''' is a... The first sentence should describe the ability in the most generic way possible.
The rest of the lead paragraph should contain the basics of the spell, including its primary uses.
Limit this paragraph to basic well-known facts about the ability.

== Rank table ==
<!--This is the rank table. Replace numbers in table if needed -->
{| class="darktable zebra" style="text-align: center;"
! Rank || Level || [[Base mana]] cost || Damage || Cost
! 1 
| 30 || 18% || + 32 || {{Cost|1|8}}
! 2 
| 38 || 18% || + 43 || {{Cost|1|80}}

== Notes ==
Something very specific about the ability to be mentioned. List each note using bullets.
It is suggested that the comments at one of the external database sites be imported here.
If no notes, delete this section.

Notes are very specific facts about the spell.  Here is a good place to include damage equations,
special exceptions, and other highly-specific information.
Notes in this section should still be generic, whereas situational uses would go in Tips and tricks section.

If the ability is improved by an item or item-set bonus, then link the item / set here and
explain how many pieces are required if a bonus.

== Improvements ==
Optional section. If only talents or only glyphs, you can just provide "Talent improvements" or "glyphs."

=== Talents ===
Describe in complete sentences a few notable talents and how they apply in the context of this ability.
Do not describe talents in complete detail, that is left for the talent articles themselves.
Instead, summarize each talent with a specific focus on how this particular ability is affected.

=== Glyphs ===
Just list out the glyphs, and use {{t|clrl}} at the end.
{{:Glyph of Dark Death}}
{{:Glyph of Death's Embrace}}

== Tips and tactics ==
Tricks that can be used with this ability. Separate each note by using double enters.
It is suggested that the comments at one of the external database sites be imported here.
If no tips tactics, delete this section. 

This section is for player-submitted tips, tricks, tactics, advice and suggestions.
Use separate paragraphs and complete sentences rather than bullet lists.
If an ability has a situational use, here is a good place to describe it.

For broader tactical situations, such as a particular boss strategy or grinding technique that
encompasses more than just this one ability, do not list that entire tactic here.
Instead, that tactic should be described in the class tactics article, or its own article.
Summarize that tactic, paying attention to this ability's role, then link to the tactic article.

== Known bugs ==
List any known bugs, using bullets. If a more thorough description can be given, use paragraphs.
It is suggested that the comments at one of the external database sites be imported here.
If no known bugs, delete this section.

A good reference for bugs is the WoW bug report forum<ref>{{ref web|url=
|title=|author=|date=}}</ref>, which contains a sticky-thread of known bugs.
Stick to threads that have a Blizzard response confirming the bug.

== Patch changes ==
*{{Patch 2.0.3|note=Added.}}
*{{Patch 2.2.0|note=Changed.}}
In chronological order, oldest patch on top, list the changes that have been made to the ability
through patches.
There should always at least be an "Added" line. Use {{t|Patched|patch{{=}}x.y.z|note{{=}}Added.}} or
{{Patch x.y.z|note=Added.}}.

== External links ==
<!-- Read before posting your links here.
Links that do not conform to the rules will be DELETED.
Repeat violations may result in a BAN.
Have a nice day. :) -->

<!-- Replace ClassX below and below with the class that uses this ability.  Capitalize the class name. -->

[[Category:ClassX abilities]]
<!-- ClassX = class which can use this ability, eg "Mage abilities" -->
[[Category:ClassX talents]]
<!-- if the ability is learned through a talent, replace ClassX with the class that has the talent -->
[[Category:<Spell School> spells]]
<!-- where spell school is arcane, holy, etc. If physical, then delete this.-->

<!--See also , or for good looking articles-->
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Full boilerplate

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  • Name (Racial)
  • xx [yd]  range
  • xx seconds / minutes / hours cooldown
  • x (if spell; if no cost, remove this line)
  • xx / Instant / Next melee / Channeled sec cast
  • List any requirements that the player or the target has to meet in order to be able to use the ability (OPTIONAL)
  • Description of spell on tooltip. Substitute rank changing numbers with X (use Y or Z if more than one number).
Usable by
TypeOffensive, Utility, or Defensive
SchoolPhysical, Arcane, Fire, Frost, Holy, Nature, or Shadow
Casting timexx / Instant / Next melee / Channeled sec cast
Cooldownxx seconds / minutes / hours
Talent treeTree, Tier xx
Other information
RequirementsList any requirements that the player or the target has to meet in order to be able to use the ability (OPTIONAL)
Related debuff
  • Name
  • In-game text from the buff tooltip
  • Duration: xx seconds / minutes / hours