Shamanism is a passive shaman ability learned at level 10 for those with the elemental specialization. It increases the damage of and , reduces the casting time of the former, and also removes the cooldown for the latter.
- Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Shamanism no longer reduces the cast time of Chain Lightning, but instead now increases the damage of Chain Lightning by 100% (up from 70%).
- Patch 5.2.0 (5-Mar-2013): Shamanism now increases the damage of Lightning Bolt by 70% (was 50%).
- Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Changed from a talent to a specialization ability. Lightning Bolt bonus increased to 70% from 50%.
- Patch 4.3.0 (29-Nov-2011): Shamanism now increases the spell power benefit to Lightning Bolt, Lava Burst, and Chain Lightning by 36%, up from 32%.
- Patch 3.3.2 (2010-01-02): This talent now provides 4/8/12/16/20% extra spell damage to Lightning Bolt/Chain Lightning, up from 3/6/9/12/15%, and 5/10/15/20/25% to Lava Burst, up from 4/8/12/16/20%.
- Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Your Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning spells gain an additional 3/6/9/12/15% and your Lava Burst gains an additional 4/8/12/16/20% of your bonus damage effects.
- Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Added.