Arcane Blast = 2.5 sec cast Arcane Explosion = instant cast (1.5 sec gcd) 4.5+2.5 =7 seconds 7/6 = 16.7% haste and no lag required to do rotation 3/4.66 = 64.3% of time spent casting ArcEx * 1.63 = 105% total damage from arcane explosion + arcane blast damage @ your other questions, yes you need spellfire / spellstrike, and you might as well craft it anyway for when you are fire, as you will be fire for a while before you get your 2 pc t5. The build involved wearing 3 pieces of spellfire gear and a sunfire weapon enchant, while using arcane missiles as your filler spell. TBC; Vanilla Quick Facts; Entry: 30451. As far as I heard you use scorch when not bursting with AB, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, World of Warcraft non-retail server lists and discussion, Press J to jump to the feed. But lets try to do this with no +dmg calculated. Until then you can do really good damage as fire. Obviously you need 2 pc T5 before you can even start, so before that you're fire (or possibly frost very early on if you want, but I recommend just being fire). Effect stacks up to 150 times and lasts 6sec or until any Arcane damage spell except Arcane Blast or Arcane Explosion is cast. It requires some gear min-maxing and mana management but provides you with great burst damage. → Three Arcane Blast → Mirror Image if you have 4 T10 set (Bloodmage’s Regalia)→ Icy Veins, Arcane Power, Trinkets → Arcane Blast → Arcane Missiles if Missile Barrage activated, or wait until it procs. tested and reported. Same thing they did with Mages, you really can't be a true arcane mage using just arcane missiles. Talents Arcane is an interesting choice for Mages. If you were looking for WoW Classic content, please refer to our Classic Mage addons and macros. Short = full spellpower, long = full int, medium = mix. Each time you cast Arcane Blast, the casting time is reduced while mana cost is increased. Blasts a target for 120 Arcane damage. In the Uncategorized Spells category. SSC continues to be your friend, serpent whatever coil the mage trinket is excellent and also the sextant is very good. This card deals damage equal to 2 + (Spell Damage bonus x 2). Each time you cast Arcane Blast, the damage of all Arcane spells is increased by 15% and mana cost of Arcane Blast is increased by 175%. Version: 470 8% of base mana: 30 yd range; 2.5sec cast: Blasts the target with energy, dealing 7400 to 8601 Arcane damage. Not true at all, most fights you dont need it assuming your guild have proper raid optimisation. Arcane Mage Guide. Hopefully your guild doesnt mind giving you all the innervates, only way its competetive. Details on spell. You need to Sign In with your forum account (or Sign Up if you are not registered yet). We had a couple other mages trying it also. It's the little things lol. Maybe you could throw the AM in occasionally if you happened to get a clearcasting proc right when you needed to move for a boss mechanic, so then you would know about it. i'd say i was getting hit about 800 per crit that the mage had on me. In PvEcombat, this playstyle is handled in a continuous cycle known as "phases": a "burn phase" followed by a "conserve phase", repeating throughout the encounter. Kind of a catch 22. TBC Talent Calculator for World of Warcraft Select the class you would like to view TBC talents for. I play Arcane Mage since TBC, in my opinion; Legion was when this spec reached its pinnacle! Scryer has the +hit trinket early on which is good. Duration: n/a: School: Arcane: Mechanic: n/a: Dispel type: n/a It was simmed to be higher dps than the frostbolt filler spec by far, while only being slightly worse on mana due to arcane missiles synergy with judgement of wisdom. It would pull ahead on sims all the way up until tier 6 gear from Sunwell, which is when the frostbolt spec took over in damage due to upgrading your spellfire set. The guide includes Talents, Gems, Enchantments, Gameplay & Skill rotation tips. As for Arcane, the rotation is apparently simple (spam Arcane Blast), but the difficulty lies in managing your mana bar, and knowing how much you can push before running OOM. I didn't play it personally but had a close friend who was raiding with it for a good while and I helped him some/discussed it in great detail. i remember reading something about trinket from shadow in kara but it seems meh, You can try it out on Smolderforge and do a SM raid to get the rough idea. This will cast Arcane Blast 4 times to build up Arcane Charges, then cast Arcane Barrage. Below we have a build that has all of the necessary talents in the Arcane tree, while also having the flexibility from the Ice tree. All the new AQ spell Ranks follow the same above calculations if anyone was curious. #show Arcane Blast /cast [mod:shift, nochanneling] Arcane Missiles; /castsequence [nochanneling] reset=10/nocombat Arcane Blast, Arcane Blast, Arcane Blast, Arcane Blast, Arcane Barrage Arcane didn’t receive updates to its core spell effects until the BFA pre-patch. TBC; Vanilla Quick Facts; Entry: 67997. Aldor vs. Scryer doesn't matter much I don't think, Aldor inscription is .00001 better than scryer for mages I guess but who really cares. Each Arcane Charge increases damage by 60% and mana cost by 100%, and reduces cast time by 8%. Note that there is a side effect with the Arcane Blast effect, where if you channel Arcane Missiles while under it, and fire off an Arcane Barrage just as the 5th missile lands, the Barrage … The spec (i.e. Also, unless you want to be even more squishy Id ignore the spellweave set. However, this can be managed and manipulated by the mage by properly utilizing Arcane Charges' effects. The balancing of stats is a very hard thing to nail down, since it depends really. Arcane mage feels boring - compared to Legion. So if you wanted to change it to an arcane missiles you'd have to stop your current cast and start the AM, which is pretty bad for dps. Each time Arcane Blast is cast, the damage of Arcane spells is increased by 10% and spell casting time is reduced by 10%. The bas… Talents with +% Damage (Firepower, Piercing Ice, Arcane Instability, Arcane Power) is multiplyed ->after<- +Damage in the formula, so the effect will naturally scale with you collecting +Damage eq. Arcane is an interesting choice for Mages. Comment by 8004 correction, i've seen some dominant 41/10/ 0 mages while iwas pvping. Arcane is mostly viable in T6 content though. Browsing thru EJ forums i gathered some info, but looking for more experienced players, So the general idea is that you spam AB for dps, frostbolts to save mana and use mana gems/pots asap, Is there notable/musthave gear from raids(aside from 2pt5)? Maybe gloves as your 2nd, since leo is pretty easy on most servers. Yes the build is 40/0/21 iirc and you Frostbolt when not AB'ing. Blasts a target for 85 Arcane damage. Some people even advocate adding some mp5, although I think that is foolhardy. Effect stacks up to 648 times and lasts 8 sec. Double Ice Block for survivability and Ic… Requires Mage (Arcane) Blasts the target with energy, dealing [ 45.7% of Spell Power ] Arcane damage. Once you have the t5 bonus for 20% damage on arcane blast, and with the correct amount of haste (id have to check for breakpoints, on mobile) arcane was super fucking good. I'd go scryer just for the early trinket and the superior location in Shattrath. As far as tier pieces, iirc the T5 legs are pretty much universally weak for all classes compared to their non-tier counterparts, so you don't want the legs. It is best used after you cast Arcane Blast 4 times and have the debuff stacked on you 4 times. In this guide, you will learn about playing an Arcane Mage in dungeons and raids. Family: Mage. If the fight is short enough (think Shade of Akama) an int arcane mage will get destroyed by a spell power arcane mage. The only other factor would be I guess Shattered Sun neck, although that's so far down the road and there's plenty of good necks that it probably doesn't matter either. If you end the fight with mana still in the tank then you either a) wore too much int and not enough spellpower and/or b) frostbolted too much and didn't yolo arcane blast enough. Glyphed for Arcane Blast and Mage Armor would of course be recommended. On this page, you will find a number of useful macros and addons to make your life easier when playing your Arcane Mage in World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.0.2. If it was me I'd try to get duplicate/similar pieces and gem some with int and some with spellpower and swap according to the length of the fight. /cast Fire Blast; This is the macro that will get you the tag when there are more than 5 players waiting for a respawn (otherwise just group up with them). Duration: n/a: School: Mechanic: n/a: Dispel type: n/a Each time you cast Arcane Blast, the casting time is reduced while mana cost is increased. Arcane Blast. Beyond that probably just whatever drops. Once you have the t5 bonus for 20% damage on arcane blast, and with the correct amount of haste (id have to check for breakpoints, on mobile) arcane was super fucking good. I'd imagine you'd want helm so you can get meta, because spellstrike hood doesn't have a meta. Welcome to our WoW Classic guide for arcane mages! Each time you cast Arcane Blast, the damage of Arcane Blast and Arcane Explosion is increased by 10%, Arcane Blast casting time is reduced by 100.1 sec and Arcane Blast mana cost is increased by 150%. This build also has the added benefit of smoothing out the transition from fire to arcane once you get your 2 piece of tier 5, as the 3 piece set bonus from spellfire scales directly off intellect and you gem for full intellect. You shouldn't be getting hit by random AoE... and good luck finding a raid spot without Spellfire when you're competing with the other 9999 mages who have it. That means mana pots on CD, all gems made before every bossfight, and most importantly, you WILL need a spriest in your group. Of all three mage specializations, arcane definitely raises some of the most interesting questions. Arcane Blast 40 ydrange2.0% of base mana2.25 sec castBlasts the target with energy, dealing x Arcane damage and generating an Arcane Charge.Arcane Blast's damage is increased by 50% per Arcane Charge, and its mana cost is increased by 100% per Arcane Charge.Replaces Frostfire Bolt.Enhanced Arcane Blast (Level 92+)Each stack of Arcane Charge now reduces the cast time of Arcane Blast by … Effect stacks up to 175 times and lasts 6sec or until any Arcane damage spell except Arcane Blast is cast. Arcane can be stupid nuts on dps but you will need ALOT of mana. → Three Arcane Blast → Mirror Image if you have 4 T10 set (Bloodmage’s Regalia)→ Icy Veins, Arcane Power, Trinkets → Arcane Blast → Arcane Missiles if Missile Barrage activated, or wait until it procs. Blasts a target for 85 Arcane damage. (64 and 70 for Scorch). Instead, mages will build (together or alone) Scorch to 5 stacks and then spam Fireball. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Yes the +fire damage is very high but the lack of base stats just makes you prone to 1 shotting by random aoe. Hit -> Spell Power & Haste -> Crit -> Spirit -> Intellect Mages require 17% of Hit (446 rating) to always hit the target. Spam it to quickly target the named NPC and cast an instant Fire Blast, ensuring the tag in the most efficient manner possible. Druid Hunter Mage Paladin Priest Rogue Shaman Warlock Warrior It requires some gear min-maxing… One suggestion was to use 50/0/11 deep arcane all the way up to tier 6. You sound like you know next to nothing about mage PVE. Until the BFA pre-patch, Arcane Blast had not received a graphics update since the launch of TBC … Please make sure you have javascript enabled. Arcane isn't very good currently, but maybe this will be worth it in TBC with Arcane Blast. Prior to that Arcane Missiles and Arcane Explosion had not received a graphics update since WoW’s launch nearly 14 years earlier. they probably used arcane missiles when the clearcast procs. Link. Arcane doesn’t have much of a place as a damage specialization by itself due to a limited number of arcane spells, but it is a prominent choice… But hey - play around with things, maybe get a spreadsheet, and see what you can figure out. - The concept of "Arcane Mage" does really not exist, although it was improved over vanilla with the introduction of Arcane Blast. The arcane tree also scales good into the late game, while having lower gear requirements than Fire ( 10% hit from Arcane Focus ). And casting AM any time that you DON'T have clearcasting would be bad, so you can't plan for it. Arcane Blast. i'm kinda afraid i'll be useless without them. Arcane Blast. Generates 1 Arcane Charge. Hit -> Spell Power & Haste -> Crit -> Spirit -> Intellect Mages require 17% of Hit (446 rating) to always hit the target. Blasts the target with energy, dealing 7400 to 8601 Arcane damage. Just a random thing to consider when picking your spec for T5/T6. Frost doesn't exist in TBC PvE. Family: Mage. Additionally you could also change the macro to cast Arcane Blast 4 times, then proc Mana Gem, Arcane power and cast another Arcane Blast. When Arcane Missiles procs hold shift to cast Arcane Missiles after the fourth Arcane Blast. Arcane Blast 483 to 557 Arcane damage @ 1.5 sec cast time & 570 Mana 483 to 557 Arcane damage @ 2.5 sec cast time & 190 Mana Scorch: 233 to 275 Fire damage. #Show Arcane Power /Use Mana Gem /Cast Arcane Power /Cast Arcane Blast. Your filler spell its competetive since leo is pretty easy on most servers update since WoW s. From the talents is amazingly high comment by 8004 correction, i 've seen some dominant 0. 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