Spell fire elementaldevastation
  • Ascendance
  • 3 min cooldown
  • 2.5% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • The Shaman transforms into a being of raw elemental energy for 15 sec.

    While in the form of a Flame Ascendant, Lava Burst has no cooldown and Chain Lightning is empowered to become Lava Beam.

    While in the form of an Air Ascendant, auto-attacks and Stormstrike become Wind attacks, bypassing armor, and having a 30 yard range.

    While in the form of a Water Ascendant, all healing done is duplicated and distributed evenly among nearby allies.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown3 min
Level required87

Ascendance is a core shaman ability learned at level 87. It permits shamans to transform into a type of elemental ascendant for a brief period of time, imbuing them with different abilities based on the shaman's specialization.

Patch changes

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Ascendance for the Enhancement specialization now changes the Shaman's auto attacks and Stormstrike to deal Wind-based physical damage that bypasses armor.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.2.0 (5-Mar-2013): Lava Beam's damage now increases with jumps. Each jump increases the damage by 10%.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Added.

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