Earth Shock
Spell nature earthshock
  • Earth Shock
  • 25 yd  range
  • 6 sec cooldown
  • 1.25% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Instantly shocks the target with concussive force, causing x Nature damage.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown6 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required6
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Concussion beats concentration.

Earth Shock is a shaman ability learned at level six for those with the Elemental specialization. It is an instant cast spell that causes an amount of nature damage.

Modified by

Spell nature lightning Elemental abilities


  • Prior to patch 2.0.3, Earth Shock generated threat equal to twice its damage. The bonus threat was removed from Earth Shock, while [Frost Shock] gained bonus threat.

Patch changes

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.3 (17-Oct-2015): Damage has been increased by 4%.
  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Earth Shock is now available only to Elemental Shaman. Enhancement and Restoration Shaman should use Frost Shock in its place.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Attack speed reduction of the target increased to 20 %.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.2.0 (04-Aug-2009): Redesigned. This spell no longer interrupts spell casting, but rather reduces melee attack speed by 10% for 8 seconds (exclusive with similar effects such as Thunder Clap).
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): Interrupting a channeled spell with this spell will now always properly prevent casting spells from the same spell school for 2 sec.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Rank 8 is now properly considered an Interrupt effect for talents and abilities that affect interrupts.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): no longer causes increased threat.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): The visual for ranks two through seven has been changed to be consistent with rank one.

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