Fire Shield
Spell fire firearmor
  • Fire Shield
  • 30 yd  range
  • Instant
  • Surrounds the target in a shield of fire, increasing Fire resistance by X and making every strike against the target cause Y Fire damage to the attacker. Lasts 3 min. The caster cannot cast Fire Shield on himself.
Usable by
TypeUtility, Defensive
CooldownNone/Global Cooldown
Other information
Related buff
Spell fire firearmor
  • Magic
  • Fire Shield
  • Increases Fire resistance by X and causes Y Fire damage to attacker when struck.
  • Duration: 3 min.

Fire Shield places a damage shield on the Warlock and any party members within range (30 yards). The shield deals Fire damage to any enemy who hits a protected person. In addition, rank 6 and higher also increase the Fire resistance. Fire Shield has a spell power coefficient of roughly 1% of the imp's spell power or 0.15% of the warlock's spell power.

Rank Table

Rank Level Resistance Fire damage
1 14 - 5
2 24 - 7
3 34 - 9
4 44 - 11
5 54 - 13
6 64 30 19
7 76 63 33

Talent Improvement

Improved Imp increases damage dealt.

Tips and Tactics

When set to auto-cast, the Imp will cast this on any party members within 30 yds if they receive a melee attack.

As with any fire damage, mobs can resist it and it will not work on fire-immune mobs.

Fire Shield will not unphase the imp, as it is a defensive spell.

Does not stack with Thorns.

Patch changes

  • Wrath-Logo-Small/ Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Removed.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): You can now cast this ability on raid members, rather than party members.

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