Ability shaman stormstrike
  • Stormstrike
  • Melee   range
  • 7.5 sec cooldown
  • 1% of base mana
  • Instant cast
  • Requires Melee Weapon
  • Strike an enemy, dealing 649% Physical damage with your main-hand and 649% Physical damage with your off-hand, and granting you an additional 25% chance to critically strike that enemy with your Nature damage spells for 15 sec.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown7.5 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
Level required26
Other information
RequirementsRequires Melee Weapon
Related debuff
Ability shaman stormstrike
  • Stormstrike
  • Chance to be critically struck by the Shaman's Nature spells increased by 25%.
  • Duration: 15 seconds
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Stormstrike is a shaman ability learned at level 26 for those with the Enhancement specialization. It is an instant-cast spell that grants an instant attack with all equipped weapons and applies a 15-second debuff that increases the critical strike chance of the Shaman's Nature spells that hit the target by 25%.

Modified by Edit

Spell nature lightningshield Enhancement abilities

Notes Edit

  • When cast, shamans instantly launch a melee attack against the current target. Shamans' weapon enchants have a chance to proc as normal.
  • Stormstrike is not considered a spell, meaning it can still be used even while silenced.

Patch changes Edit

  • 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): Stormstrike now has a cooldown of 7.5 seconds (down from 8 seconds).
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.4.0 (10-Sep-2013) Stormstrike's debuff now also affects Elemental Blast, but now deals 380% weapon damage (down from 450% weapon damage).
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.3.0 (21-May-2013): Stormstrike now deals 450% weapon damage, up from 375%.
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Stormstrike now deals 225% weapon damage, up from 125%.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-04-17): "Totem of the Dancing Flame should no longer cause a target affected by Stormstrike to take additional damage."
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Charges have been increased by 2, and cooldown reduced by 2 sec. Uses the same animation as Mutilate
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.3 (04-Nov-2008): Other shamans can no longer consume charges of your Stormstrike, and each shaman can have their own stormstrike on the victim.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.0 (25-Mar-2008): Stormstrike has a new icon.
  • WoW Icon 16x16/ Bc icon Patch 2.0.1 (05-Dec-2006): With the advent of Dual Wielding, Stormstrike was changed to instantly attack with all equipped weapons.
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.11.0 (20-Jun-2006):  Prior to patch 1.11, Stormstrike cost 30% of base mana and only reset the swing timer, so that it was only useful as an opener or just after a regular swing. It now acts as described, causing an instant, extra attack.

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